Ride.Right.Now Online Edition

Hack the Crisis! Ride-hailing business tips for post‑COVID era.

Speakers

  • Dianna Yau — RRN Dubai

    Dianna Yau

    Dianna Yau is a Product Manager at Facebook, building products to scale internet connectivity to the next billion people in emerging markets. Previously, she worked at IBM, Google and Rocket Internet on global strategy, sales, and marketing. Beyond her day job, she helps build up startup ecosystems in emerging markets and has mentored startups across 40+ countries.

  • Kamran Elahian — RRN Dubai

    Kamran Elahian

    As a global high-tech entrepreneur, Kamran co-founded 10 companies, had 6 exits, 3 of them were Unicorn IPOs with a total market cap of over $8B. For 15 years, Kamran was Chairman of Global Catalyst Partners, a global VC firm ($350M under management) with investments in the U.S., Japan, China, India, Israel and Singapore.

  • Harith AL Maqbali — RRN Dubai

    Harith AL Maqbali

    CEO at OTaxi, Oman. An adventurous entrepreneur with an engineering background. Dare enough to fill the gap in the ride-hailing business in Oman, switching from engineering to entrepreneurship at one click.

  • Asher Siddiqui — RRN Dubai

    Asher Siddiqui

    Asher Siddiqui is an investor and mentor with ~20+ years of management & investment experience. He is a former Partner (and IC member) at 500 Startups (San Francisco), and the former Head of M&A and VC at Etisalat Group (UAE). He has led and closed deals valued at ~$8bn. Asher started his career as a Java developer, an entrepreneur and founder of technology startups (B2B SaaS) in the late 90’s in the UK and the US.

  • Liza Shvyndikova — RRN Dubai

    Liza Shvyndikova

    Digital Marketer with 8+ years of experience in the tech industry. She helps companies succeed in international markets with digital advertising, content marketing and SEO. In her free time, Liza assists top world companies in solving innovation challenges.

  • Anna Lazitskaya — RRN Dubai

    Anna Lazitskaya

    Head of Product Growth at Onde.app. Startup person, Lean evangelist, ASO expert and self-care advocate. Minsk Product Community leader and youtube blog maker. Helps early-stage startups launch and grow.

  • Eugene Suslo — RRN Dubai

    Eugene Suslo

    CEO, Onde. Dreamer, entrepreneur, kiteboarder, free diver, BJJ blue belt and life explorer. Love physics and space stuff. Enjoy discovering new things in life.

  • Justin Borgesius — RRN Dubai

    Justin Borgesius

    A multilingual, global citizen having lived in over 15 countries. With an entrepreneurial drive and proven tenacity in the financial field through his tenures at GFI, Amundi Asset Management and Rothschild Bank. Has consulted and advised UNHW in tactical asset allocation and has built strategic partnerships and collaborations in diversified markets. University College London graduate in Economics with Management

Agenda

  • Welcome speech

    Eugene Suslo (CEO at Onde), Anna Lazitskaya (Head of Growth at Onde)

    Belarus


    Stage
  • Section 1: The aftermath of COVID-19: overview

    Harith AL Maqbali (CEO at OTaxi, Oman), Waleed (CEO at Bahrain taxi, Bahrain), Moderator Anna Lazitskaya

    Panel: Local outcomes of a global pandemia. The challenges ride-hailing businesses face and measures taken in different regions: best practices and failures.


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  • Section 2: Embracing opportunities in times of crisis

  • Case of Lolo and Red Cross

    Justin Borgesius (Lead Partner Onboarding manager at Onde)

    Belarus

    Business for good: how to stay afloat and strengthen your brand by helping others.


    Stage
  • How to recover your existing ride-hailing business or launch a new one

    Eugene Suslo (Co-founder, CEO at Onde)

    Belarus


    Stage
  • Break 😎


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  • Section 3: Blueprint for success after COVID-19

  • Managing business in a crisis. An exclusive live-interview

    Asher Siddiqui (Investor and IT Mentor), Anna Lazitshaya (Head of Growth at Onde)

    UAE


    Stage
  • The new normal: post-covid business trends overview

    Kamran Elahian (Global High-Tech Entrepreneur)

    USA (SF)


    Stage
  • Compete against Uber by copying, localizing and innovating

    Dianna Yau (Product manager at Facebook)

    USA (SF)


    Stage
  • Section 4: Farewell

  • Closing notes

    Eugene Suslo (Co-founder and CEO at Onde)


    Stage
  • Award ceremony

    Liza Shvyndikova, Anna Lazitskaya

    Onde Race contest results announcement Most active participants


    Stage
  • Section 5: Workshop

    Liza Shvyndikova (Digital marketer) Belarus

    How to create a perfect business plan


    Session
  • 1:1s with the Onde team experts

    Onde Onboarding team


    Booths

Ride Right Now. How it was in 2019

Minsk, 19 October 2019

  • Melkiesedek-Shivute Ausiku, Founder at LEFA Urban Mobility Startup

    “It was a great pleasure to be a part of Ride.Right.Now.

    Listening to other ride-hailing business owners, I realized that we all face the same challenges! It was great to meet all these people. Our trust in each other has made us stronger.”

  • Vasile Granaci, Nexmo The Vonage API Platform

    “Thank you Onde team for the great hospitality and warm welcome! You have a fantastic team of motivated and amazing people!

    See you for the next event”

  • Waleed Fakhroo, Bahrain Taxi

    “Thank you Onde team, all partners who attended the event and speakers for your inspiring stories. The only sad thing is that we should have such event long time ago…

    Thanks for happy meeting all of the awesome partners! Love you Onde team, love you guys all! Now I feel happy, confident and strong”.

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