News & events

News: Archive 2017

Two Men and a Dog game Zombie Catchers downloaded 18 million times (source: Good News from Finland)

31.01.2017 “Our motto is to create games that no one has ever imagined”

Aalto Start-Up Center has moved to Otaniemi

06.02.2017 Growth entrepreneurs, Aalto University and the entire surrounding society will benefit from the cooperation.

Yaskawa invests in large-capacity kinetic energy storage company, Teraloop

23.03.2017 Yaskawa Electric Corporation has completed a strategic investment in Helsinki-based Teraloop, a startup grid- and utility-scale kinetic energy storage company.

Start-up entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to investors and mentors

18.04.2017 Growth entrepreneurs offered support for creating important contacts and networks.

Wellmo raises €1,3M in First Round of Funding (source: Wellmo)

22.04.2017 The mobile health platform company Wellmo announces that it has raised 1.3 million euros in its first round of funding.

Aalto is an orchestrating innovation actor, says a report by European Commission Joint Research Centre

02.05.2017 The European Commission Joint Research Centre has recently published a Science for Policy report analyzing the innovation ecosystems of Aalto University and Espoo Innovation Garden.

EnterpriseEspoo and Aalto Start-Up Center will take your business forward in Otaniemi

05.05.2017 Any service an entrepreneur needs easily available in Otaniemi

Helsinki NASA Europa Challenge 2017

08.06.2017 Utilize Satellite, UAS and Spatial Data to Make Earth More Livable!

How to pitch with Mike Bradshaw

13.06.2017 On Monday, Aalto Start-Up Center hosted a workshop for researchers by pitching coach Mike Bradshaw.

Collective Crunch chosen for Stora Enso Accelerator Programme (Source: Stora Enso)

14.06.2017 Stora Enso has chosen six startups to join its Accelerator Programme, a joint startup initiative organised by Stora Enso, Aalto University Developing Entrepreneurship (Aalto ENT) and Vertical Accelerator. One of the startups is Aalto Start-Up Center customer Collective Crunch.

Lean Service Creation Day in Aalto Learning Center 14.6.2017

16.06.2017 Lean Service Creation Day was held on 14th June in collaboration with Start North, Helsinki Growth Alliance and Futurice at Aalto University Harald Herlin Learning Center. Futurice is one of Aalto Start-Up Center's alumni companies. 

Hardware Startup Meetup – Sports and Well-being

21.06.2017 Hardware Startup Meetup was organised by Hardware Startup Finland Ry on 20th June at Helsinki Think Company.

Our new home A Grid - a community and innovation hub opening in Otaniemi

26.06.2017 A new community space for hundreds of growth companies opening on the Aalto campus The Otaniemi innovation hub will get a new flagship, as A Grid, one of Europe's largest centres for growth companies opens later this year. The community space called A Grid to be opened in the former School of Electrical Engineering facilities will gather operators such as growth companies, creative businesses, accelerators and company services under the same roof. It will be a creative community for ambitious start-ups, other companies and entrepreneurs: after the renovation is finished, the building will hold facilities for up to hundreds of operators