1451 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups Log: Stand out or blend in

Today’s blogger is Petteri Kontio, author of the Million Before 30 blog and a founder of FinderBase.com, a social search engine for finding your lost items.

1451 days ago · Topics:  

See the improvement!

For 4 weeks, we have seen our young BootCamp teams develop their concept, pitch their ideas, consult with expets, pitch again, shed tears on their businesses, learn from the best and then finally pitch again. We have seen break downs, epiphanies and ambition during BootCamp, and today on DemoDay we witness this hard work. Each teams pitched for 3 minutes …

1453 days ago · Topics:  

Celebrating Vappu at the Garage

For those who missed April 30th reception of the Garage. We gathered up a large group at the Aalto Venture Garage to officially open the Kitchen. Good food, great people, fun atmosphere: the perfect mix for a pre-Vappu party.  Hopefully this will start up a traditions for many years to come. Also this week, we are saying “Hasta la vista” …

1460 days ago · Topics:  

Garage goes Startup Lessons Learned on Wednesday

We’re all here big fans of Steve Blank and Eric Ries. The Startup Lessons Learned Conference held last Friday was inspirational for us in several ways. It highlighted many of the points we at Aaltoes believe to be crucial in educating future entrepreneurs in Bootcamp or through Aaltoes events. One of Steve Blanks main ideas is that at startups, you …

1460 days ago · Topics:  

All about Mårten Mickos!

Mårtem Mickos stopped by the garage last week to speak about Open source to the BootCamp teams. The BootCamp teams took this opportunity to pitch in front of the former CEO of MySQL AB.  Mickos’s most important tips to the young startups was to really know yourself before embaking on the entrepreneur’s journey. Watch the video of Mårten Mickos presentations

1460 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups log: Crash Course in Legal, Widsen

Last Wednesday 21st of April Mårten Janson from Fondia gave the bootcampers a good crash course in legal issues. It was interesting to get a good insight from an experienced lawyer on what to take into account when creating a company. There seems to be a legal perspective on pretty much everything and you can avoid many pitfalls by being …

1463 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups Log: Videolla’s session on Business Model

Start-ups log is a series of blogs showcasing what the BootCamp teams go through. You get a insider’s point of view of what BootCamp really is about.

1464 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups Log: IPR, Mårten Mickos, ArcticEvening! Kassi reports

Start-ups log is a series of blogs showcasing what the BootCamp teams go through. You get a insider’s point of view of what BootCamp really is about.

1466 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups Log: Brand and Sales Day from a DreamTravel Perspective

Start-ups log is a series of blogs showcasing what the BootCamp teams go through. You get a insider’s point of view of what BootCamp really is about.

1469 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups log: Pitch or Die and AMMO, Barisma’s experience

Start-ups log is a series of blogs showcasing what the BootCamp teams go through. You get a insider’s point of view of what BootCamp really is about. Barisma’s Day-3 at Aalto Venture Garage Boot Camp was about pitching hosted by Mr. Peter Kelly an entrepreneurship lecturer at Aalto University and an incredibly wise and talented man. Mr. Kelly managed to …

1471 days ago · Topics:  

Video of Panel Discussion

Miss the Panel Discussion with Siilasmaa, Parkkinen, Rosendahl, and Hjelt? Well you are in luck, we got it all on video! Enjoy

1472 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups Log: Special Event, Audiodraft

This blog is the second of its series called the Start-up Log. Here you will get an insider’s view of what each BootCamp team is going through. Each team will write a blog about a specific day or theme. AudioDraft Bootcamp experiences: The Monday evening of Finnish Startup awesomeness With Bootcamp well on it’s way we were offered a real …

1472 days ago · Topics:  

Start-ups Log: Day 2, Aalto Brain Company

This blog is the first of its series called the Start-up Log. Here you will get an insider’s view of what each BootCamp team is going through. Each team will write a blog about a specific day or theme.

1477 days ago · Topics:  

Emotions of an Entrepreneur

On BootCamp kick-off day, Petteri Koponen, serial entrepreneur, founder of Jaiku, based his presentation on emotions that arises when being an entrepreneur.

1478 days ago · Topics:  

BootCamp Kick Off- Being part of the solution

Wednesday April 7th marked the BootCamp kick off.  The teams assembled together in the afternoon at the Garage to  hear to some really motivational speeches!  It was an honor to listen to the stories of Petteri Koponen and Taneli Tikka, both encredible entrepreneurs in Finland. (Videos soon to come online) The teams at BootCamp have been chosen out of 48 …