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Chain Reaction
Thursday, 15 March 2012 08:07

On the 13th of March Bas was invited to join the expert panel at the first event in the Chain Reaction series devoted to startups hosted by Digital October. In their own words: the Chain Reaction series is  devoted to pumping technology companies up to a new level of development with the help of crowdsourcing. Experts from various business sectors, as well as an offline and online audience, offer advices and contribute useful suggestions to startups. Each startup had  time to present itself and to answer questions, get feedback from the audience and experts.  The discussion was divided into three sections: the product itself, the business model and marketing tools. Three projects participated in the event: Apartator.ru, Click&Travel.ru and Travelata.ru. Teams of the startups were lucky to receive feedback from such experienced experts as Pavel Bogdanov (partner at Almaz Capital), Raisa Levina (CEO of Anywayanyday Group), Alexey Pelevin (UX specialist at Anywayanyday) and Yanis Dzenis (Marketing specialist at Aviasales) and Bas Godska (international e-commerce expert, founder of gogolmedia.com and e-business accelerator Acrobator.com). It shall be mentioned that startup Travelata.ru is supported by business accelerator Acrobator.com. It was pleasant to see how much positive attention this project attracted. Travelata.ru sells tour packages to Russian travelers.

You are welcome to read the detailed review of the conference by Slon magazine following this link.