Breeding the startup unicorns in CEE: Truth vs. Reality - Fireside Chat with Jan Habermann, Credo Ventures

Google Campus Warsaw - Plac Konesera 10 Warszawa, 03-736 Warsaw
Thu, Sep 13, 2018, 6:00 PM (CEST)

About this event

We are proud to announce Jan Habermann as our first guest for our re-launch event in Warsaw.

Jan Habermann is a founding partner of Credo Ventures - a venture capital company focused on investments in Central and Eastern Europe. Despite Credo Ventures was founded in 2009 and some may say it is a relatively young fund,  they have already track on successfully investments and seed startups that became unicorns, as Romanian UIPath. 

Their mission is to identify and back the most interesting early stage companies in the region, support them in their growth plans and help to achieve their objectives. Credo is looking for opportunities to invest in high-growth potential companies with international ambitions and competence to execute and deliver. Credo's industry focus is IT, Internet & health.

Credo Ventures is one of the largest early-stage funds focusing on seed and Series A investments in Central and Eastern Europe and it is based in both Prague, Czech Republic and Menlo Park, CA. 

Jan is interested in early-stage B2B oriented companies using internet and technologies to provide unique services to its customers globally. Our speaker is a member of the Kauffman Fellowship, a highly sought-after two-year educational, networking, and leadership development program for venture capitalists. The Kauffman Fellows Program is a nonprofit with a 20-year history of identifying, educating, mentoring and networking future venture capitalists

The interview will be led by Stewart Rogers, top tech journalist from VentureBeat

Stewart has over 25 years experience in sales, marketing, managing, and mentoring in the software and IT industries. He is currently Analyst-at-large VentureBeat, where he analyzes and studies marketing technology, artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies, and virtual/mixed reality. He is also a journalist for VentureBeat, reporting the news on those same topics. Prior to VentureBeat, Rogers ran a number of successful software companies and held global roles in sales and marketing for businesses in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the U.K. He has contributed to several sales and marketing publications and is regularly invited to speak at major tech events across the globe.

Our event takes place in Campus Warsaw, a Google Space.

As the central meeting point of Warsaw's digital scene, there could be no better setting for the re-launch of our interview format. We are excited to welcome Jan on the stage to share his story with us and look forward to a great networking after the event!

When: 13.09.2018

Where: Campus Warsaw, a Google Space, Plac Konesera 10, 03-736 Warszawa



Thursday, Sep 13
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM (CEST)


Google Campus Warsaw
Plac Konesera 10 Warszawa03-736

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