Academics to Action

Helsinki Think Company aims to bring academics to action. We start from wicked problems and aim to fast solutions. Think Company nurtures people who cross boundaries between research, activism and entrepreneurship.

Community

Helsinki Think Company is the entrepreneurship society of the University of Helsinki. We are not just for people who already have a business idea. It’s for the curious people who are eager to learn by doing and trying.  

Co-working Space

Helsinki Think Company is a place for coworking. The concept is pretty simple: bring in your own laptop, pick a seat and start working. The space has all the basic stuff needed at an office: wifi, coffee, whiteboards and flipcharts, markers, post-its and so on. You can use it solo or bring in a team.

3 Venues for Events

Helsinki Think Company has three different venues located in different campus areas: one in Center, one in Viikki, and one in Meilahti. They are all suitable for organizing workshops, keynotes and other events.

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LUNGI Demo Day & After Work

July 7, 2016, 4:30pm - July 7, 2016, 7:00pm

LUNGI Summer Program is on! This week a happy crowd of 40 people started their journey to develop their business ideas further or create completely new ones. On Thursday 7th June at 16:30 you can hear them pitch! In the first two-week module of LUNGI – Academics into Action – new, multidisciplinary teams tackle science-based challenges given by researchers from the University of Helsinki. On Thursday you will hear what kind of business ideas could be developed around linguistics, environmental modelling, autoimmune diseases and fashion research. At the same time started our six-week Idea Accelerator for teams who have already worked on their business idea for a while. These seven teams have the opportunity to pitch in every Demo Day, so come and see their progress! We start with the pitches and continue with after work sponsored by Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas. Join us at the first Demo Day in Vuorikatu 5 and bring your friends! thinkcompany.fi/lungi/

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We got an amazing amount of applications for LUNGI Summer Program and we’re super excited to begin on Monday!

For Monday and Tuesday we had to change the venue to Viikki, so unfortunately our venue in Vuorikatu 5 will be closed. If you have your own key you can always use the place.

Don't forget to join our Community Picnic next Tuesday – see you there!
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Get inspired of the city and its people around you! In LUNGI Summer Program’s 3rd module ACT LOCAL you get a chance to develop your ideas about urban culture or societal issues. On the journey you will be guided by experts such as Kalle Nieminen from Sitra, service designer Satu Heikinheimo and the inspiring young entrepreneurs from Kliffa Innovations.

Act Local is organized from July 25th to August 4th. See more and apply as an individual now: www.thinkcompany.fi/lungi
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Are you eager to begin the Midsummer but still have that monster To Do -list to go through?
Don't worry, we'll get into the flow of completing tasks today at Vuorikatu's Flowday! Everyone's welcome to join us as we're testing organization and time management methods Getting Things Done and Pomodoro. Bring your laptop and we'll provide the coffee.
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Amazing @tagoki from @spinnotweets giving workshop on #lean in #lungi Summer Program! #startup #youmakewe t.co/mBrDLPAt1q

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How goes our summer? Working with these cool teams at @Helsinkithinkco's #lungi. 🐰👏🏼#youmakewe t.co/m3EZHNWs4a

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Excited to see business concepts born based on & inspired by research in fields of environment, health, fashion & Finnish #Lungi #youmakewe

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