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Who we are

We are a diverse training and events hub, with over 130 nationalities and 5000+ event and activity participants since 2016.

We are owned by the Startup Foundation, located in Maria 01, and have the same parent company as Maria 01, Slush and Junction.

Our Mission

OUR MISSION

We equip our community with insights and skills to build meaningful careers and integrate professionally.

Our Vision

OUR VISION

Our vision is to solve professional integration challenges to ensure that Finland is more competitive globally and innovative and to keep mobile labor in Finland.

Our Values

OUR VALUES

Real.
Impact-driven.
Supportive.
Practical.

Our Work

OUR WORK

About 70% of our work is dedicated to our community members. 20% goes to driving diversity and inclusivity in business and matching supply with demand. The final 10% goes towards advocacy work around integration and immigration initiatives for foreign retention.

OUR COMMUNITY
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The Shortcut is the place for meaningful professional integration and career transformation in Finland. We are an impact-driven non-profit organization that bridges the gap between job seekers and companies in Finland by providing in-demand training and fostering a growth mindset in the community where educated individuals can upskill and build meaningful careers.

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The Shortcut Spark Academy launches to fight gender imbalance in the startup ecosystem Finland is often seen as one of the leading countries when it comes to gender equality in the workforce. However, when it comes to the number of women starting their own business, Finland has seen little change in the past years:

“The share of female entrepreneurs here [in Finland] has remained at 30 percent for the past decade.” – Good News From Finland

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Lilia Goriachih, 26, had her own beauty salon in Ukraine – now she dreams of getting a job in Finland, but there are many challenges ahead.

Lilia fled Ukraine on the first day of the war. Now she is already in an entrepreneurship coaching program.

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