We've talked about what an accelerator is, what to consider before joining one, and what to take into account during the program. Assuming you followed all the tips, the accelerator is now your friend. Friendship, however, isn't a one-way street. Anna, AVP's Incubation Specialist, shares 4 points to consider after graduating from an accelerator program.
Last week, we talked about what an accelerator is and what to consider before joining one. The two most important questions were whether you even need to get into one, and if yes, which one. Assuming you're now in one, do you think it’s time to relax and let things happen? Absolutely not. Anna, AVP's Incubation Specialist, shares 9 tips on how to make the most out of an acceleration program.
Anna, AVP's Incubation Specialist, has been working in different types of accelerators for the past 6 years before joining AVP. She understands their value but has also seen how little some entrepreneurs actually understand what accelerators are for and how to get the most out of them. In this article series, she shares some practical tips and advice on what to do before, during, and after the accelerator. For now, let's focus on the before.
Revolutionary inventions such as airplanes and fertilizers have been a big factor in creating the civilization we now live in. However, they also charged us an unpleasant cost by speeding up climate change — and now we have to clean up. Fortunately, many startups, companies, and individuals are working toward solving the big problems and contributing to a better world and a cooler planet.
We talk a lot about entrepreneurship and startups, but sometimes the vocabulary can be a bit strange or difficult to understand. That’s why we decided to put together a not-so-comprehensive list of startup terms and related words. So the next time you find yourself in a room with an entrepreneur, you’ll at least understand the words, if still not the point of their idea.
“Going for a night out can be a very different experience depending on your gender and sexual orientation,” says Ellen Kantola, co-founder of Kvääristö. According to her estimation, women make up 60% of the workforce in the restaurant business, but practically all the bars and restaurants in Finland are owned or run by men. This […]