Welcome to the EY Lounge at Slush 2018!

Come and join us for insight led (short!) presentations, informal meetings and networking – or simply hang out, recharge your batteries and grab some refreshments!

On Tuesday 4 December we’d like to invite you to join us at the EY Lounge Party. Meet fellow startup leaders, investors and entrepreneurs and enjoy a great night with colleagues and friends.

We really look forward to welcoming you to the EY Lounge at SLUSH 2018!

Join us

    Thinking about fund raising, international expansion or exit? Want to learn more about the start-up ecosystem in different European hot spots? Interested in drawing on EY’s experience of working with fast growth companies to understand how you can accelerate growth? Join us in the EY Lounge for EY Talks with plenty of time for Q&A!

    Day 1

  • 12 am Soup lunch @EY Lounge
  • 1 pm From Zero to IPO: Strategic growth options to create value - Dr. Martin Steinbach
    • The Nordic IPO market - Andreas Dalhäll and Päivi Pakarinen
  • 2 pm Fundraising and the path to exit – Richard Goold, Matt Milligan
  • 3 pm How can EY 7 Drivers of Growth help accelerate growth? – Geoffrey Godding
    • Fire-side chat: Thoughts about accelerating the growth – Emanuele Mazzanti. Guest: Caritta Seppä, co-founder, Tespack
  • 4 pm Start-up ecosystem in France – Franck Sebag and Jean-Christophe Pernet
  • 5.30 pm EY Lounge Party, DJ Kasperi Murtolehto
Day 2
  • 10 am Tax considerations for digital nomads – Ranno Tingas
  • 11 am Helping fast growth businesses grow faster. A live demo of EY Velocity – Geoffrey Godding
    • How to make informed decisions, reach better outcomes, faster. A discussion with an entrepreneur – Rudi Skogman, Co-founder & CEO, Blok Enterprises
  • 12 am Soup lunch @EY Lounge
  • 1 pm Fundraising via an ICO – Peter Lennartz and Adrian Wons
  • 2 pm How to scale up your company tax/legal wise? – Erik de Heer and Carel van Boetzelaer

Take a closer look at our speakers

Talk to us

    Do you have a specific question on your mind or would you just like to have an informal chat with one of our professionals? Feel free to book a speed-meeting with us on any of the following topics:

  • Prepare for your next financing round
  • Execute an employee stock option or warrant program
  • Scale through international expansion
  • Use Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
  • Raise capital and/or discuss exit options
  • Prepare for an IPO
  • Manage your financial reporting
  • Stay compliant with Tax/VAT requirements
  • Book your speed-meeting here

    During Slush our professionals will be available at the EY Lounge for a quick chat. If you're not at Slush you can still sign up for a meeting at a later point in time. Take a closer look at some of our EY professionals.

    EY professionals

Party with us

    We all know that in December in Helsinki the nights are long so come and join us at the EY Lounge Tuesday from 5.30 PM to kick-off your evening entertainment.

    EY Lounge Map

  • What? EY Lounge Party
  • Where? Exhibitor Lounge at Siipi
  • When? 4 Dec 5.30 PM – 8 PM

Find us

    The EY Lounge is located in the Exhibitor Lounge at Siipi. Drop by any time to hear from business leaders, chat with EY professionals and entrepreneurs or just to get some refreshments!

    Note that you are free to come by even without a Slush ticket, as the EY Lounge is not located in the Slush event area!


    Slush will be held at Messukeskus (Helsinki Expo and Convention Center, Messuaukio 1, Helsinki). EY Lounge is located in Exhibitor Lounge at the 2nd floor of Holiday Inn, accessible from the main entrance of the Slush event venue.

    EY Lounge Map


    • 4 Dec from 10 AM to 8 PM

    • 5 Dec from 10 AM to 5 PM


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We look forward to seeing you at SLUSH!