Lead Advisor for EdTech Start-Ups and Project Lead for Helsinki Education Hub
NewCo, City of Helsinki
Mia-Stiina Heikkala is the Lead Advisor for EdTech Start-Ups and Project Lead for Helsinki Education Hub for NewCo, City of Helsinki. Starting its operations in the city center this fall, the Hub is the first in the world to combine education and learning innovators (EdTech start-up´s, investors, learners, teachers, pedagogical experts, researchers, corporations and public sector) together in Finland and globally. Mia-Stiina's passion is to build an active ecosystem among EdTech innovators in Finland and globally. Mia-Stiina´s expertise is a successful and concrete dealflow path building for EdTech start-ups on their different life-cycle stages. She believes that global education and learning challenges will be solved with the help of smart technological solutions with smart contents and sharing best practices across the borders.