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Hooray! We are celebrating our 10-year anniversary in 2023! The celebrations will be themed around the future of arts.

Creative Demo Day

Aalto Digital Creatives and Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programs join forces for a demo day pitch event to highlight creative industry business ideas.

Aalto Digital Creatives and Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programs culminate in a joint Creative Demo Day event held on 25 May 2023 in Musiikkitalo, Helsinki. Participants from the spring programs pitch their business ideas to the public and receive feedback from a jury of creative industry experts.

Aalto Digital Creatives and Uniarts Hub creative industry pre-incubators are supported by the City of Helsinki and are a part of Helsinki-based higher education institutions’ campus incubators network.

Prior to Creative Demo Day, AGMA Agents and Managers in the Creative Industries host their own ‘Hei, me välitetään!’ seminar for creative industry agents and managers, and those interested in the field. AGMA’s seminar addresses current issues related to international business. AGMA’s event is in Finnish. Learn more about the event.


13.00 Welcome
13.15 Erja Lyytinen, entrepreneur, award-winning guitarist
13.40 Presenting the jury and the participants’ pitches
15.00–15.15 Break
16.45 Closing words

In the jury: Helene Auramo, Prönö, Juha Järvinen, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, and Taina Seitsara, Business Helsinki. The pitching section will be moderated by Elsa Ervasti.

Uniarts Hub – next application period in June 2023

Uniarts Hub is a pre-incubator program that aims to support entrepreneurship in the creative sector and arts industries. The program offers a clear info package on different possibilities of entrepreneurship in creative industries as well as support in developing the participants’ own business ideas.

The pre-incubator program runs twice a year and the next call for applications will open in early June 2023. The next batch starts in September 2023. Read more about Uniarts Hub.

Aalto Digital Creatives

The Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator program aims to help creative industry students, researchers and practitioners on their path towards entrepreneurship. The program focuses on projects where creativity meets latest technology. Aalto Digital Creatives program is coordinated by Aalto Startup Center and Aalto Studios.

More information about the event


25.5.2023 at 13:00 – 17:00


Helsinki Music Centre’s Ground Foyer

Mannerheimintie 13a

00100 Helsinki

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