13940884_1072361016180033_1043722013_nFor 2 days on September, 9-10, the city of Odesa, Ukraine will become the heart of technology and innovations for Central European startups and geeks. Black Sea Summit 2016 is an annual meeting point for 1000 participants from Europe and the globe. On the warm sea shore this fall startup season will be opened by go-ahead entrepreneurs and tech professionals, rock stars of agtech, renewable energy, space, VR/AR and biotechnologies  and the most prominent tech companies from Central and Eastern Europe. The Summit is a dynamic event which turns the world into a borderless technological place for innovators and status quo breakers.

On September 9-10 2016, sunny Odesa will become a meeting point for fearless go-get businessmen, innovators, enthusiasts and influential speakers from Snapchat, World Economic Forum, Startupbootcamp, Dutchbasecamp, StartupAmsterdam and others. Lots of disruptive ideas will be created and shared, shaping startup ecosystem not only in Ukraine but the world.

Black Sea Summit is a sea of opportunities for individuals who want to make a difference, sea of exclusive knowledge pouring in 3 streams: inspiration, growth and innovation. 30+ world-known speakers will inspire with latest trends, fuel growth by showcasing best practices in pitching and scaling, harvest innovations by going into the depth of engineering, math, algorithms, robotics, biohacking and much more.

Black Sea Summit 2016 will bring together 1000+  participants representing public sector, companies, corporations, funds, startups, angel investors, media, nonprofits from Europe, USA, Ukraine and Central Asia, 3 stages, 2 demo zones and millions of possibilities to network, find partners and investors.

Startup competition in cooperation with Seedstars will define the winner from 10 strongest teams. The winner will fight for  $70K of in-kind prizes and  the best teams will be rewarded by $10K for each runner-up. During the event the wildest ideas can become funded and become the reality.

Black Sea Summit is an annual summit which takes place in Odesa for the second time. The first Black Summit was held in September last year. Black Sea Summit 2015 was a huge success and presented tech companies, innovative products and startups such as Looksery, the company acquired by Snapchat for $150m. So who is next?

Date: September 9-10, 2016

Location: Odesa, Ukraine