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  • Notes from two white-hot weeks of startup life in San Francisco | Startup Life
    living room Sounds lonely It s not She spends most of the day talking with co workers and clients over Skype Occasionally she travels south to the Eucalyptus headquarters in Santa Barbara where she can learn more about the product surf and go for bike rides with her co workers during lunch Puneeth the other Eucalyptus intern mainly works from co working spaces Stanford s STVP hacker space and hacker cafes like the famous Red Rock Cafe in Mountain View Mikito is excited about specializing in and learning to use a new technology at Zendesk where he and Mikko take breaks together on the office s rooftop terrace with views over SoMa and Potrero hill Sanja is the batch s only intern who works outside the city in Silicon Valley She lives on Stanford s campus rides a bike to the Palo Alto Caltrain station takes the train to Redwood City and continues on to Seven to work on data analysis So there s a lot of work But San Francisco demands more than that Every week there are tens of events YouTube s API meetup Posterous hackathon MongoDB JS meetup Y Combinator founders interns friends dinner to choose from and attend Now this this is where the magic happens Meetups are where you go to talk with people interested in the same technologies working on similar problems and of course people who might have the answer to a particular problem you might have Who better to ask a question related to YouTube s API than the guy who works at YouTube and is responsible for the API Around San Francisco and Silicon Valley you get to meet these people all the time It s unlike anywhere else Just work you say Not so There s also free design lectures

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/notes-from-two-white-hot-weeks-of-startup-life-in-san/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Choosing the right startup | Startup Life
    out things on your own and feeling real ownership of your work while at the same time there still was usually someone to learn from Also as Wooga is incredibly transparent and flat company I was exposed to the entire process of building a growing gaming company and what kind of decisions are being made Berlin has a vibrant startup scene and lot s of things happening The amazingly low cost of living surely helps and they have a few rovio s of their own to boost the community For me it was also helpful to learn how to move to a new city It wouldn t be too surprising if my next startup would have to move for one reason or the other Perhaps by living in Berlin as someone who s skills in german are limited to very basic interaction in restaurants I also gained some insight into how it s like to being a non finnish speaker in Finland What you should do In case you re looking for an easy 9 5 job Startup Life might not be for you but otherwise I don t see who shouldn t apply I guess there s kind of two dimensions to consider what would be ideal location and what would the ideal startup be like I wouldn t put too much emphasis on the location as long as it s not super familiar to you and gets you out from the comfort zone I doubt the amount I learned would have been much different had I gone to San Francisco or Moscow instead of Berlin so therefore I d put more emphasis on the startup itself During the internship you probably end up working a lot so choosing the right kind of company is crucial Not every startup

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/interning-in-a-startup/ (2016-04-30)
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  • What’s in a name? | Startup Life
    and you ll understand where we re drawing our inspiration We want you to have the summer of your life meaning working like never before experiencing the ecosystem and eventually changing Finland And who coined the term Ricky Yean founder of Crowdbooster with his midnight tweets was our inspiration Cheers to you Ricky P S There s even a t shirt dedicated to the hashtag that helps you describe your

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/whats-in-a-name-2/ (2016-04-30)
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  • http://vimeo.com/15069551 The Unseen Sea – San Francisco in fog | Startup Life
    References Startup Life Blog http vimeo com 15069551 The Unseen Sea San Francisco in fog 28 12 2011 The Unseen Sea San Francisco in fog Startup Life is a non profit program run by Aalto University and Startup Sauna Made

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/the-unseen-sea-san-francisco-in-fog-2/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Say hi to Henni – Startup Life’s new team member! | Startup Life
    she will take Startup Life s marketing to a whole new level Originally Henni comes from a small town called Ähtäri but she left to look up bigger challenges from the US right after middle school came back to move to Tampere to finish high school After graduation Henni was hired to a startup consulting company and after that she has done a fair share of political communications as the vice president of a student organization Henni got her visual eye from working in a design agency based startup One day Henni walked into Startup Sauna and was suddenly thrown onto the stage at FallUp the largest student entrepreneurship event in Finland organised by Aaltoes Later Henni was lured to plan and manage the marketing at another event organised by Aaltoes Junction the largest hackathon in Finland Data based marketing in mind Henni is ready to take the challenge letting every single Finnish uni student know about Startup Life As Riko takes some time off to finish his studies at Aalto University Siiri and Eemeli will continue in the Startup Life team with Henni We re ready to take the next batch of Startup Lifers to San Francisco Are you

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/say-hi-to-henni-startup-lifes-new-team-member/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Meet the new Startup Life team! | Startup Life
    building trip and by building an even better application system and database to handle the growing amount of applicants Who are the people behind Startup Life Meet Eemeli Siiri and Riko from top to bottom Eemeli Developer by day and DJ by night Eemeli is the most well known guy from small town called Mynämäki at least in his own opinion who s still surviving from the cultural shock of moving from his cottage to the big city of Espoo He s new to Aaltoes but eager to take on every challenge that comes to him Eemeli is the team s certified code wizard and responsible for the previously mentioned application system and database Siiri A Media and Communications student feeling strangely at home with the tech students at Otaniemi and venturing into the world of Industrial Engineering and Management through her minor studies starting this year Siiri is continuing her story with Startup Life for another year taking on new challenges and loving every second of it Riko Riko studies Industrial Engineering and Management at Aalto University with Software Engineering as his minor He is an enthusiastic entrepreneur and an event organiser with previous experience from Slush Aaltoes Summer

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/meet-the-new-startup-life-team/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Get ready for Startup Life! | Startup Life
    As a Program Manager for Startup Life she is in charge of the show Economics and biology teacher who has traveled the world Interested in biotechnology and currently covering studies in two Aalto Schools Eeva Working with Erika she is one of the two Project Coordinators for the program A technology student with a heart beating for event organizing Dreams of one day being a Startup Lifer herself and having

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/get-ready-for-startup-life/ (2016-04-30)
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  • One final note: Do Hard Things. | Startup Life
    is no better timing as Tatu is coming back from Califonia and taking the role of Startup Life program manager from me in September The program really couldn t be left in better hands As I ve spent a big part of the last couple of weeks on documenting the impact of our program both home and all around the world I didn t feel like doing yet another history review When starting to think something like three lessons learned everything always came back to this one Do Hard Things Why Hard things are hard because by definition doing them is not easy It takes time effort and still not everyone can do them And they shouldn t be easy Because that is exactly the reason what makes them desirable for you and for the rest of the world Applying this into startup life is easy Startups should be focusing on solving hard problems being useful to the world There s a lot money to be made in the process if you re doing something useful that not many are able to do Applying this to Startup Life capital letters is as easy too Finding and getting hired by a

    Original URL path: http://startuplife.fi/one-final-note-do-hard-things/ (2016-04-30)
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