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Ten years of changes

In the last decade, AVP has changed a lot, and so has entrepreneurship education in general. As AVP turns ten years old, co-founder and co-director Kalle Airo tells the story of how Aalto Ventures Program grew from a potluck party to the education unit it is now.

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Call to Action: Clean Energy Crunch

Facing the impending energy crisis, one tangible action many if not most Aalto community members can take right now is to aim our efforts at using our skills and talent to develop radically creative ideas for clean energy, writes Lauri Järvilehto. We can launch a Clean Energy Crunch: ideating and developing solutions with hyper-fast idea-to-deployment spans to solve the impending European clean energy needs.

Together we will thrive

The multicultural and diverse team of ThriVe won AVP’s challenge titled Reimagining Higher Education in the sustainability-themed hackathon Solve the SDGs organized by AVP and Junction. While the hackathon brought them together, their solution helps students connect with each other and with their professors in a post-Covid, hybrid learning environment. We had a chat with […]

Not all learning comes from education

Yoop is a tool for students and teachers that supports students in taking advantage of the entrepreneurship competence acquired outside formal education and integrating it into their degrees. Johannes Kaira, one of AVP’s teachers, was involved in creating the tool and shares some thoughts on why it’s especially meaningful in our current environment. The ongoing […]