If you have any questions
Two options tracks are available, according to your expertise and area of interest. Choose the most suitable one for you:
How to apply to the Catalyst Program
Choose the track
Pick up the track that matches your skills and personality the best. Choose wisely.
Send us your application
We would love to see everything you feel necessary to share, but appreciate the motivation letter the most.
Choose the date of screening day
We provide you with two options: 25th of October and 1st of November.
Besides your motivation to join the program, we are keen to screen our program participants on personal attributes
Communication & Collaboration skills
Willingness to learn
Cultural-fit to the startup ecosystem
By joining you could develop some of the following skills
- Adaptability and collaboration
- Personal branding
- Project pitching
- Design thinking
- Digital content creation
- Social media platforms
- PR analytics
- Web development
- Effective communication
- Team management
- Negotiation skills
- Creative confidence
- Critical thinking
- Finding your path
What past participants say about the program
”The Program run by The Shortcut was the one-and-only gateway to the Finnish startup ecosystem. It helped me to build great networks with uncapped opportunities through workshops, events, and consulting."
"The Catalyst Program introduced me to the world of startups and startup community. It helped me to find my own path and discover my new passion about entrepreneurship and marketing."
”The Shortcut gave me professional tips on improving my CV, cover letter and LinkedIn profile, which fit to the Finnish job market and all of this helped lead me to my current job!”
"The Catalyst Program gave me the space to reinvent myself. I went from teaching English to developing a tech startup."
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