Creative Impact

Rainer Sterfeld

Managing Partner at NordicNinja – a Japanese VC fund investing in Nordic & Baltic technology companies focused on digital infrastructure and sustainable transformation.

Co-founder of Kood – a tuition free modern coding school in Jõhvi, Estonia, based on a 2-year program created for adults of any age looking to retrain themselves and enter the growing tech sector.

Rainer is an investor, entrepreneur, engineer, and a community builder from Estonia. Before NordicNinja and Kood, he spent 8 years in California and founded Planet OS, a climatetech company helping power companies make sense of complex datasets and make public Earth data easily accessible around the world. He’s an avid music collector, particularly all things jazz, soul, hiphop; and is always on a lookout for intelligent soundscapes that escape genre definitions.