Å Pitch

International Startup Competition on the River Aura

A dozen exciting startups will be pitching their ideas on Jakke River Ferry on Tuesday 22.5. at 15.45-19.00. We will be sailing back and forth on the Aura river in the hart of Turku, announcing the winner at the end of the trip.

The ferry departs and returns to the guest harbor at Läntinen Rantakatu 57, 20100 Turku. Please be there in time, the ferry departs exactly at 16:00!

The tree best pitches will sail away with prizes, the champion with the 1st prize of 6000 €.

There are snacks and drinks available and loads of good company of course! In case of bad weather the ferry has retractable roof and heaters and in a really bad weather the event will be moved to Forum Marinum. Please dress accordingly.


15.30-16.00 Boarding
16.00 The ferry departs from the guest harbor
16.00-16.15 Welcome
16.15-17.00 First 6 pitches
17.00-17.15 Break
17.15-18.00 Remaining 6 pitches
18.00-18.30 The judges deliberate on the winners
18.30 The winners are announced
19.00 The ferry returns to the guest harbor


Sign up to the free of charge event here 17.5. at the latest.

The Captain of this cruise is Turku Science Park Ltd and the event is sponsored by The City of Turku, Turku Tehcnology Properties, Turun Yrittäjien Säätiö and Turun Yrittäjät.