FVCA has launched a Master’s Thesis competition for the year 2019!


We are looking for the best Master’s Thesis, that deals with topics related to venture capital, buyout, growth or private equity in general. Your study background doesn’t matter – whether your a social science student at heart, a future lawyer or a business student from the get-go, we want to hear about your thoughts and ideas.


The winner will be chosen and prized during November 2019 at FVCA’s Pre-Christmas Seminar. The winner has also an opportunity to share their thoughts with over a hundred decision-makers in the private equity industry in Finland. The winning Master’s Thesis will also be awarded with 2 500 euros.


Possible questions about the competition: annemari.kirppu@paaomasijoittajat.fi




To participate in the competition, send your Master’s Thesis to annemari.kirppu@paaomasijoittajat.fi October 31st 2019 the latest. You can take part in the competition with a Master’s Thesis that will be completed before that. Study background doesn’t matter – we accept all final degree works for the competition.


Judging criteria: topic and it’s impact from private equity investors’ point of view, innovativeness and boldness as well as analytical and critical take


Prize: 2 500 euros and attendance in FVCA’s annual Pre-Christmas seminar. Take into account that the winner will be accountable of possible taxes from the prize.


FVCA reserves the rights to use the content from the winning Master’s Thesis in their communications and marketing.



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