30 Nov - 1 Dec 2023

Slush 2023

Meet Nefco at the world’s largest gathering of startups and investors. Connect with our investment experts and join us at the events where we participate.

30 November – 1 December 2023
Helsinki, Finland

Read more about the event: Slush 2023 — The Most Founder-Focused Event On Earth

Wednesday 29 November: Investor Day

Meet us on Day 0 of Slush, the largest gathering of venture capital and connect with our experts attending the event: Mikael Reims, Vice President, Origination, Auli Nikkilä, Investment Officer and Vanessa Salmela, Investment Officer.

Wednesday 29 November at 13:00 – 17:00
Messukeskus Hall 4, Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre
Read more: Investor Day

Wednesday 29 November: Head start to Slush: Growth strategies for sustainable businesses: Navigating VC funding and global expansion

UK Department for Business and Trade has invited businesses with sustainable focus to an afternoon with Finnish and British VCs to discuss raising funding for international growth and explore the UK as a place to scale your business. Ash Sharma, Vice President, Special Funds, Nefco will participate in a panel discussion sharing experiences on the funding landscape in Finland and in the UK.

Wednesday 29 November at 14:00 – 16:45
British Ambassador’s Residence, Itäinen Puistotie 15, Helsinki
Read more: Head start to Slush

Thursday 30 November: Pitching competition – climate tech for built environment

Witness pioneering startups and growth companies pitch their climate-focused solutions, from eco-friendly materials to sustainable construction practices. Mikael Reims, Nefco’s Vice President, Origination will be evaluating pitching companies working with low-carbon building materials.

Thursday 30 November at 14.30–17.00
Happiness Lounge, Helsinki Exhibition Centre (Messukeskus), Conference Center, room 203
Read more and register: Pitching competition – climate tech for built environment

Friday 1 December: Side event – Go global with development banks and the UN

Leading International Development Banks – specially their venture capital and start up finance experts will get together in SLUSH. Their experts will share their offering and strategy to support new business in developing markets through investment and expertise. Nefco will join a panel discussion on climate tech and host a networking table.

Friday 1 December 15:00-18:00
Helsinki Expo & Convention Centre, Siipi Conference Centre, A103 Hall

Read more and register: Go Global with Development Banks and the UN – Business Finland

Nefco at Slush 1 Dec 2023
Mikael Reims, from Nefco, attended a panel discussion on climate tech at a Slush side event organised by Business Finland and Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland on 1 December 2023. Photo: Nefco

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