Tuesday, November 10, 2015
SLUSH 2015 "WELCOME TO THE NORTH"
Slush is the focal point for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. This year, Slush brings together 15.000 attendees and more than 1600 startups for the two-day event. 800 investors arrived to Helsinki to meet startups in nearly 4000 pre booked meetings.
Slush is a non-profit event organized by a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and music festival organizers. Although Slush has grown from a 300-person event to become one of the leading events of its kind in the world, the philosophy behind remains the same: to help the next generation of great, world-conquering companies forward.
Starting Wednesday 11.11.2015. the event brings together 15 000 people.
Slush was almost sold out already two days before the Event. If you are lucky you might get some tickets available for 12.11.2015 Thursday via this Link: Thursday Tickets
In total this year 15 000 people are expected to Slush 2015 in Helsinki , 1700 growth companies and 250 venture capital funds.
"It has been staggering to see that, especially international interest in Slush has grown even further. Yet more impressive is the fact that nowhere in the world has never been such a large number of early -stage technology companies with so many Investors ," Slush CEO Riku Mäkelä commented on the event release.
From the 1700 growth companies, 80% would like to recruit new talent. We know one thing for sure Slush has succeeded in one of its key objectives, namely to recruit the world's largest investors in the technology sector.
"This year, venture capital funds are greater than ever."
with 50% growth in the number of potential investment destinations with Money to be invested.
"Slush has incoming funds right now as an active investment activities, around 20 to 30 billion €"
However, startups and investors meeting area is two times bigger than in the previous year. Now at 200 meeting tables can accommodate up to seven thousand half-hour meeting, but even that is not enough.
I guess this is one of those events that we all should attend, I already have my own Invite to one of the most exclusive after Party after Slush. Don´t miss the opportunity.
If you want to know more about the Event press HERE and keep in touch.