Solve Online Challenges At *ship Startup Festival

*ship Startup Festival together withKarhu Voima Oy and Cursor Oy launched Online Challenges, online hackathon styled competitions, designed to create new innovative ideas. The main prize for the winners is 1000€. More information can be found on *ship Festival website and everyone can participate on the challenges. See below to learn more about the Challenges:

BEAR HACK – Power to the People

Karhu Voima Online Challenge 2017

Karhu Voima Oy was among the first companies to join in and create the *ship & Partners Online Challenge. “We want to be trailblazers utilizing modern innovation models, one of which this Online Challenge is a great example! We expect the participating teams to find new approaches and outside-of-the-box thinking when tackling the challenge. We believe this enables finding of brand new and innovative ways of creating Karhu Voima’s business,” says Sanna Kytömäki, the CEO of Karhu Voima.

Karhu Voima believes in clean and green future. They embrace the change and pave way to a sustainable way of producing and consuming electricity. Karhu Voima wants you to be a part of the change.

Join the journey of creating new and innovative solutions to tackle our challenge for the brighter future!

A competition entry may be: Concept/marketing or business idea/operational or a service model.

Main prize: 1000 euros

Registration for the Karhu Voima Challenge opens on July 5th. Apply for the Challenge here

Talent to the Region

Cursor Online Challenge 2017

Cursor Oy, Kotka-Hamina Regional Development Company, has a successful history more than 25 years in producing business and development services. Cursor is owned by the region’s five municipalities – Kotka, Hamina, Pyhtää, Virolahti and Miehikkälä – together with industrial enterprises and financial institutions in the region.

Cursor Oy, Kotka-Hamina Regional Development Company, strengthens the expertise, competitiveness and attractiveness of the region by promoting successful businesses. We assist aspiring entrepreneurs with operational planning so that they can bring their ideas to fruition.

The Online Challenge is funded by EU-project Raw Gamebusiness to Kymenlaakso- Raakapeli. Visit for more information about the region.

Wanted outcome: Video

Main prize: 1000 euros

Registration for the Cursor Online Challenge opens on July 5th. More information and registration here