Havuja#!@&%! Bootcamp 

First stage of the Havuja#!@%&! Program

Start the development of your ideas in our brilliant Havuja#!@%& Bootcamp
on February 19 – 20 & 27, March 17, 2021!


Havuja#!@%&! Bootcamp is the first stage of our top accelerator program for promising ideas and individuals. The program provides you insights and tools for team building, inventing and developing your ideas to meet customer needs and discovering market potential.

Next program will be carried out on the spot at Business Center in case the general situtation so permits. Full contact days are on February 19 – 20 & 27, and a pitching half-day on March 17, 2021. The materials are, and the work in February implementation will take place in Finnish.

Participation is free and zero-equity. 


The registration is now open! 

To whom

The program is open for individuals as well as teams. It is for promising ideas and all those developing ones. Your business idea can be just a thought or already a complete concept. The branch is irrelevant. The work takes place in an existing team, in a new team, or in a sparring group. In the sparring group, everyone can develop their own idea further in interaction with other sparring group members.

Participation is free and zero-equity!



The program provides you certainty to delevop your idea into a success story. It also gives you new ideas to consider and develop further. You learn new skills and get tools for teamwork, presentation, development, and concrete planning of them. Either way, you will benefit from the acquired skills in modern working life.

In addition, you have the opportunity to participate in the Havuja#!@%&! Accelerator –startup program and the Draft pitching event.


The program includes full contact days on February 20 & 27, a half pitcing day on March 17 and a short info on February 19, 2021. Duration of February 20 & 27 (Saturdays) are about 9 hours including breaks. February 19 (Friday night) is appr. 2 hours and the pitching day on March 17 (Wednesday) appr. 4 hours depending on participants’ wishes. In addition, it is a good idea to spare some time to work with the idea and the possible team already before the full contact days, and especially during the independent work period between the contact days and the pitching day.

The materials are, and the work in February implementation will take place in Finnish. The next implementation in April, in turn, will be mainly in English


The program

Pre-sparrings before the contact days

Short individual sparring sessions will be held with participants. In addition, pre-teaming and deployment and testing of the remote access platform will be arranged as appropriate in case the execution takes place remotely on the net.

Starting info

Initial info about Havuja program. What is there to come and how to proceed after the program.

Refining the idea

Customer viewpoint consideration and visualization of the idea, or finding new ideas with the help of a simple ideation canvas.

Pitch coaching

Basic structure of a pitch: how to tell about the idea and how to use the canvas tool in pitch creation. Practicing in your own group.

Information retrieval workshop

Common sources of information such as marketing studies and databases, as well as personal sources such as customer interviews. An overview of applicable mehtods and practicing of them.

Planning the follow-up

What happens during the following two weeks and what is the long-term plan.

Two-week period of independent work

Finding out the customer needs and marketing potential, developing the idea further by seeking arguments for it, and preparing of the final pitch presentation. Individual coaching also possible.

Idea jury after the independent work period

Jury consists of professionals, experienced startup entrepreneurs and your fellow participants who give you advice how to proceed with the idea.

Next program: Contact days on February 19 – 20 & 27, 2021 and a pitching half-day on March 17, 2021.
The materials are, and the work in February implementation will take place in Finnish.

Participation is free and zero-equity.


The registration is now open!