Partners

Collaboration is key!


University of Eastern Finland joins TSLP event for the fourth time to network with startups and collaborators. Our high standard and interdisciplinary research and education respond to global challenges and build a sustainable future. Please, see the offerings of The Centre for Continuous Learning for competence development: uef.fi/en/continuous-learning   

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KPY Novapolis is partnering with Tahko SLP for the first time. We want to be involved in SLP because it offers a tremendous set of interesting growth companies and investors. We want to enable growth around us. KPY Novapolis provides an inspiring platform for collaborations between the startups and big companies.  

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Nostetta Ventures is an active venture capital company in the region, and a first-timer in Tahko Ski Lift Pitch. We are a hands-on investor searching for innovative, growth-oriented startups with a distinctive business idea and a competent team. We’ll do all our efforts to make these flourish!

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FiBAN is a Finnish, national, non-profit association of private investors that aims to improve the possibilities for private investors to invest in unlisted potential growth companies. 
​The FiBAN network is one of the largest and most active business angel networks in Europe with over 650 approved members.

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Grano is the most versatile expert of marketing services in Finland. We help our clients carry out marketing projects that support their business from start to finish, from creative design to production, publishing, measuring results and material management – in all the print and digital channels relevant to our client's target audience. Grano serves its customers in 22 municipalities. Its headquarters are located in Helsinki. The company employs around 1,000 professionals and its turnover is approximately EUR 130 million.

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Break Sokos Hotel Tahko operates in a dynamic and energetic way in Tahko’s experience business. Tahko Ski Lift Pitch supports the identity of our hotel and elements of the environment are just perfect for the event. The joy of creation and harmony of thoughts - the event offers a real time with startups and investors. Great to be a partner at the succesfull event once again!
 
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Navitas Business Services reinforces regional attractivity and development of businesses and enhances employment in Varkaus region. We offer full range of services that companies and entrepreneurs require in different phases of busines life cycle. Our services are available to both businesses considering establishing in the area and to companies already operating in Varkaus region. 

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Savo Vocational School aims to be an Agent of Sustainable Future. We increase skills of youngs and adults. We meet and respond the needs of know-how of regions’s working life but also improve it. Enmployment, entrepreneurship and goof life are our mission. Tomorrow changes with efforts made today.

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Regional Council of Pohjois-Savo

BusinessKuopio is excited to be part of the Tahko Ski Lift Pitch event, which is a special way to experience the unique spirit of Kuopio. The spirit that can only be experienced by seeing it and being part of it. In Kuopio region, networking and collaboration are true forces of nature. BusinessKuopio guides experts, startups and growth companies on their way to success while the developing environment, such as Savilahti area, offers you future opportunities in business and life. Do business where collaboration is a force of nature!

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Savonia University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest and most versatile Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland. Our organization of experts educates strong professionals in six different fields of study. Our versatile Degree Programmes offer the students the opportunity to study as a fulltime student or alongside their job (Master’s Degree and specialised studies) or flexibly in the Open University of Applied Sciences. Our campuses are located in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus.

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There are as many individual corporate finance needs as there are companies. Nordea offers you a wide range of corporate finance options regardless of the sector or the stage in the life cycle of your business.
We have created templates for you so that you can start planning your business activities efficiently. You can benefit from our templates when developing your business or when planning to start a new business.
SWOT analysis / Business plan / Budget plan / Marketing plan

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Kuopio Health is a network committed to promoting competence, research and business in the health, wellbeing and nutrition sector, and to provide information about the top competence in our region. 
We want to bring new ideas, creativity and inspiration to Tahko SLP. We will organize an expert panel with the theme of art-based methods and their effects on organisation’s innovativeness, creativity and well-being. 

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IISALMI - True stories about great skills and happy lives.  
Why Iisalmi is associated with ‘the miracle of Iisalmi’, being a source of positive thinking, and boasting business partnerships that create outstanding added value? 
Discover our stories on the website iisalmi.fi/byiisalmi and be inspired - there’s a place waiting for you among the happy, highly skilled people of Iisalmi!
What is our secret? We don´t expect miracles. We make them happen. - Maybe you should come with us? 

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Innovestor is a Nordic early-stage venture capital investor, who also operates as a direct co-investment syndicator and offers corporate venturing services. Innovestor’s aim is to be the best home for future new Nordic success stories. At their core, they boost the success and growth of startups by giving access to capital, know-how, and networks by utilizing their unique ecosystem of co-investors and partners.

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Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services enables clients to optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. To learn more about the company, technology solutions and career opportunities, visit us on LinkedIn, on Twitter @Nasdaq, or at www.nasdaq.com.

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Municipality of Rautalampi 

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Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment