Entrepreneurship and startups
With a thriving student-led entrepreneurial movement, our ecosystem has been rated as one of the most promising ones in the world.
Entrepreneurship infuses everything at Aalto. Whether you’re a student interested in entrepreneurial education or a startup looking for an accelerator – or something in between – join our community!
Head start with the Aalto ecosystem
Our diverse ecosystem consists of both student-led and university-run entrepreneurial activities. For example Europe's leading startup event Slush, and Startup Sauna, the leading accelerator in Northern Europe and Russia, are born at Aalto's student community Aaltoes.
The program prepares students for high-growth entrepreneurship through top-level education and curricular activities.
A Grid is one of the largest community spaces in Europe, housing e.g. startups, creative businesses and accelerators. Opening in 12/2017.
Aalto Design Factory is a multidisciplinary environment for research and education on product development.
Impact Iglu is an accelerator that supports entrepreneurs who do business to solve societal challenges.
Aalto ENT provides educational programs for established entrepreneurs, aiming to help businesses thrive.
Aalto Entrepreneurship Society is Europe’s largest and most active student-run entrepreneurship community.
Fallup is Europe’s largest entrepreneurship event for and by students, founded to inspire future entrepreneurs.
Startuplifers is an internship program that provides students a unique chance to work in startups in Silicon Valley and Asia.
Startup Sauna is the leading business accelerator in Northern Europe, targeted for top-notch tech teams.
Slush has become a world-renowned startup-event, attracting over 15 000 participants and 2 000 startups.