Polar Bear Pitching helps you crystallize your message. The stage could not be any cooler, and we mean literally: a hole cut through the ice in the frozen Baltic Sea. 

Refresh your business, body and mind. Join our after swim activities, world class workshops and inspiring talks.

The event takes place March 12-13th 2019 in Oulu, Finland.

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2019 tickets

Early Bear ticket price is valid until 31st of January 2019.
After Early Bear ticket sales the price of the ticket rises to 149 euros.

Polar Bear Pitching Attendee Pass

149 €
BUY
  • Access to the Full Conference Program and Workshops on the 13th
  • Access to the Matchmaking Tool
  • Entry to Pre-Party
  • Entry to After Party

STARTUP

79 €
BUY
  • Access to the Startup & Investor Day on the 12th
  • Access to the Full Conference Program and Workshops on the 13th
  • Access to the Matchmaking Tool
  • Entry to Pre-Party
  • Entry to After Party

STUDENT

39 €
BUY
  • Access to the Full Conference Program and Workshops on the 13th
  • Entry to Pre-Party
  • Entry to After Party

AFTER PARTY

20 €
BUY
  • Entry to After Party

Program

Tuesday March 12th

9:00 Science Under Radar at University of Oulu
A showcase by science-based startups for investors and media representatives.

 12:00 Polar Bear Pitching Semifinals at Oulu Market Square
Startups from around the world compete to earn spots at the Finals. The event is free and open for all.

14:00 Special program for startups and investors at Nallikari
Mentoring sessions – Matchmaking – Arctic Experiences at Nallikari beach. For Startup and Investor pass holders.

17:00 – 19:30 EduBears at Science Center Tietomaa
A showcase of education-related innovations and a dinner. The event is free and open for all.

19:00 City of Oulu reception
A reception for VIP guests at the Oulu City Hall.

20:00 Pre-Party at Zivago & 45 Special

21:00 Aurora Hunting Tour
For media.

wednesday March 13th

8:00 – 10:00 Drone Business Breakfast Seminar at Finnkino
The event is free and open for all.

9:00 Printed Intelligence Pitching Stream at Finnkino
A specially curated program to showcase printed intelligence startups.

10:00 – 16:00 Polar Bear Pitching “Business Unusual” Conference at Finnkino
Keynotes, panel discussions, and workshops on creativity, leadership, technology, and funding. Matchmaking via Brella.

18:00 Polar Bear Pitching Finals at Oulu Market Square
Startup competition in the ice hole accompanied with music and dance performances, reindeer rides, ice skating, saunas, hot tubs, and fireworks. The Finals are free of charge for the audience.

The program contains an artistic programme curated by Mike Watson entitled ‘Oulu: A Social Ecosphere’ featuring Marinella Senatore’s internationally acclaimed School of Narrative Dance, and works from the prominent Italian artist Leonardo Petrucci.

20:00 The Official Polar Bear Pitching After Party at Nightclub Ilona

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