Startup Tampere exists to make running a startup easier together with a network of people. As part of Business Tampere, we offer support for your business, helping it grow faster and scale up in the competitive startup industry. The strong support from our team as well as the startup mentors of the Tampere Region, international investor contacts and the tightly knit startup community speed up the growth and success of your company.
Strong entrepreneurship culture
Large pool of ICT professionals
The best city in Finland to live in
Early stage funding support for businesses
Finnish startup permit
#startuptampere is a Slack channel for hundreds of Tampere Region entrepreneurs, mentors and investors. Here you can access and contribute to topics and discussions, be the first to know about events organised in the region and network with your peers. Joining the channel is super easy, click on!
Finland's most agile and fastest developing startup city
Tampere offers an excellent setting for entrepreneurship and startups. The city actively invests in young entrepreneurs, and the strong local startup culture has created countless success stories in the video game and manufacturing industries as well as health tech, to name a few. The Tampere University and its cutting-edge research constantly bring new professionals and innovators to the region, where an active startup community offers plenty of relevant events.
The Tampere startup ecosystem offers every key to growth
Strong local networks will help your company find new professionals, customers and funding for growth. The Tampere startup ecosystem connects the region’s several hundred startups with investors, startup communities, higher education institutes and services that cover a startups’ whole lifespan. Startup Tampere and the active ecosystem facilitate many kinds of collaboration, such as product development, shared workspaces, investments and events.
Tampere Smart City Week
Startup World Cup
Tampere Chamber of commerce and Industry
City of Tampere
The Tampere Region is known for its mindset for getting things done. Startup Tampere compiles the latest startup news and success stories.
Do you want to mingle, exchange ideas and develop your company’s business operations with experts? Join us at Startup Tampere events!
6Aika – Ecosystems of growth: Enabling the growth of companies through collaboration
The project aims to generate new business activities in city regions and support growth oriented companies to better access networks and innovation ecosystems that support their needs. Project is a joint effort by the six largest cities in Finland: Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku and Oulu, together with the Council of Tampere Region. The idea of cities having a significant role in developing and activating networks to support innovation in companies, guides project implementation.