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Be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripple for change.

Take a look at some of our supportive activites that are linked here. If you have an idea, you can always turn to these activities to get support.

It connects the next generation of entrepreneurs with mentors and annually 50 startups compete for 5000€ main prize.

If you have an already existing idea but are unsure of where to go next, join the accelerator and we will help you validate the idea and guide you forward in the process.

Why Us

How we do it

Idea generation

We create multiple events throughout the year where you can get inspired, learn more about a certain topic, and find the motivation to develop your idea further. These events are free of charge and take place 2 times a year.

Road to *ship

Creating the MVP and Testing the idea

During the Road to *ship  accelerator, you can test and validate your idea with our help. You will have the chance to meet experts who can support your development further. Furthermore, we will also help you create tangible products that can be used for testing.

*ship Startup Festival

Pitching for grateness

At *ship, you will get the chance to get further assistance from experts and also to pitch your idea in front of investors. The winner of the Pitch Captain Competition is awarded 5000 Euros.


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About Us

Who we are

At Patteri ES our main goal is to support entrepreneurs within the Kymmenlaakso Region. We support individuals and teams at the early stage level. If you have an idea but are not sure how to develop it, send us a message.

We are the decisive factor behind your success.

Throughout the activities, you get help and access to a wide network of professionals who operate in different nations. With the different events, you will be able to learn about concepts that will further support your development.

Our team consists of volunteers and dedicated individuals who are ready to “make things happen”. If you want to join the team send us an email at or reach out via the contact form.

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Our partners

We would like to concentrate on any activity that has a positive impact on society and provides the young generation with more chances and opportunities for professional growth and job creation. *ship does exactly that!
Working with *ship Startup Festival has been a very rewarding!
Patteri has been able to provide insights into the minds of the entrepreneurial students and has helped co-develop programs by providing a communication channel into the peer-to-peer student community.
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