Startup Sauna connects the most promising startups from Northern Europe and Russia with experienced serial entrepreneurs, investors and media from around the world.
Startup Sauna consists of three different operations:
1) an internship program for university graduates to intern at startups in Helsinki, NYC and Silicon Valley. More than 80 interns have been employed through the program to date
2) an accelerator program for early-stage startups from Northern Europe and Russia, where the startups get coached by serial entrepreneurs and investors in an intense one-month program in Helsinki. More than 90 companies have graduated from the program since 2010.
3) the SLUSH conference, which brings together the startup ecosystem in the region to meet investors and media from around the world. In 2012, SLUSH gathered more than 3.500 attendees, 550 companies and 250 investors and journalists.
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