Today Slush 2014 event lit up the global start-up scene with 14.000 attendees (including 2 Prime ministers). 

Nokia N1 Android tablet global launch was today’s best kept surprise.

Also, Supercell & Rovio hinted at a joint venture movie project - based on Finnish folklore.

After a super busy first day at Slush 2014, here are some live highlights from Helsinki, Finland. You can follow the hottest start-up event on the Planet using #slush14 (or simply #slush).

Slush 2014 Helsinki

Highlights from #slush14 tweets from Day 1:

  • Slush is a massive global event on Twitter - over 72 million impressions for the official # during Day 1 alone!
  • 20 million people reached by this event which started with 300 attendees back in 2008.
  • Tweets peaked after the opening keynote by Finnish Prime minister Alexander Stubb at around 11am.
  • The hottest tweets from Slush 2014, Day 1 included this massive tweet by Nokia and then this one by TechCrunch.
  • As Day 1 closes into the magical, dark Helsinki night, the tweets per hour rate stands at 960+ .

Tonight will close with a 10.000 people mega celebration at the venue, hosted by the World's best mobile games company Supercell. Epic proportions - only @ Slush.

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