Anna Rosling is the co-founder of Gapminder Foundation and creator of Dollar Street, which is visualising what the world would look like if we were all living on the same street by photographing peoples’ homes all over the world. This year Rosling published the book called ‘Factfulness’, written together with Ola and Hans Rosling. At Slush, […]
Yesterday a whole day of pitching culminated in 15 startups being chosen out of the initial 100. Today the pitching continued and on Pink Stage the 15 startups pitched their hearts out to become one of the three final startups. So who are the final three? A big congratulations to: Aerones Lifemote Networks Meeshkan Join […]
There are more and more companies creating business models that aren’t only about profit but also about positive impact. Andre Heinz, Venture Partner at Obvious Ventures, Anna Ryott, Chair of Board at Summa Equity and member of the board of Norrsken Foundation, and Zachariah George, Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Startupbootcamp Africa sat down […]
How can cities be frontrunners in solving some of our biggest problems? This was the main topic of the conversation between Jan Vapaavuori, the mayor of Helsinki, and David Wallerstein, Chief Exploration Officer at Tencent. The solution is functional cities and Jan Vapaavuori’s goal is that Helsinki will be the most functional city in the […]
Yesterday 15 startups impressed the judges and are going to be pitching today at Slush. The selected startups are: 12traits Accordium Aerones BASIS ID Blixt Tech AB Boksi.com Cochlear.ai Lifemote Networks MeduSoil LLC Meeshkan mojo diagnostics Precisely QuietOn Umnai Wibe Academy Congratulations to the startups and the best of luck. Catch their pitches today at Pink […]
Anna Rosling, co-founder of Gapminder and co-author of Factfulness, a book Bill Gates gave to all college graduates this year, is joining us at Slush this year. We got the opportunity to exchange thoughts with her before she takes the stage to tell us why is it that we get the world around us wrong, […]
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