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Junction TechRace Oulu 5.10.2018


Help Oulu to be the techiest city in Finland and at the same time, learn new skills, get to know new people and have a lot of fun!

TechRace is a event tour organized by Junction, Aaltoes and Startuplifers in collaboration with local co-hosts. OuluES is the local co-host for the TechRace event. The tour’s goal is to find the best tech city in Finland. The Junction TechRace Oulu will be organized on Friday 5th of October from 17:00 to 23:00.

WHAT: Junction TechRace Oulu
WHEN: Friday 5th October 2018, 17:00 - 23:00
WHERE: Place to be advised
REGISTER: Registration opens in autumn 2018

What is it about?

In every TechRace event, the participants will receive a large pool of challenges to solve, ranging from programming puzzles to design problems, from easy to hard. The winning city, or “the techiest of the all”, is chosen based on the total points all participants earned during the local TechRace event.

So, participate and bring your friend as well and together we will race against other cities to be the best!

Why participate?

  • You get to learn new things and skills related to the world of technology (you do not have to be a pro to participate)
  • Help Oulu to be the best tech city in Finland
  • Get to know new people interested in tech and expand your network
  • Have fun!
  • Hear more about Junction, Aalto Entrepreneurship Society, Startuplifers and Oulu Entrepreneurship Society

About the organizers

Oulu Entrepreneurship Society

Oulu Entrepreneurship Society promotes entrepreneurial mindset, community and culture in Oulu. We are a student-run organization with active members from University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences.

Our goal is to inspire, help students and enthusiastic entrepreneurial minded people to gain new skills and build networks. We believe that trying out new things is the most important thing!

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Junction is a student-driven community which fosters the culture of creating among young and ambitious hackers. Junction organizes annually multiple events which bring new and interesting technology to the hands of young creators. Junction also annually organizes the biggest hackathon in Europe!

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Aalto Entrepreneurship Society

Our main goal is pure and simple  – build the next generation of entrepreneurs. Over the years we’ve done this by building events targeted from the new university student to those who are already running their startup.

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Startuplifers is a student-driven internship program that sends students from Finland to do internships in the coolest tech startups in Silicon Valley, Tokyo, and Shanghai. As a matchmaking service, Startuplifers connects the best talents in Finland with the top notch startups in the world by making introductions. 

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Earlier Event: September 28
Startup Weekend Oulu Media 28.-30.9.2018
Later Event: October 17
Startup Crawl 17.10.2018