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Jyväskylä University, Martti Ahtisaari Hall in Agora building.
Date and time for the event is: 25.1.2018 at 18:00 local time.

Organizers offers pizza, drinks + overall badge for the first 200 participants. 

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Lean Startup Riot 2018 celebrates the outcomes of the Lean Startup course. The startup teams have worked hard and are now looking for an early stage investment from business angels.

Lean startup course is open for everyone!

Yes, you can be the one asking for funding next year. Whether you come from other faculties inside JYU or from JAMK, you can be one of the startuppers for the 2019 class.

Lean Startup Riot 2018 Event

17:30    Registration starts

18:00   Welcome words (Dean, professor Pasi Tyrväinen, professor Pekka Abrahamsson, dr. Harri Kiljander from F-Secure and the judges)

18:30    Riot: Shark's tank & Pitches

20:00   Networking, Demos, Cocktail, Pizzas & hyde park

21:00    Awards

22:00    Closing of the event

OUR JUDGES

Our judges are experienced and successful professionals who have worked in the startups and funded them. They are seeking for great startup teams with a solid idea and willingness to scale their startup to global markets.

JASON GRENDUS

Jason's tech startup experience spans more than a decade, with exits in Silicon Valley and Singapore.

His current angel investments include a SaaS company in Los Angeles, an educational website in Vietnam and FinTech ventures in NY and Singapore.

VESA KUPARI

Vesa is the CEO of UniFund that funds university-based startups and research innovations.

Vesa has an extensive background and experience in high-tech companies and global ventures.

MIKKO AHONEN

Mikko Ahonen is a all-around business expert with special expertise in in corporate mergers and acquisitions. He has pioneered the Protomo startup incubator at Jyväskylä for 5 years and speerheaded a number of startups to success.

Today he works at Vinanssi Ltd and helps corporations to keep growing bigger.

 

HARRI KILJANDER

Harri is a leader, designer and a startupper that leads innovative initiatives inside and outside of F-Secure.

He has more than 20 years of experience and he knows how to make a large company behave like a startup.

LEAN STARTUP RIOT 2018 TEAMS

GIVE AND TAKE IO

Startup that brings dead screens alive 

GIMMESPOT

Re-designing cities with IOT-based data

INNI - Picture Perfect Nails

Transforming digital art to nail art with INNI online studio.
Create your own design and order it to your home as easy-to-use nail stickers.

UNIBYTE STUDIOS

We make the games we all want

FOODIME

Food startup from Jyväskylä

Zero Code

Why code when you can draw?

MYNUM

Mynum helps people praise their special things with unique and personalized clothing. 
Mynum - Make a statement 
 

TRACK2

Transforming the way farmers work

OUR PARTNERS

Lean Startup Riot is proud to present partners who are supporting in the organization of the event and the course.

FUNDING PARTNERS

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

SEE YOU IN STARTUP RIOT 2018

Responsible Professor
Pekka Abrahamsson

+358 405415929
pekka.abrahamsson@jyu.fi

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