Havuja#!@&%! Bootcamp 

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

Start the development of your ideas in our brilliant Havuja#!@%& Bootcamp
on September 18 – 20 & September 30, 2020!

 

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 September 18 – 20, and a pitching half-day on September 30, 2020.

Participation is free and zero-equity. 

Registration has ended.

 

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. Branch can be anything. Even an idea is not necessary; you can as well participate equipped only with an innovative mind! Most welcome are also enthusiastics who are willing to share their expertise with other teams. The work takes place in a finished 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!

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Why

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. Branch can be anything. Even an idea is not necessary; you can as well participate equipped only with an innovative mind! Most welcome are also enthusiastics who are willing to share their expertise with other teams. The work takes place in a finished 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!

How

The program includes full contact days on September 18 – 20, and a half pitching day on September 30. Duration of September 18 and 20 (Friday evening & Sunday morning) are about 4 hours. September 19 (Saturday) is appr. 9 hours including breaks. In addition, it is a good idea to spare some time to work with the idea and a possible team already before the full contact days, and especially during the independent work period between the contact day and the pitching day.

The materials are mainly in English. In case there will be English-speaking participants, the presentations of the workshops will also be conducted in English. Finnish can be used when working in groups and asking questions, sbmitting comments and presenting group results.

 

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

Team formation and initial info about Havuja program. What is there to come and how to proceed after the program.

Ideation & 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.

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 September 18 – 20, 2020 and a pitching half-day on September 30, 2020.

Participation is free and zero-equity.

Registration has ended.