EMERGE 2018 is finally over.
See you at EMERGE 2019!
Discover emerging technologies & emerging tech hubs right in the heart of the New East
Discover emerging technologies & emerging tech hubs right in the heart of the New East
EMERGE 2018 is finally over.
See you at EMERGE 2019!
NEW SPACE
TO WATCH
The startup and innovation scene from the New East – Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, CIS and Central Asia – is growing fast and in a very dynamic direction. This is the new space to watch in the tech industry. EMERGE is the new space to be.
EMERGE 2018 was really huge!
Here are the numbers:
1400+
attendees
70+
investors
70+
startups
100+
speakers
MEET EMERGE 2018 SPEAKERS
Paris, France
Supermodel, Philanthropist and Angel Investor
Nikita Obukhov
Moscow, Russia
CEO and Founder of Tilda Publishing
Tiago Correia
London, UK
Global Digital Business Development Manager - Innovation at Warner Music Group
Rebecka Carlsson
Stockholm, Sweden
Climate activist, entrepreneur and NASA Singularity University alumni
Oscar Kneppers
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Founder at Rockstart Accelerator
Bay McLaughlin
Hong Kong
IoT & Hardware Investor, Co-founder at Brinc
Danil Khasanshin
Moscow, Russia
CEO of the Committee publishing house (vc.ru, TJournal.ru, spark.ru)
Vitaly Laptenok
Kiev, Ukraine
Yury Melnichek
Minsk, Belarus
Founder at AIMATTER, Maps.me, Bulba Ventures
Askar Ramazanov
Moscow, Russia
Co-founder at Chekhov APi and DI Telegraph
Alexander Gornyi
Moscow, Russia
Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at Mail.Ru Group
Evgeny Kurishev
San Francisco, USA
Technical co-founder at Mirror AI
KEY TOPICS OF EMERGE 2018
Here are the themes that EMERGE 2018 was built around.
Speakers: Zane Bojare, CMO at Startup Wise Guys accelerator, who launched a Fintech program with Swedbank; Alexander Gornyi, Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at Mail.Ru; Group; Alena Kalibaba (tbc), founder Radar Tech corporate accelerator; Maria Barsuk, Venture Capital Investment Programme at EBRD
Speakers: Yury Melnichek, Founder of Bulba Ventures, co-founder AIMatter and maps.me; Herman Poleschuk, Founder at Tigermilk Media; Tarmo Virki, Founder of CoFounder Magazine; Vital Laptenok, CEO at Genesis Media; Vasili Shinkorenko, CEO at Storyline
Speakers: Key stakeholders of tech ecosystems in Latvia, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan: Egita Polanska, Chairwoman of Latvian Startup Assoaciation; Skolkovo Foundation; Anastasiya Makeenok, Emerging Audience Lead at Microsoft; Maxim Chebotarev, Co-investments Department Director at Internet Initiatives Development Fund; Andrew Wrobel, Editor-in-chief of Emerging Europe
Speakers: Denis Zhadanov, VP of Marketing at Readdle; Kirill Gourbanov,Former Product Team Leader at Sberbank, Mentor at Netologia; Amina Idigova, Digital HR transformation consultant; Ivan Mikhaylov, Business Development Director at Digrate Digital Rating Agency; Konstantin Gnyp, Senior Investment Analyst at Runa Capital; Jaka Levstek, CEO and Co-founder at D.Labs
Speakers: Vladimir Pavlov, Head of R&D Lobster Media; Rebecka Carlson, graduate from NASA SingularityU; Roman Gromov, CBDO at Arrm.io; Oscar Kneppers, Founder at Rockstart Accelerator; Yulia Kolesova, founder of GetLean;
Bay McLaughlin, IoT & Hardware investor, co-founder at Brinc IoT Accelerator; Elena Krauzova, SpeedInvest; Dmitry Fotiyev, Managing Partner at Brightmore Capital; Ivan Savelyev, Managing Partner at Emery Capital; Alex Chekan, partner at HAXUS
OUR PARTNERS & FRIENDS
These companies helped us to bring EMERGE 2018 to life.
Minsk has been on the tech radar for some time now. It had success exits, when a video filter app MSQRD was acquired by Facebook in 2016 and in 2017 Google acquired Fabby computer vision app by AIMatter. Finally, Belarus legalises ICOs and cryptocurrencies.
BOOM OF
IT-INDUSTRY
WHY FALL IN LOVE
WITH MINSK?
NO VISA
International attendees and guests do not require visa to travel to Belarus for up to 5 days if flying directly.
Today, Minsk is a vibrant city with an exotic mix of Soviet heritage, new dynamic culture and modern technologies.
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