2 September 2021


Online competition for SaaS companies
from Emerging Europe, Finland & Israel
SUMMER.SAAS in a nutshell
We strive to deliver an exceptional event for
the early-stage venture & SaaS communities
5 tracks
We cover Vertical SaaS, Horizontal SaaS, edTech, Healthcare technologies, New Economy tech
20+ investors
Top-tier seed investors from Israel, CEE, Baltics, Finland, CIS, and Greece
25 startups
Rising SaaS companies
in swiftly growing
technology verticals
500+ guests
Hundreds of executives and tech professionals across Emerging Europe and Israel
SUMMER.SAAS is an online event for seed stage SaaS companies
from Emerging Europe, Finland and Israel.

The competition is aimed to identify top seed companies and give them
an opportunity to pitch top-tier seed and late-seed funds.

The event is hosted by Flashpoint, an alternative asset manager investing
in late-seed and beyond from a variety of tailored products:
early-stage capital, venture debt and secondary funds.
How it works
Pre-selection process
Flashpoint team identifies 5 SaaS companies per technology track within seed & late-seed stage maturity parameters*

*MRR between $10k and $100k and/or raised between $0.3m and $3m
Pre-Final VC panel
A selected group of 25 startups will present before a VC panel with 1 winner from each track progressing to final
Grand Finale VC panel
A selected group of 5 finalists will present before a Grand Finale VC Panel to select the best SaaS pitch
Winner Announcement
The winner is awarded with sponsor prizes from Flashpoint portfolio companies and leading technology enterprises
Our 2020 VC Panel
Unique opportunity for founders to present
to a diverse group of venture capitalists
from Emerging Europe & Israel
Avi Eyal
Managing Partner
Entrée Capital
Emanuel Timor
General Partner
Vertex Ventures Israel
Dov Moran
Managing Partner
Grove Ventures
Alex Konoplyasty
Kobi Samboursky
Managing Partner
Glilot Capital Partners
Natalie Refuah
Julien Coustaury
Founding Partner
Fil Rouge Capital
Zsolt Weiszbart
Jan Kobler
Managing Partner
South Central Ventures
Ondrej Bartos
Elina Halatcheva
Managing Partner
Brightcap Ventures
Max Gurvits
General Partner
Vitosha Venture Partners
Todor Breshkov
Managing Partner
LAUNCHub Ventures
Brian Rosenzweig
Managing Partner
Janvest Capital Partners
Shelly Hod Moyal
Founding Partner
Dan Călugăreanu
Enis Hulli
General Partner
500 Startups
Pawel Chudzinski
Alexander Korchevsky
Shaul Levi
Ofer Schreiber
Gyula Fehér
General Partner
Oktogon Ventures
Douglas Roth
Managing Director
Connecticut Innovations
Adam Niewinski
General Partner
OTB Ventures
Ekaterina Gianelli
Dmitry Galperin
General Partner
Runa Capital
Cosmin Ochișor
Roman Scharf
Marcin Kurek
Managing Partner
Market One Capital
Dr. Ricardo Schäfer
Sandeep Bakshi
European Ventures
Prosus Ventures
Dr. Igor Ryabenkiy
General Partner
Altair Capital
Apostolos Apostolakis
Maciej Małysz
Michal Zalesak
Managing Partner
Lighthouse Ventures
Jupe Arala
General Partner
Vendep Capital
Eduard Mika
Join us on September 2nd, 2021
Online pitch competition for seed-stage SaaS start-ups
Last year Program
27 August 2020 / Thursday
all time is UST / London
8:00 – 09:30
Online Networking
09:30 – 09:35
Opening Remarks
Alex Konoplyasty, General Partner at Flashpoint Venture Capital
09:35 – 09:45
Jared Schrieber
Jared Schrieber, Co-Founder of InfoScout (now Numerator)
09:45 – 09:50
Insights by Dealroom.co
Yoram Wijngaarde, Founder and CEO at Dealroom.co
09:50 – 10:00
Legal Insights w/ Mike & Shing
Mike Turner & Shing Lo, Partners at Latham & Watkins LLP
10:00 – 10:45
Pitch Session I: VERTICAL AI
Ondrej Bartos, Partner at Credo Ventures
Elina Halatcheva, Managing Partner at Brightcap Ventures
Gyula Fehér, General Partner at Oktogon Ventures
Adam Niewinski, General Partner at OTB Ventures
Shelly Hod Moyal, Founding Partner at iAngels
Michal Zalesak, Managing Partner at Lighthouse Ventures
Jupe Arala, General Partner at Vendep Capital

15-minute break
11:00 – 11:45
Pitch Session II: CYBER
Kobi Samboursky, Managing Partner at Glilot Capital Partners
Ofer Schreiber, Partner at YL Ventures
Shaul Levi, Venture Partner at Flashpoint Venture Capital

15-minute break
12:00 – 12:45
Pitch Session III: DEVOPS TECH
Emanuel Timor, General Partner at Vertex Ventures Israel
Todor Breshkov, Managing Partner at LAUNCHub Ventures
Dan Călugăreanu, Partner at Early Game Ventures
Brian Rosenzweig, Managing Partner at Janvest Capital Partners
Dmitry Galperin, General Partner at Runa Capital
Maciej Małysz, Partner at Inovo Venture Partners
Eduard Mika, Partner at Reflex Capital

15-minute break
13:00 – 13:45
Avi Eyal, Managing Partner at Entrée Capital
Jan Kobler, Managing Partner at South Central Ventures
Zsolt Weiszbart, Partner at Day One Capital
Alexander Korchevsky, Partner at I2BF Global Ventures
Roman Scharf, Partner at Capital300
Apostolos Apostolakis, Partner at VentureFriends
Dr. Igor Ryabenkiy, General Partner at Altair Capital
Dov Moran, Managing Partner at Grove Ventures

15-minute break
14:00 – 14:45
Pitch Session V: HEALTH TECH
Douglas Roth, Managing Director at Connecticut Innovations
Julien Coustaury, Founding Partner at Fil Rouge Capital
Max Gurvits, General Partner at Vitosha Venture Partners
Ekaterina Gianelli, Partner at Inventure
Marcin Kurek, Managing Partner at Market One Capital
Dr. Ricardo Schäfer, Partner at Target Global

15-minute break
Q&A w/ Amiad
Amiad Soto, CEO & Co-Founder at Guesty
Flashpoint platform
Michael Szalontay, General Partner at Flashpoint Venture Capital
15:15 – 16:00
SUMMER.SAAS: Grand Finale
Sandeep Bakshi, European Ventures at Prosus Ventures
Alex Konoplyasty, General Partner at Flashpoint Venture Capital
Natalie Refuah, Partner at Viola Growth
Pawel Chudzinski, Partner at Point Nine Capital
Enis Hulli, General Partner at 500 Startups
16:00 – 16:15


Are you a seed-stage SaaS company from
Emerging Europe, Finland or Israel looking to participate?

Extended application deadline: August 16, 2021 11:59 PM
Our 2020 Sponsors for prizes
If you are interested in becoming a partner or sponsor, please feel free to write us.
Exclusive Data Partner
Media Partners
If you are interested in becoming a partner or sponsor, please feel free to write us.
2 Septemebr 2021
Online competition for SaaS seed companies
Our contacts
Feel free to write if you have
any inquiries or questions.
Maria Eliseeva, Head of PR/IR
Flashpoint Venture Capital
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