Schedule

Please notice that in addition to these mentioned below, there will be

  • a company visit, see schedule in e-mail (on site in Lahti region)
  • teams organizes their own meetings either online or in-person to promote the solution
  • Meetings with mentors are not compulsory, but recommended. It’s also possible that only part of the team meets the mentors

    Please notice that some changes can occur

Kick Off:
October 6th from 10 am to 4 pm
On site Niemenkatu 73, Aalto auditorium in Lahti

10:00 – 10:20  Opening and Introduction to Lahti Venture Program
10:20 – 10.30 break
10:30– 11:30  Company presentations
11:30 – 12:30   Lunch break
12:30-13:00 Intro to ideation process
13:00– 14:00  Introduction to team work and business. Sina Ghazi, Board Member of PMI Finland Chapter
14:00-14:15  Break
14:15-14:30 Revealing the teams
14:30-16.00 Group discussion: Groups get to know each other, first discussion on the challenge, Group members’ expertise/contribution to the challenge.

Coaching for pitching  pre-task , deadline 16.10.2022:

COACHING FOR PITCHING – INSTRUCTIONS for individual work

Read Pitching For Life – The Book Link
The introduction explains what pitching is about. The 25 cases helps you to understand how to use pitching in different situations, at work and life. Choose the ones that are the most relevant for you.
www.pitchingforlife.com

Make a Pitch Script 60s or 3 min
Pitch Script
Link where you can share your script with Walid before 16th of October
Write down word-by-word what you will say. Use one of the templates, for example:

  • 60 Seconds Pitch > Use the “What / How / Why” Template. Tell what is your idea about, how it works, and why you are pitching it.
  • 3 Minutes Pitch > Use the “Basic Pitch Structure” Template. Tell about the different parts of your idea e.g. product/service, business model, team, and traction. (book, page 14)

Watch Inspirational Videos
There is a comprehensive list of video collection here. Something for everyone.

Walid O. El Cheikh

iam@pitchingforlife.com

+358449834855

13th of October from 4 pm to 5 pm
Meeting the mentors online in Zoom. Possibility to meet mentors and have guidance. Zoom adress in the end of the page

Online Session Intro to Pitching 17th of October at 10:00 – 12:00
Walid O.El Cheikh

Pitching home assignment:  30-90s Demo Video (Only Solution)and  3min Video Pitch. Mentoring 1on1 (by appointment with Walid)

Second Meeting: accelerating the concept
October 20, from 10 am to 3 pm
On site Mukkulankatu 19, StartHub https://www.starthub.fi/

All day session, also time for team work.

Session by Mark Poutanen and Pasi Rantanen from Start Hub. Brainstorming and  accelerating the concept. Teams present their concepts, pitch deck and calculations and get guidance and support and advice how to continue. Each team has a private 1 hour slot.

On site in Lahti, if needed also possibility to attend via Zoom online.

26th of October from 3 pm to 4 pm
Meeting the mentors online in Zoom. Possibility to meet mentors and have guidance.

Online Session Pitching Workshop + Exercises 2nd of November at 10:00 – 12:00
and optional post-task: Send final presentation videos e.g. via email or Whatsapp, receive Feedback from Walid

Third Meeting: Preliminary Idea Pitch
November 3, from 10am to 4pm
online session
10:00 – 12.00 Idea development with own team, possibility to meet online in Zoom
12.00-13.00  Lunch break
13:00 – 14:30 Private idea pitches to companies presented by teams (own teams to own company)
14:30 ‒ 16:00 Time for team workshops, mentors are available

9th of November from 9 am to 10 am
Meeting the mentors online in Zoom. Possibility to meet mentors and have guidance

17th of November

from 1 pm to 2 pm
Meeting the mentors online in Zoom. Possibility to meet mentors and have guidance.

from 2 pm to 2.30 pm
Life after LVP: short session about collaboration with business life, some opportunities and tips. You can attend in Zoom or come to room Metso (Lahti Science Park, Niemenkatu 73, 2nd floor)

Some basic information about Rotary activities, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) and how they can help you to connect with business life in Lahti area.
Pia Kuosmanen from Student union of LUT University
Mavi Villatoro, LAB student, also a rotaractor, part of international network Rotary

Duuni expo fair in February: what’s in it to me? Why should I participate?

21st of November from 5 pm to 6 pm
Meeting the mentors online in Zoom. Possibility to meet mentors and have guidance

29th of November from 9 am to 10 am
Meeting the mentors online in Zoom. Possibility to meet mentors and have guidance

Best Business Concept Competition
December 1, from 10 am to 4 pm
Niemenkatu 73, Aalto auditorium in Lahti

10:00 -10:15 Opening and presentations of the company representatives/jury 
10.15 -11.30 Presentations and feed back Teams Arcos 1, 2 and 3, NP Housukauppa 1 and  2
11.30-12.00  Break
12.00-13.00 Presentations and feed back Teams NP Housukauppa 3, Lahti Glass 1,2 and 3
13.00-14.15 Lunch Break, jury meeting
14.15-15.00 Award ceremonies, toast to the winners and to all teams



Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting URL:https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/68377031587?pwd=ckRqL2xPQTRUd3grT0h6TlUraWJmUT09
Meeting ID:683 7703 1587
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