FALL 2019

September 10 - October 8

Crazy Town, Väinönkatu 9, Jyväskylä

Starts at 17.00 on event days

Five-week Entrepreneurship Programme

 

"It's not about ideas, it's about making them happen"

FOR WHO?

People incubating or still without an idea but searching for one.

There will be 70 applicants chosen for the program. A group of entrepreneurs have been specially invited to coach the teams that are formed out of the participants. Previous entrepreneurial experience is not necessary. People of any age and with any background are welcome to apply for the program. The key is having an interest in entrepreneurship.

WHAT?

A five-week  entrepreneurship program for people interested in the startup culture and entrepreneurship.

 Applicants chosen for the program get to develop their business ideas in the guidance of experienced entrepreneurs. Jyväskylä Entrepreneurship Society is coordinating the program in collaboration with Jyväskylän Yritystehdas.

The program is free of charge.

WHEN?

Program:
10.09 - Idea Creation & Team Building
17.09 - Validating Business Ideas
24.09 - Generating Income 
01.10 - Creating the perfect pitch 
08.10 - Grande Final 

The first four meetings will take place at Crazy Town in centre of Jyväskylä. In the fifth and last meeting Discovery Tuesday will have grande finale. At that time, a group of entrepreneurs and investors will be in attendance to hear the pitches of ten of the best business ideas.

The Info video & why you should apply!

WEEKLY PROCESS

10.9

01

IDEA CREATION & TEAM BUILDING

02

VALIDATING BUSINESS IDEAS

17.9

03

GENERATING INCOME

24.9

04

CREATING THE PERFECT PITCH

1.10

05

GRANDE FINALE

8.10

 

Supercoaches

September 17th

Validating Business Ideas

Pirjo Suhonen

Pirjo Suhonen is the founder of Ivana Helsinki, the first Nordic company to participate in the Paris fashion week. While her sister Paola took care of designing their products, Pirjo was responsible of the business side of the fashion company. In Discovery Tuesday, she will discuss creativity, business validation and how to spot ideas that may become upcoming megatrends.

September 24th

Generating Income

Aslak De Silva

Aslak De Silva has been managing sales and marketing for over 10 years with proven track record. In his current position as the CEO of Nordic Business Forum he has a great lookout on business models in various industries. Before working for world’s most significant business conference, he was part of building the global success story of Naava. In his keynote, Aslak will share his expertise on business models, thus giving you insight on how to take your idea to next level and generate income with it.

October 1st

Creating the Perfect Pitch

Lennu Keinänen

Lennu Keinänen is a serial entrepreneur and business angel. He has been an entrepreneur since a teenager and during these 20 years, he has been involved in more than 20 companies, either as a founder, investor or advisor. His biggest success is Paytrail, one of the biggest payment services in Finland, which he made an exit from in 2014. Now Lennu will share his experiences on pitching from both sides of the table.

Lennu's photo by Tero Takalo-Eskola

 

Meet The Team

Joel Tolvanen

Project Manager

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Anna Zumegen

Event Producer

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Abrar Hossain

Marketing

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Elizaveta Arzamastseva

Communications

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Tiia Kumpulainen

Marketing

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Emmi Tossavainen

Coach Coordinator

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CONTACT INFO

Joel Tolvanen

Project Manager

+ 358 44 357 8875

joel.tolvanen@jkles.fi

 

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