from prototype to first revenue, are you ready?

Kiuas Accelerator is a 10-week long program designed to take your early-stage prototype to first revenue. The intensive program includes close one-on-one coaching from industry experts, support from empowering partners, and teachings from entrepreneurs that have been there and done that. This is the place to accelerate your startup to the next level.

The program is produced by Aaltoes and will take place in Startup Sauna.

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- Application period begins 17.04 after Team Up and ends on 18.05.
- Teams will be selected before June.
- Kiuas Accelerator runs from 03.07 to early September.
- Demoday 08.09

The best tools and resources at your fingertips.

Working space

Before you can stand on your own feet, we will give you access to the best
working spaces in our fully renovated Startup Sauna.

24/7 access to the epicentre of the Finnish startup scene.


Tailored coaching and mentoring from our network of experts will
help you develop your business idea and secure first paying users.

During the summer you can turn to our coaches with any problem you face.

Financial aid

We'll help you  through the summer by giving grants to help you with your bills, allowing you to fully concentrate  on your idea.

We will also provide cash to help boost your business in areas like marketing, customer research etc.


People behind the project.
Karri Koskikare
Vilma Viiala
Antti Hämmäinen

main partners


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