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Support for growth and getting you closer to funding

The most successful companies have one thing in common: they understand the most recent technology and make use of it in conquering new market areas. In the future, only the ones demonstrating special agility and ability to innovate will prevail. Startup Tampere offers support for fast business growth and expanding to the international markets. Our experts will help your startup to find investors, partners, customers and sparring from within our wide-ranging network. Whether yours is a startup or a growth company, we know how to help you. Contact us!

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We help you find the right contacts in the world of financing

In order to grow and prosper, a company must find the right market for its products or services. In addition, a skilled team and sufficient funding are required. Once the offering and team are clear, we will help to complete the set and guide towards the right financing options.

There are many options for funding, varying from private companies to public financing programmes. We at Startup Tampere will support you through the whole multi-stage financing process. Contact our team, together we can look for the right paths for your company to get the funding you need!

Startup Tampere prosessi ikoni ideointi
Explore
  • Self-funding
  • Bootstrapping
Startup Tampere prosessi ikoni validointi
Validate
  • Friends and family
  • Grants
  • Self-funding
  • Bootstrapping
Startup Tampere prosessi ikoni rakennus
Build
  • Crowd funding
  • Business Angels
  • Venture Capital (early stage)
Startup Tampere prosessi ikoni vakiintuminen
Maturity
  • Banks
  • IPO investors

Funding

  • Funding types
  • Business Finland
  • Venture capitals
  • Other funding

Training, sparring and mentoring

Do you want to develop your business together with experts? We regularly organise diverse trainings and joint meetings for startups. By following Slack, you will be among the first to know about the available mentoring and training programmes.

Nordic Startup School

In the 10-week long ambitious startup programme, we will help you set up for growth and funding.

Mentoring

We bring famous and experienced mentors to Tampere to attend various events. Follow Slack to hear about it before others.

Monthly Startup Tampere Meetup

In the monthly meetups, you will meet investors and get their practical tips. You will also meet other entrepreneurs and get peer support.

Accelerator

Tampere’s industrial-themed startup accelerator will start in autumn 2019. Leading industrial companies of the Tampere region will participate and offer pilots and look for partnerships.

Services for those considering setting up a business and new companies

Tampere offers different services and support for those thinking about becoming an entrepreneur and those who have recently started a business. You can find more information about entrepreneurship and the practical services related to setting up a business on our pre-startup pages.

News

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

“We have made enormous progress”

Medified is health technology startup founded by three medical students. The company’s rapid growth and progress are huge motivators for the entrepreneurs. The startup community of Medified’s home city, Tampere, has supported the young entrepreneurs’ journey from the start.

Tampere’s Startup Community: the power of input and output

Community is an important driver when it comes to growth. Not just personal growth, but also the growth of a business or an organization. The benefits that come with being part of a business community are various: Meeting talents, exchange of knowledge and information, building or growing your network, access to resources. 

”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.

Events

Do you want to develop your company’s business operations in cooperation with experts? Join us at Startup Tampere events!

Contact us

Puttonen Sami Business Tampere

Sami Puttonen

PROJECT MANAGER, STARTUP TAMPERE +358 40 540 5717
Siik Tapio Business Tampere

Tapio Siik

Senior Business Advisor, startups +358 40 568 1483
Uitti Tommi Business Tampere

Tommi Uitti

STARTUP COMMUNITY MANAGER, STARTUP TAMPERE +358 40 587 0592
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