Partners 2015

OP Lounge

Need a break from coding? Want to brainstorm with your team? The OP Lounge will be the perfect place to relax and kick back during Junction. It will be open throughout the weekend for anyone in the need of comfort.

The OP Lounge features Fatboys, couches, coffee, and snacks. It is located in the second floor of the venue with a great view of the whole Hacking Area. Turn your creative chill mode on and come enjoy the perks at the OP Lounge, the OP and Junction crews warmly welcome you!

Omena Hotels

Need a creative rest period or a good night’s sleep? Are you too jet lagged to go on nonstop for the whole 48 hours? If yes, no worries, we got you covered!

Omena Hotels and Junction provide accommodation for all the Hackers coming out of town free of charge in downtown Helsinki. Teams of 4 people will have their own rooms and smaller or larger teams will share the room with other teams. Hackers receive their keys at the opening ceremony on Friday!


Enoro is a leading Nordic software provider for energy utilities. Customers across Europe use our software to enhance their operations, maximize the benefits of smart metering and smart grids, and stay up-to-date with regulatory compliance. We work in a growing industry, and already more than 15 000 000 energy consumers’ data across Europe is managed with our solutions. We innovate together with forward-thinking utilities to release the full potential of energy markets for our customers – today and in the future.

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With my.basen, developers can trial their concept devices, services and spimes globally in a matter of hours. my.basen enables you to invent an Uber, AirBnB or Nest Thermostat - every day.

Developers taking part in the workshop will see how my.basen works and how quickly new applications can be developed with it. After the workshop the participants are invited to get their free my.basen accounts to start creating their own massively scalable, fault tolerant, secure & globally available Internet-of-Things applications.


The Cozify Hub connects different devices from different manufacturers into one seamlessly working entity. Cozify uses open standards and technologies - And we want to be an open platform ourselves. To embrace the open approach, We will setup a developer forum and provide open APIs for all.

You will get an API to create your own rules for the hub. For example, “Blink lights when someone is at the door” or “Wake me up with music, lights and fresh coffee”. Later on, we will let you integrate your own devices and cloud services with Cozify platform.


Our story began when young French merchant, Jean-Claude Decaux, started to advertise his father’s shoe shop with posters. Nowadays we are the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide.

If you want to be seen and noticed, you have to be outside! We provide you an urban media platform to showcase your hack in the heart of Helsinki.


UpCloud offers powerful, reliable and cost effective cloud servers from Helsinki, London, Chicago and Frankfurt. Scale up or down as required and run any kind of environment you wish. We’ve got you covered. Our MaxIOPS storage backend is also the fastest storage backend around.

Come talk to our people on how to build a scalable and fault tolerant environment on UpCloud. We have our developers on site to help you out.


We at Affecto create business value for our customers by combining information with insight. We leverage the full data set surrounding organizations and our services range from information technologies to advanced digital business solutions. We change the way our customers make their business, and how the citizens experience their everyday life.


At HiQ we simplify people’s lives with the help of IT. We see technology as a tool for solving complex challenges and making a difference in everyday lives, for example, through innovations such as our Swish or S Bank apps, the Roam Delivery solution automotive industry or our own integration platform FRENDS. Our projects cover demanding e-services, process automation, user experience and interaction design, quality assurance and IoT. HiQ employs 1400 experts both in the Nordic countries and in Russia, 250 of us in Espoo, Finland. Go ahead and have a look into our work in Youtube, or


Procountor is a financial management and accounting cloud service used by more than 10 000 customers and 400 partner accounting offices. We’ve built our company to be really people-centric and this year we placed 16th on the Great Place to Work competition. Our software is built on open source Java technologies and our development operates in four Scrum teams. In Junction 2015 we are looking for new talents and learning how we could improve our product to fit in the ecosystem of open APIs as we are currently implementing a new set of APIs.


Unity is a complete ecosystem for developing multiplatform games and interactive content, used by millions of developers worldwide. Our best-known product is the Unity Engine, which enables independent game and visualization studios to design their own engine and assets. The Unity engine integrates ― in one unparalleled platform ― the tools to create 2D and 3D interactive content; collaboration solutions; rapid multiplatform deployment; and retention, advertising and analytics services to grow our customers’ businesses. At Junction you and your team can download Unity Pro Lisense and hack away!


EpicTV is the ultimate online community for outdoor and adventure sports. We have all the videos, gear, pro-tips, & hacks to get you inspired and outside.


The Uber API enables developers globally to easily integrate the Uber experience into their own apps. We have a showcase page that highlights our most recent partner integrations, case studies, and hackathon projects.

Get started now by registering your app in our Developer Dashboard.

Elisa Appelsiini

Elisa Appelsiini is Elisa's IT business unit. Our business is based on an excellent customer satisfaction, technological expertise and genuine customer oriented operations. We produce a wide range of productivity, consulting, application management, application development, outsourcing and support services.


MixRadio is the world’s easiest-to-use and most personalized music streaming service. At the touch of a single pink button, MixRadio brings music lovers a unique mix of music tailored to their individual taste. It cuts through the clutter between you and the music. Download the app (iOS, Android, Windows Phone) from here!

Simply drop us an email and we can get you fast tracked onto our APIs as well as providing support at the Junction:

Pure Waste Textiles

At Pure Waste textiles, we make ecologically sustainable and premium quality 100 % recycled yarns, fabrics and ready-made garments. This makes us unique. Our products are entirely made out of recycled textile waste and offer the consumer the same quality and comfort as those made out of virgin materials. It requires 11 000 liters of fresh water to grow 1 kg cotton so with one Pure Waste t-shirt you save 2700 liters of water and gain a good story worth sharing.


fruitkit is a fruit delivery service created specifically for countries like Finland. Where winters are long, and the overall quality and variety of fruit found at popular supermarkets is poor. For a monthly subscription, customers get the freshest, hand-picked fruit available from tried and tested suppliers. Home delivered.


Uploadcare handles file uploading, storing, processing and delivery for any web or mobile app. So you can set-up a cloud file infrastructure in minutes and concentrate on things that matter the most.

At Junction Hackathon, we'll help you evaluate if Uploadcare is good for your use case and guide you through the integration.

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Johan & Nyström

Johan & Nyström was founded by a group of coffee-loving friends with the vision of a better coffee world. Our mission is to promote the craft by roasting tastier, more fun and more sustainable coffee. It’s not a job, it is a lifestyle and a passion. We will innovate, improve and challenge the coffee industry´s misconceptions about quality. We roast our beans according to an artisanal process called “slow roast” where the coffee develops all the good flavors and aromas inherent to the carefully selected beans. We hope you will enjoy our coffee just as much as we do.


Samsung is providing the hackers with a Gear S2s that come with a full circle screen and a durable stainless steel body that sits slim and sleek on your wrist. Customizing the watch face and changing watch bands is so easy, it's a device for all occasions. Developers get started with here.


ThingLink is an interactive media platform that empowers publishers, educators, brands, and developers to create more engaging content by adding rich media links to photos and videos.

With 2M content creators, ThingLink has become the most popular cross-platform solution and creative community for interactive media. You can keep track & measure of how people interact with your content as it spreads across the web.

ThingLink API Demo for Junction