Meet Tekes and Team Finland at Slush 2015

Date: Wed 11.11.2015 - Thu 12.11.2015

Are  you going to Slush 2015? Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Team Finland stand to hear about the various services the Finnish goverment can offer startups and growth companies. Come and meet among others Tekes startup funding experts, who will be happy to introduce the different startup funding options and other services provided by the Team Finland network.

In the beginning of November, Tekes and Bpifrance opened a funding call for joint feasibility studies, demonstrations and R&D projects. The representatives of Tekes (Mr. Jarmo Leivo, +358 2950 55642, and Bpifrance (Ms. Nathalie Trannois, +33 1 41 79 80 59, are at your disposal for any further information during on Team Finland  (4B) and French Tech (A9) stands as follows:

  • Wednesday 11th November: Team Finland stand 12:00-13:00 and French Tech stand 14:00-15:00
  • Thursday 12th November:  French Tech stand 12:00-13:00 and Team Finland stand 14:00-15:00

You are also warmly welcome to participate in the Slush side events:

Building crowdfunding success

Time: 12.11.2015, klo 12:30-14:20
Place: Auditorium, room 201, Messukeskus, Conference Center

Crowdfunding has rapidly become a popular funding option also for Finnish companies. Team Finland Future Watch service welcomes you to a lunch seminar to hear about the current trends in crowdfunding and experiences of Finnish startups' successful crowdfunding campaigns. Keynote presentation will be given by Director Anastasia Emmanuel from Indiegogo UK.

Doing Digital Business in Africa

Time: 12.11.2015, klo 14:30-16:45
Place: Auditorio, room 207, Messukeskus, Conference Center

The digital market Africa exhibits signs of fertile soil for disruptive innovation. This session will showcase in an interactive way how small and large digital companies with Finnish background are dealing with joys and challenges of doing business in Africa. Companies, entrepreneurs and innovation leaders from Africa and Finland will have an opportunity to share and discuss their stories and cases. The themes covered include: ecommerce, education, entertainment and healthcare.