Kiuas x Accelerator upcoming!


Summer of Startups was a 9-week-long program that enabled up to 15 teams to get started with their own businesses. Each team got a funding of up to 5000€ depending on its size so they could fully focus on the program without worrying about the rent. Teams got a free place to work, professional tailored coaching and the support of the startup community.

The program started on the 6th of June 2016 and ended on the 5th of August at the Demo Day. The program took place in Startup Sauna at Betonimiehenkuja 3 D, Espoo, Finland.

Summer of Startups 2017 to be announced.

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What you get

We'll do our best to help you succeed


Before you can stand on your own feet, we will give you facilities to work in Startup Sauna, Espoo.


Tailored coaching and mentoring will help you develop your business idea into a profitable business.


Depending on the size of your team, the team can get up to 5000€, so that you don't have to worry about rent.


We are located at Startup Sauna,
Betonimiehenkuja 3D 02150 Espoo


People behind the project

Vilma Viiala


Karri Koskikare


 Antti Hämmäinen


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“The best time to start a business was yesterday. The second best is today. The longer you hesitate, the harder it gets.”

– Sami Inkinen, Co-founder of Trulia

The application period has ended

Summer of Startups received exactly 100 applications!

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