September, 2023

Investment Ecosystem Conference (Vol.1-Vol.3)

On September 29th, Axel orchestrated a monumental event – The Investment Ecosystem Conference VOL.2, catapulting Georgia's startup and investment ecosystem onto the global stage
Packed with insightful discussions, inspiring keynotes, and engaging panel sessions, the conference was a beacon of innovation, knowledge-sharing, and networking.

Held at Tes Factory (Artarea), in collaboration with EBAN and GBAN, the event drew over 500 community members, high-profile investors, and promising entrepreneurs under one roof.

As we gear up to share updates, insights, and highlights from the event, let's take a moment to acknowledge the remarkable support of our 60+ partners, whose collective efforts have placed Georgia's startup and investment ecosystem on the global map.
From the private and public sectors to donor organizations, each entity played a pivotal role in ensuring the success of this endeavor.

This achievement not only warrants celebration but also fuels our determination for the journey ahead. With unity and unwavering commitment, we eagerly anticipate the challenges and opportunities that lie on the horizon.

A heartfelt THANK YOU goes out to our partners, including EBAN, GBAN, The USAID Economic Security Program, and many more, for their invaluable contributions.
Among the conference's highlights were compelling panel discussions and keynote speeches featuring leading investors and entrepreneurs from around the world. Topics ranged from the essentials of angel investing to the pivotal role of women in the ecosystem, offering invaluable guidance to startups on their journey to success.

The event also showcased up to 20 visionary entrepreneurs – including Axel’s portfolio startups and other promising companies from Georgia and the Caucasus region. Founders pitched their ideas to a diverse audience, including Georgian Angel Investors, EBAN’s Executive and Director Board Members, GBAN, CAREC Regional VC Funds, and Angel Networks, with the aim of captivating local stakeholders and attracting potential investors from across the globe.

With over 600 dedicated startupers, founders, and investors in attendance, the conference was a testament to the power of innovation and collaboration.

Among the standout startups were Agronnect, Awork, Arrival, Kovzy, Wempler, and many more, each representing the vibrant spirit and potential of Georgia's burgeoning startup ecosystem.

As we reflect on the success of The Investment Ecosystem Conference VOL.2, we are reminded of the boundless possibilities that lie ahead. Together, let's continue to propel Georgia's startup ecosystem to new heights of innovation and prosperity.