Katja takes good care of startups at Nestholma

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Who are you? My name is Katja Meriläinen and I work as a project coordinator for Nestholma’s YLE Media Startup Accelerator program. My task is to take care of all the startups joining our program and make them love it. Tell us more about the program! YLE Media Startup Accelerator Program is a free intensive… Read more »

Don’t be afraid to be wrong! says Topi Järvinen from Nestholma

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Nestholma Mentors’ Voice, part 4: Topi Järvinen. In the coming weeks we’ll showcase mentors that will be active in the Yle Media Startup Accelerator Program. We’ve already featured Will Cardwell, Antti Kosunen and Pentti Mansukoski. Check back soon to see others. Who are you? I’m a product guy. I’ve done tens of products and services in… Read more »

Don’t fall in love with your idea – listen to the customer! says Pentti Mansukoski, mentor at Nestholma

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Nestholma Mentors’ Voice, part 3: Pentti Mansukoski. In the coming weeks we’ll showcase mentors that will be active in the Yle Media Startup Accelerator Program. We’ve already featured Will Cardwell and Antti Kosunen Check back soon to see others. Who are you? Just two or three years back I was an investment banker with Nordea. I have… Read more »

Validate! says Antti Kosunen, mentor at Nestholma Media Startup Accelerator

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Nestholma Mentors’ Voice, part 2: Antti Kosunen. In the coming weeks we’ll showcase mentors that will be active in the Yle Media Startup Accelerator Program. Last week we already featured Will Cardwell. Check back soon to see others. Who are you? Serial entrepreneur. Founded several software companies e-learning/BI/internet. Done several exits and invested tens of… Read more »

Get out of the building! Will Cardwell joins Nestholma Media Startup Accelerator

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Nestholma Mentors’ Voice, part 1: Will Cardwell. In the coming weeks we’ll showcase mentors that will be active in the Yle Media Startup Accelerator Program. The first mentor is Will Cardwell. Check back soon to see others. Who are you? I have been working either as an investor, entrepreneur or CEO in Finnish startup’s since… Read more »

Nestholma Accelerator connecting big companies and startups

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While the rest of Europe are getting ready for summer vacations, we at Nestholma are busy at preparing our new accelerator program for media startups in partnership with YLE, Finland’s national public service broadcasting company. This is a perfect example of the kind of work Nestholma does to connect big companies and startups. Check out the details of the… Read more »