Kasvu Consulting has presence in Finland and India

Our Services

Kasvu Consulting India offers hands-on business development and advisory services in Indian market. Our services range from business opportunity verification, partner search, creating business plans, localising sales messages, market entries, sales and marketing. Legal and admin assistance is provided in collaboration with our legal partner in India.


In 2019 Kasvu Finland was founded, through which we offer cross-cultural communication workshops, with the aim to improve work processes and outcomes of multi-cultural teamwork.


Kasvu Finland offers interim business developer  services for SME companies needing a seasoned professional to support top management in building strategies for going international and to identify funding instruments.


Verifying business opportunity

In pre-entry phase it is fundamentally important to soundboard your product or service among potential clients and opinion leaders. Business volume, competition, pricing and target clients, testing your business model and key components, too.


Localising your business plan

We help you to localise your business plan and value proposition. We strongly believe in the power of getting the pulse of new markets.


Partner networks

We find you the right partners, whether agents, distributors, subcontractors or strategic partners. We guide you in negotiations, contractual issues and local modes of collaboration.

Create presence

We help you to identify the optimal location, right people and get the business started. We can also guide and supervise your local partners or staff.

Growing your business

Growing your business

We can assist in developing sales pipeline and in building your know-who, which is particularly important in a large and diverse Indian market place.

Marketing materials and channels

Marketing materials and channels

We can help you in localising your messages, materials and identify the right channel partners for creating awareness of your products.

Cross-cultural workshops

Cross-cultural workshops

As a novelty, we provide cross-cultural communication workshops, in particular helping to bridge the gap between Indian and Western business cultures. Communication, management and leadership styles are different, but our workshops help bringing awareness and developing common language, work culture and communication style.



We can assist you in identifying and applying funding from Finnish funding bodies. Also investor searches in India can be offered.

Our Team


Managing Director
And Partner of Kasvu Consulting Pvt Ltd
Recognised internationalisation expert with 30 years of global experience in international trade, management consulting and business development

  • Worked 11 years with Finpro, the Finnish trade promotion organisation in Italy, Finland and India
  • Trade Commissioner for Finpro in Chennai, India 2008-2011
  • Co-founder of Kasvu Consulting in New Delhi 2012
  • JCI Senator #60197 of Junior Chamber International


Director and Partner
Kasvu Consulting Pvt Ltd
Leadership and Business Development professional with over 30 years combined experience

  • Military leadership background with 10 years of corporate experience in risk management and business development
  • Experienced consultant to several European companies operating in edutech, renewable energy, food, alcobev, wood, defence and medical technology domains
  • Extensive business network across government agencies and corporate domain in India and several other countries

Our Associates


Principal Strategist at Turian Labs,
Over 20 years of experience in global innovation research & strategy across domains

  • A credible network of partners and collaborators to enhance the speed and quality of innovation delivery
  • Alumnus of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • Co-founder of the leading design company Onio Design Pvt Ltd in India


Lawyer, Chartered Accountant and Partner
at Agarwal, Jetley and Co, India
Over 30 years of experience in advising foreign companies in doing business in India

  • Expert in Commercial and Foreign Investment laws, assisted over 120 foreign companies in setting up business in India
  • Member of the Governing Council of the International Centre for Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Fellow of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of India

Contact Us

Silva Paananen - Kasvu Consulting


Managing Director
And Partner of Kasvu Consulting
Finland – India
A2/78 Safdarjung Enclave
New Delhi 110029



Partner of Business Finland and Team Finland

Finnpartnership - Kasvu Consulting partner
Team Finland - Kasvu Consulting partner
Business Finland - Kasvu Consulting partner


ASIS - Member of Kasvu Consulting