Thursday, 6th June

Female Founders:
How to Launch,
Grow, Scale and
Raise Capital

12.00 – 13.00
Wätti Room

This workshop is for women and non-binary people who want to start or grow a tech sector business and for mentors, experts, investors and partners who would like to get involved in ‘Finland as a Female Founder Frontrunner’ – Finland’s only international female tech founder growth programme.

What you’ll get out of joining:

  • Learn how you can leverage the Ecosystem and Programmes to launch and grow your startup;
  • Learn how to get active support to successfully launch and grow your startup, build your team, and increase your cash flow, by enhancing your skill set and growing your network internationally with the support of Tech Nordic Advocates and their global network.

Speaker: Jeanette Carlsson, CEO at Tech Nordic Advocates

  • Learn how to get started and scale as a founder of a tech business; Gain insights from successful female founders and ecosystem experts on the do’s and don’ts of starting and scaling your business.
  • Learn how to find the right partners, boost your sales and revenue, and build a winning team.


Windi Muziasari, Founder & CEO at Resistomap
Krista Huhtala-Jenks, Founder & CEO at MAJ
Touko Kontro, Startup Advisor at Business Helsinki
Sarita Runeberg, CEO at Maria 01
Moderator: Angeliki Papagiannopoulou, Ecosystem Manager at Tech Nordic Advocates

  • Learn what it takes to raise capital
  • Discover insider tips on how to approach investors, what they look for in a successful proposal, and strategies to secure your next round of funding while steering clear of the dreaded ‘valley of death’.


Teija Nousiainen, Deal Flow Manager at Nordea
Milja Inkeri Mäkelä, Communications Manager at Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN)
Oona Suominen, Senior Associate at Antler
Moderator: Eeva Haaramo, Head of Finland at Tech Nordic Advocates

The Proof is Out There! Meet Aalto Startup Center Incubates

By Markus Karva & Tomi Erho & Marika Paakkala & Kaisa Ahonen & Joel Takala & Kirsi Polvinen
Aalto Startup Center (ASUC)

13.00 – 14.00
Wätti Room

How can an incubator program help you succeed? What stories and tips do the founders who have attended one have to tell? Can you benefit from taking part in an incubator program?

Meet Ekotekt from Urban Tech Helsinki, WinsePower from ESA BIC Finland, and Workki AI from Business Generator Accelerator Program and hear what they have to tell you about their journeys!

Tomi Erho from Aalto Innovation Ecosystem Services will deliver the opening speech for the workshop and after that we will delve deeper into the services that are available in the programs. As all the calls are currently open, maybe you will be the next success story?

13.00 Opening words by Tomi Erho
13.10 Business Generator & Workki AI
13.20 ESA BIC Finland & WinsePower
13.30 Urban Tech Helsinki & Ekotekt
13.40 Open Questions
13.50 Conclusion

Enterprise Adoption as
Catalyst for Mass Adoption

14.00 – 15.00
Käämi room

New technologies usually struggle on their way to mass adoption. Learn from the insights of Trust Square – a Swiss Web3 & AI ecosystem hub – how disrupting technologies can find their way to mass adoption.

Marc Degen is an experienced entrepreneur with unquenchable creative urge and a passion for people and business ventures with multiple exits. As a Founder and Board Member of various businesses in the fields of digital services, telecommunications, and Web3 – he focuses on growing ideas into profitable businesses. Prior to his entrepreneurial undertakings, Marc Degen was COO of an E-Commerce service provider for 8 years and then led the digital and brand transformation of a mobile operator as in Switzerland. Marc Degen was consecutively named Digital Shaper by Bilanz Magazine (2018, 2019 & 2023) and won the Digital Innovation of the Year Award by SwissICT in 2018 with for their Blockchain and ML-based pharma supply chain monitoring solution.

Term Sheets 101 &
Managing Legal Risks
in International Contracts

15.00 – 16.00
Wätti room

Term sheets 101:

Overview of most important (legal) terms of a typical venture capital term sheet

Managing Legal Risks in International Contracts:

Joint development agreements, collaboration agreements, partner agreements, distribution agreements IPR, exclusivity, choice of law, disputes.

Thursday, 7th June

Value Based Pricing
Brought to you by ESCALTECH & DIMECC Oy

10.00 – 11.00
Wätti room

Feeling unsure about how to price your products or services? This workshop, led by renowned pricing expert Heikki Lummaa, will revolutionize your approach. Learn the secrets of value-based pricing, a strategy that focuses on the Value your offering delivers to customers, not just production costs. Discover how to strike the perfect balance between what your customers value and what ensures your business’s long-term success. Whether you’re a startup navigating the early stages of growth or a more established company facing new pricing challenges, Heikki Lummaa’s experience provides valuable insights specific to your business stage.

In this interactive workshop, you’ll gain the confidence to confidently price your offerings, unlock hidden profit potential, and achieve customer satisfaction through a win-win pricing strategy. Don’t miss this opportunity to master the art of value-based pricing and propel your business forward.

Sign up today and secure your spot in this exclusive workshop!

Establishing a
Compliant Business in Finland:
Kick Start to Success

11.00 – 12.00
Wätti Room

Join Metic Global Oy for a comprehensive workshop on company formation and running a compliant business in Finland.

This workshop covers essential topics such as establishing a limited liability company, setting up accounting, tax management, understanding insurance requirements, navigating licenses and permits, and exploring grant and investment options. You will benefit from expert insights, practical advice, and interactive Q&A sessions. Additionally, you will receive a complimentary investment readiness assessment to analyze how prepared your business is to receive investment or grants. The workshop also offers opportunities for networking and post-event support, ensuring a smooth transition for your business to Finland.

Don’t miss this chance to equip yourself with the knowledge and tools needed for a successful relocation.