Largest Finnish Business Newspaper Names SkySQL One of 2011 Hottest Startups

Great news! Talouselämä, Finland’s largest business newspaper, today announced that it has named SkySQL to its list of 20 Hottest Finnish startups for 2011.

Each year, a distinguished panel of venture capitalists and private investors nominate promising startups to the list based on:

  • the uniqueness of its product or service
  • the possibility of rapid internationalization
  • an ambitious growth target
  • access to and ability to acquire private financing

This year’s selection committee included private equity firm Lifeline Ventures’ Peter Koponen, AaltoES and the Venture Garage founder of Kristo Ovaska, Arctic Startup online media journalist , Antti Vilpponen, OP-Pohjola’s mergers and acquisitions guru, Mikko Leskelä , Finnish Venture Capital Association president and Nexit Ventures Artturi Tarjanne, and Tekes, Executive Vice President Risto Setälä.

View the complete list of Talouselämä’s 2011 20 Hottest Finnish Startups.