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Smart wardrobes, Solar panel optimization & Climate awareness for Kids
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Smart Wardrobe to store your clothes and accessories ( link) Anti-Trash solution for Shared Mobility ( link) Digital Twins for Industries and Real Estate ( link) South American history-based game ( link) Mobile App raising awareness on the climate crisis for children ( link) SaaS-platform to optimize the efficiency of solar panel systems ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project Top skills include Business Development, Product Development, and R&D. Most frequent fields of interest: Energy, Manufacturing & Social If your project is in this space, now is the time to start messaging 📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates
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Femtech, game-making platforms & printable humidity sensors
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders An accessible platform for game making. Roblox meets Squarespace. ( link) Peer to peer rental marketplace ( link) A different way of resolving Hospital Acquired Infection ( link) Networking Platform for MMA (Mix Martial Arts) athletes ( link) First Aid Kit for Vector-Borne Diseases ( link) The Future of Problem Solving in virtual work environments ( link) Trading opportunities, market analysis and capital protection ( link) Mobile app helping citizens with skin diseases ( link) Printable optical humidity sensors ( link) Creating the world's most sustainable period underwear ( link) We're building a multi-channel procurement system ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project Top skills include Business Development, Marketing, Product Development Most frequent fields of interest: Entertainment, SaaS, and Social If your project is in this space, now is the time to start messaging
📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates
Crowd-shipping-as-a-service, gamified learning tools & alternative wind turbine concept
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Rethinking video learning platforms through gamification ( link) Scalable music marketing application ( link) Babysitting services marketplace ( link) Realtime audiovisual language interpreter ( link) GPU cloud provider ( link) Access goods globally via crowd-shipping platform ( link) Tailor-made activity packages for families ( link) Find the right care-giver and trusted assistant ( link) Digital education services for K-12 ( link) Solving the last mile internet connectivity challenge ( link) Round dancing wings - a wind power turbine concept ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project Top skills include Business Development, Engineering, Marketing Most frequent fields of interest: SaaS, E-commerce, and Manufacturing If your project is in this space, now is the time to start messaging
📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates
Kiuas Accelerator applications open on the 11th of May: https://www.kiuas.com/accelerator
Join a free webinar on the Challenges of Deep tech & Sustainability startups: https://www.kiuas.com/webinars/deeptech-sustainability-discussion
Classroom management, Unit test automation & Music demand forecasting
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Scalable beauty webstore utilizing influencers in a new way ( link) High-end electric mountainboard for driving all-terrain ( link) Demand forecasting for the live music industry ( link) On-demand ("cold") cloud storage with low carbon footprint ( link) Storefront as a service for disrupting the retail space ( link) Supplementary STEM courses for schools ( link) Game application that teaches children mother tongue. ( link) No explanations. Only green accommodations. ( link) Effortless Unit tests generation. ( link) Building ShadowKitchens for delivery restaurants ( link) Classroom behavioral management tool ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project
16 new profiles looking for startups to join:
Top skills include Business dev, Marketing & Sales Most frequent fields of interest: SaaS, Software, and Education If your project is in this space, now is the time to start messaging 📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates
Intelligent fluid sensors, Recruitment apps and International music platforms
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Intelligent fluid flow sensor for HVAC and water pipelines ( link) Scalable electricity storage ( link) We build tech to support circular business models in Fashion ( link) Real-time standby and rescue unit status for 112-service ( link) Interviewing app for recruiters ( link) Platform connecting holistic health coaches with companies ( link) Helping families stay in touch from a far ( link) European platform for online live music lessons ( link) Scalable ERP+CRM solution for the SMB's ( link) Particle emission reduction method for wood combustion ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 14 new profiles ( see all) Top skills: Business dev, Product dev, R&D and Software development Top fields of interest: SaaS, E-commerce, and education 📂 Resources to help you with starting up Making sense of MVP ( link) The Pretotyping Manifesto ( link) Building Product ( link) 👋 Other updates
Kiuas Start S21 applications are open! Read all about the program and why should you apply at
E-bike leasing, Family activities & AI-generated text
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Accounting software for small companies ( link) Outdooreer.com - Sustainable web-store certification ( link) Story Adventure at home - a scalable D2C product for families ( link) Cycling-oriented MaaS for sustainable mobility ( link) Cloud gaming service for customers playing free to play games ( link) IoT-solution for supervising and tracking most beloved assets ( link) C2C platform for trading services between individuals! ( link) New way to write on the web with AI ( link) Reporting issues by scanning QR-codes ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 8 new profiles ( see all) Top skills: Design, Product Development, Business Development Top fields of interest: E-commerce, Manufacturing, Health 📂 Resources to help you with starting up What's the deal with SPACs ( link) The Network Effects Manual: 13 Different Network Effects (and counting) ( link) 👋 Other updates
Sustainable & medical wearables, FinTech platforms
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders A platform helps you prototype ideas from academic papers ( link) Droppe | Medical supply load-balancing as a solution ( link) Unmanned food preparing system ( link) A platform to connect artists with businesses and display venues ( link) FinanceKey | Enabling Real-Time Cash Visibility ( link) Heideq | Sustainable equestrian wear for equestrian athletes ( link) The Finn choice for the mobile payments I Mobile Wallet ( link) Mobile-first platform for purchasing and discovering fine wines ( link) New generation family care monitor system ( link)
👥 People open to joining a project 11 new profiles ( see all) Top skills: Business Development, Software & Sales Top fields: SaaS, Education, Health & Entertainment
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Helsinki Fashion, travel apps & time management
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Marketing Platform for small entrepreneurs ( link) Suomi 2.0 - An International Talent Hub for Finland's Future ( link) Wowanders: Smart travel diary & trusted place discovery platform ( link) Account independent option for Facebook events ( link) A platform that brings Helsinki’s fashion to your fingertips ( link) Like a tripadvisor for small and medium sized towns. Explore gems ( link) App to help people track, manage, and improve their busy lives ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 5 new profiles ( see all) Top skills: Software, Engineering, Product Development, Business Development Top fields: E-commerce, SaaS, Health
📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates
Kiuas Start applications are open for another week until 14.10! Sign up before it is too late at
Sleep tracking, future user interface & organic cosmetics
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Baby sleep tracker for modern parents ( link) The future wrist-based device controller ( link) A platform for planning non-motorised outdoor adventures ( link) Online Freelance Platform to sell your skills ( link) Revolutionary organic cosmetics ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 6 new profiles ( see all) Top skills: Design, Product Development, Marketing, Software Development Top fields: Education, Health, SaaS, Social 📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates Demo Day 2020 is happening tomorrow at 16:00 EEST! The final show of Kiuas Accelerator will present the 16 most promising early-stage startups in Finland, and will be joined by nearly 1000 registrants – including dozens of top-notch VCs and a pool of international judges. Lastly,
It's now been almost a year since we first spoke about Kiuas Inside in the public. Since our launch in October, we've grown to 1000+ members, nearly 200 projects, profiles, and resources published, and a handful of new connections happening on a daily basis.
We've improved the UI over time and added a variety of useful features – making the experience as seamless as possible for the users.
It's also the time for some changes in the Kiuas team. Personally, I will be stepping aside after nearly 3 years at Kiuas, while
Patrik will take over my role as the CEO (and the Chief email sender) starting from next week. You'll hear more about that at Demo Day – see you there! 😍
Sensor technologies, creator tools & marketplaces
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Flow sensor for wind turbine blades ( link) Local digital farmers market ( link) Scalable online platform for wellness venues ( link) Sustainable Investment Platform ( link) Social marketplace where users can sell their digital content ( link) Social platform for creators to monetize their content ( link) P2P marketplace for goods delivery ( link) Signal analysis pipeline for UAV borne sensors ( link) Styluspen using learning interfaces for schools ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 5 new profiles ( see all) Top skills: Design, Software Development, Product Development, R&D Top fields: E-commerce, SaaS, Energy, Entertainment 📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates Last week, we kicked off our flagship program Kiuas Accelerator with 16 amazing startups – chosen from record-breaking 159 applications. Check our launch video and blog post to discover the startups. Some of you may have heard the rumors that the Kiuas team has been joined by a couple of new members (don't worry, you'll hear more about them soon), but we are still looking for a growth-minded person to take care of our marketing, communications, and brand activities. Read more here to see if you or someone you know could be a fit 🎯
Location based social platform | Open-source HR assessments | Air quality measuring
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Location based social platform for cities, people and businesses ( link) Open-source HR assessments for recruitment ( link) Gamified platform economy to measure air quality of entire cities ( link) Enriching shopping via dynamic personal sales ( link) Learning app for high-school students ( link) Reducing the returns of items purchased online ( link) Transforming Cars into Advertisement Carriers ( link) Web App for Sailing Yacht Design and Performance Calculation ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 5 new profiles ( see all) Top skills: Marketing, Software Development, Business Development, R&D Top fields: Health, Education, Energy, SaaS 📂 Resources to help you with starting up 👋 Other updates
Data-driven marketing personalization | Mobility platform | Media Relationship Management
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Marketing personalization based on data for B2B companies ( link) Media Relationship Management (MRM) for marketers and PRs ( link) Environmental management app for retail stores ( link) Mobility platform for peer-to-peer ridesharing ( link) A scalable web platform for repairing clothes ( link) Pet food subscription ( link) Live-stream at one tenth the cost with Vakaamo's support ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 📂 Resources to help you with starting up A COVID-19 Survival Guide for Startups in Finland ( link) 1st 100 Users [Guide] ( link) 👋 Other updates Despite the covid-19 situation, the Kiuas programs will continue no matter what. We believe that right now startups need more support than ever. Read our take on adapting to the current situation. Our spring batch of the 3-week Kiuas Start was organized 100% virtually, and ended last Friday with excellent feedback and NPS of 100 😍 The application for our flagship program Kiuas Accelerator opened yesterday, and thus we've began the hunt for the 15-20 most promising early-stage startups in Finland. Are you one of them or know someone who is? Check: kiuas.com/accelerator
Computer vision | Ecological consumption | Beauty e-commerce
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Social e-commerce platform for beauty lovers ( link) Computer vision based positioning for navigation and wide-area AR ( link) A mobile platform for ecological consumption ( link) Sales-bot driven web-store with fundraising element ( link) Tripifier makes it easy to find climate smart holidays ( link) IoT solution for Fatigue failures of metal structures ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project 9 new profiles ( see all)
Business Development: 6 Marketing: 6 Product Development: 3
Health: 5 Manufacturing: 5 SaaS: 4 📂 Resources to help you with starting up The cap table problem in the Nordics ( link) How to make everyone talk about your product ( link) 👋 Other updates As a long-waited feature update on Kiuas Inside, users can now edit their projects & profiles directly on the platform, which means much more freedom for project & profile owners as well as 10x less admin work for our team 😍 Thanks to everyone who applied or helped us spread the word of Kiuas Start S20! We ended up with an awesome pool of applicants (+30% from last fall) and have chosen 20 startups into the program. You'll hear more about the teams during the next couple of weeks.
Gamified guide tours | Debt collection | Real estate usage tracking
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Modern debt collection and payment reminder service ( link) Virtual Sets library website for filmmakers ( link) Uncover stories behind places - gamified service for guide tours ( link) A free universal translator using pictures ( link) Boosting the most valuable assets - Usage tracking of Real Estate ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project
Product Development: 6 Software Development: 4 Business Development: 4 Marketing: 3 Engineering: 3 📂 Resources to help you with starting up The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2019 ( link) Guide to Finding an Angel Investment ( link) 👋 Other updates Application for Kiuas Start Spring '20 is open, with 24 days left to apply. Currently starting a company or know someone who is? Check out the trailer and kiuas.com/start to find out more! On Kiuas Inside, we added a new "Fields" -tab, which you can use to discover both projects and profiles based on different industries 😍 Health, for example! Niklas from our team wrote a blog post about Starting Up – an online course we launched a couple months ago. Read it here. Lastly, take a look at our 2020 plans!
Social Shopping | Predictive risk rating | Blood sugar monitoring
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Cleantech startup bringing plastic recycling to public spaces ( link) Predictive risk rating to growing markets ( link) Social Shopping (2.0) ( link) Helping young visual artists earn a decent living ( link) A Live Streaming Video Recruitment App ( link) Platform for distributed clinical trials ( link) GIS Webservice for architects ( link) Making it easy to get professional cleaning occasionally ( link) Blood sugar monitoring for non-diabetics ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project
Product Development: 6 Software Development: 4 Design: 3 Marketing: 3 📂 Resources to help you with starting up Best fundraising & legal tools for startups ( link) Free Online Course on Startup Entrepreneurship ( link) 👋 Other updates A couple of weeks back at Slush, we launched a new initiative called – an online course covering the fundamentals of startup entrepreneurship. The course contains 200+ pages of practical advice from top Nordic entrepreneurs and is supported by 25 global Starting Up supporters including Nokia, Microsoft, Northzone, and UC Berkeley. For us, 2019 has been a year of growth with more startups than ever and two new initiatives launched. Read about our year in our recent blog post! Also: we implemented a bunch of new changes to the Kiuas main website to start the next year with a fresh look 😍 Check it out!
New sensor technology | eCommerce platform | Portfolio optimization
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders New sensor technology to improve the accuracy of wearables ( link) Innovative eCommerce concept for selling preowned furniture ( link) Modern portfolio optimization and risk management as SaaS ( link) Optical wireless link with fiber like capacity ( link) Companies production is slow to improve and apply. Until now... ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project
Business Development: 8 Product Development: 4 Marketing: 4 📂 Resources to help you with starting up Best fundraising & legal tools for startups ( link) What Makes The Top 10% Of Founders Different? ( link) 👋 Other updates We, together with three other entities, will be launching a new initiative on the Slush Founder Stage, Day #1 Nov 21st, at 14:15. Join us for the launch & find out if entrepreneurship can be taught. For the 2nd year in a row, Kiuas was chosen as the best accelerator in Finland. We'll continue to Copenhagen for the Nordic finals in December. Thanks to everyone for voting us 😍 Our last program of the year, Kiuas Start Fall 19, finished last Saturday. In total, 52 startups have participated in Kiuas programs in 2019. You'll hear more about our year soon!
Carbon offsetting | IPR marketplace | Recruitment platform
🔥 Projects looking for co-founders Service for creating learning paths for specific job offers ( link) Marketplace for crowd-investments in intellectual property ( link) Platform for finding financial service providers ( link) App for connecting events & visitors at the right time ( link) Carbon offset broker for forest owners and consumers ( link) Recruitment platform for software developers ( link) Team celebration app to Slack/Teams with a sustainability twist ( link) 👥 People open to joining a project
Business Development: 11 Design: 8 Software Engineering: 8 📂 Resources to help you with starting up The Tools Startups Need to Understand Their Customers ( link) Why You Should Tell Everyone Your Startup Idea ( link) Do Things That Don’t Scale ( link) 👋 Other updates We finally launched last Tuesday, and are already close to hitting 500 members. It's been especially great to see people outside the traditional "startup bubble" join the platform and engage with projects and profiles. Keep it up 😍 Our 3-week pre-accelerator program Kiuas Start started last Saturday. Get to know the participating startups! ( link) Last day to vote Kiuas as the Best Accelerator in Finland at Nordic Startup Awards!
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