5 years, 5000 members & 10 000 likes.

Sweat, tears, pizza and beers - that is what Aaltoes is made of. It has been a long road to build up our community and there's still a long road ahead of us.  Today, we are celebrating our 5-year journey at Startup Sauna in our 10 000 Party. We will take a look back at the early days and then…

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“Code it!” January

The first “Code it!” programming contest took place on January 17th - 25th and attracted around 100 passionate coders. Vladimir Orekhov was happy to share with us some of his thoughts about what has been done so far and what should we expect next. In general, “Code it!” is an umbrella term for all types of technical events and projects around Aaltoes…

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What What Why?

If you have not made up your mind about Aaltoes this year,  here is an inspiring push for you. As a freshly minted member of Aaltoes Board 2014, i got back yesterday from a long trip to San Francisco and the Valley and i would like to drop some life changing knowledge on you that will make your decision making…

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Who Are We? The Aaltoes Board 2014!

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. He’s been raised on three…

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Music Hack Day comes to Helsinki

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 our team member Lari (@lhaataja)…

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Think Big 2013 – Getting Inspired in Silicon Valley

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

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

  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 for Android as well, partnering…

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Pitch Its are back in regular rhythm

  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 products and ideas. And it's…

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Thinking Big

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 possibly fastest growing company anywhere…

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