Disrupting Mobility in Europe: Markus Villig, Founder and CEO of Bolt

Oct 21, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Markus Villig is Founder & CEO of BOLT, leading transportation platform in EMEA. He founded the company in 2013, being just 19-years old, he is now the youngest founder of a billion dollar company in Europe. Plus a panel discussion about effective learning for founders with Founder of Nest (ex-Wayra), Partner at Lewis Silkin and a successfully exited entrepreneur and Head of Wework Labs. Join us.

Virtual event

About this event

As a part of Black Leaders Month, Startup Grind London will host a panel discussion about "Learning for Founders" with panellists: Cliff Fluet - partner at Lewis Silkin, Kenneth Siber a Head of UK and Ireland, WeWork Labs, and Gary Stewart - CEO + Co-founder of The Nest.

We will follow up with a fireside chat including the Europes's youngest unicorn Markus Villig, CEO & Founder of Taxify.

Markus Villig is Founder and CEO of Bolt.eu, the leading transportation platform in EMEA. He founded the company in 2013, being just 19-years old. He is now the youngest founder of a billion dollar company in Europe as well as the youngest tech CEO in Forbes Europe 30 under 30.

Bolt is the leading European mobility platform that’s focused on making urban travel more affordable, convenient and responsible. The company’s services range from ride-hailing to micro-mobility with e-scooters and electric bikes to food and package delivery.

We invited Markus to share with us key learnings he learned while building Bolt and scaling it into a $2 billion unicorn.

Let's meet after the talk for a virtual business networking at the Remo platform.

Check out what happened


  • Markus Villig


    CEO & Founder


  • Gary Stewart

    The Nest (ex-Wayra UK)

    Founder & CEO

  • Kenneth Siber

    WeWork Labs

    Head of UK and Ireland

  • Cliff Fluet

    Lewis Silkin



  • Marian Gazdik

    Startup Grind | IPM Growth

    Director | Partner

  • Petar Savic Prem Sangeet

    Startup Grind / Supreme Factory

    Director / GP



Wednesday, October 21, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC


Panel discussion
Fireside chat
Virtual Business Networking


  • Prem Sangeet Petar Savic

    Supreme Factory

    London Director

  • James Lethem



  • Sam Adekunle

    Grone Collective

    Head of Special Projects & Initiatives

  • Gabriel Pizzolante

    UK GAP Consulting



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Wework Labs

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Supreme Factory

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