Sep 13 priscillayap
We have kicked-off Slush Singapore 2018 with a series of side events, parties and networking sessions exclusively organized for our ticket holders. Before we jump into our main event, let’s take one last moment to reflect back on the side events specially tailored for our startup founders today.
Corporate-Startup Collaboration @ Philips
Now that Slush Singapore is in full swing, we are bringing you a roundup from the fun and insightful brunch session hosted by Philips Healthtech for the finalists from the Slush Singapore x Philips Startup Challenge.
All 20 shortlisted health tech startups from all over the world gathered at the Philips office, all geared up for the Startup Challenge tomorrow. The start-ups will be pitching for a deal with Philips tomorrow Slush Singapore X Philips Startup Challenge. Stay tuned to witness the greatest tech start-ups showdown!
Here we met Mr. Bruno Occhipinti, director of Strategy and NBD, Philips Asean Pacific, who emphasized on the importance of effective collaboration with other companies is fundamental to Philip’s business strategy. For more on exclusive interview with Bruno, please click here. We also had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the first-of-its-kind Philips’ consumer co-creation innovation facility Health Continuum Space.
Entrepreneurs’ Mental Health and Wellbeing @ Founder’s Day
Often as an entrepreneur, you put your health and sanity low on the list of priorities while scaling your business take the front seat. On Founder’s Day, we turn the attention to entrepreneurial mental health; we pampered our startups with a relaxing afternoon of workshops and keynotes centered around communication, relationships and an Entrepreneur’s Psychology.
Anna C. Mallon, an entrepreneur herself, took the stage with a key buzzword – empathy. She underlined the importance of understanding how people have different ways of making them tick, and how that can truly help with relationships at all levels, both personal and business-focused. Markus Gnirck, a partner and co-founder of Tryb, also generously shared with us his own journey of entrepreneurship and the importance of being ‘in the moment’ even during our hectic schedules.
Chill Out With Booze and Buffets
Our pre-event day ended off with a Founders’ Party at the rocking Openspace Ventures where startups and investors got together for an evening of fun, drinks and casual networking.
Currently the Slush Singapore team is busy gearing up for the main event day tomorrow! You seriously don’t want to miss out on what we have in store for you. Keep up with #SlushSingapore in real time by following the event on Instagram, @slushsingapore and Facebook @slushsingapore. See you there!
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