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Last update: November 2020


OpenBack Included in Slush 100 – Top European Start-ups

Keep your eyes peeled for us next week in Helsinki! OpenBack have made the cut for the 100 Top Start-Ups at Slush 2019. On November 20, we will be going up against some top-notch competition as we square off pitching our company to a panel of judges.

For more information on the companies who will be competing, as well as the perks and prizes, click here.

What Is Slush?

Slush is an upcoming event in Helsinki (November 21-22, 2019) that boasts 25,000 attendee. This includes 4,000 startups and 2,000 investors.

Building off of a rich itinerary of past summits in Tokyo, Shanghai, and London, Slush has dedicated itself to sparking change and innovation. They pride themselves in connecting entrepreneurs and startups with the investors who can bring their vision to life.

We’re looking forward to attending a rich agenda of talks and workshops on deeptech, entrepreneurship, IoT, and more. Among other notable speakers are:

  • Kevin Lin, Co-Founder of Twitch
  • Caterina Fake, Co-Founder of Flickr
  • Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at Coinshares
  • Diane Bryant, Group President at Intel
  • Eros Resmini, former CMO at Discord
  • Alex Chung, Founder and CEO of Giphy

It’s sure to be a highly valuable couple of days. If you haven’t grabbed tickets yet, click on this link to browse their different packages. Hope to see you there!