Europe's leading accelerator, Startup Sauna, is coming to Jyväskylä on 28.8 to find best #100 Finnish startups outside of Helsinki to celebrate Finland’s 100th anniversary.
Apply now: https://gust.com/programs/startup-sauna-in-jyvaskyla-28-08-2017
The day includes pitching, 1 on1-coaching sessions with Startup Sauna coaches and roundtable discussions that are open for everyone. The event both for founders and community builders and it’s a perfect opportunity to gain valuable feedback and advices from experienced coaches.
The best teams will get shortcut to the final interviews, the very last step of Startup Sauna’s application process. Winning team gets ticket to Slush.
Startup Sauna fall 2017 acceleration program will take place in Helsinki from 16th October until December 1st. The teams get to demo at Slush and the best ones are taken to London and Berlin to meet the angels and VC’s.
09:30 – Doors open
10:00 – Introduction of Startup Sauna and the coaches
10:30 – Startups pitch (3min/team + 2min Q&A)
12:00 – Lunch break (Lunch on Sauna!)
13:00 – 1on1 coaching (selected startups)
13:00 – Talks/roundtables (rest of startups)
16:00 – Wrap-up
17:00 - Relaxed hangout, Real Sauna is heating!
Local startups attending the event get:
• Honest feedback on their business potential and pitch
• Coaching from serial entrepreneurs, investors and other professionals
• A great network of startups and global connections through the coaches
• An opportunity to be selected to the Startup Sauna accelerator and Slush
• An opportunity to gain access to the Startup Sauna trip to Berlin & London
The event is held in English.
After the event there’s a chance for mingling and sauna.
Others (community builders, students etc): https://goo.gl/forms/O44O5ipAOLZ8SUyk1
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Startup Sauna is an accelerator for top-notch tech teams that focuses on business development. The program runs twice a year on Aalto University’s campus in Otaniemi.
In practice, Startup Sauna is an intensive 7-week accelerator program. It focuses heavily on business development: from pitching to putting together an investor deck and from
finding a scalable business model to understanding the target market and customers’ needs.
Hands-on help in areas such as legal, marketing, branding and PR is also available.
The best teams of each batch are brought to Berlin & London after the accelerator program to get understanding of the market, i.e. to meet investors, customers and partners. In addition, once a year selected, A-round ready alumni are taken to Silicon
Valley on a similar trip.
Startup Sauna has 222 graduates who have raised over $200M USD in funding. Startup Sauna takes no equity and the program is free.