Co-founder & CEO
@ BELBIZ Group
Entrepreneur, Marketing & Sales. Investor, Berlin
Partner of @Courage Ventures, @Open Circle Capital and @TechMinsk
Founding Partner of Sunfish Partners
Keynote Musician, Business Woman and Globe-trotter.
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.
Co-founder at Edunation Finland
Managing Director, Wayra UK
Editor At Large at TechCrunch
CEO and co-founder, EPAM Systems
Christian Edler works with entrepreneurs to build high-profitable companies. He founded various companies and sold the latest one after three years, invested in over 25 companies with one unicorn as a seed investor in the portfolio.
His primary focus is world-class entrepreneurs with new categories of ideas with the possibility of massive scale. He is also focusing on companies in domains where my product and innovation experience applies strongly: consumer internet, leadgen, fintech, online marketplaces, communities, payments, and impact investments like Beyond Meat, Novonutrients, Mission Barns.
Will Сardwell is a partner in the venture capital funds Courage Ventures (Finland) and Open Circle Capital (Lithuania), and Adjunct Professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, and lecturer at Aalto University and Helsinki School of Business. He is serving as a mentor in several accelerators.
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.
Lead Mentor in Google,
Co-founder Venture Studio
Partner at Telescope Studios, Berlin
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.
Maxwell Kangkolo is a storyteller, filmmaker and creative. He believes in the idea that the world changes because we give ourselves the freedom to imagine new possibilities. He operates on the philosophy that we need to have a passionate pursuit of progress, not perfection.
Nikolay Ptitsyn is a Synesis Co-founder - venture studio running 15+ projects in Smart Cities, Event Management, Instant Messengers, and Online Gaming. With a team of 1 200+ world-class engineers, Synesis is well-positioned to deliver production-level software in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, and Cloud Computing. As a scientist, Nikolay has developed image processing algorithms and obtained patents for various companies. He holds a PhD in Chaos Theory/Cryptography and has authored 50+ publications. As a private investor, Nikolay has been involved in six M&A transactions, including Playtika and Viber. His present interests include Computer Vision and Chatbots.
Head of Business Development @Fetch.ai, UK
Country Manager Revolut Poland | Ex-Uber | Ex-Google
Viber Business Development Director in CIS
Maria Minaricova is a Head of Business Development at Fetch.ai and serves as a Vice-chair and a founding member of Blockchain for Europe association.
Maria has an extensive career in the IT field, having worked at Oracle and GEANT. At Fetch.ai Maria is leading the business development program, strategic alliances and collaboration with industry as well as academia to build applications using blockchain & AI. She focuses on solutions for mobility, smart cities, electric vehicles and energy, supply chains and decentralized finance. She also proactively contributes to the regulatory debate with the Blockchain for Europe association, supporting European decision makers, regulators and policy makers in their goal to make blockchain technology a success. Maria is passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in AI & blockchain technology and beyond.
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.
Oksana Lyubushina is a Viber Business Development Director in CIS with more than 5 years of experience in the company. She has professional experience skilled in Media Relations, Corporate Communications, Strategic and Digital Marketing, Influencers Marketing and Sport Marketing.
Oksana graduated from Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI). She has proven business results in such companies like PR-Technologies, SUP Media, Video International in the past.
Firat Isbecer is an entrepreneur and a seed investor. His first venture Pozitron, became one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in Europe with clients across the globe and in 2017 was fully acquired by the US-based, Fiserv Inc, one of the world's largest fin-tech companies with more than 50,000 employees.
CEO of Commencis, which helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by it's Big Data, Analytics and Cloud products.
Member of Galata Business Angels, Turkey's first angel investor group.
Ginger Leigh is a fierce entertainer, a multi-preneur and a connector who is fearlessly committed to her performances, her skills, her businesses and the people they serve. In the complex world in which we live, Ginger Leigh manages to gracefully pull from her natural abilities to be a creative host to many skill sets and unapologetically and powerfully delivers her many assets with ease! Being The Musician, The Interior Designer, The Actress, The Writer and believe it or not, the Rock Star Genealogist takes drive and an unending love of being alive in today's incredibly exciting time!