Aviapolis is the fastest-growing business hub in Helsinki region. It is located right next to the Helsinki airport through which 16 million passengers travelled in 2015. With more than 1,800 companies and 35,000 people currently working in Aviapolis, it is an attractive destination for investors and international business partners.
The future Aviapolis City will be a forerunner for sustainable services and solutions – and hotbed to new businesses and innovations. Aviapolis will evolve into an airport city with 20,000 residents, 60,000 employees and a growing number of visitors. Their presence and interaction will create need for innovative of services and open up new business opportunities.
Join the Aviapolis City Bootcamp and turn your future into business!
Are you passionate about creating new services for urban environment? Do you have the zeal to put your business idea into practise? Aviapolis City invites you to turn your ideas into new business during a two-day-bootcamp! Develop new services aimed at the people working, living and visiting the Aviapolis City. Or focus on the innovative services for local businesses and their partners.
We are looking for innovative and solid business ideas in the following three focus areas:
MOBILITY AS SERVICE
Pedestrians, bicyclists, travellers and public transport users need new solutions to access and explore the area – so do local and international businesses. Create smart solutions to meet their needs!
Aviapolis buzzes 24/7. Be it a business traveller, resident or stop-over passenger – everybody wants to make most of their free time. Create new services that boost the hospitality business and attract visitors and locals alike!
RETAIL AND LOGISTICS
Aviapolis is a transportation and logistics node. It also hosts several retail outlets and one of the biggest shopping centres in Finland. Pave a way for Aviapolis as a smart retail and logistics hub!
The Aviapolis City Bootcamp is an open competition to student and startup teams, companies and individuals that are looking for teams to join in to further develop their new business ideas. It is an intensive and fun two-day-event where ideas are developed round by round together with experienced coaches and mentors. After the final pitching round the best teams will be selected and awarded. The Aviapolis City Bootcamp is organized by City of Vantaa Business Development Services.
The most successful teams will be awarded with great prizes.
Our prizes include:
- Access to professional business consulting services (value 3000€)
- Opportunity to pilot your business idea with support of Aviapolis City -project
- Access to compete in the Ultrahack Challenge 2016
- SLUSH 2016 tickets
- Co-operation opportunity with local businesses and Vantaa City Business Development Services
- In addition, various other prizes by event sponsors!
REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED! Please send your application via registration form. Application format is free (video, pdf etc.) - include minimum following elements:
• WHO - present yourself/your team and your key competences
• WHAT – present your business idea and it´s benefits for Aviapolis City
• WHY - your motivation to participate