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  • 1. Building Start-Up DNA
    Will Cardwell, Director
  • 2. WHAT PUT US OVER THE TOP?
    The Case of Valimo Wireless
    FinnishNetwork
    Facebook
    HR Agility
    Roberto Carlos
    Focused IP
    ReverseLearning
    WHAT HELD US BACK?
    ComplexEcosystem
    Dripfed Finance
    UnproductivePartnerships
    DistressedCustomers
    Small home market
    Uneducated Public
    FragmentedTechnical Solutions
  • 3. Types Of Entrepreneurship
    LifestyleEntrepreneurship
    Small Business Entrepreneurship
    Scalable (High-Tech?) Entrepreneurship
    Big Company Entrepreneurship
    Social Entrepreneurship
    One sizedoes NOT fitall!
    3
  • 4. 90%of new jobs and radicalinnovationsareborn in new technologycompanies, startups
  • 5. Hero !
    5
    ExtremeConditions !
    ProfessorRymantasKazys, Ultrasound Institute,
    Kaunas University of Technology
  • 6. 6
    Creating ”Startup DNA”
    Focus where competitive advantage is
    Enable and reward extreme work
    Agility to thrive amid unpredictable market shifts
  • 7. Steve Jurvetson, ManagingDirector, DFJ
    A Grounding for Decision-MakingunderHighUncertainty
    On BoardLink
    Video Link
  • 8. 8
    UnderstandRiskTaking and Failure
    Ecosystem: promotespioneering spirit embracing uncertainty, risk-taking and tolerating failure
    Video Link
  • 9. Tina Seelig, ExecutiveDirector, STVP
    On risktaking and failures
    Entrepreneur: youmustnotfail! (but BTW its OK ifyoudo, keeptrying!)
    On BoardLink
    Video Link
  • 10. 10
    Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook
    UnderstandYouth and Energy
    Universities will drive the next Black Swans one way or the other
  • 11. The FourCornerstones of ACEBuilding successful companies
    that create jobs and prosperity.
    Entrepreneurship
    Education
    Entrepreneurship
    Research
    Growth
    Venturing and
    Start-Up Services
    Innovation Services
    and Technology
    Transfer
    Public Private Partnership between Aalto University and TEKES
  • 12. Aalto EntrepreneurshipSociety
    Student-run, +3000 membersstrong.
  • 13. Summer of startups
    10 weeks, 35 students, 750 euros, Global.
  • 14. ApplyNow! www.startupsauna.com
    StartupSaunas200 applicants, 10 startups.
    Coachedbyrealentrepreneurswith $200M VC raised and 20 exitsamongthem
    VentureGarage Video
  • 15. SiliconValley PartnershipPartnership with Stanford – Go learnfrom and with the Best.
  • 16. 1
    Powerkiss
    Powerkiss technology provides a simple,
    user-friendly and efficient way of keeping all your dear devices charged on top of any surface. 
  • 17. 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. 
  • 18. 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
  • 19. THANKS!
    Will.cardwell@aalto.fi