Join the main stage to hear local and international speakers who will present the most relevant startup topics.

Startup Fair. Adapt 2023 is organized by the Startup Lithuania – a division of Innovation Agency Lithuania. More information is here.

Main stage agenda

10:00–10:20 | Opening

Aušrinė Armonaitė (Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania)

Roberta Rudokienė (Head of Startup Lithuania)

10:20–10:50 | Founders' Talks: the Road to Unicorn

Moderator: Roberta Rudokienė (Head of Startup Lithuania)

Davis Siksnans (Printful co-founder, Managing Director at Draugiem Capital)

Daumantas Dvilinskas (Co-Founder and CEO of TransferGo)

Vytautas Kaziukonis (Founder and CEO at Surfshark)

10:50–11:05 | Economic Whiplash: Tech Cycle Booms and Busts of Silicon Valley

Rick Rasmussen (Industry Fellow)

11:05–11:35 | Navigating Through Economic Downturns

Moderator: Inga Langaitė (CEO of the Unicorns Lithuania)

Pijus Makarevičius (CEO & Founder at Furniture1)

Justas Malinauskas (CEO & Co-Founder at Whatagraph)

Darius Žakaitis (Founder and CEO at Tech Zity)

11:35–12:20 | DeepTech - Our Strength and Resilience

Moderator: Dominykas Milašius (Venture Partner at Baltic Sandbox Ventures, Co-founder at Delta Biosciences)

Sandra Golbreich (General Partner at Baltic Sandbox Ventures)

Alex Hamilton (Ecosystems Innovation Analyst at

Žygimantas Susnys (Managing partner at Iron Wolf Capital)

12:20–12:50 | Undiscovered potencial in HeathTech, EdTech and CleanTech sectors

Moderator: Kamilė Mazrimė (Head of Partnerships and Communication at Rockit)

Justina Klyvienė (Founder at Health Tech Accelerator)

Martynas Kandzeras (Founding & Board Member of the Lithuanian Business Angel Network (LitBAN))

Laima Balčiūnė (CEO at Sunrise Tech Park)

12:50–13:10 | Unraveling the Largest Round in CEE This Year - $100M PVcase Series B

Moderator: Arvydas Bložė (Partner at Practica Capital)

David Trainavičius (CEO at PVcase)

13:10–13:25 | Aidapt

Maurice Beckand Verwee (Managing Partner at Curiosity)

13:25–13:55| Breaking Barriers: AI-Driven Startups Revolutionizing Traditional Sectors

Moderator: Kotryna Kurt (Founder and CEO at Linkedist)

Dovydas Čeilutka (President of Artificial intelligence association of Lithuania and Staff Data Scientist at Vinted)

Vita Sture (Founder and CEO at Semantic Intelligence)

Mindaugas Eglinskas (CEO at Pixevia)

13:55–14:30 | What Sets Baltic Startups Apart and Catches the Eye of International VCs ?

Moderator: Jonė Vaitulevičiūtė (Managing Partner at FIRSTPICK)

Peter Sandberg (Founding Partner and CEO at Nordic Secondary Fund)

Oguzhan Ozer (Principal at Earlybird Digital East Fund)

Julian von Eckartsberg (Managing Director Europe at Burda Principal Investments)

14:30–15:00 | Early Stage Startups and Accelerating Programs

Moderator: Dalius Misiūnas, President of ISM university

Greta Monstaviče (Co-founder and CEO at Katalista Ventures)

Alexandra Balkova (Partner & Head of Portfolio at Startup Wise Guys)

15:00–15:30 | Building a Baltic Unicorn with an International or Eastern European First Expansion Playbook

Moderator: Kevin Lösch (Investor at Inventure)

Povilas Rutkauskas (Co-founder of Brigital)

Tony Honkanen (International Head of Expansion at Wolt)

15:30–16:00 | Decoding Go-to-Market Strategy in Turbulent Times

Moderator: Domas Urniežius (Co-founder & CEO at GrowTech)

Dalia Lašaitė (Co-founder and CEO at CGTrader)

Tomas Montvilas (Chief Commercial Officer at Oxylabs)

Andrius Juozapaitis (CEO & Co-Founder at Algori)

16:00–16:30 | GenAI - Empowering Startups with Limitless Opportunities

Moderator: Edmundas Balčikonis (Co-Founder and CEO at Such Much AI)

Laimonas Noreika (CEO & Co-founder at AskToSell)

Kamilė Jokubaitė (CEO at Attention Insight)

Dovydas Van Gucht (Co-founder at Laern)

16:30–17:30 | Pitch Battle Finals

17:30–17:40 | Startup Fair Evolution

Roberta Rudokienė (Head of Startup Lithuania)

17:40–18:00 | Pitch Battle Awards