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Entrepreneurship Programs

Find out more about entrepreneurial programs that might help you take the next steps toward entrepreneurship.

HELSEED workshops

Helseed is Helsinki Think Company's program, of which workshops aim to clarify ideas into fundable concepts. After the program, those who submit their own plans will be given an investment from the University of Helsinki Fund. The program consists of free workshops. Participation in the program does not require participants to set up a business or submit a funding application. More information on Helseed:

Ignite by Aaltoes

The annual Ignite business accelerator program organized by Aaltoes, where students interested in entrepreneurship can test and develop their business idea in a safe environment for 10 weeks. Ignite offers participants support in e.g., team building, prototyping, building a business model, raising funding, and pitching an idea. Learn more about the program and its workshops here:

AVP Impact Studio – Towards a sustainable business

Aalto Ventures Program’s Impact Studio is a program that focuses on taking your entrepreneurial capabilities and idea to the next stage. The Impact studio offers step-by-step guidance and resources for idea validation, networking opportunities with founders and the Finnish entrepreneurship ecosystem, mentoring, funding, and support. The application process is ongoing and new participants are accepted every month. Read more about the Impact Studio and apply:

Finnish Institute for Enterprise Management’s Entrepreneur’s development program

The Entrepreneur’s development program is a 4-day training for increasing your entrepreneurial skills and helping you take steps towards a more profitable business. The training includes lectures, personal tutoring, and online study. The training will lead to a vocational degree in entrepreneurship in education. Read more about the programme in Finnish.

Urban Tech Helsinki

Urban Tech Helsinki is an incubator focused on clean and sustainable urban solutions. The incubator helps you transform your business idea into a startup solving the challenges of modern cities. Read more about the incubator and its themes.

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