Elina has studied in Haaga-Helia and founded her first company during that time. That’s how she knows what are the highlights and challenges of a student entrepreneur. After graduating she worked as an entrepreneur and build herself a large network of entrepreneurs as she act as Chairman of the board of Young Entrepreneurs of Regional Organisation of Enterprises in Helsinki. After exit of her first company she started to study Adult Education Theory and found her calling which is to develop entrepreunial education in Finland. She has also qualified as a Vocational Studies Teacher and a Specialist in competence based qualification.
“For me entrepreneurship isn’t just a mindset. For me it is a passion.”