Starta Accelerator is excited to host a small informal networking breakfast in Tallin with Alla Levina, Head of Program at Starta Ventures and Zaya Kadyrova, Principal at EBRD Venture Capital Starta Accelerator is a NYC-based accelerator that helps companies with European roots to grow their business in America. Accelerator’s main mission is to introduce startups to best practices, trusted advisers and mentors, and overcome cultural differences through a customized educational program that help startups to gain traction in U.S. and become part of the local startup and investing ecosystem. Please come join us for some free coffee, breakfast and networking! If you are interested in expanding your startup to US, we opened up the applications, please apply over here. The acceleration lasts for 3.5 months. Next batch starts in August 2018. Application deadline- June 5th. What we are looking for in a startup: willingness to enter American market MVP and global product potential B2B, B2SMB, B2B2C model traction ability to spend 3+ months in New York What we are offering: we give 130K in pre-seed money + operational expenses+ partenship&sponsorship bonuses for 7% of equity. US Office Boarding & Adaptation: NYC office space Assistance for daily life (Visa, apartment rental, transportation, family & children relocation support) Business assistance (legal, accounting, operations) Business Development: Education (seminars, workshops, round table and webinars) Mentorship & Investor connection PR & Marketing to raise awareness in US market Demo Days, Startup events & Industrial events Curious to see our life in New York? Follow us on FB! : https://www.facebook.com/startaaccelerator About the Speakers Alla Levina is Head of Program @ Starta Accelerator based in NYC Alla is an experienced entrepreneur with a heavy background in marketing and communications. She has a passion for innovation and building strong game-changing teams. Alla is a co-founder of Black Friday, Russia’s first e-commerce platform for aggregation of event-based discounts with over 15 million active users. Her love for the startup ecosystem led her to the role of Head of Program at Starta Accelerator, a NYC based program that empowers startups from Europe through exclusive 3,5-month mentorship program. Alla and her team build successful global companies, contribute funds and other resources to foreign entrepreneurs at seed and pre-seed stages. Starta Accelerator is part of Starta Ventures, a venture capital global brand, the mission of which is to break through traditional venture capital barriers to empower the next generation of tech entrepreneurs. Zaya Kadyrova is the Principal at EBRD Venture Capital, a €100 million dedicated fund which invests in early stage technology companies in Central and Eastern Europe, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. She is involved in both active sourcing and origination of investments and deal execution, as well as portfolio management. Zaya is especially passionate about working closely with the entrepreneurs and the founders, helping them with strategic decision making as well as hands-on problem solving. She is currently a board member of three portfolio companies, and a mentor with the Techstars Accelerator program in London. Previously, Zaya was a TMT investment banker with Morgan Stanley based in London, where she focused on internet, online classifieds, media and digital media sectors, having worked on a range of deals such as private placements, IPOs, and leveraged buyouts. Zaya holds an MBA from INSEAD.