FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Tampere finally has its own startup house and it is called Platform 6! Yes! It’s happening! Tribe is serving serve as the community operator in the house. 

Platform6 is a house of collaboration for the whole startup community in the Tampere region. There are five floors upon the ground and two under it totalling 5000 square meters 

House is just next to Tullintori on the railroad and university side at Åkerlundinkatu 8.

5th floor – Tribe Tampere will manage the 5th floor for startup community operations. Fifth floor will be a high quality co-working space during the day and an event venue for house residents and members by night. 

Tribe Tampere will host a community program, which entitles to an open access to use the 5th floor. Other than Tribe community program or membership of the house, the floor is accessible for visiting by joining an open event organized in the place or an invitation from a member of the place.

More about the community program here soon!

3rd and 4th floor – Tampere Startup Hub oy is the responsible operator for renting space for startup companies in Platform6’ 3rd and 4th floors. 

The office coworking place here is accessible to startup companies who can apply for the place at www.startuphub.fi

The 2nd floor will be used by startup incubator programs and other service providers for entrepreneurs and is operated by the city of Tampere. These include for example: 

Red Brick acceleration program 

Tampere Game Incubator 

and many others

The 2nd floor is open for all the members of the incubator, and other programs or services hosted in the floor.

The first floor will include a completely open area for curious people to walk in and experience startup life. The floor will be open for everybody who is interested in entrepreneurship and want to come to talk, work, check the activities or host their own activities on the floor. More info coming soon

Timeline of Platform6 atm (9.10.2020) is

  • The 3rd and 4th floor company spaces opened for residents 1st October 2020
  • The 5th floor will open by 21st October 2020
  • The 1st floor will open by 1st December 2020

Steering group of Platform6 will lead the development and agree on the guidelines of the houses usage.

It is headed by the city of Tampere and also includes Business Tampere, Tampere Startup Hub and Tribe Tampere to enhance the collaboration and coordinate the actions.

On behalf on Tribe Tampere we have ability to propose areas and initiatives of ecosystem and community level collaboration (contact via Tribe Tampere contact persons Juho Mäkinen, Michelle Goh, Mirella Mellonmaa and Petteri Kiuru)

Check out our community page and also platform6 web page.

Participate in interior design of Platform 6’s fifth floor on behalf of Tribe Tampere, check the short intro to building project here and apply here.

Media attention (in Finnish)