London, UK – 1 June 2023 – Paladin Capital Group, the multi-stage investor specialising in cyber and advanced technology, is pleased to announce the growth of its European investment team with the appointment of Joel-Oskar Raisanen as Vice President and Nidhi Satish as an Associate.
Joel-Oskar Raisanen will be responsible for sourcing, executing, and managing investments across Europe and joins Paladin from a global venture and growth fund GP Bullhound where he focused on enterprise software and deep tech investments across stages. Joel-Oskar started his career at Citigroup’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications team in London advising large technology companies with M&A and IPOs. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Finance with a minor in Computer Science from Aalto University having also studied in Singapore and Boston.
Nidhi Satish became an Associate having successfully completed an internship at Paladin. She will identify, evaluate, and execute investment opportunities for the firm. Nidhi has a systems engineering background and has worked in AMD, where she spearheaded projects in developing next-generation processing systems. She has also worked at AWS and startups in operating roles. Nidhi has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Oxford.
Ken Pentimonti, European Manager and Principal, Paladin Capital Group, said: “Paladin has been investing since 2008 in innovative technologies that prevent and defend against cyber threats, data insecurity and online harm and we have built a strong portfolio of European companies, of which we’re really proud.”
He adds: “As we deploy our €370m Cyber II Fund, it’s fantastic to have Joel-Oskar and Nidhi join the Paladin team as we reach out to the best and brightest entrepreneurs in cyber and deep tech across this vibrant continent.”
About Paladin Capital Group
Paladin Capital Group was founded in 2001 and has offices in Washington DC, New York, London, Luxembourg, and Silicon Valley. As a multi-stage investor, Paladin’s core strength is identifying, supporting and investing in innovative companies that develop promising, early-stage technologies to address the critical cyber and advanced technological needs of both commercial and government customers. Combining proven investment experience with deep expertise in global security, cyber technology and cutting-edge research, Paladin has invested in more than 60 companies since 2008 and has been a trusted partner to investors, entrepreneurs and governments for over two decades.
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