PwC & Slush

Supporting the next wave of entrepreneurs as they take their business to the next level

PwC & Slush

Slush is a not-for-profit organisation matching entrepreneurs and tech talent with top-tier international investors, multinational corporations, family businesses, high-net worth individuals looking to invest, executives and the media. PwC has been partnering with Slush since 2010 and in 2015 PwC became Slush’s first global partner.

Along with Slush, PwC plays an active role in developing startup ecosystems around the world and supporting entrepreneurs as they work to get their ideas off the ground and build sustainable businesses.

PwC & Slush

We’re proud to be supporting start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs at Slush, the world’s leading event for tech-heads.


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PwC @ Slush

A glimpse into Slush Helsinki


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PwC at Slush Helsinki

We are delighted to have attended Slush Helsinki, which bought together 20,000 attendees from over 130 countries. We were excited to welcome our global Chairman, Bob Moritz, to experience Slush for the first time. You can hear from Bob about his experience at Slush Helsinki and why PwC is proud to support the world’s leading event for start-ups in his video. We would also like to thank the Finnish startups who supported us on our PwC booth including Jymy, which served its organic ice cream to attendees and JoyActor for providing their renewable energy power packs. During the extensive Official Slush Side Events, we also ran our PwC NextGen@Slush programme, bringing together NextGen Club members and Leader Academy Alumni from across the world for a series of exclusive networking events, labs, matchmaking meetings and curated experiences. 

PwC and corporate responsibility

We are pleased to support the Slush Global Impact Accelerator. PwC works with Slush on mentoring social entrepreneurs from all over the world. They came together in Helsinki for a week’s bootcamp culminating in a pitching competition which was judged by our global strategy leader, Blair Sheppard.  


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The Slush 100 Pitching Competition

Slush 100 is a pitching competition featuring the 100 best seed-stage companies at Slush Helsinki.

Each applicant is screened by a pool of international investors and assessed on their market opportunity and viability to succeed. At PwC, we work with the winner in a variety of ways providing pro bono services as part of the prize. We will be working with the 2017 winner, Altum Technologies.

Previous winners include: CybelAngel,, CareMonkey. 

Contact us

Peter Bartels

Global Entrepreneurial & Private Business Leader, Partner, PwC Germany

Tel: +49 40 6378-2170

Marko Korkiakoski

Partner, Private Company Services Leader, PwC Finland

Tel: +358 (0)20 787 7220

Jenni Chance

Senior Manager, Entrepreneurial & Private Business, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 7767 806803

Piotr Wyszogrodzki

Start-up/Scale-up Network Leader, PwC Poland

Tel: +48 5 0218 4277

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