Business Accelerator

Networking and Development

Network accelerator absorbs ideas, research, contacts, knowledge, funding - and at the same time it nourishes the network of their own ideas. New networks are actively formed. Accelerator acts as a link and brings together the appropriate actors. It filters the ideas and cooperation and offers the participating start-ups acceleration. This creates events, projects, seminars and studies. Participating accelerator start-ups get a network of support, ideas and expertise and funding. Successful start-ups can demonstrate best in class examples and cooperate with early-stage companies supporting extended acceleration.


Networking - and development services included for each entity:

  • A named appointed business advisor throughout the accelerator period
  • Forwarding the company, if necessary, to accelerator development programs
  • Search appropriate subsidies from various state organizations (ELY Centre, Tekes, Finnvera)
  • Provide assistance in the acquisition of equity financing in the company's equity Assisting (VC't, Business angels, Finnvera)
  • Business mentor services 
  • Access to Aalto University's research and utilization of the teaching staff expertise
  • The possibility to participate in joint open educational and networking events organized events by Aalto University 
  • The possibility to participate in partner events aimed at accelerator start-ups
  • The opportunity to participate in the Aalto University and Aalto Start-Up Center open client events 
  • Visibility on Aalto Start-Up Center's web site (corporate presentation and a link to the company's own web pages) as well as accelarator that alumni services
  • Entrepreneurs use the Aalto Start-Up Center -internal web, where the assembled networking and development services.


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