LP Insights

EstVCA's new podcast series - LP INSIGHTS

Welcome to LP INSIGHTS, EstVCA's monthly podcast series, where influential LPs draw back the curtain and share their insights on investing. Each edition of LP INSIGHTS takes listeners on a 60-minute journey with an LP - either active or looking to become active in the Nordic-Baltic region.

Our unscripted discussions penetrate beyond the institutions LPs represent. LP Insights digs deep to gain a more accurate and personal understanding of the individuals behind the mic: their investment strategy, the dos-and-donĀ“ts that shape their decisions plus the challenges and success stories they've encountered.

Podcast hosts are EstVCA board members and experienced LPs in Estonia:

EPISODE #1 / May 2022 / "Sille Pettai & Allan Gaidunko"
  • Episode host: Kadri Lindpere (EstVCA's Managing Director)
  • Guests: Sille Pettai (SmartCap) & Allan Gaidunko (LHV Asset Management)
Sille Pettai is the Fund Manager and Management Board member of SmartCap -the Estonian state VC company managing an early-stage fund of funds. Sille has more than 10 years of experience in asset management as an investment executive at Swedbank Investment Funds, where she was responsible for the management of alternative investments portfolio with private equity and real estate focus in pension funds.

Allan Gaidunko is responsible for managing private equity and venture capital investment portfolio at LHV Asset Management. He is a member of the management board at Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EstVCA), where his main mission is developing the local private equity and venture capital market and introducing the region to foreign investors.

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