Martin is speaking at conferences about startups, future of transport and education topics, also inspiring students and young entrepreneurs for planning their life goals, career and doing good.

Possible keynote topics

  • Bolt - a unicorn growth story from Estonia to winning Africa
  • My personal journey as entrepreneur - success, failures and learnings
  • Estonian Education - expectations for today's education system to grow future talent

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Speaker Biography

Martin Villig is the co-founder of Bolt (formerly Taxify), the leading European on-demand transportation platform with more than 30 million passengers in 35 countries.

Martin has been an entrepreneur for 20 years, and started and sold his first startup in 1999. He has previously held management positions at Skype, Fortumo and NASDAQ Tallinn Stock Exchange.

He is a leading figure in the Estonian startup community, having co-founded Estonian Startup Leaders Club and Garage48 Foundation, which organizes hackathons across Europe. In 2018, Martin co-founded a €1M foundation to kick-start new education initiatives in Estonia.

Martin has finished Estonian Business School. He is father of 2 great kids and likes to travel around the world with his wife and family. Martin likes hiking, sports and doing good for the world.

Connect & Follow Martin: martinvillig.com


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