From Idea to Startup

Creating a business model | Developing an idea | Multidisciplinary team skills | Pre-incubator | Prototyping and Testing

This 8 week long pre-incubator will open up the myths and possibilities of the world of startups!

Have you ever wondered what it means to be an entrepreneur in a startup?
Is it clear to you what is meant by the concept of a startup or what is a startup-like business?
Would you like to better understand the world and ecosystem of startups?
Have you maybe considered startup entrepreneurship as a path you would like to take or try at some point in your working life?

Our pre-incubator, From Idea to Startup, is a great first safe step towards entrepreneurship and an inspiring environment for startup-like experiments!

While waiting for this course to start, you can already get to know startup terms with the help of Tribe’s Startup Dictionary.

From Idea to Startup is a pre-incubator for teams. It combines team coaching and individual development with the development of sustainable ideas and business activities. 

The course will support teams on their first steps towards entrepreneurship. You will receive coaching for building a successful team and for developing and refining your business idea. The pre-incubator will help teams take a giant leap in developing their business idea. In addition, the teams will expand their knowledge and gain experience of building and working effectively with a world-class team.  


As this course is primarily meant for existing teams, the recommendation is an existing business idea and/ or team. 

Feedback from students

The course was very well balanced and full of essential knowledge that is required to start your path to entrepreneurship.
Other students gave very good tips and tricks as well – it is amazing that we can learn from each other!

Student, participated From Idea to Startup in period 2/2021

The coach was a great teacher as she maintained interest and enthusiasm while teaching practical matters and theory. The course prepared in many ways for life as an entrepreneur, taking into account many things related to setting up and maintaining a business. Ideation was rich and fun and we had a feeling of togetherness with the whole group.

Student, participated From Idea to Startup in period 2/2021

Course information

Credits: 5 ects

Course code: NN00FP50-3003

Study method: Team work

Experience level: Test your idea

Location: City Centre

Date: 9.2.–6.4.2022

Period: 3 / 2021-2022

Enrollment: 1.4.2021–2.2.2022

Organizer: HUBS


1) Enroll officially

TAMK student
Pakki + course code NN00FP50-3003

TAU students
Cross-institutional service + course code NN00FP503003

Open UAS
This course is also available via Open University of Applied Sciences.

2) Registrate also as a team via Lyyti

Registration for the 3rd period implementation:
Please note that you will enroll as a team and fill the form only once for the whole team.

Contact person

Contact person

Kaisa Kokko


+358 50 337 3259

Experienced specialist in customer-oriented business and personnel development. Inspiring coach who believes in co-creation, culture of experimentation and design thinking.

Definitely the trip – not always the destination.