Unicorn CUP Finals | Fall 2020

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250
VCs & Angels
1000
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Online Zoom Conference
November 20, 2020

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JUDGES

Alexander Soroka
CEO & Founder at Startup.Network
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Jordan Wahbeh
Managing Partner of SV Venture Group, advisor to several companies, VP at Scorpion Capital.
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Gary Fowler
CEO, President, and Co-founder of GSD Venture Studios
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Rami. Al Karmi
Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer at Jordan Ahli Bank
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Rafeh Saleh
Founding Partner of Cubit ventures
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Lior Elkan
Managing Partner at M-Fund Club | Chief Investment Manager at Hyundai Motor Company (CRADLE TLV)
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Ronen Smooha
Founder and Managing Partner at North First Ventures
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Danny Maalouly
Managing Partner - Lebanon Seed Fund at Flat6Labs
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Elie Wurtman
Managing Partner at PICO Venture Partners
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Ayoob Sadeghiani
Startups, Entrepreneurship, Research, Wording.
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Avishay "Jesse" (AJ) Segal
Managing Partner at Valley Date Venture Partners, dealing with business modelling, market-penetration and new-market opening
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Nader Shenouda
Managing Partner of Canas Capital, Dubai, focused on investment advisory and early stage direct investments.
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Mel Larrosa
Vice-President of Business Development at YISSUM, the Tech Transfer Company of the Hebrew University
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Martynov Dmitry
Advisor To The Board at Insolar
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Julien Machot
Managing Partner at VERSO Capital.
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Mustapha Boussaid
Managing Partner at ARKAD Group
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Michal (Mayron) Devir
Managing General Partner & co-founder at Rimonim Agro Fund
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Babatunde Ogunleye-Johnson
Partner at Le Bleu Ventures Ltd
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Joel Wanjohi
Associate Partner at Goodwell Investments
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Kate Yuan
Venture partner and startup advisor based in Silicon Valley
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Mayuresh Raut
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at SEA Fund.
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Sanville Moses
CEO at Waymaker Venture SA
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Kabir Mohamed
Founder and Director of Business Development at DNA Capital.
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Ian Ziddah
Operating Partner at Chanzo Capital, Accra, Ghana.
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Jumana El Saadi
Partner at Silicon Valley Venture & Innovation (SVVI)
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Ronald Kaboye
Ronald the National Director at Human Nature Projets Uganda, a Director of Municipal Alliance for Better and Smart Cities, and a Consultant at the National Youth Council Network, a Focal Point Person of African Network of Young Leaders for Peace and Sust
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Mckevin Ayaba
Founder of Southern Africa Startup Awards CEO of Setup A Startup We help early-stage startups develop into financially stable companies through our Entrepreneurship Enable Programme (EEP), then connect them to potential investors. SASA award best sta
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Varis Sayed
Investor at Fincasa group, Medley Capital & Key investments.
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Alexander Kryshtal
Head of Digital Hub, Raiffeisen Bank Aval
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Michael Counihan
A Partner at NewTech Capital
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Michaela Stephen
Innovation Consultant at Pioneers
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Giuseppe Donvito
Partner at P101 Ventures
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Tatjana Wild
FinTech Partner Tiburon Unternehmensaufbau
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Dmitriy Chernukha
Innovation manager at DTEK
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Martin Bodocky
Founder&Technical Partner at Nation 1
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Jarmo Haapalainen
President at DSMS Inc, Venture Partner Scandinavia at Smartup Capital
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Guenter Kraft
Managing Partner and Founder of Xariva Ventures
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Alena Novgorodskaya
Founder and CEO at Global Israeli Initiative
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Paul G. Putz
Managing Partner bei Danube Angels
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Heidi (Allgaier) Kunz
Investment Manager at Spicehaus Partners AG, Swiss Venture Capital Investor with focus on Fintech, Insurtech, Proprech and Education.
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Aristos Peters
Senior Partner at Quorumm Digital Venture Partners
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Luca Cartechini
VC Investor at Pretiosum Ventures
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Daniela Herrmann
President & Founder Topan® AG
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Kirill Babich
Founder at Malamute Startups Agency | Advisory Board member for Fintech & Venture Capital at Istern Capital
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Pavel Bogdanov
General Partner at Almaz Capital
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Guillaume Kloof
Managing Partner at Valley Date Venture Partners
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João Luis Olivério
Founder at Sales as a System and investor at Mucker Capital. Serial entrepreneur, investor and executive for global tech companies and investment funds, Joao Luis Oliverio build his first company while still at high school, having his first exit still in
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Daniel Dippold
President (Europe) Kairos Society
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Nomso Kana
Board Member of Seda
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Jackie Chen
Founding Partner at NP Capital Inc.
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Henry H. Ngan
Founder&Managing Partner at HHN Capital LLC, Venture Partner at VU Venture Partners
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Tom Kosnik
Venture Partner at FoundersX Ventures, a VC firm focused on ventures using AI, big data in: Ed Tech, Fintech, Health AI, Supply Chain with AI. Robots and Autonomous Vehicles, Food Tech, Agri Tech, Clean Water, Green Energy, Space. Investing in U.S. Startu
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Calvin Ng
General Partner of PLUTUS.VC
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Dr. Ella Li
Partner of ZGC Innovation fund, and also service as the VP of ZGC Capital Corporation in Silicon Valley leading ZGC’s team in investment and incubator operation
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Roger King
Founder of BayAngels
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Jessica Wang
Partner at INP Capital Inc.
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Kate Seledets
Investment Team at 500 Startups
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Chinedu Enekwe
Partner at Aux21 Capital
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Osayi Igharo
Managing Partner at Ripple VC
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Adeel Murtaza
Head of E-commerce Technology at Unilever | Founder and Partner at shareVentures.
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Brett Noyes
Founder and Managing Director of Unbank.Ventures
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Dr. Eike B. Post
Managing Partner at Nuclear Block Ventures
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Jesus Mauricio Flores
Principal at HACK Fund
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Alexandre Uehara
Founder and Head of Innovation at Innov8 Mindset & Strategy
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Massimo Fasoli
Co-founder and Partner of Sequitur Capital
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Pavel Veselovskiy
Manager at Technology Practice, PwC Russia
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Andriy Zinchuk
Managing Director at Demium
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Vaclav Pavlecka
CEO of investment fund Air Ventures
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Milos Arambasic
Startup Mentor & Adviser | Startup Ecosystem & Community Builder
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Owen Reynolds
VC Investor at Pretiosum Ventures
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Daniel Andres
Co-Founder and Partner at Spicehaus Partners AG
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Mathias Falcenberg
Lead New Business Validation at Merck
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Dr. Irène Y. Kilubi
Digital Personal Brand Creator | Startup Consultant & Strategist | Innovation Scout
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Dr. Karl Schäcke
Managing Partner at INSPIRO
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Dennis Kirpensteijn
Managing Director Germany at Faraday Venture Partners
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Mel Larrosa
Vice-President of Business Development at YISSUM
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Mondher Khanfir
Investment Advisor, Author and Speaker
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Gbolade Okeowo
Investment Associate at Kuramo Capital Management.
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Dr. Mohamed Warda
Founder & CEO @CoatConnect Medical Doctor | Entrepreneur | Data Analyst | Blockchain Enthusiast | Strategist | FX & Cryptocurrency Investor
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Roberto Croci
Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups MEA at Microsoft
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Herston Powers
Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures
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Kanehiro (Shuai Xu) YOSHIDA
Bridging corporates and innovators by open innovation at Agorize Japan.
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Raghubir Sinha
Investment Committee at 50K Ventures
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Amandeep Singh
Venture Partnerships at Honda Motor Co. & Advisor at Investocracy VC
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Sagar Tandon
Founding Member at Moonshot Ventures || Venture Affiliate at MIT D-Lab
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Dalal AlGhawas
Program Director at Big Idea Ventures
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Sid Mewara
Managing Partner, M2 Capital Partners
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Eva Law
Chairman, Association of Family Offices in Asia Chairman, Asia Co-Investors Club General Partner, CAG International
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Jake Booker
Investment Associate, Investible
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Aga Manhao
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Future Health Asia
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Scott Krivokopich
Managing Partner at 1982 Ventures
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Hendrik Schwartz
Partner Sanpei Ventures, Partner at Re-Hub Singapore, Co-Founder Somin.ai, Investor
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Alex Friedberg
Co-founder at BXB Capital
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Volker Heistermann
Venture Partner at the US$ 100M TPTF fund and previously worked at Google, AT&T, Commerzbank and investment bank Rutberg & Co.
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Hoay Beng Ooi
Managing Director at Falconcrest Limited
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Cassio Spina
Founder and President of Anjos do Brasil and Lead Partner of Altivia Ventures.
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Roman Nikitov
Head of ICU Ventures
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Matheus Munford
Managing Partner at Steinbock Capital
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Kieran Gartlan
Managing Director at The Yield Lab.
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Paul Smith
Managing Partner at QALA Partners.
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Aldo Schenone
Founder and CEO of Palgo Peru, Founder of Globalsat Peru and ST2
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Pedro Mesquita
Investment Analyst at Mindset Ventures
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Juliane Butty
Juliane is Head of Startup at Platzi, largest online education platform for tech professional in Latin America
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Rodrigo Fajardo
Program manager of UTEC Ventures, a leading LatAm based accelerator focused on startups scaling in emerging markets
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Ryan Wang
Founding Partner at Outpost Capital, LLC.
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J. Skyler Fernandes
Founder&General Partner at VU Venture Partners.
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Miko Matsumura
General Partner at Gumi Ventures
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Rico Pang
Co-founder at Sanctum Ventures; Executive Director at Global Blockchain Organization.
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Anton Neschadim
Venture Capital at the GreenSky Capital Inc.
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Kelly Luo
Founder and Investor at Mans International
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Jules Walker
Senior Director, KPMG’s Emerging Technology Practice.
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Keith Herman
Founder of IPA Equities
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Sunil Ranka
Partner at ZNL Ventures and founder of Predikly
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Dave Martinez
CEO and Founder of Dave Martinez Ventures.
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Hussain Almarhoon
Founding Managing Partner of Hala Ventures, an early stage venture capital that focuses on tech startups.
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Anil Joshi
Managing Partner at Unicorn India Ventures, an SEBI approved venture fund under AIF-I Category. The investment thesis of the Fund is to invest in incubation stage, accelerator stage, seed stage, start-up stage, early stage and growth stage companies in In
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Tolga Onuk
Startup Advisor & Private Investor
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Nigel Allman
Managing Partner at Ashton Consulting Board
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Giles Farley
Director at ICU Ventures
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Julien Machot
Managing Partner at VERSO Fund
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Abid Malik
Managing Director, Indus Venture
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David Mandel
As an angel investor invested in over 500 start-ups to date.
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Narayanan Ganapathy
CEO at Angivest Ventures, CFA. I run an angel investment firm based in Bahrain. We are launching our own securities token issuance platform in the Middle East.
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Marcelo Carrullo
Marcelo leads Drummond Ventures focusing on the Brazil-US connection.
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Alexander Starchenko
Managing Partner at First Imagine Ventures 5+ years in deep-tech venture investments 25+ years of experience in the power and investment business 20+ years of board member experience o Public Policy and Government Relations experience Technical Degree
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Alexander Velikiy
Managing Partner at Icebreaker Capital. Co-Founder at Wplace Tech, Clever Systems and Educatix
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Dr. Janét M. Aizenstros
Executive Chair for AH & Ventures Family Office & JA Foundation, Global Goodwill Ambassador, UN Global Compact Partner
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Jim Simmons
Managing Partner at Simmons Goodspeed Ventures
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Sudhir Kadam
Current Portfolio: Body Motion Virtualization (AR/VR/XR), IIoT for Industry 4.0, Wearables/Medical Devices (IoT/AI), Sports Analytics (C/Vision), Enterprise/B2B, Mobile Money Transfer, and Secure Digital Signature (SaaS). He is highly networked in startup
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Preeti Chaudhary
Head of Investments, Partnerships & Alliances at Infocrest LLP. Founder of LinkedinLocal India - the Linked Inc property & community that is now present in 240+ cities of the world!
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Peter Hlavnicka
Mentor, Venture Partner, Author, Board Director, COO, IP Licensing, Commercialization & Compliance, Brand Protection, Supply Chain Security, Operations.
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Fredrik Tukk
Head of Innovation Scouting at Maersk Drilling.
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Selene Daswani
Managing Partner, GenerServ, Startup Investor & Mentor
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Pradip R Subramaniam
CEO of Growtech Innovations
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Hui Hong
Business & Programme Director, BlueChilli HealthTech
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Ketevan Ebanoidze
Co-founder and Co-CEO of Impact Hub Tbilisi
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Vikram Upadhyaya
Chief Mentor, GHV Accelerator
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Nalan Uysal
Founder of HERA - Strategy and Advisory Company & Venture Capital Investor
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Sandro Kandelaki
General Manager at Business Accelerator Spark
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Selcuk Ergin
Managing Partner at Boza Ventures
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Rahul Mandal
Strategy Analyst (Strategy & Planning) at Ras al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) in a Government Advisory role
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Ömür Filiz
Founder&CEO at Technolera Venture Lab
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Basem Abu Dagga
Co-founder and CEO of Aster Global Partners. Passionate about VC in Health care and Education and RE.
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Victoria Mehran
Associate at Expert Dojo. Seasoned financial analyst, worked in various industries of S&T, Semidocuctor, Automotive, E-commerce, and Private Equity. With extensive knowledge in Forecasting, Budgeting, Cash Flow analysis, Business Development, M&A
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Truc Tran
Investment Associate at ESP Capital
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Yalçın Baran
PRINCIPAL OWNER at INVESTCOMP
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Francis Simisim
COO & Co-Founder of Warpgate Ventures, a Venture Studio based in Singapore and Philippines
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Vivek Srinivasan
Co-Founder, Startups Club
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Pradita Astarina
Senior Vice President of Investment and Business Development at Cakra Ventures (CVI).
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Guillaume Kloof
Managing Partner at Valley Date Venture Partners, assisting high potential startups to expand and grow through business development and ultimately getting them funded. After various successful cases, we're looking to give startups the best chance to get
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Ik Kanu
Founding Partner at Atlantica Ventures, Kauffman Fellow Class 23. Experienced in the technology, media and telecom space: Private Equity, Venture Capital, strategy and operations consulting, technology commercialization and due diligence, business modelli
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Lee Greene
Managing Director of HealthInc: A healthtech scale-up accelerator and Chairman of the Explanate Group. As a digital health serial entrepreneur Lee leverages his wealth of knowledge and seasoned experience to help drive the growth of life-changing startups
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Varad Rajan Krishna
Co-founder of 100 Open Startups Global Movement, angel investor and mentor
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Canberk Mersin
Founder of SADIK VENTURES, CFO & Board Member at PARTNER REPUBLIC, Board Member at SADIK GRUBU
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Subrata Patra
Venture Partner at ah! Ventures
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Charles Yu
Principal at Bling Capital
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Kailash Nath
Senior Associate at Bharat Innovation Fund
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Steven Yung
Managing Partner at Glocal LLC
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Pankaj Gupta
Managing Partner at EthAum Venture Partners
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Geoffrey Handley
General Partner, Haitao Capital
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Ajmal Aman
Managing Partner at Hemisphere Capital
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Savas Unsal
Founder at UNSAL GLOBAL VENTURES
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Shailesh Ghorpade
Managing Partner of Exfinity Venture Partners
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Ali Sadhik Shaik
Director of Product Management at LetsVenture
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Janet Lee
CEO of Venture Capital Network Pte Ltd
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Colin Chau
Managing Partner (Investment) at Trenda Capital
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Eva Law
Chairman, Association of Family Offices in Asia, Asia Co-Investors Club and CAG International
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Hesham Zreik
CEO FasterCapital, Forbes TOP-50 Angel Investors
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Pierre Martensson
Venture Partner at Antler & Managing Partner at The Scale Factory
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Say Wei (Eric) Neo
Group Chief Executive – RF International Holdings, Director – RF Fund Management and Chairman – Neo & Partners Global
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Usama Wahab Khan
Managing Partner at Evolution Capital (VC) | Community Speaker at Microsoft| CTO at Evolution Technologies’s
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Anil Joshi
Managing Partner at Unicorn India Ventures
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Paulina Bialek
Head of Expara VirTech Global Accelerator
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Joseph Mocanu
Managing Partner of Verge HealthTech Fund
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Leesa Soulodre
General Partner at R3i Ventures. DeepTech & MedTech Pioneer. Educator. Superconnector.
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Ruchi Dana, MD, MBA
Partner of DANA Group, Venture Partner of FundRx
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Denis Valvachev
Senior Managing Partner at Quarter Partners
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Louiza Chitour
Program & Partnerships Manager at Plug and Play MENA
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AGENDA

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1 Session
9:00 am (London time): A group startups LIVE pitch
Opening remarks & organizers presentation
Judges introduction
A group startups batch
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11:20 am (London time): B group startups LIVE pitch
Judges introduction
B group startups batch
Remarks & Networking
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3:00 pm (London time): A group startups LIVE pitch
Opening remarks & organizers presentation
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A group startups batch
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5:20 (London time): B group startups LIVE pitch
Judges introduction
B group startups batch
Winners' announcement
The official Closing ceremony of the Unicorn Cup Finals
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VENUE

Online Zoom Conference

Unicorn CUP Finals | Fall 2020,
November 20, 2020

Join Unicorn CUP® – the World Largest Startup Pitch Contest where famous VCs meet the best startups from all over the world!

Only 25 extraordinary startups presenting each their country will pitch live at the UNICORN CUP Finals: 1-day event!

Best startups were selected during the Preliminary Unicorn Battles® that took place online covering 125 cities of the world on 5 continents this Fall. 

You will see incredible international startups from different industries: AI, FinTech, HealthTech and General – one-day event – all in one place! 

In addition, the best startups from all over the world will participate in EXPO - presenting their solutions and ideas that you can explore and contact directly.

We have already organized more than 240 Unicorn Battles in various cities of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, South America, Africa, Australia and the USA.

As our statistics show: $120mln were received in funding by our WINNERS. 

Famous VCs and Angel-Investors will join us to find the best deals for their portfolios, and so can you!

Guests of the event will also vote online for the Best Startup in the Audience Awards nomination.

Be our Guest to:

• Enjoy great networking with famous people;

• Find the best investment opportunities;

• Open up new ways for business development

• Become a part of the disruptive startup community

• Learn how to launch the startup

• Be inspired by the amazing ideas

• Meet your potential investors and partners


See you at the Unicorn CUP Finals this Fall!

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