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What’s in store for digital health at Slush? 4 keynotes not to miss

As the days here in Helsinki get darker, Slush17 is fast approaching. Startups from all over the globe showcasing their visions and celebrating them together with investors, world renowned thought leaders, decision makers and other curious beings. Slush is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to take a good look at life 2020 and beyond.

Last year our CEO Lauri Sippola and one of our investors Oskari Kettunen from Reaktor Ventures were on stage talking about investments in the digital health. What’s up with digital health this year?

  1. On the first day of Slush, Vishal Vasishth will speak about How Profitability Will Be Our Planet’s Best Insurance together with Ela Madej and Erik Engellau-Nilsson. Vishal is on the conquest of solving humanity’s biggest problems through his investing company Obvious Ventures. Outcome-based healthcare is one of the key areas that leverage technology to make life better. Read more about Vishal’s thoughts.
  2. Artificial Intelligence has the potential to dramatically change healthcare as we know it. On Friday Ken Mulvany, Chairman and Founder of BenevolentAI, will discuss the role of AI in scientific discoveries at Founder’s stage.
  3. Great mission comes with even greater responsibilities. Ida Tin, CEO and Co-Founder of Clue, talks about ethics of collecting data on Friday.
  4. This year Slush also introduces a new treat for all science-minded guests. Y-Science is a vertical program focused on science based business, holding several interesting speakers and showcases on Friday. Keynote by Teemu Suna, CEO and Founder of Nightingale Health, will be a blood stopper for sure. Note that vertical program requires reserving your spot by registering.

Our Kaiku Health -team will be there also this year. Follow our Twitter -feed for more info on our surroundings. If you’re interested in working for us, discussing on future of healthcare or hearing more about our monitoring platform for Patient-Reported Outcomes – do not hesitate to drop us a line.

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