Press release, 6 May 2015The most interesting Finnish growth companies and business ideas of spring 2015 will be presented to the public at the Slush Pitching Night event at Sanoma House on 6 May. The event is organised by Sanoma, Slush and the Finnish Business Angels Network (FIBAN).“Our goal is to lower the threshold for gaining visibility and financing for growth companies. For Sanoma, this is an opportunity to find interesting business ideas and investments that support our growth strategy,” says Jussi Kallasvuo, Investment Manager at SanomaVentures.Popular across Europe and the United States, pitching events bring start-ups close to the public and encourage them to invest in engaging propositions. At the Sanoma House event on May, five start-ups will present their ideas in five minutes and answer questions. An additional five startups have only 90 seconds to convince investors that their ideas have potential.“Sanoma House provides a great venue is a great opportunity for startups, their teams and ideas to flourish. Slush Pitching Nights bring together audiences, provide visibility and opportunities to network with the Slush community and business angels from Fiban”, added Riku Mäkelä from Slush.Slush Pitching Night will be held at Media Square in Sanoma House on 6 May from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will be broadcast live on HSTV. Sanoma is the main partner of Slush, an event for growth companies that will be held in Helsinki on 11 and 12 November 2015. More information: Hanna Johde, Communications Director, Sanoma Media Finland, tel. +358 40 673 8977 Sanoma Media Finland is the most multichannel media company in Finland, well-known for its leading brands. We provide information, experiences and entertainment through magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, the Internet and mobile channels, reaching nearly all Finns every day. Sanoma Media Finland is part of Sanoma, a European forerunner in consumer media and learning.