The organizing team of Spark.me, one of the biggest Internet conferences in Southeast Europe, which is set for May 28-29, in Budva, Montenegro, has just confirmed a new Spark.me 2016 speaker and its Marvin Liao.
Marvin is a partner at global seed VC firm and startup accelerator, 500 Startups, based in Silicon Valley. He invests in digital media, ad tech, enterprise SAAS, marketplace, and mobile startups across the globe.
Formerly of Yahoo! Inc. (10.5 years), Marvin has held roles inÂ the various departments of Sales, Business Development, Ad Operations andÂ Marketing, and ran online marketing at a venture-funded e-commerce start-up prior to that.
He also serves on the boards/advisory boards of several internet advertising and ad technology companies. In addition, he is a mentor for several startup accelerator programs in Europe, Asia, Israel and the US, helping guide startup teams with their sales, marketing, and partner development efforts.
The call for the Official Conference Bloggers
As opposed to the previous years, interested bloggers are no longer limited to a text-only format â€“ they are free to use audio and video submissions as well, in form of a podcast or a vlog (video blog).
In order to apply, potential bloggers, vlogers, or podcasters are required to write a blog post, record a video or record a podcast on the topic of Why I want to attend Spark.me?â€, share it on social media with the hashtag #SparkMe, and fill in the application form at http://spark.me/2016/bloggers/.
Submission deadline is February 28, 2016. The list of Official Spark.me Bloggers will be published on the conference web site on March 15, 2016.
Available early bird tickets
The full price of the ticket is 250€. However, all interested parties can take advantage of the Early Bird ticket sale and get their Spark.me ticket for just 120€, or 60€ in case of a student ticket, until March 13.
Tickets can later be transferred to another person (name change), but they cannot be refunded. Student tickets are available to undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD students 27 years old or younger, and to those who will graduate in 2016.