SLUSH 2018 GLOBAL IMPACT ACCELERATOR

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Apply for SLUSH GIA 2018 – Bangladesh
SLUSH LOCAL PITCHING COMPETITION – BANGLADESH

 

mLab is delighted to be organizing the Slush 2018 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.

 

Introducing the Slush 2018 Global Impact Accelerator program

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 exciting business opportunities in emerging markets, which are also vital for implementing the Agenda 2030 and solving complex challenges. In addition, the program focuses on strengthening the networks between the impact actors, engaging the Nordic community with the global impact entrepreneurs, and enhancing the mobilization of capital towards impactful businesses.

GIA 2018 brings impact-driven entrepreneurs from emerging markets to Helsinki to accelerate their business, attract additional financing, and build long-lasting networks. For all selected entrepreneurs, we offer one-on-one, pre-event coaching online and Helsinki BootCamp program from November 27–December 6, 2018, culminating in Slush.

 

WHAT IS SLUSH?

During what is – let’s be honest – the sh*ttiest weather season of the year, Slush brings together the leading actors of the global tech scene to Helsinki for something very special. Slush is a two-day startup and investor event, accompanied by hundreds of side events. Described by many as “Burning Man meets TED”, the event has grown in just a few short years to 20,000 attendees. This year, for the 11th time, Slush opens its doors to a Nordic tech wonderland.

READ MORE at http://www.slush.org/gia/

 
IN 2018, 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 the potential to scale
  • Have skills and drive to succeed
  • Have at least one working prototype
 
Application Deadline: 31st August, 2018