Nov 26, 2018 soniakinsley
This program will take place on Nov 29 connecting Nordic and African leaders with roundtables discussions about advancing entrepreneurship in Africa. There will be snacks and beverages for everyone after the stage progam has finished. Welcome on behalf of SAIS Programme, Think Africa, BioFISA II, amplaffy, New Global, and Afrolynk. The event requires registration.
On Dec 3 all the 20 Slush GIA startups will be pitching at Design Factory to pitch their business ideas. The very best of the crowd will then get a chance to pitch their ideas for the audience on Pink Stage at Slush on Dec 5 to gain traction in front of a bunch of impact-minded investors and entrepreneurs.
On Dec 4 impact-minded Slush crew will come together over an afterwork mingle with Katapult family and + Impact at Putte’s Bar and Pizza. Bridging together the Nordic and global sustainable entrepreneurship forces has been something to strive for, and here we go! You can expect an evening of light program, brilliant people, and new ideas on building the world we want to live in.
Global Impact Community event is a place where Slush guests interested in sustainable development and impactful business come together not only for chats, but to turn their thoughts into action. The event is co-hosted with Demos Helsinki, the leading Nordic think tank focusing on the innovative use of natural and human resources. During the event, you will learn more about the latest advancements in the scene and what it means to be a sustainability-focused entrepreneur. Stepping on stage: Annu Nieminen (Upright Project), Peter Lindström and Nasir Yammama, among many more brilliant minds on the spotlight! Remember to register for this event.
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 […]
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