Ecosystem

Maria 01 Goes Slush – Where to Meet Us?

It’s November, the slushiest time of the year in Finland, and we all know what that means. Helsinki is once again welcoming thousands of founders from all over the globe to the world’s leading startup event – Slush.

Maria 01 Goes Slush – Where to Meet Us?

With Slush 2022 officially sold out, 12 000 curious minds gathering for the two-day conference and an entire week filled with hundreds of side events, keeping track of who to meet when and where is a job of its own!

The Maria 01 Team and members of our Community will both host and attend a range of events throughout the week. To help you navigate and find out about all the opportunities to meet with us Marians, check out the list of activities below. Hope to see you around!

Visit the Maria 01 Campus in the heart of Helsinki

Day 0, 16 November: Maria 01 Community After Work – FULL!
To kick off the Slush celebrations, we at Maria 01 are organising a Community After Work for all ecosystem players in town. Join us for drinks, networking and insider tips on how the make the most of your week. This is where you’ll get a feel of what it’s like being part of the Nordics’ biggest startup community. Limited capacity, so make sure to claim your ticket here.

Day 1, 17 November: Startup Tampere, Regional Hubs as the New Honeypots for Investors
Our friends from Tampere, Platform6, are hosting a full-day event at Maria 01 with the opportunity to explore the fastest-growing regional innovation hubs and meet with startups outside of European capitals and international investors. Full agenda and sign-up here.

Day 1, 17 November: Startup Policy Track Networking 
On Thursday we’re welcoming European policy-makers and founders to Maria 01 to network and discuss data, diversity and everything else on the EU’s agenda. This is the place for founders and policy-makers to get connected and strengthen their collaboration. Register for the event and join us here.

Come say hi at one of the side events

Day 0, 16 November: Comms & PR Mingle
Our partners at San Francisco Agency are organising the first-ever side event for PR & Comms professionals. Global and local startups, growth companies, agencies and organisations of all shapes and sizes are invited to meet & greet each other. Sign up here to join the community for PR & Comms peer support and best practices.

Day 0, 16 November: Nordic VC Drinks
Happy to see our friends from Norway in Helsinki for the week. On Wednesday night, the Oslo Business Region is hosting an exclusive gathering for Nordic and global Climate Tech investors and founders. Contact the organisers here if you think this is something for you.

Day 1, 17 November: Nordic Startups Mixer by Scaleway and Friends
The Scaleway team is inviting the hottest Nordic startups and VCs to mix & mingle in the beautiful Kiseleff Hall located in the centre of Helsinki. We’ve been promised a memorable evening filled with drinks, food and great company – what more do you need? Register for the event here.

Meet us at Slush

Day 1, 17 November: Scaleup your Business – Fast Track Nordic Scalers
Want to hear more about the Nordic Scalers program, enjoy a slice of pizza and connect with Nordic Scaleup Community? Check out the full agenda, the speakers on stage and reserve a spot for the event here.

Day 1-2, 17-18 November: Comfort Zone by Oyama
The Comfort Corner by Oyama is a pit stop for startup founders and employees to reflect on self-development and mental well-being. Stop by to get a personalized well-being experience based on your needs. 

Day 2, 18 November: Slush Startup Meet with Microsoft
Stop by the Microsoft Corner on the second day of Slush to chat with their team on how to navigate the Microsoft ecosystem and how they can help you in the different stages of your startup journey. Coffee and snacks served at 14:00. See you there.

Day 2, 18 November: Nordic Showcase at Builders’ Studio
Discover the twelve most promising startups from the Nordics as the founders will take you on a journey through BioTech, Software, FinTech and Energy. You’ll find Maria 01 Member Swarmia on stage.

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