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Slush 2021

Slush 2021 is all about connecting founders with what and whom they need while building a new, inclusive, and more purposeful culture of entrepreneurship.

8,000 participants




2021-12-01 to 2021-12-02



Speakers at Slush 2021

Tony Fadell


Tony is Principal at Future Shape, an investment and advisory firm coaching deep tech startups. Currently, Future Shape is coaching over 200+ startups innovating game-changing technologies.

Sonali De Rycker


Sonali De Rycker is Partner at Accel. She joined the VC firm in 2008 and focuses on consumer (especially marketplaces), next-generation financial services and software companies.

Ophelia Brown

Founder, Partner - Blossom Capital

Ophelia is Founder and Partner of Blossom Capital which she co-founded with a mission to bring a highly differentiated approach to early stage venture capital. Blossom’s mission is to supercharge the most visionary founders in Europe.

Aleksander Leonard Larsen

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

Aleksander is Co-founder and COO of Axie Infinity, where he is responsible for handling the business side of the company. Aleksander has worked in the NFT industry since late 2017, focusing on blockchain games and player-owned economies.

Jochen Engert

Founder & CEO

CEO and Founder of Flixbus, an intercity mobility solution in Europe. Previously, he was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group.

Eileen Burbidge


Eileenis Partner at Passion Capital, the pre-eminent early-stage technology venture fund based in London. She brings extensive operational experience to her investment activities, gleaned from business and product roles at Yahoo!, Skype, Apple.

Sophia Bendz


Sophia is Partner at Cherry Ventures. She brings her expertise in the Nordics, femtech, and marketing to the Cherry network. As a passionate advocate for diversity, Sophia also works to enhance diversity and inclusion across European tech.

Nazim Salur


Nazim Salur is Founder of Getir, a rapid delivery service company that distributes over 1,500 everyday items within minutes. With an established status in Turkey, where the company trends towards a super-app, and a London launch.

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Participants at Slush 2021

Ana Wolsztajn

VC Investor & CMO - KAYA VC

Ana started off her career as a copywriter before the “Mad Men” series made it cool, then she continued as tech journo, a founder, community builder and brand strategist for startups. 15 years of work as an operator later, Ana draws from her experience at a number of venture builders, and big event organizers eg. SaaStock, Startup Sesame, SouthStart in a variety of growth, product, marketing, and comms roles in mainland Europe, the UK, Asia, and Australia. Nowadays Ana invests in early stage tech startups across Europe with KAYA. She also gives back via mentoring as Included VC alumna and startup advisor to various communities across Europe.

Sebastien Toupy

Advisor - <3

Community builder, storyteller & strategist. I have a real passion for startups, technology, and social impact. Dedicate my time to designing programs & events that help startup founders to build successful, inclusive & sustainable ventures.

Kevin Piizuch

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Ben Costantini

Founder & CEO - Sesamers

I try to break this website during the day and write about community & web3 in my spare time.

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