Takomo provides an innovative environment where ideas can be developed further into actual businesses. Takomo is all about the people and their unique skills. When we do things together and share knowledge and ideas, great things will happen.
Service is our business
Takomo offers a productized service for individuals who want to develop their ideas into businesses. Within a cooperative environment and utilizing training and networking, Takomo helps entrepreneurs to assess the commercial viability of their ideas and to identify the factors that will be critical to the success of their business.
The driving force behind Takomo’s excellence comes from the cooperative work of our members; they represent a wide range of young as well as experienced professionals in different fields. By working together and taking advantage of the unique skills of each one of our members, we are able to achieve the best results.
The power of peer reviewing is remarkable – if you have a business idea, you should definitely come and share your idea with others. Together we can bring ideas which you wouldn’t have thought on your own. By peer reviewing the idea, you are much more ready to enter the market and you can possibly avoid some unnecessary mistakes.
We are in close cooperation with local and global organizations. They support our activities and offer new perspectives that help our members to take their business ideas further.
From customers’ needs
A good idea is the starting point for a new company, but customers’ needs lie at the heart of every successful business idea. Here in Takomo, we are committed to help our members to assess the commercial viability of their ideas straight from the market. With the assistance of our wide network of partners, our members are able to get customer validation before launching their idea and consequently the risks of entrepreneurship are minimized.
Wellbeing for Oulu region
By fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, Takomo aims to create employment and increase the well-being in both personal and societal level. The newly started companies stimulate economic growth and offer interesting jobs where the local expertise is utilized.
Our values are Caring, Trust, Courage, Doing and Well-being. Everything we do in Takomo is guided by our five operating values: Care, Trust, Courage, Action and Well-being. With care and trust we build up the foundation that enables our members to share their ideas in a supportive environment. To take these ideas further and turn them into actual businesses, we need courage and action. These four values come together and make it possible to achieve our ultimate goal and increase the well-being of our region.