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Slush Singapore features dynamic speakers heading down from all around the world to share cutting-edge findings, emerging future technologies, innovating sustainability, groundbreaking scientific research and ethics in tech. Moreover, we have industry experts keen to share their knowledge and experience in areas like entrepreneurship and investments. Put simply, our speakers at Slush Singapore 2018 are trail-blazers who inspire and incite change.
A few revolutionary change-makers taking the stage this year are
This year, Slush Singapore has teamed up with Philips to take pitching to completely new heights. Out of hundreds of applicants, 22 startups were shortlisted to pitch their ideas in order to win the deal of a lifetime. The top startup with the most innovative solutions to 2 problem areas in the healthcare industry will win an opportunity to work with Philips, facilitated by the Bakery, and receive valuable supported from Philips’ resources, experts and network. The semi-final and final rounds of pitching will take place at our event so don’t miss all the action going down onstage at Slush Singapore 2018!
Want to know how last year’s winner is doing? Read their success story here.
For the first time ever, we are giving all startup founders an opportunity to gain valuable advice and insights from tailored interactions with their hero mentors and rockstar investors. You will get a chance to have one-on-one engagements with an assigned industry expert during our intimate Speakeasy sessions so you can share your thoughts and get your most pressing questions answered by some of the best industry insiders.
This year, we are teaming up with CNBC to give our Startup attendees an opportunity for one-on-one time with CNBC’s reporters at the CNBC Booth at Slush Singapore 2018. Apply here and get a chance to pitch your startup, get some media advice and put yourself in the spotlight!
All our Startup Pass holders will have access to our in-house Slush Matchmaking tool – an app that will help facilitate meetings with executives, the media and investors, propose and pre-book meetings with industry professionals and businesses at the Slush Meeting Area on our event day. Matchmaking is bigger than ever and we want you to be a part of it.
There has been growing interest in investing in emerging markets, especially in Southeast Asia. Our speakers, Kay-Mok Ku (Gobi), Soo Boon Koh (I-Globe), Kaspar Hadiyat (Koro Partners) were joined by Jorel Chan, who is the head of Investment Operations for Slush. Their discussion ranged from: personal insights, their experiences, as well as how Southeast Asia has […]
I am my Rival who Drives me Chika Terada, the co-founder and CEO of Sansan kicked off his speech proposing to disclose his own stories. Last year, he tried to come up with a profound lecture. But then he realized, he’s not in a position to lecture. This year, he told the audience that instead, […]
The day 1 at Dialogue Stage was a success. With having engaging speakers and the smooth-as-ever facilitation, some talks had really sought the core aspects of the entrepreneur mindset. Here, we will address three out of the seven dialogues. Cross Border Business Strategy: How to build your own brand in this society? Welcoming Techstars as […]
A dream isn’t something that is final, it’s something that should constantly be updated and thoroughly thought about with the aim to achieve it. Miku Hirano is the founder and CEO of Cinnamon, a company that is dedicated to “remove all unnecessary work from the world by using AI.” At a glance, Miku seems to […]
The winner of Slush Tokyo pitching contest has been announced – congrats, Clarity K.K.! Their matchmaking platform helps women who are returning to the realm of work after having kids. The work-life balance for women in Japan is a tricky issue, and Clarity K.K. tackles the challenges of traditional work arrangements by enabling women to identify the […]
Helen Tung, Emergent Tech advisor and MINERVA fellow at the EU, moderated the conversation between Takahiro Nakamura (Director and COO at ispace) and Kazuo Ishigame (Co-founder and COO at Infostellars) on how to make it in space. Welcome to the space age. These two will be your guides. Ispace aims to develop spacecraft technology to extend […]
Yat Siu is the founder and CEO of Outblaze , an award-winning digital services company specializing in things such as gaming, cloud, AI, and smartphone software. He sold Outblaze’s services to IBM ten years ago, pivoting the company to digital entertainment services. Siu is a bit of a tech legend, according to many: the online […]
Slush Tokyo 2019 Pitch Contest Semi-finalists Announced! It has been a great turn out at the Pitching Stage at this year’s Slush Tokyo. 40 contestants pitched in today’s contest. Not surprisingly, even greater ideas and concepts were presented in front of an eager and curious audience and judges. Contestants’ ideas and talks were diverse: from […]
Slush Tokyo 2019 has officially opened its doors and has welcomed its first speaker, Yuriko Koike, the Governor of Tokyo. The session shone the spotlight on the city’s initiatives towards raising entrepreneurship, women initiatives and supporting the startup ecosystem as a whole. Supporting a thousand startups. Since taking office as governor in 2016, Yuriko has […]
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