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Our partners enable the Idearace. We offer our partners extensive visibility during the competition and the opportunity to be among the first to hear innovative new ideas emerging from the region.

Lappeenranta - Finland's climate capital on the shores of Saimaa.

Etelä-Karjalan Osuuspankki is the leading bank in South Karelia. Offices serve in Lappeenranta, Imatra, Parikkala and Simpele.

One of the largest and most active business angel networks in the world. Finnish Business Angels Network main activity is to link potential high-growth companies and investor members.

Accelerando is a growth accelerator comprised of an experienced team of professionals specialized in international business growth and development.

Starthub is a close-knit community and a boosting platform for new business ideas for startups in Lahti region as well as for the business partners who are involved.

Kolme Kiveä Ravintolat – The Kitchen, Tang Capital, Como & Willhelmiina – offer excellent quality and diverse food options, along with convenient space and catering services at Lappeenranta.

High-quality and creative audiovisual communication solutions: webinars, promotional videos, corporate videos, training videos, live streams, podcasts, and graphics.

LAB University of Applied Sciences is an innovation university of working life, operating in Lahti, Lappeenranta, and online.

A two-day international startup event in Kotka full of entrepreneurship related topics, mentoring and the legendary Pitch Captain Competition.

Teerenpeli Lappeenranta was opened in the fall of 2011. In the bright and spacious restaurant, guests enjoy Teerenpeli's delicious offerings and cheerful atmosphere.

Assi Group Oy rents flexible office solutions to companies of all sizes in two central locations at Lappeenranta: Assi Vapaudenaukio and Armilanlinna.