NOT YOUR USUAL
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.
We will limit the seats to 200 people
in order to create an intimate atmosphere
for participating founders
to learn and connect.
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.
Tech executive & angel investor
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.
founder-turned-angel & Syndicate leader
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.
Managing Partner at Oktogon Ventures, formerly Co-Founder at Ustream
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.
Partner, 500 Startups
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.
EIR at Silicon Valley Bank,
formerly Co-FoundeR AND COO at MoveLoot
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.
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.
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
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
Building companies - Zach Coelius
Product - Shruti Shah
Fireside chat with Gyula Feher
MOD: Robin Wauters
Marvin Liao, Shruti Shah,
Gyula Feher, Zach Coelius
Growth - Sriram Krishnan
Sales & Business Development - Amrit Dhir
Expanding to the US - Alexei Chemenda
Fireside chat with Sheel Mohnot
MOD: Jasmina Henniova
Sriram Krishnan & John Bonten
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.
Be part of #UNTOLDBUDAPEST
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.
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.
(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.
(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
Apply for Invitation
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.
Grab your tickets!
After receiving the invitation, you will have 7 days to purchase your tickets, otherwise, we might release them to someone else.