About Us​

Helsinki Blockchain Center (HBC) is a vibrant hub where blockchain enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and experts come together to learn, collaborate, and build. We provide the resources, knowledge, and connections to accelerate the adoption of Web3 solutions that benefit Finland and beyond.

Our Mission & Vision

To ignite a global blockchain revolution, empowering organizations and individuals to harness this transformative technology, guided by Finnish values.
The Helsinki Blockchain Center fosters a thriving blockchain ecosystem in Finland, empowering individuals, businesses, and institutions to harness this technology for innovation, transparency, and positive impact.

Why Join HBC

Stay informed about cutting-edge blockchain developments

Access to a network of industry leaders and mentors

Collaborate on projects shaping the future

Contribute to making Finland a global blockchain leader

Our Team

"A Diverse & Growing Community"

Blockchain startup entrepreneurs, Researchers and Academics:

Markus Lehtonen

CEO & Chairman the Board

Jussi Simolin

Co-sense making & co-creation
Member of the board

Keir Finlow-Bates

Technical assessment & content creation
Member of the board

Reidar Wasenius

Business Development & Senior project advisor

Garry Normoyle

Start-up entrepreneur, Web 3 Enthusiast, Designer, Sales and Mentor

Luke Ming Xiang

An active practicer across Web 2 and Web 3, with Metaverse and AI Development for MarTech

Mahdi Farimani

Web3 Enthusiast, Product Manager and startup entrepreneur

Wilfred Oliver Antwi

Business Intelligence | Marketing & Sales | Blockchain, CRM, & UX Research | E-commerce | MA, MBA

Anastasiia Gurzhii

Junior Researcher (Software Engineering) | LUT School of Engineering Science

Timo Kaleva

M.Sc., Visionary Thinker, Renaissance Technologist, Author, Broadcast Specialist, Artist

Roberta Robin Gilardi

CEO at G2 Startups | CEO at G-Gravity | #90DaysFinn | TEDx Speaker | Business Coach Certified Eu H2020 (EX2017D305613) | Innovation Manager MISE

Sowelu Avanzo

PhD Stutend in Computer Sicence at the University of Torino

Alex Norta

Researcher and entrepreneur