12 SEPTEMBER 2018

HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL, WARSAW



Matchmaking
Summit



CEE Capital Markets & FinTech Matchmaking Summit

The aim of the CEE Capital Markets & FinTech Summit is to match Investors with Companies. Our aim is to connect Great Companies with Smart Money, focusing on 3 stages in a company’s capital raising life-cycle: Start-Ups; Expansion Stage; and “Undiscovered Gems”.

8:00– 9:15 Registration and VIP Breakfast

9:15 – 9:45 Opening KeyNote Address: How CEE’s Companies and Capital Markets are battling to the top of the world’s stage.

9:30 – 10:15 VIP Panel: Raising capital in CEE – versus non-CEE options: Capital knows no borders, and companies have a multitude of capital raising options. While CEE markets remain the leading choice, other options include non-public/PE investors from places like Silicon Valley or Israel, and non-traditional public exchanges such as Scandinavia, London or the U.S.
Panelists:
Warsaw Stock Exchange, Jacek Fotek, CFO
Seedrs (UK), Jeff Kelisky, CEO

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee and Networking

10:45 – 12:45 Break-out Sessions/Matchmaking (in 2 break-out rooms):

10:45 – 12:45 StartUp Pitches: 20 brilliant or brash business ideas (for those looking for 100,000 euro to 500,000 euro). Company must be pre-qualified (via website application). Limited to 5 minutes.

10:45 – 12:45 “Expansion or Next Stage”: 10 revenue-generating companies in next stage of financing (Euro 500,000 -5,000,000). Company must be pre-qualified (via website application). Limited to 10 minutes.

10:45 -12:45 “Undiscovered Gems” – 7 Publicly-listed companies set for rapid growth, unanticipated profitability, or exceptional capital gains. Top companies from different sectors present their case. Disruptive business models, unique advantages of CEE-based companies, and overlooked niches in CEE. Limited to 15 minutes.

12:45 – 14:00 VIP Networking Luncheon

The Summit concludes at 14:00 and is followed by the evening CEE Capital Markets & FinTech Awards Gala, beginning at 18:30.

 

 

Matchmaking Forms: Connecting Great Companies with Smart Money.

The aim of the CEE Capital Markets Matchmaking Summit is to connect Great Companies with Smart Institutional Investors, focusing on 3 stages in a company’s capital raising life-cycle: Start-Ups; Expansion Stage; and Undiscovered Gems. Our geographic coverage is limited to the Central Eastern Europe region, from the Baltic Sea stretching to the Black Sea. We are open to all industries, including all X-Tech initiatives as well as old-economy ideas that encompass disruptive business models. We welcome private companies backed by angel investors or VC’s, promising young companies with high-growth potential, as well as publicly-listed companies with little research coverage. We are limited to just 49 CEE-based companies in this Matchmaking platform.
The process is as follows:

a) All companies in capital-raising mode must be pre-qualified and submit your Application at the link below. You should choose your category from one of the three “drop-down” menus. After submission, we will confirm your Registration within 2 days.

StartUp Pitches: 20 brilliant or brash business ideas (for those looking for 100,000 euro to 500,000 euro). (5 min presentation). Registration fee of €245 (includes 2 Tickets to attend the evening Awards Gala, plus Logo randing/Promotion at the full event and Awards Gala).

“Expansion or Next Stage”: 10 revenue-generating companies in next stage of financing (Euro 500,000 -5,000,000). (10 min presentation). Registration fee of €495 (includes 2 Tickets to attend the evening Awards Gala, plus Logo Branding/Promotion at the full event and Awards Gala).

“Undiscovered Gems” – 7 Publicly-listed companies set for rapid growth, unanticipated profitability, or exceptional capital gains. Top companies from different sectors present their case. Disruptive business models, unique advantages of CEE-based companies, and overlooked niches in CEE. (15 min presentation). Registration fee of €995 (includes 2 Tickets to attend the evening Awards Gala, plus Logo randing/Promotion at the full event and Awards Gala).

b) Institutional Investors have a faster and simpler registration process: we only want to know what types of companies you are looking for, what stage and what “ticket size” you are interested in. (This is not a platform for private individuals or angel-investors.) Qualified Institutional Investors are Complimentary to the Matchmaking Summit.

Companies Presenting
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Investors Participating

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