This prize is remarkable as there were 100 finalists which were selected from 804 companies during.
Cajo’s laser marking solutions are good for all traceability, identification and product markings with extremely short pay-back time as precise and durable markings are made very fast for great selection of materials.
Cajo is one portfolio company in VNT Management Oy’s Power Fund III located in Kempele, close to Oulu in Finland.
Company’s IPR includes patented method to make colour markings and traceability markings without any chemicals.
The method brings great value added to material manufacturers and production companies.
Managing Partner of VNT Management Oy Jarmo Saaranen, who is also Chairman of the board in Cajo Technologies Oy, says
that it has been great pleasure to be involved in company development, as young founders of the company, Niko and Tomi Karsikas, are very innovative, have passion to develop the business and have capability to learn fast new operation models. Experienced BoD has challenged brothers to think the business from several aspects.
The success with several international companies’ system deliveries and repeating orders gives trust that the company can grow even faster in the next few years.
What is Kasvu Open?
Kasvu Open is the largest project for sparring eager to grow companies with growth experts in Finland. Throughout the competition every eager to grow company has an opportunity to present own growth plan to a great number of experts free of charge. As a result, companies have a clarified growth plan, enlarged network of the best possible growth venture experts and investors in the country.
In 2018 over 900 experienced managers will meet 450 small and medium size companies for a total amount of time exceeding 4550 hours. Following the main goal of Kasvu Open, hundreds of experts offer own knowledge and skills on a voluntary basis. Kasvu Open gathers growth professionals, investors and other partners into one solid network, which supports companies.
Although first defined as a competition, Kasvu Open does not aim at bringing companies to compete for the titles. On the contrary, it builds a platform where each company can introduce own ideas, test them, receive feedback, polish the plans and try to solve problems together with the experts on the way of making own dreams come true. Absolutely anyone can participate in Kasvu Open, regardless of the scale of growth or goals.
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