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Meet new AVP team member Elina!

AVP has found a new teacher to join the team, Elina Kähkönen! Elina is a new part-time teacher at Aalto Ventures Program. She has an extensive background in education and has led the Aaltonaut program since 2013. She is passionate about making Aalto more interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial both for the students and the faculty – […]

01 Oct 2020

Winners of Solve the SDGs hackathon announced

Solve the SDGs  — an online hackathon for sustainability problems by AVP and Junction — is now over! We had more than 200 participants from 47 countries working on three different challenges related to the Sustainability Development Goals by the UN.  The hackathon opened with speakers from different organizations:  Sami Pirkkala, Chief Specialist in Sustainable Development and the 2030 Agenda from the Prime Minister’s Office of […]

21 Sep 2020

Apply to SCET Startup Clinic to take your startup to the next level

The application for SCET Startup Clinic is open! Aalto Ventures Program offers an opportunity to join the SCET Startup Clinic program organized by the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, UC Berkeley. The program aims to help startup teams from different stages and industries take advantage of shifts and disruptions in the market. Participating teams will benefit from the knowledge, advice, and […]

08 Sep 2020

Serial entrepreneur Otto Hilska joins Startup Experience teaching team

We’re glad and proud to announce a new reinforcement to the teaching team of Startup Experience: Otto Hilska! Otto is a serial entrepreneur who started his first software company at the age of 18. His second company Flowdock raised money from Silicon Valley and got acquired by Rally Software in 2013. After that he spent […]

07 Sep 2020

We’re looking for partners for Solve the SDGs, an online hackathon!

Join us as a challenge partner and help diverse participants from across the world in building a more sustainable future! Solve the SDGs is an online hackathon, where groups work together with world-class mentors to solve sustainability-related problems. The hackathon is open for participants from all backgrounds, countries and levels.  Each team will pitch their […]

26 Aug 2020

Meet new AVP team member Amy!

AVP has found its new Visual Designer, Amy Gelera!  Amy is a second-year master’s student at School of Arts, Design and Architecture majoring in visual communications design. Before coming to Finland, she has studied in Vienna and Florence, where she also finished her bachelor’s degree in graphic design.  Previously Amy has worked at an advertising agency as a graphic design intern and taken on various design […]

11 Aug 2020