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Make a living in Helsinki through running your own business

Open to all nationalities. No residence permit required. Possibility to apply for startup visa. Program fully in English. No participation fee.


Upcoming Programs

Idea Development week

The Idea Development Week (IDW) is a 5-day hands-on event open to anyone who has a business idea, or simply wish to contribute to growing an idea into a business.

Organizer: The Shortcut
Dates: 16:00 - 19:00 on 09-13.9.2019
Place: 16 Lapinlahdenkatu, 00180 Helsinki

Digital prototyping week

Digital Prototyping Week is a 5-day event where you will learn the processes and techniques to create a prototype and test a digital product.

Organizer: The Shortcut
Dates: 16:00 - 19:00 on 23.9-27.9.2019
Place: The Shortcut, 16 Lapinlahdenkatu, 00180 Helsinki



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Co-working space


Instead of paying for office or working from home, you are welcome to use the Helsinkies co-working space at Haaga-Helia Pasila campus.