Herizon Impact Newsletter 10/2023

We have some thrilling new to share with you from Herizon, so let's get straight to it! 🎉

Herizon Impact Newsletter 10/2023

We have some thrilling new to share with you from Herizon, so let's get straight to it! 🎉


  • 362 individuals impacted
  • +65 new members added to the community
  • +18 new internships
  • 195 employed individuals

Invitation to Talents & Startups event (free)

Looking to expand your team? Join us at Talents & Startups Event on October 30th at Helsinki City Hall.

Why attend?

🤝 Meet top international talent
💡 Learn from Mari Luukkainen's keynote on avoiding startup pitfalls
🕶 Get insights on hiring international employees using salary subsidies and other support from TE-office.

🏃‍♀️ We have 5 spots left for startups, so secure yours now! More info in the link below.

Some of the startups joining the event:

Our LinkedIn Bootcamp has been a success 🎉

Our LinkedIn Bootcamp, led by our Community Manager Viivi (recently awarded the Top Fostering Voice badge on LinkedIn), has proven to be highly valuable. Week after week, we've welcomed an average of 40 participants who engage in discussions about the latest trends, algorithm insights, and storytelling tips.

Whether you're new to LinkedIn or a frequent user, Herizon's LinkedIn Bootcamp can offer significant value to you. 💡

"It was a great bootcamp! Though I already had bases on how to use LinkedIn, I found myself discovering many simple tips to spice up what I already do, like looking for keywords people in our industry of interest use in their own posts, or that you can talk about different subjects you're interested in. Thank you so much!"
LinkedIn Bootcamp - Herizon.io
Free monthly LinkedIn Bootcamp for international talent searching for professional opportunities.

"VC is not scary"

Last week, our current and future founders within our community gained valuable insights into the realm of Venture Capital from MAKI.VC and Icebreaker. We learned about the criteria VC investors consider when investing in a business, what qualities define a successful founding team, and what kind of business ideas are seen compelling. The notion that "VC is intimidating" was dispelled after the session.

A big thank you to Caroline Gattner from Maki VC. and Mari Rautanen from Icebreaker.

We can't wait to see more women in the VC industry and the establishment of their own businesses. 💜

Our Alumna Chiara & her "Aha-moments" working in a new industry

Chiara Montecchiarri, a Herizon Alumna, generously shared her journey and learnings, transitioning from her role as a flight attendant into growth hacking and marketing. She's currently working as the Growth Marketing Manager at Readpeak and she's truly exceptional.

A million thanks, Chiara! 💜

Mentoring program cohort 2. coming up!

12 mentees matched with 12 mentors – Our first mentoring cohort has been a success so far and our mentors from companies such as: Columbia Road, Hyper Island, Hoxhunt, Shook etc. have been sharing valuable insights for their dedicated mentees.

Announcement: We couldn't be happier to tell that we'll kick off our next cohort in the end of October! We're looking for new mentors so if you think this could be interesting to you, send us a message on hello@herizon.io 💌

Herizon upcoming events:

  • How to maintain focus and goals in a chaotic environment with alumni Sini Ågren
  • VC Crash course for future founder with MAKI.VC (Part 2)
  • Employment basics with labour union lawyer
  • Weekly co-working sessions (offline and online)
  • Linkedin Bootcamp / September (recurring event)