About the company

Learn more about the people and technology
behind Coinmotion

Our mission

Cryptocurrencies should be available and understandable for everyone. We educate people and lower the barrier to start using cryptocurrencies. We're building a complete financial ecosystem based on crypto. We want to make it possible to use crypto everywhere, from saving or getting a loan to paying for your purchases.

Our values

We believe in honesty, transparency, and goodwill in all our actions. We strive to keep on developing our knowledge and challenging status quos. We are working towards making the world a better place.

Your security

We keep your funds accessible and protected: information security is one of the cornerstones of Coinmotion. There is a multi-signature cold wallet infrastructure to keep customer funds safe. Our asset storage systems have been approved by the FIN-FSA.

State-of-the-Art
Technology

We keep your funds easily accesible and safe

Heidi Hurskainen

Chief Executive Officer

Heidi worked in international client portfolio management in Spanish commercial banks for over ten years. In 2016, Heidi joined Coinmotion, and in 2019 she became the CEO. She loves studying how crypto and tech are disrupting the financial sector and being part of the revolution.

Heidi Hurskainen

Chief Executive Officer

Heidi worked in international client portfolio management in Spanish commercial banks for over ten years. In 2016, Heidi joined Coinmotion, and in 2019 she became the CEO. She loves studying how crypto and tech are disrupting the financial sector and being part of the revolution.

Henry Brade

Founder, Chairman of the board and Executive Vice President

Henry is one of the founders of the first Finnish Bitcoin-related site, bittiraha.fi, and Coinmotion. He got into Bitcoin in 2011, and he has been actively following technology development since then. Henry is often invited to share his opinion in local and international media and events.

Henry Brade

Founder, Chairman of the board and Executive Vice President

Henry is one of the founders of the first Finnish Bitcoin-related site, bittiraha.fi, and Coinmotion. He got into Bitcoin in 2011, and he has been actively following technology development since then. Henry is often invited to share his opinion in local and international media and events.

Jukka Karhapää

Compliance Officer

Jukka has a track record in banking and company management. He holds a master’s degree in Contract Law. He is skilled in compliance and operational risk (AML & KYC), portfolio & risk management, and corporate finance.

Jukka Karhapää

Compliance Officer

Jukka has a track record in banking and company management. He holds a master’s degree in Contract Law. He is skilled in compliance and operational risk (AML & KYC), portfolio & risk management, and corporate finance.

Joonas Järvinen

Chief Investment Officer

Joonas has worked with investment products and management in financial services for eight years. He is in charge of business development and the development of investment products based on cryptocurrencies.

Joonas Järvinen

Chief Investment Officer

Joonas has worked with investment products and management in financial services for eight years. He is in charge of business development and the development of investment products based on cryptocurrencies.

Sampo Hyvärinen

Chief Information Officer

Sampo had IT at his fingertips since he was a child. A bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Science and a few years in the Bitcoin industry have forged a holistic understanding of blockchain technology’s technical and economic aspects.

Sampo Hyvärinen

Chief Information Officer

Sampo had IT at his fingertips since he was a child. A bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Science and a few years in the Bitcoin industry have forged a holistic understanding of blockchain technology’s technical and economic aspects.

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Pasi Matilainen

Chief Technology Officer

Pasi has more than 20 years of experience in software services and products industries on all levels. He believes that we can make the world a better place through tech and cryptocurrencies.

Pasi Matilainen

Chief Technology Officer

Pasi has more than 20 years of experience in software services and products industries on all levels. He believes that we can make the world a better place through tech and cryptocurrencies.

Aleksi Kirsilä

Chief Financial Officer

Aleksi joined Coinmotion in 2018 to oversee and develop the finance administrative function. Before that, Aleksi worked in accounting, audit, and assurance services at KPMG and consulted several companies’ management and boards. While finishing his master’s in finance, Aleksi got in the cryptocurrency field and has been in the game long enough to experience market cycles and their development.

Aleksi Kirsilä

Chief Financial Officer

Aleksi joined Coinmotion in 2018 to oversee and develop the finance administrative function. Before that, Aleksi worked in accounting, audit, and assurance services at KPMG and consulted several companies’ management and boards. While finishing his master’s in finance, Aleksi got in the cryptocurrency field and has been in the game long enough to experience market cycles and their development.

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Led by Finland's crypto veterans

Coinmotion (formerly Prasos) started in 2012. The founders got inspired by the revolution that the Bitcoin technology can bring. We create services that we want to use ourselves. The management team consists of early Bitcoin advocates and banking & finance professionals.

Looking for a career in crypto?

We’re always on the lookout for highly talented individuals. Check our open positions from our Careers page.

Heidi Hurskainen

Chief Executive Officer

Heidi worked in international client portfolio management in Spanish commercial banks for over ten years. In 2016, Heidi joined Coinmotion, and in 2019 she became the CEO. She loves studying how crypto and tech are disrupting the financial sector and being part of the revolution.

Heidi Hurskainen

Chief Executive Officer

Heidi worked in international client portfolio management in Spanish commercial banks for over ten years. In 2016, Heidi joined Coinmotion, and in 2019 she became the CEO. She loves studying how crypto and tech are disrupting the financial sector and being part of the revolution.

Henry Brade

Founder, Chairman of the board and Executive Vice President

Henry is one of the founders of the first Finnish Bitcoin-related site, bittiraha.fi, and Coinmotion. He got into Bitcoin in 2011, and he has been actively following technology development since then. Henry is often invited to share his opinion in local and international media and events.

Henry Brade

Founder, Chairman of the board and Executive Vice President

Henry is one of the founders of the first Finnish Bitcoin-related site, bittiraha.fi, and Coinmotion. He got into Bitcoin in 2011, and he has been actively following technology development since then. Henry is often invited to share his opinion in local and international media and events.

Jukka Karhapää

Compliance Officer

Jukka has a track record in banking and company management. He holds a master’s degree in Contract Law. He is skilled in compliance and operational risk (AML & KYC), portfolio & risk management, and corporate finance.

Jukka Karhapää

Compliance Officer

Jukka has a track record in banking and company management. He holds a master’s degree in Contract Law. He is skilled in compliance and operational risk (AML & KYC), portfolio & risk management, and corporate finance.

Joonas Järvinen

Chief Investment Officer

Joonas has worked with investment products and management in financial services for eight years. He is in charge of business development and the development of investment products based on cryptocurrencies.

Joonas Järvinen

Chief Investment Officer

Joonas has worked with investment products and management in financial services for eight years. He is in charge of business development and the development of investment products based on cryptocurrencies.

Sampo Hyvärinen

Chief Information Officer

Sampo had IT at his fingertips since he was a child. A bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Science and a few years in the Bitcoin industry have forged a holistic understanding of blockchain technology’s technical and economic aspects.

Sampo Hyvärinen

Chief Information Officer

Sampo had IT at his fingertips since he was a child. A bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Science and a few years in the Bitcoin industry have forged a holistic understanding of blockchain technology’s technical and economic aspects.

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Pasi Matilainen

Chief Technology Officer

Pasi has more than 20 years of experience in software services and products industries on all levels. He believes that we can make the world a better place through tech and cryptocurrencies.

Pasi Matilainen

Chief Technology Officer

Pasi has more than 20 years of experience in software services and products industries on all levels. He believes that we can make the world a better place through tech and cryptocurrencies.

Aleksi Kirsilä

Chief Financial Officer

Aleksi joined Coinmotion in 2018 to oversee and develop the finance administrative function. Before that, Aleksi worked in accounting, audit, and assurance services at KPMG and consulted several companies’ management and boards. While finishing his master’s in finance, Aleksi got in the cryptocurrency field and has been in the game long enough to experience market cycles and their development.

Aleksi Kirsilä

Chief Financial Officer

Aleksi joined Coinmotion in 2018 to oversee and develop the finance administrative function. Before that, Aleksi worked in accounting, audit, and assurance services at KPMG and consulted several companies’ management and boards. While finishing his master’s in finance, Aleksi got in the cryptocurrency field and has been in the game long enough to experience market cycles and their development.

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Led by Finland's crypto veterans

The Coinmotion management team consists of some of Finland’s earliest Bitcoin advocates and expert’s as well as Banking & Finance professionals.

The Coinmotion team has a combined experience of 50+ years in the Cryptocurrency & Blockchain industries.

Looking for a Career in Crypto?

We’re always on the lookout for highly talented individuals. Check our open positions from our Careers page.