Tag: catching up

Clueless Geek's Guide to San Francisco

How can an introverted Finnish geek survive in a vivid city like San Francisco? This was my foremost concern when thinking about U.S. internship back in spring 2015. And here I am, near Silicon Valley, midst of all the technological happening. I’m Ruksi, Startuplifers intern and all-around code cowboy currently occupied with neural networks

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Getting settled – Andrei in Silicon Valley

Hey there, my name is Andrei and I’m a Master’s Degree student in Machine Learning and Data Mining in Aalto University.  I’m originally from Romania and came to Finland to study out of curiosity. I applied for Startup Life last fall, and I’m really glad I stepped out of my comfort zone

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Nelly's lessons learned in Shanghai

It was about three months ago I saw Startup Life’s blog post about Rovio wanting an animation producer trainee to their office in Shanghai. I immediately got super excited by the opportunity and didn’t hesitate to apply. Now, I’m spending my last week in Shanghai and I would like wrap

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Summer of Antti – Confessions of a designer

Hi! I’m Antti (spelled a-n-t-t-i), nice to meet you. I am doing my internship as a graphic designer at UserVoice. When comes to my studies I am soon starting my second year of master studies in Aalto University majoring in graphic design. As an intern I’m a bit of an

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From Intern to Founder in the Concrete Jungle

This post is written by Panu Keski-Pukkila, who was a part of Startup Life 1/2013 in New York City. Quite a lot has happened since last time we heard of him, so it’s time to catch up! It has been a while since I last wrote a blog post and

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Story of Panu: From Alpine Villages to Concrete Jungle

This is a post by Panu Keski-Pukkila, currently working as a Startup Life intern at Kollabora in New York City I have never been a fan of big cities and metropolises. I don’t hate them, but the criss-crossing streets and hoards of people hurrying places have never been able to

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From classroom to office: my story with Granify

Here”s a blog post by one of the Startup Lifers, Hilla. Hilla is working for Granify which is a machine learning platform. Hilla is currently living and working in Toronto. After you”ve read Hilla”s post check out Granify. So many events, both planned and unexpected, have taken me where I

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