Art Thinking is a process of applying artistic thinking to view a broader range of challenges. During Aurora Paris, the Aalto Ventures Program study trip to Paris, our students had the unique opportunity to attend Improbable: An Art Thinking workshop at ESCP. There, they were introduced to the 6 Ds of Art Thinking and learned how to apply them in entrepreneurship.
During Aurora Paris, the Aalto Ventures Program study trip to Paris, our students had the unique opportunity to attend Improbable: An Art Thinking workshop at ESCP. Led by Professor Sylvain Bureau, the workshop was a transformative experience that expanded their understanding of entrepreneurship through the lens of art.
AVP visited Lagos, the economic powerhouse of Nigeria and arguably the entire African continent, renowned for its vibrant startup scene, frequently referred to as the Silicon Savannah of Africa. During our visit, we had the chance to engage with innovative startups, accelerators, and innovation hubs.
We recently visited Uganda and Tanzania, where we had a chance to talk with local students and young professionals about their countries' sustainability issues. The people we spoke with highly regarded sustainability and wished their governments would do better. We found four reasons why they are not. However, it seems their countries are in good hands.
From Ivy Leagues to Moominland: A Look at American and Finnish Universities’ Entrepreneurial Education
In this opinion piece, AVP student Júlia Vila provides insights from AVP’s Bay Experience, which they joined last January. During the program, she participated in the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (BMoE) bootcamp at UC Berkeley and began to understand how Finnish and American universities are different.
Four students — Anh Nguyen, Camila Gallo, Júlia Vila and Henri Wittmann — represented Aalto Ventures Program at the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (BMoE) bootcamp at the University of California, Berkeley in January 2023. The bootcamp was filled with joy, new friendships and valuable insights regarding entrepreneurship.