November 1, 2017

A cost pool or a gold mine? This is how sales-oriented customer service is born

Beep beep. “Hello, how may I help you?” “Hi, I’m calling concerning a change in my address. I wonder if our address in Porvoo has already been updated to you?” “Yes, I can see here the newest information, Kirkkokatu two. This thing is alright then. Thank you and have a good day!” “Thanks, you too!”…

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October 26, 2017

Global transition happens through little paths

We have many possibilities to be more conscious consumers. Today more than ever. With our food, with our housing and when being mobile. MaaS and electric vehicles are coming. We hear about new inventions basically every week. And this is awesome. Because we really do need these new solutions for our planet if we want…

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October 25, 2017

Analogization is coming, are you ready?

Digital me, digital you When I started my career as an entrepreneur couple of years ago I quickly learned that the hip word of business world was digi. Diginative, digital marketing, digital revolution, digital digi… Digitalization seemed to be the direction where everybody was moving and were willing to give up all of themselves for,…

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October 24, 2017

What is future mobility made of?

European Union is preparing legislation to fulfil the obligations of Paris’ climate change agreement and to realize ambitious emission goals by 2030. Since road traffic is a remarkable cause for greenhouse gas emissions, there are and will be own legislation-based goals and obligations for motoring. For example, according to the operative agreement, the average greenhouse…

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October 23, 2017

Unveiling the mystery of MaaS

“A good life is no longer achieved by simply producing more and more goods. How do we move to a circular economy, in which consumption is based on using services – sharing, renting and recycling – instead of owning things?” – Sitra 2017 In less than 15 years, digitalization has revolutionized the ways of human…

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October 19, 2017

Entrepreneurship: what does it take?

Do I have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? What kind of characteristics should I have to become one? Everything depends on the kind of business you want to be in. Different people build different companies: strong personalities with a clear vision create different organizations than people who are more inclined to trust others…

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October 14, 2017

Step in, you might even get inspired

Student, I’m warning you: By implementing matters discussed in this post, you might get several new good ideas, meet great new people, and in the best-case scenario, create yourself new opportunities already during your studies. If you want to take the risk, keep reading. The most important thing is to participate, be involved, and actively…

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October 13, 2017

Next Kahoot! will come from Jyväskylä!

How many startups made the liftoff with their first idea? Eh, none, 0, zip, no one, I think. Kahoot!? It is a platform that makes learning fun. Many of you probably have used it already? Its’ free and comes with quizzes organized by teachers. It proves that classroom learning can actually be fun. Kahoot! comes…

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October 8, 2017

Gain practical experience & study credits by taking part in Spotlight and other entrepreneurship related events

The University of Jyväskylä is a strong, multidisciplinary university that educates experts in various fields. However, the degree as such, does not necessary anymore communicate the know-how and skills that the student has accumulated during his or her studies, especially in the so-called generalist fields. Thus, it is ever more important to learn how to…

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September 25, 2017

Welcome to the entrepreneurship revolution in Jyväskylä

Revolution starts from within, nothing new begins by orders from the top. The young, and university students especially, have throughout the time been the game changers. Many remember the political enthusiasm of 1970s and students of that time. During the ‘70s, students were actively making a political revolution alongside their studies. Politics were then driven…

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