3 days of networking, panel discussions with PE, VC experts


Experience the second edition of the leading Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) virtual conference in the CEE region on March 16-18. Simply join in from the comfort of your home.

Why be part of the conference?

It's never been easier to meet the top-ranking seasoned professionals from the PE and VC industry now. In a matter of a few clicks, you can join deeply insightful discussions or meet heads of international funds, expanding your pool of contacts. All while sitting in your bedroom or home office.

With investments increasing 7% year-by-year in the Central and Eastern Europe region, the number of startups and SMEs keep getting strong, prompting investors to bring their skills, expertise and, of course capital.

It's all about networking

A strong network of contacts is the cornerstone of every business professional. And 0100 Conferences provides you with an opportunity to start a chat conversation or send a direct message to any attendee, invite potential partners on 1on1 calls, or share your LinkedIn profile.

For the best possible virtual experience, 0100 Conferences has partnered with Hopin, a provider of exceptional online meeting technology. This way, scheduling meetings will feel almost like at an in-person conference.

Keynote speech by Tomas Kubica from KKR

For this year, the keynote speaker joining the conference would be Tomas Kubica, Private Equity director from KKR. KKR, currently overseeing over 200 billion dollars, manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity. Tomas Kubica, who joined the company in 2012 and focuses on technology, media and telecommunication industries, will talk about key Private Equity trends that the industry should be ready for.

Top Private Equity industry names

The agenda is rich and uniquely put together. For example, you can join the LP roundtable with Anne Fossemalle, director of equity fund at EBRD, and Martin Hudecek, asset manager at RSJ Investment, who will be diving deeper into their perspective on new trends and opportunities for LP players in the region.

Seasoned CEE players will be sharing their insights on the future of PE strategies, including discussions led by experienced fund managers such as Michal Rybovic, partner at Sandberg Capital, Brian Wardrop, managing partner at ARX Equity Partners, Rustam Kurmakaev, principal at Mid Europa, or Michal Tomanek, investment director at KKCG Group.

Thanks to the opportunity to meet both familiar faces as well as brand new faces from CEE, you'll get updated on the overall PE & VC health of the region and learn more about what the investors expect in terms of 2021 challenges.

From the VC perspective, the panel discussion on deals and deal sourcing will be covered by the most active VC investors in the region. This includes Credo Ventures and their partner Ondrej Bartos, Stephane Gantchev, partner at Launchub Ventures, also partner Tomas Kemtys from Contrarian Ventures, as well as Andris Bernzis, managing partner at Change Ventures, or Maximilian Schausberger who is managing director at Elevator Ventures.

Official release of the report by Unconventional Ventures & Experior VC

One of the conference highlights will be the release of the report on the funding landscape in the CEE region through the lens of gender diversity and positive impact.

“In order to improve our understanding of how the funding landscape in Central Europe is evolving, Unconventional Ventures & Experior VC pursuing the European Women in VC agenda and together with mission-aligned partners, will release a report analyzing the funding of startups and in Venture Capital across the CEE region, increasing the transparency around how the funds invest, how they are organized, their fundraising experience and ultimately how much firepower the funds have – all through the lens of gender diversity,” said Kinga Stanisławska, general partner at Experior Venture Fund. 

The publication of the report will be followed by a round table with Kinga Stanisławska on March 16 at 17:05 at 0100 Conferences discussing the findings and conclusions of the study.

Besides PE and VC investors and experienced service providers, the conference will host many successful entrepreneurs and target companies that present innovative solutions and interesting new technologies. One of such companies being Vestberry, that brings fund management and reporting software for Venture capital companies, with content customers all around the world.

The strategic partner of the conference is Sandberg Capital, an alternative investment fund management company that focuses on investing in SMEs in Slovakia and in the CEE region.

The partner of the conference is Venture to Future Fund focusing on venture capital investments in innovation-driven SMEs with the potential to become leaders in their segment and succeed on a global scale.

Join the conference and connect with investors and future partners from the CEE region all across the globe.

You can find more on the agenda and speakers here.

Investors can register with a complimentary ticket on the following link:

Register now and get your ticket HERE. BBJ readers can register with a special discount of 20%. For the discount use promo code CEE21BBJ.

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