Startup Grind Europe-Asia Connect

Nov 8, 2019, 4:00 PM – Nov 10, 2019, 2:00 PM

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.

In-person event

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. 

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Speakers

  • Bill Reichert

    Pegasus Tech Ventures

    Parnter

  • Sheel Mohnot

    500 Startups Fintech Fund

    Partner

  • Archil Talakvadze

    Parliament of Georgia

    Chairman

  • Amrit Dhir

    Sidewalk Labs

    Director of Business Development

  • Amy Peck

    EndeavorVR

    Founder & CEO

  • Tamaz Giorgadze

    Raisin

    Founder, CEO

  • Sacha Michaud

    Glovo

    Founder

  • Marvin Liao

    Game Groove Capital

    Partner

  • Brigitte Baumann

    Go Beyond Investing

    Founder

  • Zoltan Varga

    Central Group

    Founder

  • George Arison

    Shift

    Founder & CEO

  • Gail Gannon

    Wave Edge Capital

    Managing Director

  • Madlene Minassian

    Head of Corporate Affairs

    Picsart

  • Ken Singer

    UC Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship

    Managing Director

  • Yevgen Lisnyak

    Visa

    Head of Strategic Partnerships

  • Yann Le Floch

    Maslow Capital Partners

    Token Banker

  • Ethan Pierse

    Borderless Ventures

  • Steve Adelman

    Nexus Partners

    Founder & Managing Director

  • Zachery Coelius

    Coelius Capital

    Investor

  • Chris Burry

    USMAC

    Co-CEO

  • Shahar Matorin

    Startup Grind

    Country Director

  • Mammad Karim

    Khazar Ventures

    Founder

  • Gamal Moukabary

    Bonify

    Founder & CEO

  • Vincent Rey

    EU Delegation

    Head of Cooperation

  • Eran Lasser

    Synergy China Funds

    Senior Advisor

  • Vincent Rey

    Head of Cooperation

    EU Delegation to Georgia

  • Justin McKenzie

    The British Embassy in Tbilisi

    Ambassador

  • Andrew Thornhill

    Founder

    Spotcoin

  • Nikoloz Alavidze

    Deputy Minister

    Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia

  • Avtandil Kasradze

    Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency

    Chairman

  • Mariam Lashkhi

    Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency

    Deputy Chairperson

  • Boris Zeleny

    Green Foundation

    Founder

  • Péter Küllői

    Bank Gutmann

    Member of the Supervisory Board

  • Thomas Seidling

    CyberSmart

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