Cloud Sales Automation and Scaling – Choice picks for Slush 2016

Slush 2016
Slush 2016

We are coming up on the Slush 2016 edition. 15,000 startup-minded attendees will gather in Helsinki and Pilvi will proudly be in attendance once again. Starting unofficially on the 29th of November with the Founder’s Day and then moving on to the actual two day event. The conference is full of great talks from interesting speakers that are sure to make Slush 2016 an event to remember! Slush is one of Europe’s leading startup events, founders and tech-talent meet with top investors, executives and media bringing together a strong international presence.

Pilvi is an online sales automation and management platform for cloud services. We offer two types of services; providing plug and play online shops for small and mid-sized SaaS companies, and also enabling cloud and hosting service providers to sell capacities and services online.

SCALING YOUR STARTUP FOR SUCCESS – OUR HAND-PICKED TOPICS FROM THE SLUSH 2016 AGENDA

Having gone through the agenda we found a real focus on how to grow a startup, scaling, and readying your company for successes.

Tuesday November 29th

Get things going at the old Slush site with Founder’s Day.

Time Topic Speaker Location
14:00 FOUNDERS’ DAY Slush Cable Factory

Wednesday November 30th

Experienced speakers get into the topics like scaling and key things to look out for or avoid when building your startup. Remember to check out the new Start-Up Sauna demo day companies at 18:00. Pilvi is a proud Start-Up Sauna alumni.

Time Topic Speaker Location
9:00 SLUSH 100 PITCHING Startups Pitching Stage
10:00 OPENING SHOW Slush Founder Stage
10:15 FIRESIDE CHAT WITH CHRIS SACCA Chris Sacca, Linda Liukas Founder Stage
10:50 DEVELOPERS WRITING THE FUTURE Joel Spolsky – CEO & co-founder @ Stack Overflow Founder Stage
10:55 THE IMPORTANCE OF DESIGN FOR A STARTUP Antoine Nussenbaum – co-founder @ Felix Capital Green Stage
11:10 STEVE JURVETSON’S WINNING FORMULA Steve Jurvetson – Partner @ DFJ Founder Stage
11:45 FROM 5 TO 5000: LESSONS LEARNED FROM SCALING BOOKING.COM AND UBER Kees Koolen, Miki Kuusi Founder Stage
11:55 EVERYONE GETS HACKED: WHAT IS CYBERSECURITY? Mårten Mickos – CEO @ HackerOne, Frans Rosén – Security Advisor @ Detectify Black Stage
12:25 FOUNDER STORIES: KEYNOTE TBA TBA Founder Stage
13:00 HOW WE FAILED OUR WAY TO SUCCESS Daniel Ek – CEO @ Spotify, Niklas Zennström – CEO @ Atomico, Ilkka Paananen – CEO @ Supercell Founder Stage
13:15 SHOULD STARTUPS FAKE IT ‘TILL THEY MAKE IT? Lisa Barnett – Partner @ Sherpa Foundry Green Stage
14:05 CHALLENGES IN THE EARLY DAYS OF LINKEDIN Konstantin Guericke – co-fonder @ LinkedIn Founder Stage
14:40 TECHNOLOGY HAS NO COLOR Moaffak Ahmed – Founding Partner @ Superhero Capital, Ilkka Paananen – CEO @ Supercell Black Stage
15:30 ENTREPRENEUR’S SURVIVAL KIT Adeo Ressi – Founder & CEO @ Founder Institute Founder Stage
15:40 THE ROLLERCOASTER RIDES OF BUILDING A COMPANY Ankur Jain – VP of Product @ Tinder, Miki Kuusi – CEO @ Wolt Black Stage
15:50 NORDIC SHOWCASE Next 10 Nordic Tech Superstar Startups Founder Stage
18:00 STARTUP SAUNA FALL ’16 DEMO DAY Startup Sauna Green Stage

Thursday December 1st

Final day, filled with great topics. Remember to wrap things up at the After Party and connect with many of the great attendees!

 Time  Topic  Speaker  Stage
9:00 SLUSH 100 SEMIFINALS Startups Pitching Stage
10:00 FROM PROSAIC TO PROFOUND – THE VALUES AND ETHICS OF STARTUPS Nick Hanauer – Partner @ Second Avenue Partners, Esko Kilpi Black Stage
12:00 THE IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE IDENTITY Tony Conrad, Jyri Engeström Black Stage
13:35 KEEPING YOUR PRODUCT RELEVANT Des Traynor, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer @ Intercom Founder Stage
14:15 WHAT HAPPENS AT UBER WHEN YOU PUSH THE BUTTON Manik Gupta – Director of Production @ Uber Founder Stage
14:30 FOUNDER TO PARENT: SCALING TEAMS AND THE HUMAN FACTOR David Helgason – Founder @ Unity Technologies, Marta Sjögren – Principal @ Northzone Black Stage
16:00 SLUSH 100 FINAL Startups Pitching Stage
17:05 THE CHALLENGES OF SCALING A STARTUP INTO A GLOBAL COMPANY Peter Halacsy – CEO @ Prezi Founder Stage
17:25 KEYNOTE: TBA TBA Founder Stage
17:45 SLUSH 2016 Closing Slush Founder Stage
21:00 AFTER PARTY Slush Slush

We would love it if you would get in touch with us to discuss your Sales Automation and Customer Onboarding strategies. As well as identifying your MVP, Product/Market Fit, Channel/Market Fit, and of course how to reach Maturity and growth beyond that!

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