Venture Day Minsk 2020
Venture Day Minsk 2020
Venture
DayMinsk
2020
16th
April
ONLINE CONFERENCE
"STARTUP WORLD.THE NEW NORMAL"
Venture Day Minsk Live
About
Venture Day Minsk Conference goes digital!
What can you expect? Real strategies and tools that will help you to run your business in the most effective way during unexpected and hard times. Practical information from international experts on how to face challenges and come out of them strong and undamaged and a new exciting format of Startup Battle!!
Don't miss out this unique opportunity and discover what special bonuses and gifts Venture Day Minsk has in store for all participants! Register NOW for FREE!















Real strategies and tools that will help you to run your business in the most effective way during unexpected and hard times, practical information from international experts on how to face challenges and come out of them strong and undamaged.
Don't miss out this unique opportunity and discover what special bonuses and gift Venture Day Minsk has in store for all participants!
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Speakers 2020
Tania Marinich
Co-founder & CEO
@ BELBIZ Group
of Companies
Speakers
Chief Growth Officer, Rakuten Viber
Alexander Kazakov
Group Product Manager at Booking.com

Dr. Marcus Erken
Founding Partner of Sunfish Partners
Peter Vesterbacka
Former Mighty Eagle, Rovio, Angry Birds,
Finest Bay Area Development Company
Prior to Belbiz Tania spent 8 years with the International Finance Corporation leading various projects for private sector development within IFC advisory activities. Tania received her International Executive MBA degree from IE Business School in Madrid.





Anna Znamenskaya is the Chief Growth Officer at Rakuten Viber. She is responsible for leading the global marketing, product growth, business development, PR and analytical teams advocating user in the company and creating consumer-inspired innovations. She plays a key role in Rakuten Viber initiatives to enhance company's capabilities that drive users' database growth worldwide and work closely with revenue team to contribute to the continued synergy of all forces.
Alexander is deeply convinced that the role of user-facing technology is not to be a mere tool but to provide a wiser structure, guide us and inspire us to live the life the way we really want. To proactively nudge us to gain the performance and joy in our lives. To express our humanity in each area of life. To empower lives well lived.
- Group Product Manager at Booking.com - making travel more personal and enjoyable
- Executive Advisor at Veterati - facilitating human mentorship connections at scale using technology
- Founder at Glownet - personalizing mass experience at live events in 28+ countries (global leader, 4.5 years)
Dr. Marcus Erken is a founding partner of Sunfish Partners, an early stage VC that invests in Polish deep tech startups. Marcus is also a lecturer in the field of entrepreneurship. He co-lectures two annual university courses, where students can start their own companies.





Michael Rumiantsau
Product Service Manager at ServiceNow
Kate Seledets
Ihar Mahaniok
Engineering Leader at WeWork
Venture Associate at 500 Startups
Michael is the former founder and CEO of FriendlyData, a data analytics company backed by 500 Startups. FriendlyData was acquired by ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) in 2018.
Currently, he owns the AI-driven Natural Language Query product experience. He is an accredited investor and also he runs a company builder founders.ai and actively advise tech startups that change enterprise with data-network effects and deep technology.
Featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list - Technology 2019
Ihar is an Engineering Manager, Team Lead, Software Engineer with a broad skillset on technical, product and people side.
Experienced in leading projects: strategy, cross-team collaboration, prioritization, teamwork, architecture, product, hiring. He is interested in projects that involve data analysis, signals extraction, data processing, ranking.


Dmitri Sarle
Founder and CEO, Erthien
Karol Sadaj
Country Manager Revolut Poland | Ex-Uber | Ex-Google

Mikita Mikado
CEO of PandaDoc

Tomas Uribe
Co-founder @Stereotheque
Dmitri is an Earthian. His goal is to unify people, and the best place to start is in companies - as this is how society is currently organizing itself.
To that end, he is a philosopher, an entrepreneur, and a mentor.
As an entrepreneur, Dmitri founded five companies with one exit, coached four accelerator programs, helped companies raise millions of EUR's in capital.
As a mentor, he and advised the EU Commission on their overall startup strategy, and helped many businesses scale and build antifragile organizations.
As a philospher - Dmitri uses elements of stoicism, zen, and practical business techniques such as agile, lean, and TEAL methodologies to hold workshops and talks across the globe.
He coached the winners of Slush and organizations such as Elisa, OP, Business France, UP2B, Ilmarinen, and many others.
Karol Sadaj is an experienced marketer with a unique profile - with expertise from the world's largest consumer goods corporations (PepsiCo, Philip Morris) with the innovation of global giants in the field of new technology (Google, Uber). Passionate about scaling businesses, defining marketing strategies, and growth hacking.



Mikita is an entrepreneur, executive, and former engineer. He works on, makes speeches and writes about running self-sustaining companies doing innovative things in technology and business.
His interests are SaaS, sales automation, documents, metrics, startups, surfing, programming, new technologies.


Tomas Uribe is an entrepreneur, composer and developer, co-founder and CEO of Stereotheque, a market network that empowers young creatives with a suite of tools to help them land job opportunities and connect with professionals in music, media and entertainment. Tomas has been featured in INC. Magazine, Wired, USA Weekly and an invited speaker at SXSW (2017, 2018), MIT Innovators Under 35, MusicBiz, Music Entrepreneur Conference at Harvard University, LakeFX and Colombia 4.0. With Stereotheque, a NY-based venture-backed startup, he has been awarded by MIT Technology Review, the IADB, and IDARTES (Colombia), among other recognitions. Prior to Stereotheque, he worked as a touring musician and composer, as well as with global brands including Radeberger Gruppe, Leica Camera, Qualcomm, and at the United Nations.
Anna Znamenskaya
Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and former Mighty Eagle of Angry Birds (Rovio). Peter has over 20 years of experience in building brands and communities. Time Magazine has named Peter one of the 100 most influential people on the planet.





Pavlina Louzenska
Lead Mentor in Google,
Founder #HolkyzMarketingu
Aziz Emre Gunel
Co-founder in @Getir, CEO at Management Centre Turkiye, Startup Mentor, Author
Pavlina Louzenska is a Marketing and Business Consultant with focus on technology and fashion. She a Lead Mentor in Google, as well as in various European accelerators. She founded #HolkyzMarketingu, a female empowerment community which currently unites 20 000+ women. She is a Transparency International Board member. Alumni to Aspen Institute Young Leaders Program, YTILI and CGYPP fellowships.

Aziz Emre Gunel has 25 years of solid experience in international/local B2B and B2C companies with additional activities in entrepreneur ecosystem.Management Consultant. Startup mentor. Author of the book " Ferrari'si Olmayanlar İçin Girişimcilik" / "best entrepreneur book of the year 2017".




Agenda
Agenda
"Startup World. The New Normal"
Welcoming Speech
10:00-10:10
Astonished company: How to react on unexpected changes?
10:10-10:30
Сhallenger banks - addoption to sudden changes and escalations
10:30-10:50
Break
11:10-13:00
Global vision in a challenging time: What to expect from digital communication?
10:50-11:10
Startup Battle 2020
Battle
Venture Day Minsk's Startup Battle is a pitch contest for global-minded startups where founders can show off what they have got!
10 selected startups will get a chance to present their ideas, products, services and solutions during the ONLINE edition. It's a great opportunity to boost the company's reach, gain media exposure and attract new business partners. Start at 6 PM, April 16th.
We are waiting for you! Register NOW for FREE!



ATTENDEES
STARTUPS AND COMPANIES
INVESTORS
SPEAKERS
+1000
+250
+100
+35
FINTECH
DIGITAL
LIFESTYLE
WOMEN
IN TECH
MUSIC&SOUND
TECH
Investors 2020
Investors
Christian Edler
Entrepreneur, Marketing & Sales. Investor, Berlin
Dr. Marcus Erken
Founding Partner of Sunfish Partners
Will Cardwell
Partner of @Courage Ventures, @Open Circle Capital and @TechMinsk
Max Moldenhauer
Founding partner of Sunfish Partners
Maurice Beckand Verwee
Co-founder @Crosspring
Islam Midov
RBF Ventures
Galina Chifina
Partner @RTP Global
Dzmitry Mikhaliov
Analyst @RTP Global
Priit Uustulnd
Kaamos
Tomas Martunas
Iron Wolf Capital
Anton Vasiliev
RBF Ventures
Egor Abramov
FortRoss Ventures
Tsutomu Gabriel Komori
Managing Partner
@ Bene Asia Capital
Yury Melnichek
Founding Investor
@ BulbaVentures
Cyril Golub
BBAN Angels Band,
LitBAN
Arvydas Bložė
Investment Manager,
Practica Capital
Investors 2019
Max Gurvits
Director for CEE, CIS,
and MENA @Cross Border Angels
Tomas Martunas
Iron Wolf Capital
Mike Reiner
Investor at @OpenOcean, Co-founder at @City AI
Can Saracoglu
Founding Partner at @String Ventures
Superstar Companies 2020
Workshops
Workshops
Dr. Marcus Erken,
Founding Partner of @Sunfish Partners
April 16th, 16:40 (4:40 PM, UTC +3 Time)
Dr. Marcus Erken is a founding partner of Sunfish Partners, an early stage VC that invests in Polish deep tech startups. Marcus is also a lecturer in the field of entrepreneurship. He co-lectures two annual university courses, where students can start their own companies.
Alexander Kazakov,
Group Product Manager at Booking.com
April 16th, 15:00 (3 PM, UTC+3 time)
Alexander is deeply convinced that the role of user-facing technology is not to be a mere tool but to provide a wiser structure, guide us and inspire us to live the life the way we really want. To proactively nudge us to gain the performance and joy in our lives. To express our humanity in each area of life.
DR. MARCUS ERKEN
APRIL 16TH, 13:00
WORKSHOP
WORKSHOP
APRIL 16TH, 14:00
ALEXANDER KAZAKOV
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Due to the current situation, we are committed to protect our participants, speakers and all the community involved. Venture Day Minsk Conference will take place VIRTUALLY.
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