DisruptionTalks 4.0

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CUTing Edge-An American Space, Cyprus University of Technology

45 Kitiou Kyprianou

3041 Limassol

Cyprus

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DisruptionTalks is a monthly series of gatherings devoted to spreading innovation, disruption, great stories and insights of successful startup founders and investors in the form of 30-minute fireside chats in Cyprus.

DisruptionTalks is one of the most impactful startup meetups in Cyprus, where you can enjoy deep networking connections, stories and insights about the journey of startup founders and investors.

It takes place every second Wednesday of each month with 1 international and 1 local guest. Expect two fireside chats of thirty-minute each with audience interaction and the possibility to ask your questions in a cozy technology environment. The event will be in English.

The event is organised by the growth marketing agency RiseTech Media.

Location: CUTing Edge Limassol at Cyprus University of Technology (Google Map Link)

DisruptionTalks 4.0 Program

6.40 - 7.15 pm - Check-in and pre-event networking.
7.15 - 7.30 pm - Welcome from RiseTech Media founder Panis Pieri and our moderator Anna Prodromou

FIRESIDE CHAT SESSION

7.30 - 8.00 pm - Fireside Chat #1 with Natasa Christou, startup founder at Tellalis
8.00 - 8.30 pm - Fireside Chat #2 with Max Gurvits, US/European entrepreneur and investor.

SOCIAL & NETWORKING SESSION powered by VIZ VENTURES
8.30 pm till late - Networking Social Session with drinks on a nearby bar (Location TBA only on ticket holders)


Natasa Christou Bio


Dr. Natasa is a woman with a vision to empower people to unleash their full potential and find the unicorn power within. This year she has been nominated as woman of the year by Madame Figaro, and currently nominated as Female Role Model of the Year for Cyprus for the 2019 season for the South Europe Startup Awards, which is a region of the Global Startup Awards, the world’s largest independent startup ecosystem competition. Natasa brings a unique blend of strengths such as entrepreneurial spirit, academic knowledge, design creativity and those are the tools she uses to build bridges across sectors, with one goal: to create impactful new businesses that transform our world through the use of cutting-edge technologies and human collaborative intelligence. She has worked continuously to educate more than 3000 people across 25 different nationalities in both university and industry zones. Natasa has received her bachelor and master degree in architecture from the University of Westminster in London as well as a doctorate degree from the University of Cyprus. Design thinking is her major teaching method to empower people to explore the mechanics of idea execution in order to achieve commercialized success. As an entrepreneur, she is best known for creating tellalis.com, an award-winning online community platform, dedicated to activating local creative-makers towards accessing more opportunities. She is an active member of the Cypriot start-up ecosystem and recently been nominated as woman of the year in innovation.

Max Gurvits Bio

Max Gurvits is a US/European entrepreneur and investor. Graduated as a lawyer, Max founded an online legal services company in Amsterdam in 2008. In 2011, he sold the business and moved to Bulgaria, where he was on the founding team of one of the biggest regional tech acceleration programs and funds (Eleven Startup Accelerator and EUR 12m seed fund). Active in Europe and the Middle East as a startup advisor and angel investor, Max organizes the TRACTION Camp and Startup AddVenture series of events, connecting founders to skills and capital. In 2016, Max joined Cross Border Angels as Director for CEE and MENA, syndicating 1-2 monthly investments with over 70+ angels and investment firms. In 2017, Max joined a team of data entrepreneurs as a founding team member of a stealth-mode data startup based out of London. He also runs a number of ecosystem and networking initiatives, including Summit Summit (http://summitsummit.io) and Entrepreneur-In-Residence (http://eirtribe.com).


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Sponsors: CyRIC - Gravity Incubator
Social Session Sponsor: VIZ VENTURES
Supporters: FiveComply, Informa Health & Fitness, ECASTICA Offices, SmartApe.io
Community Supporters: Cyprus Computer Society, CyprusInno, Cyprus Agile & Innovation Community, Cyprus Digital Nomads Community, Cypriot Entreprise Link, Cyprus IT Forum, Startup Cyprus, CypRus IT Community

Venue Host: CUTing Edge - Cyprus University of Technology

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CUTing Edge-An American Space, Cyprus University of Technology

45 Kitiou Kyprianou

3041 Limassol

Cyprus

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