Call is open for the Business Generator Accelerator Program!

Everything early-stage and research-based startups need to succeed and scale up a sustainable business. Call closes on August 14th, 2024!

Business Generator Accelerator Program - Aalto Startup Center
Business Generator Accelerator Program - Aalto Startup Center

Apply now HERE.

About Aalto Startup Center

Aalto Startup Center is a World Top 3 University-based Business Accelerator with a track record of operating for 25 years and an exceptional 80% success rate in helping early-stage, tech, and research-based startups to build sustainable new businesses.

Aalto Startup Center is a technology-focused accelerator whose comprehensive Business Generator program (1+1+1) offers everything tech startups need to succeed – including broad matchmaking, peer support, mentoring, and investor network. As part of the renowned Aalto innovation and entrepreneur ecosystem and with an alumni roster of 900 companies, Aalto Startup Center continues to play a significant role in contributing to Finnish technological innovation with a global reach.

What’s in it for you

We are focusing on early-stage, research-based, and tech startups helping you with Asset, Solution & Business Development of your startup.

  • You get access to multiple tools to boost your startup. Check some of them here:
  • Attend more than 40 trainings and workshops around 7 modules (customer; technology; business; team; funding; sustainability; and IP, regulations & corporate governance) following the KTH Innovation Readiness Level method. Check the full list of trainings on our event calendar:
  • Check this video to learn about the benefits.
  • These are the Business Generator Accelerator Program services:

You are welcome to apply to our Business Generator program. You should meet the following criteria:

  • Solve sustainability challenges
  • Finnish business ID under 3 years
  • Scalable business model
  • Minimal Viable Product, Proof-of-concept, or validated concept
  • Team: technical and business-oriented co-founders, minimum of 2 full-time employees.

The theme for this open call is Tech for Sustainability but… what does this mean?

Technology plays a pivotal role in tackling the pressing global issues outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By fostering innovative solutions, technology serves as a catalyst for overcoming diverse challenges on a global scale.

The Tech for Sustainability theme is dedicated to leveraging technology and groundbreaking solutions to confront environmental, social, and economic challenges in a manner that fosters sustainable development. This initiative harnesses the power of technological advancements to craft solutions that are not only more efficient but also environmentally conscious and socially responsible across various sectors.

Do you possess a technological innovation that contributes positively to shaping a more sustainable and prosperous future for our planet and its inhabitants? If your answer is yes, we encourage you to apply to our Business Generator. Your solution has the potential to address key Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and play a crucial role in fostering a more sustainable and well-being-oriented future for our global community.

This call closes on August 14th, 2024!

Apply now HERE.

Click below ⬇️ to watch our startup video.


NOTE! In case you are already inside of one of our programs (Research to Business, Urban Tech Helsinki, ESA BIC Finland, Aalto Digital Creatives or you have been selected earlier for the Business Generator Program), there is no need to apply. You are already inside the Business Generator and can benefit from our Spring 2024 program.

If you have any questions, we are here to help! Reach out to any of us via the emails you will find on our CONTACT PAGE.

Even more information HERE.

With general questions, please contact