Take your business international – Apply for Northbound Scaleups by May 3rd

The Northbound Scaleups programme provides tools, peer support and expert mentoring for selected startups in Finland, Sweden and Estonia to enhance their conditions for scaling up and successfully entering new international markets.

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The program is open to Finnish, Estonian, and Swedish startups that have been operating for under seven years. The startups are expected to have already launched their products or services and gained some traction in their home country.

The application period is open until May 3rd, after which the organizing parties will conduct interviews and select the startups to join the program. The selected participants will show a true interest in scaling their company’s business and in investing time for pursuing the program and the development process.

The Northbound Scaleups program consists of eight workshop days in Turku, Tallinn and Gävle (plus a Market Discovery Mission to your chosen country). Travel and accommodation costs are covered for 1-2 participants per company for these workshop days. To apply for the program, interested startups can send in their application by May 3, 2024, at the latest.

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