Conferences are a necessity for startups and are the backbone of the nascent stage companies. Conferences bring top business talent to the table to share their secrets while providing vast networking opportunities for newcomers to their respective industries.
Slush Tokyo 2018 is the focal point for entrepreneurs and tech talent to meet with top tie international investors, executives and media.
About Slush Tokyo 2018
Slush is one of the world’s leading startup and technology events which was originally rooted in Finland. They have always been characterized by a unique energy and enthusiasm. At the core of Slush is to facilitate founder and investor meetings and to build a worldwide startup community.
All startups and investors can sign up to their matchmaking tool to make meeting like minded people at Slush as easy as possible. It allows a participant to screen all attending startups and schedule meetings during or after the event.
What’s in it for Startups?
Slush is the world’s leading startup event, created by startups. More than 530 startups participated in 2017, giving each of them an opportunity to meet investors, customers, media or other startups.
Registered startups get to participate in the pitch contest, have a demo booth, and get access to the startup day, which offers tailor made content specifically for startups in the form of talks, roundtables, and workshops.
What’s in it for Investors?
Investors have a chance to find their next investors in the event. Startups have picked up pace in capital investments in startups as in 2017 more than 500 startups completed their first Japan specific investment round.
There will be an investor day which will focus on hands on discussion, meetings, and casual networking. This day will put less emphasis on stage program and facilitate valuable encounters and put less emphasis on stage program.
What’s in it for Media?
Two days full of invigorating content is offered by Slush Tokyo for journalists. They get a chance to meet founders of emerging tech startups and break the news on top tech companies and product launches. They even get selected information and tips on the best stories emerging in Tokyo’s startup scene.
What’s in it for Partners?
Established companies and brands are provided with unique platform to connect with startups and explore emerging technology trends. Opportunities for product launches, open innovation challenges, and networking are some of the selling points of this event. Their customized partnership packages are carefully crafted to cater to each company’s needs.
What’s in it for Students?
Students get a chance to talk to successful entrepreneurs, meet prospective employers or chat other like minded students. They get a specially priced ticket created exclusively for students.
- Conference Pass: For a price of 19,500 Yen you can get access to stage program and official evening events.
- Executive Pass: Executive pass gets the pass holders access to stage program, official evening events, matchmaking tool, startup data, meeting area and side events. All this is available for 69,500 yen.
- Startup Pass: For a price of 18,000 yen you get access to everything included in Executive Pass and access to startup day.
- Investor Pass: 59,500 yen can fetch an investor to access to investor day and other events.
- Student Pass: For a minimal amount of 7,500 yen, students get the access of conference pass. They have to carry their student ID card.
Slush Tokyo 2018 Conclusion
With an active ecosystem and the right meeting place. Slush Tokyo 2018 is the best opportunity for startups to meet new investors and vice versa. Slush truly symbolizes a new chapter of entrepreneurial movement in Japan and the usher the next generation of world-conquering founders forward.
More details about the event can be found out on their webpage http://tokyo.slush.org/ . You can book your passes for the event on the same site.