Lithuanian Startups on the Rise
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Did you know that Lithuania has the fastest growing economy in the EU? Did you know that Lithuanian Startup Vinted recently raised $27 mil series B investment and has opened an office in the Bay Area? Recently you may have heard of YPlan (with a $12m series A), DragDis, XTgem, and many others that have one thing in commong - Lithuanian founders.
Come find out what’s going on there and why Lithuania is one of the most competitive talent economies in the EU?
You'll have a chance to meet and speak with the influencers, founders of the Nextury Ventures – a new Lithuanian venture fund, started by Ilja Laurs, founder of Getjar, the world’s largest independent app store and Mindaugas Glodas, well seasoned IT executive.
Nextury Ventures has successfully built a portfolio of 8 early stage startups and now is looking to expand their network in SV startup ecosystem. If you’re an early stage startup investor, mentor, trainer, startup related professional, or part of the SV startup community, we’d love to meet you!
About the speakers:
|European Manager of the Year 2011 by European Business Press Association, 25 European Tech Leaders by Wall Street Journal, Top 40 most influential people in mobile communications by Informa Telecoms and Media, 10 Start-ups That Will Change Your Life by TIME magazine and Technology Pioneer 2011 by World Economic Forum are only a few of his numerous industry achievements. As a recognized thought leader, Ilja speaks on all major telecommunication conferences and is regularly quoted in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg and many other news sources. In February 2010, Ilja made the cover of the America's leading entrepreneurship magazine "Entrepreneur”.||Responsible for operational management of Nextury Ventures. 15 years experience in International ICT industry. Mindaugas held multiple executive positions at IBM and Microsoft in the Baltics and Central and Eastern Europe. Mindaugas is an active member of society and currently serves as Board Member at Kaunas Technical University, Member of Business Council at ISM and Member of Presidium of the Lithuanian Business Confederation.|
- 6:30 pm- Networking, light food & drinks
- 7:00 pm - Presentation
- 8:00 pm -More networking, more food & drinks