Accelerating the most promising startups from Nordics, Eastern Europe and Russia.

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ABOUT STARTUP SAUNA

      
Startup Sauna connects the most promising startups from Northern Europe and Russia with experienced serial entrepreneurs, investors and media from around the world. 

In practice, Startup Sauna consists of three different operations: 

1) an internship program for university graduates to intern at high-growth companies in Helsinki and Silicon Valley. More than 60 interns have been employed through the program to date 

2) an accelerator program for early-stage startups from Northern Europe and Russia, where the startups get coached by experienced serial entrepreneurs and investors in an intense one-month program in Helsinki. More than 90 companies have graduated from the program since 2010 

3) 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 physically located in its own co-working space found on Aalto University's campus in Espoo, Finland, which is where many of the events and programs also take place. 

Startup Sauna is funded by Aalto University, Tekes, Teknologiateollisuus and Sitra, among others
    
Organization founded in Finland.

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