Founded in 2013, Detectify is a Sweden-based company which scans potential website vulnerabilities with the help of a global white-hat hacker community. Rickard Carlsson, CEO of Detectify, shares the story of their successful Series A funding round, with some valuable advice on how to convey a message through pitching. Rickard, who had previously participated at a […]
Fill the speaker form here. In addition to fire and waterfalls, we also enjoy having top-level speakers on our stages. Our speakers are usually enthusiastic founders, successful investors, and other kinds of startup pioneers and tech aficionados. To add to this mix, we’re looking for the best kept secrets behind your team and your product […]
Keep your eyes on Finland: a new record has been set! Finnish startups and early-stage growth companies raised over €349 million in funding, in 2017. This is the highest amount of business angel and venture capital funding to date, according to the statistics collected by Finnish Business Angels Network ry (FiBAN) and Finnish Venture Capital […]
Got a stellar startup based in Northern Europe? Are you looking to create new markets or reshape the existing ones with the help of AI, machine learning, or new user experiences, perhaps? Read on, superstar! With big names such as Supercell’s Ilkka Paananen and Mikko Kodisoja, Niklas Zennström from Atomico, Mistletoe Venture Partners International and […]
Unacast, the leading contextual and transparent location data platform, announced that it has raised $17.5 million in its new funding round. The round was led by Transatlantic fund White Star Capital, and joined by Telia, a leading European telco, with existing investors Open Ocean Capital and Investinor, the Norwegian government-backed investment company. The mission of […]
If you listened to Al Gore when he gave his Opening Keynote Speech at Slush 2017, this shouldn’t be news to you, as he let the secret out while congratulating Andreas Saari on his new position… Don’t remember? That’s fine. As long as you’ll listen more carefully when he talks about climate change, we’re all […]
Real estate agents, beware: there’s a new kid on the block. Blok, the virtual real estate agent automating apartment sales, was founded by Rudi Skogman – one of the early Slushers – shortly after he sold his own Helsinki apartment. The apartment sold quickly, being the awesome, well-located pad it was. Still, there was one […]
The world’s leading startup and technology conference Slush was organized for the 10th time this week. The sold-out event gathered up to 20,000 attendees from over 130 countries including 2,600 startups, 1,500 investors and 600 journalists to Helsinki. This thrill led to nearly 10,000 meetups between startups and investors. Our 2,400 volunteers made all of […]
Altum Technologies has won the Slush 100 Showcase of 2017! After an intense contest, Objectbox placed second and AdLaunch came in third. Altun Technologies offers a solution to clean industrial equipment without having to shut down production. They utilise ultrasound emitters to clean the inside of pipes, vats and machinery to combat the effects of […]
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