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#HELYES Brings Together Helsinki Startup Community

Welcome to the first #HELYES meetup on October 29th.

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Over 30 startup related organizations have teamed up to give birth to a meetup event to bring together the whole Helsinki Metropolitan Area startup ecosystem under #HELYES brand.

#HELYES is a casual gathering where the program consists of sharing the latest news from the startup ecosystem, interesting talks and panels, some surprises and of course great networking. Following the great examples of #CPHFTW and STHLM Tech Meetup community boosts, #HELYES aims to fill this gap in Southern Finland.

As this is a joint effort to boost the collaboration, no particular organization will have the ownership and the idea is that the organizations will take turns on arranging the meetups. #HELYES events will generally be free to attend and open for everyone in the startup scene or interested to join.

The first event will be held on Thursday October 29th at Restaurant Maxine in Kamppi.

Register here and bring also your friends. #HELYES is for everyone related with Startups – It is time to HEL UP!

The Program on 29th of October (Hosted by Leigh Ewin):

18:00 Doors open
18:30 HELYES News
18:50 Founders Panel – Why HEL is the place?

19:10 Investors Panel

19:40 Networking
22:00 Doors open to public

The first event is organized by Jan Ameri (ArcticStartup), Riku Seppälä (Open Ocean Capital), Andre Juselius (LaureaES), Peik Hämekoski (AaltoES) and Voitto Kangas (Slush).

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Jan Ameri
Jan Ameri
Entrepreneur-by-heart – and by actions since 1998. Being an expert in spotting new opportunities and creating new concepts, Jan has been a partner or co-founder in seven different companies in various industries. In the early 2000’s he was pioneering some of the very first WAP, SMS, and interactive TV based wireless games and fantasy sports games in the Nordic countries. Jan loves to watch Shark Tank and The Profit in his free time. And he is an FC Barcelona fan.

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