Event info

Eastern Finland’s biggest startup-event offers an incredibly energising experience for everyone! 

Tahko Ski Lift Pitch is the place to be for investors, startups as well as growth companies in different business stages. 
Depending on your interests you can either apply for the pitching competition, or if pitching is not your thing, join in as a viewer!

How to participate in Tahko Ski Lift Pitch Event?
Tahko Ski Lift Pitch Event is free of charge for everyone interested! Held on 8.4.2021, 10-17.
You only need to register on Brella and click the event link you have received by email.
On Brella, everyone can follow the live stream as well as participate in partner clinics or schedule 1-1 -meetings. 

Virtual Platform
Secure a smooth slide onto the virtual slopes by creating a Brella profile beforehand. Do that here.
Remember that you also need to reigster through the Tahko SLP registration form to get the link to join the event on Brella.

Live Stream
Tahko Ski Lift Pitch Event -livestream starts on Thursday the 8th of April at 10:00. The experience offers something for everyone, including a lot of 
inspiring virtual activities such as keynotes, partner clinics and 1-to-1 meetings on Brella. The thrilling pitching finals will be streamed from Tahko mountains, so 
we’re all catching some breezy vibes before finding out who will win the grand prize this year! All startups pitch remotely due to safety reasons.
In charge of our after-ski vibes this year is Ali Jahangiri!

Come hungry
Tahko Ski Lift Pitch presents start-ups and start-agains with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and establish relationships with business angels and 
venture capitalists as they share their disruptive value propositions, high-growth potential, and scalable goals – and of course, their unquenchable appetite for success. 

Enjoy a little
Tahko Ski Resort as a business event venue is known for it’s unique after ski atmosphere. Though this year the event is held online, we will stream
the snowy experience from the Tahko mountains. Join us and share your passionate ideas and mingle with business leaders who know all about the startup journey. 
Working your way to the top is challenging enough already, why not do it together? Enjoying stunning views from the heart of Eastern Finland won't hurt either... 

Tahko Ski Lift Pitch Finals will be held on Thursday the 8th of April between 10:00 – 17:00 online.
  • All pitches last 2 minutes and are in English (Finnish is also allowed). Judges have time for two questions after the pitch (in English). 
  • Tomi Kaukinen shares his excellent tips for the pitch here.

The judges will give you points based on the list below: 
1. The problem is clearly defined?  
2. The solution is adding value clearly and substantially to customers' needs?  
3. There is a large and clearly defined market / market segment for the solution?  
4. There is a clearly defined business model that can be scaled up and will generate profitable business?  
5. There is a strong competitive advantage / how well we can beat the competitors?  
6. The entire team and individual team members match the skills needed to become a success story? 
7. The team has achieved so far solid traction and substantial results?  

Ski Lift Pitch Final Round 1 is online at 12:00-13:00. Ten finalists will try to battle their way through to the final roast and only three will make it...
  • The Final Roast for the best 3 at 16:05 online 
  • At 17:00 we will know who will virtually ski down with 5000€! 
  • Take full use of our matchmaking tool Brella to arrange more specified meetings

See you soon in Tahko Ski Lift Pitch!
Tiina & Team
p. +358 44 513 2904