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We Connect Startups with Global Clients

We are looking for the most innovative startups around the world to co-create new services and solutions with Nordic industry leaders. We seek to create long-term client relationships for startups, based on corporations’ real business needs.

What will you get?

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Global Client

The 30 Combient companies form a unique market opportunity for startups ready to scale. You start with one, but meet them all.

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We reduce your time-to-market radically and respect your IPs. No red tape, minimum hassle – that’s our way of working.

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Fast Growth

We are not another accelerator or VC. Combient Foundry’s focus is to help you partner with industry-leading early adopters of your technological solutions.

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Industry Expertise

Your success is our success. We offer world-class industry expertise from C-level executives for you to work with.

The Venture Client Approach

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From day one, we focus on making you a trusted partner. You will scope a paid pilot project with the help of our business and technology experts.

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Next you will start working side-by-side with your new client.

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After the successful pilot delivery, we continue to develop a long-term commercial partnership enabling your global growth.

Looking forward to meeting you

Lauri Lehtovuori

Founder & Head of Combient Foundry

Jukka Ryhänen

Founder of Combient Foundry

Luukas Castrén

Business Developer

Martyna Kosmala

Business Developer

Miikka Kataja

Business Developer

Jussi Takaneva

Business Developer

Arttu Närhi


Mikael Cato

CDO, Scania

Visa Friström

Head of Partnership Development, KONE

Tomio Pihkala

EVP, New Equipment Business, KONE

Kristian Viinikkala

Industry Expert, KONE

Antti Vuolli

Head of New Digital Business, Stora Enso

Jeri Vääri

Industry Expert, Stora Enso

Samuli Savo

CDO, Stora Enso

Malin Östman

Communication, Stora Enso

Henrik Sundberg

Industry Expert, Epiroc

Jonas Albertson​

President, Epiroc Rocktec

Björn Axling

Vice President Innovation, Husqvarna Group

Anders Johanson

CTO, Husqvarna Group

Karin Gustafsson

Portfolio Manager, Scania Group

Your Gateway to Global Growth

Combient is a select group of 28 leading global enterprises, operating in a variety of industries ranging from aerospace and defense to pulp and paper, from manufacturing to financial services. Combined, the Combient companies generate over €150B in annual revenue and employ more than half a million people worldwide. We identify and drive strategic digital transformation initiatives with our companies.

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