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A collection of thoughts, stories, and findings on all things entrepreneurial, from the minds of the AVP team.

Unfiltered genius — A Junction team brings recycling to Instagram

Instagram isn’t the first app that comes to mind when you think about sustainability, but you can’t deny its popularity. That’s why it became team ReMaskit’s platform of choice at Junction 2023 when they set out to tackle — and win — the challenge Resource Revolution, Now by Aalto University. Read on to learn more about their solution, Junction experience and thoughts on entrepreneurship and sustainability.

Let it be

You have the right to experience a full range of emotions. What you then do with these emotions is your choice. No one has the right to forbid you to be happy or sad. By differentiating yourself from your emotions and letting them go, you can function better without letting them pile up inside.

Alumni Story: Mona Taponen Balzarini — Born to be an entrepreneur

Plastic has a bad reputation that it doesn’t entirely deserve. It’s a durable, lightweight material that — when recycled correctly — can be used repeatedly with low costs and very little material loss. AVP alumni and serial entrepreneur Mona Taponen Balzarini wants to demonstrate this with her Muoviamo project by showcasing and letting people try how plastic waste turns into new objects.