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Making startup entrepreneurship more accessible – why you should care

At Slush 2019, we co-launched Starting Up, a free and open-for-all online course covering the fundamentals of startup entrepreneurship – but why?

Niklas Hellström

January 24, 2020

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2019 – Year of Growth

2019 was a big year for Kiuas: we supported more startups than ever and came up with new initiatives.

Kiuas team

December 12, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – From idea to reality

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

Kiuas team

September 18, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – The power of digitalization

In the world of business, renewal is important. How can software startups help stagnated companies to do business more efficiently?

Mari Liukkonen

August 26, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – Business with a big heart

There are more and more social problems in the world. How can startups and technology help solve them and bring people together?

Mari Liukkonen

August 16, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – Making sense of the marketing communications jungle

Marketing and communications are more important than ever. Is it possible to make sense of the complex field in an effective way?

Mari Liukkonen

August 9, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – Building a hardware company from scratch

Starting a hardware company is not hard, it’s just different. But what do you have to keep in mind when founding one?

Mari Liukkonen

July 25, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – Health companies going beyond tracking

It could be said that the increased amount of health apps have turned into a phenomenon. But what is it like to operate in such a competitive field?

Mari Liukkonen

July 19, 2019

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Kiuas Accelerator – Meet the batch of 2019

They are finally here – the batch of 2019: 17 superb startups ready to jump straight into the deep end and spend their summer at Kiuas Accelerator.

Kiuas team

June 13, 2019

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Kiuas Accelerator – 3+1 reasons to apply

We know. You’re super busy with building your startup – there’s no time to be wasted. We listed 3 reasons why Kiuas Accelerator is your go-to program.

Kiuas team

May 16, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – Fighting the impossible

There’s going to be hard times – and even harder times – during every entrepreneur’s journey. And still, in the end, it’s all worth it.

Mari Liukkonen

May 7, 2019

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Hey startup, we’re looking for you

The application for our flagship program, Kiuas Accelerator, is now open – and we might be looking for you.

Kiuas team

April 23, 2019

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Meet the Kiuas Start Spring 2019 batch!

It’s time to introduce Kiuas Start Spring 2019 batch: 17 amazing teams which were selected among over 80 teams that applied for the program.

Kiuas team

March 25, 2019

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Kiuas Start - 5 Reasons to Apply

The application deadline for Kiuas Start is in less than a week. If you’re still thinking about whether to apply or not, this one's for you.

Kiuas team

February 21, 2019

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Kiuas Startups – The art of trying

“You know the thing is... setting up a company and starting a new business is crazy scary – and a lot of responsibility.”

Mari Liukkonen

February 12, 2019

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Introducing Kiuas Toolbox

Kiuas Toolbox is an exclusive collection of free and discounted services that we provide to our startups. Read to find out what our startups can get!

Aaro Isosaari

January 28, 2019

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2018 - Year of Exploration

2018 was a year of exploration: succeeding, trying out and killing different programs, and making the mission crystal clear.

Sakari Huhtanen

January 14, 2019

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Kiuas Kicks Off 2019

As the new year starts, also a new team has started working. The new year brings new goals, adventures, and people – what’s up for 2019?

Kiuas team

January 4, 2019

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Kiuas Start  - From 0 to 1 in 3 weeks

The three weeks of the Kiuas Start pre-accelerator program are now behind. We sat down with some of our teams to talk about their experience.

Melissa Hahl

November 20, 2018

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Kiuas Start - 20 teams, 3 intensive weeks

The Kiuas Start program is built for passionate people who want to turn their projects into a reality. Here's an introduction to the batch of 2018!

Melissa Hahl

October 19, 2018

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Kiuas Start  - Build valuable business from the things you love

1,5 years ago we founded Kiuas and created Kiuas Team Up, Kiuas Incubator and Kiuas Accelerator. Yet, we felt that something was missing.

Aleksi Löytynoja

September 16, 2018

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Kiuas Accelerator - Part 2/2 : Demo Day & Wrap-Up

Kiuas Accelerator (prev. Summer of Startups) is a 10-week intensive program designed to take early-stage startups to the next level.

Aaro Isosaari

September 9, 2018

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Kiuas Startups  -  Turning Your Passion Into a Business

Kiuas Startups is a series of stories about our current & alumni startups. This is an interview with Nea Harjanne, CEO of NOMI.

Melissa Hahl

September 5, 2018

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Kiuas Accelerator - Part 1/2 :  From zero to halfway into the program

Kiuas Accelerator (prev. Summer of Startups) is a 10-week intensive program designed to take early-stage startups to the next level.

Aaro Isosaari

July 30, 2018

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Kiuas Startups - Scientists as Entrepreneurs

Kiuas Startups is a series of stories about our current & alumni startups. This is an interview with Teemu Myllymäki, CEO of Measur.

Sakari Huhtanen

July 15, 2018

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Kiuas Startups  -  Scaling Up While Studying

Kiuas Startups is a series of stories about our current & alumni startups. This is an interview with Ohto, CEO of WeHost.

Aleksi Löytynoja

June 18, 2018

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Kiuas Accelerator - WHY APPLY ?

Kiuas Accelerator (prev. Summer of Startups) is a 10-week intensive program designed to take early-stage startups to the next level.

Aaro Isosaari

April 16, 2018

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Kiuas Startups - Holda

Kiuas Startups is a series of stories about our current & alumni startups. This is an interview with Vesa, CEO of Holda.

Aaro Isosaari

March 15, 2018

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