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Presented by Tamala Francis,
Founder & CEO at Francis & Co.

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About Us!

We are a stundent-run society at XAMK.  

Headquarter for students with a business (idea) AND for students looking to gain experience within their field and access to the job market.

Patteri offers: 
- networks; 
- new entrepreneurial-minded friends; 
- participating in organizing business events; 
- connections to local organizations; 
- support and overall tailored mentoring.


Entrepreneurship comes in many shapes and sizes from a mindset to scaling startups. Anyone can be a part of our entrepreneurial community!

Patteri offers a more flexible and agile way to learn and get support:

- Learning by doing which will be graded with study credits: joint projects and Co-op, Patteri project; 
- Peer-to-peer: workshops and meetups. 

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Let’s go International project 

Financed by William ja Ester Otsakorven Säätiö and under the umbrella of PatteriES initiatives, Lets go International is a project that looks to reduce the gap between students and local companies (Kouvola and Kotka). Written by internatonal students themselves, one of its core objectives is to enable practical training and worklife integration for international students through 3 work packages.


Get to know our upcoming events!

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Storytelling Event

Kouvola, November 16th

Elevate your interview skills in a unique simulation organized by Patteri ES and Work Life Path. Experience two rounds of hte interviews, with various business-related positions available for the taking.


14:00 - 14:30: Company Presentations:

🔵 Liena Silen (Senior Executive Search Consultant at Eezy Personnel) with the topic of work culture and interview tips and tricks in Finland.

🔴 Saara Hirsto (Talent Acquisition Manager at Lumon) with key traits sought in candidates

14:30- 15:00: Round 1 of simulation - Group Interview with Liena and Saara

15:30 - 16:00: Round 2 of simulation - 1-on-1 Interview with Saara and recap on the first round with Liena

See you on November 16th at 14.00, FUEL, Paja downstairs

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Patteri Stage

Kouvola, November 21st

Mark your calendars for November 21st at 17:00 at Kohoa Synergiakeskus (Kauppalankatu 13, 45100 Kouvola), where we present our Patteri Stage concept — a unique opportunity to connect with the experts, entrepreneurs, and speakers from different fields 🎤 


The speaker of that day is Aleksanteri Repo, XAMK alumni, and CEO of Kaakau, a Finnish bike-sharing company operating in 15 cities! 🌍 Discover the entrepreneurial path of Aleksanteri and how Kaakau, part of the Donkey Republic network, is transforming urban mobility.

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Patteri Challenge

Kotka, November 27th

Patteri Challenge is an event where we invite an entrepreneur to set a challenge regarding their business to our participants.


This time our special guest entrepreneur is Iisa Nihtilä from Rauhan Torppa! During the event you get into smaller groups and work together on the solution of this challenge. Later all ideas get presented and discussed with the entrepreneur, and the team with best ideas that the entrepreneur liked the most get a small prize.

The event will take place on the 27th of November at 16.00 in Xlab (Kirkkokatu 20).

Interested in entrepreneurship?

Come join us!!!

If you are interested in entrepreneurship and wants to hang out with like-minded people, reach out and come learn more about us.

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