Amazing news regarding a startup receiving funding! Finnish company Canatu, received a whopping €12 million in funding at Slush, at the Sino Track side event which focuses on the Chinese markets. Canatu specializes in bendable and 3D formable touch sensors and transparent conductive films. These can be used, for example, in the car industry for […]
What an outstanding way to open Slush 2017 — first the opening show, then a few words of welcome by President of Finland Sauli Niinistö and culminating with Former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, on stage. Al Gore finished the Opening Keynote Speech with words of encouragement. Al Gore captured the Slush […]
I was presented with the opportunity to talk and interview Risto Lähdesmäki, and hear his thoughts on building his company, Idean, seeing it grow, and eventually selling it. Here is a little something I learned from one of Finland’s very own! Risto Lähdesmäki founded Idean, a company specializing in user experience, in 1999. The Finnish-based […]
Meet Indu Subaiya, who has paved her way both as an entrepreneur, and as a filmmaker. She is also greatly known as a keynote speaker and a moderator, for example, at the Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative. Wow — Welcome Indu! Indu is passionate about healthcare and enhancing people’s knowledge about health, which is why […]
She is the CEO and Co-founder of Ellevest, Owner and Chair of Ellevate Network, former CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and a top-selling author. She is Sallie Krawcheck – one of our this year’s speakers at Slush 2017. Sallie took on the role of an entrepreneur when she co-founded Ellevest, a digital financial platform […]
CTO and Co-founder of Slack, Director of Engineering for Flickr, co-creator of B3TA, and a best-selling author. All this by the young age of 36. Now, Cal Henderson is coming to Slush 2017. Cal Henderson is the CTO and Co-founder of Slack, the email killer-app for businesses. Cal is also an author. In 2006, he published […]
Entrepreneur, philanthropist, co-founder of Moon Express and Viome. Naveen Jain’s aspiration is that everyone remains curious to learn, that they have a mindset of abundance and look at the world as what it can be, and he wants to make them thirsty. Once you become thirsty, you will find water and drink yourself. Of all […]
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