Minsk, Belarus

August 31, 2017

At a Startup Sauna Local Event, early stage startups will receive honest feedback and advice from coaches who are experienced serial entrepreneurs and investors. By impressing the coaches, attending startups have the opportunity to be shortlisted for the Startup Sauna fall 2017 acceleration program held Oct 16th – Dec 1st in Helsinki, Finland.

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Details & Schedule

  • Deadline:
    August 24, 2017
  • Contact person:
    Nastia Khamiankova, n@bel.biz
  • Selected startups will be notified at least four days prior to the event.

  • Schedule:

    09:30 – Doors open

    10:00 – Introduction

    10:30 – Startups pitch (3min/team)

    12:30 – Lunch break

    13:00 – 1on1 coaching (selected startups)

    13:00 – Talks/roundtables (rest of startups)

    16:00 – Wrap-up

Coaches

Pontus Stråhlman
Entrepreneur, Angel

Pontus Stråhlman is a serial entrepreneur and recently a full time angel investor and FiBAN board member. Pontus started angel investing in 2014, and has been an active member in the investment community ever since. He is also the lead angel in the syndication that is behind the investment prize in the winner of the Slush 2016 Pitch100 competition.

Oppo Nyrövaara
Angel

‍Jan-Erik is a managing partner and co-founder of Helsinki Ventures, a startup accelerator focused in digital innovation in Russia and East Europe. During his 15+ years in startup business, Jan-Erik has experience as entrepreneur, accelerator and early stage angel investor, including advisor and director seats in promising startups. Having lead innovative teams in professional services, technology, UX and marketing communication, Jan-Erik loves disruptive ideas, creativity and uncompromising execution.

Juhani Polkko
Industry Expert

Juhani Polkko is the founder and CMO of Helsinki-based marketing and PR agency San Francisco, and the founding editor of the Startup100 media. He started his startup career in Silicon Valley in 2004 and since then has worked with over 100 startups as well as with venturing units of e.g. Nokia and Daimler in various roles. Juhani is a FiBAN member and one of the most connected persons in the Finnish and Nordic startup scene.

Coaches
coming soon

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