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Sustainability through entrepreneurship: We help the Aalto community in creating a sustainable future through entrepreneurship by solving problems related to SDG’s.

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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

The increasing number of startup ideas focused on sustainability might be just what our planet needs

As the world keeps on heating up, both founders and accelerators are excited about startup-ideas that fight global warming. Startups might not be the answer to all our worries, but with proper funding, encouragement and education, some raw ideas might ripen into world-changing companies. At Aalto Ventures Program, we are happy to have had three sustainability-focused teams go […]

02 Jul 2019

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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

Don’t hate the game, fix the player

OurDebate won AVP’s challenge titled Sustain Your Mind in the Junction 2020 Connected hackathon with their app that helps people develop their discussion skills. Now, they’re planning on publishing it to a wider audience. While the final name of their app is still up for debate, their team spirit is unfaltering. If you’ve used social […]

01 Dec 2020

Sometimes doing the right thing takes more than just obeying the law

In Finland, we have this thing called limited liability companies act, which defines that the purpose of a corporation is to generate profit for its shareholders. In a hundred years, people will feel about the section in question the way we now feel about slavery in the 1800s. To be honest, having organizations whose only […]

10 Nov 2020

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