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 […]
Only few days left until the showtime! Slush GIA (Slush Global Impact Accelerator, a program created together with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and other global partners to help startups in emerging markets and promote sustainable entrepreneurship) will kick off on 27 Nov with the bootcamp program. Although many of the GIA events […]
Training entrepreneurs can be a tricky task, especially if they’re all from different countries and very diverse backgrounds. Besides the week of preparations taking place in Helsinki before Slush, we’re hosting a series of online training workshops for the GIA 2018 founders. This way we are making sure that they have all the resources they […]
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 […]
This week, Slush GIA is making history by launching a brand new collaboration with The Shortcut. Together, as entities representing the Finnish startup ecosystem, we’re travelling around Slush GIA hubs and holding training sessions together with The Shortcut’s experienced startup coaches. This project is officially being launched now in the first destination: Owerri, Nigeria. If […]
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 […]
Last week, a new era for Slush Global Impact Accelerator kicked off. Slush hosted a workshop for startup hub managers – coming from five different countries – in Botswana. For the past three years, the GIA team has been running the program all the way from Finland. However, now we’ve decided to take off 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 […]
Slush Global Impact Accelerator (GIA) was initialized in collaboration with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and several global partners in 2015. The purpose of the program is to support impact startups from emerging markets. This year tens of entrepreneurs from 20 countries will join us in Helsinki in late November to accelerate their […]
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