Kids nowadays might be better at recognizing TV show or game characters than actual animals. How do we reinstall the link between nature and children? Then again, even if many of the millennial hobbies might seem pointless or like a waste of time for us, they can actually act as a seed or a spark in the future skill set needed. Linda Liukas, Founder of Rails Girls and Author of Hello Ruby will talk about nurturing childhood creativity and curiosity together with Zach Klein, Co-founder of Vimeo and DIY.
In 2017, Slush brought together 20,000 attendees, including 2,600 startups, 1,500 investors and 600 journalists from over 130 countries. The cold and dark Helsinki welcomed these tech-heads to a week long celebration, including Slush Music, new Slush Y verticals, and hundreds of side-events and activities around the city. Slush 2018 takes place on 4.–5.12.2018
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Slush is a non-profit event organized by a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and festival organizers. Slush has grown from a 300-person event to become the leading event of its kind in the world. The philosophy behind it has remained the same: to help the next generation of great, world-conquering companies forward.