10/10/2014 YAPKU AT SLUSH HK 2014
Yapku participated in this year’s first ever regional SLUSH event in Hong Kong 2014.
Yapku was given a special invite by InvestHK/StartmeupHK after reaching the semi-finals of the business venture programme.
The SLUSH event in Hong Kong was a regional competition in which the finalist from a group of 20 business ideas will progress on to the main event in Helsinki, Finland for a chance to win over HK$4million in cash. SLUSH is the focal point gathering bringing Eurasian startups and tech talent together with top-tier international investors, business executives and media. Within four months of SLUSH 2013, startups attending the event raised over US$150 million and is expected to generate over 15,000 attendees, 2,500 startups, 250 VC Firms, 250 Speakers and 500 Angels.
Darren Breeze, Chief Technology Officer for Yapku, gave a quick-fire 3 minute presentation on the services and target markets that Yapku is currently tackling with positive reception.