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These funding organizations have one goal in common: to develop and support the growth of new businesses in developing markets. The International Trade Center, joint agency of World Trade Organization and United Nations, focus on the internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises. SAIS programme enhances innovation in Southern Africa, by providing training, networks and funded projects. BioFISA’s purpose is to apply biosciences research and development in poverty alleviation. Serbia Innovation Fund contributes to the overall development of innovations through various financial aid instruments.
The startups will have the chance to fly to Helsinki to expand their networks and meet like-minded impact-driven entrepreneurs at Slush. The most prominent startups will also be pitching at the main Slush GIA Impact Showcase at the Pink Stage.
Eyone was founded in 2015 and is a software publisher in health and digital transformation, present in Senegal, Mali, Niger and Ivory Coast. Their idea is to improve the reaction time of doctors with patients, and as a consequence, reduce the death rate in various serious medical matters, such as maternal health, children’s health and chronic diseases.
Swipe2pay was founded in Uganda, Kampala in 2016. Swipe2pay empowers small businesses to access their finance and business performance data in a simpler way. Currently, many small businesses function below their full potential constrained by limited access to meaningful finance. Swipe2pay’s goal is to let these small businesses have complete access to credit as they grow.
Education is expensive in emerging markets: even the ones who have higher education find it difficult to get the right job. SomaApp helps young people to find internships, scholarships, and conferences to fit their education and interests. The app is currently expanding to Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia and South Africa.
AgriPredict’s mission is to enhance security and diminish farmer yield harm caused by pests and unfriendly climate conditions. AgriPredict works intimately with ranchers, rural specialists, NGOs and different partners to distinguish the requirements of the agrarian division.
Foi Sciences was founded in 2015. Foi Science convert agricultural waste in activated charcoal to make cosmetics such as perfumes. The startup teaches currently unemployed women to make these products in order to sell them or for personal use.
Safe Motherhood Alliance was founded in Zambia in 2017. A big part of the child mortality problem in Zambia and beyond is the lack of access to sterile supplies. Safe Motherhood Alliance improves safe births by developing a simple, low-cost disposable delivery kit for pregnant women in Zambia to use during childbirth.
Woobox offers a 100% recyclable packaging alternative to be used to transport all sorts of foods to restaurants, farmers markets and large retailers, becoming an alternative to large Styrofoam boxes. In other words, the team strives to become a key figure in the global ecosystem and contribute to a more sustainable future through a natural food delivery system alternative.
Another Slush, another experience – no two events are alike. Through its program, setting and production, Slush Tokyo sets the tone for action at Tokyo Big Sight West Hall 1. In 2 days the lazer lights will be switched on and the gates will be opened – welcome to Slush Tokyo 2019. From an empty […]
So you’ve already purchased your tickets for #slushtokyo19. Now what? Here’s a top tip: grab your badge early at our pre-registration hubs around the city. Don’t feel like it? Here are 3 reasons why we think you should. SIDE EVENT ENTRY. With your badge beautifully slung around your neck, our team will know you’re an official […]
The annual pitch training event especially curated with everything that a startup needs is back. Quick Facts: When is it? On Feb 16, 2019, Saturday. What time? 12:00 – 20:00 BUT doors are only open from 11:30-12:30 so don’t be late! Where will it be? At this cool place called Accenture Innovation Hub (Sumitomo Fudosan Azabu Juban […]
The official Slush Tokyo startup side event is back again this year! Slush Tokyo and Amazon Web Service Japan will co-host the “Startup Day” on the 21st February, 2019 Slush Tokyo, the biggest startup event in Japan happening on 22~23rd February, will be partnering with Amazon Web Service to launch the official side event “Startup […]
Welcome to the land of the rising sun. Do not fret. Coming to Japan won’t just be a treat for your tech hungry mind. We promise you, this city will keep you safe, drive you nuts and feed you well. On a normal day, the Slush Tokyo team can usually be found running around the […]
It is not secret that Slush Tokyo has been a hub for meeting local and international players in the startup scene. In 2018, 600 startups and 200 registered investors pre-booked over 511 meetings that were held during the two days of Slush Tokyo through our Matchmaking Tool with 2,193 requests and 511 walk-ins. This year, […]
MEET THE SLUSH GLOBAL TEAM (JAPAN, FINLAND, CHINA, AND SINGAPORE), LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT TECH SCENES, GET EXCLUSIVE STORIES AND MORE. The Global Gathering focuses on giving the media a bigger look at the startup scene and a peek into how Slush plays a part in it. The event will highlight the different goals, achievements […]
This year, there will be two programs giving startups a chance to speak on stage. The annual Slush Tokyo Pitch Contest where startups bring their A-game as they compete for the final winning spot and the new ShowTech Time which give startups the chance to pitch to their target customers. Pitch Contest Successful Applicants […]
In the spirit of “Call For Action”, we have rebranded and revamped the Dialogue Stage to be a kick-off point for attendees as an avenue to start or help your journey. After getting inspired from successful founder stories, we don’t want you to leave just inspired; we want you to leave with something you can […]
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