sTARTUp Lab Idea Hackathon focuses on ideas in healthcare

The University of Tartu’s sTARTUp Lab launched the new season of its business idea development programme STARTERtartu on 26 September with the Idea Hackathon. The opening event brought together 150 entrepreneurship-minded students from high schools and universities who presented their ideas, joined teams and later that same night started working together on their business ideas. 

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STARTER started with records

STARTERautumn 2019 started with records – there were over 400 people participating in launch events in Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu and Narva!  Next step – seminars and mentor dates. And then – the finals 🙂  Will the next winner of Estonia’s best business idea Ajujaht come again  from STARTER?  Look more photos here: STARTERtartu  STARTERtallinn STARTER@virumaa  

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Living here easily makes you think that’s the way things work everywhere’

Olga Vovk, a co-founder of Recovery Companion, a successful healthcare startup company, and STARTERtallinn alumni, shares her student experience of living in Estonia and some professional thoughts on the country’s digital transformation. This article is part of the Alumni Success Stories series, created in collaboration with the Estonian tech news platform Geenius.ee. Article is published 

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Options after passing the STARTER program

As you know, STARTER program is the business idea development program for all students in many regions. During that program you as a participant work in team and learn everything about starting your own business. The program helps you with all basic entrepreneurship skills (business development, service design/product development, marketing, business model generation, sales, pitching). 

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Choose place, where to join STARTER in autumn 2019

Well, summer is over and STARTER program begins again  Take a look, when and where to join STARTER  and transfer your  ideas into real business! Students of high schools, gymnasiums, vocational schools and universities – this autumn 2019 you can develop idea in Tallinn, Tartu, Narva, Kohtla-Järve and Pärnu! If you can’t come to launch 

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Smart glasses developers won the Kaleidoskoop business ideas competition

Last weekend, the winner of the Kaleidoskoop business ideas competition was announced. The winning team was Io_developers, who develop application-controlled optical eyeglasses that enable focus adjustment. Ten best ideas were selected to the Kaleidoskoop finals held on 17 May at the UT Delta Economics Conference, where the jury declared Io_developers as the best Kaleidoskoop team, 

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Winners of STARTERtallinn spring identified

Winners of the business idea development program STARTERtallinn Spring 2019 are identified! We are very proud to announce:GRAND PRIX – team Recovery Companion – Eric Blake Jackson, Byron Sowerby, Rebecca Adegunle, Khayyam Zulfigarzada, Sara Osali from TalTech (chatbot to empowers cancer patients to socially connect with one another) Inspiration prize – team Ohhsanugis: Sandra Silver, Kaur Terep, 

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Students and mentors date in Startup Speed Dating Night

Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away …This song is classics and so classically good was also our event – SSDN Startup Speed Dating Night! Yesterday young starting entrepreneurs got several solutions to their problems during Startup Speed Dating Night! Almost 50 mentors were giving feedback and advice to more than 100 students. This 

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