Startup Moldova Summit Live Stream

March 17, 2023. Chisinau, Moldova

Startup Moldova Summit is a flagship tech startups community event in the Republic of Moldova, which brings together startup community builders, startup founders, venture capitalists, private and public sector from Moldova and abroad. Startup Moldova Summit is organized by Startup Moldova Foundation.
If you can not make it to the event in person, you can register to watch online free of charge.

March 17, 2023. Chisinau, Moldova

Startup Moldova Summit is a flagship tech startups community event in the Republic of Moldova, which brings together startup community builders, startup founders, venture capitalists, private and public sector from Moldova and abroad. Startup Moldova Summit is organized by Startup Moldova Foundation.
If you can not make it to the event in person, you can register to watch online free of charge.

About the event

The biggest tech startups event in Moldova

At Startup Moldova Summit 2023 we come with the goal to foster relationships and networking inside of the Moldovan community, but also facilitating the connection with the international resources: investors, community builders, partners and mentors. Moldovan has a growing base of tech startups. Startup Moldova Summit is the platform where we showcase the startups and connect them to opportunities of growth and scale.


Offline participants


Startups attending




Offline participants


Startups attending






Local and international investors


Startups pitching




Local and international investors


Startups pitching

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Why attend?


All-out networking. Join the largest tech startups community event and, as a startup, request the chance to pitch on stage and/or to get 1:1 matching with investors and mentors attending the Summit.


Meet and connect the hottest Moldovan tech startups and community builders. Get the chance to understand the local ecosystem all in one place and within one day.


Tech startups solutions help make the world a better place. If you would like to be part of this process, we’d love to make big and bold things happen together – in Moldova. Please reach out to our Partnership Manager.


Discover stories which are worth sharing from Moldovan tech startup founders and our special international guests. Be the first who shares the news!

Event moderators

Meet our event moderators

Tal is a prominent figure in the global innovation ecosystem, a GURU on building accelerators, hubs, and tech incubators. He founded 20 startup accelerators worldwide since 2012, having conducted over 70 cohorts, graduating more than 1,000 startups.

Tal Catran

Moderator & Keynote speaker, Startups & Accelerators GURU

Natalia is the executive director at Startup Moldova, with executive background in 2 tech startups in China and the Czech Republic. Currently, Natalia is focusing on the development and promotion of the Moldovan technological startup ecosystem.

Natalia Bejan

Moderator, Executive Director at Startup Moldova

Cătălina is the Community Manager at Startup Moldova. She is the go-to person to know and connect with individual Moldovan tech startups, identifying their needs and connecting them to the local and international resources available.

Cătălina Plinschi

Moderator, Community Manager at Startup Moldova


Meet our speakers

Ornela is an International Marketing & Communication Strategist with 15+ years of experience in pharmaceuticals, education, and ArtTech. Ornela was appointed twice as the top Chief Marketing Officers in the region (LiMA) and is a former public advisor to the Prime Minister of Lithuania.

Ornela Ramasauskaite

Founder and CEO, artXchange Global

Sasha Vidiborskiy is a Partner at Atomico, based in London. He focuses on enterprise software, including blockchain/web3, developer tools and AI/ML applications, among others. He has worked on Atomico’s new investments in Arculus and Qatalog, and led our investment in Mondoo.

Sasha Vidiborskiy

Partner, Atomico

Natalia is appointed by the Government to lead Moldova Innovation Technology Park (MITP) – the most important initiative to develop the local IT industry and to increase its competitiveness at the regional level.

Natalia Donțu

Administrator, Moldova Innovation Technology Park

Naomi is the Marketing Manager of StartupBlink, the most comprehensive startup ecosystem map and research center. In 2022, Naomi was the lead writer of the Global Startup Ecosystem Report and helped analyze the startup ecosystems of 100 countries and 1000 cities.

Naomi Balaban

Head of Marketing, StartupBlink

Dumitru is the Chief Business Development Officer at Fagura, Moldovan fintech startup, which managed to close a 780k EUR crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.

Dumitru Ciorici

Chief Business Development Officer at Fagura

Mircea and his team activities are related to startup scouting, acceleration programs, fundraising support and angel investing; while being active in organisations as Activize, Transylvania Angels Network, Cluj Startups, FreshBlood.Health, Spherik Accelerator and RoStartup.

Mircea Vadan

Managing Partner at Activize

Mary is a highly experienced tech professional focusing on growing talent initiatives. She has managed over 600 initiatives, connecting entrepreneurs, universities, and corporates to spotlight creativity and innovation in the tech scene.

Mary Nemciuc

CEO and Founder at Technovator

Olga is the Managing Director and Co-founder at Investitii.MD, a strategic and operational boutique consultancy company active in the field of business financing. Olga is also sharing the role of partner and mentor at XY Partners, a Moldovan startup acceleration program.

Olga Melniciuc

Managing Director & Co-founder at

At Horizon Capital, Denis is responsible for sourcing new deals and portfolio management of companies in Retail and IT sectors.

Denis Filatov

Investment Director at Horizon Capital

Călin is the CEO at Enabld, a one-stop-shop Communications Platform enabling Communication service providers to build their own-branded CPaaS solutions and provide omnichannel communications services through one single interface. In 2022, Enabld raised 1.400.000 USD.

Călin Calancea

CEO at Enabld

Karolina Mrozkova is the General Partner at Credo Ventures, a venture capital firm, based in Prague, Czech Republic, and focusing on pre-seed and seed, investing with first tickets up to 5M EUR.

Karolina Mrozkova

General Partner at Credo Ventures

Mike Butcher is Editor-at-large of TechCrunch. He has written for UK national newspapers and magazines and been named one of the most influential people in European technology by Wired UK.

Mike Butcher

Editor-in-Chief, TechCrunch

Nik is a former rocket scientist turned artificial intelligence expert who built XOR’s first platform and oversees product development today.

Nikolai Manolov

Founder at

Adriane is the Growth Partner at  Ventures Thrive. She is also the Growth Program Lead at Ventures Thrive; an Angel Investor; Funding & Growing European Deeptech Startups; especially interested in AgTech, Bio/MedTech, Climate, EdTech, PropTech, Silver Economy, DLT, Impact.

Adriane Thrash

Growth Partner at Ventures Thrive

Emil is the founder and CEO at Bloomcoding – a Moldovan startup – a digital coding school for kids bringing VR/AR tech into live online lessons. In 2022 the team closed 2 rounds of investments, raising a total amount of 1.1 mil EUR.

Emil Chichioi

CEO & Founder at Bloomcoding

Traian is a business specialist who helps register and grow business from scratch with a portfolio of dozens of mentored companies.

Traian Chivriga

CEO and fondator at XY Partners

Aliona is an activist and feminist, promoting innovation and entrepreneurship as a career choice.

Rotaru Aliona

Executive Director of Dreamups Innovation

Argyrios is an Angel Investor & Founding Member at HeBAN. Anthology Ventures is an Angel-funded Venture Studio working in Central & Southeastern Europe – proudly growing early-stage B2B, B2C, and tech-transfer startups.

Argyrios Spyridis

CEO, Anthology Ventures

Razvan is the former co-founder of Polisensio, and shaper of the startup ecosystem in Aalborg Denmark, as Managing Director and Board Member of Kickstart Aalborg. For the past 3 years, he has worked with Startup Wise Guys, his mandate includes business development activities in the CEE, CIS regions and Africa and managing acceleration programs.

Răzvan Suta

Business Development at Startup Wise Guys

Dmitri is a business consultant aimed to help tech startups to raise their first capital from angel investors.

Dmitri Namașco

CEO Mozaic

Oxana has great experience in business support infrastructure development in Moldova, including clustering, and internationalization. Currently she is focusing on unveiling the fintech industry ecosystem and support its’ enhancement.

Oxana Paladiciuc Ungureanu

Manager at FinTech Hub

Karol is the principal at Inovo VC. Ex-startup founder and operator. He has a tech M&A and VC background, he participated in over ten investments and M&A deals totalling over $150M.

Karol Lasota

Principal at Inovo VC

Viorica is a startups tamer and inspirer. She organized over 100 startup events counting more than 10 000 participants and worked with over 500 ideas. Viorica promotes design thinking in schools and universities and manages the first creative hub in Chisinau.

Cerbușca Viorica

Founder at Yep Moldova

Anya Abchiche is the Executive Manager of Business Angels Moldova – a network of private investors, ready to invest capital, time and expertise in various startups and teams.

Anya Abchiche

Executive Manager at Business Angels Moldova

Andi is the person in charge for product strategy, research and development at INDEX – a global platform of programmers and software engineers recruitment.

Stan Andrei

VP Product Strategy & Finance at INDEX

Rumen Iliev is a partner at LAUNCHUB Ventures, a €74M early-stage venture fund focused on investing in tech startups across Southeast Europe since 2012. As a generalist, Rumen has led deals in various domains and is passionate about working with ambitious founders to help them achieve their goals.

Rumen Iliev

Partner at Launchub

Ahmad Sufian Bayram is the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Regional Manager at Techstars. Ahmad is an award-winning social entrepreneur, and published author dedicated to empowering founders in conflict and forced displacement to access entrepreneurship opportunities.

Ahmad Sufian Bayram

EMEA Regional Manager at Techstars

Marin Ghenciu is the Deptuty Director of the Organization for Entrepreneurship Development

Marin Ghenciu

Deputy director at ODA

Xenia is the CEO and Co-Founder of Planable, a content review and marketing collaboration platform used by over 5,000 teams behind brands such as Hyundai, Christian Louboutin, Viber, and United Nations.

Xenia Muntean

CEO and Co-Founder of Planable

SME Finance & Development Group

Maria Terentiev

Analyst, EBRD SME Finance & Development Group

Dumitru Alaiba is a Moldovan economist and politician. He currently serves as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Digitalization in the Recean Cabinet.

Dumitru Alaiba

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Digitalization.

Karin Borovic is the Head of Development Cooperation, Deputy Head of Mission at the
Embassy of Sweden

Karin Borovic

Head of Development Cooperation, Deputy HoM, Embassy of Sweden

Roman Știrbu is the CEO at Simpals, which is one of the  top-ranked companies in the Moldovan market in the field of online advertising, Internet services and 3D animation.

Roman Știrbu

CEO at Simpals

Speakers list updated weekly

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