Finlandia University’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter and FinnZone have launched a new initiative with the XES student entrepreneurial community from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in
Finlandia University’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter and FinnZone have launched a new initiative with the XES student entrepreneurial community from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.
The Third Testing Day: US Edition is scheduled for March 24th, 4 pm (9 am Michigan time) and will feature live video business plan presentations by XES and other Helsinki – based entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs will then receive feedback and advice from a panel of business experts from FINNZONE and the Keweenaw’s business network.
The overall goal is to develop relations with the XES community, to share ideas, and to explore actual business opportunities.
According to XES Mentor Tuukka Ylälahti “Opportunity creation is an essential skill and activity for an entrepreneur. Connecting with the coaches from FinnZone is a great chance for Finnish entrepreneurs to gain feedback on their products to see if there is an opportunity for their product in the US market. The possibility to form long-term connections between Finland and the US makes this event a win-win!”
Finlandia’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) students will take the lead in working with XES leadership to organize and promote the event. The plan is that this will be the first in a line of presentations between members of this new partnership.
XES is organized in collaboration with the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and the Haaga Helia Start-Up School. If you would like to join this free ZOOM event please register.
Format of the event: There will be 4-5 teams presenting their idea to US coaches, and then they will get a feedback.
(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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