Kiuas Team Up is the first step in creating or joining a startup team. We aim to provide you with the tools to evolve your idea into an actual startup business by connecting you with like-minded individuals. Whether you possess an idea or the technical skillset to put one into effect, we will assist you in forming a team where you can provide the most value and carry out your idea. During the weekend participants will establish teams and be able to receive coaching, attend workshops and get assistance with any questions or issues regarding building and running a startup venture.
The 3-day event is free for all and consists of three phases - teaming up, developing your idea along with help from Aaltoes and our partners and finally presenting it to a panel of judges. The winning teams of Kiuas Team Up will advance to the Kiuas Incubator to further improve their venture. Filling out the application is the only prerequisite!
Connect and get to know people with similar ambitions.
Discuss your ideas and interests with people who share your mindset.
Assemble the best teams to make your vision into a reality.
Listen and learn from various entrepreneurial speakers about building and running a startup venture.
Get professional coaching sessions from both Aaltoes’ valued coaches and our partners.
Attend different workshops throughout the day that cover all aspects of startup entrepreneurship.
Transform your idea into a minimum viable product.
Present your product to a panel of esteemed and insightful judges.
Teams will be assessed by multiple factors ranging from team synergy and pitching to the actual implementation of the product.
The best teams will move up to the next phase – Kiuas Incubator.
Mäkitalo is a full-service business law firm based in the center of Helsinki. We have extensive knowledge and practical experience guiding startup companies. Mäkitalo has been the key partner and exclusive legal service provider at SLUSH since 2013 and we have been advising new ventures and investors on a wide variety of legal matters such as commercialization strategies, transactions, funding and IP protection.
Young Entrepreneurs of Finland (Nuoret Yrittäjät) is a nationwide community of young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurially-minded students from all walks and stages of business, functioning within the Federation of Finnish Enterprises (Suomen Yrittäjät), Finland’s largest business-related organisation with over 105,000 member companies.
TeamUp Bootcamp in 2016 assisted in forming several thriving startups, such as Platonics, FactoryFinder and Duara Travels. These exciting startup businesses have since last year’s event expanded their ventures even further and are constantly looking for new global opportunities. Acquaint yourself with them below!