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20
Dec

Who Are We? The Aaltoes Board 2014!

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The year 2013 is almost over and all eyes are on next year. Aaltoes community has spoken and now we have a brand new board selected! Aaltoes proudly introduces the Aalto Entrepreneurship Society’s Board of 2014: Casino-Kasper & the High Rollers!   Kasper Suomalainen Kasper is a fourth year student at Aalto University majoring in entrepreneurship.

11
Nov

Music Hack Day comes to Helsinki

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Ever since we announced our plans to hold a Music Hack Day event here in Helsinki, a lot of people have been asking about what we actually aim to accomplish and what it is all about in general. To answer your questions and shed a bit of light on the event itself, we talked with

15
Oct

Supercell’s way is a great one – but not the only one

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  So, we’ve all heard the news – Supercell made another great move on their way partnering with Japanese SoftBank and GungHo. The deal includes selling over a half of the company. To truly get global, taking over Asian markets is the logical next chapter for Supercell – and since they already released Clash of Clans

03
Oct

Thinking Big

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Aaltoes organized a trip to Silicon Valley for the brightest students in Finland. You can read more about the trip here. Especially have a look at the blog where the visited companies are presented and the best experiences are shared. Ilkka Paananen from Supercell visited us at Startup Sauna to share the story behind the

16
Sep

Our startups are as good as their American brothers

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Greetings from San Francisco! Think Big, the two-week student trip to Silicon Valley arranged by Aaltoes, has been running for a week. Marianne decided to join Aaltoes board members to visit San Francisco and see the buzzing startup hub.

19
Nov

Getting it started first time in Finland – Global Entrepreneurship Week

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  We have been hearing all the way that Finnish people need time to get started and to get involved. Today we learned that the people who have the passion will be there and they are the ones who will spread the word. What a feeling! We have been worked for months to see GEW

16
Oct

Think Big 2013 – Getting Inspired in Silicon Valley

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Aaltoes took a band of super-talented people from Helsinki to Silicon Valley. One of our talents made a video about the feelings and experiences on the trip. If you are interested in learning more about the area, culture and companies there have a look at the blog of the Think Big trip. http://youtu.be/-Zj1y28Q0ws

05
Oct

Pitch Its are back in regular rhythm

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  On Thursday we had our first Pitch It event at Startup Sauna this year. Spring went on with just one pitching event at an exhibition in Helsinki city center, so it felt more than great to get back to warm and cozy Backstage and see excited people take over the stage to pitch their

26
Sep

Thoughts after Summer of Startups

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Greetings from team ShopperApp! It has now been a good one month since the Summer of Startups Demo Day and it’s good time to reflect on those great lessons learned during the long summer days in Summer of Startups. In the beginning of June we started in the program with a rather clear vision what

07
Aug

Summer of Startups Week 8: Getting Ready for DemoDay!

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Greetings from the team CosmEthics! Another intensive week of hacking, meeting clients, building our product information database, and attending awesome coaching sessions has passed. We are a team of eight, with a fab developer team of five engineers (the guys) and three business people (the girls). Our big mission is to enable consumers make healthy