Startup Grind: Virtual Fireside Chat with Angel Investor, Reima Linnanvirta 31st March 2021

Invitation from our partner network

WHAT: Virtual Fireside Chat with Angel Investor, Reima Linnanvirta
WHEN: Wednesday 31st March 2021 at 5:00 pm (EEST)
WHERE:The event is FREE and can be joined ONLINE
HOW: Register to join www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-helsinki-presents-virtual-fireside-chat-with-angel-investor-reima-linnanvirta/#/

PROGRAMME

As a startup, you might be wondering:
– How does Angel Investing work?
– What does an Angel investor look out for in startups?
– What metrics are important and how can you attract a great Angel Investor to your startup?

We will be hosting Reima Linnanvirta who will be sharing his experience as an Angel Investor.

Reima Linnanvirta is an angel investor and chairman of the board at the Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN). He invests in early-stage startups, especially in B2B software and SaaS. With over 20 companies in the portfolio, including Cambri, Innovestor, and OGOship. He recently made his latest exit with Whiteboard.fi which was sold to Kahoot!

ABOUT STARTUP GRIND
Startup Grind is the world’s largest community of startups, founders, innovators, and creators. We bring like-minded yet diverse individuals together to connect, learn, teach, help, build, and belong. We do this daily through our local events, flagship conferences, startup programpartnerships, and online media + content – collectively reaching over 3.5 million individuals worldwide. For more information: www.startupgrind.com

Invitation to online Synbio talk on Thursday March 25th, 2021: IGEM, Driving Innovation in Synthetic Biology

Invitation from Urban Mill’s partner network

An event for students, researchers, entrepreneurs, and companies interested in learning more about International Genetically Engineered Machine (IGEM Foundation), their portfolio of projects in the Nordics, and possible pathways for future collaboration in the field of synthetic biology.

Time & Location
25 Mar, 14:00 – 15:30 EET
Online Event

You are warmly welcome to our second Synbio Talk! – an event series taking place every month where we talk about different topics related to synthetic biology. Our aim with these events is to build a stronger synbio community in Finland and beyond as well as to strengthen collaboration networks in the field of synthetic biology.

For this Synbio Talk taking place on Thursday, March 25th at 14:00 (EET), we will introduce IGEM and present some of the projects disseminated in the Nordics during the last couple years as part of the IGEM Competition. This is a perfect opportunity for students in Finland interested in opening up IGEM teams at their universities and for companies or individuals looking to collaborate with students in the field of synthetic biology.

AGENDA:

14:00 – 14:10   Welcome and Synbio Powerhouse News
Manuel Arias, Interdisciplinary Researcher at VTT

14:10 – 15:00   IGEM – What is it, how it works, and project portfolio in the Nordics Capon Lamelas, iGEM Alliance Project Manager and Regional Head (EMEA) at iGEM EPIC

15:00 – 15:20   Q&A

15:20 – 15:30   Wrap-up

REGISTRATION HERE:

https://www.synbio.fi/event-details/synbio-talks-igem-driving-innovation-in-synthetic-biology

For any questions regarding the event you can contact Manuel Arias from Synbio Powerhouse.

Kind regards,

Manuel Arias and Tuula Palmén – Synbio Powerhouse

Feel free to share this invitation with those among your network who might also be interested in attending.

Join now the Live Pitch Streaming on YouTube from European Design Upgrade Hackathon 2020:

Link to the Live Streaming:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcX24J_0VBM

Several Finnish startup and design teams from Otaniemi in Espoo Innovation Garden will start their pitches within few minutes.

Challenges provided by startups and design teams from Finland, Ukraine and Netherlands. During the hackathon creatives, designers and startups has worked together with real-life use cases.

#EDU #edupgrade #creativeeurope #urbanmill #kfund #creativebrussels #espoo #kiev #urbanmill #espooinnovationgarden

Hacking at Otaniemi Innovation Alley on Espoo Day 29.8.2020

Experience moments in virtual EDU Hackathon Studio at Urban Mill

Espoo-päivän tapahtuma
Lauantai 29.8.2020 klo 13-15
Urban Mill, Betonimiehenkuja 3 E, 02150 Espoo

Koe kansainvälisen European Design Upgrade (EDU) -hankkeen virtuaalisen Hackathon for Creatives and Startups -tapahtuman inspiroiva ilmapiiri Urban Milliin Hackathonstudiossa. Pääset mm. seuraamaan isoilta näytöiltä miten designerit, suunnittelijat, taiteilijat ja yrittäjät laativat uusia konsepteja ja ideoita rajat ylittävissä kansainvälisissä tiimeissä. Tutustu samalla Urban Millin luovuutta ja innovaatioita ruokkiviin tiloihin ja palveluihin!

Hackathon-studio sijaitsee Urban Millin Cave-tilassa

The event is produced by Urban Mill Innovation Platform in collaboration with European Design Upgrade (EDU) programme co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

#espoopaiva #EDU #edupgrade #creativeeurope #urbanmill #kfund #creativebrussels #espoo #kiev #brussels #sdg #EU

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Creative Otaniemi Talks – Join Espoo Day Online Event 28.8.2020

Creative Otaniemi Talks
Friday 28.8.2020 12:00 – 14:00 EEST
Virtual Espoo day event in Zoom
Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81382473540
Zoom Waiting room opens at 11:45
If Meeting ID is asked, type: 813 8247 3540
Inspirational talks about creativity & sustainability in Otaniemi, in the very heart of Espoo Innovation Garden. Join and find out what already happens and what will happen in the future!

Virtual presentations in Zoom by the City Espoo, Aalto University and creative designers followed by the opening session of the Hackathon for creatives and startups from Espoo, Kiev and Brussel.

Programme

12:00 – 13:00 TALKS ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY, CREATIVITY AND CO-CREATION

  • Opening, Kari Mikkelä, Executive Producer, Urban Mill Innovation Platform
  • Co-creative Communities and Ecosystems in Sustainable Espoo, Markku Markkula, Chair of the Board at City of Espoo
  • Aalto University Campus – Creative and Sustainable Landscapes, Aapo Pihkala, Project Manager, Campus Development, Aalto University
  • The Art of Co-creation, Matti Hämäläinen, Aalto alumni

13:00 – 14:00  OPENING SESSION OF EUROPEAN DESIGN UPGRADE (EDU) VIRTUAL HACKATHON

The event continues in EDU Zoom
-> go to: https://zoom.us/j/94261455031?pwd=U0lobVN1Ym1MZnBwNmR6REFiMWU0UT09
Meeting ID: 942 6145 5031
Passcode: 053339

  • Opening and Welcome
  • European Design Upgrade Intro
  • Country Perspectives
  • Design hack + objectives intro
  • Practicalities

         

Additional information

Link to the event: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81382473540

The event is produced by Urban Mill Innovation Platform in collaboration with the City of Espoo, Aalto University and European Design Upgrade (EDU) programme co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Photo: Unto Rautio

#espoopaiva #EDU #edupgrade #creativeeurope #urbanmill #kfund #creativebrussels #espoo #kiev #brussels #sdg #EU #aaltouniversity

FINAL CALL for Designers and Creatives: European Design Upgrade Hackathon 2020

Date: 28 – 30 August, 2020
Location: Online Ultrahack
Deadline for registrations: 21st August, 2020
Registration: https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020

Are you a designer or creative wanting to explore the startup world? Do you want to upskill yourself in a real-life project with interesting startups? Want to exhibit your work at the largest design event in Northern Europe? Join the European Design Upgrade 2020 Hackathon!

21 hackathon challenges provided by startups and design teams from Finland, Ukraine and Belgium. During the hackathon creatives, designers and startups get to work together with real-life use cases.

Please all creative minds register latest 21.8.2020 to the hackathon and help us to co-create solution concepts for those challenges.

Why you should join

  • Get the chance to network and employed by startups from Finland, Belgium and Ukraine
  • Learn new skills with support from top-notch design mentors
  • Display your work at Helsinki Design Week and Dutch Design Week 2020
  • Enhance your portfolio with real-life project
  • Become a member in Creative Ring community, an European-wide organization supporting creative entrepreneurs.
  • and more prizes to come…

Challenges from Finland include

  • Aviran Oy: Gamified education and city scaling with location-based services using wifi router data? Key words: location-based services, wifi router data, managing events, social patterns, people flow
  • Crazy Town Oy: How to build and connect digital communities. Keywords: Community building, co-working, co-creation, events, digital matchmaking, digitalization, facilitation, peer-learning
  • Delicode Ltd: Real-time occupancy monitoring in pandemic and post-pandemic circumstances. Keywords: marketing, development, data visualization, pandemic
  • Lapponia House: Design concepts for sustainable house clusters based on movable wooden house modules. Keywords: wooden houses, mini homes, space planning, ready-to-move modules, ecological living, sustainable house clusters
  • RD Physics Oy: Ready-made models/components for 3D printing DIY. Keywords: visual design, 3D print, industrial design
  • Start North: FBTWLI What does the classroom of the future look like? Keywords: AR, VR, future education, virtual classroom
  • Virtually Oy: Rehabilitation by patient clothing. Keywords: psychological aesthetics, product life cycle ecology, experience promoting healing, researched functionality and making it visible
  • Some additional challenges from Finland will be confirmed soon …

How to join: Register individually from here latest on 21st August: https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020

PROGRAMME 28.-30.8.2020

Friday 28 August
13.00 – 14.00 Opening session
– Opening
– European Design Upgrade Intro
– Design hack + objective intro
– Practicalities
14.00 – 15.00 Checkpoint 1
15.00 Hacking Commences
20.00 – 21.00 Checkpoint 2
21:00 Community Booster

Saturday 29 August
09.00 – 09:30 Community Yoga (LIVE STREAM)
10:00 – 11:00 Mentor/Startup coffee
11.00 – 12.00 Checkpoint 3
14.00 – 14:45 Pitching training
19.00 – 20:00 Mentor/Startup coffee
20.00 – 21.00 Checkpoint 4

Sunday 30 August
09.00 DEADLINE: Pitch Submission
10.00 – 11.00 Jury Briefing
11.00 – 14.00 Pitch Streaming and Q&A
14.15 – 15.30 Jury deliberation
14.00 – 16.00 Community discussions and networking
16.00 Announcement of winners and Closing

Info and How to join: Register individually from here latest on 21st August: https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020

Event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/273139823972596/

Preparatory Design programme online courses during June-July can be viewed from
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAL4pq4i1L-s5vQHT4ORjAQ

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Call for Designers and Creatives: European Design Upgrade Hackathon 2020

Date: 28 – 30 August, 2020
Location: Online https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020
Deadline for registrations: 21st August, 2020 at 11:59 GMT+03
Registration: https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020/how_to_join

Are you a designer or creative wanting to explore the startup world? Do you want to upskill yourself in a real-life project with interesting startups? Want to exhibit your work at the largest design event in Northern Europe? Join the European Design Upgrade 2020 Hackathon!

21 hackathon challenges provided by startups and design teams from Finland, Ukraine and Belgium. During the hackathon creatives, designers and startups get to work together with real-life use cases.

Please all creative minds register latest 17.8.2020 to the hackathon and help us to co-create solution concepts for those challenges.

Why you should join

  • Get the chance to network and employed by startups from Finland, Belgium and Ukraine
  • Learn new skills with support from top-notch design mentors
  • Display your work at Helsinki Design Week and Dutch Design Week 2020
  • Enhance your portfolio with real-life project
  • Become a member in Creative Ring community, an European-wide organization supporting creative entrepreneurs.
  • and more prizes to come…

How to join:

Register individually from here: https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020/how_to_join

Note: There might be a place or two left for additional challenges. If your team / organization want to bring your own challenge to the hackathon, please submit your challenge application also latest on 17.8.2020 following the instructions on https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020/how_to_join

PROGRAMME 28.-30.8.2020

Friday 28 August
13.00 – 14.00 Opening session
– Opening
– European Design Upgrade Intro
– Design hack + objective intro
– Practicalities
14.00 – 15.00 Checkpoint 1
15.00 Hacking Commences
20.00 – 21.00 Checkpoint 2
21:00 Community Booster

Saturday 29 August
09.00 – 09:30 Community Yoga (LIVE STREAM)
10:00 – 11:00 Mentor/Startup coffee
11.00 – 12.00 Checkpoint 3
14.00 – 14:45 Pitching training
19.00 – 20:00 Mentor/Startup coffee
20.00 – 21.00 Checkpoint 4

Sunday 30 August
09.00 DEADLINE: Pitch Submission
10.00 – 11.00 Jury Briefing
11.00 – 14.00 Pitch Streaming and Q&A
14.15 – 15.30 Jury deliberation
14.00 – 16.00 Community discussions and networking
16.00 Announcement of winners and Closing

How to join: https://ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020/how_to_join

For more information: ultrahack.org/edupgrade2020

Event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/273139823972596/

Preparatory Design programme online courses during June-July can be viewed from
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAL4pq4i1L-s5vQHT4ORjAQ

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Register now: EDU2020 Online Hackathon for Creatives and Startups 28-30 August 2020

Tomorrow Mon 10.8.2020 we will introduce 21 hackathon challenges provided by startups and design teams from Finland, Ukraine and Belgium! Please all creative minds register before 17.8.2020 to the virtual European Design Upgrade Hackathon 28.-30.8.2020 and help us to co-create solution concepts for those challenges! #EDU #edupgrade #creativeeurope #urbanmill #kfund #creativebrussels #espoo #kiev #brussels #sdg #EU

Globally open EDU2020 Online Hackathon for Creatives and Startups is organized by EDU: European Design Upgrade: Transnational Capacity Building consortia and co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

For more information about the EDU programme can be found https://edupgrade.design/en/

Preparatory Design programme online courses during June-July can be viewed from
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAL4pq4i1L-s5vQHT4ORjAQ