Game of IDEAS 3 -2021

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Come and cast your iron-made ideas with business angels!

In the first stage, all applicants present their business ideas online to Novago’s jury and Reidar Wasenius, the host of the final competition. Of these, the most promising will be selected for the final competition to be held at Billnäs Works on 21 September 2021 from 17:00 to 20:00. The competition will be broadcast as a LIVE stream and recorded. If necessary, we offer sparring with a business consultant to develop your idea and presentation until 30 June.

This is a great opportunity to get more visibility for your business and products or services!!

If you have any questions about the competition, please send an email to gameofideas[at]

If you are interested, please follow these steps:
1. Apply here
2. Fill in and submit
3. Please wait to be contacted

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Billnäs Works

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Reidar Wasenius

The host of the event – Reidar Wasenius!

Reidar Wasenius is an experienced professional in communications and business development, whose voice is familiar to most Finns. His voice is heard e.g. in offcial messages in Finnish telephone networks since 1992, in the public announcements on board the trains of VR since 2014 and in the automated telephone services of Customs Finland and many municipalities and cities throughout Finland. Reidar has done business development for internatioal corporations like Nokia and Samsung and for startups. He was the Managing Director of the Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) 2017-2019 and is now the Chief Creative Officer of Breaks Finland Ltd.


The Finnish Business Angels Network FiBAN

FiBAN The Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) is a non-profit association of private investors on a mission to inspire private startup investing. FiBAN is one of the largest and most active business angel networks in Europe with over 650 approved investors as members.

Did you decide to apply? Great!

A few more dates and steps to remember:

  • Application period: 23 March to 2 August 2021
  • We offer sparring with a business consultant to develop your idea and presentation until 30 June.
  • The first stage 8/2021 (your presentation max. 15 min)
  • finals 21.9.2021 (your presentation max. 4 min and 8 min for questions, total 12 min)
  • Here’s a few tips for preparing your presentation!