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Tight startup community and unique networks

Startup Tampere exists to make running a startup easier together with a network of people. As part of Business Tampere, we offer support for your business, helping it grow faster and scale up. The strong support from our team as well as the startup mentors of the Tampere Region, international investor contacts and the tightly knit startup community speed up the growth and success of your company.

Tampere

Vahva Yrittajyyskulttuuri

Strong entrepreneurship culture

Runsaasti ICT Osaajia

Large pool of ICT professionals

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The best city in Finland to live in

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Early stage funding support for businesses

Startup Visa

Finnish startup permit

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Finland's most agile and fastest developing startup city

Tampere offers an excellent setting for entrepreneurship and startups. The city actively invests in young entrepreneurs, and the strong local startup culture has created countless success stories in the video game and manufacturing industries as well as health tech, to name a few. The Tampere University and its cutting-edge research constantly bring new professionals and innovators to the region, where an active startup community offers plenty of relevant events.

The Tampere startup ecosystem offers every key to growth

Strong local networks will help your company find new professionals, customers and funding for growth. The Tampere startup ecosystem connects the region’s several hundred startups with investors, startup communities, higher education institutes and services that cover a startups’ whole lifespan. Startup Tampere and the active ecosystem facilitate many kinds of collaboration, such as product development, shared workspaces, investments and events.

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Startups

  • Braincare
  • Eligo Studio
  • Tripper
  • Polar Partners
  • Ultimate.ai
Osaajat

Talents

  • Tampere University
  • Talent Tampere
  • Tribe Tampere
Rahoitus

Funding

  • Business Finland
  • FIBAN
  • Ensimetri
  • ELY Centre
  • Banks
Yritykset

Corporations

  • Link Mobility
  • Solita
  • Vincit
  • Framery
  • Gofore
Tapahtumat

Events

  • Tampere Festival
  • Tampere Smart City Week
  • Startup World Cup
  • Kasvu Open
Tutkimus

Research

  • Tampere university
  • TAYS
  • VTT
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Mentors

  • Digirockstars
  • FIVR
  • Crazy Town
  • Startup Tampere
  • Tribe Tampere
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Support

  • Business Tampere
  • Tampere Chamber of commerce and Industry
  • City of Tampere

News

The Tampere Region is known for its mindset for getting things done. Startup Tampere compiles the latest startup news and success stories.

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Ready to grow global? Nordic Startup School gets you places!

Nordic Startup School gives you the tools and connections you need to gain traction, avoid the common pitfalls and secure your next investment round. Apply now!
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Announcing new monthly Startup Tampere Meetup featuring Zoosh Ventures

14th of February is about making new connections for startups, investors and even tech-savvy developers. That special day marks the beginning of Startup Tampere Meetup, a monthly series of events for insights about funding related themes, best practices, concrete tips, success stories and meeting investors.
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Tomorrow’s growth is created today: agile experiments promote useful business tools

Tools for startups and high-growth enterprises through agile experimenting.

Events

Do you want to mingle, exchange ideas and develop your company’s business operations with experts? Join us at Startup Tampere events!

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TribeX New Nordics: e-Unicornland

06.03.2019
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Startup World Cup Finland

06.03.2019
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Contact us

Business Tampere Sointu Karjalainen project manager

Sointu Karjalainen

PROJECT MANAGER, STARTUP TAMPERE sointu.karjalainen@businesstampere.com +358 40 823 5371
Tommi Uitti, Business Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo

Tommi Uitti

STARTUP COMMUNITY MANAGER, STARTUP TAMPERE tommi.uitti@businesstampere.com 040 587 0592
Sami Puttonen

Sami Puttonen

PROJECT COORDINATOR, STARTUP TAMPERE sami.puttonen@businesstampere.com +358 40 540 5717
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