Northbound Startups goes SHIFT

NBS will be present at the SHIFT Business Webstival next week. How cool is that! You can find our avatars at the Turku Business Region virtual booth. If you have received an invitation from us, take your chance and ask for the ticket and if you haven’t, it’s not too late to get in touch … Continued

Meet the teams

Teams participating in the Northbound Startup accelerator started their evolution on September 9th. Practical workshop event concentrated on business models and result management. For the next 6 months, these startups will get a chance to develop their product or service, sharpen their marketing and selling activities and become investment ready. Experienced mentors are going help the … Continued

NBS first accelerator is about to start

The first accelerator of Northbound Startups is lurking behind the corner. Twelve teams from three different countries have been selected to speed up their business. In the coming six months those teams will be pumped up with details of running a successful business and also geared up to meet new investors. The accelerator will begin … Continued

Northbound Startups Accelerator submission period extended

We will extend the submission period of the NBS accelerator with two weeks. Since the program will start online, there’s no need for travel arrangements and we wanted to use that excess time in favor of those teams which are still getting their act together after the summer break. The new submission date is 23.8.2020. … Continued

Northbound Startups Accelerator goes online

The first NBS Accelerator goes online. Program will start in September as planned but due to Covid-19 the workshop sessions of 2020 will be streamed online preventing the need for traveling abroad. For more information of the accelerator program please visit News and events. Link to the Accelerator page. The accelerator will start on the 7th of September … Continued

Presentations of the local NBS Investor meeting in Turku

In the beginning of June the Northbound Startups project provided an investor meeting for Finnish investors. The meeting was jointly organized by Turku Science Park and SHIFT and arranged in connection with the NBS cross-border investment meeting. The event took place in the TScP premises and was streamed in Zoom. It merrily topped off the … Continued

Northbound Startups first accelerator is open for applications!

The application period for the first accelerator of Northbound Startups has started! The deadline for applications is 9th of August but there’s no reason to wait for that. We will review the applications continuously so apply now! Link to the application form. Switch your business to the acceleration line NBS organizes two accelerators within two years … Continued

Online hackathon 11-12 June 2020

Hackathon teams selected Hackathon teams which have been approved in Tech Me Happy can be found from the following link. Link to approved submissions. Thanks for all the applicants. Tech Me Happy website northboundstartups.com/tech-me-happy is alive and kicking and will be updated all along the hackathon. Check the latest information and agenda in there.

Northbound Startups Investor meeting on the 1st of June 2020

The Northbound Startups project kicks-off the series of investor meetings with a cross-border event in the beginning of June. Investors in Estonia, Finland and Sweden will gather together in a webinar presenting the startup scene of the Central Baltic region. The session will introduce a cross-border panel of investors and entrepreneurs talking about the startup … Continued