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EXPERIENCE THE HEART OF THE
STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

Slush 2022 brings together 12,000 of the most brilliant founders, investors, operators, executives, media, and talent. That's a recipe for serendipitous magic.

Tickets May 25

NETWORKING. ENHANCED.

At its core, Slush is about the startling change that can be achieved through tens of thousands of meetings that happen over the course of the Slush Week. The laser-lit hallways are tread by startups in search of partners, tech companies looking to do business, and talent on the hunt for opportunities.

Our state-of-the-art Matchmaking Tool allows you to screen and meet people effortlessly and efficiently. The tool will open later in the fall.

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“Everywhere you walk here at Slush, you walk into someone who wants to change the world.”

Pär-Jörgen Pärson

General Partner at Northzone

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SPEAKERS

BARE-KNUCKLE LEARNING

Our approach to content is straightforward: brutally hands-on, honest like nowhere else. To that end, we gauge whom to bring on stage by one predominant metric: what concrete advice they can bring to the table. The result? A dissection of how to grow a business, delivered by people who have built some of the most successful companies on the planet.

Here’s sneak peek of who’s to come.

Doug Leone
Global Managing Partner, Sequoia

Doug Leone

Global Managing Partner, Sequoia

Doug Leone is Global Managing Partner at Sequoia Capital. He focuses on software investments aimed at the enterprise market. He is a Director of ActionIQ, Cyera, Island, Nubank, strongDM, Trade Republic, and Wiz. Doug was involved with Sequoia’s investments in numerous companies including Aruba (ARUN), Hyperion/Arbor Software (HYSL), Infinity International (SDS), International Network Services (ALU), Medallia (MDLA), MedExpress, Netezza (NZ), Plangrid (ADSK), Rackspace (RAX), RingCentral (RNG), and ServiceNow (NOW).

Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 1988, Doug held sales and sales management positions at Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard and Prime Computer. Doug holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Cornell University, an MS in industrial engineering from Columbia University and an MS in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

About Sequoia
Founded: 1972  |  HQ: United States  |  Stage: Seed-Growth

Nikolay Storonsky
Co-founder and CEO, Revolut

Nikolay Storonsky

Co-founder and CEO, Revolut

Nik is the Co-founder and CEO of Revolut. The mission of Revolut is to transform the way we spend and transfer money abroad. Launched in 2015, Revolut is one of the Europe’s highest ever valued tech companies.

Since its inception, Nik has put Revolut on the path to becoming the world’s first truly global bank, changing the way we do all things money. Prior to launching Revolut, Nik worked as an equity trader.

About Revolut
Founded: 2015 |  HQ: United Kingdom  |  Funding: $1.7bn |  Industry: Fintech

Mette Lykke
CEO, Too Good To Go

Mette Lykke

CEO, Too Good To Go

Mette is CEO of Too Good To Go. She is driving impact at scale on the issue of food waste, which is responsible for 10% of all GHG emissions. Too Good To Go is the world’s largest marketplace for surplus food, and more than 130 million meals have been saved in 17 countries by 55 million users.

A founder in her own right, Mette co-founded fitness and training community Endomondo in 2007, acquired by Under Armour in 2015. In 2017, she joined Too Good To Go, drawn by the mission to lead her second company.

About Too Good To Go
Founded: 2015 |  HQ: Denmark  |  Funding: $75m |  Industry: Social Impact

Andrey Khusid
Co-founder and CEO, Miro

Andrey Khusid

Co-founder and CEO, Miro

Andrey is Founder and CEO of Miro, the world’s most popular visual collaboration platform, funded by leading investors like Accel, Iconiq and others. Miro has more than 1400 employees in 11 offices across the globe, over 30 million registered whiteboarding fans. It is used by 99% of Fortune 100 companies for brainstorming & ideation, research & design, agile ceremonies and much more.

Prior to Miro, Andrey was Founder of Vitamin Group, an award-winning creative agency.

   

About Miro
Founded: 2011  |  HQ: United States  |  Funding: $476M  |  Industry: Enterprise Software

Loreanne Garcia
Co-founder and Chief People Officer, Kavak

Loreanne Garcia

Co-founder and Chief People Officer, Kavak

Loreanne García Ottati is Co-founder and Chief People Officer of Kavak, the first Mexican unicorn and one of the most valuable startups in Latin America. Loreanne founded Kavak with a focus on ensuring that Kavak has the best talent and is capable of working as a disruptive and high-performing team.

Under her direction, the company has scaled to more than 8,500 people in March 2022. In addition, Loreanne has led the internationalization of its personnel structure in its global expansion, which includes more than 50 operating centers in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina, to expand to the rest of Latin America and other continents.

About Kavak
Founded: 2016 |  HQ: Mexico  |  Funding: $1.6bn |  Industry: E-commerce

Max Rhodes
Co-Founder and CEO, Faire

Max Rhodes

Co-Founder and CEO, Faire

​​Max is Co-founder and CEO of Faire. As a former small business owner, Max is passionate about the positive impact of local commerce on society, and has made it his mission to help independent retailers and brands build thriving businesses and grow stronger communities.

Prior to co-founding Faire, Max was Founding Member at Square Capital and Early Product Lead at Square, where he worked on Cash App, a product that helped more than 230,000 merchants access capital to grow their businesses.

Max holds a BA in history from Yale.

   

About Faire
Founded: 2017  |  HQ: United States  |  Funding: $1.5bn  |  Industry: E-Commerce

Jessica Schultz
Partner, Northzone

Jessica Schultz

Partner, Northzone

Jessica is Partner at Northzone, where her main focus is DTC and consumer internet. Her portfolio includes Red Points, Na-Kd, Matsmart, Klarna, Outfittery, Flink and Fyndiq.

Prior to joining Northzone, Jessica co-founded and was CMO of market-leading meal-kit service HelloFresh, spearheading the global marketing operations.

She started her career in consulting at LEK, and holds an MSc, Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics.

   

About Northzone
Founded: 1996  |  HQ: United Kingdom  |  Stage: Seed-Series B

Alex Bouaziz
Co-founder and CEO, Deel

Alex Bouaziz

Co-founder and CEO, Deel

Alex Bouaziz is Co-founder and CEO of Deel, the automated international compliance and payment platform. Deel helps businesses of all sizes hire and pay their international teams and has grown to 400 employees in just 2 short years.

Alex was born in 1993, the same year as the World Wide Web (coincidence?). After graduating MIT with a Master’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering, he co-founded Lifeslice and Sarona Ventures. In 2020, he was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Enterprise Tech in 2020. When Alex is not managing all things international hiring, he enjoys playing video games and cheering on PSG.

 

About Deel
Founded: 2018  |  HQ: US  |  Funding: $629M  |  Industry: Jobs & Recruiting

 

Sofia Nunes
Co-founder and Mentor, Mambu

Sofia Nunes

Co-founder and Mentor, Mambu

Sofia Nunes is Co-founder and Mentor of Mambu. Sofia has been instrumental in building Mambu’s unique and diverse company culture through scaling over the last decade from three to nearly a thousand Mambuvians. She focused on creating an environment where employees can thrive and become their best selves. She is now on a one year break from Mambu, having built its people function from day 1.

Sofia holds a master’s degree in human-computer interaction and she is passionate about using experience design in building high performing, healthy and supportive workplaces.

About Mambu
Founded: 2011 |  HQ: Netherlands  |  Funding: $427m |  Industry: Fintech

Michael Gronager
Co-founder and CEO, Chainalysis

Michael Gronager

Co-founder and CEO, Chainalysis

Michael Gronager is Co-founder and CEO of Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company. As CEO, Michael is responsible for running all facets of the business in order to provide leading anti-money laundering and investigative services for government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions.

Prior to founding Chainalysis, Michael was the Co-founder and COO of Kraken, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Michael holds a PhD in Quantum Mechanics from the Technical University of Denmark.

About Chainalysis
Founded: 2017 |  HQ: United States  |  Funding: $537m |  Industry: Crypto Fraud Detection

“We are here to understand what's going to be big.”

Mike Chalfen

Co-founder at Mosaic Ventures

THE FOREFRONT OF TECH

At Slush, you will find startups that are transforming a wide range of industries. Every corner of the event breathes an ethos of getting things done, unapologetically and efficiently. On display, you will find the technologies that are enabling this change.

Moreover, you’ll be surrounded by hundreds of tech journalists waiting to break the next big stories.

“It seems to be the center of the universe in technology right now.”

Niklas Zennström

Co-founder of Skype & Atomico

Don’t want to be just another face in the crowd?

Whether your company is looking to increase its brand awareness, generate new leads, collaborate with startups, find the best talent, or simply give something back to the employees, we’ll craft the right package for your needs.

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a full week of action

Slush is far more than just a two-day gathering. In fact, it is a constellation of hundreds of events happening all over Helsinki, and throughout the Slush Week. Best of all, our Side Events come in all shapes and forms. There is bound to be one featuring a deep dive into your industry or current bottleneck.

“I am really impressed with the level of organisation but also the level of involvement of the whole community.”

Neil Rimer

Founding Partner at Index Ventures

THE EVENT EXPERIENCE YOU WEREN’T EXPECTING

Slush is the largest technical event production in the Nordic countries. The result? An immersive, unforgettable, laser-lit venue topped off with no end of quirks and oddities.

“One of the hidden jewels of planet Earth.”

Manny Fernandez

2014 SF Angel Investor of the Year

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