In-Person Event

How to Start a Global Startup: Meet Founders from YC, Techstars, 500 & more

Learn how to launch a global startup

Jul 02, 2022
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
10 Dodo Abashidze Str., Tbilisi, Georgia
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If you would like to learn from founders with deep startup experience, then join us for this 'Global Startup' panel event. Hear candid talks by successful entrepreneurs, sharing best practices, strategies and mistakes to avoid from those who have done it before. How do you get started on your entrepreneurial journey? How do you appeal to global markets? How should you structure your business? How do you find talented people to join your team? What is it really like to build a successful company, and what are the steps necessary? How participation in a world-class acceleration program can shape your startup? (Please note that the panel discussion will be in English.)

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a global startup
  • Anyone who wants to meet local investors, accelerators, and founders
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the resources available for local entrepreneurs
  • Anyone who wants to learn how startup accelerators work 

Who are the Speakers?

  • Gega Tsurtsumia, Co-founder & Co-CEO, PAYZE (500 Startups Georgia, Y Combinator)
  • Lasha Antadze, Founder, Shelf Network (Techstars Berlin)
  • Anano Dolaberidze, Co-founder & CEO, Phubber (500 Startups Georgia)
  • Eralp Hatipoglu, Co-founder, (Startup Yard, MIT Enterprise Forum CEE)
  • Moderator: Nato Chakvetadze, Program Coordinator, Startup Programs - EMEA, 500 Global

What is the Agenda?

  • Panel Discussion with Founders of Georgian Startups
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Networking


For more information about the investors, accelerators, incubators, and tech events available in Tbilisi, see our list of Startup Resources.



Giorgi Tsurtsumia

Co-founder & Co-CEO @ PAYZE


Nato Chakvetadze


Lasha Antadze

Founder @ Shelf Network


Anano Dolaberidze

Co-founder & CEO @ Phubber


Eralp Hatipoglu

Co-founder @

Platinum Partners


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