Exclusive platform for entrepreneurs to communicate with investors

Whether you are a startup raising capital or an investor looking to make investments then Upvote is for you.

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The best features to speed up your fundraising process.

How it works

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  • 1Explore our hand-picked startups

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  • 2Analyze profiles and ratings

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  • 3Join live presentations and ask questions

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  • 4Share and receive valuable feedback from the community

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  • 5Set up private meetings with each other

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We put in a lot of effort to make sure you meet the right people
Upvote is built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Raising capital is hard for even the best startups and that’s why we exist. Our mission is to speed up the fundraising process so that you can focus on the things that matter.
Jukka Mitrunen

Jukka Mitrunen

Upvote, Founder & CEO

What we solve

It is difficult to find and communicate effectively to potential investors.

The fundraising process is expensive and takes valuable time from the actual business development.

Live events are productive for fundraising but it’s very time-consuming.

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Meet our team

We are a group of entrepreneurs who understand what it takes to build a great company and we are here to help you.

Jukka Mitrunen

Co-Founder & CEO

Jukka Mitrunen is a customer and product-oriented startup founder with 6 years of experience in the Fintech space. He’s passionate about creating useful products that solve important problems on a big scale.

Henry Brade

Co-Founder & Chairman

Henry Brade is a Blockchain expert who has been a Bitcoin pioneer since 2011. He is the Founder & CEO of crypto broker service Prasos which has exchanged more than 250M Euros.

Ruben Oliveira

Co-Founder & Head of Design

Ruben Oliveira is a Designer with 14 years of experience who’s passionate about solving problems through design and seeing how those solutions influence the world we live in. He has previously designed multi-platform apps and websites with 20M+ users.

John Kavaleff

Lead Engineer

John Kavaleff has an extensive background in software development and architecture. Always learning and improving the process of making great software. Enthusiastic about computers since 1980s and founder of Assembly (assembly.org) in 1992.

David Arblaster

Customer Success & Business Development

David Arblaster has a diverse Background in heading up growth and business development for SaaS and construction Tech start-ups. David is experienced in scaling businesses and likes to build and analyse systems which are at the core of every company.

Ronald Borla

Software Engineer

Ronald Borla is a highly motivated experienced developer with very good social skills. Placed 6th in the National ACM Programming Competition, Champion in Mindanao-Wide Programming Contest, Awarded as Best Performing ITE Student in RP and Asia.

Valtteri Kaartemo


Valtteri Kaartemo has +10 year experience in entrepreneurship. He earned his doctorate at University of Turku and wrote the dissertation 2013 on the network development process of a startup willing to change the practice of how co founders meet each other.

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