Papula-Nevinpat continues its partnership with Aalto Entrepreneurship Society’s Kiuas Accelerator 2017 (former Summer of Startups)

28.6.2017

Papula-Nevinpat continues its cooperation also this year with Aalto Entrepreneurship Society’s accelerator program Kiuas Accelerator (former Summer of Startups). Papula-Nevinpat offers its IP knowledge to the benefit of the teams participating in the program through workshops and consulting sessions with the teams.

Papula-Nevinpat wants to make sure that startups avoid the common IP mistakes and understand that IP is an important business tool.

“We are happy to have Papula-Nevinpat onboard also this year, as startups recognizing the importance of IP from the outset have a significant leg up on the market”, says Antti Hämmäinen, Head of Program, Kiuas Accelerator.

Papula-Nevinpat

Papula-Nevinpat was founded in Finland more than 40 years ago. Today we serve hundreds of clients from startups to global Fortune 500 companies in Finland and around the world, including the US and China. This makes us one of the largest trademark, design and patent agencies in Finland. In addition to our Finland-based global operations, Papula-Nevinpat has a strong foothold in the Russia-Eurasia region with local offices in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

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Kiuas Accelerator 2017 by Aalto Entrepreneurship Society

Kiuas Accelerator (former Summer of Startups) is a 10-week accelerator program run by Aalto Entrepreneurship Society that involves 9 teams consisting of students and recent graduates with a validated idea and a working prototype. Kiuas Accelerator helps the teams in taking the first steps as entrepreneurs in a low-risk environment.

Between July 3rd and September 8th, Kiuas Accelerator provides the teams with coaching from the most experienced serial entrepreneurs in Finland and professionals from multiple business areas. In addition to coaching, the teams will get free office space and a grant of up to 4000€ to cover their living expenses and to allow full-time business development.

Kiuas Accelerator ends at Demo Day on September 8th. At Demo Day, teams will present their prototypes and scalable business plans, which they produced based on their business idea during the summer. Demo Day usually gathers 400 to 600 people, including investors, media representatives and students.

Kiuas Accelerator alumni include companies such as Venuu (2013, venuu.fi), a marketplace for event venues, Catchbox (2012, getcatchbox.com), a throwable microphone manufacturer and Netmedi (2012, netmedi.fi), a healthcare applications developer. Kiuas Accelerator alumni teams have employed over 100 people and generated revenues in millions of euros.

http://accelerator.kiuas.us/

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