Startup Weekend Helsinki VIII – some random facts (part 1)

01/28/2017 | By Lien Cao

This post originally appeared on blog.up.co


by Bao Hoang Quoc & Sheila Riikonen

 

[caption id="attachment_47913" align="alignnone" width="565"] Credit: Sheila Riikonen[/caption]

 

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Continues with more info later! Stay tuned!

Startup Weekend Helsinki Food kickstarted at 4 pm on Friday, 27th Jan 2017. Big thanks to Paulig, Nordic Law, MTK, Sitra, Founder Institute Finland, StickerGiant, Valio, and EAFRD for sponsoring this event.

Learning from Paulig's Clear Strategy and Vision

[caption id="attachment_47915" align="alignnone" width="565"] "Good ideas start with brainstorming. Great ideas start with Coffee."[/caption]

The first speaker of Friday 27th is Erica Liewendahl, the Manager, Group Strategy Development of Paulig Group. Erica has worked with Finance, Business development and M&A over 15 years in various industries in Finland, Sweden and Germany. During the past three years, she has been leading Paulig Group Strategy Development and has been involved in all acquisition and divestments in the Group – where the acquisition of Gold & Green is the latest one. She has been involved with setting a clear Strategy and Vision for the Group as well as creating supporting processes to enable implementation. As her passion is innovation for future growth and she likes to get her hands dirty, she has also been leading radical projects like Paulig Muki.

Legal counseling worth of 1000 e for the winner team from Nordic Law

[caption id="attachment_47916" align="alignnone" width="565"] Jon Hautamäki and Alexander Sundström are mentors from Nordic Law in Startup Weekend Helsinki. Jon is also a member of jury board on Sunday.[/caption]

Our partner Nordic Law offers Quality-driven and affordable #legal services for #startups! Have you seen that our partner Nordic Law offers as a value promise fixed priced service packages Nordic Law in Helsinki, as a partner of Startup Weekend Helsinki edition VII

Our partner Nordic Law offers Quality-driven and affordable #legal services for #startups! Have you seen that our partner Nordic Law offers as a value promise fixed priced service packages Nordic Law in Helsinki, as a partner of Startup Weekend Helsinki edition VII offers lean and agile law firm providing extraordinary value for early- and growth-stage startups. Their philosophy regarding the legal advising of startups is based on specialized knowledge and fixed priced service packages.

Startup Weekend Helsinki mentors are industry leaders

[caption id="attachment_47917" align="alignnone" width="426"] Matti Copeland is listening to the pitches.[/caption]

Matti Copeland is here again at #SW2017 #swhelsinkifood to be our judge and mentor throughout the event. Matti Copeland is a Growth Accelerator and a curious leader, currently working as an Executive Director of EY. He has worked for over 30 years in helping companies and teams grow and especially aligning their stories to match with investor demands. He has been assisting Startup Weekend in several events and it is such an honor to have his support here once more time.

[caption id="attachment_47914" align="alignnone" width="565"] Jernej is a reliable supporter of our startup teams.[/caption]

We are also grateful to have Jernej Dekleva as a facilitator for the whole #SW2017 #StartupWeekendHelsinki. Jernej is originally from Slovenia and has been living in Copenhagen, Denmark for his last 5 years. He is a COO of Valuer - a marketplace with data driven and automatic matchmaking process between corporates/investors and validated early stage startups. He attended his first Startup Weekend in 2012 and he is an organizer of Startup Weekend Copenhagen since 2014. He flew all the way from Copenhagen to support and assist the organizing team for the whole weekend.

Some random facts to prove that at Startup Weekend Helsinki, we are able to fulfill all your food desires and provide you much more:

Food and agribusiness are the main themes of #swhelsinkifood this year and we have tried our best to deliver the most innovative and surprising food combinations to our participants. Throughout the 3 day event, our cooperated supplier has been providing much help and high-quality restaurant food to please all.

 


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