StartUp Week 2018 is organised on 3.-8.12.2018 in Helsinki.
Three days are organised by Haaga-helia StartUp School and two days will be spent in Slush and in XcitED.
The program here is preliminary so changes might occur. Speakers and schedules will be updated soon. 

Mon 3.12


On Monday we’ll focus on the big picture of Finnish education, Haaga-Helia way of teaching and StartUp School in general.



9.30 Welcoming coffee
10.00 Welcoming words
10.20 Anette Kairikko: Success Factories of University linked startup incubators
11.10 Saku Tuominen: Leading the change. Why Finland is no:1 in innovations – what the world can learn from it
12:00 Lunch
13.00 Timo-Pekka Uotila: Haaga-Helia StartUp School in a nutshell
13.45 Learnings from StartUp School
14.30 Coffee break
15.00 Event organised by students and entrepreneurial project
17.00 End of the day

Tue 4.12 – Wed 5.12


The next two days, Tuesday and Wednesday, we will enjoy Slush which is the largest startup event in the World.
By participating StartUp Week, you will get tickets to Slush-event.
Read more about Slush


On Tuesday you can also join XcitED -event at VanhaYlioppilastalo. That is an official Slush side event focused on EdTech.
By participating StartUp Week, you will get tickets to XcitED-event.
Read more about XcitEd

Thu 7.12


After Slush, on Thursday it is the Independence day of Finland. On that day we will discuss about the learnings of Slush and get familiar with Haaga-Helia facilities.
On the afternoon we will get know to traditional Finnish food and hear few stories from young alumni entrepreneurs of Haaga-Helia.



10.00 Slush feedback
11.00 Tour in Haaga-Helia facilities
12.00 Getting know to Finnish traditions
12.30 Traditional Finnish food for lunch
13.30 Stories from Haaga-Helia alumni
15:00 End of the day

Fri 8.12


On Friday we’ll dive deeper into StartUp School’s pedagogical model and practices. With workshops and group coaching we’ll make sure that everyone has some learnings to take home with.



9.00 Coffee
9.30 Päivi Williams: Sus coaching model
10.15 Elina Iloranta: Practices from StartUp School
11.00 Teemu Ruohonen: Inspiring innovation in Haaga-Helia
11.45 Lunch
12.45 Group coaching: Key learnings from StartUp Week
14.00 Afternoon coffee
14.30 Workshop: How to take learnings into practice
16:00 End of the day

StartUp Week speakers are:


Anette Kairikko

Saku Tuominen

Timo-Pekka Uotila

Päivi Williams

Teemu Ruohonen

Elina Iloranta