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May 27, 2016

Victor Cheng of HK EduCity, Henry Lin and Kevin Yeung of Education Bureau paid a visit to xEdu to get familiar with the accelerator program and meeting the teams. It is important for the teams to understand the very different learning environment they have to face in A...

May 24, 2016

NowTV from Hong Kong visited Finland during spring to find out what is behind the success of Finnish education. (Link to document https://youtu.be/cCGqaQ2HOu8) One of the persons interviewed in the show was my son Arni presenting his self made gadgets. My message as a...

May 22, 2016

Spending time at the Vertical accelerator offices is a great way to see what is new and trending in the startup health care sector in Finland, in Vertical terms, health care means health and happiness ideas. There are a number of progressive companies with great ideas...

May 18, 2016

Giving overview of the general market place in China and SE Asia to some of the startup teams presently involved in the xEdu accelerator on the Helsinki university campus. Lots of great ideas and solutions being polished by the teams now almost at the end of their prog...

May 18, 2016

 

Polkuni sign an agreement to work together with Ace EdVenture, in a number of areas, but starting with their new RPG Chemistry game, the first of its kind in the world. The name of the new game is ChemCaper, anyone who has ever tried to grasp the big picture of Chemis...

May 14, 2016

Slush Tokyo day 2:

Case social and environmental returns for investments: Sometimes it is hard for investors to see the return of investment measured in something else than money. My question is if the only motive is to make money why should a startup accept it. I see o...

May 13, 2016

Few themes of the day at Slush Tokyo 2016 with my brother Pekka (P-P):

Case1 Culture change: One of the few Japanese female entrepreneurs Mari Murata, founder of iemo. College drop out who established a company while being home with her child and felt bored. Later she j...

May 12, 2016

It's all about the culture. Here in Tokyo it somehow becomes very concrete. Japanese had a culture when we still hit each other with wooden sticks in Finland. Startup culture also needs its time to develop. It's sharing and reflecting ideas for bigger purposes in life...

May 9, 2016

Flight connection between Hong Kong and Helsinki is better than ever. Finnair just introduced a new Airbus 350-900 into the direct route. Combination of Finnish pilots and Hong Kong crew work like a clock. Late evening departure gives you the full day to work on both e...

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