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: 7.2.-14.3.2019
Place: Haaga-Helia Pasila Campus, Ratapihantie 13, Helsinki


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: 22.1.2019 - 7.3.2019
Place: Online course with two meetings at Haaga-Helia Pasila Campus

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: 19th, 20th and 21st March 2019
Place: Haaga-Helia Pasila Campus, Ratapihantie 13, Helsinki

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)

Practical Skills and mentoring


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