For the first time ever, Bangladesh will be part of Europe's startup and technology event, 'Slush 2016 Global Impact Accelerator'. From the 22nd of November to the 2nd of December, participants will have the platform to present their inventions and ideas to the top tier investors from around the world at this event which will be held at Helsinki, Finland. From here on, the investor companies will be able to meet with participants whose invention they liked and discuss financing of that project.
Out of the 3 participants who will be taking part in the event from Bangladesh, one person will be nominated for the award. Mlab will be responsible for organising Slush 2016 Global Accelerator Program's Local Pitching Competition in Bangladesh. As a prerequisite to this event, MLab, Slush and Finland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs collaborated an event titled “Slush 2016 Global Impact Accelerator' talent hunt competition on the 26th of August.
The Slush Gobal Impact Accelerator was formed by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and multiple partners globally. The purpose of the program is to support startups that are looking to solve some of the most pressing global challenges.
The event will be a pitching ground for startup. You will be judged based on your idea and its presentation by group of influentials. Even if you don’t win, such events are breeding ground of enthusiastic individuals like yourself. Least of all, you will walk away with knowledge and experience you may not have before. This will definitely help you in your future ventures. So if you are truly interested then get your game on!