NY Start Up -final Competition in Lahti

2.5.2016 2016

Junior Achievement Finland (JA Finland) is organizing the NY Start Up Final in Lahti on May 12th on the Felmanni University of Applied Sciences Campus.

College students all over Finland have brainstormed, founded, and run their own students companies as a part of their university or community college studies. The name of the program is NY Start Up. The best companies of the program will now be chosen at the final competition.

StartUp -finaali 2015


Best Student Company
Best Company Presentation
Best Salesperson
Best Business Poential

Who will represent Finland at the European level?

The NY Start Up Program is a program coordinated by JA Finland to learn entrepreneurship, business, and innovation skills. During the program, students found their own mini-company based on their own ideas and innovations through which the students have the chance to test their ideas with real paying customers. The program is a method of learning entrepreneurship, working life skills, as well as a chance to try out the things learned in school in practice.

The best company from the National Final Competition in Lahti will represent Finland in the European level championship held in Bucharest, Romania.

There is a trade fair exhibition open to the public on the 13th of May from13:00 to 15:00 where the students get a chance to sell their products to the general public. Click here for a detailed schedule of the whole event.

A jury consisting of business executives will evaluate each company’s performance in the different categories and the winners will be published on Wednessday 13th of May by 17:00.

Vuoden 2015 finalistit

Get to know the finalists!

AweSome, University of Jyväskylä
We produce fact based social media content for wellness companies.

BornezKiller, Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences
BornezKiller is an entertaining app creating memories and experiences to your everyday life and a good place for businesses to advertise.

Democratize, University of Turku
Democratize is an app bringing more democracy by providing more information on the making of policies, increasing the responsibility of representatives, and by opening a channel of influence to the general public.

Identy NY, University of Jyväskylä/Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences
Wellbeing at work identified with Identi Toolbook.

Ippy NY, Lahti University of Applied Sciences
A simple quotation tool for businesses and consumers

Kokea, Turku University of Applied Sciences/ University of Turku
Kokea –community will advocate learning and offer support for independent work.

Mesica, University of Helsinki
Mesica produces, processes, markets, as well as consults in the cultivation of the arctic rasberry.

Muosa NY, Savonia ammattikorkeakouliu
Myymme Savonia Muotoilun opiskelijoiden valmistamia tuotteita.

MusaEdu, Unversity of Helsinki & University of the Arts Sibelius Academy
MusaEdu connects music instrument teachers with eager students and vice versa with a unique national service.

Neuvola Plus, Laurea University of Applied Sciences
Child health services to Finland and “abroad”

The Great Escape, Kajaani School of Applied Sciences

Twistilla, University of Turku
Art with a twist, the world as a gallery

Youthful ideas and innovations at the JA Start Up Final Competition in Lahti