Nov 12, 2015 Jessica Blechingberg
Slush 100 is the pitching competition which presents one hundred of the best seed-stage companies at Slush. The competitors are all from Europe, North America, Russia, Asia, Australia and Latin America. The Slush 100 pitching competition is reaching it’s final stage. Yesterday the semifinalists were chosen and now, four finalists have been chosen.
Velmenni is designing a visible light communication device which can transfer high speed data(up to 1GBPS) through visible light. This technology can be a good compliment to exciting RF technology(Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and other RF Systems). It can be used for communication where RF cannot such as avation.
PlugSurfing revolutionises the E-mobility sector. With the PlugSurfing app you’ll find EV charging stations in the whole of Europe. It tells you where to find one and how to get there; shows you in real time whether it’s occupied and – when in Germany or the Netherlands – if it’s payable via the PlugSurfing app or key hanger. The PlugSurfing key hanger has a built-in RFID chip and can be used at stations that do not support the app technology but rather works on RFID identification.
Astro Digital revolutionize the way people use satellite data. Imagine monitoring any place in the world on a regular basis. Satellites blanket the world in images every day. Such images tell the story of how our planet is changing on a global scale and a local scale.
CareMonkey automates collection of medical/emergency/permission data for any organisation with a duty of care. Data is instantly available to authorised carers on their mobile devices in an emergency, even when offline…so they know who to call, what to do and what to tell an ambulance paramedic.
The winner of the competition will be awarded with a equity investment prize arranged together with Evli Bank and business angel syndicate gathered by FiBAN.
The Slush 100 winner will be selected by the jury:
Ilkka Kivimäki, partner at Inventure
Simon Levene, partner at Mosaic
Mattias Ljungman, partner at Atomico
Fred Destin, partner Accel Partners
Jaakko Salminen, Chairman FIBAN
Only 42 days to Slush! Whoah. It’s time to stop for a minute and tell you a bit more about who are our main partners we are teaming up with to build the 2018 edition of Slush, and most importantly – why. We can proudly state that Slush in not only an event but a […]
Ever wondered what goes on in a VC’s head? Jenny Gyllander’s Instagram account, Thingtesting, combines both of her identities – that of a fervent brand aficionado and that of a VC working for a community-driven seed stage fund. What’s the result? Visually compelling, comprehensive brand reviews from the both. We had a chance to chat […]
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 […]
PayPal made its biggest acquisition ever earlier this year when the company acquired Swedish fintech company iZettle for $2.2 billion. The deal was Europe’s biggest tech acquisition since Supercell’s stake changed hands from Softbank to Tencent in 2016. PayPal COO Bill Ready takes the Slush stage together with iZettle founder Jacob de Geer. When asked […]
Big news for all you music tech enthusiasts! Too often, it is engineers or developers discussing the big questions of music technology, not the artists making the music. That’s why we are bringing two music business professionals around the same table to talk about the possibilities the emerging music tech scene brings with it. Please […]
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 […]
In December, a compact village full of tech heads, startups and investors emerges from nowhere in the Convention Center of Helsinki. This village has a distinct visual identity and a vibrant social community. Inside the village, one can visit a district of startups, enjoy a food market with all-encompassing options to suit all taste buds, […]
These wild postdoc researchers will pitch their ideas on the Slush stage at Slush Research Pitching Competition Skolar Award. The winner of the 100K€ award is selected on December 5th. Yang Bai, University of Oulu, Microelectronics Research Unit Yang Bai’s research idea aims to create a multi-functional material that can turn any renewable energy such […]
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 […]
Tick-tock... You know what to do.
We collect cookies to make your experience here smoother.