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”The Tampere start-up community has been a goldmine for us”

In today’s knowledge work market, digitalisation offers the greatest potential but also the greatest challenges. Valaa Technologies from Tampere aims to decrease the complexity of data systems, and the local start-up ecosystem has provided valuable support to the company.

Startup Weekend generated seven sustainable business ideas

In September, around 40 participants gathered to startup community Tribe’s facilities for Startup Weekend Tampere Sustainability 2019. The aim of...

A unique alliance to boost the Tampere Region startup ecosystem

An alliance of public sector operators is in the making, with the main objective to support the startup ecosystem in the Tampere Region. Business Tampere estimates that the alliance is good news for both startups and the business environment in general.

Rapid Tampere joint development challenges announced

Rapid Tampere innovation calls are open! The challenges, set by the the international industrial companies Sandvik, Kalmar, Caruna and Valmet, deal with controlling physical strain at work, sensor technology, safe working environments and enriching data.

Rapid Tampere speeds up joint industrial innovations

Sandvik, Kalmar, Caruna and Valmet, all high-class international industrial companies, have joined Rapid Tampere, the first collaboration accelerator in Tampere Region. A global search for top high-tech collaborators to spar these companies towards progress has started, and it continues until October 31,2019.

Caring and communication: Memocate’s Heikki Viitanen in a video interview

The main products of the Tampere-based Memocate, whose origins lie in a linguistic research project undertaken at the University of Helsinki, are training sessions intended for nurses of those diagnosed with a memory disease, with a particular focus on interactive skills. Now, the company is gearing up to pilot its service in English on the other side of the Atlantic.

Interested in finding an angel investment?

An expert’s advice on applying for angel investment: do your homework, make sure you can answer the crucial questions, be very honest.

Inquiry about local startups and growth companies

During the summer Business Tampere carries out an inquiry that aims to clarify trends of development of local startups and growth companies. Findings of the study will be used to develop services provided to the specific companies.

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.

Revolutionary e-bike drive systems from Finland to the rest of the world

Tampere-based Revonte is one of our Nordic Startup School talents. They are looking for an international breakthrough, but they also want to encourage others towards more eco-friendly technology development.
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