Batch 2020

Top Teams of Batch 2020

Winner: Svante Group

The winner was awarded with a prize of 2500€ from the Helsinki Think Company Fund, and free Terkko Health Hub -memberships for the team for 6 months.

Runner-ups: AnalysisMode & Finnadvance

The two runner-up teams were awarded with Terkko Health Hub memberships for their teams for free for 6 months.

Additionally, all teams of Terkko Health X batch 2020 received 10K free Amazon Web Service cloud credits thanks to our partner AWS.

Made in Collaboration

Terkko Health X is organized in collaboration with Helsinki Think Company, the entrepreneurship society of the University of Helsinki. The accomplished accelerator program organizer aims to tackle big, real life challenges by building a vibrant community of changemakers from multidisciplinary backgrounds.


Terkko Health X 2020 was enabled by:


Application period
31.10. 10–17, 1.11. 10–17
Opening weekend
2.11. 17–20
Founder stories and Backcasting
5.11. 17–20
Treating Investors as a Type of Customers
9.11. 17–20
11.11. 17–20
Team Building
16.11. 17–20
18.11. 17–20
23.11. 16–20
Expert Sparring Night
25.11. 17–20
30.11. 17–20
Communications & Marketing
2.12. 17–20
7.12. 17–20
9.12. 17–20
Pitch Perfecting
11.12. 17–20

Rules & FAQ

  1. Application period for Terkko Health X is September 14th to October 18th 2020, and teams selected for the program will be notified on October 23rd.
  2. The program starts on October 31th and finishes on December 11th.
  3. After the accelerator program teams enter an incubation phase which continues after Christmas. During the incubation, the organiser provides the teams with support when needed.
  4. As a participant, your team commits to attend the workshops on the dates stated on this site. Participation also requires independent work outside of the workshops during the program.
  5. The teams are selected based on 1) potential of the concept 2) the team‘s competence to realize their concept and 3) the ability to commit to attending the workshops.
  6. The program’s language is English.
  7. The program is free for all participants. Participants will not receive any fees from the organiser.
  8. The ideas and concepts born and developed throughout the program are entirely owned by the teams themselves.
  9. Terkko Health Hub and Helsinki Think Company reserve the right to showcase the Terkko Health X teams and projects in events and marketing. Photographs and video material can be shot during the program, and Terkko and Think Company reserves the right to publish this material.
  10. Expert jury nominated by the organiser chooses the winners of the Semifinal and Final.

Workshop Mentors

Christian Lardot

Senior Business Advisor at Newco

Anna Ehrnrooth

Partner at Kaava

Tariq Hussain-Häkkinen

Partner at Kaava

Anna-Maria Henell

CEO & Co-founder at Disior

Petri Parvinen

Professor at University of Helsinki

Ekaterina Gianelli

Partner at Inventure

Mika Teikari

CEO at Success Clinic

Kari Klossner

Program Manager at Business Finland

Sampo Sammalisto

Program Manager at Business Finland

Tuomas Harju

Senior Startup Advisor at Business Finland

Walid Cheikh

Author of Pitching for Life

Alex Felman

Co-Founder and Executive Officer of Startup 42 Media

Matt Miller

Managing Director of the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars

The Crew

Ifeoma Kulmala

Project Manager

Maria Heinonen

Head of Program

Kiira Grönroos


Rashad Ismayilzada

Program and Collaborations

Tuuli Hongisto


Jonas Simberg

Visuals and Communications

Venla Parkkila

Head of Communications