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Top Startups from the Heart of Europe Pitching to Silicon Valley Investors

April 23, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7

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Join us for an exciting evening where 12 of the hottest Central European Startups will present their companies to top Silicon Valley Investors from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, IBM Watson, Blackbox, and Garage Technology Ventures.


More about the startups and the panelists below.


Silicon Valley is the hot seat of startups and innovation, but global connection is powering the future – and the startup markets of the Visegrad region (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) are currently blossoming, with thousands of new companies established and millions of venture capital invested. Together with We4Startups, SVForum is delighted to present “V4 Startup Presentation Silicon Valley”.


This event will feature lots of great networking and pitches from Central Europe’s top twelve up-and-coming startups and entrepreneurs, who will be concluding a three-day tour of Silicon Valley’s coolest companies and accelerators.


Join us on April 23rd!  


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Agenda:

5:00 – 5:30 pm     Registration, refreshments, and networking

5:30 – 5:50 pm     Welcoming remarks

5:50 – 8:10 pm     V4 Companies pitch session

8:10 – 8:15 pm     Closing remarks

8:15 – 9:00 pm     Conclusion, dinner, and networking 




Speakers


























Miroslav Lajčák karla Kenneth Ryan
Miroslav Lajčák Karla Wursterová Kenneth Ryan
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs 
of the Slovak Republic
Executive Director,
International Visegrad Fund
Managing Partner, 
KPMG

Startup Pitch Judges

more announced soon!

























 Moderator  Panelist Panelist
adiba reichert mohanjit
Adiba Barney Bill Reichert Mohanjit Jolly
CEO,

SVForum 
Managing Director,
Garage Technology Ventures
Partner,
Draper Fisher Jurvetson
 




















 Panelist  Panelist
fadi john wolpert
Fadi Bishara John Wolpert
Founder and CEO,

Blackbox 
Seeker of Awesomeness,
IBM Watson


Meet the Startups























































































    Czech Republic
Brand Embassy
Brand Embassy is a social customer care platform that makes it easy for brands to be loved by their customers. It’s a platform built around today’s impatient customer who connects with a business on Twitter today, Facebook tomorrow and via Instagram on holiday.

Website  |  Twitter
manta
Manta Tools tells you what is really happening inside your BI environment. With us, you can understand your BI, adapt it and optimize it for your business.

Website  |  Twitter
angelcam
Angelcam is the world’s first 100% cloud-based app store for security cameras. Businesses come to angelcam to get value from the video their security cameras produce. Developers see angelcam as the perfect place to sell their smart apps to ready to go customers.

Website  |  Twitter




Hungary
slamby
Slamby is developing a technology that is able to understand written human language. With this technology, Slamby provides software solving business challenges, such as automatic categorization, automatic tagging solutions or plagiarism detection.

Website  |  Twitter
free Freelusion is the World’s first 3D Videomapping Dance Group, combining 3D graphics and projection technology with spectacular dance choreography. Due to the professional mapping content this dance performance is the most amazing visual on-stage experience ever.

Website  |  Facebook
gravity Gravity R&D is a proven personalization expert with clients from online classified media and e-commerce industries. The company offers on-site personalization incl. recommendation boxes, smart search, dynamic landing pages and off-site solutions, such as personalized retargeting and email.

Website  |  Twitter




Poland
xtrf
XTRF Translation Management System is a state-of-the-art online platform enabling translation project management automation. It automates and accelerates management of the entire translation project life-cycle, thus significantly reducing costs and turnaround times.

Website  |  Twitter
sesame
SESAME+ provides unified identity and access management for companies of all sizes in the era of cloud, mobile and social transformation.

Website
zen ZenCard is a real-time loyalty redemption platform that allows retailers to develop targeted offers based on customer purchase behavior profiles.

Website  |  Twitter




Slovakia
mentegram
Mentegram is a HIPAA compliant platform for daily behavioral monitoring. The platform helps therapists understand and quantify how treatment is progressing, while measuring overall performance.

Website  |  Twitter

staffino
Staffino makes a customer service better by collecting positive or negative feedback to staff members. It rewards best performers and reveals the weaknesses that made customers disappointed. Positive & negative feedback goes to manager real-time, so she can respond immediately.

Website  |  Twitter
droppie Droppie transforms everyday moments into amazing Drops you’ll want to share with others. Just snap a photo, add a caption and leave it wherever you are. Once someone walks by the location of your Drop, they can pick it up. People can directly reply and the fun begins!

Website  |  Twitter















Institutional Partner



Main Partner


Visegrad fund KPMG



Partners



  • Bridge Start

  • Slovak-American Foundation

  • Ministry of Finance SR

  • Polska

  • Hungarian Initiatives Foundation

  • Czech Invest



 Project Partners




  • Lewiata

  • StartUpYard

  • Magyar Innovacios Szovetseg

  • SOVVA

  • mfeasr

  • NNN

  • Neulogy



Presented by:

we4startups svforum



Thank You to Our Host:

gsv


Venue

GSVlabs
585 Broadway
Redwood City, CA 94063 United States
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