Two CapMan Growth portfolio companies were awarded prestigious Finnish entrepreneurship awards by Suomen Yrittäjät ry.
Kustaa Poutiainen, founder of Picosun was one of four entrepreneurs awarded Entrepreneur of the Year. Picosun provides ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) thin film coating solutions to global microelectronics and other industries. ALD was invented by Tuomo Suntola, who in 2018 received the Millennium Technology Prize in recognition of his invention.
Douglas Castro, founder of Neural DSP Technologies, received the Young Entrepreneur of the year award. Originally from Chile, Castro did an exchange semester in Finland and after returning, he has founded two internationally successful technology companies in Finland – Neural DSP, a CapMan Growth portfolio company, and Darkglass Electronics.
Congratulations to all winners and finalists!