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Sustainability through entrepreneurship.

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We help the Aalto community in creating a sustainable future through entrepreneurship by solving problems related to Sustainable Development Goals.

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How startups can solve sustainable development goals

Already prior to the present predicament with the coronavirus, the world has been facing severe challenges regarding the well-being of the planet, the ecosystem, and humanity. Many of these challenges have been codified by the United Nations into the Sustainable Development Goals, ranging from eradicating poverty to ensuring clean water and sanitation for everyone, from […]

01 Apr 2020

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Entrepreneurship education for the whole Aalto community

At AVP, students work in multidisciplinary teams, do hands-on exercises and gain tool of mass disruption, ready to be used either to construct a startup or to renovate an existing company from within.

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Opportunities and support for putting what you've learnt into practice

Put your entrepreneurial skills to good use with our help. Take what you know, form a team, and build something that makes you proud and the world better. We'll give you wings — all you have to do is fly.

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More of university studies should be integrated into an AVP-like style. We shouldn’t be educated but encouraged to learn.

Maikki Messo, AVP student from School of Engineering
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Fresh from the press

Goal setting goals

We've all been in a situation where we’ve no idea what we want and where to go. And that’s ok. Setting meaningful and reasonable goals was never easy, and the pandemic and now a war in Europe can make long-term goals feel pointless — but setting them now is as important as ever. Let’s break down what good goals are like and how to set them like an entrepreneur.

Rising voices from the South

S.U.R. is a decolonizing collective based on the understanding of the Global South not just as geography but as a way of standing, experiencing, and dancing through the world. Amy Gelera, one of the founding members, shares the story of how entrepreneurship, underrepresentation, and pasta created a movement.

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