4 months ACCELERATION PROGRAM
Our four month program will ignite your digital health and wellness startup. The program is focused on growth and scalability, with design & user experience, distribution & customer acquisition, and lean startup practices & metrics. In short, we help you build and validate your product and find distribution partners for growth.
We hand-picked an international team of over 100 mentors including marketing & operations executives, medical experts, serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and angel investors. They’ll provide your team day-to-day mentoring and the best network out there.
6 months of COWORKING SPACE
As a Vertical startup you get to work at our Coworking space in the Otaniemi campus area, the center of innovation and new tech of Finland. The coworking space offers your team modern working facilities, professional-grade kitchen, and a buzzing digital health community.
We organize interesting and international healthtech events monthly, and have international investors and guests in the space almost every day.
Industry leading PARTNERS
With our industry leading partner companies we offer startups direct access to industry insight, cutting edge technology and global market outreach. You’ll get to build your product with our partners, work head to head with Samsung R&D people, and brainstorm with Sonera healthcare team.
Our partners are the best in their fields and share your interest to bring life changing products to the market. You will benefit from their international market knowledge and customer base, and receive invaluable coaching.
Our partners have special platforms and programs in these fields, and will be opening them for Vertical startups. These include Samsung S Health APIs & workshops and Sonera IoT platforms & testbeds.
Up to 150 000€ SEED INVESTMENT
At the end of the program we invest up to 150 000€ in the most promising startups that are participating in the Vertical program.
The acceleration program is free for you as a startup, but we withhold the right to a first right for refusal for making an investment into your company.
It takes only a few steps to ignite
Our ideal candidates are young, ambitious teams who have put passion into developing a product that will change people’s life and health for the better. We seek to work together with entrepreneurs that have a proven concept requiring support to reach growth and scalability.
Check out the F.A.Q. and the application form for more information on the criteria. If you like what you see and find yourself wondering whether you could be the next, go ahead and pitch your great product to us!