WORKSHOPS AT EMERGE 2021

5 MIN READ, MAY 06, 2021
We are happy to announce our workshops at EMERGE which will give conference participants the opportunity to get new practical insights, acquire fresh ideas as well as learn the best practices from the great minds in tech from the New East.

For any taste, interest, and preference, both for tech talent and for startups. Note that quantity of participants for each workshop is limited, so hurry up to book your seat at the "Workshops & Clubtables" section in our event platform.
We are happy to announce our workshops at EMERGE which will give conference participants the opportunity to get new practical insights, acquire fresh ideas as well as learn the best practices from the great minds in tech from the New East.

For any taste, interest, and preference, both for tech talent and for startups. Note that quantity of participants for each workshop is limited, so hurry up to book your seat at the "Workshops & Clubtables" section in our event platform.

WHAT ARE THEY?

Startup exit checklist: how to prepare for the acquisition

KONSTANTIN ZAPOLIANSKY (BY), Senior Investment director, Zubr Capital
NIKOLAY SHESTAK (BY), Managing Partner, Zubr Сapital

The investment fund, known for successful deals with strategic partners, such as the recent acquisition of Targetprocess by Apptio (US), will share their insights on what startups should focus on to be acquired by a corp, how to prepare for the deal and for what’s coming afterwards.

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Startup legal health check: get ready for your next funding round

VALERIA IVASIKH (UK), Legal, SeedLegals

During this workshop SeedLegals will share insights on:
- legal pitfalls founders tend to fall into when looking to raise new capital;
- key deal terms for your new funding round; and
- latest legal trends in venture financing.

The workshop will be hosted by SeedLegals, UK's #1 closer of funding rounds, and delivered by SeedLegals' Valeria Ivasikh, who has been passionate about levelling the playing field by educating and empowering entrepreneurs throughout her career as a VC and startup lawyer.

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At your own speed: finding your own productivity pace

DIANA GRISHEL (BY), Sr. Agile Delivery Coordinator, Godel Technologies

We are bombarded by images of effective people – from successful colleagues to leaders in our field presented in the media. Is effectiveness common for everyone? Can you just copy-paste someone’s lifestyle, working hours or amount of meetings and expect it to work? In this workshop we will discover what effectiveness means for each of you in particular.

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Interview-ready outfit

YULIA KARDASH (UK), Stylist, Marketing Manager, PomaBrush

Are you anxious about how to dress for a tech interview?
This workshop will help you gain the necessary confidence to totally ace it. We will talk about tech icons and how they dress, tech world taboos and no-no’s, the difference between not caring about fashion and not caring about yourself. Additionally, we will cover color matching, personal brand, and its importance and at the end, we will do a short interactive exercise aimed at helping you build your ideal look.

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LinkedIn improvements

LIZA PROSELKOVA (UK), Founder & CEO, EP Advisory

Many people see LinkedIn as a job posting platform or a social network to connect with colleagues or friends. But LinkedIn is so much more than that! During this workshop, we will look at LinkedIn as a powerful tool to build your online presence and grow your network far beyond people you already know or have met. You will learn about the important features of LinkedIn that are often underrated and will know how to optimise your profile to get job offers or client requests with minimal effort.

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Imposter syndrome

ANNA EPISHCHEVA (UK), Co-Founder and Coach, Wojo

Have you ever let go of an opportunity, stayed silent in a meeting, delayed your decision or even lost your sleep because you felt you “do not belong”? Join this workshop to learn and practice several techniques coming from coaching, neuroscience and counselling to equip yourself for the rest of your life.
Delivered by a professional career coach (and avid “impostor syndrome” practitioner herself), this workshop allows you to reflect on how impostor syndrome manifests itself for you and assess how different techniques work in your specific situation.

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Be your own mentor: Take control of your growth and accelerate your personal and professional development

YSSINE MATOLA (UK), Founder, Thriving Tribes

In our world where technology and expectations evolve so fast, every single one of us should be continuously developing or nurturing our skills and knowledge.
Self-actualization is our most personal responsibility, and no one else knows what is best for us and how to realize our full potential.
Starting with a reality check and a pinch of self-awareness, we will build our bespoke personal development plan and make sure we are in the right mindset to stick to it!

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How to build a portfolio career / The 'slash-person' era

OLGA POLISHCHUK (RU), Career coach

“Slash” person, specialist, entrepreneur — this term sometimes refers to someone who has an established career, and then launches and runs a separate business simultaneously. One person with multiple careers is a strong trend of the millennials due to the need for flexibility, resilience to uncertainty, different sources of income possibilities. Rise of gig economy and freelancing, remote and hybrid formats of work. The participants would discuss different ways to look at these trends, its advantages and disadvantages for the future of work and redesign careers as a personal business model.

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Speculative Futures

VANESSA ROSENTHAL (UK), Co-Founder, Circular Home Lab

As a believer in the power of collaboration, Vanessa leads the Speculative Futures London Chapter, taking alternative leaps into how the world could be through the lenses of arts, design and science - connected with 50+ chapters across the globe.
This session is an introduction into the world of (Speculative) Futures, inviting you to dive into the history, present and the future of speculative work and its impact on addressing societies most critical issues. At the end, you might hopefully leave with inspiration of ‘what if…’ and ‘how things could be’, empower you to take new perspectives for your business and personal career life.

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Going solo

SANIA KUDAIBERGEN (UK), Coach

This workshop will help attendees understand how they can test the waters, if they're considering self-employment. Factors to consider in deciding whether self-employment is right for you. Figuring out what product or service you could offer, who your target audience is, what value you can provide to them. Deciding on timing for quitting your full-time job and going all-in on your venture.

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Sounds interesting? Then hurry up to reserve your spot & get ready to learn from the best in tech. The number of seats is limited.

See you soon at EMERGE 2021!
Sounds interesting? Then hurry up to reserve your spot & get ready to learn from the best in tech. The number of seats is limited.

See you soon at EMERGE 2021!
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