April 28-29, 2014

Tallinn University of Technology, MEKTORY (Raja 15, Tallinn, Estonia)



Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, one of the "Fathers of the Internet", Distinguished Visiting Scientist at NASA`s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California & Washington D.C.;
Micke Paqvalen, Founder and Operational Chairman at Kiosked, serial entrepreneur living and working mainly in Europe;
David Bizer, Partner at Talent Fountain, ex-Google & ex-Netscape recruiter, Paris;
Taavet Hinrikus, Co-founder, TransferWise, London;
Martin S. Hauge,  General Partner, Creandum, Venture Capital & Private Equity, Stockholm;
Toby Moore, Managing Partner, Imprimatur Capital Fund Management, Riga & London;
Christian Thaler-Wolski, Venture Partner at Wellington Partners, Mentor at Seedcamp, Berlin;
Jari Mieskonen, Managing Partner at Conor Venture Partners, Espoo;
Tom Henriksson, Partner at Open Ocean Capital, Helsinki;                                    
Deborah Magid, Director, Software Strategy, IBM Venture Capital Group, Silicon Valley; Richard Allan Horning, Lawyer at Reed Smith LLP, Silicon Valley;
Fadi Bishara, Founder & CEO of BlackBox, SiliconValley;                                                        Tim Draper, Founder & MD at Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Founder of Draper University, Silicon Valley;
Many more TBC


The PROGRAM of Latitude59 2014 is featuring discussions on the challenges of start-up growth  & going global; term sheets & valuationstalent acquisition strategies to attract and hire top candidates, how to find follow-on investors when coming out of accelerators and preparing for Exits. And of course, networking with start-ups, investors, serial entrepreneurs and students.

As a highlight, there is a Latitude59 pitch contest powered by StartupWiseGuys 
introducing the most promising startups from countries 300 kilometers either side of Latitude59. 
The grand prize of 5000 will be presented by one of the pillars of the Estonian startup scene, Skype. Apply for it NOW!


About Latitude59

The go-to place for the Nordic and Baltic start-up scene in the spring.

Welcome the Light!

The goal of the conference is to bring together innovators and startup entrepreneurs in Tallinn, Estonia to meet angel investors, VC's and those supporting the global expansion of companies.

Latitude is a partner of Estonian ICT Week - a whole week full of smart ICT events that bring together bright brains from all around the world.

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