Is Helsinki your gateway to global growth?

Wednesday, 26 June, 2024 | 1:00–2.00 PM ET | 10:00–11:00 AM PT


North American companies scale up their success in Helsinki without compromising on sustainability. Register to learn how you could be one of them.

Register for the webinar

Grow your business in Finland

Learn how Helsinki’s unique ecosystem supports international companies in balancing environmental and social ambitions with growth and personal well-being. After this webinar, you’ll know if the Founders to Finland Program aligns with your business goals.

Why attend?

This webinar is for North American scale-up founders looking to expand their business into Europe. In this webinar we’ll make the case that Helsinki, the capital of Finland—the happiest country on Earth and the #2 most innovative region in Europe, is the ideal launchpad for your business in Europe.

What will I learn?

  • Explore why Helsinki is the perfect base for impact-driven North American scale-ups expanding into Europe.
  • Hear from a Californian entrepreneur on why he chose Helsinki as his European headquarters.
  • Master the do’s and don’ts of Finnish business culture with tips from the American Chamber of Commerce in Finland.
  • Learn more about the Founders to Finland Program, a unique initiative designed to let you test-drive Helsinki before committing to expand.
  • Get answers to your burning questions about expanding your business to Helsinki.


  • Welcome – Mariah O’Mara from Helsinki Partners sets the stage.
  • Keynote – Damon Hernandez shares his journey from the USA to Finland with his company MixxReality.
  • Cultural Insights – AmCham Finland presents essential do’s and don’ts of navigating Finnish business culture.
  • Program Spotlight – Learn about the Founders to Finland Program and hear success stories from Helsinki Partners.
  • Interactive Q&A – Engage with our expert panel and get your questions answered.

Fast-track to the European market

With over a decade of experience, Helsinki Partners guides scale-up founders through the expansion and relocation process. Helsinki Partners is a city-backed organisation, meaning that all of our services are provided free of charge – guaranteed.

Through the Founders to Finland Program, gain access to not only expert services but also the support and camaraderie of fellow founders. Join our webinar to see if Helsinki is the next step for your business.