Startup culture that can beat Google

Fri 17. May 2019 at 17:30 - 21:00

Erinevate Tubade Klubi · Telliskivi 60-A1 4th Floor, Estonia

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-How would you make your company culture more attractive than other companies?
-How would you maintain a good engagement with the best engineers?
-What’s the secret of innovative culture?

blockhive is pleased to present you an after-conference event of Latitude59. Supported by Latitude59, we bring you a night of learning and fun with special guest speakers.

blockhive, hybrid of Estonia and Japan-based blockchain specialized company will talk about “Startup with love and Startup without love”.

Pronoia Group; specialized in company culture building and transformation in global and Japanese companies will provide you fun hands-on workshop and case studies of culture making.

Now in this volatile business world, it’s not merely your product or service that captures people’s heart -employees and customers- but culture and message that your company delivers regardless of any shift of your products or business models.

Space is limited. Sign up today!


▼Date & Time
17th May 2019 17:30~21:00
(Just after the Day2 of Latitude59)

@Erinevate Tubade Klubi (Telliskivi 60-A1 4th Floor )
NB: There is no elevator at the venue

NB: Make sure you register from here


<17:30-18:00> Door Open
We will prepare the beer lemonade and light snacks. If you are already hungry, you can grab a delicious Brito, Kebab or ice cream around the Telliskivi area.

<18:00-18:30> Presentation by Hikaru Kusaka, co-founder of blockhive
“Startup with love and Startup without love”
2 years ago, Hikaru arrived in Estonia with no connection with the locals. Now, he is in the middle of the Estonian startup community and builds up the startup with Estonian employees. How did he achieve it? The hidden tips are “Love” and “Contribution”.

<18:30-19:00> Workshop by Piotr, ex-head of leadership development at Google Asia
What is your company culture? How would you make it attractive to the best engineers and maximize their potential? We use some fun cards that provide you magical hints of making unique culture and give case studies of cultural change management that Pronoia Group worked with.

<19:00-19:30>Panel Discussion;
How can different cultures be added together to enhance company potential?
What‘s the difference between Japanese and Estonian startup culture?
Why culture matters?

<19:30-21:00> Networking -Enjoy Japanese Hospitality!-
We open a Japanese bar during the event, providing not only delicious Japanese food and sake but with our culture! The bar staff is wearing Kimono and showing hospitality in a traditional way “Omotenashi” so that you can experience real Japan in this event!

Please join us and draw global future vision together. Let’s take actions here in this event!

<21:00> Wrap Up

▼Speaker Profile

Hikaru Kusaka
Hikaru has provided strategic advice to both the public and private as an expert on blockchain technologies. In light of the short history of the blockchain, Hikaru’s in-depth knowledge of the industry is invaluable. He founded Estonia-based blockhive to apply his knowledge on a wider scale. Hikaru is an advisor of the Review Committee of the Estonian government.

Piotr Grzywacz
Tokyo based entrepreneur and leadership development expert. Founder and CEO of Pronoia Group, a future design consultancy focusing on accelerating innovation and high performance. Piotr held several senior global and regional positions at Google and Morgan Stanley, where he advised executives on how to build their teams, and drive high performance in their organizations.

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