Slush Shanghai 2018
Originally from Finland, Slush has grown to be one of the world’s largest startup movements. While it is a professional event for businesses, the conference is widely known for its dynamic and festive atmosphere. In 2018, Slush will be organized respectively in Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore and Helsinki. As part of the Slush global community, Slush Shanghai also serves as a Eurasian startup platform.
Over 3000 attendees are expected at the Shanghai conference on September 7-8. The main theme of this year’s event is “Create the New Acceptance” and emphasizes on how new technology changes out thoughts and society.
In this rapidly changing and interconnected landscape, the pace in which a society is able to accept and adopt new innovations is going to be at the core of competitive advantages of disruptive technology.
What to expect at Slush Shanghai 2018
Slush aims to leave a lasting positive impact in the community through shared value and offers:
- an online matchmaking tool gives you access to international resources
- A startup pitching competition to showcase ideas
- demo booths for startups to get more interaction with potential partner
During the 2-day event you can listen to keynote speeches and panel discussions by top-tier speakers, and join the exhibition and matchmaking areas to grow your network.
Opportunities for Korean Startups
Slush Shanghai will select up to 80 startups to compete with each other in the fields of IoT, HealthTech and Blockchain. The winner will receive a cash reward and the chance to join the pitch competition at Slush Helsinki. For Korean Startups who are looking to go global, this could be a great opportunity to get global recognition and exposure as Slush Helsinki welcomes over 20,000 international visitors yearly. Registrations for Slush Shanghai 2018 are open until August 3rd 2018, so apply here!
For those who are not feeling competitive and just want to exhibit their products, startups can also book demo booths for both event days.
For more information, check out the Slush homepage.