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Platform6 Unveils Top 8 Startups for the Finland Finals 2023

Platform6, the organiser of the Silicon Vikings New Nordics Pitch Competition 2023 in Finland, is delighted to announce that the top 8 regional finalists have now been selected by the startup screening group. The Finnish finalists that will compete against each other in the Regional Finals on October 18th 2023 at G Livelab Tampere, are BiopSense, Commu, FinnAdvance, Hookie Inc, Kodarit, Lincoln Method, No No No, SeeTrue Technologies. 

It is already possible for startups and investors to reserve your ticket to the Finland Final at Stream Connect here on October 18th in G Livelab Tampere. Finland Final marks the beginning of a remarkable journey towards the highly-coveted Grand Final during the Slush week in Helsinki on November 29th 2023 at Maria 01, where only the best of the best from the Regional Finals will have the privilege to compete for the prestigious title of New Nordics Grand Champion going up against startups from Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, and the Baltics.

The New Nordics Pitch Competition is a pan-Nordic and Baltic pitch competition that gathers the best startups and scaleups of the New Nordics. The winners will be selected based on the idea, ability to scale, business plan, traction, competitive advantage, market needs, presentation, team, and the ability to solve real world problems. The competition welcomes all growth companies with the Finnish business ID that are currently fundraising and want to enter the US market. While this year there is no specific industry focus, startups should have a disruptive potential and solve a real problem.

About the finalists

BiopSense was born from a research project at the University of Jyväskylä. BiopSensen offers automated solutions for liquid biopsy sample preparation at point-of-care. Industry: Medical Devices.

Commu makes asking for help and giving help easier at home and at work. Free P2P app and corporate volunteering B2B SaaS. Industry: Data & Analytics, Software & Services.

FinnAdvance Replicating human biology in miniature chips for animal-free drug discovery. Industry: Healthcare, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical.

Hookle‘s social media marketing tool empowers small businesses to efficiently perform marketing tasks using AI (ChatGPT). Industry: Marketing, Software & Services.

Kodarit has rapidly become the largest children coding school in Finland and now we are ready to scale globally. Industry: Edtech.

Lincoln Method Online tutoring service that teaches K-12 students all the latest AI tools, and makes the workforce ready. Industry: Edtech.

No No No Consumer Advocacy Platform – Helping American consumers resolve complaints with big businesses like Walmart. Industry: Media, Software & Services, Consumer Services.

SeeTrue Technologies We build the world’s most robust eye-tracking sensors and integrate them with manufacturers to demanding environments including AR, vision care, and optical microscopes. Industry: Medical Devices, Deep tech, Hardware & Electronic Equipment.

About Silicon Vikings

Silicon Vikings is a 45,000+ network that connects Nordic and Baltic Innovation with Silicon Valley and vice versa. We are a non-profit organisation 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 organise 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 organise networking events and pitching competitions in the Nordics/Baltics & in Silicon Valley. For more information visit www.siliconvikings.com/home

Media contact: Alexandra Santos, alexandra@platform6.fi, 040 824 36 35.