Slush Tokyo, the largest startup event in Japan, will be back on Feb 22–23, 2019 at Tokyo Big Sight. More than 8,000 startups, investors, company executives, students, media and everyone dreaming to change the world are expected to gather from more than 80 countries to celebrate entrepreneurship, unite communities across the globe and inspire future founders.
Slush, a non-profit event, started in Helsinki in 2008 as a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students, media and festival organizers. Over these 10 years, the movement has spread globally to Tokyo, Shanghai, and Singapore.
When and where is it on?
Slush Tokyo 2019, February 22-23, 2019 at Tokyo Big Sight
How many years has it been going?
Slush Tokyo 2019 will be our 5th year.
What was the inspiration to start it?
In essence, Slush exists to help new founders forward and to celebrate entrepreneurship in all forms and stages.
You may find out more about Slush here.
What exciting things can people look forward to?
Expect a world class startup conference with a rock concert vibe. We will have speakers flying in from all over the world, workshops, interactive sessions, performances, pitch contest, meetings through a data drive matchmaking tool and so much more!
All other information on the event may be found on our website as we continuously update it with our program, side events, etc.
What opportunities are on offer for those attending?
Every pass has a different perk so feel free to check it out here.
Who will be speaking?
Everything is hush-hush for now but we will be announcing speakers the following weeks on our website.
What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?
It would depend on their main purpose for attending since we do cater to different types of attendees but one would be to plan ahead and fly in a few days early for some fun side events!
How can people book tickets?
Tickets may be purchased through our website tokyo.slush.org