Business Rally Shakedown

is your gate to the Business Rally Investor Day!


Great opportunity to get in front of International Investors!

Business Rally Shakedown 3th September 2021 is the qualifying event for Jyväskylä based companies willing to get to the Investor day in October.

Top two companies from the Shakedown will get an opportunity to participate on Business Rally Investor day event and create connections with European Business Angles and other investors who will attend the event.

The Shakedown panelists consists of Startup Factory coaches and some local investors.

Why apply for the Business Rally Shakedown?


The Shakedown is the only way for Jyväskylä based companies to get tickets to the Business Rally Investor Day on October.

The top two from the Shakedown day will get full access to the Business Rally Investor day and get
  • 10 + 10 -minute pitching slot on the main stage with EBAN and FIBAN investors
  • Free access to the VIP Harju Stage with organisers & investors
    (2 members/team)
  • Profile listed on the event website and promotional campaigns
  • Access to the Brella event networking app where you can book meetings with investors

Application criteria

Notice! You need to meet all four criteria before applying.
Ability to draw international investors interest on actual Investor day
Company needs to be based in Jyväskylä

Innovative new idea, or scalable business
Evidence of the growth potential to International markets (MVP, Traction)

Application process

Application period
Fill out the application form on this page.
Jury decisions
The Startup Factory's jury process applications to the Business Rally Shakedown and invites four companies to the Shakedown.
Business Rally Shakedown -event
@The Startup Factory
It's time to pitch to the jury! The pitches will be evaluated by The Shakedown panelists, that consists of Startup Factory coaches and some local investors. You get feedback and tips how to improve your presentation. The top two companies of the day will get access to the Investor Day.
Business Rally Investor Day
@The Startup Factory
The selected companies will get an opportunity to participate on Business Rally Investor day and pitch to the EBAN and FIBAN investors, access the VIP Harju Stage and create connections with European Business Angles who will attend the event.



I'm here to help if you have any questions!


Marko Sorri

(I'm at summer holiday 12.7.-1.8.2021)

COO, business coach

The Startup Factory

040 585 5238

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Jyväskylä Business Rally Investor Day on 1st - 2nd of October 2021

In Business Rally Investor day eight top companies will get opportunity to pitch for European Business Angels at the Investor Day during Business Rally.

This year Investor Day is taking place at the Startup Factory premises located in Kangas - the Smart City area and living ecosystem of innovative companies and educational institutes in Jyväskylä, Finland.

The Investor Day is part of a series of events EBAN organizes to showcase the best startups and scaleups from our community to investors in Europe.

Join us for pitches, rally races, and networking, as well as insights from experienced investors and major industry players.

The event is hosted by the City of Jyväskylä/Business Jyväskylä, The European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and Early Stage Market Players EBAN and Finnish Business Angels Network FiBAN in co-operation with The Startup Factory – Jyväskylä based incubator where the best initial-stage business ideas are grown into successful companies in cooperation with educational institutes.

Join the race!

Jyväskylä Business Rally is a combination of multiple business and rally events hosted by the City of Jyväskylä during the official Rally Finland week in Jyväskylä. Business Rally brings innovative start-up and growth companies face-to-face with corporates, VC’s, angel investors and other business partners.

The Finnish round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Finland, enjoys legendary status. This summer, ‘the Grand Prix on Gravel’ will take place 1 – 3 October. The rally is one of the biggest annual events in the Nordic countries and also attracts one of the largest entries in the championship.

The rally route has an increased focus on Central Finland and in addition to forest stages, it is possible to enjoy WRC rallying close to the centre of Jyväskylä thanks to the classic Harju city stage.

For further rally information, please visit: