Growth for fashion and lifestyle

Application period: Wed 11.03.2015 - Fri 10.04.2015

The Feelings programme provides coaching and mentoring assistance for companies in the fashion and lifestyle field.

Join the scheme, which helps firms to develop and grow their business capabilities and take the next leap towards international growth and success. Both experienced business development experts and acclaimed professionals will act as coaches, mentors and sources of inspiration.

A maximum of 12 companies will be chosen for this year-long growth journey. Together with Tekes, the mentors from the fashion industry will choose five companies who will be rewarded with two days mentoring.

The mentors are Swedish fashion guru Lotta Ahlvar, champion of Danish fashion and lifestyle innovations Betina Simonsen, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability Timo Rissanen of the Parsons School of Design in the United States, a specialist of corporate finance and business economics in the fashion field Satu Mehtälä and Sissi Silván, a business consultant who has functioned as Country Director for H&M in Finland.