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Protomo startups in Slush

New Factory startups had a strong representation of Tampere Region in Slush 2014 this week in Helsinki. With over 10 000 participants, Slush was a busy venue to meet investors and expand the network. Great energy and inspiration!

Protomo Tampere and New Factory startups and alumni who participated Slush are listed here

 

Apply for Protomo 2015!

Are you ready to test your business idea for market needs? Do you have a team that gets things done? Application period for Protomo 2015 is now open!

Protomo is a development community for starting businesses in which everything is possible. In addition to a work space, you can find inspiration, help and business partners among our pool of talents. Everyone in the community shares an active state of mind and interest towards creating something new.

Skycat released a parachute launcher device

Skycat, a startup from Protomo Tampere released a parachute launcher device for UAV platforms, both multicopters and fixed wings. It works up to 10 kilos / 22 pounds, yet weighs just a few hundred grams. Its unique design allows for instant eject and unfolding, thus dramatically increasing safety for people and environment, even at low altitudes.

Read more about the company and the story behind the product!

 

Delta Cygni Labs awarded for technical creativity

Delta Cygni Labs receives the Tampere city annual award for technical creativity

Tampere city annual award for technical creativity was granted to the three founders of Delta Cygni Labs, a Protomo Tampere team for their work on remote support technology.

The award committee was impressed by the novelty and business potential of DCL technology, its impact on improving the competitiveness of the Finnish industry and on delivering better services to the whole society.

Protomo alumni Frontle is now GigWhale

Last two weeks have been fantastic for a Protomo alumni startup Frontlé - Frontlé is now GigWhale, an even better gig search engine. It is loaded with hundreds of gigs and concerts around the world.

"Everything got started from a dream to create the world's best concert search engine that would keep you up to date about the most interesting music events around you." the team says.

Apply for the last batch in Protomo Tampere this year!

Are you ready to test your business idea for market needs? Do you have a team that gets things done?

Protomo is a development community for starting businesses in which everything is possible. In addition to a work space, you can find inspiration, help and business partners among our pool of talents. Everyone in the community shares an active state of mind and interest towards creating something new.

UK Business Opportunities for Startups

Are you ready for GREAT Britain?  

Welcome to “Take That Tech to the UK” competition launch and UK business briefing in Tampere – aimed at cross-sector technology companies with an ambition for the UK market and global growth.

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) will launch “Take That Tech to the UK” competition for Finnish and Baltic tech companies seeking for growth in the UK. The winner will receive a free and full UK establishment package to support their UK market expansion.

Participate in Value Creation Forum for chance to pitch in Slush!

Want to work on  a great value proposition and an excellent pitch?

Value Creation Forum is an intensive one-day session offering the steps to develop your startup further. The event is organized by Startup Tampere Program and New Factoy, and offers a limited number of spots for Tampere Region startups to join the session.

Participate in Value Creation Forum for chance to pitch in Slush!

Want to work on  a great value proposition and an excellent pitch?

Value Creation Forum is an intensive one-day session offering the steps to develop your startup further. The event is organized by Startup Tampere Program and New Factoy, and offers a limited number of spots for Tampere Region startups to join the session.

Summertime at New Factory Protomo

Protomo and New Factory won't close down for the summer months. Demola students and Protomo startups are continuing to keep the New Factory co-working space busy.

During the summer, Protomo will cool down and hold all regular events and mentoring. Don't worry though, you can follow New Factory's event calendar to see what else is happening at the factory!

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