and Identity


Tobias Stone - Founder
Tobias runs Newsquare, an innovation agency focussed on Government, Healthcare and Society. His work focusses on building global ecosystems around specific sectors. He has a broad background working with startups, accelerators, and as an advisor to the Estonian Government's e-Residency program, and the UK's Tech City and Tech North programs.


Lucija Matic - Program Director

After finishing her Master's degree in Business Economics, Lucija started working with early stage tech companies in NYC. She then moved to London, where, as an Associate, she helped to set up the first Techstars program outside of US. She joined a startup and went through AS Plug and Play Accelerator in Berlin, and is a One Young World ambassador for Croatia. Lucija is Program Manager at EyeFocus, where she manages mentoring and partnerships.


Tak Lo - Asia

Tak Lo is creating startup leaders in Asia. He is a Director at R/GA Ventures and a Venture Partner at Mind Fund, an early stage fund. He's an advisor for the Estonian e-Residency and Tech City Upscale Programs. He pontificates at and tweets at @tak_lo.


James York - USA

James is a consultant, entrepreneur and mentor actively involved with the startup communities in New York and Tallinn. He's worked with shapeshifting robots, helped to launch an award winning recruitment startup in London, and built an international direct response marketing company from the ground up. A former expat, now returned to New York,James is an advisor to the eResNetwork team and is actively involved in helping to bridge the cultural and business gap between European and US startups.


Lucy Inkster - Associate

Lucy started her career at the Young Foundation, and went on to help launch the UpRising leadership programme supporting young people to become social entrepreneurs and change makers in their local communities. More recently, she ran Diabetes UK’s peer support work, including an innovative digital health project and a major government funded pilot, working directly with NHS commissioners. She is a law graduate with degrees from the University of Cambridge and UCL.