Posts Tagged ‘kiev’

Kiev Semi-Final of New Europe Venture Contest – FREE registration!

The last time we had a conference in Kiev it was a blast – the event itself, the afterparty, the people me met… I found some historical parallels between modern VCs and Vikings. And last but not least I managed to have a beer with a global VC! It’s great to go back, I’m very excited :-) I will try to (video)blog some of it… but you better experience it for yourself :-) After all – it’s FREE to participate… Capital markets await Ukrainian companies. Success stories and growth strategies for both big and medium companies will be presented on December 1st, 2011 – PwC HQ, Kiev.

Up or out!

One more memory from Kiev where I was for TMT.Ventures’08 Kiev conference. The next day we had a house party at Denis Dovgopoliy‘s place. We were talking about VC business and what’s driving it. To make the long story short it’s the survival of the strongest. Meaning – who delivers the biggest growth – stays. […]

Beware Kiev, VCs are coming back!

Very mobile, well educated and trained, often workaholics, somewhat greedy and therefore effective in whealth creation and trade. They already invested quite a lot of their time in Western Europe, conquered America and then they came to Kiev. Very keen on beautiful local women. Who am I talking about? No, I’m not talking about VCs […]

Kiev networking after-party

Every decent conference has a networking after-party, a cocktail or a bar meet. If there is none the conference is 50% impaired. Demand one from your event organizer or demand your money back ;-) I won’t brag about what should be done at networking parties. You know the drill. I’ll just indulge myself in posting […]

Have a beer with a global VC

Having a beer with a global VC sounds good but try to arrange it and you will learn it is not easy at all. ;-) Here’s my HOW TO and case study from a night before TMT.Ventures’08 Kiev conference. First – you have to understand that a VC may have plenty of money under management […]