StartUp School Awards 2016 took place last week

StartUp School Awards ceremony took place on 13 February 2017. The Student, Teacher, and Partner of the year 2016 were chosen by StartUp School.

Sanna Langi and Michael Beresford were announced StartUp School Students of the Year. Not only they established a company together (Kitty’s Milkshake Bar), but have also actively participated in StartUp School activities and its development. Michael and Sanna have shown courage, determination and dedication both on their entrepreneurial and study paths. They managed to progress successfully in their studies at the same time working on their idea and turning it into a successful business.

Johanna Mäkeläinen was rewarded as StartUp School Teacher of the Year. She has shown positivity and genuine interest in StartUp School operations. Among others, Johanna taught a Social Media for Startups course in cooperation with NewCo Helsinki and organized a brand workshop for StartUp School itself.

The Partner of the Year – startup operator HUB13 – has been collaborating with StartUp School for two years now, and some examples of this collaboration are Startup Cup events and Helsinki startup city guide.  Two HUB13 representatives, Ola Sundell and Markku Hohtari, were present at the awards ceremony.