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Kallio Law 

Kalliolaw- Attorneys at Law is a Finnish mid-size commercial law firm. It specializes in serving growing companies and corporations commencing as of the initial planning stages through IPO’s.

We serve start-up’s comprehensively relating to legal issues faced by start-up’s such as drafting various agreements, assisting with fund raising and intellectual property rights’ strategy, assisting with personnel related questions and building up  a roadmap for overall legal matters to make the start-up to achieve its goals, whether it is fund raising, exit or getting into new market area.

 

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Worldwide, we have more than 152,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 156 countries and in Finland we are over 750 professionals in 16 locations.

For start-ups KPMG equals with accessing the knowledge and expertise that will help shape and deliver strategies of the future. 
We provide our support for example within financial reporting, tax advisory, business development and internationalization.

Posted by Joe Garza about 5 hours ago

The Only List of Bogota Startup Resources You Will Ever Need

Startup ecosystems can be fragmented, competitive, and hidden to newcomers, which is detrimental for local startups and community growth. The Startup Ecosystem Canvas seeks to provide local entrepreneurs with a clear list of resources for every stage of their startup journey, and outline a basic framework for communiti... (more available)

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Posted by Paula Taas about 6 hours ago

How to Find the Perfect Startup Cofounder

"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family." As Kofi Annan put so eloquently, acquiring and sharing knowledge is key to progress. In our Roundtable Discussion Series, we've asked our network to share their personal knowledge and experience so that we, i... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza about 9 hours ago

Don't Pitch Your Startup Until You've Read This

Pitching your startup is less about simply describing what your product is or what your offering does. Rather, the art and science of pitching a startup is about captivating your audience, whether it’s your first customers or potential investors. In this blog post, we’ve gathered insights from top startup specialist... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao about 9 hours ago

The Importance of Generosity when Building an Industry

Gabe Zichermann is the leading expert on gamification – using the power of games to engage customers and build strong loyal communities. He has written four books on the subject of Gamification, his most recent book being Gamification by Design 2. Zichermann is also the founder of Gamification.co the l... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan about 10 hours ago

Want More Info on the Founder Institute? Free Startup Events Happening This Week!

The Founder Institute hosts thousands of free startup events across the globe each year, in over 100 cities across six continents. These events are designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs improve their ideas and entrepreneurial skills, all in a low-pressure environment. At Founder Institute events, you can ... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao on 2015-07-23

The Importance of Knowing Your Story

Gabe Zichermann is the leading expert on gamification – using the power of games to engage customers and build strong loyal communities. He has written four books on the subject of Gamification, his most recent book being Gamification by Design 2. Zichermann is also the founder of Gamification.co the leading publication f... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-07-22

5 Startup Fundraising Misconceptions

During our first ever #FIChat Q&A, Carter Laren, Silicon Valley Angel Investor, answered numerous questions about “How to Secure a Lead Investor.” From China to Chile to Montreal, our attendees spanned across the globe.  Amid the hundreds of questions posed, it quickly became evident that international... (more available)

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Posted by Paula Taas on 2015-07-20

How To Secure A Lead Investor

You’ve created an amazing founding team, you’ve built a brilliant product that has been gaining a lot of traction, and now you’re looking to expand your company. How do you continue to build your business? By searching for a lead investor in your next funding round. The lead investor is the first step in the p... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-07-17

Part Two: How To Secure a Lead Investor #FIChat Q&A

The Founder Institute Chat is a question-and-answer webinar that helps entrepreneurs solve complex problems. With a worldwide network of over 6,000 mentors and FI graduates, we’ve gathered some of the most business savvy minds to help founders like you launch and sustain successful companies. Due to the high-demand... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao on 2015-07-16

Google Director of Engineering Offers Insight Into Aerospace Technology & Trends in the Hardware Industry

When we think of innovation and tech, we often think of software giants like Facebook, Wikipedia and YouTube. We commonly see new inventive software startups popping up all over the place. This is likely because of software’s low overhead costs to hardware – building physical things takes resources, space, and transp... (more available)

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Posted by Paula Taas on 2015-07-15

E-Commerce Startups Who Are Reinvigorating Their Markets

The ecommerce industry has seen tremendous growth in the past couple of years. According to an article by Business Insider titled US E-Commerce Growth Is Now Far Outpacing Overall Retail Sales, online retail spending grew 14 percent in the last year. On the other hand, overall consumer retail spending increased in meek single di... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza on 2015-07-15

Presenting the Most Promising New York Founder Institute Startups of 2014

The Founder Institute, the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, has helped create more than 80 new technology companies from its New York chapter in just over 5 years. Since its launch in 2009, FI has contributed greatly to the local startup ecosystem while providing mentorship from some of the ... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-07-15

Jilliene Helman’s Realty Mogul is On a Tear, Raises $35MM for Online Real Estate Investing

Yesterday, RealtyMogul.com, the incredibly fast-growing real estate investment marketplace, announced a massive $35 million Series B financing round led by Sorenson Capital.  The company and its CEO, Jilliene Helman, intend to use this new financing to hire more technologists and data scientists and strengthen its rob... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao on 2015-07-14

What Not to Say to an Investor - Insights from Jason Calacanis

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on the "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers" series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. Recently, we w... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza on 2015-07-14

Meet the Most Promising Silicon Valley Founder Institute Grads of 2014

The Founder Institute, the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, has helped create more than 150 new technology companies from its Silicon Valley chapter in just over 6 years. Since its launch in 2009, FI has contributed greatly to the local startup ecosystem while providing mentorship from some of th... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-07-14

How to Attract The Right Investors

The Founder Institute recently concluded its inaugural Founder Lab program, in which various promising seed-stage startups from around the globe spent a week in Silicon Valley working with world-renowned entrepreneurs and investors. Despite the short duration of the program, participating companies went home with a fu... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-07-14

4 Ways To Establish Credibility With A Lead Investor

The Mentor Minute gives you exclusive startup video clips from the Founder Institute's worldwide network of 4,112+ mentors. For more Mentor Minutes, visit our Startup Founder 101 YouTube Channel.  In this Investor-edition of the Minute, Nitin Pachisia, Founding Partner of Unshackled - the only angel fund that invests ... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza on 2015-07-14

The Founder Institute is Looking for Startup Ecosystem Leaders. Do You Have What It Takes?

Do you want to be a leader in your local startup ecosystem? The Founder Institute (the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program) is on a mission to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and is looking for local startup leaders to launch new chapters around the world. Founder Institute Directors play an essential ro... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-07-14

Help The Founder Institute Support Promising Young Companies in Afghanistan

At the Founder Institute, our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley and create sustainable startup ecosystems. With this vision in mind, today were are announcing a crowdfunding campaign to secure the capital needed to bring top international mentors to advise the aspiring entrepreneurs in our upcoming Kabul, Afghanistan Founde... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-07-09

Every Startup Has a Story

Founder Feedback gives you insights from the startup trenches. In a story posted by Women 2.0, Maren Kate Donovan, Founder of Zirtual and Graduate of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, describes the unconventional path she took to become an entrepreneur, and some lessons she learned along the way. ... (more available)

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Posted by Paula Taas on 2015-07-09

Challenge The Status Quo Alongside These Female Founders

Can you name at least three female founders on the top of your head? In The Founder Institute’s roster of the most influential and inspiring women in technology, we honor brilliant female founders who are transforming their industries - and the world beyond. In the article titled Women in Tech: The Numbers Don’t Add... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-07-08

The Corporate Ladder: Climbing Versus Building

In a post from her blog, Maren Kate Donovan, Founder of Zirtual and Graduate of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, describes how she decided to go from climbing the corporate ladder to building her own. After becoming fed up with jumping through hoops and the looming thought of the often inescapable glass-ceiling, Maren ... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-07-08

These Innovative Startups Are Re-Inventing Outsourcing

As entrepreneurs, we are often conflicted with the idea of hiring in-talent or outsourcing roles to other entities. Both options have their strenghts and weaknesses, but with innovative startups launching everyday, new companies are providing cheaper and more efficient alternatives to the hiring process. Need to find a great pe... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-07-08

The Benefits of Outsourcing For Small Businesses

Entrepreneurs need to become experts in their industries in order to survive the ocean of startups developing across the globe. By establishing yourself as a leader in your field of interest, you can attract loyal customers and build trust in your product or service. Your expertise differentiates you from competitors, and ultima... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-07-08

Zirtual Reaches 400 Employees And Continues To Expand Its Network

Zirtual, the leader in providing U.S.-based virtual assistants to busy professionals, entrepreneurs, and small teams, now has over 400 employees working as Zirtual Assistants (ZAs), which was reported in a press release on PR Newswire titled, “Zirtual Reaches 400 Employees as the Company Blazes a Trail for Employee-Based C... (more available)

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