The 2021 Finland’s “Most Startup – Friendly Company” Award is Underway!
Tribe Tampere has announced that the 2021 Finland’s “Most Startup – Friendly Company” award is now underway. This annual award aims to create broader recognition for the exceptional achievements of large corporations in Finland regarding their collaborations with startup companies to improve competitiveness and innovations in their respective business fields. Tribe Tampere believes that this award will inspire and stimulate more collaborations between larger corporations and startup companies.
Selection criteria for the award is strong startup attitude and action in several areas, including but not limited to the ecosystem support, startup collaboration, and internal actions. This year the emphasize is on the companies’ actions that have been carried out to tackle challenges during the pandemic and its unprecedented consequences to the world around us.
The finalists of last year’s award were Stora Enso, Fortum, Nordea, and Konecranes. Stora Enso was announced as the winner during the Alihankinta Subcontracting Trade Fair 2020.
This year’s award will be announced and presented during Tampere Smart City Week at the brand-new Tampere Deck Arena on February 1st, 2022.
To participate in the competition for the award, companies can use this link to submit their information. The deadline for entry is November 30th, 2021.
About Tribe Tampere
Tribe Tampere is a community consisting of people dedicated to serve Tampere startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are operated partly on a voluntary basis and act as a platform for new ideas to develop the startup ecosystem in Tampere. Our mission is to serve the local startup ecosystem by uniting startups, talents and organisations to take actions and build a thriving startup community – together!