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xEdu: Apply for the fall ’18 Program

xEdu: Apply for the fall ’18 Program. The application will be open until 8 August. xEdu is Europe’s leading business accelerator for edtech startups creating transformative learning ... Read More

Slingshot@SWITCH Startup Competition

The Singaporean Government is looking for deep-tech startups in different fields (HealthTech, FoodTech/AgriTech, FinTech, Urban solutions & Sustainability, Logistics & Transportation, ... Read More

Smart Cities Challenge by Philips Lighting

You are a driven start-up ready to take part in a bright adventure to improve our cities and make them smarter, more efficient, more sustainable… among other things! You know anything there Read More

Out now! Startup Ecosystem Report 2018

Over the last five years, Startup Genome has gathered and modeled insights on the global startup revolution. This year we’re proud to partner with the Global Entrepreneurship Network for the ... Read More

Green Alley Award honours Circular Economy Startup Pioneers

Help turn the linear into a circular economy with your green business idea and apply to the Green Alley Award, Europe’s first startup prize promoting digital circular economy solutions, recycling Read More

Global Pitch – The biggest worldwide online pitching competition

The world’s biggest online pitching competition is happening now! You are tired spending a lot of time and effort looking for the next unicorn? What if you could do that from your couch or office Read More

Are you interested in to access to the US market?

Opportunities for researchers, entrepreneurs and small businesses: The ENRICH in the USA program (, which is funded by Horizon 2020, offers services to connect European ... Read More

Apply now to ESA BIC Finland

If you have an innovative idea how to use space technologies on Earth, develop new products and services in a non-space environment or you have invented something new and innovative for the space Read More

Life Science Accelerator deadline for spring ’18 batch is 28.2.

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Gorilla Capital have started their second investment fund

Gorilla Capital is a team of experienced investors with serial entrepreneurial backgrounds. They have achieved a total of 3 exits to international buyers themselves and know what it takes to ... Read More


The VivaTech Challenges and Pitch Contests

We are looking for startups to pitch at VivaTech in Paris (May 24th-26th). Our Pitch Contests are a great opportunity for your startups to pitch their projects in front of 1,500 investors, 1,500 ... Read More

BAF Live! 12.6.2018 @SwedishEmbassy

Companies Apply Process Opened! Please apply to PowerPitching. Top 8 companies will be selected to pitching session and next 20 will get invitation to the event and networking session. Apply

Boardman2020’s Finance Board conference “Developing your funding road map” THE meeting place for entrepreneurs and investors. 21.3.2018 from 12.30-19.00

Welcome to Boardman2020’s Finance Board conference “Developing your funding road map” THE meeting place for entrepreneurs and investors. When? 21.3.2018 from 12.30-19.00 Where? Nosturi, Helsinki ... Read More

Welcome to XcitED17

XcitED is a 5-hours track on the first day of Slush addressing the hot issues around the EdTech ecosystem and the role of startups in it. During XcitED, the top-notch speakers and panellists will Read More

China Business Breakfast 12.5.

Aika: 12.5.2017 klo 8:30–11:30 Paikka: Team Finland-talo (Porkkalankatu 1, 00180 Helsinki) Parhaiden palvelujen avulla Kiinan markkinoille – tervetuloa tutustumaan 12.5.2017! Järjestäjä: Tekes ... Read More

Accelerator MeetUp 25.4.2017

FINAC Accelerator MeetUp ti 25.4.2017 Paikka: Nasdaq, Fabianinkatu 14, Helsinki Agenda: 9.45 – Ilmoittautuminen ja kahvi 10.00 – 10.20  Uusien kasvuekosysteemien kehittäminen talouskasvun ... Read More

Upgraded Life Festival

Pohjoismaiden suurin terveysalan startup- ja innovaatiotapahtuma on täällä! Upgraded Life Festival järjestetään Helsingissä 25. -26.4.2017. Viime vuonna tapahtuma kokosi yli 1100 kävijää, 80 ... Read More

Aikaisen vaiheen rahoitus -koska, mitä ja millä ehdoilla? Pitch Open, 3.4.2017

Aika: Maanantai 3.4. klo 14:30 – n. 18:00 Paikka: Ilmarinen Auditorium, Porkkalankatu, Helsinki Ilmainen/ No admission fee Järjestäjä: FINAC Ohjelma/ Program: 14.30 Ilmoittautuminen ... Read More

Pitch Open on January 23rd!

Pitch Open on January 23rd – Go global with Nokia Kuha – Learn how to get 1 million euros for your solution – Connect with investors – Meet interesting startups  -Join ... Read More

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