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24
May

Aaltoes stands up for single campus

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There are a lot of hopes and fears concerning the future of Aalto University’s campus, whose fate will be decided in the upcoming weeks. Aaltoes wouldn’t normally take a stance on a topic like this, if we didn’t find it an absolute game breaker for everything we believe in. During the past 2,5 years, we’ve come

18
May

Startup Life in Silicon Valley starting in two weeks

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Interns, startups, summer  in California – all ready to go! The inaugural batch of Startup Life interns leaves in less than two weeks and it’s time to give an update on the programme. We assembled a little QA for your convenience. You can follow us at startuplife.in, in Facebook or on Twitter Well, who’s going?

10
May

Events: It was about time to Get Physical!

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Here’s Riku telling about the Let’s Get Physical! event last week – thank you, Riku for the good times! — We got some feedback after the Suomi Hyvinvoinnin jälkeen -event that it would be nice to hear more startup stories about physical product making. As we are used to, we didn`t hesite too long to

02
May

Events: Petri Kokko on Digital Trends & Entrepreneurship in Google

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Interested in hearing about the latest news on digital trends and entrepreneurship in Google? Interested in a career with Google? We are excited to announce that KY, Aalto ES and Google have arranged Google Director Petri Kokko to come to Aalto University for a presentation about Digital Trends and Entrepreneurship in Google on Monday May

16
Apr

Aaltoes Insight into NFC – Recap

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Last Tuesday (12.4.2011) we had an awesome event called Aaltoes Insight into NFC. The concept was similiar to the Insight-event last fall, but this time we focused on a specific technology called Near Field Communications. To quote from Wikipedia: “Near field communication, or NFC, is a set of short-range wireless technologies, typically requiring a distance

23
May

Summer of Startups kick off with Peter Vesterbacka, Mighty Eagle at Rovio

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Ladies and gentlemen, Aalto Entrepreneurship Society warmly welcomes you to the Summer of Startups kick off on 6th of June, 10 am at Aalto Venture Garage. Summer of Startups is almost here. 11 teams out of 74 were picked for the most amazing summer ever, which is going to be filled with hard work, great

17
May

Announcing the Summer of Startups 2011 Participants

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Aalto Entrepreneurship Society is organizing Summer of Startups for the second year in a row. This year, 74 teams applied to participate in the program, including participants from India, China and Russia. Out of these, 11 were selected to participate. The teams will receive funding for the summer, mentoring from 30 entrepreneurs from the Baltic

04
May

Building digital media services AND getting ECTS for doing it? Sign me up!

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MediaBizLab is a one-year minor studies program, organized in co-operation with Aalto University School of Economics, Marketing Department and Aalto Media Factory. MediaBizLab works together with Aalto Entrepreneurship Society to encourage further development of the students’ service concepts. In the program, students will learn the necessary skills to participate in the innovation and business development

22
Apr

Working at a startup: Bring on the ruckus!

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Aspiring to help and support students and researchers as much as we can, Aaltoes is taking on three different summer programs. On Thursday evening, we held an information session about Summer of Startups, Enternship and Startuplife that quickly turned into a philosophical discussion of what working at a startup is really like. Ville and Karri

13
Apr

WinMo Meetup: A Community Kickoff

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Windows Phone enthusiasts ahoy! Welcome to the very first WinMo-Aalto evening at Aalto Venture Garage, Otaniemi on April 27th, 2011! We wish to bring people interested in Windows Phone and the possibilities it offers together to discuss, learn and share ideas and ambitions. Windows Phone makes for an undoubtedly interesting case study. It is expected