Kasvu Open Gaselli Award

Kasvu Open with its partners is about to grant the Kasvu Open Gaselli Award for the first time. The winners of this award, ten Finnish companies with the most promising prospects for growth, will be taken to Silicon Valley for five days in January 2017. 

Think Big!

  • Networking with the most promising growth companies in Finland
  • Tailor-made business meetings with local investors in Silicon Valley
  • Networking with the partners of Kasvu Open Gaselli Award
  • Build new partnerships
  • The Kasvu Open Gaselli Award journey will be fun!

What is Kasvu Open Gaselli Award?

The winners of Kasvu Open Gaselli Award were selected from the 80 Kasvu Open finalists, who are top-tier growth-oriented participants from different industries and from various parts of Finland. Five best companies will receive this trip free of charge and the other five will be offered the same trip at a heavily discounted rate.

The winners are Paptic, Opti Automation, Aurelia Turbines, Applicado and TreLab. Companies which will have the opportunity to join the trip for a discounted rate are Flexound Systems, Treamer, Bluet, NMR SOlutions and Sniffie Software.

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More information about Kasvu Open Gaselli Award

"Be bold, be brave and don’t quit"

Kasvu Open Gaselli Award journey will take place from January 24th-28th, 2017 in Silicon Valley. During this trip, these companies will receive a tailor-made schedule for their growth plans, opportunities to network with local investors and entrepreneurs and intensive sparring from top experts. The programme of the trip will be built  together with participating companies. Boardman and Nasdaq provide their support in order to help the participants meet contacts who are ready to invest their time and resources to help growthminded Finnish companies make the leap into the international markets.

Who will participate?

The winners of the award, the best five companies, will receive this trip free of charge and the other five will be offered the same trip at a heavily discounted rate. The winners of the award are: Paptic, Opti Automation, Aurelia Turbines, Applicado and TreLab. The other five companies are Flexound Systems, Treamer, Bluet, NMR Solutions and Sniffie Software.

In our view, the Kasvu Open Gaselli Award should be within everyone's reach. This is why the partners of the Kasvu Open Gaselli Award decided to book five extra seats on the plane to make it possible for others to attend the journey to Silicon Valley. The Gaselli Award journey and its partners help you open doors that are heavy to open on one's own.

"It's ok to share"

The partners of the high-quality Gaselli Award journey are Nasdaq, Finnair, Boardman 2020, EastConsulting, KPMG, Sherpa and Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences. The companies participating in the journey will be provided with, for example, tailor-made business meetings with local investors. Boardman and Nasdaq provide their support in order to help the participants meet contacts who are ready to invest their time and resources to help growthminded Finnish companies make the leap into the international markets. The companies will also gain visibility on Nasdaq's video screen on Times Square in New York. The Kasvu Open Gaselli Award is produced by Kasvun Roihu Oy.

For more information, please visit
roihu.com/event/the-kasvu-open-gaselli-award/

Contact us:

Helmsman Härkönen
Matti Härkönen
CEO Kasvun Roihu Ltd.
040 578 2688
matti.harkonen@roihu.com

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Anna-Mari Blek
Sales assistant Kasvun Roihu Ltd.
040 757 6434
anna-mari.blek@roihu.com

“Our role is to enable the internationalisation plans of growth-oriented companies. By being a part of the Kasvu Open Gaselli Award team we want to make sure that any new ideas created in Silicon Valley in January will be refined into international revenue as effortlessly as possible.” Jonne Pöyhtäri, Managing Director, East Consulting. ​