IdeaLab starts spring season with a STORM!
The headliner of Idea Storm is the co-founder and CEO of Mooncascade Asko Seeba - a man who has also played a part in Skype’s development and has created Estonia’s fastest growing software company. Also Eda Vallimäe will share her story of starting their project Senior Gym, gratuating from IdeaLab’s STARTER program and being in Ajujaht TOP 30 now. Inspirational boost guaranteed for sure!
In the second half of the event a discussion will take place in a world café format. The participants will divide into tables of their own choosing, which will be helmed by founders of various businesses such as Sprayprinter, ESTCube, Wisemile, SportID, PsychoBus, Your Design Works, FeelingStream and 1oT Mobi. Discussion topics vary from design to space technology and from sharing economy to environmental protection – something intriguing for everyone!
Generators of the idea TrunkDrive, moderated by Harri Tallinn
According to Braien Mekleš, participating in Idea Storm in last September gave his everyday life a real boost – with the support of Pärnu’s IdeaLab he built up he’s very own business idea called Rascalteeth. “Idea Storm is one of those events where you step through the door and the air is thick of precious take-aways,” he says. Rascalteeth, led by Braien, made it to the TOP 10 finalists at Kaleidoskoop business and project ideas competition that took place during sTARTUp Day 2016 business festival last December.
Braien pitching at Idea Storm
This inspirational event is also a kick-off for IdeaLab’s spring season: right after Idea Storm the new STARTER program will begin! STARTER is a semester long program consisting of interactive seminars, practical workshops and individual consultation sessions, aiming to help students turn their ideas into reality.
All IdeaLab events, including Idea Storm, are open for everyone who are interested in obtaining skills and knowledge about turning their ideas into a real business model – no former experience is needed! Keep yourself posted with IdeaLab’s event calendar and be sure to check in on our Facebook page!
STARTER program is funded by European Social Fund.
Two student teams have been selected to represent University of Tartu in NGAL® business development program!
Kaleidoskoop winners pitched their ideas standing waist deep in the ice-cold water!
Festera and Tritsu, winner teams of last yeas’s business ideas competition Kaleidoskoop, pitched their business ideas at the international start-up event Polar Bear Pitching in Oulu, Finland. The event took place already for third time and there’s a specific aspect that makes this event distinguish among hundreds of other similar events – during their pitch participants have to stand waist-deep in ice-cold lake water!
Idea Storm brought together 200 students brimming with ideas!
On Thursday, 16th of February around 200 students, entrepreneurs and start-up mentors gathered at Dorpat Convention Centre to generate and share ideas at the inspirational event “Idea Storm. 100 ideas that could change the world”. The discussions were held on 21 different topics, every discussion was led by an entrepreneur from particular field. Later on, the best ideas and solutions from every table were presented.