May 31 - June 1, 2019
Minsk, Belarus

Discover emerging technologies & emerging tech
hubs right in the heart of the New East.
Join us in 2019!
NEW SPACE
TO WATCH
The startup and innovation scene from the New East – Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, CIS and Central Asia – is growing fast and in a very dynamic direction. This is the new space to watch in the tech industry. EMERGE is the new space to be.
EMERGE 2018 IN NUMBERS
1450+
attendees
70+
investors
80+
startups
100+
speakers
MEET OUR 2018 SPEAKERS
Paris, France
Supermodel, Philanthropist and Angel Investor
Nikita Obukhov
Moscow, Russia
CEO and Founder of Tilda Publishing
Tiago Correia
London, UK
Global Digital Business Development Manager - Innovation at Warner Music Group
Rebecka Carlsson
Stockholm, Sweden
Climate activist, entrepreneur and NASA Singularity University alumni
Oscar Kneppers
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Founder at Rockstart Accelerator
Bay McLaughlin
Hong Kong
IoT & Hardware Investor, Co-founder at Brinc
Danil Khasanshin
Moscow, Russia
CEO of the Committee publishing house (vc.ru, TJournal.ru, spark.ru)
Vitaly Laptenok
Kiev, Ukraine
Yury Melnichek
Minsk, Belarus
Founder at AIMATTER, Maps.me, Bulba Ventures
Askar Ramazanov
Moscow, Russia
Co-founder at Chekhov APi and DI Telegraph
Alexander Gornyi
Moscow, Russia
Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at Mail.Ru Group
Evgeny Kurishev
San Francisco, USA
Technical co-founder at Mirror AI
HOW IT WAS IN 2018
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These companies helped us to bring EMERGE 2018 to life.
Minsk has been on the tech radar for some time now. It had success exits, when a video filter app MSQRD was acquired by Facebook in 2016 and in 2017 Google acquired Fabby computer vision app by AIMatter. Finally, Belarus legalises ICOs and cryptocurrencies.
BOOM OF
IT-INDUSTRY
WHY FALL IN LOVE
WITH MINSK?
NO VISA
International attendees and guests do not require visa to travel to Belarus for up to 5 days if flying directly.
Today, Minsk is a vibrant city with an exotic mix of Soviet heritage, new dynamic culture and modern technologies.
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