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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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Overcoming anxiety

Do you sometimes feel worried on Sunday when you are supposed to relax? Perhaps you worry about next week, your unrealized dreams and plans, and important things you never have time to do. In this post, Good Life Engine teacher Lidia shares a few practical tips on how to quit being a member of the chronic anxiety club.

Curiosity killed the cat. Really?

In English, we say that curiosity killed the cat. Paul, one of our teachers, is not sure if that's true, however. Based on his own experience, he thinks curiosity is the starting point of observing the world, learning, adjusting, and changing directions — and that it might actually save your life instead.

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