Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship Formed 1st September2010 16employees technology transfer, intellectual property management, startup company services and teaching and research of growth entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Education Entrepreneurship Research Innovation Services and Technology Transfer Growth Venturing and Start-Up Services
Aalto Center for EntrepreneurshipPersonnel 2011 School of Art and Design School of Economics School of Engineering . School of Electrical Engineering School of ChemicalTechnology School of Science Innovation Services Team Pauli Laitinen, Head of IS Riina Salmivalli, Innovation Coordinator Tapio Mäenpää Technology TransferManager Jussi Tuurnala Innovation Transfer manager Panu Kuosmanen Technology TransferManager Jari Rantala Technology TransferManager Matti Korpela TechnologyTransferManager Startup Services Team N.N. StartupServices Manager: (recruiting) Ville Simola, Coordinator Natalie Gaudet, Coordinator Entrepreprenuership Learning, N.N. EntrepreprenuershipResearch, N.N. ACE Equity and Grant Financial StrategyManager, N.N. ACE Communications, Zaira Mamadova (intern). StrategyManager, recruitedstaring 1.9.2011 Marketing Team Will Cardwell, Headof ACE Teemu Seppälä, Marketing and SalesManager Antti Aarnio, Business DevelopmentManager Mika Friman, IT Coordinator Mirjam Jalo-Löfroos, ACE Team Assistant
Aalto VentureGarage An old industryhall filled with students along with bestcoaches and startups
concrete results of taxpayers' support for basic research attract faculty, students an best researchers encourage industrial support of research new jobs for graduates economic development locally and nationally
ACE functions Key Tasks Goals Technology transferand commercialization Services related to IPpatenting and licensing Educatestudentsand personnel on IP-issues Offernetworks Services related to forming a company Coordinateeducation and researchrelated to GrowthEntrepreneurship Promoteentrepreneurialmindset Createeco-system for high-ambitionentrepreneurship Finland into the top ten high-growth communitiesin the world
HighlightsfromcompaniesWe see many things in the ecosystem around Aalto that are encouraging: NO:1&2 Aalto startups Rovio and Remedy Entertainment created number 1 and 2 global game titles (TIME Magazine) . Largest VC funding round of recent history in Finland for research-based company went to Beneq(9m€), which relies greatly on Aalto expertise 9M€ 3M€ Large funding round to Canatu (3+m€), which is an Aalto spinout (based on Aalto IP)
1 Powerkiss Powerkiss technology provides a simple, user-friendly and efficient way of keeping all your dear devices charged on top of any surface.
2 AudioDraft AudioDraft offers companies a new and innovative way to order custom made audio from the artist and audio designer community by creating audio competitions.
ZenRobotics 3 ZenRobotics Ltd., is specializing in robotic recycling technology. The company's main product is ZenRobotics Recycler, a waste sorting system which separates raw materials from waste