With 2,600 startups, 1,500 venture capitalists, 600 journalists from over 130 countries and 2,400 volunteers, Slush 2017 has officially kicked off. As the theme this year discusses how entrepreneurship can solve the biggest problems of the world, the opening show was also something never seen before. The narrative of Slush 2017 balances between utopia and […]
On Slush Music Day 2, Gregor Pryor from Reed Smith shared the greatest 10 mistakes that a company can do in the music business. Here are the top failures, what some startups have done, but more importantly, from which the other companies have then learned from! Mistake 1: Corporate Vehicle “A friendship founded on business […]
And few other things he shared with us on Slush Music Day 1. Christopher Leacock, maybe better known as Jillionaire from Major Lazer, took over the James Brown Stage in Slush Music on Tuesday. This wasn’t the first time for Trinidadian DJ and music producer to visit us here in the North. “I’ve been in […]
Dreaming about being an entrepreneur and a founder of a tech company one day, Vinod Khosla lived his childhood in an Indian army household, without any business or technology connections. Now, among other things, he’s the founder of Khosla Ventures. Founded in 2004, Khosla Ventures is a venture capital company, providing assistance and strategic advice […]
Described as “the most connected digital entrepreneur in fashion” by Vogue and as a ”force of the fashion industry” by Financial Times, Siberian born Miroslava Duma is an entrepreneur, a digital start-up investor and the founder of several ventures. We are extremely honoured to announce, that just about in a week, she will arrive in […]
Josh Giegel, the Co-founder and President of Engineering, is leading the design, analysis, and innovation for thermodynamic elements of the Hyperloop systems, at Hyperloop One, a company creating a new major mode of transportation. At the end of this month, he arrives to Slush 2017 in Helsinki – not by Hyperloop though. The idea of […]
We had the honor to sit down with Rolf Schrömgens to talk about leadership, company culture, and maintaining the startup mentality during fast growth. It’s not easy to come up with a better person to discuss these topics with than Founder and Managing Director of Trivago – a company, which has been growing extremely rapidly from […]
During the past 10 to 15 years, there has been a significant change regarding the attitudes towards entrepreneurship among Finnish youth. More and more young Finns are willing to take the entrepreneurial leap towards building the future that they are going to live in. According to the study funded by the Confederation of Finnish Industries […]
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