BUSY AT THE INVESTMENT FORUM SLUSH IN HELSINKI
On November 21-22, project team together with entrepreneurs from Petrozavodsk took part in the largest investment forum in Europe, Slush. Over 4,000 startups and more than 2,000 investors from around the world gathered in Helsinki for 2 days.
As a preparatory phase, оn November 12, the BUSY project team held an open selection among entrepreneurs from Petrozavodsk for the opportunity to participate in the largest investment forum in Europe - SLUSH. The projects participating were: energy-efficient housing construction, launching of a web- site providing psychological online services, the Smart Shelf RFID complex and others. And the participant coming to Slush was Artem Derbenev, head of LLC Energy Efficient House Building, a small innovative enterprise at PetrSU, founded in 2012 under the Innovation Infrastructure Development Project. The company is engaged in the implementation of research and development in the field of individual housing construction.
For 2 days at SLUSH, project team and entrepreneurs attended lectures from leading speakers on the topic of international business and investment, and also acquired new useful contacts for international cooperation in the process of networking.
As a side event of the forum, workshop on the topic of cross-border cooperation in the field of business, culture and tourism took place, where entrepreneurs presented their business projects among potential partners from Finland and discussed specific proposals for entering the international market.