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From idea to first revenue ...And beyond.

Kiuas is the leading startup accelerator in Finland.

In our programs, we bring early-stage teams together and provide them with the best support and tools to take their progress to the next level.

The best place for starting up

Since the birth of Summer of Startups in 2010, Kiuas has been supporting over 200 early-stage companies in Finland and the Nordics.

Currently, we run 3 programs a year, helping 50+ startups annually on their journey from an initial idea to first revenue.

All our programs are completely free and zero-equity.

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Programs organized


Startups supported


€ Raised by alumni

Turn your project into a company


Idea - MVP

3 weeks


Spring & fall

Top-level coaching on a weekly basis

24/7 working space

Full access to Kiuas Toolbox

Free and zero-equity

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Take your startup to the next level



9 weeks



Top-level coaching on a weekly basis

24/7 working space

Full access to Kiuas Toolbox

Free and zero-equity

Meet your future co-founder


Online platform


Open to all


Free to use

Kiuas inside

“The accelerator had a major impact in building our hard-working, world-class team.”

- Lauri Sippola, Co-Founder & CEO at Kaiku Health

"This definitely elevated our company, with the networks and knowledge from Kiuas our next steps can be bigger and better"

- Tuomas Koskinen, Co-Founder & CEO at Neuroflux

"Owing to the program our team probably dodged a million mistakes young founders often make. During the 10 weeks we went from idea to more than 20 paying customers."

- Jasu Koponen, Co-Founder at Venuu

"Kiuas is the one of a kind entrepreneurial community that you can always come back to"

- Neveli Niit, Co-Founder & CEO at Ridline

Discover our alumni

Our offering


Best support out there

We've gathered over 100 top Nordic entrepreneurs, investors, and experts to give back and guide you with any challenges you may be facing.

Kiuas coaches

Startup sauna

Free working space - 24/7

1500m2 of reservable office spaces, meeting rooms, stages, and phone booths to use during the program and forever after that.

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Invaluable connections

Access to potential partners, investors, and talent - along with the community support of over 200 Kiuas alumni founders.

Kiuas alumni


$350k of free services

We've partnered up with the leading service providers to provide a package that you don't want to miss - Kiuas Toolbox.

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Kiuas Start – Meet the Fall 2019 batch

It’s time to introduce the last batch of the year: Kiuas Start Fall 19!


October 29, 2019


Kiuas Startups – From idea to reality

When founding a company, good things take time – but a lot can happen in just three weeks.


September 18, 2019


Wondering who's been part of our programs?

Meet our alumni

Want to know who are coaching the startups?

Meet our coaches

Looking to get in touch with our team?

Contact us