SUP46 (Start-Up People of Sweden)

Slush in Helsinki is SUP46 new Global Friend

Nyhet   •   Feb 08, 2017 12:14 CET

Through a world-class ecosystem of investors, advisors, mentor companies and partners the SUP46 community gives startups a higher chance of succeeding. A SUP46 membership includes access to work-space and networks also outside of Sweden. To the list of international Global Friends SUP46 is now adding Slush in Finland. Slush has grown from a 300 person assembly to a world-renowned event, now spreading globally.

- We are very happy to start an even stronger collaboration with our best friends in Helsinki, Slush. We have since the start collaborated together with various projects and events and now we have decided to formalize and strengthen our cooperation. Slush are now one of our Global Friends in order to support each other´s local startup communities and work towards an even more dynamic and unite Nordic Community, says Jessica Stark, CEO and Co-founder of SUP46.

-Slush and SUP46 have the same philosophy; to help the next generation of great, world conquering companies forward. We share the mission of lifting up the Nordic tech scene. Together we are stronger, says Marianne Vikkula, CEO of Slush.

SUP46’s Global Friends are Atomico, Lake Star, Index Ventures, Creathor Venture, Inveture, Balderton Capital, Northcap, 500, 50Partners, Tech Nordic Advocates, Rainmaking Loft, Techstars, Runway, Nordic Innovation House and now also Slush.

Big media players, great investors, strategic governmental organizations, and other actors with a strong community authority and startup experience, all support SUP46. SUP46’s partners are MTGx, Schibsted Growth, Bonnier Growth Media, Northzone, Creandum, Industrifond, STING (Stockholm Innovation & Growth), Almi Invest, Stockholm Business Region, VINNOVA, AMF Fastigheter and Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. Sponsors are CISCO, Microsoft, Jansson & Norin, Grant Thornton, Svenskt Näringsliv, DanskeBank, SEB and Nasdaq.