The third SF Conference was organized in National Library of Georgian on 14 December 2016. The speakers at the Conference were: Vegard G. Stensrud,Deputy Head of Mission Royal Norwegian Embassy Baku; Maia Melikidze, Advisor to the President of Georgia; Vazsha Menabde, Director of Startup Georgia; Avtandil Abesadze, Chariman of Georgias`s Innovation and Technology Agency; Chairman at International Chamber of Commerce in Georgia; Sandro Vepkhvadze, Head of Business Department of Maestro TV; Dimitri Podoliev, Chairman of Seed Forum Eastern Europe Foundation; Ilia Ghlonti, Chairman of Seed Forum Georgia Foundation. In total 10 companies presented their investment case: Georgia app, Pawwwn, Keepface, Cnick, Vudy, Lfood, Octobot, Gotorify, Joomap, Ethno Karaoke, WASD Entertainment and Braille Teach
Seed Forum Tbilisi and grand opening of IHUB Tbilisi. Today, in total 9 companies from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan presented their investment cases. The winners are Allads that will participate at the Seed Forum Tallinn and Treepex that will participate at Seed Forum New-York.
Welcome remarks were given by HE Bård Ivar Svendsen, Ambasador of Norway
Key-notes were given by:
- Maia Melikidze, Advisor of the President of Georgia in Economic Issues
- Zurab Kachkachishvili, Deputy Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce in Georgia
- Ilia Ghlonti, Executive Director of Seed Forum Georgia Foundation
- Steinar Hoel Korsmo, President & CEO of Seed Forum Global Foundation
- Dimitri Podoliev, Chairman of Seed Forum Eastern Europe Foundation
- Nikoloz Gogochuri, Co-Founder of Georgian Tech Startup Association
- Lana Rekhviashvili, CEO of TeddyBot
- Vakhtang Veliashvili, CEO of Lingwing
Saturday in Tbilisi ! Seed Forum Georgia Pitch training in iHUB Tbilisi ! In total 25 startups (17 from Georgia, 3 from Azerbaijan and 5 from Armenia) applied. 15 startups were selected for the Pitching Training (2 from Armenia, 1 from Azerbaijan and 12 from Georgia).