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FIVE REASONS TO JOIN SLUSH 2022 AS A STARTUP

1.  FUNDRAISING

If there’s one thing all startups do at Slush, it’s meet investors. To help you find the best investors for your startup, we’ve increased the number of investors this year to 2200 – the single largest concentration of venture investors globally. 

Let’s put this into perspective: in 2021 alone, the investors visiting Slush had a combined AUM of over $1 trillion. 

Matchmaking Tool:  With our improved Matchmaking Tool, you’ll get to cherry-pick the investors you want to meet during Slush. In 2021, over 10,000 pre-scheduled meetings were held in our dedicated Meeting Area at the heart of the Slush venue. 

Take it from us: there’s no better place to discuss your current fundraising round or build connections for your future rounds. 

 

2.  NETWORKING

In addition to meeting investors at Slush, you will be bumping into other founders and operators from around the world. Get ready to share notes with & get peer support from other builders joining you in Helsinki. 

Founders Day (Nov 16): to kick off your Slush week, we’re organizing a founder-only event on Day 0, which is one day before the main event. You’ll get to meet new founders at the most founder-centric gathering on the globe.

 

3. LEARNING

It’s no secret that the best startup founders value learning. We’ve built the Slush stages to host the most candid insights on how world-leading operators have built their companies. No sugar-coating, no filters.

Roundtables & Mentoring Chambers: Our speakers also dedicate at least one hour of their time at Slush to mentor startups like yours. This is your best chance to get personalized advice on a specific bottleneck or pain point you’re tackling. 

 

4. VISIBILITY

With over 12,000 participants at Slush this year, you have an opportunity to showcase your startup to investors, industry experts, potential customers and partners. This can happen through a Product Showcase, Product Launch, or Demo Booth

But wait – there’s more. Slush 100 is coming back this year, bigger and better than ever before. You’ll have a chance to pitch your way to be amongst the 100 best startups at Slush at the world’s crown jewel startup competition.

Registration to each of these concepts happens through the startup application. More details for Founders Day and Slush 100 will be revealed soon! 

 

5. TO HAVE FUN

After a busy day at Slush, you will take off to the dozens of afterparties located in downtown Helsinki with your team & new friends. For two days, the Slush community transforms Helsinki into an epicenter of startup enthusiasts – you’ll get to experience this together with world leading investors, founders & media representatives!

 

If you’ve got any questions, send them our way to [email protected].