Startup Ecosystem Development Workshop
The workshop is designed for key stakeholder responsible for national, regional or city economic development - focused on economic growth via entrepreneurship, innovation, job creation and attracting investments.
This workshop is organized as a side event, one day before SLUSH. Slush brings together 15,000 attendees from 100 countries for the two-day event held in Helsinki.
Why Build & Develop Startup Ecosystems?
Dynamic startup ecosystems breed new startups that create 2/3 of new jobs, attract international talent and foreign direct investments. Network connectivity within and between the ecosystems is the single most important contributor to growth.
For past decade, Startup Commons have assisted national, regional and local governments with ecosystems of various maturity levels and population in US., EU and Asia - on policy making and developing solutions, services and instruments to nurture and grow thriving startup culture and startup ecosystems in globally connected world.
Who Should Attend?
The workshop is designed for those responsible for national, regional or city economic development - focused on economic growth via entrepreneurship, innovation, job creation and attracting investments. In addition, the workshop provides practical knowledge and tools for all key stakeholders who actively take part in developing their local startup ecosystem, either from policy design, funding instrument or support services design, ecosystem management and coordination roles, as well as budgeting and capacity building.
What will you gain?
Learn what is required to support local startup ecosystems that scale entrepreneurship and generate higher volume of good startup ventures.
How to identify and build mutual understanding between key stakeholders about the current stage ecosystem.
Planning ahead: Balanced Development Framework, Defining targets, milestones and roadmap ahead
In addition to workshop presentations and case studies, you will have opportunity to network with your global peers to share best practises and build cross border relationship.
All participant will receive copies of all workshop presentations materials, along with startup ecosystem mapping and planning documentation and tools.
NOTE: Exact venue location of the workshop in Helsinki will be confirmed closer to event time and details. Details are updated in this site and all ticketholders will be notified by email, once the location is defined.
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