Startup Sauna co-working space is the meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs in Northern Europe. The 1.500 square meter industry hall is open for everybody to work in – no membership or previous ties to Startup Sauna are required.
Our physical address is Betonimiehenkuja 3D, 02150, Espoo, located at the Aalto University campus in Otaniemi – approximately a 10-minute drive from Helsinki centre. Startup Sauna space can easily be accessed with buses number 102, 103, 194, 195 from Kamppi. A cab ride from the city centre will cost you approximately 15€.
Meet the Team
Lived his childhood in Brussels, studied physics, found startups and entrepreneurship through Aalto Entrepreneurship Society and Slush in 2013. Panu makes sure the team gets the most out of themselves, while wearing a big fat smile.
Kasper takes his first sailing classes this year to make the accelerator run in a smooth, crispy, Sauna-heated fashion. He’s in charge of the program content whilst captaining 70 coaches to make the 5-week stint as intensive for the startups as possible.
Sauna’s First Lady, will be taking over marketing and comms and has a firm intention to boost Sauna’s brand to the highest possible, sublime, level. Karolina holds a degree in Media and Communication and prefers seeing things in a neat, written form.
Seasoned entrepreneur with strong emphasize on growth investments on SMEs.He has been founder, director and investor in more than thirty ventures.
Venture capitalist with a serial entrepreneur background. Co-founder of Nexit Ventures, transatlantic VC fund focusing in Mobile & Wireless market.
Will make startups go through blood, sweat, tears and extreme heat. Ilkka is a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor. His passion is to build companies that make a difference.
The shell of a biker and the core of a teddy bear. Antti a.k.a. the Space Lord smoothly takes care of everything related to the Startup Sauna co-working space.
Keeps the accelerator on course at full steam. Has a background in Web Development and rocking the dancefloor. Likes to cook and play badminton.