NOVEMBER 27, 2015
SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATER, BRATISLAVA
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Dominik Balogh last served as the Director of Product Management and Mobile Design at GoDaddy until went IPO in 2015. He had previously co-founded M.dot, a mobile-first solution that enables small businesses and micro-entrepreneurs to manage their mobile presence, which went to raise from Floodgate, SV Angel and multiple other angel investors, until it was sold to GoDaddy for several million USD in 2013. Dominik originally a freelance developer and a Slovak by origin, currently living in the Bay Area.
Mike Butcher is Editor At Large of TechCrunch. Mike has been named one of the most influential people in European technology by Wired UK (for 5 years running) and is a regular broadcaster. He founded the annual European Tech Startup Awards & Conference: TheEuropas.com and has been an advisor on startups to the British Prime Minister and the Mayor of London. He will speak to the audience on his initiative Techfugees, designed to craft tech community's response to the refugee crisis in Europe.
Erja Retzén is Managing Director at Nasdaq Nordic, Global Listing Services. She works closely with existing and future issuers listed on Nasdaq Nordic, and specializes in mining and gaming sectors, as well as in startup and growth companies. Erja joined Nasdaq in 2005 and has held several executive positions at the company. Prior to Nasdaq Erja had managerial roles within marketing communications, business excellence, and project management.
Currently, Paul is running Liquid Labs GmbH in Hamburg, Germany. It is an innovation laboratory building early-stage companies in the FinTech and Logistics segment. Previously, he was a managing partner at Neuhaus Partners from 2006 to 2012. He joined that private fund from SAP AG, where he managed SAP's Corporate Venture fund in Europe from 2000 onwards. Paul was named to head of SAP Ventures Europe in 2001. Paul is both a U.S. and Slovak national.
President of the Slovak Republic
Presentation by iKids
Keynote Presentation - Mike Butcher, Editor at Large, TechCrunch
Award Ceremony - Opening by President of the Slovak Republic Andrej Kiska