Do you have a business idea or a seed of an idea?

Startup Booster Savonlinna training is for you, who need tools and professional support to develop your product or service into a fundable enterprise.

The training consists of 5 sessions based on startup methodology. In between the training sessions practical workshops are run to develop your idea with experienced coaches.

The participants of the training are offered an exciting opportunity to take part in Entrepreneurship World Cup held in November 2019. The international competition welcomes entrepreneurs at all levels – idea-stage, early-stage, growth-stage – to participate worldwide.

The recognised startups will not only be rewarded with life-changing prices, but they will also get tools and resources to grow their venture and network globally.  

Startup Booster Savonlinna is ready for the challenge!


Build your startup in our training:

April 25 – LEAN Startup Development

April 29 – Workshop

May 7 – Customer Development

May 8 – Business Model Canvas

May 13 – Workshop

May 20 – Workshop

May 28 – Service Design

June 5 – Networks and Funding

The training is free of charge and held from 5pm to 8pm at Xamk Savonlinna campus (Savonniemenkatu 6). Places are limited.  

Startup Booster Savonlinna assembles a unique set of startup professionals, who in combined have tens of years of experience in mentoring and co-developing new businesses. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge and insights to future success stories.

Our coaches:
Eliisa Moilanen, Tamora – Eliisa’s passion is to increase inspiration in working life. When challenges and skills are in the right balance, learning new and development will flourish.

Kimmo Rouhiainen, Digirockstars – Kimmo has a happy 20 years of marriage with startups and new talents and he is still crazy in love. He wants to co-develop new business models that can change the world.

Tom Hagelberg, Tamora – Tom is one of the first service design professionals in Finland and has over 10 years’ experience in the field. His goal is to grow well-being with the right combination of social, digital and physical fields of interaction.

Niko Halonen, Kasvuyritys – Niko has a strong experience in ushering enterprises to rapid growth. He believes in customer insight and active networking to boost the business.

The training's language is English, but the participants will get instructions in Finnish too.

More information and registration:

Elina Pöllänen, Coordinator, ROIHU, 040 144 7150,

Training is part of ROIHU project managed by South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences. ROIHU is funded by European Social Fund via South Savo Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment.

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