Co-founder & CEO @ Buildit Accelerator for Hardware Startups
Investor in 5 Hardware Startups
- 2 years hard- and software engineering as subcontractor
- 5 years as system engineer building flight simulators for German navy in one of the leading system and software houses in Germany, ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH
- 2 years as program manager for computer engineering bachelor and masters program in one of the top-300 Universities in the world, Univeristy of Tartu
- 1 year as lecturer on the subject of microprocessors and field programmable gate arrays
About Buildit Accelerator:
We focus on hardware, creative industries and health-tech startups. Accepting startups worldwide.
During the 3 month mentoring program teams can use our prototyping tools. Startups are offered free open office space at Tartu Science Park and can test their product with end-users in a Living Lab setting. Teams also get free and discounted services from partners – that includes development tools, design services, legal and accounting services + many more.
We offer €25,000 investment to our startups in exchange for 12% shares of their company. Teams can also go for €20,000 investment in return for 9% or choose €15,000 for 6%.
For self-sufficient companies that already have funding we offer to participate in program with no investment for 3% of company shares.