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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)
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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.

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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.
Nordic Startup School Spring 2019 Teams. Photo: Mirella Mellonmaa

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.
Revonte e-bike

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.

Events

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

Contact us

Sami Puttonen

Sami Puttonen

PROJECT MANAGER, STARTUP TAMPERE +358 40 540 5717
Tapio Siik Business Tampere_Kuva Laura Vanzo

Tapio Siik

Project Director, House of startups +358 40 568 1483
Tommi Uitti, Business Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo

Tommi Uitti

STARTUP COMMUNITY MANAGER, STARTUP TAMPERE +358 40 587 0592
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