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The Coolest Stage at sTARTUp Day 2017 - the UT IdeaLab Pitching Stage

The IdeaLab of the University of Tartu, which has 1 of the 4 sTARTUp Day 2017 stages, will host a series of pitching competitions. On the UT IdeaLab stage, we will see and hear first-class business idea pitches by students and by the best startups from Estonia, the Baltic States and the Nordic region, science-based spin-off companies and teams from pre-incubation programs. The best teams will be awarded prizes and financing. 

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The sTARTUp Day Seminars at the Elisa Seminar Area

In addition to listening to talks and discussions, we wanted sTARTUp Day attendees to learn something practical as well. That’s why, there will be 12 hands-on seminars and workshops, conducted by experienced entrepreneurs and world-class specialists. There are two seminar rooms at Elisa Seminar Area - both of them have room for 50-60 people only. So you'd better get your spot before it's too late!

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The Demo Area Heroes at startup day 2017

One of the coolest things about sTARTUp Day business festival is that there is a lot going on. Whether you are interested in the various keynote tracks, seminars, workshops or you are planning to network and use the matchmaking area to make deals and new connections - everyone will get what their heart desires. But there is more - the coolest new startups are going to showcase new innovations and will be doing demos of their products and services! 

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Peter Kentie Offers Tartu The Smartu Brand

Peter Kentie managed to get into people's hearts by introducing the overly popular "Just Estonishing" campaign with the easily used -est concept. As a big fan on Estonia and being a marketing genius that he is, the Dutchman now offers a concept for Tartu - Smartu. 

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For 3 days, sTARTUp Day 2017 will turn Tartu into the busiest place in Europe

sTARTUp Day 2017 is a busy day fulfilled with motivation and inspiration to all guests. The business festival will be packed with an exciting program from early in the morning until late in the night. The guests will be able to enjoy world-class keynote tracks, pitches by the best new early-stage startups, demos of the coolest innovations and so much more. So one thing is sure – this will be the most exciting day for startups and businesses on so many levels!

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Andrus Viirg: If you want something done, do it yourself!

Getting investors in Silicon Valley interested in one country's startups is not an easy job. Why would they care? It turns out they do care and for this, we have to thank one tireless representative of Enterprise Estonia in Silicon Valley - Andrus Viirg. 

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7 reasons why you should attend sTARTUp Day 2017

Last year, we held the sTARTUp Day business festival for the first time. With almost 3000 participants and 45 speakers from all over the world, the first-time event exceeded all the expectations and became the biggest business festival in the Baltic States.

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The biggest business festival in Estonia sTARTUp Day – From Zero to Hero!

The idea for sTARTUp Day was born just a year ago. Now we can proudly say that we are the biggest business festival not only in Estonia, but in the Baltic States! sTARTUp Day 2016 had 2800 enthusiastic participants, 60 amazing speakers and thousands of exiting ideas. And we are going to do it again on the 8th of December. It’s going to be HUGE!
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