The Founders' Day #11 How To Gain Initial Traction for Startup?

The Founders' Day #11
How To Gain Initial Traction for Startup?

Moderator: Ilja Laurs (Founder & Chairman of Venture Capital Fund Nextury Ventures)


Šarūnas  Legeckas, Co-founder @PlaceILive, @Hyperb

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

What makes high achievers successful is grit—a “combination of passion and perseverance”—coupled to their raw talent. Talent is important, but talent multiplied by grit is what builds skill, and skill multiplied by grit equals achievement. (Based on a book by Angela Duckworth). Would like to share our story at Hyperb (PlaceILive) and how we moved from pivot to pivot in search for success. How we struggled and always bounced back. We are still looking where our success is, but we now feel more confident than ever.

Julius Pauliukevičius, Co-founder, CEO

How to gain initial traction when you have only 70 euros

Julius is education enthusiast who has founded personalized learning program, "GoHisto" and digital educational material subscription service for primary education pupils, "". He will share the story of his startups: how they gained initial traction and grew from 70 euros

Panel Discussion Representatives:

Daumantas Kirkutis, Founder, Project manager,
Per Moller, Investor @Circle Venture Capital, CEO @Altechna
Valdemaras Kovalevskis Attorney Assistant, Lawyer at METIDA Law Firm Zaboliene and Partners

 Discussion Questions
- How built traction around your startup?
- How to reach out to influencers in your industry and community, interact with them on social media?
- How entice influencer with an offer they can’t refuse?
- What are some growth tactics early stage startup founders can implement without a large budget?
- Legal advice: how to avoid some pretty serious pitfalls along the way from the start attract your customers.


6:15 PM The participants will be able to get a guided tour of one of the biggest coworking
places in Nothern Europe – UMA Workspace
6:30- 7:00 PM Šarūnas Legeckas
7:00- 7:30 PM Discussion
7:30- 8:00 PM Julius Pauliukevičiuss
8:00- 8:05 PM Short PITCHES
Call a team member to join your startup!
Present your idea for like-minded people who
would love to work together on your idea!
TIME: 15 seconds for one PITCH!
8:00 PM Networking SPOT!

Free Drink Included!
+ free pass for one day UMA membership

The event will be held in English

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