APRIL 18TH 2019
Alexela Concert Hall
Kaidi is a founder and CEO of Funderbeam, the global funding and trading platform of private companies built on blockchain. With its novel business model Funderbeam is challenging global stock exchanges and solves funding and exit problems of startup and SME industry. Kaidi is a former CEO of Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange and of the Central Securities Depository. Co-Founder and MD of Estonian Knowledge Industry Association. The first IT lawyer in Estonia,
she's co-author of the Estonian Digital Signatures Act of 2000 – landmark legislation that enables secure digital identities and, in turn, the country’s booming electronic economy.
Since November 2017 Board Member of Estonian Orienteering Federation, ex Member of Startup Europe Advisory Board at European Commission. Kaidi is third year running listed among TOP 50 Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space. Entrepreneur of the Year, 2018, Technology Playmaker Awards (booking.com global award for women in tech). Person of a Year, 2016, Estonian ICT Association. Mother of 2 global and entrepreneurship minded boys. ■