5 MIN READ, APR 08, 2021
EMERGE is one month away and we are happy to present our next confirmed 18 investors! With diverse investment focus and broad geography, our investors are keen to connect with startups from the New East and happy to share their time and expertise to help rising entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses.
So, who is coming to EMERGE this year?
EMERGE is one month away and we are happy to present our next confirmed 18 investors! With diverse investment focus and broad geography, our investors are keen to connect with startups from the New East and happy to share their time and expertise to help rising entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses. So, who is coming to EMERGE this year?
Flint Capital

Enterprise software, financial technologies, health technologies, artificial intelligence, automation, consumer mobile applications, and marketplaces

Since 2013, Flint has been investing in the early-stages, partnering with promising entrepreneurs and technology ventures with global ambitions. Their unique global positioning enables Flint to support the US, Israeli and European ventures on both sides of the ocean, as they expand into the US and other markets. Flint’s portfolio includes Flo, CyberX (acquired by Microsoft), Voca.ai (acquired by Snap), and many others.


Notion Capital

European enterprise tech, SaaS and Cloud

Founded in 2009, Notion is a venture capital firm, investing in European SaaS and enterprise tech with more than 60 investments to date. Notion creates the conditions for extraordinary success with the entrepreneurs at the centre helping European tech companies fulfil their potential and achieve massive scale.


The Untitled Ventures

Deep tech startups at the late-seed or early A stage with the average revenue 1 000 000 euro, which have been founded by the Russian-speaking founders and have been relocated to Europe to scale their product to the international markets.
Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine

The Untitled Ventures is an early growth stage fund specializing in breakthrough technology companies from Eastern Europe. We invest in deep technology companies with innovative products, talented teams, and global ambitions, supporting their development from small startups to international businesses. The Untitled Ventures acts as a bridge between Eastern and Western Europe. We identify promising technology companies from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine, help to establish them in the EU, and then scale them globally. Our team of specialists offers a perfectly balanced blend of expertise in technology, business, investment, and international markets.


Digital Horizon VC

B2B software-based solutions and marketplaces
UK, Israel, Russia

Digital Horizon is an investment company bringing together a venture fund with an international focus and a venture builder that creates and scales technology startups.


Sabra Capital

Various industries

Sabra Capital is the solution for outsourcing your venture investment needs. They are specialized in Israeli hi-tech ecosystem and offer venture partnering, advisory and technology transfer services.


Sistema Venture Capital

Big data & ML, cognitive technologies, new generation network infrastructures

Sistema Venture Capital supports deep tech startups and brands that push the industry boundaries. With the team sourced from technology ecosystem, Sistema VC shares its expertise and network to connect entrepreneurs with valuable professionals and prospect partners in Russia and out.



Various industries

EnergySpin started as an innovative platform to share ideas and trends and developed into a multi-corporate accelerator program, supporting startups to grow, connecting them to corporates and helping them to challenge the status quo of the industry. It is a growth program for startups seeking international growth.


bValue Venture Capital

Industry 4.0, E-commerce

bValue is a venture capital firm, launched in 2016, investing in CEE, with 25m EUR under management. bValue invests in early stage companies, often as a first institutional investor, in so-called seed or pre-series A.


SKL Tech

B2C startups

SKL Tech is a private business incubator and venture capital fund with a focus on early stage technology b2c projects. SKL Tech goal is to support ambitious ideas in the field of improving people’s lives and bring new promising products to the market.


Axis Innovation

Various industries

Axis Innovation is a global innovation platform connecting corporations and investors with tech startups through 3 main activities: open innovation programs, tech events, and investment consulting. Since 2014, Axis Innovation has established a recognizable brand as trusted advisors through closing over a 20 startup investment rounds, producing over 60 boutique events attended by more than 10,000 people including over 1500 investors and corporations, and creating open innovation projects and scouting for leading Fortune 500 companies.


Belarus Business Angels Network

Various industries

Angels Band is an association of 75 business angels open to invest in early stage IT startups of any vertical or technology.


Galaev & Co

Various industries

Galaev & Co helps Dragons’ Den (Shark Tank) investors and UHNW business angels to invest in early-stage enterprises.



Various industries

ExpoCapital is a private equity and venture capital fund investing in ambitious and responsible teams of entrepreneurs who are striving to scale-up their business and become No. 1 on their market. ExpoCapital is searching for innovative projects with a verified business model in fast-growing market segments that need investment for expansion.


Orbita Capital

Smart energy, smart environment, Industry 4.0

Orbita Capital brings into focus the most disruptive technologies which radically change human's life and create global community startups, which originate better future for the humanity.


Veritas Ventures

Various Industries

Veritas Ventures has been founded by Vera Futorjanski. Vera is an experienced venture and innovation expert who advises governments, corporates, and family offices on investment and innovation activities. Vera is a part of the Expert Group on Digital Platforms and Ecosystems for the World Economic Forum, an Innovation Expert at the UN, and a Responsible Leader at the BMW Foundation.


Gagarin Capital


Gagarin Capital is a venture fund that invests in early stage artificial intelligence companies from around the world. When Gagarin was launched in 2014, it was one of the only firms specializing in AI among Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed, and CRV – and the volume of funding in the space grew 6x since then.

Gagarin invests throughout the world, capitalising on a wide network of local expertise and insight that provides competitive advantage in a variety of locales just where it is needed. It invests globally and sources deals through its network of entrepreneurs and scientists in Silicon Valley, Russia, and the CIS.


Zubr Capital

Сlassifieds, e-commerce, cloud & SaaS, aintech, adtech, edutech, IT-service
Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland

Zubr Capital is a private equity fund management company. Zubr Capital is focused on investing in classifieds, e-commerce, cloud & SaaS, fintech, adtech, edutech, IT-service. Zubr Capital manages 2 funds: SMH and Zubr Capital Fund I (ZCFI). Among the investors of ZCFI are international financial institutions (EBRD, FMO), private companies (Wargaming) and HNWI from the CIS countries.

There are 9 companies in the Zubr Capital Fund I portfolio: SoftClub, 21vek.by, av.by, Softline, Uniflex, mediacube, Mila Group, Myfin Group, Realt.by.



Financial services

SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. SWIFT is also engaging with the global innovation ecosystem including Banks, FS organisations and Fintechs.



Financial services

BNP Paribas Cardif plays an essential role in the lives of its policyholder clients, providing them with savings and protection solutions that let them realize their goals while protecting themselves from unforeseen events. BNP Paribas co-creates solutions with almost 500 partner distributors in a variety of sectors. With its presence in 33 countries and strong positions in three regions – Europe, Asia and Latin America – BNP Paribas Cardif is a global specialist in personal insurance and a major contributor to financing for the real economy with nearly 8,000 employees worldwide.


Excited to e-meet our investors? Startup ticket gives you the opportunity to access mentorship sessions and pitch your ideas at EMERGE CHALLENGE and Venture Lounge.

See you at EMERGE 2021!
Excited to e-meet our investors? Startup ticket gives you the opportunity to access mentorship sessions and pitch your ideas at EMERGE Challenge and Venture Lounge.

See you at EMERGE 2021!
Investor & Ecosystem Manager, EMERGE
Sofiya is passionate about art and mental health tech. Eager to learn about product management and UX research.