82 ACCELERATORS AND INCUBATORS IN FİNLAND

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Serra
Nov 27, 2017 · 7 min read

In this article you can find 82 accelerators/incubators which are in Finland and get the information shortly about some of them.

1.STARTUP SAUNA

Startup Sauna is an accelerator focusing on raising the valuation of seed-stage startups. The accelerator provides hands-on help with fundamentals, achieving investment readiness and meetings with investors & potential customers.Startup Sauna is a brand for an international community of entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts who want to give back to the ecosystem. Hence the accelerator is zero-equity.The community has been accelerating founders since 2010. Here you will find the most experienced coaches in the Europe.

2.SPINVERSE

Growth through innovation, technology and corporate renewal

Spinverse is the Nordic leader in innovation consulting, specialised in driving open innovation ecosystems, arranging funding and commercialising emerging technologies.

3.xEdu

xEdu is Nordic’s no. 1 business accelerator for startups creating transformative learning solutions with pedagogical impact. From product development to market entry and internationalization, they offer broad assistance including coaching and mentoring, real-life testing environments for research and development. They provide a global partner network of recognized leaders in education business for their startups.

4.STARTUP CATAPULT

Stop searching for relevant innovations and growth companies — Catapult FINDS them for you. Startup Catapult’s data driven Team with proprietary Machine & Deep Learning algorithms continuously researches more than 100.000 top notch European startups, and matches them with your business development needs. Join their international, multi-billion corporate customers and let them help you create your success story in the world of innovation.

5.NESTHOLMA VENTURE ACCELERATOR

Nestholma Accelerator helps startups and large corporations to work and build businesses together
Support for close collaboration between startups and corporations
Nestholma helps large corporations and startups to work together. There are a lot of great opportunities, such as match-making events or conferences, where startups and corporations can meet and discuss. Still, it is very hard to actually start working together. It’s never quite the right fit, you don’t know each other, ways of working don’t match etc.

6.AVANTO VENTURES

Avanto Ventures is now organising Kaira Accelerator program. Their mission is to help you upgrade your AI competences by learning through experience, and from the top European AI startups.

7.TURBIINI ACCELERATOR

Turbiini Startup Accelerator supports new startups in Vantaa and is actively searching for new companies to offer innovation services. Their goal is to help business ideas evolve into teams and startups. They are located in Vantaa Technopolis, sharing premises with Research and Development unit of Metropolia Electria. They have a close cooperation with Helsinki NewCo Accelerator, Aalto Startup Center and Spinno.

They offer newly establishing tech-savvy businesses and teams coworking space, telecommunications, sparring and individualized advice to get your business running. If you are dreaming about your own company, if you are still unsure about your business idea, the next steps to take, or the best possible business partners, contact them — they will help you succeed.

8.NewCo Helsinki Accelerator

NewCo Helsinki is a destination for entrepreneurs seeking guidance and supportwheter in establishing a company or running a startup. They understand the challenge entrepreneurs face and the risk involved when establishing a company or running a startup. Their mission isto inspire people to entrepreneurship by offering business advisory support.

9.VERTICAL-THE HEALTH ACCELERATOR

Health, wellness, and happy living

Vertical is constantly looking to support and collaborate with young, trend-setting entrepreneurs and teams to evolve their health, wellness, wearable and smart home ideas for increased health and a happier life.
They all want increased health and a happier life. They believe that services based on innovation in healthcare, wellness, big data in health, and the quantified self are those with the most immediate impact on how we live today.

10.HUB13

10.HUB13

BUSINESS INNOVATION ACCELERATOR

Corporations can innovate like starters! The job can start from a small or already in full swing, but the right partner brings credibility, skills and networks.

Are digital service innovations innovative with startup methods? Properly.Competition when it no longer takes place at code or application level but on the agility of teams and business models. A new digital service developer who is able to start systematic sales and marketing before product development and take advantage of early learning from the customer interface to product service is the most likely winner. Being an entrepreneur, but learning about startup skills. Unlike entrepreneurship, there is a clear leadership course called Lean Startup for studying and practicing startup methods.

11.NORDIC INNOVATION ACCELERATOR

Nordic Innovation Accelerator® is an international cleantech business network connecting innovations with market opportunities and funding. The services include digital open innovation platform and the Cleantech Venture Day® -event.

Nordic innovation Accelerator® offers an effective way for large corporates to find solutions for renewal and a way for startups and SMEs to find new business opportunities, partners and investors.

12. UKIPOLIS

The Ukipolis Technology Centre aims to strengthen the Vakka-Suomi region as an operating environment that attracts business and professionals, and seeks to support new and existing innovative companies. Ukipolis fosters such environments in which companies can grow and provides business development services including business incubator program.

13.MEDIAPOLIS ACCELERATOR

Mediapolis Accelerator is created for start up companies in the media field. Acceleration covers all aspects of content creation, delivery and consumption. It is meant for agile companies in digital media and media business related services, who aim for international market and rapid growth. The focus is on companies based in Pirkanmaa region but companies from elsewhere are eligble, too.
Accelerator offers monthly speaker series, share-outs, regular development reviews and demo opportunities with the investors. If you want to immerse yourself and your company in a creative, collaborative culture, designed to help you be a successful creator you were meant to be, join Mediapolis Accelerator.

14.VES

Everyone has the potential to be an entrepreneur. VES is there to serve, support and enable people to chase their dreams. VES was founded in early 2015 to boost the entrepreneurial scene in Vaasa region. Their purpose is to serve the entrepreneurial minded with powerful insights, skills & connections that inspire, motivate and help them create new businesses. With other entrepreneurship societies in Finland, they are a part of the movement towards a more innovative, entrepreneur-friendly and economically healthy Finland.

15.SPINNO

Spinno is an incubation-free incubator without the rent of a traditional business-centric incubator. Development programs consist of counseling, consulting, coaching and networking services. They are complemented with various tools, contacts, partner events and services.

16. Aaltoes

17. Gorilla Ventures

18. Newentures Accelerator

19. Lifeline Venture

20. Vigo

21. Keksintösäätiö

22. Veturi Venture Accelerator

23. VTT Ventures

24. Aalto University

25. Arcada

26. Cleantech Finland

27.Helsinki University

28. Directors Institute Finland

29. East Wings

30. FIBS — Finnish Business & Society

31. Finnvera

32. Icebreaker VC

33. Invesdor

34. LaureaES

35. Maria.io

36. MetropoliaES

37. Nordea

38. Nuori Yrittäjyys

39. Ohjelmistoyrittäjät

40. Pivot5

41. Holla Online

42. Reaktor Ventures

43. Yrittäjät

44. Techvilla

45. Josek

46. Keuke

47. Cursor

48. Ladec

49. Miksei

50. Wirma

51. Business Kitchen

52. Starttaamo

53. Samk

54. Prizztech

55. Yrittäjät

56. Posintra

57. FIBS

58.Yrityssalo

59.Pro Agria

60.New Factory

61.Vapaa

62.Pudotus

63.Demos Helsinki

64.Boost

65.Turku Science Park

66.Uudenmaan Liitto

67.Nuoret Yrittajat

68.Vasek

69.Energy Spin

70.Cherryontop

71.Mediapolis Accelerator

72.FIRSTROUNDVES

73.Patteri Entrepreneurship

74.Jyväskylä Entrepreneurship

75.Lutes

76.GOinternational Finland

77.Nordic VR Startups

78.Slush

79.Storaenso

80.Oulu Business

81.Papula Nevinpat

82.The Natural Step

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