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Pohjoismaat ja Baltia muodostavat yhden maailman kehittyneimmistä ja innovatiivisimmista FinTech-keskittymistä. Alueen merkitys korostuu Visan eurooppalaisia Fintech-ratkaisuja tukevassa ... Read More

The Dubai Tourism Futurism Challenge

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of tourism in Dubai, and they are looking for new ways ... Read More

From EARTH to SPACE From SPACE to EARTH. Next deadline: SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

Space industry is booming! It provides infinite opportunities to startups – sky is certainly not the limit here – aim higher and join us! We’ll help you reach new heights. If you have an ... Read More

Vertical X Orion Open Innovation. Deadline 28.8.2018

Are you a startup working on an AI solution for drug discovery? How about a solution improving the life and treatment of cancer patients? If so, then keep reading. Vertical and Orion are looking ... Read More

Smartup Accelerator for product or service that promotes or enables more sustainable homes and living

Smartup Accelerator provides tailor-made acceleration services that are based on selection process, pre-bootcamp phase and bootcamp activities, that support business development and ... Read More

Apply for UNTIL-XEDU Learning Accelerator 22 August 2018

We are excited to announce that xEdu has teamed up with United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL) to accelerate the development and implementation of new learning solutions around the ... Read More

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


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

Next FINAC Open dates: 23.1. and 3.4.

25.12.2016 deadline for applications for TRY OUT! Innovation platform gives early stage startups an unique possibility to develop their cleantech and circular economy business models with the ... Read More


STRATEGIC ACQUISITIONS AND PUBLIC LISTING  – A SMARTER WAY TO GROW A COMPANY Time: 13.9.2016   12:30-17:00 Place: Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki, Ilmarinen Auditorium Register here Program: 12.30 – ... Read More