Hacking Tekes: A Definite Guide for Public Funding in Finland


Sergey Gerasimenko


Sergey is a co-founder and the Chief Product Officer at CBTec. Originally from the south of Russia, Sergey has a background in computer science and engineering and is passionate about great user experience. Prior to CBTec, Sergey worked at Nokia where he managed software projects for N900 and N9 and helped developing one of first home automation systems. He graduated with Master Degree from Helsinki University of Technology where he studied Mobile Computing and with Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering from South Federal University in Russia. He loves sculpting, outdoors activities such as biking and hiking, and considers videogames and graphical novels a new form of art.


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Did you find yourself in Finland and have an idea for the next blockbuster application? You are lucky, you are in one of the best countries.

Turns out Finland has a great public support system. Many famous companies, such as Rovio, Supercell and Rovio has used it to create their first hits. You can do it it. 

This course covers all public funding mechanism in Finland, and concentrates in depth on Tekes application. You will learn how to:

  • Crystallize your idea
  • Make it compatible with Need, Action, Benefit, Cost structure
  • Create a Project plan, even if you never did project management
  • Make a business plan and cash flow estimate
  • Present your application successfully
  • Submit cost report and project status updates

As a course participant you will also get access to template files for Project plan, Work Breakdown, Cost and Cashflow plans.

Course starts on 1st of January, and each new chapter will be released on a weekly basis. Enrol now and join discussion.

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