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Business Services >Sparring Updated at: 10.05.2018

Business mentors

A business mentor provides a new perspective on your company’s operations. Pirkanmaa Business Mentors supplies persons with extensive careers as discussion partners for your company and helps you find the expert mentor who meets the needs of your company the best.

Leaders of Tomorrow (Huomisen johtajat) is a mentoring programme of the Tampere Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Its purpose is to train the executives of the future and build a network of executives from various fields and of different ages to develop Tampere Region’s business management culture by sharing experiences. More information is available on the mentoring programme website (site in Fin). Contact Sari Ruottinen (+358 45 104 7173, sari.ruottinen(a)

Smooth and professional board work is the mark of a competitive business. Board Partners Tampere supplies mentors who have completed the HHJ training (approved member of the board) for company boards.

Young entrepreneurs find mentors for the start of their business operations in the Y-campus mentor network of Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

Apprenticeship entrepreneur students can find mentors in the Good Deal Mentor Bank.

Growth companies can participate in the annual Kasvu Open sparring competition, in which companies can test their ideas and accelerate their growth together with the best experts in their specific fields. A special Kasvu Open for the Tampere Region will be held in spring 2016.

Boardio connects companies with skilled individuals available for advisory work and helps in internationalization and growth. Over 1600 advisors with different skills available (60% of them from Finland), and advisory work may potentially lead to an investment.