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Johannes studied six weeks in Berkeley and founded a startup in Hawaii

In January, AVP alumnus Johannes Salmisaari was on his way to UC Berkeley in sunny California, not knowing that the campus would close in six weeks because of the new coronavirus. As a part of an AVP-Berkeley contract he and a fellow student, Henrik Helenius, had been chosen for Startup Semester, an entrepreneurship program focusing […]

28 May 2020

Student story from Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2020

In January 2020, AVP gathered four students from Aalto University and sent them to participate in the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (BMoE) Bootcamp in Berkeley, California. This was an intensive 4-and-a-half-day workshop consisting of not only lectures and interactive classroom activities, but also of mentoring sessions that facilitate teams to develop their own startup ideas.   Take a sneak peek behind the […]

CME alumnus Adam Lim: ‘I wish we’d had more time together!’

A student story from AVP summer course 2019 When I signed up for AVP’s “Creating Multidimensional Experiences” summer course, I was simply curious. The course title didn’t sound like something that would benefit an engineer, but then again I’d like to think that I’m not just an engineer. I think we have a duty to make the future better than today, […]