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After 5 months of intense mentoring, coaching, workshops, feedback sessions and hard work, 8 startups will show what they are made of. The founders will pitch in front of the jury composed of Eamonn Carey, Managing Director @ Techstars, Riivo Anton , Partner @ United Angels VC , Michal Nešpor, Partner @ CBIM Partner, and Mirjana Krolo, Chief Operations Officer @ IptiQ by Swiss Re. They will select the best startup to win an investment opportunity of 250.000 EUR from CB Investment Management.

Demo Day Agenda (all times in CET)

18:00 – 18:10 Welcome by Peter Kolesar (Partner @ Civitta)

18:10 – 18:15 – Opening speech by Matus Vallo (Mayor of Bratislava)

18:15 – 18:45 – Keynote by Martin Villig (Co-Founder @ Bolt)

18:45 – 20:00Pitching of 7 startups from the Challenger 2020/21 sustainability batch

20:00 – 20:30 – Fireside chat with Peter Komornik (CEO & Co-Founder @ Slido)

20:30 – 20:40 – Announcement of winners (People’s Choice and The Main prize)

Our keynote speaker at this special event will be Martin Villig, the co-founder of Bolt, one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe. Bolt is an alumnus of the Civitta-run Estonian program Ajujaht. It is now valued at almost 2 billion EUR, making it one of the most successful startups coming out of CEE. Martin Villig is also a leading figure in the new generation of Estonian tech entrepreneurs supporting other founders and new education initiatives such as the Estonian Founders Society or the Good Deed Education Fund.



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