Published: 16 Feb 2017

Creative2Creative Matching Story from 2nd Round

Heidi Sarjanoja from Northern Finland, Oulu is taking part on Creative2Creative Matching 2nd round with her company Valokki Design Ltd. She is running also another business that is focusing on selling sport-clothes for women in Finland, the company is called Valokkisurfandsport.
She has been an entrepreneur for three years by offering services for companies that needs help in various tasks, like outsourced executive assistant, graphical design and coaching other entrepreneurs. She thinks herself as a “lifestyle-entrepreneur”, who likes working with projects that she finds interesting. You can find more on her work-history from Linkedin. Heidi is educated coach and in the future she is hoping to concentrate more on coaching.

Therese McKenna, has set up business as Storyburst in September 2015. Storyburst provides creative content / visual storytelling (graphic design, copy, motion design, social imagery, infographics) to businesses, charities and state bodies. She is also collaborating on a live content service/product for conferences and events, which goes under the name of Visual Newsdesk.

Her background is in journalism – she worked for more than a decade in newspapers in Dublin, then completed an MA in Motion Design and changed careers. There moved to beautiful Buncrana, Co. Donegal near the northernmost tip of Ireland and set up as a sole trader a year-and-a-quarter ago. At the moment Therese is developing the Visual Newsdesk side of the business along with colleagues Ruth Graham and Maria Rolston.


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