Career Talks: Working at StartUps

When? 11th Oct. 16.30 – 18.00
Where? SparkUp, Tykistökatu 4


Led by Fabrizio Trotti

Start-ups are a great way to get your career going in Finland, but it’s good to be aware of what to expect. In this talk, you will

  • Learn how to find out if start-ups are a good choice for you;
  • See what type of start-ups are out there and what skillset they are looking for;
  • Hear about what to consider when deciding whether to accept an offer from a start-up or not;
  • Get a chance to ask your questions about the start-up world.

About Fabrizio

Fabrizio has been working in Marketing for almost 20 years, half of which in Finland. He has worked at start-ups and fast-growth companies such as Supercell, Yousician, and M-Files, and he has also gone through some failures and wrong career choices. He is now Marketing Director at Lumoa, a Finnish technology start-up.

Sharing startup experiences with Fabrizio:
Olli Massala

Olli Massala is the Executive Director of Boost Turku ry. as well as a serial entrepreneur with five startups behind him as well as advising, coaching and mentoring many more. His specialties include minimum viable product creation, user experience design, as well as startup bootstrapping. 

Dhayakumar Rajan Prakash

Dhayakumar works as a bionic engineer at Brinter Oy, and is also pursuing his PhD in Pharmaceutical sciences at Åbo Akademi University. His background is in bioengineering, medical nanotechnology and pharmaceutical technology. He is responsible for innovating and developing new technologies for translation to clinical and industrial needs. He also designs fluidic chips and control systems to do the manipulation required for the fabrication of functional materials and programmable formulations for personalised needs. His hobbies include travelling, playing percussion, cooking and making various forms of art.