The selection of startups for Slush 2023 has begun in Ukraine

The selection of startups for Slush 2023 has begun in Ukraine

Every day brings new opportunities for Ukrainian startups. The Ministry of Digital Transformation has announced the selection of projects for the Slush 2023 conference in Finland.

This is an international forum for startups and high-tech companies. Here you will be able to present your business idea, find an investor, partner or learn about trends in the IT industry.

This year, the Ukrainian delegation will focus on Resilience tech. Startups will be selected in the areas of Dual-Use Tech, Drones, ArgiTech, Energy/GreenTech, MedTech, CyberSec, or AI.

Who can apply

Startups that are:

  • at the Seed or Series A stage;
  • have traction, customers, or attracted investments;
  • registered and operating in Ukraine;
  • position themselves as Ukrainian (this should be indicated on the website and on all public resources such as Crunchbase).

The selection of startups for Slush 2023 has begun in Ukraine

When and where

The Slush conference will take place from November 30 to December 1 in Helsinki. You can take part in the selection process until October 10.

The winner of the Slush 100 competition will receive equity investments from leading early-stage funds in Europe: Accel, General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA, and Northzone.

These iconic funds have backed such historic companies as Meta, Stripe, Airbnb, Snap, Uber, Spotify, Salesforce, Instacart, and Klarna.

The official delegation of Ukraine to Slush 2023 is organized by Advicera OY and NGO Evolve. Partners are the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, Ukrainian Startup Fund, Accelerando, Techstack, and Aboa Advest. Sponsorship is provided by First Fellow Partners and Helsinki – Uusima Regional Council.


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