Did you miss the Demo Day?

Did you miss the Demo Day? Or do you want to relive the moments? No worries, the event is preserved for good and you can find it in YouTube. Just follow the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7c4iOm7KnQ&t=718s and enjoy. By the way, did you know that in the Turku Science Park YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzJTMnBR-GAWJtbq3YoBulg you can also … Continued

Cross-border Demo Day of the isolation age

The future didn’t look that bad when the Northbound Startups acceleration program started in autumn. Sure we had to start online with the workshops but we knew that when the spring comes we have defeated the pandemic, borders are open again and we can all get together for good old matchmaking and celebration for the … Continued

International Demo Day deserves international panelists

I don’t even guess how much cumulative experience of startups this panel possesses but it’s hard to imagine that anyone could get off light with them. Please meet Liina Laas, Founding Partner at The Better Fund, linkedin.com/in/liinalaas, Patrick Halford, Vice President for Digital Industries at Spinverse, linkedin.com/in/patrickhalford and Björn Larsson, Founder of The Investment Readiness … Continued

Northbound Startups DEMO DAY 2021

On 3rd of March 2021 ten startups in three different countries will deliver their pitch in the grand finale of the NBS Acceleration program. We invite You to join us in hearing their story and seeing them pitch about the new concepts and applications for fashion, transportation, healthcare, recruitment, and many more. When? Wednesday 3.3.2021 at … Continued

Few seats available in the free investor training workshop

Northbound Startups organizes three investor training online workshops in January and February on portfolio strategy, investment process, deal flow, valuations and DD. All sessions are identical with a limited amount of participants and there’s still room for few more people especially in February. Our coach is Björn Larsson from Beels, the developer of the Investment Readiness … Continued

Northbound Startups free investor training workshops will begin

Time to fly together! We invite you to an investor program with the aim to make startups fly – and you with them! Northbound Startups is a project that provides a path towards entrepreneurship and supports the already existing pre-seed stage startups in Finland, Estonia and Sweden to find their first customers and investors. Now … Continued

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