We’ve reached the moment that Slush GIA entrepreneurs have been waiting for – the Slush GIA Bootcamp. A total of 35 guests from 15 different countries came over to Helsinki for a week full of workshops, smaller gatherings and sessions to prepare them for the main days of Slush. Here are a few of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s an honor to introduce you to the first five startups from emerging markets selected for the Slush GIA – Global Impact Accelerator – 2018 program with the mission of offering sustainable solutions. All the selected startups will come to Helsinki on 27th November for nine intensive days filled with workshops, side-events and Slush. The […]
As part of our Slush GIA program, a two-day bootcamp with interactive workshops was hosted at The Heartland Incubation Hub – Owerri, Nigeria. Their mission is to support young people in starting their business and help them create new opportunities in emerging markets with developing infrastructures. We were able to catch up with two people: Nina, […]
Throughout the three years of Slush Global Impact Accelerator (GIA), we’ve had more than 70 startups participating in the program and further attending our event in Helsinki. Each year, we catch up with the founders to be able to let you know how have they been, what’s up, and what’s next. Let’s hear it from […]
Over the past decade, we have witnessed unprecedented technological growth. Despite, these developments we are increasingly concerned about the sustainability of our planet and humanity as a whole. To make a long lasting change, we have to redefine the way people and organizations interact with the world. We believe that it takes entrepreneurs to create […]
Impact Day keynote speaker Anne Badan, CEO of The Shortcut, empowers people who haven’t found their place in society yet. The first time you hear about a new impact non-profit The Shortcut, you almost want to ask: Is diversity even a topic we need to discuss about in 2016? Sadly, it is. In Finland, as […]
40 entrepreneurs from 20 global competitions will join us in Helsinki in late November to accelerate their impact business ideas, engage with the Nordic startup community and make a life-lasting connections with the major culmination at Slush 2016. We are excited to launch the second edition of GIA. Slush Global Impact Accelerator is a program […]
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