HAVUJA#!@%&! Bootcamp

The first stage of Havuja program

Start the development of your ideas in our brilliant Havuja#!@%& Bootcamp
on May 16 – 17 & June 3, 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 online: Full contact days on May 16 -17, 2020 and a pitching half-day June 3, 2020.

Participation is free and zero-equity. 

Registration is now closed.

The program starts

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Who is it for?

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.

Participation is free and zero-equity!

What does it offer?

The program provides you certainty to develop your idea into a success story or rethink its feasibility. You can also join a team of someone else and writers of another success story. You learn new skills and get tools for teamwork and presentation as well as idea developing and their concrete planning. Nevertheless, you certainly will benefit from the skills later in your life.

How does it work?

The program will be carried out online. Full contact days (appr. 10 h/day incl. breaks) are May 16 - 17, and a half pitching day in June 3. The contact days include ideation and refining the ideas, pitch coaching, workshop in information retrieval and planning the next step. During the two weeks’ time of independent work you will find the underlying causes for custom needs and market potential, develop your idea further, seek arguments for it and prepare your pitch. During the actual pitching day in June you will get help and valuable hints from experienced business coaches and startup entrepreneurs.

The program

  • 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.
  • Pitchings at the end of the day
    Short description of the idea: what has been done during the day and what is to come.
  • 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 May 16 -17, 2020 and a pitching half-day June 3, 2020.

Participation is free and zero-equity. Registration is now closed.

Contact us!

Matti Laitinen

Innovation advisor
matti.laitinen@savonia.fi
Tel. + 358 44 785 6333

Joonas Ruuskanen

Innovation advisor
joonas.ruuskanen@uef.fi
Tel. + 358 50 475 2764