Startup my Business Weekend 2.-4.3.


Startup Refugees is organising Startup My Business Weekend for newcomers on 2.-4.3.2018 in Helsinki. The weekend will give the participants knowledge on how to start a business in Finland and offer necessary skills and networks to move forward. Startup Refugees network members will offer knowledge, mentoring and support in entrepreneurship.

The participants will get an opportunity to develop their business idea and learn practical skills such as basics of marketing and obtaining finance.

The event will be organised in collaboration with European Institute for Innovation and Technology and participants will also get connected to the innovation and technology network provided by EIT.

Startup My Business Weekend is free of charge. The travel, food and accommodation will also be covered for the participants. After the event the participants are able to apply for Startup Refugees Business Program which will start in March 2018 and last for 5 months in Helsinki. The Business Program is conducted together with the City if Helsinki. New entrepreneurs will also receive support in Turku and Oulu.

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STARTUP REFUGEES is a non-profit voluntary network consisting of more than 500 parties, including large companies, smaller companies and startups, government officials, research institutes, NGOs and individuals. Startup Refugees supports refugees with employment and entrepreneurship.