What Could You Possibly Get Out of Dash?

Dash creates a unique experience where people from different fields can meet each other and solve actual problems using well-proven methods. We encourage anyone to join, no matter whether you are a student or in working life, whether you feel passionate about design, developing or startups, or whether you just find this event interesting and want to see how far your wings can take you!

We will form the teams for you - so make sure to bring your abilities forward in your application!

Dash 2019 timeline


Do I need prior experience?

No. The core idea of Dash is to try new things and learn. If you have any interest to see how Dash is alike, go and apply now!

Do I need to be a design student or a student in Aalto?

No. Everyone interested in design is warmly welcome to apply!

Can I come without a group / can I have a group?

Once getting accepted, you will attend Dash individually. The groups will be formed so that they are equally diverse.

Is there an age limit?

Yes, all participants have to be 18 or older.

I’m really bad at drawing and designing stuff, so I guess this isn’t for me?

This is just for you! Dash is for trying new things and learning, as well as working with people who have different skillsets.

Where will I sleep?

If you come from far away and can’t arrange your own accommodation, you can apply for an accommodation arranged by us.

Where can I take a shower?

At your accommodation.

Do I need to bring my own food?

No, Dash will take care of you and make sure that you’ll stay full makes breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack

How can I get to the venue?

The year we’re lucky that the venue is near the city center of Helsinki. It takes around 12 minutes by tram number 5 or 4 from the Helsinki railway station. Or a 25-minute walk if you want to do some sightseeing.

Are there language requirements?

Dash is an international event and English will be the main language.

We’re sorry if you couldn’t find an answer to your question on the list. Please contact us and we’ll help you out!

Dash is organized by Aalto Entrepreneurship Society, the largest and most developed student entrepreneurship community in Europe. Aaltoes organizes various events and programs to promote entrepreneurship and help early-stage startups to start their ventures. Aaltoes is behind events and programs such as Kiuas, early-stage startup incubator, and FallUp, Europe’s entrepreneurship event for students.