Full Program

Tuesday 11.7
14.00 Online Challenge Opens
16.00-20.00 Registration – Vellamo Roof
18.00-21.00 Opening Party and Online Challenge Kick-off – Vellamo Roof

Wednesday 12.7
10.00-16.00 Pitch Captain 100 Competition – V2 Hall
10.30-16.00 Mentoring Program – V2 Hall
10.45-12.15 Lunch Cruise (Invitation only)
13.00-15.00 Online Challenge Mentoring Sessions – V2 Hall
19.30-00.00 Founders’ Cocktail – Restaurant Kairo

Thursday 13.7
10.00-14.30 Stage Seminar – V2 Hall
11.00-12.00 Lunch Cruise (Paid visitors) & 12.15-13.15 Lunch Cruise (Invitation only)
15.00-17.00 Pitch Captain Top 10 – Kotka Market Square
19.30-21.30 Closing Gala – V2 Hall

STAGE Seminar

Join us for a series of practical and candid talks by entrepreneurship champions and experts.

TIME TOPIC SPEAKER
10.15-10.40 Opening Words Bruce Oreck, Former USA Ambassador to Finland
10.40-10.55 Announcement of Top 10
10.55-11.15 Success Strategies Dean DiNardi, Author of Pitchersize
11.15-11.35 Giving a Powerful Presentation Neal Hartman, MIT
11.35-11.50 Teams Mikko Green, Google
11.50-12.05 Fast Evolving Startup Journey Tuukka Ylälahti, CEO Mesensei Oy
12.05-12.20 Creative Disruptive Technologies – Case Cambridge, UK Jan Storgårds, Sector Lead – Digital and Creative Industries ARU
12.20-12.35 Prasos, Bitcoin Concentrated Startup Henry Brade, CEO of Prasos Oy
12.35-12:50 Startup Interviews
12:50-13:05 Startup Collaboration with Large Corporations Daniel Collado-Ruiz, Senior Coach Nestholma
13.05-13.25 Modern Bank Collaboration with Startups Kristian Luomam Head of OP Lab
13.25-13.40 Visibility; Key to Success Jussi Kasurinen, Research Manager at Xamk University
13.40-14.00 Creative Thinking Andy Salmon, Deputy Dean Partnerships and Enterprise ARU
14.00-14.30 How to Become a Millionaire in 500 Days Lauri Salovaara, Millionaire in 500 days to 7Figures

See you there!