About Us...

Pint Please Global Ltd is mobile application company based in Oulu, Finland. Pint Please team is highly skilled and experienced group of serial entrepreneurs, that have developed and shipped several mobile applications in small start-ups as well as in big companies like Nokia and Microsoft. Now the team is focused to build the best beer service in the world.

Pint Please is backed by leading start-up investor Butterfly Ventures, as well as several private investors. Currently the company has eight employees and has offices in Helsinki and Oulu, Finland and a sales office in Cambridge, England.


Juha Karppinen, CEO

Juha is the father of the original Pint Please idea, that he created while sitting in a pub drinking fine ALE and thinking what to buy next.

 Juha has a long history in sales, marketing and he has founded two startups before Pint Please. With Pint Please he can combine his two passions: enjoying good beer and start ups.

juha.karppinen@pintplease.com / +358 40 1344 066
Current favourite beer: Sinebrychoff Porter.

Miikka Laine, Creative Lead

User experience, design and entrepreneurship are Miikka's passion. Miikka has created several apps and services for all major mobile platforms and for the web. Great quality design is what stands out and the bar is always set high. Now he loves creating the Pint Please with an awesome team.

 Current favourite beer: Old Engine Oil.

Veikko Tapaninen, Executive Tech

Veikko has been doing SW for smartphones as long as smartphones have existed. He started doing development for smartphone platforms early 2000 but currently he concentrates on iOS, Android, WP8 and mobile web development projects and apps. As a forming member of Pint Please, he takes care of the technical side of the Pint Please client projects.

 Current favourite beer: Brewdog Punk IPA.

Marko Kivijärvi, General Specialist

Marko is a natural born programmer and beer connoisseur. During his 15 years of mobile software development he has helped to develop more mobile operating systems than he can count, ranging from entry-level devices to high-end smartphones and everything in between. Marko is mainly responsible for the cloud-based backend server and everything related to it.

 Current favorite beer: Hmm, what was it called again? I have to check my Pint Please...

Board and investors

Jarkko Virtanen, Investor

Mr. Virtanen has extensive VC/PE experience as a partner in SFK Finance Oy between 1996-2000 and 2000-2006 as a global partner in 3i with more than 25 invested companies managed and exited.

Manu Mesimäki, Investor, Board member

Mr. Manu Mesimaki is founder and CEO of Finland's largest and most successful digital media company Seasam Digital Oy, specialized in digital marketing services such as digital signage and into-tv solutions. Manu is a business mentor in Finnish Business Mentors association and has operated in various sales positions in mobile phone and IT industry since early 90's.

 As a board member, Mr. Mesimaki delivers to Pint Please over 20 years experience of digital marketing and international sales.

Pekka Siivonen-Uotila, Investor, Board member

Mr. Pekka Siivone-Uotila is a long time enterpreneur and one of the founders of Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas brewery.

Butterfly Ventures, Investor

Butterfly Ventures is an early stage focused startup development and venture fund management company located in Oulu, Finland. Behind the company are Matti Kanninen, Ville Heikkinen and Juho Risku as well as Board members, Antti Kosunen, Jukka Mäkinen and Jari Pasanen. Butterfly Ventures has offices in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland.


Pint Please Global Ltd


Haaransuonkuja 1

Phone: +358 40134 066

sales: sales@pintplease.com
Technical support: info@pintplease.com


Itälahdenkatu 22A
Helsinki FINLAND


Timothy Froggett
Phone: +44 7983 272153
Email: timothy.froggett@pintplease.com