Connecting You With The Best Startups

Work at the world’s best startups in Silicon Valley and beyond. We’ll handle the visas and flights, for free.

Get matched with world-class talent.

SINCE 2011

Our story began in 2011 at Aalto University in Finland.


Over 250 talent sent to work at the world's most promising startups.


We have sent talent to over 120 startups in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Startuplifers is a not-for-profit organization connecting talented tech, design and business students and graduates from the Nordics with the best startups in Silicon Valley and beyond. 

Over the last decade, Startuplifers has connected hundreds of ambitious talent with the most promising tech startups in Silicon Valley and beyond. On their return back to the Nordics, many of the program’s 250+ alumni have played an essential role building fast-growing Nordic startups like Wolt, Smartly and many more.

Find a startup job in Silicon Valley

We provide Nordic students and graduates with a selection of interesting roles in tech, design and business. True responsibilities and challenges to accelerate your career and learning guaranteed.

No costs – visa, flight ticket and legal stuff covered for you

It’s 100% free. We pay for your visa, flight ticket and help you with the relocation process. No hassle.

Get support in every part of your journey

Get introduced to our Startuplifers community of over 200 alumni. They’ll be there for you before, during and after your time abroad.

It's a life-changing experience

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