SAMK business incubator entity called Yrityskiihdyttämö, the Enterprise Accelerator, offers a wide range of services for start-ups, including financial services for new entrepreneurs. SAMK mentors give advice for new entrepreneurs on how to draft a business plan or a market analysis. SAMK invests in students’ companies and in companies in Satakunta region in general.
Sales to corporate customers have been a part of Jaana Mustonen´s work almost during her whole career. The studies in Business Management and Entrepreneurship Master programme have been directly beneficial in her duties.
The state of emergency has affected business very negatively, but ‘every cloud has a silver lining’. The business idea of telemedicine service, operated by Ollipekka Kivini (31) since the autumn, has had great demand.
Internet giants are pushing prices down, people are increasingly moving to urban centers, consumers are speding more and more time online, and, with artificial intelligence, you feel you will soon be left with peanuts…Do these fears sound familiar? Well, you’re not the only one. Brick-and-mortar stores have been dealing with these challenges for a while already. Is there anything that could be done?
SAMK’s enterprise accelerator awarded enterprise accelerator enterprises at its entrepreneurial day. The enterprise accelerator enterprise of the year 2018 is Helene Kynäsniemi’s Kotihoito (Home Care) Otso Oy. Earlier this year, also the limit of 300 accelerator enterprises was broken. The 300th accelerator enterprise is Jaakko Soukainen’s ProSecure Vartiointipalvelut (Security Services) Oy.
Ibrahim Khalil from Bangladesh wanted an international degree after the upper secondary school. He moved to Finland and studied at the degree programme of International Business at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences. After graduation he moved to Espoo and established a restaurant in 2014.
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The panel was impressed by Lehtonen’s growth into entrepreneurship, his passion and the regional and national image effect of the enterprise.
The first entrepreneur from the SAMK's Enterprise Accelerator Kalle Vuorio thinks that it is possible to keep up with development, but it means a lot of work. He started to work in his father’s company when he was on the seventh grade. In the morning he jumped into his father’s car and they went to work.
SAMK and other agencies in Satakunta have been active in developing entrepreneurship education since the late 1990’s. SAMK is introducing now a new Finnish-language Entrepreneur’s Degree Programme