Sustainability through entrepreneurship.

Our vision

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

We offer

Entrepreneurship education for all Aalto students

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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Training, tools and mentoring for ambitious teachers

Want to try integrating entrepreneurial skills in your course? We have free-to-use tools and methods for teaching purposes which you can use to introduce students to entrepreneurial skills. If you'd like to redesign your course even further, contact us and let's have a chat!

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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

Alumni Story: Jesse Tran — Soft shoes, hard lessons

Rens, a company that makes sneakers out of coffee waste, is one of the most celebrated Finnish startups in recent years. The two founders of the company have both been selected to Forbes Europe 30 under 30 in the Social Entrepreneurship category and have been looked up to by most of the Finnish startup scene. […]

17 Sep 2021

Together we will thrive

The multicultural and diverse team of ThriVe won AVP’s challenge titled Reimagining Higher Education in the sustainability-themed hackathon Solve the SDGs organized by AVP and Junction. While the hackathon brought them together, their solution helps students connect with each other and with their professors in a post-Covid, hybrid learning environment. We had a chat with […]

21 Jun 2021

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