Microsoft Innovation Center and IBM Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center announce a new great opportunity for Armenian start-ups to be part ofSlush Impact.
Slush is a technology conference for start-ups and tech talents 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 start-ups that combine scalable business models with positive impact on the environment or society.
Impact Accelerator is co-organised with Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, UNICEF and other partners, including HUB NAME in COUNTRY. Impact Accelerator 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.
Local selection for the Impact Accelerator will be held on 12th of July, 2015 at Ayb High School in parallel with the IBM Bluemix Hackathon EVN ‘15.
12 Startups will be shortlisted and will make 15 min pitching including 5 minute Q&A.
3 Startups will be announced as winners of local competition.
1 Startup will be selected by Slush team based on skype interviews and invited to Helsinki!!!!
Apply to the Impact Accelerator local selection event via this form.
Please fill the form carefully.