It’s Slush week in Helsinki, as tens of thousands of entrepreneurs, startup dreamers, rich investors, party people and volunteers descend on the Finnish capital for the annual event.
Over the last decade Slush has evolved from a small, intimate affair to a huge global phenomenon with events in Asia and Europe as well as the ‘mothership’ conference in Helsinki.
So what do you need to know about this year’s Slush? For a start it’s bigger and better than ever, according to CEO Andreas Saari.
Here’s five things you need to know about this year’s Slush.