Anni Lehti has been appointed Communications Manager of the Finnish Startup Community. Lehti has more than 15 years of extensive and versatile experience in communication and its various areas. Before the Finnish startup community, Lehti worked at the technology company Vincit, responsible for PR and communications. In addition, she has many years of experience as a journalist. Lehti graduated from Aalto University with a major in creative business management (TaM) and a Degree in media studies.
Anna Brchisky, previously in charge of communications for the Finnish Startup Community, will move to a new position as an advisor.
The Finnish Startup Community is an organization established in 2021 that promotes the status of startup and growth companies. The community's goal is to make Finland, together with its member companies, the best country in the world to establish and create successful companies. The community members include, e.g., Supercell, Wolt, Relex, and almost 200 other Finnish growth companies.
Communications Manager Anni Lehti: "I'm looking forward to being able to participate in building a public discussion around startups and influencing socially significant issues. I feel it is important that the community believes in the power of working together and sees opportunities instead of threats. There is a top team working in the Finnish Startup Community, and I am also looking forward to getting to know the member companies of the startup community."
CEO Riikka Pakarinen: "I am pleased to have Anni join us to strengthen the composition of our already professional team. Anni's versatile communication skills will bring even stronger expertise to our work."