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BHV STARTS PITCHING SESSIONS-2018

Call for LT&LV startups! Pitch your product, join our pipeline, and get funded.

Dear startups, we are launching BHV-pitching season-2018! On February 2, 2018, we invite up to 15 startups to pitch from the stage at our BHV home building.

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On December 21st we had a pitch session (together with GoTech). We had 16 projects there. The winners, along with other startups who made their pitches, will cooperate with the incubator.

About BHV

Founded in 2010, Business Hive Vilnius (BHV) is one of the oldest startup incubator and technology hubs in the Baltics. Primarily focused on hardware, security, blockchain, AI, fintech and enterprise software startups. BHV offers its residents: introductions to investors and financial networks, mentorship, events, and support from leading industry experts.

For startups

BHV hosts and incubates Lithuanian, CEE and CIS startups throughout the differing elemental stages of their evolution (mostly from pre-seed to A). We are highly focused on the technological and innovational industries, primarily; hardware, security, blockchain, AI, enterprise software, and fintech, among others.

For investors

By the mid of 2018, our pipeline will grow to up to 80 startups from technological and innovation industries, mainly hardware, security, blockchain, AI, enterprise software, fintech, and some others. Most of them are at pre-seed/seed stage, with, at least, MVP and some traction (we don’t invest time and money in ideas), marketing strategy, and a good potential for growth.

CO-WORKING AND EVENT SPACE

BHV office, coworking and hacker space is over 2 000 square meters - and more space is to come in 2018. We have technical facilities to create or improve any product, to dismantle it and to make it better, more beautiful, more functional. When we say a product, we mean everything you can dream of or you like to improve – the furniture, the computer video card, urban public transport, Lithuania and the world or even yourself. We also have conference hall facilities, parking, kitchenettes and office space to rent.

Events

In 2017 BHV hosted and organized more than 30 events, including hackathons, cluster events, seminars, master-classes, conferences, etc.

Our partners

BHV partners with the most significant local and global market players, including Invest Lithuania, Enterprise Lithuania, Ministry of Economy, MITA, Startup Lithuania, Lithuanian Innovation Center, GoTech, and others.

Team

MARIUS PAREŠČIUS

CEO and founder

BHV was found by Marius Pareščius; a well-known IT and security expert, Lithuanian serial entrepreneur, and an IT-counselor to the Lithuanian Parliament. Being one of Lithuania's IT-pioneers and the managing director of Lithuanian Cluster Association, Marius shares his expertise by mentoring startups from Lithuania, the CIS and the European Union, participating in industry workgroups within the EU Institutions, and speaking at various industry conferences worldwide.

SANDRA GOLBREICH

Business Development

Sandra Golbreich - Business Development Director. Sandra is an IT and startup industry expert, serial IT-entrepreneur (devs.lt and other projects outside the Baltics), industry events speaker (Login, Techchill, SWITCH) and a mentor of fintech and software Baltic startups. As a part of the BHV team Sandra is responsible for global partnerships and key-investor relations. Her main goal is to bring smart money, talents and global expertise to Lithuania.

ERIKA PAREŠČIENĖ

Coworking, event space and community

Erika Pareščienė - Co-working and event space manager. Erika is an event industry professional. Her previous experience includes organising private events in Germany and worldwide for foreign clients, and for creating exclusive world tours for many Lithuanian tourists. At her current position, she is charged with making every event organiser and visitor happy, and every event a success. She also loves to make startups feel right at home here in BHV.

ANASTASIJA KOROTKOVA

Startup Acquisition in Russia and CIS

Anastasija Korotkova - Startup acquisition manager. Anastasija has worked in many facets of the IT industry in a multitude of differing positions; from HR-departments to marketing manager, she knows the industry from within and has an eye for talent. Her main goal is to pre-select the best startups for the BHV pipeline.

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