The Startuplifers experience

Startuplifers connects talented Nordic students and recent graduates with promising startups in San Francisco.
We believe, that going to work in Silicon Valley is a unique chance to learn from the best and boost your career.



Passport is a 2-week intensive training program enabling you to perfect the art of job hunting in Silicon Valley.

After graduating from Passport you will move to Takeoff, where you get connected with startups.

Takeoff is a personalized matchmaking program that connects you with the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley.

You get access to multiple job opportunities matching your preferences and strengths. Together we will land the job of your dreams.

Hear it from our alumni

“Living and working for six months as an intern at Notable Labs in the world’s number one startup hub, San Francisco, has been one of the most rewarding and inspiring experiences of my life.”

Oskari Mantere, alumnus

“My Startuplifers experience abroad has only been a positive thing for my career: it still demonstrates that I won’t get scared in front of big challenges.”

Hilla Pyykkönen, alumna

"Startuplifers program sounded like something that was too good to be true. What's funny is that it was even better than I could have ever imagined. Lately, I've started to think that my decision to apply for Startuplifers internship may turn out to be one of the most remarkable career choices of my life."

Roope Hovi, alumnus

“I gained imperial shit-ton of self-confidence. It’s hard to believe that it has only been nine months when thinking about how much I’ve learned.”

Risto Vuorio, alumnus

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