During the school year, there are various competitions whose winners can receive monetary rewards or goods in addition to fame and glory. Read more and join in!
Best Pitch Video — DL 8.12.
Now you can also participate in a video competition that rewards the best video for a business idea. More information about the competition (in Finnish, requires login).
Best Business Idea — DL 31.1.
A good business idea is the perfect combination of thought and reasoning to support the idea. Describe your idea and explain what makes it great. More information about the competition (in Finnish, requires login).
Best Application — DL 31.1.
In this competition, the JA companies can demonstrate their use of mobile technologies. More information about the competition (in Finnish, requires login).
Best Graphic Design — DL 31.1.
Communication is an essential part of the operation of any company. This competition rewards the JA company that has created the best visual representation of itself. More information about the competition (in Finnish, requires login).
Best Internet Experience — DL 31.1.
The internet is an important channel for marketing and communication, and we also want to reward the JA company that best utilizes the web. More information about the competition (in Finnish, requires login).
Best JA Company
At the end of the school year, we select the best JA company (in Finnish) at the Uskalla Yrittää -final, gathering the best JA companies in Finland at a two-day event.
At the final, a panel of business professionals interviews the companies and each company gives a company presentation. Also, each JA company has a dedicated expo stand from which they can sell their products and which are evaluated by the judges.
The companies who reach the final are selected in the regional Uskalla Yrittää semifinals, held around the country from December to March. The semi-finals are as Expos in which you get to rehearse selling and meeting customers in practice. The companies selected by the judges proceed to the national final to compete for the Finnish Championship. Find the date of your regional semifinal and join the competition!
The official website for the final competition is uskallayrittaa.fi.
Note! to be eligible to win the competition for upper secondary school JA companies, the company’s representatives must be under 21 years of age (on July 31 of the year the program is concluded)