Co-founder of Tesonet
Co-founder of Tesonet accelerator and a business development professional currently focusing on building and scaling cybersecurity products in global markets. Today Tesonet is a fast-growing accelerator, distinguished by its innovative ecosystem and infrastructure.
Co-founder and COO at Vinted
Co-founder and COO at Vinted, a social marketplace for pre-loved clothing, that has taken the spot as Lithuania's first tech unicorn. He is an angel investor to many other Lithuanian tech startups like Trafi, Interactio, Pixevia and Qoorio, and has previously served as Founding Partner at Practica Capital.
Co-owner of Bored Panda
He is the business development manager and co-owner of Bored Panda, a leading art and pop culture magazine, that he joined while working in various tech companies in London. Bored Panda has now grown to attract nearly 100 million views on its website each month and is one of the top 10 most viewed pages on Facebook in video content category.
Co-founder and board member of LitBAN
Rita is an active investor, board member & advisor in start-ups and is one of the founding members and currently proud board member of LitBAN. A Lithuanian-Canadian born in Toronto completed a High-tech MBA in Boston, USA. She was responsible for Israel investments portfolio 21 years ago while working alongside some of the top VCs in the world at the time.
CEO of Unicorns LT
CEO of Unicorns LT - association of Lithuanian tech startups. Inga has previously worked in the finance and tech industries. As a social entrepreneur, she founded the first ever online donation portal - aukok.lt, which has become one of the strongest social business projects within the country, with +10k regular users.
Partner at 70V
Since 2014, he has helped 60+ companies to build/scale specialized sales teams with 3 key roles. Currently he is adding 5 companies to that list every quarter! JB has notable achievements when it comes to sales: going from 4 to 600 customers in 2 years, +1000% YoY sales growth and generating 10M+ USD of revenue in 9 months.
Co-Founder and CEO at MeetFrank
Co-founder and CEO at MeetFrank, a secret recruitment app for top talent that helps you find out who wants to hire you and what they are willing to offer. Also, MeetFrank helps you to find job offers from top companies based on your skills, experience, and expectations. MeetFrank was founded in 2017.
Co-founder and CEO at BitDegree
He is one of the founders of EdTech Lithuania and a co-founder & CEO at BitDegree, one of the leading EdTechs in Lithuania. BitDegree (est. 2017) has recently been crowned as the Global Champion of the UN-backed World Summit Awards in the field of Education for leveraging technology to bring digital skills to the masses.
Co-founder and CEO at ZITICITY
Laimonas Noreika is the CEO and co-founder of ZITICITY, one of the fastest-growing logistics startups in Europe. It is the leading same-day delivery provider in the Baltics and a promising success case in the rest of Europe. ZITICITY platform empowers hundreds of merchants to compete with Amazon dominance by providing affordable same-day deliveries.
Investment director at Practica Capital
Arvydas is an investment director at Practica Capital. For the last 7 years, he has been actively engaged with founders from our region to partner with them in building and scaling their early-stage ventures by providing capital, network and resources of Practica Capital.
Co-founder at Amberlo
Aidas Kavaliauskas is a Co-founder at Amberlo - a cloud-based law firm management software used by law firms from 25 countries. He has over 20 years of experience designing and implementing cloud-based software for top international enterprises from multiple industries.
Public and Private Sector Lead at AI Boost Lithuania
Arūnas Mark is a Public and Private Sector Lead at AI Boost Lithuania, a project by the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology, where he leads the AI policy related matters, ensures cooperation between various stakeholders and manages the AI Boost Accelerator programme for Lithuania's AI startups.
Co-Founder & Chief Business Development Officer at Billo
Donatas Smailys is the Co-Founder & Chief Business Development Officer at Billo, a marketplace for custom-made eCom Video Ads. Donatas has previous experience as Chief Business Development Officer at Unboxed, a micro-influencer marketing company and CEO at Startup Space.
Co-Founder & CEO of Biomatter Designs
Laurynas Karpus is the Co-Founder and CEO of Biomatter Designs, a startup that pioneers the technologies for protein design at the intersection of synthetic biology and AI. Biomatter Designs strives to transform the protein engineering industry.
Co-Founder & CEO at Eddy Travels
Edmundas Balčikonis is a Co-Founder and CEO at Eddy Travels, a travel tech startup building an AI travel assistant with over 4 million users worldwide. Eddy Travels raised $1.2million from Techstars Toronto, Practica Capital, Open Circle Capital venture funds, and angel investors from the UK, US, and Canada.
Founder & CEO of Millo Appliances
Ruslanas Trakšelis is an inventor, innovator, and an avid athlete. He is the founder and CEO of Millo Appliances, a startup he founded in late 2015 with the goal of reimagining how we approach nutrition, leveraging technology and design to help people achieve healthier and more sustainable diets.
Chairman of the Board at Nordic EdTech Forum - N8.
Since 2004, Märt has established numerous organisations and companies in the area of education development. The solution, DreamApply.com Student Application Management Platform, Märt co-founded in 2011. Today DreamApply is used by 300 universities from across 35 countries, serving millions of users annually.
Co-founder of Paysolut
He has over ten years' experience founding, co-creating and investing in startups. His passion is supporting entrepreneurs to grow themselves and their businesses. Alex has also worked in banking, the European Parliament and the NGO sector. When Alex grows up he wants to be a food anthropologist.
Founder of Prospect Labs
Patrick is the founder of Prospect Labs - a lead generation service for startups & SMBs. Patrick has been working as a sales consultant, advisor and public speaker for the past 6 years helping startup companies with all aspects of sales - from lead generation and marketing, to closing deals and customer service.
CEO & Co-Founder of Turing College
He is CEO & Co-Founder of Turing College. Lukas organized his first coding bootcamp at 16. Became a university lecturer of software engineering at 22. Graduated CS at Vilnius University & studied one-semester at Harvard. 3 years was the CEO of the largest coding school for high school students in Lithuania.
CEO and co-founder of Paysolut
Vytenis is the CEO and co-founder of Paysolut - a core banking system provider. He has been leading Paysolut from its first steps in 2017 to becoming a part of a global financial technology company SumUp in 2021, and now into further expansion of the Paysolut's talented team and services.
Partner at Startup Wise Guys
Jonė Vaitulevičiūtė is a Partner at Startup Wise Guys. Jonė has over 9 years of experience working directly with early stage companies both in consulting and as an investment fund manager. She has been helping them to evaluate market and tech potential, do market validation, setup initial sales and build the team.
Portfolio Principal at Startup Wise Guys
Marijus is an entrepreneur, analytical and creative thinker, technologist. He's a team-oriented leader with over 15 years’ experience spanning company management, strategy, sales, marketing, business development and operations for software markets and technologies.
Community Growth & Events Lead at Tech Zity
Lina Dabašinskaitė is a Community Growth & Events Lead at Tech Zity - the leading workspace provider for startups in Lithuania. Tech Zity was founded in 2020 to unite the community of innovators in 4 locations where their own success stories are created. Currently, the platform has 1000+ members with a goal to grow 10x.
Founding Partner of Iron Wolf Capital
Tomas is a Founding Partner of Iron Wolf Capital, Early Stage VC in Baltics and invests into visionary people who are ready to develop Disruptive technologies on Global scale. He has over 7 years’ experience in early stage investment management. Tomas managed companies like Pigu group, Foodout Group, SnapnSave, Pawame.
CEO at TAMO
Edgaras is a CEO at various fast-growing K-12 Edtech startups including TAMO, EDUKA, EMA, and Egzaminatorius.lt. He has been investing in K-12 Edtech at Zabolis Partners investment group and is a co-founder at Edtech Lithuania, an umbrella initiative for making Lithuania a great place for EdTechs and making an impact on the Lithuanian education sector.
Co-founder and CEO at Katalista Ventures
Greta is a Co-founder and CEO of Katalista Ventures, the first triple top line (TTL) hybrid startup accelerator and fund in the Baltics. She has a broad background working with startups and accelerators in Spain, the UK and Lithuania and has experience in sustainability and innovation consulting.
Head of ROCKIT
Šarūnė Smalakytė is the Head of ROCKIT – the Home of FinTech and Sustainable Innovation in Lithuania, powered by Swedbank. Since 2016 she has been managing the leading FinTech community of top creators and founders in the Baltics. Šarūnė is an active supporter and mentor for entrepreneurship programs.
Saulė Gabrielė Petraitytė
Co-Founder and CEO at Datahood
Saulė Gabrielė is an independent architect and spatial data analyst working on location intelligence projects for sustainable and data-driven cities. She is a Co-Founder & CEO at Datahood, an online location intelligence platform that helps businesses analyse territories without dedicated data analyst role.
Chief Operating Officer at Estoty Vilnius
Arnoldas Žvinys is a Chief Operating Officer at Estoty Vilnius, a rapidly growing mobile game studio with around 40 talents and several hyper-casual hits like Johnny Trigger (210M downloads), Knife Hit (125M), Jelly Shift (120M), House Paint (95M), Train Taxi (95M).
Associate at Change Ventures
Gabrielė is an associate at Change Ventures - the first and largest pan-Baltic seed fund. She has previous experience at ASIF Ventures fund, startup Otrium and NLC - the European Healthtech Venture Builder and has an MSc in Artificial Intelligence &.
Investment Associate at Launchpad Capital
Dominykas Stankevičius is an Investment Associate at Launchpad Capital.
Dominykas is actively scouting, investing and building the next unicorns in the Baltics. He represents Launchpad Capital, an early-stage US-based VC focused on the fintech industry.
Senior QA Manager at Unity Technologies
Zbignev is a Senior QA Manager at Unity Technologies, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D content. Apps developed by Unity creators have been downloaded more than five billion times per month in 2020. He is highly passionate about Quality, Leadership, and Games.
Manager at Lithuanian Innovation Centre
Tautvydas is the local manager of the Baltic Sea Games Incubation initiative, consolidating Baltic Sea countries towards boosting the game industry in the region. For more than three years as a project manager at Lithuanian Innovation Centre, his career spans across various international innovation projects.
Head of Corporate at Triniti Jurex
Giedrė specializes in mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, labour law and contract law. During the last years, Giedrė has gathered substantial expertise in advising startup companies on such legal matters as investments from venture capital funds, conversion of convertible bonds into shares, cross-border mergers, share options etc.
Co-founder of Vilnius Legal Hackers
Martynas holds Joint International Doctoral (Ph.D.) Degree in Law, Science, and Technology. He has been lecturing and leading students, lawyers and public servants in the law and computer science domain since 2005. His research interests are legal ontologies, legislation 2.0, and regulation of disruptive technologies and phenomenons.
General Partner at Contrarian Ventures
He is involved in all the various things related to running the fund and is also sitting on multiple Boards of Contrarian Ventures portfolio companies.
Before Contrarian Ventures he was an investment banker with Centerview Partners, a leading independent New York and London based advisory firm.
User experience designer at SneakyBox Studios
Coming from a communications background and a big interest in design and UX, Vaidas is one of the key members of SneakyBox Studios, is an award-winning digital creative studio focusing on games, custom software and immersive solutions development.
Investor at Karma.vc
Marili is an investor at karma.vc - an early stage venture capital firm, specialised in late seed and series A investments in Europe’s most promising tech startups. At karma.vc Marili covers the deal sourcing, due diligence, financial valuation and all round portfolio management tasks.
Employer Brand Manager at Vinted
Started career as a marketer, for the past 7 years focused on building and strengthening Employer Brands for Europe's leading employers. During this time, have gained valuable experience working for Shared Service Centers, Leading professional services corporation, and a Tech scale-up.
Henrikas Rapolas Urbonas
Co-Founder & CEO at Interactio
His a Co-founder and CEO at Interactio. Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. In April 2021, the Interactio team exceeded 100 people and keeps expanding weekly.