The future of innovation is here
1-2 of July 2020
Please note:
1. The working language is English, simultaneous translation will be provided in Ukrainian.
2. EEST(Kyiv time) is a time of the event.
Day 1 "The Future of Investments after Pandemic"
Day 2 "Matchmaking sessions +
Ukraine Innovation Awards 2020"
The Future of Startup Investments
Day 1: July 1, 2020
How much will the crisis affect the startup investment market in 2020? Where to search for investors in 2020? What should you know about most recent trends, and opportunities if you start a business during a crisis? Key investment tips for 2020-2021.

14:00 – 14:20 EEST
14:00 – 14:20 EEST
Opening the conference
14:20 – 15:00
14:20 – 15:00
Christoph Janz
Co-founder and Partner at Point Nine Capital
Fundraising During a Pandemic - What does it take to raise Venture Capital, in SaaS, in 2020 (EN)

Meet Point Nine Capitals – one of the most famous European VC Fund from Berlin. Investor in Revolut, Delivery Hero, Couchsurfing, Zendesk, Preply and 100+ other investments.
15:00 – 15:30
15:00 – 15:30
Chris Burry
CO-CEO of US Market Access Center, Industry Fellow at UC Berkeley
Keynote: The change in US startup investments market in 2020. How to survive and grow? (EN)

Meet Silicon Valley insiders who helped 1500+ startups to reach US market and to raise $642M in capital for their 79 USMAC portfolio companies.

Chris is a member of US MAC's management team. He was a founding member of Avanade, a joint venture between Microsoft and Andersen Consulting.
Chris was a senior executive at Andersen Consulting and a senior technology consultant at EDS
15:30 – 15:45
15:30 – 15:45
Break time
Get your time for coffee, tea and networking.
15:45 – 16:45
15:45 – 16:45
Panel discussion: 10 powerful tips for startups who will be fundraising in 2020 (EN)
Enis Hulli
General Partner at 500 Startups Istanbul

500 Startups is one of the most popular accelerator program and early stage VC fund globally. 2200+ investments and 70+ countries.
Charlie Graham-Brown
Partner & Chief Investment Officer Seedstars

Seedstars is popular global early-stage VC fund focused on companies from emerging markets. 50 portfolio companies who have fundraised over USD 250,000,000. The follow-on funding rate of startups that we accelerated is over 40% which is as high as TechStars or YCombinator achieve.
Riivo Anton
Founding partner at United Angels VC

One of the most active tech investors in Estonia, founding partner at United Angels VC. Portfolio includes Bolt, Starship, Veriff, Monese and CoModule among other companies.
Marcel Animucki
Investment Manager at bValue VC

One of the most active investors in Poland
16:45 – 17:00
16:45 – 17:00
Break time
Get your time for coffee, tea and networking.
Panel discussion: Startups go global. Key insights of Lithuanian investors (EN)
in partnership with Startup Lithuania
17:00 – 18:00
17:00 – 18:00
Roberta Rudokiene
Jone Vaituleviciute
Gytenis Galkis
Partner at 70Ventures
Tomas Martūnas
Founding partner at Iron Wolf Capital
Sigita Zuloniene
Ecosystem development and Startup Visa program manager at Startup Lithuania
18:00 – 18:20
18:00 – 18:20
Closing notes
Matchmaking sessions +
Ukraine Innovation Awards 2020
Day 2: July 2, 2020

Find investments and potential clients in online matchmaking between startups, investors and corporations from Ukraine and Eastern Europe.

Be the first to know the winners of Ukraine Innovation Awards 2020 with a list of best innovative solutions that can help your or close businesses to become more profitable and effective in an era of turbulence and global economic change.
15:00 – 17:30
15:00 – 17:30
Matchmaking sessions: Startups pitch to Investors
30 pre-validated startups will pitch to selected investors ready to invest.

For Investors: Discover selected startups, hidden gems from the CEE region and Ukraine.
For Startups: Find potential investors, build powerful connections, get useful feedback.
CHANGED to 19:00
CHANGED to 19:00
The announce and a ceremony of "Ukraine Innovation Awards 2020"
Learn the winners and their best corporate innovation cases in such categories:
  • Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration 2020.
  • Best Startup Innovation 2020.
  • Best In-House Innovation 2020.
  • The most valuable investor in Ukraine's startups 2020
    (by the amount of investments).
  • The most active VC investor in Ukraine's startups 2020
    (by the number of deals).
  • The most active accelerator investing in Ukrainian startups 2020
    (by the number of deals).
  • Top-20 Women Tech Entrepreneurs 2020.
  • Best Early Stage Startups in Ukraine 2020.
See you next year!
Book your ticket now to become a part of our story!
More than just an online-conference
Online networking between top investment funds, startups and corporations
This is your chance to attract investment and get to know customers faster than competitors
Powerful innovation content and digital trends 2020
Get inspiration and ideas for business growth in the crisis
Pitch competition for best startups from CEE and Ukraine
Pitch your startup for international Jury of investors and win!
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