Technopark Skolkovo and Startup Sauna, a Finnish industrial park and accelerator, signed an agreement on cooperation in the framework of Slush forum in Helsinki. This will enable the technopark to use the expertise of Startup Suana, which is the organizer of the Slush forum, and to get the access to thousands of European startups that are cooperating with the well-known Finnish accelerator.
According to the general director of Technopark Skolkovo Sergei Kurilov, Startup Suana is active in the European and Russian markets of innovative start-ups and the cooperation with such major player will allow the Foundation to develop its competence in acceleration, development of start-ups, as well as in conducting such important and effective forums as Slush.
We would like to attract the best experience to Skolkovo, - Sergey Kurilov said. Startup Sauna is one of the strongest players of the Russian market – Kurilov said. He also added that the interest of the Fund in Startup Sauna is the opportunity to gain the access to the community formed by this company.