Everybody freeze! The world’s coolest business event, Polar Bear Pitching, is back!

Delivering a presentation in icy water is a challenge that definitely requires warm spirit. Every year, the city of Oulu hosts an incredible two-day business event, Polar Bear Pitching, which connects startups, investors and entrepreneurs with media, speakers and influencers from all over the world.

Time: 6-7 February 2018
Place: Oulu (check the program for more details)

Ice-dipping, business making and other crazy winter experiences in Oulu

Why on earth would anyone take the plunge into icy water if they didn’t have to? The answer is simple. Apart from being an experience that leaves you feeling refreshed, Polar Bear pitching brings you an opportunity to boost your business. Entrepreneurs plunge into icy water to pitch their ideas to potential investors. They have as much time to do that as they are able to stay in the ice hole. Nobody says it’s going to be easy but the price is worth the effort. Startups go out of the comfort zone to prove that their business ideas deserve attention and investment of €10,000. There is still time to apply to pitch and compete for a spot in the finals. Will you dare to do it?

On 7 February, the program features the Conference Day filled with great keynotes and hands-on workshops to help you drive your growth with the right tools. Click here to view the program and secure your spot now!

All conference pass holders get an access to our matchmaking tool, Dealroom, which helps participants to connect and close deals. OuluHealth partners can purchase their conference day ticket at a discounted price! Use the code ”OULUHEALTH” at the Polar Bear Pitching online ticket store and get 30% off your ticket price. This code is valid until 31 January.

After the Conference Day, it is time for the breath-taking pitches in the Market Square. In addition, Polar Bear Pitching offers a Winter Spa Village for you to bathe and have a sauna at the heart of the Oulu Market Square. The After Party at Uusi Seurahuone welcomes Conference Day ticket holders to warm up and dance the night away!

Polar Bear Pitching will take your business to the next level. And don’t worry. It won’t leave you shivering. There are a lot of attractions planned. Warm atmosphere guaranteed!


Joanna Seppänen



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