The application period for the Startup Connect began – a contest for early-stage technology projects interested in developing in the global market. The organizer is Cursor Oy. The operator accepting applications – GoTech Innovation.
GoTech Team had an opportunity to ask Saul Orbach, an international venture partner, a couple of essential questions about what he was looking for at GoTech Arena and what a startup should pay attention to before getting involved in business with different entities.
Meet some of the most prominent founders of Russian startups and investors, key players of the innovation ecosystem in Russia at Slush days.
On November 20 in Moscow, as part of the GoTech Arena forum, the final of the largest IT startup contest in Russia and Eastern Europe was held. 22 companies received awards in 12 nominations.
GoTech team keeps sharing interviews with speakers of GoTech Arena. Up next we got a chance to speak with Oliver Weimann, an active angel investor, initiator of RuhrSummit one of the top 3 startup conferences in Germany and operating director of ruhr:HUB. He shared some insights on what makes a project attractive, what are the difficulties of building a startup community, benefits for startups in Germany and why is he coming to GoTech Arena this year.
Finally, participants of the pitch-session Arena Pitch have been announced! 15 startups from Eastern Europe were selected from 700 applications by GoTech team and partners. The main criterion is whether it’s possible for the company to become an international success story or not.
Every year GoTech Arena gathers more and more international participants who come not only as attendees and speakers but also to host their own event as a part of the forum.