BitDegree brings Crypto Mondays meetups to Lithuania

On Monday evening, the most advanced entrepreneurs of Lithuanian Web3 gathered at the first Crypto Mondays Vilnius event. The founders of startups that apply blockchain technology got acquainted with the executives of the Japan/Singapore investor Mistletoe, who visited Vilnius.

“The goal of these events is to bring together the Web3 community and enthusiasts and network Lithuanians around the world. Blockchain technology offers many opportunities to develop advanced products, and Crypto Mondays Vilnius meetings will be a space to share ideas and insights about this rapidly evolving technology," says Danielius Stasiulis, CEO of BitDegree and one of the organizers of Crypto Mondays Vilnius. In Lithuania.

During the event, Atsushi Taira, co-founder of Mistletoe, presented the values ​​and activities of their investment community. It is one of the leading investors in Japan and Singapore, focusing on investing in global challenges, learning, education, and other topics. Since its establishment in 2013, Mistletoe has already invested in more than 200 startups and venture capital funds. It is now fully committed to supporting Web3 startups. According to them, Web3 ideas need to be maximally ambitious.

In the panel discussion, Andra Bagdonaitė, Tomas Liesis from Fincor, and Saulius Aleksa, the creator of the Engines of Fury, shared their experiences on how to attract investors. T. Liesis shared that the best place to look for investors for him was high-level summits. Aleksa advised to be self-confident and to look for investors who would not only provide the necessary finances but also help to open the necessary doors. According to Andra Bagdonaitė, Web3 start-ups must not forget to perfect tokenomics and cash flow models. According to her, leading Web3 investors apply the same selection standards as traditional start-up investors.

According to D. Stasiulis, Crypto Mondays Vilnius events will be organized once a month. Although access to the first was only possible by personal invitation, other events will be open to all.

The Crypto Mondays series of events have been organized for more than five years in 80 cities around the world.

26 May 2022