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Innovate!2010 Pitch Slam - Helsinki

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EET)

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Meet and engage with Innovate!100 semi-finalists in Helsinki

Produced by Guidewire Group, the Innovate!2010 Pitch Slam in Helsinki will feature Innovate!100 semi-finalists selected from the local region who will give rapid-fire pitches about their startup. Presenting companies include:

Each startup will receive invaluable feedback from a panel of expert judges that includes Sami Ahvenniemi (Partner, Conor Venture Partners), Hannu Jungman (Manager, Veraventure Ltd), Kristjan Laanemaa (Portfolio Manager, Ambient Sound Investments), Tuomas Maisala (Director, Spinno Enterprise Center) and Timo Tirkkonen (Partner, Inventure).

Sign up today to meet and mingle with entrepreneurs, investors, press and other members of the innovation ecosystem at this special networking event!


Pitch Slam agenda

  • 15:00-15:15 – (Invite-only) Welcome and registration for judges and semi-finalists
  • 15:15-15:30 – (Invite-only) G/Score training session for judges and invited guests
  • 15:30-15:45 – (Invite-only) Private briefing for Innovate!2010 semi-finalists
  • 16:00-17:00 – Kick-off of Pitch Slam and G/Score overview
  • 17:00-17:30 – Break
  • 17:30-18:30 – More pitches by Innovate!2010 semi-finalists
  • 18:45-19:15 – Networking and winner of Helsinki Pitch Slam announced
  • 19:15-close – Drink & network!


    About Innovate!2010

    Innovate!2010 ( is a global competition to identify the world's 100 most promising technology, media and telecommunications startups: the Innovate!100.

    • Startups apply online to compete for expert feedback & validation, promotion, and over $1 million USD in sponsored prizes. All applicants receive free Pitch Slam registrations, free access to online pitch training, and promotion through a network of over 5,000 news sites.
    • 250 to 300 of the most promising startups - Innovate!100 Semi-finalists - will be chosen to pitch at one of 20+ Pitch Slams being held across Europe, the US and online for companies outside these regions.
    • At each Pitch Slam, a panel of judges trained to conduct Guidewire Group's propietary G/Score Assessments will score companies as they pitch to an audience of local investors, entrepreneurs, technology executives and members of the media.
    • After all of the Pitch Slams, the top-ranking startups will be named to the Innovate!100 and enjoy global promotion.
    • The Innovate!100 will be offered a chance to participate in the Innovate! Connection Program to profit from pre-qualified introductions to potential partners, investors and customers.


    Innovate!2010 is a terrific opportunity for startups to dramatically accelerate their revenue opportunities, competitive position and market awareness. Startups can apply to participate here.

    The Innovate!2010 Program is being supported by a prestigious group of market-leading companies like Microsoft, Symphony Corporation, Best Buy, Cisco Systems, HP, Motorola, O2 Litmus, RIM, SAP, Sun, SWIFT and Verizon, dozens of early-stage investors, and marquee media partners. Learn more about sponsorship and partnership opportunities, or how to serve as a Pitch Slam judge.




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When & Where

Technopolis Innopoli 2
Tekniikantie 14 Espoo
FIN-02150 Helsinki

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EET)

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