Tekes wants to accelerate the Finnish media transformation by support the best ideas and products. Tekes has invited an accomplished group of media experts to help it do just that. These Playmakers make sure that Tekes understand the ins and outs of media industry and how to best support big and small media companies.

Together with the Playmakers Tekes is announcing a call for applications where Tekes will grant a total of five million euros to Finnish media startups as well as established media companies. The application will be open until 8th January and all the potential applicants will be invited to pitch their ideas and products to Media Honeypot event taking place 9th February in Helsinki.

WHO CAN APPLY?

All Finnish companies who feel they are creating the future of the media business can apply. By clicking below you will be taken the application form. Tell us what the future of the media business looks like.

STARTUPS
SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED COMPANIES
BIG CO.

MARKET ANALYSIS
& MVP

Grant max.

75% / 50 000 eur

DEVELOPMENT
AND PILOTING

Loan

70%

Targeted competetive advantage at a selected international level

APPLY NOW

TURNOVER MAX 300 M€

MARKET ANALYSIS
& MVP

Grant max.

50% / 100 000 eur

DEVELOPMENT
AND PILOTING

Loan

50%

Targeted competetive advantage at a selected international level

APPLY NOW

COMPANIES'
RESEARCH PROJECTS

Grant max.

40%

The share of the bought services has to be 40% of the project’s overall costs.

DEVELOPMENT
AND PILOTING

Loan

50%

The share of the bought services has to be 15% of the project’s overall costs.

Targeted competetive adcantage at a global level

APPLY NOW

WHY NOW?

Media sector is undergoing an unprecedented change and the whole space is in transformation. Disruption of the old models has created a screaming opportunity to invent the winning models of the tomorrow. Only way to win is being bold and being fast. Best time to start was yesterday and the second best is today. Act now!

THE PLAYMAKERS

CEO - Aller,
Chairman of the Board - Tubecon LinkedIn
Media- ja Board professional LinkedIn
Senior advisor and entrepreneur MindMill Network LinkedIn
Serial entrepreneur City Digital, Improve Media LinkedIn
CEO and Founder Singa LinkedIn

MEDIA FAST TRACK EVENT

Together with the Playmakers Tekes will grant five million euro to the most promising products and idea at the Media Honeypot event. You will get to hear how to work with Tekes and ensure you get your part of the five million euro. The application is open for all the Finnish applicant companies who feel they are creating the future of media business. The prize for Media Honeypot event is 100 euros,which include access to the whole day programme, catering and the matchmaking tool to enable you to pre-screen other attendees and request business meetings with media executives. Apply now!

EVENT INFORMATION

Location: Crowne Plaza Helsinki
Mannerheimintie 50, 00260 Helsinki
Date: 9. February 2017
Program: The exact event program can be found on the Media Honeypot website behind the link. All the chosen teams will be briefed closer to the event.

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