“Never feel embarrassed about your product. Just launch it!”, Sari Hurme-Mehtälä – CEO & Co-founder at Kide Science
A brave and courageous mother of two who never believes in the pursuit of perfection and is not afraid of failure; she is an optimistic person and continuously learns as she goes. Now Sari Hurme-Mehtälä – CEO & Co-founder of Kide Science Oy is ready to share her own story of entrepreneurship and her passion for delivering meaningful things to the world.
“If the idea sucks, I want to see how it works in real life, not just in my mind”, Lynn Cu – Founder at Aurabear
Despite growing up learning that entrepreneurship is regarded as a high-risk game, Lynn defied all preconceptions and difficulties as a young immigrant female entrepreneur to establish her entrepreneurial journey in a foreign land
“There are no unnecessary hierarchies, we discuss things together and make them happen”, Ossi Ojala – Founder at Getaway Room Escape
Despite living in the same place for his whole life, Ossi Ojala has no shortage of vision and enthusiasm. He found the perfect fit for his sociable and risk-taking attitude in self-study at business school and one day hopes to be an investor
A brutally honest marketer who failed three times in the attempt to become a physiotherapist, Rémy Bertol has many lessons to share with us about success and failure, study and career, life and of course, entrepreneurship. He loves everything digital and is living his passion fully!
“I get to do the things I love and don’t need anyone’s permission”, Leea Mattila – Founder at MindLink
With a love for animals and her sights set on being a vet, Leea Mattila swore against entrepreneurship as a child after seeing how hard her mother worked. Now she sees entrepreneurship as the perfect fit for her lifestyle, and her work as enjoyable as a hobby
“Believe in yourself and price correctly”, Heidi Ekholm-Talas – Influencer & Entrepreneur at BSG Marketing Oy
Inspired by a passion for performance Heidi Ekholm-Talas became an entrepreneur almost by accident, seizing the opportunities that would come her way. But leadership and the entrepreneurial mindset is something she has known since childhood. Now she is a “lifestyle entrepreneur” as it’s more than just a job.
“The only way to become likeable is to be yourself”, Sjoerd Postema – a guy getting things done at ROND Productions
All Sjoerd wants is to invite you to join any of the ROND Productions events: have a great time, keep learning and enjoy a unique experience. Oh, no gatherings allowed this year? No problem, ROND has built a 100% virtual world that merges the best of 3D games with remote working tools for you to meet other people, explore new online spaces and have a blast along the way.
“Don’t fall into the trap of just building a good product”, Jesse Nieminen – Co-founder & Chairman of Viima
Jesse Nieminen co-founded Viima – the best tool for working teams to collect and develop ideas – at the end of his university study. He has a passion for building businesses and growing organizations to scale in the digital age.
“Losing a partner is the worst thing I have had to face”, Mikko Parkkila – CMO & Co-Founder at Radientum
In December 2015, Mikko Parkkila co-founded Radientum – a consultancy/engineering company focused solely on antenna design and support services. They have experts in simulation-driven designs capable of simulating antennas for very complicated products with an excellent match between simulated and measured results. The company has generated profitable results from the very first financial year.
“All small businesses deserve to know the secret to get more sales”, Antti Leijala – Lean-sales pioneer & CEO at UltraLeanBusiness Oy Ltd
Antti Leijala is an author of four books about business strategy & CEO of UltraLeanBusiness Oy Ltd. He makes use of his 20 years of experience in international business management and 15 years of expertise as an entrepreneur to help people achieve bigger success for their career or organization. One of his biggest achievements is the invention of the Internet of Competition (IoC) model.