We've all been in a situation where we’ve no idea what we want and where to go. And that’s ok. Setting meaningful and reasonable goals was never easy, and the pandemic and now a war in Europe can make long-term goals feel pointless — but setting them now is as important as ever. Let’s break down what good goals are like and how to set them like an entrepreneur.
S.U.R. is a decolonizing collective based on the understanding of the Global South not just as geography but as a way of standing, experiencing, and dancing through the world. Amy Gelera, one of the founding members, shares the story of how entrepreneurship, underrepresentation, and pasta created a movement.
Volunteering is a great way to learn skills useful in entrepreneurship, working life, and, well, life in general. But perhaps the real treasure is the friends you make along the way. Elettra, AVP's marketing magician and recent Aalto graduate, shares her experiences in how volunteering at Aalto University is similar to entrepreneurship.
A cup of coffee is a good start for the morning, but sometimes it’s not just about the drink. I have the habit of café hopping and getting to know the baristas behind the coffee counters — the ones who put their soul into making a good cup of coffee and inspiring visitors with their […]
20 Apr 2022
Everyone benefits from entrepreneurial skills, is what we always say. But what exactly are they? And more importantly, where can you learn them? This guide will introduce some of the most important entrepreneurial skills and share tips on where to look for them.
Everyone loves a startup success story, but to be honest, most startups don't become such. Paavo Vallas, an AVP alumnus and founder of Särkifood, had it all figured out and business was thriving — for a while. This is not Särkifood's story, but Paavo's. It's a story of how a startup can fail, but its founder can still succeed.