Star­tup Sta­tion

Star­tup Sta­tion is home for like-min­ded people. We welco­me ambi­tion, desi­re for con­ti­nuo­us deve­lop­ment and dri­ve to sha­pe the futu­re toget­her. Whet­her you are a star­tup vete­ran, a curios new­bie, or an expe­rienced specia­list — our doors are open for you!

What is Star­tup Sta­tion?

Loca­ted at Hal­li­tus­ka­tu 36A in Oulu we are a star­tup hub that offers ins­pi­ra­tion, know­led­ge and networ­king for aspi­ring ent­repre­neurs and ear­ly-sta­ge star­tups through events and trai­ning pro­grams.

We are on a mis­sion to expand the pool of inno­va­tion ent­husiasts and crea­te even more success­ful star­tups in Oulu. We pro­vi­de a safe and a friend­ly envi­ron­ment for buil­ders and crea­tors to sha­re, inno­va­te, fail, thri­ve and reach for new heights!

Our ope­ning hours:

Mon-Fri 9–16

24/7 for Star­tup Sta­tion Mem­bers

24/7 for Star­tup Express par­tici­pants


Star­tup Express Pre-Incu­ba­tor

Are you inte­res­ted in launc­hing your own star­tup in Oulu, but not sure how to get star­ted? Star­tup Express is a 14-week pre-incu­ba­tor pro­gram that pro­vi­des skills, con­fi­dence and con­tacts to empower you on your jour­ney. Join us to take your star­tup idea into rea­li­ty with works­hops from the experts, 1‑on‑1 men­to­ring and peer lear­ning.

Star­tup Sta­tion Mor­ning Cof­fee

Join us eve­ry Thurs­day mor­ning from 08:30 – 09:30 am at Star­tup Sta­tion to del­ve into a ran­ge of topics on ent­repre­neurs­hip. Our cof­fee ses­sions are desig­ned to be both enga­ging and ins­pi­ring, offe­ring a blend of specia­list know­led­ge and com­mu­ni­ty sup­port to fuel your ent­repre­neu­rial and pro­fes­sio­nal jour­ney.

Mor­ning cof­fee ses­sions are open to all, no regi­stra­tion nee­ded!


Star­tup Sta­tion Mem­bers­hip

Are you an ear­ly-sta­ge star­tup team loo­king for a space and com­mu­ni­ty to help you deve­lop your idea? Star­tup Sta­tion offers a one-time oppor­tu­ni­ty for all ear­ly-sta­ge star­tup teams to recei­ve 24/7 access for 6 months for your team mem­bers. You can use our co-wor­king space, loun­ge area and mee­ting rooms for your needs.

Star­tup Sta­tion Events

Star­tup Sta­tion hosts a ran­ge of events on ent­repre­neurs­hip and inno­va­tion. From Techs­tars Star­tup Wee­kend Oulu to SLUSH strea­ming we are here to ser­ve you the best star­tup events in town. Join us to meet the local star­tup com­mu­ni­ty and get ins­pi­red to hop on your own ven­tu­re!



If you have any ques­tions about Star­tup Sta­tion, plea­se don’t hesi­ta­te to con­tact:

Vie­ra Karam
Star­tup Pro­gram Mana­ger
+358 40 674 7862


Jan Sch­midt
Star­tup Express Com­mu­ni­ty Mana­ger
+358 46 661 3752


Sari Kaup­pi­la
Star­tup Sta­tion Com­mu­ni­ty Mana­ger 
+358 44 703 8301