Slush in Helsinki. Photo: Startup India
The Finnish flagship tech and startup event Slush is organized annually late November / early December. Slush brings together the leading actors of the global tech scene to Helsinki, the Finnish Capital. The event is scheduled to take place December 4 – 5, 2018.
In 2017, Slush brought together 20,000 tech-heads, 1,500 venture capitalists and 600 journalists from 130 countries. Furthermore, 2,600 startups and 1,300 registered investors pre-booked over 10,000 meetings that were held during the two days of Slush in 2017.
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Slush is built for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. Whether you are looking for investors, customers, media exposure or mentoring, Slush offers a unique opportunity to reach the global audience and engage with the tech community. The event is designed for growing companies at all stages and from all industries.
India’s Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) will setup a Startup India theme pavilion at Slush 2018. As part of the pavilion, 30 startups will be given complimentary passes, which can be used by Startups to gain access to the conference.
This pass allows startups to attend Slush event and apply to a Slush 100 Pitching Competition. The deadline for application is November 2, 2018.