IS Good business idea and product like finding a needle in a haystack?

How to come up good business idea? Criteria for good business idea? How to bring it forward – commercialization process? Silicon Valley veteran Jyrki Saarinen will help you in identifying good business ideas and show the way towards product launch. Although it’s not rocket science, researchers miss business opportunities all the time. And entrepreneurs make fatal mistakes, which spoil the commercialization process. Jyrki’s own case, Heptagon – almost a unicorn, is used as one example.

Prof. Jyrki Saarinen, D.Sc. (Tech.), MBA, CBM (chair), as co-founder of Heptagon grew the company to worldwide business with over 1000 employees and exit valuation of 920 MUSD in 2017. He has global business experience and networks after working and living in Asia and 7 years in Silicon Valley. He is co-founder, board member or advisory board member in several startups and SME’s in high-tech.