The competition received over 1,800 applications, of which a jury of international investors elected the 100 most promising early-stage startups.
“By supporting the Slush 100 pitching competition Evli helps startup companies in improving their visibility and attracting new investors. It is great to support startups in an event like Slush”, says Esa Pensala, Head of Wealth Management Advisory at Evli.
Evli has been a partner of Slush since 2012.
Esa Pensala, Evli Bank Plc, Director, Wealth Management, tel. +358 40 770 5007
CybelAngel creates Big Data solutions to solve cybersecurity issues. CybelAngel scans even the darkest of web to find data linked to a company, and creates alerts to acknowledge if some private files are being exchanged in dark marketplaces. With a team of 30 people, their business has already doubled during the past 12 months and is expected to gain 1.4 million euros in revenue in 2016.
Slush is a two-day international startup and technology event, organized annually in Helsinki, Finland . The event is the focal point for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives, and media. On 30.11.-1.12.2016, Slush brought together 17,500 attendees from all over the world, including 2,336 early-stage startups and 1,146 investors. Slush has grown from a 300-person event to become one of the leading events of its kind in the world.
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