📅 Tuesaday 9th April
📍Sparkup, Event Arena
Come and see how nine teams of academic commercialization projects, pre-startups and startups from different disciplines present their business concept to investors at the Academic Startups Turku Pitching Event!
Teams were chosen through the open call that ended in March 12th. Of all applicants, we selected altogether nine teams to show their pitching skills in front of the jury.
- PolyBright, Annika Holmbom
- Cuitu NY, Evi Oivanen
- Inme Oy, Etvi Juntunen
- Hydrohex Oy , Samuli Vihervirta
- Cluo, Nellie Inkinen
- Anison, Preethy Paul
- CTRL Reality Ltd, Kaapo Seppälä
- Optimizing photosynthesis, Mikko Tikkanen
- Kinrate Analytics, Aki Koponen
Panel of judges includes:
- Petri Lehmuskoski, Gorilla Capital
- Matti Kanninen, Butterfly Ventures
- Kasper Suomalainen, Superhero Capital
- Rasmus Klärck, Icebreaker VC
The winning team will be awarded 2 tickets to the SHIFT Business Festival 2019!
The event is open to the public and free to attend! Please register here: https://www.lyyti.in/Turku_Academic_Startups_Pitching_Event_3614
16:00 Opening words – Juha Saarinen, Monttu Ventures
16:15 Pitches (5 min pitch + 3 min Q&A), hosted by Reetta Ilo, FIBAN
18.00–19:00 Networking and refreshments (investors and audience will have the chance to talk to the teams)
19:00 Announcement of the winner!
Place: SparkUp, Event Arena, Tykistökatu 4, map
The event is hosted by University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences and Turku Science Park in collaboration with Monttu Ventures.