Startup Grind Europe-Asia Connect

Rustaveli Theater - 17, Rustaveli Avenue Tbilisi, 0108 Tbilisi
Nov 8 - 10, 2019, 8:00 PM (GMT+4)

About this event

Join world-class founders and funders in an exploration of the frontier markets from Eastern Europe through Central Asia. Hosted at the ancient Silk Road destination Tbilisi, it will showcase Georgia's legendary hospitality and creativity & will provide a welcoming and exciting environment to mingle with brilliant founders and investors and inspiring visionaries in a variety of fields.

Themes include:

  • Fintechs
  • Blockchain
  • AI
  • Impact Investing & Tech
  • Venture Investing and scaling from Frontier Markets

With visa-free entry for almost 100 countries Georgia offers a welcoming environment for diverse founders who often do not participate in US and UK events.

This event will draw 1500+ persons and will include highly conducive networking opportunities, extensive exhibits, and talks by some of the hottest and most insightful founders. 

Speakers

  • Bill Reichert

    Bill Reichert

    Garage Ventures

    See Bio
  • Sheel Mohnot

    Sheel Mohnot

    500 Startups Fintech Fund

    Partner

    See Bio
  • Archil Talakvadze

    Archil Talakvadze

    Parliament of Georgia

    Chairman

    See Bio
  • Amrit Dhir

    Amrit Dhir

    Google for Startups

    Head of Global Operations

    See Bio
  • Amy Peck

    Amy Peck

    EndeavorVR

    Founder & CEO

    See Bio
  • Tamaz Georgadze

    Tamaz Georgadze

    Raisin

    Founder, CEO

    See Bio
  • Sacha Michaud

    Sacha Michaud

    Glovo

    Founder

    See Bio
  • Marvin Liao

    Marvin Liao

    Adacado Inc / Venture Investor

    Board Member

    See Bio
  • Brigitte Baumann

    Brigitte Baumann

    Go Beyond Investing

    Founder

    See Bio
  • Zoltan Varga

    Zoltan Varga

    Central Group

    Founder

    See Bio
  • George Arison

    George Arison

    Shift

    Founder & CEO

    See Bio
  • Gail Gannon

    Gail Gannon

    Wave Edge Capital

    Managing Director

    See Bio
  • Madlene Minassian

    Madlene Minassian

    Head of Corporate Affairs

    Picsart

    See Bio
  • Ken Singer

    Ken Singer

    UC Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship

    Managing Director

    See Bio
  • Yevgen Lisnyak

    Yevgen Lisnyak

    Visa

    Head of Strategic Partnerships

    See Bio
  • Yann Le Floch

    Yann Le Floch

    Maslow Capital Partners

    Token Banker

    See Bio
  • Ethan Pierse

    Ethan Pierse

    Borderless Ventures

    See Bio
  • Steve Adelman

    Steve Adelman

    Nexus Partners

    Founder & Managing Director

    See Bio
  • Zachery Coelius

    Zachery Coelius

    Coelius Capital

    Investor

    See Bio
  • Chris Burry

    Chris Burry

    USMAC

    Co-CEO

    See Bio
  • Shahar Matorin

    Shahar Matorin

    Startup Grind

    Country Director

    See Bio
  • Mammad Karim

    Mammad Karim

    Khazar Ventures

    Founder

    See Bio
  • Gamal Moukabary

    Gamal Moukabary

    Bonify

    Founder & CEO

    See Bio
  • Vincent Rey

    Vincent Rey

    EU Delegation

    Head of Cooperation

    See Bio
  • Eran Lasser

    Eran Lasser

    Synergy China Funds

    Senior Advisor

    See Bio
  • Vincent Rey

    Vincent Rey

    Head of Cooperation

    EU Delegation to Georgia

    See Bio
  • Justin McKenzie

    Justin McKenzie

    The British Embassy in Tbilisi

    Ambassador

    See Bio
  • Andrew Thornhill

    Andrew Thornhill

    Founder

    Spotcoin

    See Bio
  • Nikoloz Alavidze

    Nikoloz Alavidze

    Deputy Minister

    Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia

    See Bio
  • Avtandil Kasradze

    Avtandil Kasradze

    Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency

    Chairman

    See Bio
  • Mariam Lashkhi

    Mariam Lashkhi

    Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency

    Deputy Chairperson

    See Bio
  • Boris Zeleny

    Boris Zeleny

    Green Foundation

    Founder

    See Bio
  • Péter Küllői

    Péter Küllői

    Bank Gutmann

    Member of the Supervisory Board

    See Bio
  • Thomas Seidling

    Thomas Seidling

    CyberSmart

    See Bio
  • Moderators

    • Daniel Reilly

      Daniel Reilly

      Startup Grind

      Community Manager

    • Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit

      Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit

      MarsBased

      CEO & Founder

      See Bio
    • Marian Gazdik

      Marian Gazdik

      Startup Grind; IPM Growth

      Director/Partner

      See Bio

    When

    November 8 - 10
    8:00 PM (+04)

    Where

    Rustaveli Theater
    17, Rustaveli Avenue Tbilisi0108

    Brought to you by

    • Colin Donohue

      Colin Donohue

      Georgian Ventures

      Founder

    • Tamar Menteshashvili

      Tamar Menteshashvili

      Binance

      Business Development

      See Bio
    • Giorgi Tukhashvili

      Giorgi Tukhashvili

      Georgian Wine Finder

      Founder

    Partners