Do you have an idea waiting for action? Kickstart Idea Competition might be the solution for you. Taking part in Kickstart is certainly the easiest way to start the entrepreneurial journey. Kickstart is a business idea competition brought to you by the Oulu Innovation Alliance that brings together the students of University of Oulu, Oulu University of Applied Sciences and Oulu Vocational College. Kickstart’s objective is to promote a positive attitude towards entrepreneurship and to create new businesses into the area.


During the competition you’ll gain valuable experience of developing an idea and pitching and presenting your idea, also networks and feedback from business professionals are available for you. The only thing you need to participate is an idea. The university finals will be held 4.12.; and the application period ends 13.11. Mark your calendar and start fabricating the idea!


PS. The prizes are awesome. If not the feedback and networks, the prizes will boost your chances to start making your dreams come true! The university winner gets 1500€ and the second and third will be awarded iPads. All the top 3 business ideas from the University of Oulu will go to the big finals between three organizations on 11.1.2018 where best of the best idea is selected based on the sales pitch.

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