Mayor of Helsinki welcomes JA Start Up entrepreneurs

26.6.2017 2017

Helsinki is full of interesting events this summer. June 28th and 29th  Nuori Yrittäjyys ry (JA Finland) hosts JA Europe Enterprise Challenge 2017.

The event will gather young entrepreneurs from 15 countries around Europe to Helsinki. The university students and Start Up entrepreneurs will compete for the title of The Best JA Start Up company in Europe.

– The popularity of entrepreneurship among students is growing fast and that is no wonder as there simply is not a better way to learn. Is it truly great that the future top talent of Europe will come together and compete in Helsinki. Helsinki is a city in which there is a strong international startup community, says the mayor of Helsinki, Mr. Jan Vapaavuori.

Representing Finland at #jaEEC17 is Entis NY which sells Finnish crickets as food.


– The biggest startup hub of Northern Europe, Maria 01 was established last year in an old hospital area. It is developing into a really attractive startup and tech campus. Helsinki is also the home town of Slush. I wish everybody the best of luck and great success for both in the competition and their entrepreneuship.

More information about JA Europe Enterprise Challenge 2017.


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