Growth and profitability don’t necessarily rule each other out. Inevitably, at one point or another, founders are forced to prioritize between the two. Having made this difficult decision himself, Oisin Hanrahan took the Pink stage at Slush to tell us how Handy, the platform for booking household services, shifted focus from growth to profitability and how […]
Whether you’re convincing a potential customer or a potential investor you need to be able to talk about your service or product. Pitching is fundamental, both on a business level and in life in general. Any conversation from the big to the small is about convincing the person you have in front of you. Jillian […]
Whether you’re an early stage startup or further in your journey, branding is one of the most crucial factors in a business. The brand defines your business and your customers identify you through your brand. Here are some tips from top brand creators shared on Pink Stage. Sophia Bendz (EIR at Atomico, first CMO of […]
We’ve reached the moment that Slush GIA entrepreneurs have been waiting for – the Slush GIA Bootcamp. A total of 35 guests from 15 different countries came over to Helsinki for a week full of workshops, smaller gatherings and sessions to prepare them for the main days of Slush. Here are a few of the […]
Only few days left until the showtime! Slush GIA (Slush Global Impact Accelerator, a program created together with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and other global partners to help startups in emerging markets and promote sustainable entrepreneurship) will kick off on 27 Nov with the bootcamp program. Although many of the GIA events […]
Training entrepreneurs can be a tricky task, especially if they’re all from different countries and very diverse backgrounds. Besides the week of preparations taking place in Helsinki before Slush, we’re hosting a series of online training workshops for the GIA 2018 founders. This way we are making sure that they have all the resources they […]
Time to introduce you to the last batch of startups we’ve selected for Slush’s Global Impact Accelerator Program of 2018. You can check out the previous posts here. All GIA startups share the same important mission: to offer truly sustainable solutions for emerging markets. That’s where the similarities end – companies come from a wide […]
We’re continuing our series of intros of startups selected for GIA 2018: the aim of the program is to bring the startups attempting to impact on people’s lives and communities in emerging markets forward. How can you fight youth unemployment via an app? How to make giving birth safer at low cost? These, amongst many […]
We’ve just selected more startups to be featured on the Slush GIA 2018 program with the big mission of offering sustainable solutions to – well, everything. These startups are sponsored by International Trade Center, Sais Programme (SAIS), BioFISA II Programme and Serbia Innovation Fund. These funding organizations have one goal in common: to develop and […]
It’s an honor to introduce you to the first five startups from emerging markets selected for the Slush GIA – Global Impact Accelerator – 2018 program with the mission of offering sustainable solutions. All the selected startups will come to Helsinki on 27th November for nine intensive days filled with workshops, side-events and Slush. The […]
As part of our Slush GIA program, a two-day bootcamp with interactive workshops was hosted at The Heartland Incubation Hub – Owerri, Nigeria. Their mission is to support young people in starting their business and help them create new opportunities in emerging markets with developing infrastructures. We were able to catch up with two people: Nina, […]
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