Riku Salminen is CEO of Jongla, based in Helsinki. They develop mobile messaging apps. Founded in 2009 by Riku Salminen and his cofounder Arto Boman (EVP & Founder), they have raised a total of around € 11.000.000 in funding and their team is 24 people strong. Riku is a very experienced business man, with over 16 years in various mobile, marketing and management positions. Riku will talk to us about why they pivoted after already having €2m in funding, and how they managet to convince the investors to go along. And he talks about competing with a 500-pound-gorilla like WhatsApp.