TEAM

a great idea is like a flag

you need it to gather an army

and attract great leaders to win the war

diligent design driven by desire

"You see us as you want to see us—in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is an experienced startup visionary...a UX/UI award winner...a bright techie...a hardcore iOS developer. Does that answer your question?"

If you wish to find out more about the team members click on the faces for LinkedIn profiles.

investors

Peter Vesterbacka was formally Rovio’s Mighty Eagle and helped Angry Birds to become a global household name. Together with his partner Kustaa Valtonen, he is now involved in building the FinEstBay tunnel and city development, one of the most ambitious construction projects in Europe. He has also been helping to build Finland’s thriving startup ecosystem, including co-founding MobileMonday and Slush.

Peter Vesterbacka was formally Rovio’s Mighty Eagle and helped Angry Birds to become a global household name. Together with his partner Kustaa Valtonen, he is now involved in building the FinEstBay tunnel and city development, one of the most ambitious construction projects in Europe. He has also been helping to build Finland’s thriving startup ecosystem, including co-founding MobileMonday and Slush.

David Helgason co-founded Unity Technologies (valued at more than 2.5 billion USD) and is a highly active startup investor – both as an angel and LP of young Nordic-centric funds ( Nordic Makers  &  byFounders ). His Unity vision to democratise game development was underpinned by strongly held values. He is driven by a love of game changing innovation and a desire to help people to do their very best.

David Helgason co-founded Unity Technologies (valued at more than 2.5 billion USD) and is a highly active startup investor – both as an angel and LP of young Nordic-centric funds (Nordic Makers & byFounders). His Unity vision to democratise game development was underpinned by strongly held values. He is driven by a love of game changing innovation and a desire to help people to do their very best.

Timo Soininen recently oversaw the sale of Small Giant Games company he co-founded to Zinga for more than 700M USD. In addition to the games industry, he has substantial experience in marketing, customer loyalty, and mobile engagement solutions. A board member and partner at various innovative companies. His advice is concise and his enthusiastic and convivial nature make meeting up a pleasure.

Timo Soininen recently oversaw the sale of Small Giant Games company he co-founded to Zinga for more than 700M USD. In addition to the games industry, he has substantial experience in marketing, customer loyalty, and mobile engagement solutions. A board member and partner at various innovative companies. His advice is concise and his enthusiastic and convivial nature make meeting up a pleasure.

Kustaa Valtonen  is an entrepreneur, angel investor and professional board member. He is a partner together with Peter Vesterbacka at Random Ventures and in the FinEst BayArea tunnel and city development project, where he heads the program management office. Having also invested in many startups via his Valtonen Capital investment company, he is highly experienced and always happy to help out with all the practical ins and outs of the startup life.

Kustaa Valtonen is an entrepreneur, angel investor and professional board member. He is a partner together with Peter Vesterbacka at Random Ventures and in the FinEst BayArea tunnel and city development project, where he heads the program management office. Having also invested in many startups via his Valtonen Capital investment company, he is highly experienced and always happy to help out with all the practical ins and outs of the startup life.

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advisors

Frank Svenfelt has seven years experience managing renowned Finnish fashion brand Samuji. Prior to that he was in finance.

Frank Svenfelt has seven years experience managing renowned Finnish fashion brand Samuji. Prior to that he was in finance.

Jarkko Penttila is a sparring partner in business building and financing for startups and growth companies. Previously worked at VC firms.

Jarkko Penttila is a sparring partner in business building and financing for startups and growth companies. Previously worked at VC firms.

Maari Fabritius was a partner of a web company bought by Satama Interactive. Many projects and startups later she provides valuable counsel.

Maari Fabritius was a partner of a web company bought by Satama Interactive. Many projects and startups later she provides valuable counsel.

 

Celebrating contradictions

Our most appreciated value is the ability to deliver thoughtful, functional and crafted solutions.

As long as people are hardworking and considerate, we welcome anyone no matter how diverse or odd they think they might be—as innovation is largely driven by the joining of previously disconnected and often contradictory ideas.

The main role of leadership is to ensure people have the support to get stuff done. And the team needs to push each other to achieve results beyond their comfort zone while watching each other’s backs.

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OPENINGS

We are currently not recruiting anymore, however, it’s always good to know about potential talents well before they are needed. So please do share your details in regards to any skill areas listed below.

Software Engineer

Full-stack with backend bias

React/JavaScript and Android app dev skills highly advantageous.

PriceTap’s current tech stack:

- Node.js backend running TypeScript application

- React-based web apps

- MariaDB database

- AWS cloud

- iPhone client + Apple push notifications

Requirements

  • Self-motivating

  • Willing to heavily reduce salary for equity.

  • 7-10 years experience.

Please include an outline of your preferred technology stacks.


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