Welcome back to the North. We have a new approach for both our on-stage and off-stage program. What you’ll often find in tech events is an impressive lineup of amazingly accomplished and very well-known figures; founders of billion-dollar companies, the most influential CEOs, top brass journalists, and the occasional head of state. What is a […]
This year we’re all in with startup operators, bringing their unique experiences to share with our audience. The nitty-gritty of the tech industry. The next speakers are here because of this unique knowledge only they can tell. Let’s see who we’ve got! Dan Brody: Managing Director of Tencent Investments The gaming industry is one where […]
One of the Slush core missions now and forever is the advancement of entrepreneurs’ and investors’ abilities to navigate the tech ecosystem and invest with impact. Yesterday, we took yet another leap towards attaining this goal with the release of The State of South Asian Tech (SEA) report in Singapore, yesterday. Like the State of […]
Slush Singapore Love Story Chapter 1: Lembas It’s Slush season again and the final countdown has started. We are less than a month away to our big day, and the spotlights are back on the startups and pitch competition winners. We caught up with Alvin Chong, the man behind meal replacement drink, Lembas, as he shared […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 for Slush 2018. You […]
Keep your eyes on Finland: a new record has been set! Finnish startups and early-stage growth companies raised over €349 million in funding, in 2017. This is the highest amount of business angel and venture capital funding to date, according to the statistics collected by Finnish Business Angels Network ry (FiBAN) and Finnish Venture Capital […]
Got a stellar startup based in Northern Europe? Are you looking to create new markets or reshape the existing ones with the help of AI, machine learning, or new user experiences, perhaps? Read on, superstar! With big names such as Supercell’s Ilkka Paananen and Mikko Kodisoja, Niklas Zennström from Atomico, Mistletoe Venture Partners International and […]
Unacast, the leading contextual and transparent location data platform, announced that it has raised $17.5 million in its new funding round. The round was led by Transatlantic fund White Star Capital, and joined by Telia, a leading European telco, with existing investors Open Ocean Capital and Investinor, the Norwegian government-backed investment company. The mission of […]
If you listened to Al Gore when he gave his Opening Keynote Speech at Slush 2017, this shouldn’t be news to you, as he let the secret out while congratulating Andreas Saari on his new position… Don’t remember? That’s fine. As long as you’ll listen more carefully when he talks about climate change, we’re all […]
Real estate agents, beware: there’s a new kid on the block. Blok, the virtual real estate agent automating apartment sales, was founded by Rudi Skogman – one of the early Slushers – shortly after he sold his own Helsinki apartment. The apartment sold quickly, being the awesome, well-located pad it was. Still, there was one […]
The world’s leading startup and technology conference Slush was organized for the 10th time this week. The sold-out event gathered up to 20,000 attendees from over 130 countries including 2,600 startups, 1,500 investors and 600 journalists to Helsinki. This thrill led to nearly 10,000 meetups between startups and investors. Our 2,400 volunteers made all of […]
Altum Technologies has won the Slush 100 Showcase of 2017! After an intense contest, Objectbox placed second and AdLaunch came in third. Altun Technologies offers a solution to clean industrial equipment without having to shut down production. They utilise ultrasound emitters to clean the inside of pipes, vats and machinery to combat the effects of […]
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