WORLD’S LEADING STARTUP EVENT.
During what is – let’s be honest – the sh*ttiest weather season of the year, Slush brings together the leading actors of the global tech scene to Helsinki for something very special. Described by many as “Burning Man meets TED”, the event has grown in just a few short years to 20,000 attendees and 1 million live stream viewers.
In 2017, over 2,600 startups, 1,500 venture capitalists, and 600 journalists from over 130 countries gathered to Slush to drive business, and to experience the phenomenal atmosphere.
NOT THE CALIFORNIAN SUN, BUT HONEST SLUSH.
Slush has grown from a 300 person assembly to a world-renowned event, now spreading globally. The philosophy behind Slush has remained the same: to help the next generation of great, world-conquering companies forward.
Held during the darkest time of the year in Helsinki, Finland, Slush has always been characterized by a unique energy and enthusiasm. The very core of Slush is to facilitate founder and investor meetings and to build a world-wide startup community.
Slush is a student-driven, non-profit movement originally founded to change attitudes toward entrepreneurship. In 2016, Slush was organized in Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore.
Think of Slush as a collision of a festival and a conference. It’s not a business, but a community of people who love what they do.
Slush is run by the youth who want to make a difference in their societies. Several successful entrepreneurs such as Niklas Zennström (Skype & Atomico), Taizo Son (GungHo), Ilkka Paananen (Supercell), and Risto Siilasmaa (Nokia) among others, have already become a part of the non-profit initiative that is radically changing how entrepreneurship is perceived in Northern Europe, Japan, and China.
We believe that when the SaaS community comes together the result will be a mutual improvement. That’s why we built SaaStock.
Grow your network
Leverage the community of 1500 leading SaaS Founders and Investors” 3 days, 3 stages, 100 speakers, in one city.
Turn your SaaS up to eleven!
The networking, the learning, the demoing, the deal making, the investing.
Lots of fringe events to choose from across the City as a precursor to SaaStock. Think of it as the SaaStock ice breaker.
Learn how to build a leading category SaaS Business from those that have.
Get The Playbook
The SaaStock Sessions will give you the playbook to building a category leading B2B SaaS business. We’re creating the e-playbook on ‘How to build a category leading B2B SaaS business’ that we’ll send to all SaaStock attendees after the event.
Have some craic
Come and Enjoy Europe’s best city for a conference, Dublin. Mix business with pleasure at the SaaStock after party. Enjoy the best pint of Guinness of your life.
CeBIT Global Conferences 2018
Europe’s Business Festival for Innovation and Digitization
CEBIT 2018: business, leads, ideas. As a triple-punch event featuring exhibits, conferences and networking, CEBIT covers the digitization of business, government and society from every angle. Its four sections – d!conomy, d!tec, d!talk and d!campus – represent an entirely new approach, but one thing remains: the show’s core focus on generating leads and business for all concerned!
The premier event for digital transformation. Where Business Is Done
Digitization has a new home: In seven halls, leading innovators present the full spectrum of transformation. Get to know the trends, find inspiration, and most importantly: do great business! d!conomy is where solution providers and public-sector players get together to talk shop and make it all happen.
Where the Entrepreneurial Spirit of the Digital Age Thrives
The meeting place for radical ideas and technologies that transform society and the economy. In the exhibition halls, disruptive business models are in the spotlight – and everything on the topics of blockchain, chatbots, immersive technology, mixed reality, artificial intelligence, and deep learning. The future starts here.
Conference & workshop program for inspired agenda-setting
New era – new conference format: For the first time, the stars and pioneers of digitization will be featured on stage in more than 10 exhibition halls, sharing know-how and visions of particular relevance to the topics covered in each hall. Be there for inspiration and input that can make all the difference for future success.
Top networking and interaction at the festive, upbeat heart of the showgrounds
At the d!campus, everything is geared towards creating memorable experiences by appealing to all the senses. Live music, virtual worlds to explore, street food served up by culinary artists – all this sets the scene for on-stage presentations sure to make a big splash. And get ready for networking at its finest, too!
1ST BPW NETWORKING NIGHT
On the 4th of January we kick of the year 2018 with our 1st networking night. In cooperation with Berliner Volksbank the BPW welcomes founders and start-ups to use this evening to build up and extend their network. Of course all participants also have the opportunity to get to know the BPW network and to discuss their own start-up plans with industry experts, as well as exchanging views and experiences among each other.
Experience former BPW teams live on stage with their pitches and vote for your favorite. Together with the TU Berlin and Berliner Volksbank the StarTUp Award is given to three young companies. At the same time this is a good opportunity for the audience to get an impression on how to convince with a short pitch. Afterwards, the teams are available for questions and report on their own start-up process.
The 1st networking night is a good platform to find the right ingredients for a successful start to the business.
Our meeting point helps to find a suitable discussion partner and guests can also look for potential co-founders or even search for competencies.
And remember: Five days later, the first deadline to hand in your business concept in the BPW competition ends! A unique opportunity to get rid of burning questions.
Social Media Week 2018
In 2018, we will explore our global theme “Closer”, which touches on the intensifying conflict between community and individualism.
At SMW London we will explore the theme through more than 50 sessions, including: mainstage talks, interviews, panel sessions and workshops.
With its new home at the QEII Conference Centre, the event will feature two stages, co-working lounges, speaker AMA lounge, VR showcase, technology vendors, complimentary coffee, snacks and lunch options.
ACCESS LATEST TRENDS IN:
- Data & analytics
- Paid media
- Future of video
- Visual storytelling
- Mobile messaging
- Virtual reality
- AI & chatbots
- Influencer marketing
MEET INSPIRING BRANDS:
- National Geographic
ENJOY A BEAUTIFUL VENUE:
- Two state of the art stages
- Seating for 700+ attendees
- Co-working lounges
- Talks, panels & workshops
- Fireside interviews
- VR showcase
- Installations & tech vendors