HELSEED is a student startup programme encouraging students to entrepreneurial path. Programme also aims to support and provide information to startup teams at different stages. Helsinki University Funds will make €10,000 – €50,000 seed investments to most promising startups. The programme is organised by the University of Helsinki and Helsinki Think Company.
The programme is ideal for teams that have an interesting idea, but have not yet established a company, as well as for teams who have already founded a company.
In the programme, students work on their business ideas or existing startups to develop business plan. Helsinki Think Company team support the process, by organising HELSEED workshops that provide information and tools from refining an original idea and selecting a business model to developing a business plan and negotiating with investors. Participants can choose a suitable workshop or attend all of the workshops.
Teams wishing to aim at obtaining a seed investment must submit their business plan by 31 October 2021.