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BY

TO

FOUNDERS

NOT YOUR USUAL

TECH CONFERENCE

We provide a unique learning opportunity

for our curated audience. 

Talks, fireside chats, and office hour

sessions are designed to be crisp,

hands-on, and 100% bullshit free.

90% of our audience will be startups facing similar challenges. The speakers and mentors, our founder-focused approach and the off-the-record nature of the event help them find answers.

10:1

STARTUP

SPEAKER RATIO

We will limit the seats to 200 people

in order to create an intimate atmosphere

for participating founders

to learn and connect.

 

SPEAKERS

We invite some of the most recognized founders and tech professionals from the US and EU.

John is an angel investor and tech executive. He is an advisor and early investor in companies like Calm, Headspin and Facemoji. Previously he worked at Spotify on Growth & Expansion for ~7 years.

JOHN
BONTEN
Tech executive & angel investor
    Alexei Chemenda
    Adikteev, CRO & Managing Director, Americas | Angel Investor

      Alexei Chemenda is the CRO and Managing Director, Americas for Adikteev. He joined Adikteev in 2015 when the latter acquired Motionlead, a company he co-founded in Paris. MotionLead was the first ever French company to be accepted in YCombinator. Since then, Alexei actively invests in early stage tech companies. He has been selected in Forbes 30 under 30 in 2019.

      Zach is a four-time founder, at his last company, Triggit,

      an ad-tech startup, he raised $18M from Spark Capital and Foundry Group. Triggit was acquired in 2015 by Linkedin and a financial buyer.
      Zach led first the Angel List syndicate

      in Cruise Automation (acq 2016 for $1B by GM).

      He is also an investor in dozens of successful startups

      e.g. Branch Metrics, Lyte and HelloSign.

      Zach
      Coelius
      founder-turned-angel & Syndicate leader
        Amrit
        Dhir
        Head of Startup Connections
        at Google for Startups

          As the Head of Startup Connections for Google for Startups, he measures his success by the success of the startups he connects. He draws from his network and experience in new business development and operations for some of Alphabet’s most innovative products and groundbreaking technologies. Previously he was Head of Campus London and the Co-Founder of FTSY.

          Gyula was the Co-Founder and CTO of Ustream, one of the most successful startups started from Budapest. Ustream raised over $100M and was acquired by IBM.

          Gyula has recently launched Oktogon Ventures, a fund that focuses on regional startups with global ambition.

          Gyula
          Feher
          Managing Partner at Oktogon Ventures, formerly Co-Founder at Ustream
            Sriram Krishnan
            SVP of Product, Partnerships
            and Marketing at HeadSpin

              SVP Product, Partnerships & Marketing at HeadSpin, valued at $500M,

              and one of the fastest-scaling software companies ever.

              Previously Sriram has helped to scale Spotify

              and Tinder as the Head of Growth & New Markets.

              Marvin is a Partner at Venture Capital Fund 500 Startups,

              running the SF based accelerator program

              as well as investing in Seed stage startups.

              He Invests in Digital Media, Enterprise SAAS,

              Marketplace, Mobile, AdTech/MarketingTech,

              Digital Health, Internet of Things & Fintech startups.

              Marvin
              Liao
              Partner, 500 Startups
                Sheel
                Mohnot
                Partner at 500 Startups

                  Sheel is a partner at 500 startups, focused on FinTech investments. He has 2 exits in the FinTech space, FeeFighters and Innovative Auctions. He is also co-founder of Thistle. Previously, he was head of business development at Groupon, after selling FeeFighters to Groupon in early 2012.

                  Entrepreneur-in-residence at Silicon Valley Bank. Co-Founder

                  and COO Move Loot, online full-service marketplace for buying

                  and selling used furniture. Raised $22M in Venture Capital.

                  Alumna of Y Combinator. Former public school teacher.

                  Shruti
                  Shah

                  EIR at Silicon Valley Bank,

                  formerly Co-FoundeR AND COO at MoveLoot​

                    MODERATORS

                    ROBIN
                    Wauters
                    founding editor of Tech.eu

                      Seasoned European technology journalist and founding editor of Tech.eu, the premier source of European technology news, data analysis and market intelligence. He was formerly the European Editor of The Next Web, and before that a senior editor at TechCrunch.

                      JASMINA
                      Henniova
                      Head of Startups
                      & Community Partnerships at Pioneers

                        She has been an active member of the international startup scene for the last 4 years. She has been identifying and supporting the top tech startups across industries, curating the startup program at various events and working closely with the key ecosystem stakeholders, mainly VC funds and accelerators.

                        HOST

                        CAN
                        Ertugrul
                        Co-Founder of AustrianStartups

                          Co-Founder of AustrianStartups, Austria’s largest, non-profit startup association. After working in various senior roles at three tech companies since 2010, and moderating at Pioneers Festival for 6 years, he currently focuses on communication consulting & coaching, advising startups and writing.

                          FRIENDS & PARTNERS

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                          PARTNER EVENTS

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                          THE VENUE

                          NEWS

                           

                          SCHEDULE

                          NOVEMBER07

                          HOST

                          Can Ertugrul

                          SIDE EVENT

                          NOVEMBER06

                          Meet & Greet

                          Untold Stories Budapest


                          We will host a special meetup the night before the first Untold Budapest Conference.
                          Meet some of the speakers and participating startups and learn from their insights through a panel discussion & pitch session.

                          We will have an honest conversation about the startup scene of the region and its global potential

                          MORE INFO

                          SESSION 1
                          Building companies - Zach Coelius
                          SESSION 2
                          Product - Shruti Shah
                          Session 3
                          Fireside chat with Gyula Feher
                          MOD: Robin Wauters
                          Session 4
                          Fundraising
                          Marvin Liao, Shruti Shah,
                          Gyula Feher, Zach Coelius
                          Session 5
                          Growth - Sriram Krishnan
                          Session 6
                          Sales & Business Development - Amrit Dhir
                          Session 7
                           Expanding to the US - Alexei Chemenda
                          Session 8
                          Fireside chat with Sheel Mohnot
                          MOD: Jasmina Henniova
                          Session 9
                          Lesson learned
                          Sriram Krishnan & John Bonten

                          PARTNER EVENT

                          NOVEMBER07

                          On Nov 7th from 6pm our partners, Hiventures is organizing one of the biggest networking event of the CEE region where investors, accelerators and business angels dress up nicely to mingle with fresh, cutting edge startups and corporate thoughts-leaders. Participant of Untold Stories Conference will receive a VIP ticket for the event.

                          *JOINUS*

                          Be part of #UNTOLDBUDAPEST

                          FORMAT

                          Our formats are 100% founder focused and designed to help them learn & connect efficiently.

                          Full day event of talks, fire-side chats and mentor sessions.

                          TALKS

                          Short practical talks on the different aspects of building your startup. We will touch various topics from growth, product, fundraising through insightful stories of building great companies.

                          Fireside Chats, Panels

                          Off-the-record and honest discussions uncovering professional and personal insights of building exciting companies.

                          Group Office Hours, Mentor Sessions

                          Besides the talks, we create various interactive formats, where speakers become mentors and give custom advice to the participating startups.

                          TICKET TYPES

                          Startup Ticket
                          (100 startups / max. 200 attendees)

                          30 EUR + VAT

                          Startups need to apply for invitation. Selected startups will receive the code to access startup tickets. We have rolling acceptance, so the faster you apply, the bigger the chance you will get a ticket.

                          General Admission

                          (max. 30 attendees)

                          699 EUR + VAT

                          Not a Start Up? No problem.

                          This event is primarily for startups but we have a very limited number of tickets for VCs, accelerators, corporate innovators and ecosystem builders. It's a great opportunity to connect with our speakers and our curated audience of startups.

                          HOW TO APPLY FOR AN INVITATION

                          1

                          Apply for Invitation

                          2

                          Selection process

                          The application is on a rolling basis. You will get a response in 5 days. Tickets might be gone by the application deadline. 

                          We will select those 100 startups who can benefit the most from our program and they will receive an invitation to unlock the Startup Tickets.

                          3

                          Grab your tickets!

                          After receiving the invitation, you will have 7 days to purchase your tickets, otherwise, we might release them to someone else.

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