How to prepare for the finals
1. Discuss with your team and mentors the strongest and weakest points in your current product/progress. Highlight the strongest from the very beginning. Anticipate questions about the weaker points. Be prepared to give a short clear answer.
2. Some people prefer to learn pitch by heart, some prefer to speak from the heart. But I recommend knowing your opening and closing very well. This hugely influences how carefully people will listen to your pitch and what feelings they will remember afterward.
3. Pitching is always stressful for everyone, no matter if you enjoy it or terrified by it. I always advise to use your hormones for the best. Just before the pitch spend 2 minutes in the Wonder Woman pose. To learn more on this, here is the Ted Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_may_shape_who_you_are?language=en
Amazing prizes were awarded at Kaleidoskoop
Startup Lab attended one of the largest startup festivals in the world
One of the world's most spectacular startup festivals, Slush 2021, took place in Helsinki on December 1-2. During these two days, the world's leading startup entrepreneurs and specialists gave awesome speeches and inspired young entrepreneurs. Nearly 1,000 investors were present.