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.
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.
In early 2022, Aalto Ventures Program enabled three students to participate in an intense learning experience in Berkeley, California. The students came back with not only new skills but also with a different way of looking at entrepreneurship. AVP asked them to write about their experience and share some of the most important lessons.
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 […]
Art, Education and Entrepreneurship is a course by Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA) and Aalto Ventures Program (AVP). We followed one of the course teachers, Jaana Brinck from NoVA, throughout the course to learn how a multidisciplinary arts course is planned and executed, and what goes on behind the scenes. Laying the groundwork […]