February 15-16: Global ODM/Co-branding Opportunity for Finnish Designers and Design Studios

TEAM FINLAND OPPORTUNITY:
Global original design manufacturer / Co-branding opportunity for Finnish designers and design studios

Valsfer is a San Francisco based product company with a Shanghai subsidiary. It is a contemporary lifestyle and furnishing design brand, specializing in exploring and creating original products in cooperation with talented designers from all over the world. They help designers to commercialize / license their projects, and eventually distribute and sell them into global markets. Valsfer’s primary focus is on small product design items.

Ms. Rita Wang (CEO) and Ms. Anna Shen (Video Director) from Valsfer, are visiting Helsinki on February 15-16, and would like to schedule meetings with designers or design studios that are interested in collaborating under ODM/co-branding terms. All meetings will take place at Finpro’s HQ in Helsinki.

Companies that Partners with Valsfer can enjoy the following benefits:

With an exclusive license, Valsfer handles manufacturing, quality control, and distribution via their own channels.  Designers don’t have to invest money or time, but still gets royalties for each unit sold.

Valsfer can help with international distribution, and they can also help with quality manufacturing at better prices to increase designers’ profit margin.

Designers/design studios will be credited for their design by having their name/design studio name printed on each completed ready-to-sell product. While Valsfer is doing the promotion of the product, the story behind each product will also be unveiled. Original designer and studio will also be promoted via Valsfer’s various media channels.

Valsfer is currently working with some design studio clients from the UK, Italy, and the US. For more information about Valsfer and their current design collaborations, please visit: www.valsfer.com

Designers that are interested in meeting with Valsfer should send a meeting request to Jonna Wibelius, Program Director at Finpro (ENG only!). E-mail: jonna.wibelius@finpro.fi with cc to Kukka-Maaria Hietamies, Program Coordinator: Kukka-Maaria.Hietamies@Finpro.fi

Please note that all meeting requests should be in English, and that designers should include a link or a portfolio attachment.

Valsfer will do the final selection regarding what designers/studios they wish to meet with.

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