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Finnish Capital Region's side event at Web Summit 2023

Finland — Deep Dive into the Coolest Startup Hub in the World

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Date: 15 November, 2023 

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 

Venue: The Finnish Ambassador's Residence, Lisbon 

The Finnish Capital Region's side event at Web Summit 2023 — Deep Dive into the Coolest Startup Hub in the World, promises a spectacular evening of networking, innovation, and inspiration in Lisbon.

Set against the backdrop of the stunning Finnish Ambassador's Residence, our event will be a memorable experience you will not want to miss. Business Finland and the cities of Helsinki, Espoo, and Vantaa are proud to present the opportunities Finland has to offer for your startup.  

Don't miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of Finnish innovation, entrepreneurship, and culture. We look forward to welcoming you to our Web Summit side event on 15 November 2023, where we will celebrate the spirit of innovation and collaboration that defines the Finnish startup scene. 

Enjoy a relaxed evening of networking with like-minded individuals while tasting tasty delicacies and beverages. 

Register for the Finnish Capital Region's Web Summit side event below.

Register here 


Event program: 

Welcoming words by the Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven

Opening words from the Finland Capital Region team

Learn about the Capital Region cities and support system that is in place for startups looking to make the Finnish Capital Region their home. 

My startup's journey to Finland: Drussila Hollanda — Papukaya

A firsthand account of a growth story and journey taken by an entrepreneur who has found success in Finland.

Visit our stand, introducing: 

Starting a business in Finland — Gain insights into establishing and growing a business in Finland with ease. 

The investment scene — Discover the thriving investment landscape and opportunities in the Finnish startup ecosystem. 

The startup ecosystem and opportunities in the Capital Region — Get a deep dive into the dynamic startup ecosystem in the Capital Region and the exciting possibilities it presents. 

Living and leisure time in Finland — Explore Finland's exceptional quality of life and leisure opportunities. 


For more information:

Sini Karhunen, Startup Soft Landing Services, City of Espoo

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