The second edition of the South East Europe Tech Tour 2019 will take place on 28-29 May in Bucharest, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria.

As in 2018, this year we embark on a Discovery Tour to a region that has great potential for high-tech entrepreneurship. We are very excited to showcase a region on the radar for many. The region of Eastern Europe is realizing one of the highest economic growth and also is a hotspot for thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems that have generated $5 billion in liquidity back to investors in the past few years.

 

The objectives of the Tech Tour are to:

1. Identify the next wave of top privately held companies from the South East Europe Countries.
2. Promote investment and partnering by introducing a delegation of international investors and top European entrepreneurs to the key players in the region.

3. Sector and stage scope of companies - 24 selected 'expansion' tech ventures active in Deep tech, Mobility, Energy, Agri-tech, Blockchain, Fintech.

 

The South East Europe Tech Tour 2019 promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts and thought leaders to foster new connections, business and investment.


The Eastern Europe Tech Tour will showcase a total of 24 of the most promising high technology companies from SEE region:

  • Bucharest, 28 May - from Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine;
  • Sofia, 29 May - from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.


Entrepreneurial companies will present their business to an invited delegation of 30 local and 30 international investors, active in the region.

     
 
     

Alexander Galitsky

President of South East Europe Tech Tour 2019

Co-founder and Managing Partner of Almaz Capital

 

Marius Ghenea

Vice-President of the Selection Committee

Investment Director of 3TS Capital Partners

 

A dedicated Selection Committee will unite leading international investors, senior business leaders, and representatives from development institutes to identify up the selected 30 high-quality companies to present their businesses at the South East Europe Tech Tour. Over 150 companies will go through a rigorous review process and be assessed based on the uniqueness of their technology, the strength of their business model, vision, a capability to execute on the business plan, and the quality and track record of their management.

 

Some key numbers concerning the South East Europe Tech Tour 2019:

  • 12 presenting companies in Bucharest on the 28 May
  • 12 presenting companies in Sofia on the 29 May
  • 30+ attending VCs, corporate investors and business angels
  • 30+ local investors, corporates and key players in each location

 

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