SLUSH 2015 Local competition Jury Announced

SLUSH 2015 Local competition Jury Announced

Judges

GLOBAL IMPACT ACCELERATOR SLUSH 2015

Local Competition, iceaddis, Addis Ababa

Slush is a technology conference for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. In 2014, Slush brought together over 14.000 attendees and more than 3500 companies for the two-day event, with more than 750 investors. Next Slush will take place in Helsinki on November 11-12th, 2015. One of the key cross-cutting themes of 2015 is “Slush Impact”: program for purpose ­driven startups that combine scalable business models with positive impact on the environment or society.

Impact Accelerator is a part of Slush Impact track, which will help the next world changing founders to speed up their businesses through skills workshops, networking opportunities, meeting investors and potential partners, as well as through exposure before and in Slush conference. The program includes pre-event mentoring, local Helsinki boot camp program from 4th to 13th of November, 2015 culminating to Slush, and post-event support.

Program

Date Activities
July 27th Short-list announcement
July 29th Mentorship and pitching exercise
July 31st , 5:pm – 7:00pm Pitching for judges and audience
  Time for judges to choose 3 finalists for the Final Selection Committee in Finland.

Jury:
Hohete Arefeaine
Brukty Tigabu
Feleg Tesfaye
Claire GILLISSEN-DUVAL
Bruck Sewnet

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