Startup Competition — 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

Co-founder @Lightneer

Mike Butcher
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Mike Butcher

Editor At Large @ TechCrunch

How to Scale Your Startup Internationally


Speakers

Robert Riley
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Robert Riley

U.S. Charge d'affaires to Belarus

Tania Marinich
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Tania Marinich

Co-founder & CEO @ BELBIZ Group of Companies

Yury Melnichek
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Yury Melnichek

Founding Investor @ BulbaVentures

Can Saracoglu
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Can Saracoglu

Founding Partner @String Ventures

How to Attract First Customer

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

Hrish Lotlikar
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Hrish Lotlikar

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

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

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

Ryan Wang
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Ryan Wang

Founding Partner at Outpost Capital

Blockchain 3.0

Merilin Lukk
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Merilin Lukk

Startup Visa Project Manager at Startup Estonia

Baltic Startup Ecosystem Overview

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

Alternative Business Financing through ICO and in Difference to IPO

Zoltan Szalas
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Zoltan Szalas

Venture Partner at Starta Accelerator and Co-Founder & CMO at Croissant

Global Expansion

Viktoryia Mikhnevich
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Viktoryia Mikhnevich

Senior Associate, Corporate and M&A at Sorainen

Olga Barreto Goncalves
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Olga Barreto Goncalves

Chief Start-Up Instigator

Baltic Startup Ecosystem Overview

Dr. Alexey Mikheev
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Dr. Alexey Mikheev

Blockchain University founder and blockchain infrastructure developer

Investors 2018

Ryan Wang

Ryan Wang

Founding Partner at Outpost Capital

Maria Barsuk

Maria Barsuk

EBRD Venture Capital

Fabian Sepulveda

Fabian Sepulveda

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

Can Saracoglu

Can Saracoglu

Founding Partner String Ventures

Yury Melnichek

Yury Melnichek

Founding Investor @ BulbaVentures

Anton Vasiliev

Anton Vasiliev

Chief Investment Officer at RBC, Deputy Director аt InfraFund

Alexei Kanunnikov

Alexei Kanunnikov

Chief of investment direction at InfraFund

Volodymyr Nesterenko

Volodymyr Nesterenko

Managing Partner at Digital Future

Oleksii Vitchenko

Oleksii Vitchenko

Founder at Digital Future

Cyril Golub

Cyril Golub

CEO, co-founder at Aheadworks

Zoltan Szalas

Zoltan Szalas

Venture Partner at Starta Accelerator and Co-Founder & CMO at Croissant

Sergey Vasilev

Sergey Vasilev

Co-Founder, Managing Partner at Starta Ventures

Valery Astrinski

Valery Astrinski

BBAN

Arvydas Bložė

Arvydas Bložė

Investment Manager, Practica Capital

Donatas Keras

Donatas Keras

Founding partner, Practica Capital

Agenda

09:00
Registration
10:00
Welcoming Speech

Robert Riley
U.S. Charge d’affaires to Belarus

Tania Marinich
Head and Founder of Belbiz Group of Companies

TECH STARTUP GLOBAL TRENDS
10:20
Using Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality to Transform Business

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

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

LOCAL AND REGIONAL ECOSYSTEM AND ITS STARS
11:30
First Startup Belarus Survey Results

Tania Marinich
Head and Founder of Belbiz Group of Companies

11:50
Coffee Break
12:20
Baltic Startup Ecosystem Overview

Merilin Lukk
Startup Visa Project Manager, Startup Estonia

Olga Barreto Goncalves
Chief Start-Up Instigator

12:40
International Startup Stars from Belarus. Panel Discussion

Vasilyi Shinkorenko
Storyline

Michael Rumiantsau
FriendlyData

Moderator:

Olga Balakina
Former Chief Global Operations at Industryhack

13:00
Lunch - Networking
14:00
How to Scale Your Startup Internationally

Mike Butcher
Editor-at-large, TechCrunch

STARTUP JOURNEY FROM FIRST CUSTOMERS TO EXIT

Startup section Partner:startup_estonia

14:30
How to Attract First Customer

Can Saracoglu
StringVentures

14:45
Global Expansion

Zoltan Szalas
Venture Partner at Starta Accelerator and Co-Founder & CMO at Croissant

15:00
The Exit: a game of corporate seduction

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

15:15
Q&A. STARTUP JOURNEY FROM FIRST CUSTOMERS TO EXIT
15:30
Coffee Break
RAISING MONEY
16:00
Alternative Business Financing through ICO and in Difference to IPO

Dennis Uitz
BDXcoin Co-Founder | Crypto Investor

16:20
Interview. Corporate vs Private approach. What you should know when communicating with investors?

Yury Melnichek
BulbaVentures

Maria Barsuk
EBRD Venture Capital

Moderator:

Viktoryia Mikhnevich
Senior Associate, Corporate and M&A at Sorainen (Belarus)

16:40
Startup Competition
17:40
Generating the next 50000 robotics startups by bringing 4-year-olds to tech events

Sander Gansen
Chairman of the Board at Robotex

18:00
Startup Competition Award Ceremony
20:00
Afterparty at Imaguru

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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!

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

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Startup Competition
Selfie with Mike Butcher
Interview with MSQRD
Startup Fair1
Startup Fair2
Photo-zone
VDM Team
Afterparty
Investors

Speakers 2015-17

Kai Mykkänen

Kai Mykkänen

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland

Jamy T. Nigri

Jamy T. Nigri

Co-founder @BDXcoin.com

Patrick Halford

Patrick Halford

Nordic Robotics and Drone Ecosystem Director @ IBM

Presentation

Eugene Nevgen

Eugene Nevgen

CEO & Co-Founder @ MSQRD

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

Legal partner

Community partners

Print partner

Interactive partners

General media partner

Investors 2015-2017

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

Oleg Gaidul

Oleg Gaidul

CEO & Founder @ Spacemind Capital

Anton Backman

Anton Backman

Co-Founder @ Wave Ventures

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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