Slush 2022
Helsinki Female Tech Founder Frontrunners
COME LEARN how - and join - Europe’s only international women-in-tech growth programme is helping female founders launch and grow tech sector companies

When: 18 November 2022, 12:30-14.30

Where: Messukeskus, Messuaukio 1, Helsinki Partners lounge

NB: The event is open for all registered attendees, Slush ticket isn't required for entry.


12.30 - 12.40: Welcome

- Johanna Huurre, Director Invest in, Helsinki Partners and Jeanette Carlsson, Founder and CEO, Tech Nordic Advocates

- Tommo Koivusalo, Chairman and Director, Helsinki, Chamber of Commerce

12.40 - 12.50:  Quick intro to Tech Nordic Advocates (TNA) and "Helsinki Female Tech Founder Frontunners" and launch of 2023 Programme

Jeanette Carlsson, Founder and CEO, Tech Nordic Advocates

12.50 - 13.20: Interactive panel: Accelerating (the growth of) Female Tech Founders. What's really needed?
Insights from a distinguished international panel: Kaisa Savola, Founder / CEO, Talbit Oy; Kevin Smith, Managing Partner, Sana Capital, London; Lucy Webber, Research and Analytics Senior Associate, Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange; Teija Nousiainen, Deal Flow Manager, Nordea; Dr Aline Vedder, Principal, Lakestar VC, London.

Moderator: Eeva Haaramo, Head of Comms, TNA Finland and "Helsinki Female Tech Founder Frontrunner"

13.20 - 13.40: Congrats to Cohorts 1, 2, & 3 of the 2022 Programme - what has it delivered?
Panel: Piia Kuosmanen, Founder of VelbiMila Koshkina, Founder of  Flockin Oy; Aura Pyykönen, Founder of Isla Terveys; Alejandra Cobos, Founder of MindMatters

Moderator: Pia Partanen, Business Advisor, Business Helsinki,

13.40 - 14.05 : Interactive debate - all

14.05 - 14.15:  How can I get involved in the 2023 Programme? 
Jeanette Carlsson, Founder / CEO, Tech Nordic Advocates

14.15 -  Close

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