3rd SF Investor Conference in Tbilisi

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

2nd SF in Tbilisi

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

Boosting Creativity 1

Boosting Creativity is event about how to think creatively, where one part of event is lecture and second part is a workshop. All events of Boosting Creativity are the same workshops led by different speakers. During the workshop participants must solve creatively some real business case.

Invention Protection Training

“Invention Protection” training about intellectual property at Sakpatenti office – Georgian governmental organization protecting intellectual property in the country. First part of event was excursion in the organization, so participants got information about how and for what this organization works. Second part was lecture led by the CEO of Sakpatenti about protection of intellectual property in Georgia.

1st Seed Forum Pitch Training in Tbilisi

The first Seed Forum Pitch Training in Tbilisi was held today. There was a great interest of startups and entrepreneurs. In total 18 potential entrepreneurs and companies, all young people between 18-28 years old, participated at the training. Among them one company is owned by 3 women (age 18-19), and other four are co-owned by women. The best 12 are selected for further Seed Forum process.

Devfest

iHUB Tbilisi was the co-host of Hackaton between developers, where students had only 48 hours from starting of event to create projects using one of Google services. Devfest was held in GeoLab premises

Training at Bazaleti Educational Center

Two-days training sessions at Bazaleti Educational Center within the Free University of Tbilisi were held this weekend. First part of the sessions was business trainings on management, PR and social media was held. Other part of event was lecture about business law and workshop to create the best business ecosystem in hypothetical country.