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Helsinki 16.11.2022

SLUSH 2022 Side event: Northern Stars in New Space & Cybersecurity

Matching growth companies with investors

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 11:00-16:00 (Lunch 11-12)
Korjaamo, Helsinki (Töölönkatu 51 A, Helsinki)



Contact information

Kirsi Kokko, Head of Digital Trust Finland
kirsi.kokko (at)
+358 50 550 2023

New Space & Investors
Hanna Hyttinen, Senior Advisor, Invest in Finland
hanna.hyttinen (at)
+358 50 325 0610

Event practicalities, pitching & applications
Julia Reponen, Program Coordinator
julia.reponen (at)
+358 50 433 7568

Resilience, trust, awareness, and security are the guiding stars of the Finnish Cybersecurity and New Space industries. These capabilities have become increasingly important in both the physical and digital worlds. Investments are needed for new, innovative solutions and scalable business that can help and secure organizations and societies in critical situations. For investors, this is an opportunity to invest with impact: Cybersecurity and New Space are key enabler of resilience and business continuity in the connected and digitalized world.

Business Finland’s New Space Economy and Digital Trust Finland programs warmly invite you to join an exciting afternoon during Day 0 of Slush 2022. In this event, our mission is to bring the top investors to hear from the up-and-coming Finnish companies in New Space and Cybersecurity, in an exclusive setting before the main program of Slush 2022.


11:00 – 12:00 Registration & Light Lunch available
12:00 – 12:10 Welcoming words by Business Finland
12:10 – 12:45 Keynotes
ICEYE - Rafal Modrzewski, CEO & Co-Founder
Hoxhunt - Pyry Åvist, CTO & Co-Founder
12:45 – 14:30 Pitching
First part – Cybersecurity

  • Arctic Security
  • Badrap
  • SensorFleet
  • Xiphera

Break 15 min
Second part – New Space

  • Aurora Propulsion Technologies
  • CollectiveCrunch
  • Kuva Space
  • Skyfora
  • Yield Systems

14:30 – 15:00 Panel Discussion with Investors 

  • Ms Maureen Haverty, Investment Vice President, Seraphim 
  • Mr Ted Elvhage, Managing Partner, Rymdkapital 
  • Mr Augustin Blanchard, Executive director, Tikehau Ace Capital  
  • Mr Karel Obluk, Partner, Evolution Equity Partners  
  • Panel Moderator: Mr Teemu Seppälä, Business Advisor, NewCo Helsinki

15:00 Networking and chance to discuss 1-to-1 with companies
16:00 Closing the event

International & domestic investors

Why attend?
  • Meet potential investees and their management teams in an exclusive industry specific setting 
  • Get insight from the leading Finnish New Space and Cybersecurity companies and hear about their growth journeys
  • Invest with impact: Cybersecurity is key enabler of resilience and business continuity in the connected and digitalized world.  Numerous disruptive New Space companies have already come from Finland and provide new business models and solutions for the benefit of life on Earth.

We are fully booked!