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Czech - Finland
Startup Pitch Day

Czech Startups presenting to investors from Finland

November 15, 2022

Helsinki, Finland



CBAA, FiBan and Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Helsinki cordially invite  Czech startups to present to Finnish investors. Startup founders will have the opportunity to learn about Nordic investment ecosystem, meet some of the best angel investors and VC from Finland and present their businesses.

Participants can also expect extensive networking opportunities, join accompanying social events and learn about startup support opportunities in Helsinki


Any startup headquartered or with significant business operation in the Czech republic can apply for participation. There is no restriction on segments and verticals, or revenue and company history. All submitted applications will be evaluated by jury consisting of representatives nominated by CBAA and FiBAN. Select startups will be invited to the pitch day, covering all expenses related to the pitch day itself. Participants only cover their travel and accommodation costs.


  • Access to Nordic capital and support

  • Get first-hand experience and information about the Finnish startup ecosystem and support of startups in Finland

  • Extensive networking, meet and talk to successful Finnish entrepreneurs

  • Participate in accompanying social events - it's the SLUSH week!

  • Get chance to win a ticket to Slush 2022


Submit your startup information and apply by clicking the button below.

Jury consisting of representatives of experienced investors will select the best startups to be invited to pitch at this event.


Applications to pitch at this even have been closed. However, the event is still open for networking opportunities, it is registered as an official Slush Side Event

Application deadline:

Notification of selected startups:

Confirmation of attendance:

October 13

October 17

October 21



November 15, 2022


Meet & Greet


Welcome, Introduction to Finnish startup ecosystem


Pitch presentations

Each presentation 15 minutes

Split into two modules


1:1 meetings, networking



The Venue

The Venue

Maria 01

Arena at Arcade 5

Lapinlahdenkatu 16

00180 Helsinki, Finland

Supported by

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As part of City of Helsinki, NewCo Helsinki helps startups to acquire financing, reach out to collaborative partners and create networks for internationalization. NewCo Accelerator provides long-term support and coaching for early-stage startups. Our teams of experts offer cost-free advice and coaching in many languages across all business sectors. We can help you to succeed

The Embassy of the Czech Republic is responsible for developing and maintaining relations between the Czech Republic and the Republic of Finland. The Consular Section provides services for Czech citizens in Finland and for foreigners who intend to travel to the Czech Republic. The Commercial Section handles trade and investement matters, helps Czech companies to do business in Finland and Finnish companies to invest in the Czech Republic

Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) is a non-profit association of private investors on a mission to inspire private investments. The network is one of the largest and most active business angel networks in the world with over 650+ approved members. Our three main activities consist of Matchmaking of startups and investors, Sharing of best practices, and Representing the interest of private investors


Maria 01 is an entrepreneurial community and a selection-based campus for tech teams. With our robust network of partners, experts, and community builders, we equip our members with the right tools, working spaces, and knowledge to build upon their businesses


Czech Business Angel Association (CBAA) is the national association connecting angel investors in the Czech Republic and representing their interests. Along with our members, we build a vibrant investment climate that follows high professional standards and ethical principles. Our main objective is to nurture and promote active relations between investors and start-ups in the Czech Republic so that they provide a stable foundation for innovation and progress. We realize that the freedom of thought, access to the quality talent pool but also access to the capital are the best prerequisites for creating a thriving business climate. At the same time, we believe that the best investment ecosystems complement each other and grow only when cooperating closely.

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