Tampere Pitching Competition – Apply by September 21st !

COMPANY: Business Tampere
DEADLINE: 21.9.2018

Do you want to have a front row seat in Slush 2018?

Business Tampere collaborates with Stream Startup Festival to select the top 10 Tampere startups to Slush

Is your Tampere region-based startup or scaleup company looking for funding and new customers contacts?

Business Tampere offers to your company a front row seat in Stream Startup Festival in Tampere 9th October and Slush in Helsinki between 4th and 5th December 2018 and possibility to meet a huge number of investors and venture capitalists.

Slush is the world biggest event targeted to startups, scaleups and investors

In 2017, over 2,600 startups, 1,600 investors, and 600 journalists from over 130 countries gathered to Slush to drive business, and to experience the phenomenal atmosphere.

Business Tampere offers 10 companies free entrance to Slush (1 ticket/company). Eight of these ten companies will also have a Demo Booth for a one day. In the Demo Booth the company can introduce their product or service, and therefore to the Demo Booths are selected only companies that have demos.

Tampere Pitching Competition

The companies that will have the free entrance and Demo Booths in Slush will be selected in Tampere pitching competition.

The pitching competition has place for 20 companies and it will be part of the official Program of Stream Startup Festival that will take place on October 9th at the premises of the old brick factory of Kuivaamo in Hiedanranta, Tampere.

Stream is the newest flagship startup event that brings practical support and tools of growth for startups. One day full of workshops, speakers, panel discussions, startup and investor firesides, networking and answers to questions related to growth and succeeding in the startup world. Venue will be packed with knowledge and money. Fiban is bringing investors from Helsinki and Stream Startup Festival has invited well-known Israeli investors for you to meet.

More information about Stream Festival www.streamfestival.org.

You can apply by sending a three minutes pitch about your company to Business Tampere via the link below. The deadline for the applications is 21st September 2018.

In your pitch you should introduce your company, your offering, product/products or service. Tell also for what you are looking the funding for and how much. The application presentation can be a video or PowerPoint or a mixture of these. The presentation language is English.

The 20 companies to the Tampere Pitching Competition are selected from the applications by a jury that has members from investors and Business Tampere. The 20 finalists will be published 27th September 2018.

The 10 best companies from the competition to Slush are selected by a jury that has investors, business developers and industry representatives.


Between October and November to the 10 best companies is offered free pitching, investor meeting and sales training to guarantee the productive Slush. Stream offers also one psychometric team evaluation measurement test. The test results will be assessed under guidance of angel investor Ossi Numminen, Tampere FIBAN representative.

For more information, please contact katja.koponen@businesstampere.com


Apply here by September 21st