08.07.2013

Finnish Startup Sauna is top young university business incubator

Aalto University’s Startup Sauna supports startups and aspiring entrepreneurs in Northern and Eastern Europe and Russia.

Startup Sauna has an accelerator program for early-stage startups from Northern and Eastern Europe and Russia, where the startups get coached by experienced serial entrepreneurs and investors in an intense one-month program in Helsinki. Startup Sauna also organises the SLUSH conference which brings together the early-stage startup ecosystem in the region to meet top-tier venture capitalists and media from around the world.

In 2012, SLUSH gathered more than 3,500 attendees, 550 companies and 250 investors and journalists for two days in Helsinki. Startup Sauna is located in its own co-working space on Aalto University’s campus in Espoo, southern Finland.

Sources: UBI Index, Startup Sauna