How to write a kick-ass application

At Startup Sauna we go through almost a thousand applications for our events and program each year. Most of them are badly, and we mean really badly, written but face-to-face… read more »


Do Your Homework

Startup events are usually headlined by superstar judges or coaches, experienced serial entrepreneurs, angels and VCs who have travelled from around the world to see your startup on stage or… read more »


Hell yeah – Week one down, four to go, and the applications keep on comin’!

The Startup Sauna local events tour is now in full swing and we’re proud to present our first weekly highlights from the road. The first week kicked off with events… read more »


So, you enrolled your startup to a pitching event, what now?

We’ve seen thousands of pitches that could have been way better, so here are a few general tips’n’tricks for making your pitch stand out. At a Startup Sauna local event,… read more »


The new team on the block – meet Jaakko, Panu & Kasper

The year 2015 started with a bang for Startup Sauna and now we’re working day and night to prepare for our Local Events tour taking place from February 23rd to… read more »


Apply for Startup Sauna spring ’15 batch, now!

A great network of serial entrepreneurs and investors to give you solid feedback and advice, a group of talented peers building their own companies, and coaching to push your startup… read more »


Startup Sauna’s 10th batch – more international than ever

We are proud to present our newest batch of 19 teams representing 13 countries! Startup Sauna Fall ’14 startups come from Nordics, Eastern Europe and Russia, but also all the… read more »

Startup Sauna’s 10th call for great startups

We have just begun accepting applications for their 10th consecutive batch of startups. The Fall ’14 program, starting in mid-October, welcomes the 20 most promising teams from all over the… read more »

Head coach post: growing the startup ambition to a new level

While the spring batch is just gearing up and the new Sauna teams are getting settled to our Startup Sauna premises in Helsinki/Espoo, it is time to remind everyone why… read more »

Introducing the Spring ’14 batch!

The heat is back on at Startup Sauna! We had an intense month of touring the Nordics, Eastern Europe and Russia in 20 different cities to meet the local startups.… read more »

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