On the 30th of August at 6 pm at LIFT99, Startup Grind Tallinn will host Markus Villig founder and CEO at Taxify.
Markus founded Taxify when he was 19 and still in high-school. Now 3.5 years later, Taxify is the fastest growing European & African private driver platform with more than 3M customers in 19 countries. Markus received the presidential award for the Best Young Entrepreneur of Estonia 2016 and was featured as the youngest CEO in the Forbes 30 under 30 list in Baltics. Taxify recently received funding and started strategic co-operation with global ride-hailing leader Didi Chuxing, operating in 400 cities in China and Asia. Markus will share his story how long it took them to get to this stage. We will discuss growth, raising capital and sharing economy.
Our host for the evening is Joao Rei.
Joao Rei is the head of digital innovation at Idea Group. in the Baltics, part of Havas Worldwide. Originally from Portugal, Joao has been in the field of Digital marketing for the past 10 years, having worked for clients like L’Oreal, BMW, SEB and Elisa.
An advocate for technology and innovation, he specialises in finding the latest trends in the field of marketing and advising his clients on how to best take advantage of them.
In his current position he focuses on helping his clients find innovative ways to reach audiences and connect startups with corporates. In his spare time he advises and mentors startups.
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Featured as the youngest CEO in the Forbes 30 under 30 list in Baltics Best Young Entrepreneur of Estonia 2016
Featured as the youngest CEO in the Forbes 30 under 30 list in Baltics
Best Young Entrepreneur of Estonia 2016
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