Venture Day Minsk

Venture Day Minsk is premier Eastern European Conference focused on startups and technology

Speakers 2018

Keynote speakers

Peter Vesterbacka
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Peter Vesterbacka

Cofounder at Lightneer

Jamy T. Nigri
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Jamy T. Nigri

Cofounder BDXcoin.com

Yury Melnichek
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Yury Melnichek

Founding Investor @ BulbaVentures

Hrish Lotlikar
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Hrish Lotlikar

Co-Founder & CBDO @The Rogue Initiative, Co-Founder @SuperWorld

Ryan Wang
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Ryan Wang

Founding Partner at Outpost Capital


Speakers

Tania Marinich
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Tania Marinich

Cofounder & CEO @ BELBIZ Group of Companies

Can Saracoglu
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Can Saracoglu

Founding Partner String Ventures

Maria Barsuk
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Maria Barsuk

EBRD Venture Capital

Fabian Sepulveda
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Fabian Sepulveda

Managing Partner at The Madeleine Group Ab, & Partner at Courage Ventures Funds

Michael Rumiancaŭ
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Michael Rumiancaŭ

CEO and Co-Founder @FriendlyData, Inc.

Vasilyi Shinkorenko
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Vasilyi Shinkorenko

Co-Founder & CEO @Storyline

Sander Gansen
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Sander Gansen

Chairman of the Board at Robotex

Merilin Lukk
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Merilin Lukk

Startup Visa Project Manager at Startup Estonia

Olga Balakina
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Olga Balakina

Former Chief Global Operations at Slush

Dennis Uitz
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Dennis Uitz

BDXcoin Co-Founder | Crypto Investor

Agenda

09:00
Registration
10:00
Welcoming Speech

Tania Marinich, Head and Founder of Belbiz Group of Companies

10:20
Keynote speech

Jamy T. Nigri, Cofounder BDXcoin.com

10:40
Blockchain 3.0 - What's after ethereum, what's driving the next wave and what's the real-world adoption of the blockchain technology

Ryan Wang, Founding Partner at Outpost Capital

11:00
Keynote Speech

Peter Vesterbacka, Cofounder at Lightneer

11:30
Using Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality to Transform Business

Hrish Lotlikar, Co-Founder & CBDO @The Rogue Initiative, Co-Founder @SuperWorld

11:50
Coffee Break
12:10
Startup Belarus vs Startup Estonia. What's happening in our ecosystems?

Tania Marinich, Head and Founder of Belbiz Group of Companies
Merilin Lukk , Startup Visa Project Manager
Startup Estonia

12:40
International Startup Stars from Belarus. Panel Discussion

Vasilyi Shinkorenko, Storyline
Michael Rumiantsau, FriendlyData

13:00
Lunch - Networking
STARTUP JOURNEY FROM FIRST CUSTOMERS TO EXIT

Startup section Partner:startup_estonia

14:00
How to Attract First Customer

Can Saracoglu, SringVentures

14:20
The Exit: a game of corporate seduction

Fabian Sepulveda, Managing Partner at The Madeleine Group Ab, & Partner at Courage Ventures Funds

14:40
Global Brand Expansion

Olga Balakina, Former Chief Global Operations at Slush

15:00
Generating the next 50000 robotics startups by bringing 4-year-olds to tech events

Sander Gansen, Chairman of the Board at Robotex

15:30
Coffee Break
15:50
'Fireside Chat' on pre ICO and ICO launches

moderated by Jamy T. Nigri, Cofounder @ BDXcoin.com
Participants:
Ryan Wang, Founding Partner at Outpost Capital;
Dennis Uitz, BDXcoin Co-Founder | Crypto Investor

16:20
Rising Trends in the Venture Capital Industry

Maria Barsuk, EBRD Venture Capital

16:50
Interview with Yury Melnichek, BulbaVentures
17:30
Startup Competition
20:00
Afterparty at Imaguru

Only for participants of Venture Day Minsk. Entrance with VDM Badge Only

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Startup Competition

We invite ambitious startups with a global vision to take a stab at Venture Day`18 Minsk Competition which is to be held on May, 16 in Minsk. You will be challenged to pitch your startup in front of a panel of international mentors and investors.

The only requirement set by the organizers is that the applicants must have present a product which potentially will make a difference globally, with a traction by the competition date and looking for investments more than 0.5mln. You should also speak English. There are no thematic requirements: any startup can apply who believes that their idea might appeal to their target audience and attract investors. All applications are welcome!

Get a chance to represent your idea to a pool of investors, entrepreneurs, and experts!

Apply before May 1, 2018!

Pre-events

April, 18 and May, 7

 

Imaguru invites to a press conference (April,18) of the Venture Day Minsk 2018 , the largest startup conference in Belarus, which has a reputation as one of the most respected event in Eastern Europe for startups, venture investors and business angels. Venture Day Minsk will be held on May,16 in Minsk in the National Library of Belarus.

You can obtain accreditation by calling +375291181838 or by email: olga-event@bel.biz

Imaguru invites to participate in blockchain pre-event (April,17) of Venture Day Minsk 2018: Blockchain For Science.

Speakers:
PD Dr. Sönke Bartling, «Blockchain For scholarly publishing»
— Alex ShkorDEIP, «Decentralized grants giving»

REGISTRATION 

We invite startup founders to join our Venture Day Minsk pre-event and enjoy our speaker Robin Wauters.

Robin will talk about Tech Startup Future Trends from his own perspective and based on his great experience. You may also have a chance to get Robin’s feedback on your startup pitch. We will select 5-7 startup to pitch Robin during that event.

If you’d like to try that out please register here.

Who would like to come just listening, please, fill this form.

Venture Day Minsk is premier Eastern European Conference focused on startups and technology

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Winner
Tania Marinich, Cofounder & CEO @ BELBIZ Group of Companies
Venturedayminsk
Stage VDMinsk2017
Robert Riley, U.S. Charge d’affaires to Belarus
Natallia Nikandrova, Head of National Agency of Investment and Privatization
Startup Competition
Selfie with Mike Butcher
Interview with MSQRD
Startup Fair1
Startup Fair2
Photo-zone
VDM Team
Afterparty
Investors

Speakers 2015-17

Robert Riley

Robert Riley

U.S. Charge d'affaires to Belarus

Kai Mykkänen

Kai Mykkänen

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland

Patrick Halford

Patrick Halford

Nordic Robotics and Drone Ecosystem Director @ IBM

Presentation

Eugene Nevgen

Eugene Nevgen

CEO & Co-Founder @ MSQRD

Mike Butcher

Mike Butcher

Editor At Large @ TechCrunch

Presentation

Arkadiy Dobkin

Arkadiy Dobkin

Founder & CEO @ EPAM

Sergey Gonchar

Sergey Gonchar

CTO & Co-Founder @ MSQRD

Ken Singer

Ken Singer

Head of entrepreneurship and tech center @ UC Berkeley

Presentation

Kiryl Chykeyuk

Kiryl Chykeyuk

Co-founder @ Kino-mo

Rupert March

Rupert March

Developer and Platform Experience Director for the CEE region @ Microsoft

Al King

Al King

Global Brand Director @ WARGAMING.NET

Gary Stewart

Gary Stewart

Director @ Wayra UK

Organizers

Partners

Community partners

Media partners

Investors 2015-17

Yuri Gurski

Yuri Gurski

Co-founder @ Haxus

Will Cardwell

Will Cardwell

Managing Partner @ Courage Ventures Fund; Adjunct Professor @ Kena Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina

Juha Ruohonen

Juha Ruohonen

Founding Partner @ Superhero Capital, The Drill Sergeant @ Startup Sauna, Member @ Finnish Business Angels Network

Tsutomu Gabriel Komori

Tsutomu Gabriel Komori

Managing Partner@ Bene Asia Capital

Alexander Galitsky

Alexander Galitsky

Founder @ Almaz Capital

Max Gurvits

Max Gurvits

Partner @ CCC Startups (BG)

Arvydas Bloze

Arvydas Bloze

CEO @ Startup.lt

Oleg Gaidul

Oleg Gaidul

CEO & Founder @ Spacemind Capital

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