Sponsorships

Tuxera Sponsorships

It’s time to get involved. See who we are sponsoring!

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Team Puli Space

“Together with Team Puli’s top notch engineering team we aim to make history with the first privately funded and engineered Moon landing.”

Tuxera teams up with Hungarian engineers in the race to the moon.

The Google Lunar XPRIZE offers $30 million in incentive based prizes for private companies to safely land a remote-controlled robot on the Moon. Half of the sum will be awarded for the first touchdown. The rover has to travel at least 500 meters over the lunar surface and deliver a digital data package back to the Earth. The so-called Mooncast should include high-definition (HD) videos, images and other relevant media. 18 out of the initial 29 teams including Puli Space are currently competing to beat the odds and land on the Moon before the end of 2018. Find out more in our blog and the news.

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Baltic Sea Action Group

The Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) is an independent non-profit foundation (2008) based in Finland working to find solutions and right actors to restore the good ecological balance of the Baltic Sea, one of the most polluted seas in the world. Through a network of partners and supporting companies like Tuxera, BSAG develops, executes and implements concrete projects to restore and preserve the entire Baltic Sea area.

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Aalto Entrepreneurship Society and TeamUp 16

We are part of Aalto Entrepreneurship Society (AaltoES) TeamUp initiative. TeamUp is a pilot program created by AaltoES for anyone interested in creating or joining a startup team and build a company. The program happens over a course of two months, during which the teams get to evolve their ideas into an actual business.

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Free Software Foundation

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all free software users.

The Free Software Foundation works to secure freedom for computer users by promoting the development and use of free (as in freedom) software and documentation—particularly the GNU operating system—and by campaigning against threats to computer user freedom like Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) and software patents.

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Girls In Tech – Helsinki chapter

Girls in Tech is a global non-profit organization focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of women in technology and entrepreneurship. Founded in 2007 by Adriana Cascoigne in San Francisco, it has over 22 000 members in 52 countries. The association arranges a wide range activities to promote and foster the involvement of women in the industry (Girls In Tech Bootcamp, Girls In Tech WORK, Lady Pitch Night Competition, Girls In Tech Hackathons, The Catalyst Conference…). The Girls in Tech Helsinki chapter was founded in May 2015. See below the video of our latest collaboration with them.

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Student Associations

tuxera_studentThis fall we are working with a number of student associations at Aalto University and University of Helsinki. The plan includes cooperation on hackathons, student events and workshops at the Tuxera office.
Sponsored guilds include:

  • Tietokilta, Computer science guild, Aalto University
  • Aski, Automation and System Technology guild, Aalto University
  • TKO-Äly, Computer science guild, University of Helsinki

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Skrolli Magazine

Skrolli is a Finnish magazine for anyone interested in the maker culture around computing and gaming. If you want to learn about how computers and operating systems work, hone your programming skills, gain practical insight into the latest technology, or simply read in-depth articles and columns from these fields, then Skrolli is the magazine for you.

Skrolli is made for the community and by the community. Many of their articles are written by fans of the magazine who are also experts in their field.  Please see here for a list of articles that have been published so far in the Finnish version.

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Espoo Figure Skating Club

This season we are also sponsoring the Espoo Figure Skating Club (ETK). The club was founded in 1979 and today has more than 700 skaters including synchronized skaters teams and other practice groups. Finnish synchronized skating teams are world elite and have won many international competitions during the past years – including the world championships in synchronized skating.

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Love and Engineering

Love & Engineering

One of our QA Engineers stared in a documentary “Love and Engineering”, a combined German, Bulgarian and Finnish production directed by Tonislav Hristov. Few of the movie scenes were shot in Tuxera’s old office in Lauttasaari (our current HQs are located at Itämerenkatu) last fall and offer a unique sneak-peak into our work environment and people who make up our team.