Evelina Anttila has been promoted to Managing Partner at Wellstreet, the Nordic early-stage venture capital firm behind companies like Tibber, DanAds, Checkin.com and Scrive
Wellstreet, today announced the promotion of Evelina Anttila to Managing Partner. In her new role, Evelina will work closely with the firm's other Managing Partner and co-founder, Mikael Wintzell, to shape Wellstreet's strategy and lead the company as it continues to build and accelerate innovative and disruptive businesses.
Evelina joined Wellstreet in 2021 as Partner & Head of Transactions, bringing with her a wealth of experience from both the startup scene and mergers and acquisitions on the corporate side. Prior to joining Wellstreet, she served as General Counsel & Head of Public Affairs at AI company Peltarion, M&A lawyer at Mannheimer Swartling. She is also co-founder of the legal tech startup Justic.
"I am humbled and excited to take on this new role at Wellstreet," said Evelina Anttila. "Our purpose is to build and accelerate the innovations and entrepreneurs of today. I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to shape the firm's strategy and work with our talented team to achieve this mission."
Caroline Farberger, chairwoman of Wellstreet, praised Evelina's promotion and commented on the firm's ESG agenda.
"We are delighted to welcome Evelina to her new role as Managing Partner. Evelina's impressive track record and deep understanding of technology and ethics make her an invaluable addition to our leadership team. At Wellstreet, we believe that sustainability extends beyond just environmental issues and that it is critical to businesses’ long-term viability and success. I look forward to working with Evelina to continue building the companies of tomorrow."
Evelina now looks forward to leading the team towards Wellstreet's mission to accelerate innovative businesses, both current portfolio and future companies. Wellstreet believes in challenging the status quo and doing things differently, and Evelina's promotion is a testament to that philosophy.
Soon we will publish a more extended interview with Evelina on the website, keep your eyes out for it!