Tag: Slush

Slush Academy announced

Slush Academy was announced during the opening ceremony of the Finnish startup and investor event Slush in Helsinki on 4 December. Slush Academy will start out as a summer program for the 10–30 most entrepreneurial students from the top universities of Europe, Asia and North America, according to Slush. The students will have access to…

Slush Shanghai triples number of participants

10.000 participants took part in Slush Shanghai 2018. The international startup event Slush had three time more participants to the event in Shanghai than last year. 10.000 participants went to the event on 7-8 September compared to the usual 3000 participants. 2018 marked the third year for Slush in Shanghai, and the fourth one in…

Nordics-China creates Artificial Intelligence Fund

Chinese business accelerator COMB+ and the Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation (BICI) have announced (in connection to Slush 2017 in Finland) the creation of a new Artificial Intelligence Fund with a target size of €65 million. The fund will focus on international technology start-ups entering the Chinese market. The fund is part of the Comb+…

Finnair and Slush become partners to drive innovation

Finnair has partnered with Slush, Europe’s leading start-up event from Finland, to speed up innovation within and advance digitalisation inside the airline. Together with Slush, the Finnish airline will seek and identify potential start-up partners for strategic collaboration projects. The target is to find new innovative partners, with whom Finnair will conduct long-term cooperation projects…

Finnish ‘Slush’ front runner event debuts in Singapore

When Slush for the first time entered China and Beijing in 2015 to encourage Chinese entrepreneurs the Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä attended. That speaks volumes about this grassroots event from Finland, whose annual main event these days draw around 15 000 visitors from worldwide! Slush is organized by a non-profit community to allow the…