Start a new business

Be it high-growth or self-employment, MEGE helps you to find your strengths, develop your idea and set up your business.

In addition to the selected training modules and events, you'll receive the support of mentors and fellow entrepreneurs-to-be. Throughout the program, you have access to a co-working space and StartUp School guidance at Haaga-Helia Pasila campus. Practical support helps you to get from here to registering your business and closing your first customers.

Personal development

Find your strengths

Five group coaching sessions to clarify your future professional career, and to develop your self-knowledge and self-leadership.

Organizer: Haaga-Helia Startup School
Dates: To be confirmed (January)
Place: Haaga-Helia Pasila Campus, Ratapihantie 13, Helsinki


Pitching camp

Learn how to communicate your business idea clearly and effectively, and to develop networks with entrepreneurs and other stakeholders.

Organizer: Haaga-Helia Startup School
Dates: 31.10. and 7.11. (12:00-17:00)
Place: Haaga-Helia Pasila Campus, Ratapihantie 13, Helsinki

The Y Combinator workshops

The Y Combinator workshops will follow a curriculum curated by lectures from YC partners and industry leaders with an aim to encourage and inspire participants to consider starting a company as a way to positively impact the world.

Organizer: The Shortcut
Dates: 5.-9.11 (10:00-16:00)
Place: The Shortcut Lab, Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 15B

Startup Circus

Startup Circus is an event where you can get to know the leading teams working on fresh venture ideas. During the evening, teams pitch their ideas and compete for 5,000 Eur of seed funding.

Organizer: Aalto University School of Business
Dates: 13.12.
Place: Design Factory, Betonimiehenkuja 5 C, Helsinki

Practical Skills and mentoring


Select five hands-on workshops from Haaga-Helia offering for entrepreneurs: sales, accounting, legal, marketing, case competitions etc.


Mentoring by international professionals who have already established their businesses in Finland.

Co-Working Space

Helsinkies corner

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