Accelerating Growth: panel with Techstars and Georgian Founders

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3:00 – 6:00 PM UTC

Techstars is one of the top accelerator brands in the world. Two Georgian startups were accelerated at Techstars Berlin and will share their experience. Join Shota Giogorbiani from Optio.ai and Lasha Antadze from Shelf.network and Francis Goodenday, General Manager EMEA & APAC at Techstars for a SG panel discussion.

In-person event

About this event

Techstars is one of the top accelerators in the world. Thousands of founders have gone through their acceleration programs and leveraged growth from it.

In developing as a startup it's important to get excellent mentorship and to make connections outside Georgia that will help you throughout your life. 

Two Georgian startups were accelerated at Techstars Berlin and have some great results from the experience. Join Shota Giogorbiani from Optio.ai and Lasha Antadze from Shelf.network will share their experiences going overseas for venture acceleration and Francis Goodenday, General Manager EMEA & APAC at Techstars, to talk about their program and expansion.

NOTE: the venue is very small so the event is intended mostly for serious startups considering applying to accelerators. 

Check out what happened

Panelists

  • Francis Goodenday

    Techstars

    Mentor

  • Richard Vuillien

    Techstars

    Mentor

  • Lasha Antadze

    Shelf.Network

    Founder

  • Shota Giorgobiani

    Optio.Ai

    Co-Founder/CEO

Agenda

3:00 PMRegistration & Networking
4:00 PMPanel discussion on venture acceleration
5:00 PMNetworking reception

Organizers

  • Colin Donohue

    Vinocorn & Georgian Wine Finder

    Tbilisi Director

  • Giorgi Tukhashvili

    Startup Grind Tbilsi

    Co-director

  • Nia Basaria

    Startup Grind Tbilisi

    Communications Coordinator

  • Tamar Tukhashvili

    Startup Grind Tbilisi

    Team Member

  • Merab Tevdorashvili

    Team Member