Startup in Finland – Opportunities in Finnish cities

Are you familiar with the free-of-charge services that cities offer to internationals? Have you wanted to visit one of the cities in Finland to get firsthand experience of the local startup ecosystem?

Date and time
Thursday 14 March 2024, 2PM-3PM (UTC+2)

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To find answer to these questions, join our session with the biggest cities in Finland to learn about opportunities they offer for startupfounders. You will learn about Finland's most attractive Startup Hubs and hear what type of support there is available for startups.


  • Welcome to the session!
  • Introductions to:
    • The capital region of Finland (Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa), Teemu Seppälä Startups Soft Landing Lead, Business Helsinki
    • The city of Tampere, Murat Demirez, Business Coordinator (startups), International House Tampere
    • The city of Turku, Megumi Hayashi, Senior Specialist, Internationalisation services, Business Turku
    • The city of Oulu, Viera Karam, Startup program manager, BusinessOulu
  • Entrepreneur’s story - How Finland is working out for me?
  • Q&A  


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This webinar is the second of the  Startup in Finland - webinar series. Check out our upcoming webinars and register!      

Senior Advisor, Talent Attraction Hanna Riski