In May, Business Kitchen had the privilege to host a three-day meeting between universities and business people from five countries and six universities including Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Norway. The topic of the meeting, was the new international company project concept ABC.
University of Oulu’s lecture hall L2 was full of curious and eager murmur, when Oulu’s newest entrepreneurs from the Avanto Accelerator program presented their businesses for the very first time in public on Thursday 11th of May.
Oulu’s newest entrepreneurs from the Avanto Accelerator program are getting ready to take their first steps publicly. Avanto Accelerator is a program run in the Business Kitchen, the universities Entrepreneurship Hub.In the six week program individual people and teams grow to improve their networks and turn their ideas into promising new ventures.
This time in the Avanto Accelerator, we literally moved our participants in the Avanto, the ice-hole, so they have been through a lot! They have also learned about self branding from branding guru Tim Foster.
The Avanto Accelerator teams and coaches hit the Myllyoja residents’ house last Wednesday 22.11 for a pretty epic pitching workshop. This was no ordinary workshop – yes, a keynote speech and practicing was on the agenda, but so was food (really good food), drinks, going to the sauna, relaxing in an outdoor jacuzzi, and last but not least, a hole in the ice.