Complexity Simplified

Complexity Simplified

Complexity Simplified

Complexity Simplified

We are problem solvers with a simplified team structure to tackle complex technology and ideas with the exact experience you need to rapidly innovate and validate your product and service thinking.

We are problem solvers with a simplified team structure to tackle complex technology and ideas with the exact experience you need to rapidly innovate and validate your product and service thinking.

We are problem solvers with a simplified team structure to tackle complex technology and ideas with the exact experience you need to rapidly innovate and validate your product and service thinking.

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Recent Work

Our knowledgable and team is crafted to move fast with purpose, and tackle complex problems and ideas with the exact experience you need.

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CareConnect App

Connecting caregiver placement agencies with their remote caregiver workforce.

TicTok Productivity Tracker

Super simple time monitoring for on-the-go employees and freelancers.

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Dosh Hotel Booking

Expanding an established cashback platform into travel with hotel booking.

How we work

How we work

Brand. Design. And technology. Our shadow team approach means you’ll see the same faces over all three, distinct phases. It also means we can fluidly move from phase to phase without compromising quality.

Incubate

Incubate

We workshop issues and ideas. Isolate them to avoid “groupthink.” Drive them forward for faster ideation. We also absorb all aspects of your brand, including customer “reasons to believe.”

Incubate

We workshop issues and ideas. Isolate them to avoid “groupthink.” Drive them forward for faster ideation. We also absorb all aspects of your brand, including customer “reasons to believe.”

Validate

Validate

We prototype MVPs through lightweight, high-fidelity design and development. This helps us stress test the ideas and ensures you move forward with truly validated concepts.

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Transition

We deliver the product on a validated, solid foundation. Scaling it and your brand attributes for real results.

Our Leadership

We are made up of highly experienced individuals from a variety of backgrounds that, combined, make for a deeply knowledgable and highly energetic mix that gets results.

We are made up of highly experienced individuals from a variety of backgrounds that, combined, make for a deeply knowledgable and highly energetic mix that gets results.

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Afa Heikkinen
CEO

Afa's entrepreneurial history has seen him work across many business sectors from investing in start-ups to motorsport, where he built Scandinavia's largest Formula racing team, Koiranen GP. This experience gives Afa an inherent knowledge of what keeps a team motivated and running in the right direction which he nows uses to drive Finlabs forward to push the companies growth through strong and lasting relationships.

Markku Pulkkinen
CTO

Markku brings more than 20-years of experience creating new and unique solutions for companies like Nokia where he was a key contributor to Nokia’s mobile banking platform to serve the underbanked, and integrate them into the banking world. Markku leads technology across the Finlabs offices where his skills in building proposals, finding, designing, optimizing, and architecting complex technical solutions prove invaluable for Finlabs and our clients.

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David Papworth
Creative Cultivator

Dave is a founding member of the Finlabs team and the catalyst for creativity within the organization. He brings a long history of working in advertising and digital and strategic agencies such as LBi, SYPartners, and Dentsu mcgarrybowen where he led the LABS innovation groups exploring new technologies and their application to clients' problems.

Mikael Häkkilä
COO

Mikael is our master of operations and makes sure everything at Finlabs is buttoned up, on track, and the wheels are moving under us in a positive direction. Asides from running operations and levitation skills, he is a world-class technical architect in his own right with over 18 years of experience leading teams at a variety of organizations.

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New York

401 Park Ave South
10th floor
New York
NY 10016

New York

401 Park Ave South
10th floor
New York
NY 10016

Oulu

Isokatu 25
90100
Oulu
Finland

Helsinki

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Enquiries

We're always looking to stretch our legs with new challenges and problems to solve. If you are interested in enlisting the help of Finlabs shoot us a note, make the connection and we’ll channel you to the right Finlabs team member to discuss your challenges further.

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