Startup Connect project – Contest for early-stage startups is launched

Project press release

Startup Connect project organises a contest for early-stage Russian and Finnish startups. 10 best projects will be able to present themselves to European investors, take part in mentor sessions and compete for a prize of 5,000 euros at the Startup Festival *Ship in Kotka (Finland) in August 1-2, 2019.

The winner will get:
☑️ an invitation to the accelerator LevelUp
☑️ support for launch pilots with Finnish companies
☑️ participation package with a booth at the Web Summit 2019 conference in Lisbon

The early-stage startups interested in developing in the global market are invited. Participation will be especially useful for the companies in the areas of robotics, logistics, IoT, Industry 4.0, smart mobility and hardware.

Startup Connect Contest is funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland in the framework of South-East Finland-Russia CBC 2014-2020 Programme. Find out more and apply:

Contact: Sergey Troshkov
Email: sergey.troshkov(at)
Telephone: +358 40 1902561