Meet and build relationship with senior level General and Limited Partners from the VC & PE industry. Network with fund managers, investors as well as leading service providers and other industry professionals from the CEE region.
Unique Insights from Senior-level Professionals
Access valuable information and shared knowledge from senior-level decision-makers. During multiple panel discussions, keynote presentations, workshop and the world-class speakers will share on & off stage their experience and insights.
Speakers, sponsors and selected LPs will have the opportunity to join a VIP Dinner an evening before the conference to network in more informal atmosphere.
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Attending the Conference means you’ll be hearing insights from the leading experts. Find out who’s attending.
Stay tuned for more speakers – we are constantly adding new names.
Milan Kulich joined Advent in 2007 and focuses on the healthcare and retail and consumer sectors in particular in the CEE region. Prior to Advent, he worked at Deloitte leading M&A and valuations projects across several CEE countries. Milan has an MBA from INSEAD, a BSc in Business Administration from City University, Washington and a BA in Economics from University of Matej Bel, Slovakia
Milan’s investments include Concardis GmbH, Devin, Douglas Holding, Nets, NielsenIQ, Partner in Pet Food, Takko and Zentiva.
Maciej Ćwikiewicz has over 15 years of experience in private equity and strategic advisory. Between 2009 and 2014 he was an Investment Director at ARX Equity Partners (a private equity fund investing in medium-sized enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe), where he focused on industrial and service sectors in Poland. In the strategic advisory, Maciej Ćwikiewicz worked, among others, for McKinsey & Co, Kolaja & Partners (now Alvarez & Marsal) or PwC. He advised primarily private equity funds during commercial due diligence or the performance improvement programs. He advised also entrepreneurs-owners of Polish manufacturing companies such as Kross, POCH, or Dr Irena Eris. On selected projects he acted as an interim manager, such as Chief Restructuring Officer for RUCH, Kross, or Sanitec Budfarfor. Maciej Ćwikiewicz gained international experience in the United States, where in 2000-2001 he worked as an Analyst in Aviation Research at Portland International Airport, and also in Indonesia where he worked at Elnusa in 2002. Maciej Ćwikiewicz graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics, Finance and Banking in 2000 and obtained his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2009. Completed the Venture Capital program at the University of California at Berkeley.
Kerim Turkmen is a Partner of Mid Europa Partners, joining the Firm in 2007. He is a member of the Investment Advisory and Management Committees, and is responsible for deal sourcing, executing and monitoring of investments. Kerim currently sits on the board of 5 of the Firm’s portfolio companies including Pigu, Symfonia, Intive, Cargus and M+ Grupa.
Prior to joining the team, he worked at GMT Communications Partners, a private equity fund specialising in telecommunications and media. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Merrill Lynch in London.
Kerim holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College and an M.Sc. in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.
At EIF since January 2009, Marco is heading the Lower Mid-Market team investing in equity,
hybrid debt / equity and private debt funds across Europe, with a particular focus on the
Northern, Eastern and Southern regions. He coordinates the Lower Mid-Market investment
activity for several fund-of-funds initiatives, each one with specific geographical scope, (i.e.
Turkey, Poland, Baltics, Central Europe, Italy, Portugal). He represents EIF on the Advisory
Boards of over 20 funds.
Prior to EIF, he worked in direct investments, in an Early Stage VC fund, and in management
Marco holds a M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.
Executive Partner of the leading €165mn PE fund in the Baltics INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund managed by the leading asset management group in the Baltics – Invalda INVL, active since 1991. Currently serves as deputy chairperson of the largest environmental management group’s AS Eco Baltia supervisory board and chairperson of supervisory board of its subsidiary AS PET Baltija. Before joining INVL was one of the leading M&A experts in Lithuania with extensive experience in transaction structuring and negotiations, who advised local and international clients on deals with the combined value of almost €2 billion.
Deimante enjoys travelling, reading and doing sports (kitesurfing, snowboarding and running) in her free time.
Andris K. Berzins
Andris is Managing Partner of Change Ventures, the largest seed venture capital fund in the Baltic States that focuses exclusively on backing ambitious founders from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Andris has been a key player in the Baltic ecosystem for a decade, having co-founded the TechHub Riga foundation, the leading Baltic startup event TechChill and the Latvian Startup Association. Andris had a 15 year career as a C-level tech executive in several US, Israeli and European startups, two of which exited for over $100M. He holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a Kauffman Fellow (Class 22).
Jan is responsible for running operations in our funds and the investment company. In addition, he handles relationships with Czech and international investors and, in particular, institutions.
Prior to joining the Jet Investment team in 2018, Jan was employed in the Austrian Erste Group, where he specialized on project credit, especially in real estate, infrastructure, and renewable resources across the entire CEE region. That portfolio was in excess of EUR 1 billion. Within the banking group, he also was involved in consolidation and subsequent sale of bad assets in a total nominal amount exceeding EUR 500 million.
Jan studied at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna and earned the title of magister from Berlin School of Economics and Law.
Pavel Dvorak is a Principal at the EBRD where he focuses primarily on investments in venture capital and private equity funds across the EBRD region. In his previous role of a an economist at the EBRD he developed country and sector strategies, assessed the development impact of investments in a number of sectors including TMT and healthcare and developed new approaches to supporting innovation in the region. Before joining the EBRD, he was a management consultant at Deloitte in Prague. Pavel holds a Ph.D. in Economics from CERGE-EI in Prague and is a CFA and CAIA charter holder.
Ladislav became a Partner at Consillium after 12 years in UBS Wealth Management out of Zurich and Vienna. As an Executive Director he advised HNWI, UHNW and family office clients across Central Europe.
Ladislav is a Harvard Business School Alumnus and holds a Master’s degree from Masaryk University (Law) and Brno University of Technology (Economics).
Viktor is a founder and a partner with Impetus Capital, a private
capital firm in South Eastern Europe. Prior to that he was a Managing Partner
with MMC, a regional corporate finance and management advisory practice. In
MMC, Viktor advised and structured deals in many industries across South
Eastern Europe, including Turley.
Prior to founding MMC and MMC Research, Viktor was the chief financier of the
mass privatisation in the Government of Bulgaria turning 18% of the state-
owned assets into private via public auctions in just two years. He was
instrumental in developing the modern Bulgarian capital markets infrastructure.
During these years, Viktor on behalf of the Government of Bulgaria negotiated
with the EBRD the launch of the first Bulgarian-dedicated private equity fund
(Bulgarian Post-Privatisation Fund). Prior to that Viktor participated in the
establishment of the first private pension fund in Bulgaria and worked in the life
Viktor is a certified management consultant (CMC) since 2001 and served many
years as a chairman of the ethics commission of the Bulgarian Association of
Management Consulting Organisations (BAMCO) and currently is a member of
the BAMCO executive board. Since 2012 Viktor actively participates in
developing the start up and tech ecosystem in Bulgaria.
Viktor holds a degree in Finance from West Virginia Wesleyan College (1993)
and specialization in comparative studies in the University of Oxford (1997).
Tomas Kemtys is a Partner at Contrarian Ventures, having joined the firm in February 2019. He is responsible for overall fund strategy including fundraising, deal sourcing and execution, structuring, investment process and thesis building as well as recruiting, amongst others. Tomas sits on a number of Boards of Contrarian Ventures portfolio companies. Prior to Contrarian Ventures, he was an investment banker with Centerview Partners, a leading independent New York based investment banking and advisory firm. Having worked out of London, Tomas has focused mostly on healthcare and consumer retail but has also worked on transactions in energy, industrials and other sectors. He has executed transactions across various countries including UK, USA, Israel, Jordan, South Africa and others. Other relevant experiences include various positions in BNP Paribas, Société Générale and British Petroleum. Tomas is an alumnus of Finance program in ESADE Business School in Barcelona.
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