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


BUSINESS IDEA DEVELOPMENT

Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset

Online course with two face to face meetings helps you to develop your business idea and to start building your own entrepreneurial path.

Organizer: Haaga-Helia Startup School
Dates: To be Confirmed (January)

From Idea to Prototype

Three day intensive course gives you practical tools on how to design, test, validate and refine your business idea - together with other entrepreneurs.

Organizer: Haaga-Helia Startup School
Dates: To be Confirmed (March)

Idea Development Week

Bring your idea on the table and find new team members, or bring your skills and join a team whose idea you find interesting. Coaches are there to support you to develop your idea into a business model.

Organizer: The Shortcut
Dates: To be Confirmed (March)

Digital Prototyping Week

The Digital Prototyping Week is where you can learn the processes and techniques to create, prototype and test a digital product. This is the perfect opportunity to join a team, create a digital product, test the user experience and showcase your work to a jury of professionals.

Organizer: The Shortcut
Dates: To be Confirmed (March)

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

Workshops

Select hands-on workshops from Haaga-Helia and The Shorcut offering for entrepreneurs: development tools, sales, accounting, legal, marketing, etc.
 

mentoring

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.