GVL is university-based but fully wired to the business world.

It runs general management for Suomen kanssayrittäjät SKY ry (Finnish Co-entrepreneurs SKY Assn), the world’s first “knowledge investor” association: A diverse pool of business professionals ready for interim “venture parenthood” as co-entrepreneurs of ambitious founder teams.

GVL is funded to construct a knowledge investment enabled “Runway to Growth” for a pilot portfolio of 20 ventures, with a growing number of corporate partners.

The business action, multiple partnerships and networks offer students, faculty and entrepreneurs access to heavyweight connections around the world.

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