Fireside Chat with Martin Villig (Bolt)

Mon Apr 15 2024 at 05:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Create26 | Budapest

Startup Hungary
Publisher/HostStartup Hungary
Fireside Chat with Martin Villig (Bolt)
Join us on April 15th to hear the Bolt story from the co-founder Martin Villig himself, in a candid fireside chat.
About this Event

Martin Villig, an entrepreneur with over two decades of experience, made his mark in the tech world as a co-founder of Bolt, a leading urban mobility platform. Before Bolt, Martin contributed significantly to Skype’s backend development, learning valuable lessons in tech growth and acquisition. His journey from founding a web design company, ZERO, to shaping Bolt into a revolutionary force in urban transportation highlights his commitment to innovation and sustainability. Beyond business, Martin is passionate about promoting eco-friendly commuting and mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs. His story is a powerful example of entrepreneurial resilience and the impact of technology on society.

On the 15th, you will have the opportunity to hear the captivating story of Bolt's inception, the hurdles overcome, and the strategic decisions that fueled its rapid growth. Martin will share insights into Bolt's fundraising journey, its strategic Go-To-Market approach that spearheaded expansion across the Baltics, CEE, and into Africa, and the company's mission to make cities more people-friendly.

But that's not all. The evening will also shine a light on the vibrant Estonian startup ecosystem, famously known for producing the highest number of unicorns per capita. Learn about the "Skype effect" and how it catalyzed the ecosystem, the ethos of giving back as demonstrated by the Estonian mafia, and the secret ingredients of Estonia's tech magic.

Don’t miss out - RSVP today!


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Create26, Király utca 26, Budapest, Hungary


HUF 3500.00 to HUF 9000.00

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