May 28 Arttu Närhi
Joel Flory – Co-founder & CEO of VSCO
As the co-founder and CEO of VSCO, Joel leads the company on its mission to equip, educate, and inspire anyone on the journey toward realizing their creative potential. Joel and his co-founder Greg Lutze combined their passions for photography and technology to build VSCO in 2011. Prior to founding VSCO, Joel was a successful commercial and wedding photographer. A Bay Area native, Joel is deeply involved in the local Oakland community.
Anisha Singh – Founder & CEO of mydala.com
Anisha Singh is the Founder and CEO of mydala.com. The company started under her leadership in 2009 and since then mydala.com has grown to become India’s largest local services marketing platform. She has been ranked amongst the Top 7 women CEOs located outside the US by Crunchbase. Anisha won The Most Enterprising Brands & Leaders of Asia Award in 2018 and has also been recognized under the Business category in Women In Asia – 50 Most Influential 2018, a programme produced by SingEx, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings Singapore.
Andras Forgacs – Co-founder & CEO of Modern Meadow
Andras is co-founder and CEO of Modern Meadow, a company pioneering biologically advanced materials. The company harnesses the power of design, biology, and engineering to produce the world’s first bioleather materials. Previously, he has co-founded Organovo, a San Diego based biotech company pioneering 3D bioprinting to create human tissues for pharmaceutical research and medical applications. He is also co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of the international non-profit Resolution Project. Andras was a Kauffman Fellow with the Center for Venture Education and a Term Member with the Council on Foreign Relations. He was named 40 Under 40 by Crain’s New York Business. He holds an MBA from Wharton and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Harvard.
With only a little time left to secure your ticket at the discounted price, we thought that it’d be a perfect time to invite you to have a sneak peek of some of the first pictures of how Slush 2018 will look and feel like. The event will be organized once again at the Helsinki Exhibition […]
The countdown has begun! Today, 5th of June, is the mark of only 101 days left until Slush Singapore 2018 will open its doors to the tech-heads of Southeast Asia and beyond. To celebrate this occasion, we’ve just opened our ticket sales! Why 101, you might ask. The number has been an important part of […]
Not first without the second! It’s time to reveal a little more of what to expect from Slush this year. We’re delighted to introduce you to our speakers Preethi Kasireddy, Maximilian Tayenthal and Sonali De Rycker. Preethi Kasireddy, Founder and CEO of TruStory Preethi recently launched her new startup, TruStory. It’s a platform aiming to […]
Helsinki-based Yousician, the world’s leading music education company, has been on an almost decade long journey of learning about gamifying, community building, and of course, learning new instruments. CEO and co-founder Chris Thür has been leading the charge towards the company’s goal of making musicality as common as literacy, and overseen lots of change in […]
Slush 2018 ticket sales began today, kick-starting our countdown for the 11th Slush in Helsinki this December. This year’s theme takes a cue from our mission to enable more meaningful meetings at the event and throughout the Slush year. Slush CEO Andreas Saari gives teasers on what you can expect. You might have noticed that […]
Christof Wittig, CEO of Hornet, one of the largest gay social networks in the world, talked to us about the recently-launched not-for-profit LGBT Foundation and its mission to utilize the potential of blockchain technology in order to support and protect the global LGBT+ community. You’ve probably heard the term “pink money” being thrown around. These […]
Finland continues as the top dog in the charts in European venture capital investments in startups and early stage growth companies as percentage of GDP between the years 2013 and 2017. Finland takes first place in European venture capital investments when looking at the data from the past five years and investments in proportion to […]
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 […]
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