On December 4-5, the largest conference Startup AddVenture (Europe Venture Summit) will take place at the NSC “Olympic” in Kyiv. Startup AddVenture will connect more than 3000 IT entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business angels and incubators from Ukraine, CIS, Europe and the United States.
The conference is based on the freemium model: free attendance to the panel discussions for all registered participants, as well as possibility to pay for participation in workshops.
The key speakers at Startup AddVenture will be rock stars of the startup business – Dave McClure, founder and managing partner of the most famous business incubator in the U.S.A – 500 Startups, investor in more than 450 companies; Don Dodge, Developer Advocate at Google; as well as 30 of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors representing Skolkovo, HP, ESPN, Techcrunch Europe, Altair Capital and many other companies.
The unique 25/75 program of the conference is built to give participants the best experience: ¼ panel discussions + ¾ workshops. The main topics of the panel discussions are: mobile – the growth of mobility, VC – changes in the venture capital market, media – the future of mass media and TV, incubator – the system of incubators and accelerators, gaming – gaming industry and hardware. The workshops will be focused on practice and work over “live” case studies of specific companies on the following topics: mobile, pitching, e-commerce, growth hacking, design, gaming.
Within Startup AddVenture will be held a Startup competition, which finalists will represent their idea on the stage in front of a panel of venture capitalists and compete for the grand prize of €25,000, and an Expo, a platform for presentation of startups to investors and partners.
“Our mission is to gather together a huge number of participants from the start-up environment from different countries, with unique backgrounds and unconventional views. We will unite them in an informal atmosphere for a dialogue, exchange of experiences and global synergies”, says Anna Degtereva, CEO of Happy Farm Business Incubator and co-organizer of Startup AddVenture in Ukraine.
“Our Conference has a new format – a mix of practices from the world’s leaders of IT and start-up industry and is mainly focused on practice. I am sure that Startup AddVenture will become a truly global platform to get expertise and valuable advice from world-class experts and pursue new opportunities, and will bring the IT and start-up industry in Ukraine to a new level.”
Registration for Startup AddVenture at www.venturesummit.eu