Apply for Creative Business Cup Finland 2022

This is a call to all startups in the creative and cultural industries -

the call for Creative Business Cup Finland 2022 is open!
Creative Business Cup Finland is organized by Creative Finland.

​With local entries in more than 70 countries,  Creative Business Cup is the biggest competition for innovative and creative startups across the globe. This startup competition is an opportunity to learn, develop and expand your business through upskilling activities,

worldwide connections, and networking.

The winner  gets to represent Finland in Creative Business Cup Global Finals 2022 in Copenhagen.


Timeline for the 2022

competition in Finland 


April 10
Online application deadline.


April 20
Creative Business Cup Finland Finals online

The selected finalists pitch for 3 minutes and 6 minutes for jury Q&A

June 27-28
Creative Business Global competition in Copenhagen online / hybrid event

Sneak peek at some of the prizes:


  • The title of Winner of the Creative Business Cup Finland 2022

  • A spot in the Creative Business Academy in May 2022 to develop your business skills. 

  • A seat at the Creative Business Cup Global Finals in June, where you’ll compete against national winners of more than 70 countries and gain international exposure. 

  • A full pass to BRIGHT, and the possibility to meet creative minds, startups, other companies, investors and opinion-makers from all over the world.

  • Creative Business Cup Global Finals Prizes: TBA


Creative Business Cup is an international competition for innovative business ideas, products or services.

In the Global Finals in Copenhagen online, you will be challenged by creative startups from all over the world. Anyone with a unique, creative business idea can take part in the competition. A team or a work group can also participate.


Download the competition rules and evaluation methods (pdf) >

Finnish startups in Creative Business Cup 


2015,Investor Pitch




Business Cup



Send your questions to:

Chief Networking Officer Anu-Katriina Perttunen

Creative Finland

tel. +358 44 5345 285