EMERGE Conference In Minsk! Discover New East Tech Scene

Over 40 speakers from top international tech-companies, 50+ startups and 100+ investors will gather at EMERGE Conference in Minsk on 17-18 May.

Be the first to tap into tech-scene with the two-day program!

EMERGE is a meeting point for IT-professionals from East (Balkans, Baltics, Eastern Europe and Central Asia) and West (Europe and the US).

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Emerging technologies, challenges and opportunities of the New East, corporate innovations, startup challenge, founders journey, and practical tools are on the agenda.

What is to expect?

The Main Stage will host speakers from Facebook, Microsoft, Warner Music Group, Rybakov Foundation together with investors, ventures and accelerators (Flint Capital, Brinc, Emery Capital, Rockstart, Startup Wise Guys, etc.) and founders of successful Eastern European startups, such as Flo, Jobs Today, Sum&Substance, Readdle.

Unicorn Stage is dedicated to the startup scene of the New East and will host the semi-finals of EMERGE CHALLENGE startup competition.

Up to 50 teams selected from over 208 applications will pitch their projects in thematic tracks.

Network and find partners

Learn how to promote a startup in media, business model canvas, create a pitch deck, apply design-thinking in the Workshop zone.

The speakers will share their expertise in 45-minutes workshops designed to address startupers’ needs.

The conference welcomes leaders of tech and startup-scenes from different countries of the region.

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Here the attendees will meet the founders and partners of Belarusian Ventures such as Haxus, Bulba Ventures.

Representatives of Moscow top tech-companies: Rybakov Foundation, Internet Initiatives Development Fund, Speedinvest, Mail.ru Group, ‘Capital’ Publishing House, Tilda Publishing.

Ukrainian media-companies (Genesis Media); Baltic and European accelerators (Startup Wise Guys, Business Hive Vilnius, Rockstart etc.), Georgian tech-conference, Kazakh tech-park and others.

Minsk has been chosen as a location of the conference because of its blooming IT-sector and recent improvements with visa-free regime.

The Decree “On the Development of the Digital Economy” that comes into force this spring, making Belarus one of the world’s most comfortable countries for IT business.

Full program of the conference is available at emergeconf.io.