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This week Mightifier had the honor of representing Finland in The Nordic Pitch at SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas. The Nordic Pitch gathered the best startups from all the Nordic countries on one stage. Three of the five startups were education products and The Mighty United was proud to take the stage on March 13th to present our innovative EdTech solution from the education super power, Finland.

The Nordic Pitch opening speech was given by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. His Royal Highness spoke beautifully and encouraged everyone to strive for strong Nordic collaboration, where other Nordic companies are seen as partners in cooperation rather than competitors. Also The Nordic Pitch aimed for that goal as the event gathered the best Nordic startups under one roof to showcase the best innovations from all the Nordic countries. It was truly inspiring to hear the pitches of the other startups No Isolation, Lexplore, Diwala and Penstable. Awesome job everyone!

HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway opening The Nordic Pitch at the House of Scandinavia.

The Mighty United CEO Mervi Pänkäläinen took the stage to speak about Finnish EdTech innovation, Mightifier. Mightifier app and program help children master their social and emotional skills. Improving social skills and building more friendships brings psychological safety to schools. Last week SXSW Education event was filled with wonderful ideas to transform learning. Our mighty solution is about transforming the learning environments into safe and encouraging ones. Mightifier-app boosts social skills with measurable impact and makes sure everyone knows how they matter. Better self-esteem, class atmosphere and more friends – less bullying and less stress!

We were grateful and excited to pitch Mightifier to a heavy weight investor panel and the audience together with the best Nordic startups. Big thanks to Oslo Business Region for leading the Nordic Pitch project and SAS the startups to Austin, Texas for SXSW!

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