SLUSH 2017 GLOBAL IMPACT ACCELERATOR
SLUSH LOCAL PITCHING COMPETITION – BANGLADESH
mLab is delighted to be organizing the Slush 2017 Global Accelerator Program’s Local Pitching Competition in Bangladesh! We are a country teeming with talent and ideas that we are excited to get to share with the world and further build on Bangladesh’s startup scene. The opportunity to take technologically based ideas to an innovative level where it can help combat global challenges is something completely aligned with our idea of progress and solution. We hope this year’s program serves as a rewarding creative platform for everyone involved.
is our Proud Sponsor of this Global Accelerator Program’s Local Pitching Competition.
Introducing the Slush 2017 Global Impact Accelerator program
Slush is Europe’s leading startup and technology event, which connects startups and tech talent with top-tier international investors, executives, and media. Slush Global Impact Accelerator (GIA) is a program created in collaboration with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and other multiple partners globally. The purpose is to support impact- driven startups and showcase the exciting business opportunities in emerging markets, which are also vital for implementing the Agenda 2030 and solving complex challenges.GIA 2017 brings impact-driven entrepreneurs from emerging markets to Helsinki to accelerate their business, attract additional financing, and build long-lasting networks. The program includes online pre-event coaching and Helsinki BootCamp program from November 25– December 2, 2017 culminating in Slush.
IN 2017, WE ARE LOOKING FOR EARLY-STAGE IMPACT STARTUPS THAT:
- Have the vision to solve pressing challenges globally
- Have a business idea that has gained some traction, but is still in an early phase
- Have a solution that supports the sustainable development goals (SDGs)
- Have potential to scale
- Have skills and drive to succeed
- Have at least one working prototype
Application Deadline: 31st July, 2017