19 to 20 October 2019, Vilnius
Join Edtech Hackathon 2019 and spend the weekend hacking and reshaping the way children, teens, and adults learn about the world around them
It is a great place for making new acquaintances that can be useful for your career in the future1
Experts from different fields will share their knowledge and insights, introduce the basics of business3
Event brings together people of different professions to generate ideas and develop solutions2
Teams will meet professionals to get a hands on mentoring to shape and successfully develop an idea4
Event Moderator @ Edtech Hackathon
HR generalist, lecturer
Director @ VU Business School
Director of the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and CEO of Inno-Negev technology accelerator at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
As part of his role at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Yossi is the director of the Bengis Center, the first academic entrepreneurship and innovation center in Israel. Under this umbrella Yossi is leading many frameworks designed for the promotion of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology including 4 communities for developers and entrepreneurs, two international open innovation competitions, more than 150 events each year, heading a group of over 50 leading mentors and more. Furthermore, Yossi is the founder and CEO of Inno-Negev, BGU’s technology accelerator and Innovation Gateway technological hub. All of these programs are being led in cooperation with leading organizations such as Google, Amazon, Intel, Mercedes, a variety of service providers, governmental organizations, other academic institutions etc.
In addition to his role at Ben-Gurion University, Yossi is the founder and CEO of Yozma Consulting, an international business consulting firm, which supports its customers from the public sector (cities, regions and governments), investors and multinationals in formulating and executing projects, crafting innovation encouraging strategies and in strengthening their innovative eco-systems while becoming a vital part of it.
Board member of the Lithuanian Business angel network
Martynas Kandzeras is an experienced investor and business developer who boasts more than fifteen years’ experience developing ventures in Lithuania as well as many other European countries. Currently, a managing partner in the investment company ‘Blue Flight’, Martynas oversees early-stage investments in startups and their ongoing development. In addition to this, he is a co-founder of the largest recruitment company in the Baltics – ‘Biuro’ and the private school ‘Pažinimo medis’. Martynas is also a board member of the Lithuanian business angel network, which unites more than seventy business angels and invests in a wide range of business projects. As an avid and active supporter of entrepreneurship, Martynas is always open to discuss and undertake new exciting opportunities and challenges.
Trade Marketing Manager Baltic @ L'Oreal Baltic
As trade marketing manager, I'm responsible for activities in retail stores, all beauty and information on leaflets, stoppers, wobblers, posters must be created in collaboration with marketing and sales teams by company rules and guidelines.
Partner @ BeeUp GmbH Project Manager @ Digital Academy
For 8 years, Olga has been simultaneously engaged in professional, business, and academic activities as a management consultant, researcher, and educator. Having selected to combine and deliver these activities at a competitive level, she pursues a challenging mission that provides her with nerdy excitement.
Olga believes that business can fuel science and science can substantially contribute to the business. While continuously working on an international level, she makes it happen through leading projects, advising businesses and individual professionals, producing research, and coaching all those willing to build their acumen in entrepreneurship and management. As a proponent of full engagement in consulting that includes research, advisory and, on demand, implementation services, she commits to every business case as if it was her own. Leadership, family business, and entrepreneurship topics are her cup of tea, with an additional track record in marketing, brand management, and community building.
Fund manager @ CTICIII LLP Verslo angelų fondas II
D.Rakauskaite, CFA, is a fund manager of CTICIII LLP Business angels fund II and LLP Business angels fund I, investing together with business angels.
Since 2010 together with partners team have invested close to 20 mio EUR to more than 30 start-ups.
She has more than 18 years of experience in private equity fund investing activities. Main focus of professional activity is financial budgeting and deal structuring.
Entrepreneur, Business Angel
Head of Business Development @ Montonio Finance
Antanas Bernatonis is Head of Business Development at Montonio Finance and International Business bachelor student at Vilnius University.
Having 5 years of experience in project management, business development and sales, Antanas worked with companies in various fields as well as with the events and projects for youth empowerment in the countryside. After summer internship in New York at World Youth Alliance, organisation that worked on promoting the dignity of the human person in bodies like United Nations and European Parliament, Antanas joined Turing Society as co-founder and lead at Turing Students - Vilnius. After that he began to work with renewables at the company Nectar Sun, which specialised in solar innovations and led the B2B sales team towards company expansion in Europe. Today Antanas is taking role as head of business development at Estonian startup Montonio Finance, working with Fintech PoS solutions.
Education transformation growths rapidly. Learn what opportunities business has over the innovation in education system while hacking your way into Edtech.
VU Business School is committed to making participation in the event a harassment free experience for everyone.
Welcome speech, Rules&Agenda
Yosef (Yossi) Shavit
Our guest speaker will present the best practices for pitching you ideas in a good manner.
How to present your ideas to the board of investors.
Sauletekio ave. 22, Vilnius
Hackathon will take place on Saturday to Sunday.
The venue will be open:
07:00 – 22:00 Saturday
07:00 – 19:00 Sunday
Bus 4G and 5G;
Trolleybus 2, 10, 19 and others
Bus Stop: Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas
Bike lockers outside the venue
Car parking will be provided for the participants