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sTARTUp Day 2022 will return as an epic summer festival

While we hoped to meet everyone already in January, we have to wait a bit longer this year. In light of the new Covid restrictions on indoor events, we have decided to move sTARTUp Day 2022 to late summer. So...
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Time to join sTARTUp Day 2022 pitching contest with a prize pool of over €350k

We are calling all startups to apply for the sTARTUp Pitching competition. This is your chance to shine on the...
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Volunteering at sTARTUp Day ‒ high energy, awesome people and new skills

What does it feel like to be part of the team organizing sTARTUp Day and experience the creative chaos behind...
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Martin Vares – the Estonian Young Entrepreneur of 2021!

Martin Vares is the CEO and co-founder of Fractory, a cloud manufacturing company connecting engineers to potential production capacity through...
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We’re ready, are you? The 6th sTARTUp Day season has officially kicked off!

While the emotions from sTARTUp Day 2021 are still high in the air, it’s time to kick off the next...
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Politicians debate at sTARTUp Day – The way forward for a startup nation

On August 27, politicians from major Estonian parties debated on the topic "The Way Forward for a Startup Nation" at...
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Overview and numbers of sTARTUp Day 2021 – a crazy journey that ended with a summerfest!

sTARTUp Day 2021 was definitely a one-of-a-kind event. After 18 months of organization and prepping, the startup community gathered in...
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sTARTUp Day 2021 survival guide: how to have the time of your life

To become a true hero and take everything there is to take at sTARTUp Day, come prepared. We believe in...
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How to deal with lawyers in a time of innovation

Whereas laws and legal practice might seem rather stoic, recent years have started to challenge that thought. Globalization and technological...
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The Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Seedcamp, Co-Founder of Synctuition and many more – the program is unveiled!

Awesome news! The program of sTARTUp Day 2021 is here! On 25–27 of August, the Estonian National Museum in Tartu...
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Let's break a world record!

As we are all about keeping sTARTUp Day fresh and full of surprises, we will be attempting to break the...
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Ede and Sten Tamkivi – fearlessly breaking stereotypes

Both women and men, entrepreneurs and employees in startups and large corporations, are trying to find and improve work-life balance....
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Wrapping up the startup year 2020

This year has been unpredictable, challenging, and demanding for all of us. You could even say that the everyday life...
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sTARTUp Day 2021 will take place in August as an epic summerfest!

Hey, all of our amazing startups, investors, executives and heroes! Until now, we have been going forward with a hybrid...
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Evelin Uibokand: "The task of crisis managers is to give people a sense of security"

Evelin Uibokand is the crisis management coordinator of the Tartu City Government. Her tasks are to organize the work of...
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Get to know the speakers of sTARTUp Day 2021 – world-class experts with alter egos you wouldn't believe!

There are less than two months left until the end of the year. And probably there are quite a few...
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Andrus Ansip: “Estonia has the opportunity to make digital identity more user-friendly.”

On November 4, the representatives of the European Parliament and the founders and CEOs of Tartu startups gathered at SPARK...
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10 Startup Terms You Need to Know for sTARTUp Day

Estonia is among the three best countries in Europe to start your startup. The favorable business climate has been creating...
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Metallica did not break Tartu!

At sTARTUp Day, the largest business festival in the Baltics, Tartu's Smart City presented data that was collected during the...
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sTARTUp Day 2020 in numbers - a record year!

Baltics’ biggest business festival sTARTUp Day took place for the 4th time on 29-31 January in UT Sports Hall in...
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Your Survival Guide to sTARTUp Day 2020

You know what makes hacking sTARTUp Day easy? Coming prepared. Check this list and you have all the information needed...
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State-owned energy company Eesti Energia is collaborating with startups

Eesti Energia is one of the partners of sTARTUp Day and is represented at the festival both in the demo...
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TOP 32 teams of sTARTUp Pitching 2020

sTARTUp Pitching is the official pitching competition of sTARTUp Day. In 2020, 248 teams from 30 different countries applied and...
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Head organizer of sTARTUp Day Marili Vihmann: “If I can’t do it anymore, I keep on going!”

Katrin Hinrikus and Mihkel Vetemaa started the Täitsa Pekkis podcast in 2018. They bring you stories from awesome Estonian people,...
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Throwback to 2019 sTARTUp City highlights

2019 is over and now it’s time to take a look back to everything that has happened in sTARTUp city!...
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Tartu Wall of Fame has been opened in SPARK Demo

Since the end of November, the SPARK Demo features Tartu's own Wall of Fame, which currently shows 13 outstanding startups....
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sTARTUp Day brings Fiverr and Airbnb experience to Tartu - the program is launched!

Baltics biggest business festival sTARTUp Day just launched its program of the 2020 festival on January 29-31. This year the...
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The best gift ideas from Estonian startups

Ho. Ho. Ho. What are the similarities between Christmas and sTARTUp Day? Both are getting closer and closer and bring...
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sTARTUp Day is looking for the next unicorn at the sTARTUp Pitching Competition

At the business festival sTARTUp Day 2020, startups have the opportunity to present their business idea in front of 4,000...
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The University of Tartu is ranked in the top 300 in Business and Economics according to the newest Times Higher Education rankings

The University of Tartu’s ranking has risen in the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings! The University of Tartu is ranked...
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30 speakers have joined sTARTUp Day – find out who!

As sTARTUp Day 2020 is getting closer, its schedule is being filled with more and more awesome speakers. Here are...
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sTARTUp Day idea founder Andres Kuusik leaves footprints to Tartu Pioneers' Alley

This year Andres Kuusik, sTARTUp Day idea founder, was added to Tartu Pioneers' Alley. The purpose of the alley is...
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Kicking Off the Program of sTARTUp Day 2020

New season means new beginnings! As sTARTUp Day is the most innovative festival in Estonia, we aim to keep our...
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Swedbank Has Stepped Into the Co-Organizers Circle

We have some great news – Swedbank is now one of the 9 co-organizers of sTARTUp Day! 
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First Speakers Revealed: Hermione Way and Marvin Liao will join at sTARTUp Day 2020!

It’s that time of the year again – we’re going to reveal the very first speakers of sTARTUp Day 2020....
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Must-Attend Startup and Business Events in the Region

There is an abundance of startup and business events popping up all across Europe throughout the year. Choosing which ones...
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UX Tartu 2019 presents: Cleveron — helping people save time through innovation

On this Thursday, 18th of April, the event UX Tartu will take place for the third time already! UX Tartu...
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Day 2 done & some changes in the program

We had an amazing second day of the festival – many many many super inspirational keynotes, panels, surprises rolled out...
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The Festival has kicked off & ex-Tinder Hermione Way canceled

Now we can proudly say that Day 1 of sTARTUp Day is done!
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Future unicorns hit the stage in sTARTUp Pitching finals

sTARTUp Pitching has reached to its finals where the jury has chosen 21 teams to participate in. Almost 250 startups...
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