From around one thousand startups applying, one hundred got the opportunity to pitch at the Slush 100 competition yesterday. 20 lucky semifinalists were chosen and now we’ve finally come down to the final four.
Slush 100 is the pitching competition which presents one hundred of the best seed-stage companies at Slush. The competitors are all from Europe, North America, Russia, Asia, Australia and Latin America. The Slush 100 pitching competition is reaching it’s final stage. Yesterday the semifinalists were chosen and now, four finalists have been chosen.
The finalist for the Slush 100 competition are the following:
Velmenni is designing a visible light communication device which can transfer high speed data(up to 1GBPS) through visible light. This technology can be a good compliment to exciting RF technology(Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and other RF Systems). It can be used for communication where RF cannot such as avation.
PlugSurfing revolutionises the E-mobility sector. With the PlugSurfing app you’ll find EV charging stations in the whole of Europe. It tells you where to find one and how to get there; shows you in real time whether it’s occupied and – when in Germany or the Netherlands – if it’s payable via the PlugSurfing app or key hanger. The PlugSurfing key hanger has a built-in RFID chip and can be used at stations that do not support the app technology but rather works on RFID identification.
Astro Digital revolutionize the way people use satellite data. Imagine monitoring any place in the world on a regular basis. Satellites blanket the world in images every day. Such images tell the story of how our planet is changing on a global scale and a local scale.
CareMonkey automates collection of medical/emergency/permission data for any organisation with a duty of care. Data is instantly available to authorised carers on their mobile devices in an emergency, even when offline…so they know who to call, what to do and what to tell an ambulance paramedic.
The winner of the competition will be awarded with a equity investment prize arranged together with Evli Bank and business angel syndicate gathered by FiBAN.
The Slush 100 winner will be selected by the jury:
Ilkka Kivimäki, partner at Inventure
Simon Levene, partner at Mosaic
Mattias Ljungman, partner at Atomico
Fred Destin, partner Accel Partners
Jaakko Salminen, Chairman FIBAN