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How to Make Friends and Take in the Tech Conf

Sitar Teli, the Managing Partner of ConnectVentures was a first-time visitor at last year’s Slush and discussed networking and meeting people at events, while admitting to being herself sometimes fearful of a networking situation. Sitar’s top three tips on networking Be specific about what you want out of the meeting Be open: Talk to as […]

Slush 2012: It’s A Wrap!

Ladies and gentlemen! We’ve had a month to recover from Slush 2012 – what an event! In this post, we’ll share some metrics, statistics, media coverage and views from you guys. For a quick recap, check out these links On Flickr, we’ve put up some great shots taken during Slush Take a look at the many Instagrams taken during […]

Segerstråle’s 5 Lessons for Creating Tomorrow

“These are amazing times to be an entrepreneur — to be a disruptor” began Kristian Segerstråle, Executive Vice President, Digital of Electronic Arts and the keynote speaker on Day 1 of Slush 2012 in Helsinki, Finland. On a 2011 visit to Startup Sauna, Segerstråle spoke inspiring words to live by: “Build a big vision and then make it bigger.” […]

Program, Partners and Party Updates

Slush takes place in exactly a week, on Wednesday, November 21st and Thursday, 22nd at the Old Cable Factory, Helsinki. Here’s a briefing package to help you get the most out of the conference. As of now, we have more than 500 startups, 100 investors, over 70 journalists and close to 2000 registered attendees – […]

Anssi Vanjoki: Founders’ passion, will to create and talent make investing rewarding

Slush is organized for the 5th time and for most of those past events, the iconic Nokia-executive-turned-angel-investor Anssi Vanjoki has attended to conference. In the recent years, Anssi has made investments in e.g. Valkee, Gamebook and AQSens, but this time around, Anssi returns to Slush as the recently appointed chairman of Vertu, luxury mobile phones manufacturer. […]

Ulla-Maaria Engeström – Making objects click

Fascinated about the idea of “right-clicking” everyday objects, Ulla-Maaria Engeström founded ThingLink which is changing the way people are interacting with images online. The idea behind ThingLink is pretty straightforward: let’s make images a platform for sharing meaningful interactive content.  For it to work, users must simply install the ThingLink publishing tool on their website […]

New businesses are made with Nick Rosa

Have you ever wondered what the secret is behind building innovative and successful businesses? Well, Nick Rosa, co-founder of Sandbox and founding partner of Healthbox might have some insight to offer. Along with his colleague Bob Shapiro, Rosa founded Sandbox to inspire the creativity of early entrepreneurs and bring their ideas to market, fast. They […]

What to Expect at SyysGraph’12? Demos, Audiovisual Extravaganza and All Things Graphics & Interaction

SyysGraph, as well as its springtime sister event, KevätGraph, is a computer graphics seminar organized once a year in Helsinki by ACM SIGGRAPH. SyysGraph offers a broad overview of what’s happening in graphics and interaction scene in Finland and abroad – 3D graphics, demos, animations and new interactive technologies. Don’t get spooked by the technology […]

The Definitive Guide to Slush (So Far): New Investors, Media, Speakers Confirmed, Earlybirds Are Flying Away!

As we’re crossing the one month milestone, it’s time to shed some light on the massive greyness that will be Slush 2012 – the biggest meetup for startups, tech and design community in the region and a super-convention of investors from around the world. One might’ve thought the program was already looking busy with an […]