What is the event about?
Young Entrepreneurs Nordic Meetup or YENM is a 30-hour bootcamp for young entrepreneurs from Finland and Sweden to network and develop their business skills. YENM is specifically targeted at entrepreneurs in the beginning of their journey.
This year's YENM takes place in Helsinki on the 26th and 27th of November and offers inspiring speakers, useful workshops and unique chances to develop one's entrepreneurial skills.
The number of participants is limited to 30 in order to ensure a high-quality experience. The attendees are selected based on the application criteria below. A maximum of 15 entrepreneurs from Finland and 15 entrepreneurs from Sweden will be able to attend.
The event costs 50 euros per person for the selected participants and it includes meals, accommodation and transportation within the event. Swedish participants will have their travel expenses covered from and to Stockholm.
YENM is organized jointly by Federation of Finnish Enterprises (Suomen Yrittäjät), Swedish Federation of Business Owners (Företagarna Young) and the Swedish Embassy in Finland.
YENM is an exclusive once-in-a-career experience that will give your entreprenurial journey the boost it needs.
The event creates valuable peer networks among the next generation of high-performing Nordic entrepreneurs and business professionals, all that will become useful as you expand your business from the Nordics to global markets.
Who can apply?
YENM is open to participants from startups and companies representing all walks of business. The focus is on new and upcoming entrepreneurs at the beginning of their journey.
Candidates are expected to fulfill certain criteria:
The entrepreneur is less than 36 years old
The entrepreneur is a member of the Federation of Finnish Enterprises or Företagarna. Not a member? Join here or here.
The company is relatively new (the entrepreneur has been doing business full time for less than a year or two)
The company is looking to reach a certain critical mass in terms of operations and turnover
How to apply?
Apply by filling in the form (Register here) on the right side of this text by 18.10.2019
No more than 30 entrepreneurs will be selected: a maximum of 15 from Finland and 15 from Sweden
The selected participants will be notified in the middle of October.