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16 of October, 2018
UNIT.City Innovation Park
Ukraine, Europe
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UNIT.City Innovation Park
Ukraine's first innovation park, established in 2017.
The goal of UNIT.City is to become the center of innovations and a one-point entry to Ukraine for investors, partners and new technologies from all over the world.
UFuture Investment Group
UFuture Investment Group is one of the biggest and the most forward-looking business groups in Ukraine, founded by a prominent and visionary Ukrainian entrepreneur Vasyl Khmelnytsky. UFuture consolidates the group's businesses and social projects and coordinates its business development and investor relations activities on national and international levels.
About the Summit
UNIT Investment Summit'18 – is an exclusive CEE tech event – a gathering of only 150 preselected VCs and Angel investors, key startup ecosystem players, media, GR and business associations from Ukraine and CEE region.

– To boost partnerships between members of CEE tech and investment scene.
– To expand a deal flow from the CEE region for VC funds and angel investors.
– To learn the latest CEE and VC trends.
– To visit UNIT.City, first Ukrainian Innovation Park at Kyiv.
– To enjoy Kyiv, it's great food, vibrant bars and amazing people.

Join us and spend a great time
in a great company
150 VC's, Startups and professionals
UNIT Investment Summit will gather 150 top-tier professionals from CEE region – 30% of them are investors, 30% are startups and 30% are key ecosystem's players (accelerators, associations, corporates).
10+ countries
We expect participants from more than 10 countries around the globe – CEE, EU, USA, Asia and Ukraine (off course!)
$300+ mln. under one roof
UNIT Investment Summit will unite investors with more than $300+ million under the management of their funds.
Expected participants
Investors, accelerators and other companies
Keynote speakers
Director of Startup Programs, Industry Fellow and Faculty Member at UC Berkeley
Enis Hulli
Venture Partner
at 500 Startups
Secret Speaker
To be announced soon

Rick Rasmussen
Director of Startup Programs, Industry Fellow and Faculty Member at UC Berkeley
Rick Rasmussen is a Director of Startup Programs at Berkeley University. Rick is a Silicon Valley native with direct experience in industry, government, venture capital and academia. He has been on executive teams of three separate companies that started with zero revenue, raised rounds from leading VCs, went public and sold for a collective $8B.

Rick's passion is to connect international companies, governments and economic development agencies with the vast resources available throughout Silicon Valley. Also to help build entrepreneurial ecosystems. Rick developed a set of coursework and teach the methodology to organizations worldwide.

Specialties: International connections, CEO and general management, marketing and sales management, business plan development, public and investor relations, contract negotiations, M&A and due diligence.
CEE-30 (Startup Alley)
Welcoming 30 the best startups from CEE region (recommended by other investors)
Visit the most useful Startup Alley you have ever seen. No bullshit startups – only best deals shared by other VC's from our network.

The rules are simple:
1. Startups can't apply.

2. To visit the conference all startups should be recommended by some of our partner VC investors, angel investors or startup organizations.

3. 30 investors and startup organizations from CEE will recommend 30 best startups which we'll invite to the conference.

4. We'll scout startups from 3 main stages: Pre-seed, Seed, Round A.

I am investor. Recommend startup
Summit Program
16 of October 2018, Tuesday
09:00 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:15
Welcome word: UNIT.City
10:15 – 11:00
Global shifts in the world's entrepreneurship ecosystems
Rick Rasmussen, Keynote speech from Berkeley
11:00 – 11:40
500 Startups's strategy to democratize access to capital and know-how
Enis Hulli, Keynote speech from 500 Startups
11:40 – 12:00
Coffee-break + networking
12:00 – 13:00
Brainstorm panel: What investors need to know to succeed in a current shaping VC world and ICO-mania
  • Denys Dovgopolyi, founder of GrowthUP Group.
Potential speakers:

  • Viktoria Tigipko, managing partner of TA Ventures ($30+ mln in exits)
  • Rick Rasmussen, Industry Fellow and Faculty Member at UC Berkeley.
  • ENIS HULLI, partner at 500 Startups
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 14:30
Networking round
14:30 – 15:15
Success Story
Secret Speaker
To be announced soon
15:15 – 16:30
The Hour of CEE: Ecosystems battle
5 x 10-min reviews on local startup ecosystems state (from key representatives from CEE region):
  • Ukraine
  • Belarus
  • Poland
  • Estonia
  • Lithuania
16:30 – 16:40
16:40 – 18:00
CEE-30 (Startup Alley):
startup showcases (10 x 5-min pitches)
All startups will be recommended by one of our 30 partner investors.
The startup list will be announced just before the conference.

If you are an investor – please, recommend us some of your hot deals.
    18:00 – 18:40
    Brainstorm panel on CEE future
    18:40 – 19:00
    Closing ceremony
    19:00 – 21:00
    Investment Summit Party + Networking

    Book your spot

    There will be only 150 places available.
    Hurry up and book your ticket now.
    See you at
    UNIT.City Innovation Park!
    16 of October, 2018
    UNIT.City, Dorohozhytska str, 3,
    Kyiv, Ukraine
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