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.
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 recently moved into a new office in a building we're sharing with Aalto Design Factory, Startup Sauna and a bunch of research groups from the School of Engineering. We’ve only been there for a short while, but collaboration between the different entities has already increased, and we can only imagine the future potential.
Solve the SDGs brought together almost 300 participants in Finland, along with around 50 in both Uganda and Tanzania. Five of those participants formed Wasteless Wanderers, went through a roller-coaster of emotions and won not only their challenge but the whole hackathon.
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.