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Partnerships for innovation
Find innovative partners to leverage emerging technologies, co-create new products or business models and strengthen the business ecosystems around you.
Turn strategic intentions rapidly into tangible new business/product concepts and business plans, and validate them in the market place.
Acquire a stake in a growth company to accelerate growth or transformation and get closer to your partner.
Our innovation ecosystems
Maritime Accelerator is an accelerator program bringing together the leading players in maritime industry and the most innovative startups globally.
LOOP ventures is NOT an Accelerator for startups. LOOP is an ongoing Venture Program and ecosystem, where corporate challenges are solved, lean and mean.
We believe in partnerships and creating new growth businesses in collaboration. Arkipakkaus is a great example of big corporations developing together a new service with agile methods. Avanto was happy to be part of this venture by orchestrating and coaching the collaboration from scratch.
New opportunities are around the corner for our CEO Piia Maaranen as she is leaving Avanto Ventures to take up new challenges as a CEO for Finnish Foodtech company, Plantui.
Do you have a solution for blue green algae harvesting? The company Origin by Ocean is in the marine biomass refinement business and the foundation of Origin by Ocean resides in the idea of creating value from an environmental problem which originates in the eutrophication of our waters.
Avanto Ventures is growing stronger as Tuomas Pättö has joined the team as a venture architect. Tuomas is an experienced and entrepreneurial business designer who has over 10 years of business development experience in various roles. At Avanto Tuomas will be focusing on building new corporate ventures and new startups in a venture architect role.
We had the pleasure of matchmaking Kimberly-Clark corporation’s open innovation team with Nordic startups last fall, hosting the team during their visit in Helsinki and Copenhagen. Bringing together one of the world’s most influential consumer wellness companies and the most talented Nordic startups in the domain offered fruitful discussions with a larger purpose.
Just like we can’t have progress without learning, we can’t learn if we don’t take risks: things will just continue in the same old way they always have. Mastering change requires a bold and nimble approach: an experimental culture where one eats failure for breakfast! A culture in which risk is not minimized but rather actively managed.
Pitäisikö kaikkien suuryritysten perustaa sisäisiä startupeja? Millä mittareilla sisäisiä startupeja pitäisi seurata? Miten saada talon sisältä kerätty tiimi motivoitumaan yhteiseen tekemiseen? Harri Kiljander on F-Securen tuotesuunnittelija ja sisäinen startup-yrittäjä, joka kertoo sisäisen startupin onnistumisen edellytyksistä ja sudenkuopista.
Avanto Ventures and Nordic Innovation Accelerator will unite their open innovation platforms. The GLOBENIA innovation platform created by Nordic Innovation Accelerator will be joined to Avanto Ventures and the operations will continue under the Avanto Ventures brand.
It’s once again the time of the year when everyone wakes to realize Slush happens in just a few weeks. You should start fine tuning your approach and prepare a strategy to find what you need at the most important startup spectacle of the year.
Hey entrepreneur, looking for a place to work?
The startup ecosystem in our office is looking for more disruptors. Come and join our Smart & Clean Hub just a few steps from Kamppi (Mechelininkatu 3d). Under the same roof you'll enjoy the mentoring of industry experts, networking with like minded entrepreneurs and the coziest interior.
Contact Anna if you got interested!