Pasi ”Vana” Vanttinen

Managing Partner, founder


Vana is serial entrepreneur, early phase tech investor, futurist, strategist and Vana Capital & Ventures founder.

He has founded, lead teams, financed and invested in 7 different sustainable development and digital tech companies in about 14 years. They have made with minimal resources over 50 tech products from idea to market. Last 5 years the focus have been only in companies with solutions to sustainable urban development.

He has been director of tens of companies, foundations and organizations for the past 20 years. He has brought in his ownership, entrepreneurship, governance, strategy, leadership, management and global business experience.

He has been in different trusted elected and advisory positions in Cities management and development positions in the past 20 years. His focus has been in health care and hospital matters along with strategy and management.

He has also management Turku Business Economics foundation and Entrepreneurs Unemployment Fund asset management strategy, allocation and executions with very good results so far for the past about 15 years.

He has M.Sc. (Economics), M.A. (International Political Economy), AB (Economic History) ja AB (International Commerce) degress from London School of Economics, University of Warwickin and Brown University.

His hobby is golf, sailing, reading complexity and economics literature. He is active RSA fellow, JCI Senator, WFS and AEA member.