Our Creative Spark: In Conversation with Entrepreneurs online session will introduce the participants to a successful entrepreneur from Georgia, who will share their experience and answer your questions. The topic of this discussion is " Stigma of Business Failure"
About the speakers:
Masho Margishvili (designer and an illustrator).
Masho is a designer and an illustrator from Tbilisi. In 2013, while interning as a graphic designer in Hanoi, Vietnam, she accidentally discovered a parallel universe, filled with different places, creatures, and their stories, called Masholand. For sharing Masholand with others she uses different media, such as painting, illustration, mural art, animation, game, and graphic design, print, and other storytelling methods.
Hayk Asriyants (Co-founder of Startup Büro).
Hayk is the Co-founder of Startup Büro, the key supporter of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Georgia. Before moving to Georgia, he engineered and ignited the startup movement in Armenia by organizing the very first community meetups, hackathons, business model competitions and other startup programs in Yerevan, and continued leading the community by shaping the country's entrepreneurial policies. In 2016, Hayk was recognized as one of the 100 changemakers in Central and Eastern Europe by Financial Times, Google, Res Publica journal, and Visegrad Fund, and was included in the New Europe 100 list.
Iro Tsagareishvili (co-founder of Georgian crowdfunding platform Fundraiser.ge and enterprise Qoodi).
Iro is the co-founder of Georgian crowdfunding platform Fundraiser.ge and enterprise Qoodi. She is also the pre-acceleration program manager and international grants project manager at Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Center of Tbilisi State University. Iro also works with early stage entrepreneurs as a trainer during startup bootcamps.