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Demoday celebrated the first class of Nordic Startup School

After 10 weeks of hard work, the first class of Nordic Startup School has now graduated. 11 startups finished this program run by Startup Tampere. All the participants got to pitch their ideas in Nordic Startup School’s Demoday, and eventually one of the teams was selected to be the winner of the trip to the Capital Factory in Austin, Texas.

Smart city developers discuss business, data utilisation, sustainability

Smart Tampere programme is aiming to increase the involvement of companies and research institutes in smart city digitalisation, business ecosystem building and sustainable development. The smart city developers had a meeting in April to discuss the programme and its implementation.

Tampere – Latvia link in tourism industry strenghtened

The Finns are the fifth largest foreign traveller group in Latvia. The tourism professionals from Tampere region and Latvia met recently in Tampere to present the novelties of both offerings.

Stretchable electronics embedded into clothing and worn like a second skin

Say goodbye to cumbersome activity trackers and bulky smartwatches! We will soon see a new generation of flexible films that mold to our body like a second skin to monitor our performance and vital signs. 

Dialogue over pizza – monthly Startup Meetup kicked off to a promising start

The first of the monthly Startup Meetup events brought different people together over pizza in an unofficial, relaxed atmosphere – and created some good exchange of thoughts. If you missed it, check the next one with Vendep Capital in March 14th!

Hidden Gems mentoring programme is looking for mentors

Often times the most essential assistance for an international talent is to receive sparring and guidance from another individual. Finland can be a tricky country to get started in if you are left all by yourself. If you would like to offer help to an international and to gain new skills and networks at the same time, join the mentoring program and become a mentor!

Webinar series kicks-off: international talents help companies expand business abroad

Welcome to listen our webinar series on the challenges of internationalisation. We are starting the journey from a case study to Poland continuing to cases to Estonia, Germany, UK and later even to Kenya.

What Finland can (and must) learn from Talent Boost Summit 2018

The Talent Boost Summit 2018 follow up article. Relating to their own experiences in Finland, Yacine Samb, Miriam Holstein and Kamilla Sultanova among others challenged leaders to think globally and create diverse workplaces.

Blog: Export Gateway experience

The first Talent Tampere Export Gateway was organised in April 2018. Winled was one of the participating companies. Read the CEO's blog on the process

Blog: Safety & Security knowhow in Tampere – Strong, Diverse and Active

In Tampere Region, the local safety and security know-how is both extensive and profound. The organizations working on safety and security are not necessarily too visible in public, but the work that they do is impressive. Petri Nykänen and Heini Wallander from Business Tampere wrote a blog entry about the theme.
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