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Jul 3, 2020

How Posti explored future growth by empowering employees through intrapreneurship

This spring, one of Epicenter’s accelerator programs dove into future-proofing one of Finland’s most historical brands, postal and logistics service company Posti. The X-celerator program, co-created by Epicenter Helsinki, Result, and Posti, invited the whole staff to take part in the innovation journey, aiming for future growth. The goal of the X-celerator program, launched in January 2020...
Jun 23, 2020

Meet the Member: Bigger, bolder Ambitious Africa

Picture this, it’s early 2020 and a group of entrepreneurs in Helsinki have a moment of epiphany. They have in mind the idea of starting a groundbreaking initiative. An initiative that aims to unite young talents from two different regions of the world through education, entrepreneurship and entertainment. A name for the initiative is chosen. A date and venue for the launch is picked. A contin...
May 12, 2020

How to future proof a huge corporation with a long history? Dive into our accelerator program with Posti, Finland’s 400-year old postal service company

The rise of e-commerce is forcing historical corporations to renew and innovate all over the world. This is also the case for Posti, the leading postal and logistics service company in Finland. Transforming from public service to e-commerce is not simple for a 400-year-old company employing 20 000 people. But renewal is essential, and Posti is taking resolute steps to transform together w...
Apr 23, 2020

Pricing strategies in times of uncertainty

pricing strategies in times of uncertainty No matter what services or products you sell, you have probably been affected by the current economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. One way or the other. The question “how to make it to the other side” is a very hot topic and talked about in several different forums. There are many aspects of what a business should do to adapt to this new landscape. Adjusting pricing strategies is one...
Apr 21, 2020

How rapid experimentation can help you survive and thrive in these challenging times

We truly live in interesting times. For fans of Nassim Taleb, it’s like we’re living through two of his books: the black swan and antifragile. Black swan events are unpredictable and unprecedented and shake the global economic machine to its core. Some could argue that the Coronavirus pandemic is exactly that. Being antifragile means that an organism actually gets stronger from stress. For exa...
Mar 27, 2020

How to do home video conference the right way

Video conferencing can be a lot trickier than one would initially think. It's more than just sitting down in front of your screen and talking, it's all about the light, the audio, and the background setting. But don't fear! Below are 7 excellent tips on how to really get it right, so that your information reaches the audience in the right way. Stay focused, stay creative and stay curious - ...
Mar 27, 2020

Why have we chosen to expand to Helsinki? – Q&A with Patrick Mesterton

Why does Epicenter exist? Why have we chosen to expand to Helsinki? Q&A with Patrick Mesterton. CEO and co-founder of Epicenter Friends, members, and future members of Epicenter often want to know about the bigger picture of Epicenter and particularly Epicenter’s expansion to Helsinki. So we pulled the very busy CEO and co-founder of Epicenter, Patrick Mesterton, aside on his latest ...
Mar 23, 2020

8 Tips to build trust in your team

Karing zingmark: how to build trust in teams Why is change so stressful? And why do a million people working here in Sweden feel uncomfortable at work? In her recent lunchtime masterclass at Epicenter Stockholm, renowned business writer and speaker Karin Zingmark explained how it all comes down to trust – or a lack of. In these very unique times, when the entire working environment changed just over night – this is more relevant than eve...
Mar 15, 2020

How to work efficiently from home?

How to work efficiently from home? In times when working from home is the new normal, what measures should we do to make sure efficiency runs as normal? Even when the dining room table makes the new office? Here are five simple, yet effective advice to get there! 1. Create a schedule When the distance you walk from breakfast to work desk is below five meters, it is easy to get out...

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