Experience Tampere 

Participate in Experience Tampere campaign and if you are one of the selected participants, you and your family will embark on an unforgettable journey exploring Tampere.Finland and its stunning surroundings on 10-14 June 2024.

Tampere, situated in the world’s happiest country, Finland, stands out as the most desirable city to live in Finland. Its rapid growth and positive atmosphere attract diverse talents and startups, fostering a thriving community driven by innovation.

Are you ready to join us in Tampere, Finland, for a 5-day immersive experience in our vibrant tech and startup city? To be selected for this opportunity, you need to be a Startup Founder or a Tech Professional.

Applications have closed. Thank you to all the applicants! Participating startups and tech professionals have been contacted.

Startups interested in Experience Tampere 2025 contact our Startup Attraction cordinator Murat Demirez, via e-mail at: murat.demirez@tampere.fi

  • Attention, startups! Discover the incredible opportunities awaiting you in Tampere, Finland. Join our exclusive 5-day program and experience the vibrant Startup.Tampere ecosystem, connect with local founders, and immerse yourself in Finnish culture.


    Tampere: The Perfect Hub for Startups

    Tampere has a favorable climate for innovation; we have the infrastructure and services, support of the city, and a common vision — everything a growing startup needs. Startups can use our testbeds for rapid prototyping and POCs. We have built a unique way of creating new know-how, and our city, corporates, educational institutions, and citizens are here to support your growth.

    In Tampere, it is easy to get to know people and engage the community. Low levels of hierarchy let you aim high in Tampere. We are here to enable the success of our startups.


    What’s in store for you:

    Explore the Startup.Tampere Ecosystem: Visit co-working spaces, innovation centers, and accelerators, and feel the energy of the Platform 6 Startup House. Connect with Local Startups: Network with founders, gain insights from industry experts, and create new possibilities for your startup. Experience Finnish Culture with your Family: Discover the unique charm of Tampere, enjoy cultural activities, indulge in traditional Finnish cuisine, and build connections beyond business.


    To qualify:

    You must be a founder/co-founder of a startup with growth potential. Your startup should have an international presence and ambitions for expansion. Commitment to attend the full 5-day program and interest in growing your startup in Tampere.


    We cover:

    Co-working space usage at Platform6. Accommodation. Guided tour of the city. Group meals and sauna evenings.

    Flight costs to Tampere are not covered.

    Application Deadline: 28th April 2024. Selected Startups will be notified by May 3, 2024. If you have any questions or require further information, please contact our Business Coordinator Murat Demirez, murat.demirez@tampere.fi.

    Don’t miss this chance to unlock your startup’s potential in Tampere!

    Startup, Register Here:

    Experience Tampere for Startups 2024 | Eventbrite

  • Are you a skilled tech professional seeking the ideal job opportunity in Tampere region, Finland? Explore our list of available positions from participating companies looking to hire.

    If you’re ready for a unique experience, submit your application for one or more of these available positions by April 28, 2024 (OP Financial Group’s deadline has been extended to May 12, 2024). Candidates advancing to the final interview stage may be chosen for a unique chance to experience Tampere for five days on 10-14 June 2024. This includes:

    • Exclusive face-to-face interview with the company
    • Gain insights into the company and their working culture
    • A chance to explore your possible future workplace and its surroundings
    • Experience Tampere’s renowned work-life balance with your spouse/family
    • Opportunity to attend Imagine the Metaverse 2024 in person


    We will confirm the selected talents in May. If you have any questions or require further information, please contact our team at international@tampere.fi


    Participating Companies:


    Colossal Order

    Colossal Order, an independent Finnish game development studio, is renowned for creating acclaimed simulation games like Cities: Skylines and Cities in Motion series. With over a decade of expertise, we craft top-notch simulation experiences from our base in Tampere, Finland. Our diverse team of 30 individuals from 10 countries enjoys a flexible work environment, open communication, and Nordic work culture’s benefits. We prioritize employee happiness and well-being, reflecting our location in the world’s happiest country.

    Open positions by Colossal Order:

    • Senior Technical Artist – Paradox Interactive (paradoxplaza.com)
    • Senior Generalist Programmer –This position has been filled
    • Senior Platform Support Engineer –This position has been filled



    Driven by our passion for visual effects, the story of Troll began in 2012. We’ve evolved from domestic beginnings in Finland to enter the wild international stage. Today, our team delivers visual effects for studios and streamers worldwide.

    Headquarters of Troll is located in the heart of Finland. We are well known for our way of life here, offering people the opportunity to live the happiest life on the globe. Naturally, it’s a great place to do unnaturally good VFX.

    Open positions by Troll:

    • Senior Houdini Technical Artist (office.com)
    • Senior VFX Pipeline Developer (office.com)
    • Lead VFX Pipeline Developer (office.com)



    Huawei, founded in 1987, is a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices. With approximately 197,000 employees and operations in over 170 countries, we serve more than three billion people worldwide. Our vision is to enrich lives through communication. By leveraging our experience and expertise in the telecom sector, we help bridge the digital divide and give people the opportunity to join the information age, regardless of their geographic origin. Established in 2012, the Finland Research Center offers an opportunity to build a career with exceptional R&D teams, emphasizing science and research.

    Open positions by Huawei:

    • Senior Graphics Engineer – Huawei Finland R&D (teamtailor.com)
    • Senior 2D Graphics Engineer – Huawei Finland R&D (teamtailor.com)
    • Senior Manager, Camera Hardware – Huawei Finland R&D (teamtailor.com)



    Joinplay Games Studios is a Finnish game development studio with a mission to create culturally diverse and engaging games that inspire, educate, and entertain players from all over the world. We are passionate about using games to promote understanding and respect for different cultures.

    Open positions by Joinplay:

    • UI Artist (office.com)
    • Technical Combat Designer (office.com)
    • Environment Artist (office.com)


    TELUS International

    We help companies test and improve machine learning models via our global AI Community of 1 million+ annotators and linguists. Our proprietary Ground Truth AI training platform handles all data types across 500+ languages and dialects.

    Our AI Data Solutions vastly enhance AI systems across a range of applications from advanced smart products, to better search results, to expanded speech recognition, to more human-like bot interactions and so much more.

    Open positions by TELUS International:

    • Dutch Inhouse Rater – (telusinternational.com)
    • Transcriber with Norwegian – (telusinternational.com)
    • Transcriber with Danish – (telusinternational.com)


    OP Financial Group

    Deadline extended to 12.05.2024

    OP Financial Group, which has over two million owner-customers and over 13,000 employees, is Finland’s largest financial services group. We provide a comprehensive range of banking and insurance services for private and corporate customers. Our mission is to promote the sustainable prosperity, security, and wellbeing of our owner-customers and operating region.

    OP Financial Group employs experts representing various fields, ranging from financial-sector specialists, hardcore developers, and agile promoters of change all the way to customer service professionals. We foster our employees’ personal growth and career development as specialists. With us, you will be able to build your expertise and develop your strengths in a variety of duties.

    Open positions by OP Financial Group:

    • Lead Developer, Document and Data processing (office.com)
    • Technical Architect, SAP Finance (office.com)
    • SAS Developer, Risk Management Development (office.com)


Experience work-life balance in Tampere

Come discover the best of both worlds in Tampere region, Finland! Tampere truly embodies the perfect work-life balance. This vibrant city is a hub of rock and roll energy, with a bustling atmosphere and plenty of opportunities for work and play. Despite the hustle and bustle of city life, Tampere region offers a relaxing escape with nearby lakes and forests.

In Tampere, you can dedicate yourself fully to your professional pursuits, while at the same time, unwind with endless entertainment and recreational choices. The city offers abundant opportunities for leisure and family living. Tampere is celebrated for its diversity, allowing you to be your authentic self.

You’re not just arriving in Tampere; you’re coming home.