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Finnish round of New Nordics Pitch Competition will be organised by Platform6 in Tampere on June 15th 2022.

Silicon Vikings network has announced that the Finnish round of its New Nordics Pitch Competition will be organised by Platform6 on June 15th in Tampere.

It will take place at Arctic15 x Tampere Startup Conference, part of DigITre and Tampere Smart City Week Conference & Expo on June 15th. The application period is open until May 15th, 2022.

The competition gives startups and scaleups a platform to present their innovations to potential investors and the winners will take part in the Grand Final at Slush in November 2022, in which they will compete to be the New Nordics Grand Champion. The industry focus are Smart Mobility, Sustainability, Digital Technologies, Digital Safety and Security, Smart Data and Health Technologies. The jury will comprise leading representatives from Silicon Valley and Finland’s technology investment community: venture capitalists and angel investors.

“The Platform6 team are thrilled to be part of the Silicon Vikings’ effort to strengthen and showcase the best of the new Nordic founders and innovations. We are extremely proud of and definitely looking forward to hosting the competition in Finland as well as bringing the Nordic and Baltic startup ecosystems more closely together”, explains Platform6 CEO Alexandra Santos.

TIMELINE:

15 May 2022: Application deadline

29 May 2022: Announcing top 6

15 June 2022: Top 6 pitching on Arctic15 x Tampere Startup Conference, part of DigITre and Tampere Smart City Week Conference & Expo

About Arctic15 x Tampere Startup Conference, part of DigITre and Tampere Smart City Week Conference & Expo On 14–15 June 2022, the Tampere Smart City Week Expo and Conference in Tampere, Finland brings developers, companies and city representatives together to discuss on smart city development for the fourth time.  The seven themes of the Tampere Smart City Week cover the smart city development ranging from smart mobility, sustainability, digital technologies, digital safety and security as well as smart data and health technologies.For more information visit: https://arctic15.com/arctic15-tampere-2022/#/

About Silicon VikingsSilicon Vikings is a 45,000+ network that connects Nordic and Baltic Innovation with Silicon Valley and vice versa. We are a non-profit organization that has been headquartered in Silicon Valley since 1997 with nodes throughout the Nordic and Baltic region and we act as a bridge between regions.We organize approximately 20-25 events in the Bay Area each year in addition to cross-border events with our nodes and partners in the New Nordics to better connect the two regions. We organize networking events and pitching competitions in the Nordics/Baltics & in Silicon Valley. For more information visit www.siliconvikings.com/home

For more information contact: Alexandra Santos, alexandra@platform6.fi ,040 824 36 35.

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