Prime Minister of Finland to speak at tech, start-up event Slush China 2015


On 13 October it is time for Slush China in Beijing, arranged by one of the most influential start-up company events in the world. The Finnish Prime Minister (himself an entrepreneur within telecom and IT) Juha Sipilä strongly supports Slush and are among many prominent Finnish, as well as Chinese (and other international), business leaders and entrepreneurs who will attend as speakers.

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Slush is the focal point for entrepreneurs and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. Slush has become one of the leading tech and start-up events in the world, reaching 14.000 attendees from 79 countries in 2014. The events aim at developing the local entrepreneurship communities and technology ecosystems.

Any Slush event is the place to meet the the game-changers! Slush China brings together people with big dreams and ambitions. Slush China builds bridges and trust between China and the world, lights up an entrepreneurial fire among the Chinese youth and kicks off a new ecosystem for entrepreneurship.

Slush China features success stories from startup founders with all the failures and life-shaking experiences and a groundbreaking pitching competition for the rock-star Chinese and international startups.

Photo: Eisuke Nakanishi

Slush is built for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs, and it is meant for growth companies of all stages and industries. Whether you are looking for investors, customers, media exposure or mentoring, Slush offers a unique opportunity to get your company within the reach of a global audience.

Slush brings the relevant investors and companies to the same place and makes sure that the right companies meet the right investors in one-on-one meetings.

Investors, meet the top tech companies! Slush has become a central hub for established companies and brands that are interested in emerging technology. The event offers a unique platform for product launches, open innovation challenges, networking events and the likes.

Photo: Eisuke Nakanishi

Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman of Nokia Corporation and Chairman and Founder of F-Secure Corporation, is also a speaker in Beijing. On the Chinese front Ian Yang, Corporate VP and President of Intel China are among a long list of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

During 2015, the planned dozen Slush World events will be attended by over 10.000 entrepreneurs, investors and journalists from over 60 countries.

The purpose of the Slush World events mirrors the philosophy of the main event: to help the next generation of great world-conquering companies forward.

The main event Slush 2015 takes place on November 11-12th in Helsinki, Finland.

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