WHAT IS IGNITE?

Ignite is a 10-week-long student startup accelerator held during the summer. In the program, you will get a chance to build your startup with the best coaches, entrepreneurs and like-minded people.

If you are eager to become a founder, grow your skills and confidence, have a great time and at the same time build your next venture, this is the right place for you.

You don't need any previous experience or skills to participate in this program. Only eagerness to learn, aspiration to try out something new, and a drive to succeed.

what will you get?

Hands-on experience in building a startup
Unique skills and knowledge about entrepreneurship
A wide network of entrepreneurs, coaches, and like-minded people
10 credits from the university
Financial support
A lot of fun

Check out last year’s Demo Day

Camila gallo, binki
"The experience of participating in Ignite was incredible. Thanks to it, my co-founder and I could visualize how to turn our business idea into a real project. Today our Startup is a company with a lot of future projections"
Francesco vitale, vmx
"A friendly and inspiring environment where you can actually start getting the work done and build your dream future. What else could you ask for?!"
Vasilissa jääskeläinen, safe room
"The program gave me the tools, connections and information I needed as an aspiring entrepreneur
However, personally, my favourite part about Ignite was the people. I felt very inspired by everyone around me and felt safe to test my business idea in a supportive environment"
Camila gallo, binki
The experience of participating in Ignite was incredible. Thanks to it, my co-founder and I could visualize how to turn our business idea into a real project. Today our Startup is a company with a lot of future projections.
Francesco vitale, vmx
A friendly and inspiring environment where you can actually start getting the work done and build your dream future. What else could you ask for?!
Vasilissa jääskeläinen, safe room
The program gave me the tools, connections and information I needed as an aspiring entrepreneur
However, personally, my favourite part about Ignite was the people. I felt very inspired by everyone around me and felt safe to test my business idea in a supportive environment
Camila gallo, binki
The experience of participating in Ignite was incredible. Thanks to it, my co-founder and I could visualize how to turn our business idea into a real project. Today our Startup is a company with a lot of future projections.
Francesco vitale, vmx
A friendly and inspiring environment where you can actually start getting the work done and build your dream future. What else could you ask for?!
Vasilissa jääskeläinen, safe room
The program gave me the tools, connections and information I needed as an aspiring entrepreneur
However, personally, my favourite part about Ignite was the people. I felt very inspired by everyone around me and felt safe to test my business idea in a supportive environment
Christina Ivanova, Noms
"Most of all, Ignite allowed me to focus my undivided attention on one entrepreneurial venture - something, that is difficult in today's distracted world. Together with mentoring sessions and workshops it gave me a kickstart to building my own startup."
Jaakko Ingraenus, Seeson
"100% best way to spend your summer. Ignite teaches you all fundamentals of founding a successful startup. New like-minded friends and fun activities are the icing on the cake"
Yannic Kluthe, perspect
"Ignite provides you with the perfect set of tools to start your journey as an entrepreneur. I especially valued the broad variety of experts that help you throughout the program and being able to exchange ideas with other founders in the batch"
Camila gallo, binki
The experience of participating in Ignite was incredible. Thanks to it, my co-founder and I could visualize how to turn our business idea into a real project. Today our Startup is a company with a lot of future projections.
Francesco vitale, vmx
A friendly and inspiring environment where you can actually start getting the work done and build your dream future. What else could you ask for?!
Vasilissa jääskeläinen, safe room
The program gave me the tools, connections and information I needed as an aspiring entrepreneur
However, personally, my favourite part about Ignite was the people. I felt very inspired by everyone around me and felt safe to test my business idea in a supportive environment
Camila gallo, binki
The experience of participating in Ignite was incredible. Thanks to it, my co-founder and I could visualize how to turn our business idea into a real project. Today our Startup is a company with a lot of future projections.
Francesco vitale, vmx
A friendly and inspiring environment where you can actually start getting the work done and build your dream future. What else could you ask for?!
Vasilissa jääskeläinen, safe room
The program gave me the tools, connections and information I needed as an aspiring entrepreneur
However, personally, my favourite part about Ignite was the people. I felt very inspired by everyone around me and felt safe to test my business idea in a supportive environment