Two pitchers, one winner.

Pitch your way to the peak and ski down with the money!
In a ski lift there is no escaping the pitch!

The grand prize is 10 000 euros!

Load your program here!
All the startups and startagains in every industry are welcome to join! You also can enjoy the event even if you don't ski.​

By signing up to event as a startup entrepreneur, you have got an opportunity to apply to the competition, and win the grand price of 10 000 euros. There will be 20 startups in the competition, who will be selected by jury based on the information of the registration form. So when you sign up to the event you’re not automatically in the competition but you'll get the chance to pitch in a ski lift as well.

When you buy the 2-day ticket, you will get:

Thursday 12.4.

Stand at Demo-area
Matchmaking with investors
TahkoSLP Dinner Party

Friday 13.4.

TahkoSLP Program incl. lunch
Matchmaking with investors
Training sessions with coaches
Ski Pass
An unique chance to pitch in the Ski Lif Pitch Battle and win an amazing prize

The ticket also includes the program of Health18 seminar.



Event takes place at Tahko Ski Resort (Sääskiniementie 560, 73310 Tahkovuori) in Kuopio
You can get there by car, plane, train and bus. Morning flight from Helsinki-Vantaa to Kuopio leaves at 7:25, and return from Kuopio to Helsinki Vantaa either 19.40 or 22.00. You can book flights here! Transportation between Kuopio-Airport-Tahko will be arranged by free buses.

Nearest train station is at Kuopio center. operates daily to Tahko from Helsinki via Mikkeli, Varkaus and Kuopio. Connections are available also from Turku, Tampere and Jyväskylä via Kuopio. The morning departure from Kuopio to Tahko is at 8:50. Book the bus tickets her

Nearest bus station is at Nilsiä. Bus tickets to Nilsiä are available here: Matkahuolto 
During the Ski lift Pitch there are free ski busses from Nilsiä bus station (Nilsiä mh) to Tahko, timetable available here:
Check out the busses from Kuopio to Tahko also here


Break Sokos Hotel Tahko (Sääskiniementie 560, 73310 Tahkovuori) is located next to the evening party place Piazza. You can book a room with using booking code BSKILIFT at -website.