1st Jan 2016

Highlights from Slush 2015

Niritech director, Nichole Crawford-Thompson along with thirty entrepreneurs from emerging markets traveled to Helsinki, Finland, to participate in the Slush Global Impact Accelerator, a joint program of the World Bank Group, infoDev, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland. 

The entrepreneurs participated in a nine-day bootcamp of workshops and training sessions, as well as exclusive networking opportunities with prominent investors and international partners.

On November 9, 2015Nichole attended the UNICEF  Global Innovations for Children & Youth Summit., which focussed on innovation for children

On November 11 and 12, 2015, Nichole attended the Slush Conference, a two-day event in Helsinki, Finland. More than 15,000 people from over 100 countries participated in Slush 2015, including 1,700 start-up companies, 800 investors from 250 private equity funds, and 700 media representatives.