Art-Up: Artists in Business

Get to know the Units Hub’s participants, inspiring people in the industry and the different possibilities of combining artistry and business as an entrepreneur.

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  • My company will enable me to work in Finland

    Trumpeter Devina Boughton hails from the United States. After their Fulbright exchange year, staying in Finland seemed like the right path forward. In the autumn of 2022, they participated in the Uniarts Hub pre-incubator program, which gave them the tools to establish a business. Devina wants to continue working as a musician, composer, arranger, and music teacher.

  • 5 reasons to apply to Uniarts Hub

    Thinking about applying to Uniarts Hub? Here’s why you should do it.  

  • Companies and organisations need art and creative thinking

    Jussi Puukka, who graduated as a music educator, wants to help companies develop their operations through the means of art. He was looking for support to start his own company by participating in the twelve-week Uniarts Hub pre-incubator program in autumn 2022.

  • Gaia Stage catches the energy of the audience

    Musician, composer and researcher Dominik Schlienger has just finished his doctoral project in the music technology department at the Sibelius Academy. In autumn 2022, he participated in the Uniarts Hub pre-incubator program, where he developed his non-profit organization focused on carbon-neutral concert venue technology. He considers Uniarts Hub a good introduction to the business world.

  • Uniarts Hub Demo Day

    The first edition of the brand new Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programme culminated in the Demo Day event in Theatre Academy’s Tori on November 16th, 2022.

  • Art-Ups stepping into the light

    Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programme was launched this fall. We need more discussion around art entrepreneurship and the ways of doing business in art, project manager Kati Uusi-Rauva writes.

About this blog

Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programmer’s blog showcases the possibilities of entrepreneurship in the culture and arts industries.

Here you’ll get to know the Hub’s participants, inspiring people in the industry and thoughts on how to combine artistry and business.

Read more about the Uniarts Hub programme.