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From SoS to Seed: 3 Things That Lead to 125,000€

Summer of Startups 2013 winner Venuu announced it’s 125k€ seed investment, with Reaktor Polte leading the round. Jasu Koponen, CEO and Co-Founder of the firm writes: Without these three (3) ever so crucial factors, we’d never be where we are now.   1) We did random #%€& All good stories begin even before the beginning itself. Our …

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 raise a toast for the future. We’re well …

“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 …