250,000 euro growth funding for Slush startup competition winner
Published: 12-Nov-2014 09:35 am
Publisher: Evli Pankki Oyj
Evli Bank and the Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) will offer 250,000 euro of growth funding to the winner of Slush startup competition. Evli Bank will invest 100,000 euro and the business angels of FiBAN 150,000 euro.
The winner will be selected from 1,000 companies in the technology and growth company event Slush on November 18-19th. The competition jury consists of over 50 distinguished international and Finnish investors.
“By supporting the Slush startup competition Evli Bank wants to increase the awareness of the importance and possibilities of entrepreneurship. Many brilliant entrepreneurs with great business ideas participate in the competition. With this investment we aim to further increase the recognition of the competition, which we hope to lead to a higher success rate for the participating entrepreneurs”, says Evli’s Head of Wealth Management Esa Pensala.
Esa Pensala, Director, Wealth Management, Evli Bank Plc, tel. +358 (0)9 4766 9786
Evli Bank Plc
Evli is a Finnish private bank specializing in investment. We offer private clients, companies and institutions a comprehensive product range, and investment and asset management services that are based on cutting-edge expertise. With 250 investment experts and over 25 years in the business, Evli has a wide range of experience and know-how at its disposal. We manage EUR 6.3 billion in client assets (September 30, 2014). www.evli.com