10-Week Sprint

Turbiini 10-Week Sprint is aimed at individuals (searching for a team), entrepreneurs and students who are looking for an opportunity to make their ideas happen, turn them into a venture or get exposed to hands-on design, business or developer activities as a team member.


Throughout the intensive Sprint in Spring 2018, you will learn how to apply systematic methods to possibly build a repeatable and scalable business with an emphasis of understanding the customers and users. In addition you will grasp Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship approaches and principles.


In the upcoming batch we now seek for, especially, individuals and teams that have a VR/AR or gaming related passion and ideas and who want to expand their skills related, to these new exciting fields. If you study design, culture, 3D animation or other creative degree programme, we are highly interested to get you attend the 10-Week Sprint!

A Call for Ideators!

For Individuals and Entrepreneurs

As a participant, you can benefit in the following ways. Firstly, build up a new Sprint Project based on your idea and gather a team around it. Secondly, if you don’t want to take the full ownership, but you want to be part of a core team bringing your expertise into it, you can join an existing team, that already has a business idea.

For Students

As a student, you can benefit in various ways. Firstly, you can earn credits from the Entrepreneurship or Elective course (10 ECT). Secondly, it is possible to write your thesis during the Sprint when you base thesis on a 10-Week Sprint (15 ECT). Lastly, if other aforementioned options have been completed, you can get great work-life experience while building a startup as a founder or team member (15 ECT / 3 months).

The Content


  • 22.8.2018 – Application closes
  • 5.9.2018 – Sprint starts
  • 8.11.2018 – Sprint ends


  • 3 months
  • 10 teams
  • 8 training days
  • 10 1-to-1 meetings


  • Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship
  • Problem-Solution Fit / Product-Market Fit
  • Customer Discovery / Interviews
  • Intro to Prototyping
  • Facebook Ads
  • Shareholders’ Agreement and Funding Instruments
  • Pitching
  • Season Finale

Is Your Big Idea Worth Pursuing?

Tell us some basics about yourself via form below and indicate whether you are a student, individual or entrepreneur looking to make your own idea happen, to join an existing team or build a new team.

Let us know: 1) describe shortly your business idea 2) what kind of skill-set you can bring into table? What are your skills, knowledge, passion and/or past experiences. or 3) what type of team members you are looking for: the current needs of the your business idea, case or project.

Please note that people will be chosen to the teams based on the team needs and the applicants’ attributes. A maximum of 10 teams will be built. Lastly, be prepared to sign an NDA (non-disclosure agreement) with the team that you want to work with.

If you have any questions about the 10-Week Sprint, please contact Hannes Jesar / Turbiini Accelerator via email: hannes@turbiini.net

The 10-Week Sprint is an accelerator platform of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences organised by Turbiini Accelerator and it is meant to serve all students regardless of their university background and any entrepreneurial individual or teams. The 10-Week Sprint takes place indifferent locations in Helsinki Metropolitan Area.

Apply Now!

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” – Adapted from Alice in Wonderland