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Prönö Blog

Welcome, step into the Prönöverse!
 

You are probably here, because you are a curious being, like we are. Curiosity is good, because learning happens through it. And without learning, progress stops.  

 

So just keep on dancing or start a new dance. After all, we each have only one life, and it’s better to dance through it than sit still. 

Prönö is the business platform that enables people and organizations to find help by matching mentors with mentees, potential board members with organizations, and sparring partners with exciting organizations. This time, we partner with Aalto Entrepreneurship Society’s Ignite to match…

Prönö is now open to everyone. Our beta-stage is behind us, and we welcome all professionals from different fields to the future business platform – to help each other, receive support and find people to work with. Our doors are…

Prönö is the platform for future board members and organization advisors. We can connect you to the organizations that are planning to seek expertise in various roles outside of their current networks. Be found for board positions The logic of…

BugFest is all about helping and making good. It might also be one the most sustainable festivals ever organized! It is aimed to do good for both our community and our planet.  We want to create the most humane business…

Prönö is a platform where the need meets the expertise. Our goal is to help you find the right opportunities and the right people to grow and succeed. You can always use Prönö with the free account, but if you…

As you know, we all have needs that we would like to get fulfilled – and so do the organizations. At Prönö, we want to match these needs with the right experts – and that could mean you. Each organization…

We want to make it possible to find people and organizations who share your values! In this case, sustainability.  Lately, we have been thinking a lot about sustainability at Prönö. In particular, how we can help the great people out…

We have collected some tips here to help you to discover your values. Values can change during a person’s lifetime, but often many core values remain constant.  What is a value? A value is a core belief or principle that…

We asked Professor Alf Rehn about how researchers and the business world can co-create more effectively and find common interests. We also learned about the new research topics that interest him right now. “I have always worked with the business…

Prönö is a new platform with thousands of professionals across different areas of expertise, and you can use our search feature to see which of them are interested in and available for board positions.  Of course, you can filter and…

Mika Pantzar is a Professor at the University of Helsinki, and his research topics are consumers and technology. He is a valued economist and public commentator.  “Researchers are always looking for new ways to question what we already know and…

Good news! Helsingin Sanomat, the biggest daily newspaper in Finland, published an article based on our board review. In their article, Helsingin Sanomat wrote about how boards of listed companies in Finland lack young people and women. Only six percent…

A recent report published by Prönö, the latest startup launched by entrepreneur Helene Auramo, reveals some disappointing statistics about the boards of Finland’s listed companies. According to the study, only 27 percent of board members are women and just 7…

As a startup entrepreneur, you must think big to make an impact on the world. And this is one of the best parts of leading a startup. Often, thinking big is also a burden, because you have to understand both…

There are many ways in which Prönö is different from LinkedIn. We don’t recommend you to delete your LinkedIn account but encourage you to start your Prönö life on the side. But let us explain the six most fundamental differences between…

Christian Berté, mentor-coach at Polaris Aadvisory, has experienced a lot throughout his career. You can read more about his thoughts on leadership, his experience and building trust in our earlier blog post. This time we are sharing our conversation with…

I always encourage my friends to have side hustles. It’s an easy way to try something new, and working with interesting people can bring so much energy into your life.  My first business was like a side hustle during my…

I remember how panicked I was when I first started as an entrepreneur. All was new and exciting, but I was very afraid to make any mistakes – especially regarding accounting and financing. I didn’t yet have that many entrepreneur…

Christian Berté launched Amazon Logistics in France and has a long international career. Now, as a Sparring Partner and Mentor-Coach, he supports Leaders in their journey to grow professionally as they seek to develop their business.  Christian Berté is the…

We have created a place for people to share their dreams. You never know who might see your goals and want to help you reach them. Or maybe you have already achieved your dream – is this a good time…

Find business partners who share your values so that you can find better and longer-lasting business relationships. There is no other platform where you can evaluate and choose the people you work with based on the values and dreams you…

Even if we are already satisfied, we still need to stay curious. Being able to stay ahead is not a skill – it is an attitude. Foreseeing who you need to guide you along the way is impossible or hard…

Everybody in business needs to sell something. And every entrepreneur needs to buy something sometime. Instead of buying and selling – we believe we should be helping and creating value. Traditional sales have been based on the seller’s agenda. We…

In business and in life – we all need help. In life, we have our community and structures to lean on when needed. We have systems in place to support those who need it – in some countries more than…

Your networking efforts might have grown your network, but are you finding the right people when you need them? One smart way to save your time is to get your network organized.  Most of us are on at least two…

Prönö is a place for you to find the best and most recommended professionals. But we also want you to find new people who would like to work with you. Your time is valuable So much time is wasted on…

The way we work is changing rapidly, and so we need new tools and a new mindset to succeed. In this series, Prönö’s founder Helene Auramo shares her vision of the future of work. She wants you to find new…

We’ve got a treat for you, prönös: our CEO & Founder Helene Auramo was featured on Dare to Suck! In each episode of this podcast, Wilfrid Kroath sits down with inspirational changemakers from different walks of life.  This time, Helene…

Speaker of the year. Tech influencer. Biohacker. Teemu Arina wears many hats. But how has he been able to fulfill his dreams and what are his next big goals? Teemu Arina has been chosen as the speaker of the year…

In the sustainability field, there is a vast amount of work that needs to be done. “We as humanity don’t have that much time left to change our habits – the clock is ticking”, says sustainability influencer Outi Pyy. A…

Doing many things at once is a challenge of its own. However, some people do that admirably. It’s our pleasure to introduce Kim Oguilve – a mother and CMO who has balanced her family life and career exceptionally well. Kim…

In this series, we sit down with some prönös to learn more about them and how they have found opportunities for growth. “Being an entrepreneur and having a business of my own was never a dream for me. My family…

The way we work is changing rapidly, so we need new tools and new mindsets to succeed. In this series, Prönö’s founder Helene Auramo shares her vision of the future of work. She wants you to find new ideas for…

There are hundreds of prönös who are eager to share their insights and talents with businesses by taking on board member positions. Some of them are already very active on boards, while others have untapped potential and the skills for…

The way we work is changing rapidly, and so we need new tools and a new mindset to succeed. In this series, Prönö’s founder Helene Auramo shares her vision of the future of work. She wants you to find new…

In this series, we sit down with some prönös to learn more about them and how they have found opportunities for growth. We believe that each and every one of us has a prönö inside them. A prönö is bold…

As prönös (entrepreneurial-minded people), we are always looking for new opportunities, not just when we need to find a new job. Prönös are bold enough to tell others about their professional dreams. Because we never know what might happen if we say them out…

Liisa Paasio helps people find their voices and then bring them into their companies. She has played a key role at Prönö since the early days of the company. Prönö’s CEO Helene says that Liisa’s skills feel like miracles. She…

No-one has ever accomplished amazing things just by themselves. We are dependent on each other in so many ways. We can do so much more if we find the right people.  And the right teams can make miracles happen.  So, the…

Finding your purpose and values is not always easy, but they can help you utilize your full potential and create your own future. Anna Moilanen has been helping Prönö at many points along our journey. Now, she shares how you…

Prönö’s Founder Helene Auramo has some words of wisdom for people looking to launch their own businesses: “If possible, don’t start your company alone. But sometimes it is the only way to move forward. Then you just need to do it. If you are doing a great job, others will follow.”

We love inspiring stories of people, how they find their passion and why they do what they do. Kasperi Kropsu’s story is something that we wanted to share with all you dreamers out there. He is a great example of…

When you’re starting your own business, one of the first exciting events is hiring the first employee. With Ella, everything happened quite fast after the first meeting with the Founder Helene Auramo. The papers were signed within two days, and…

Prönö CEO and Founder, Helene Auramo is putting something new and great into motion, and not for the first time. She has been an entrepreneur for more than 10 years, and now it’s time for Prönö, the biggest, hardest and most meaningful thing…

We understand how crucial it is to find the right people at the right time. And to think beyond the obvious. Because in the end, what you can’t imagine, someone else can. This is how you build something exceptional. And go…

I have co-founded many companies in the past. But this time I decided to do things differently.  I decided to design it starting from a blank sheet of paper. Like anything is possible. It was an intriguing idea – what…

At Prönö, we believe networks power success. The whole idea behind Prönö is based on trusted networks and finding the best people and companies around you. So, it’s quite natural that we are building this company with our network and our…