Corporate & startup collaboration

Startups at your service

Helsinki Business Hub’s services for corporate – startup collaboration

HBH corporate – startup collaboration service gives you easy access to the most relevant and innovative teams in Finland. We’ve joined forces with a select group of players that know the local ecosystem and have a proven track record of making magic happen between large companies and startups.

The one thing that will increase your odds, is to engage with experts that have an intimate knowledge of the local startup scene and who are focused on corporate – startup collaboration with a proven track record of success.

Here’s how it works

  1. Let us get to know you. Are you scouting for startups, universities or companies to partner with? Do you want to do r&d ideation with specific experts? Looking for the best facilitators in open innovation models and practices?
  2. Make wise decisions. Based on your business model and your criteria, we will provide information whether it is about an industry or specific niches. Additionally, we’ll introduce you to the 3-5 most relevant players who could help you on your journey.
  3. Come for a visit. The best way to understand the ecosystem is to see it for yourself. We’ll be there to make sure that it will be unforgettable experience.
  4. Moving things forward. Treat us as your personal agents in getting most of the after-visit follow up. We’ll do our best to make sure that the dialogue continues between you and the companies you are most interested in.
  5. Beginning of a beautiful friendship. Our dream is to create best partnerships between international corporations and Finnish companies. Let’s make that happen.

Who is this for

We are looking for corporations who have open innovation as part of their genes, who have a dedicated team handling company partners and startups and who understand that success is only possible collaboration with startup community.

Time frame

From 2 days to less than 30 days if needed. Our connections to the key players in startup community enable us to do introductions in 1-2 days. If you are planning a visit to Finland, we’ve had a big corporation coming to Finland to scout for startups in less than a month from our first conversation together.

Our experts on Corporate & startup collaboration