Change Ventures community

The Change Ventures investment team is supported by a broad community of founders, angel investors, limited partners and venture partners whom we collaborate with to find ambitious Baltic founders and to support them after investment.

James Berdigans
Founder & CEO, Printify. Angel investor

James is the co-founder and CEO of Printify, the world's leading print-on-demand marketplace and also an active angel investor.

Mantas Mikuckas
Co-founder & former COO, Vinted. Angel investor

Mantas is the co-founder and former COO at Vinted, a social marketplace for pre-loved clothing, that became Lithuania's first tech unicorn. He is an active angel investor and Chairman of the Board of Unicorns.LT.

Rita Sakus
Angel Investor. EBAN & LitBAN board member

One of the Founding Members of LitBAN and a Board Member at EBAN, Rita is an active angel investor in Lithuania.

Jānis Krūms
Angel Investor & serial entrepreneur

Janis is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in more than 50 companies. His most recent startup, Pomelo, is backed by Founders Fund.

Meeri Savolainen

Meeri is the co-founder and CEO of INZMO, an full-stack insurtech startup for property insurance.

Martins Vaivods
Former Head of Strategy, Delivery Hero

Martins has worked as the Senior Director of Strategy at Delivery Hero and Head of Global Strategy at JOKR, leading financing and M&A transactions worth billions of dollars. Venture Partner at Change Ventures.

Vytautas Kubilius
Head of Baltics, Google

Vytautas is the Country Director for Google in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at Google and an active angel investor. Venture Partner at Change Ventures.

Ģirts Graudiņš
Former Director of Engineering at Twilio. Venture Partner at Change Ventures.

Girts is a serial Engineering leader of Silicon Valley startups. Two exits. Most recently Director of Engineering at Twilio. Startup advisor and angel investor. Venture Partner at Change Ventures.

Artis Kehris
Angel Investor. Co-founder of Printify

Artis, a co-founder at Printify, is now an angel investor. He is one of the founding members of, an angel investor syndicate led by experienced founders and operators.

Mikus Opelts
Founder & CEO, Giraffe360

Mikus is the founder and CEO of Giraffe360, a hardware-as-a-service solution for real estate companies to streamline professional quality photography and high accuracy floor plan creation.

Jonė Vaitulevičiūtė
Partner, FirstPick accelerator

Jone is Managing Partner at FirstPick, a pre-seed accelerator in Lithuania.

Justas Janauskas
Angel investor. Former CEO of Vinted & HumansApp

Justas co-founder of Vinted, Lithuania's first unicorn, as well as Humans App. Justas is an active angel investor.

Kristjan Vilosius
CEO, Katana MRP. Angel investor

Kristjan is co-founder and CEO of Katana, a startup providing manufacturing ERP software for total visibility. He is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor.

Jared Schreiber
Angel investor, serial entrepreneur, author

Jared was co-founder & CEO of InfoScout, that was acquired by Numerator. Board Director, angel investor and advisor. Jared is also the author of the book Breakout Brands.

Pavel Kovalevich
Co-founder, Juro

Pavel is the co-founder of Juro, the USV-backed all-in-one contract automation startup.

Eerik Oja
Co-founder & CEO, Planet42

Eerik is CEO and co-founder of Planet42, a socially inclusive car subscription service operating in emerging markets.

Dainis Kruze
Founder & CEO, Aerones

Dainis is a serial entrepreneur and CEO and co-founder of Aerones, the world's leading robot-enabled wind turbine blade maintenance services company.

Gabrielė Poteliūnaitė
Investment Manager, APX

Gabriele, formerly Senior Associate at Change Ventures, is an Investment Manager at early stage investor APX.

Raimonds Kulbergs
CEO, BadIdeasFund

Raimonds is a serial entrepreneur turned business angel, CEO and co-founder of the angel syndicate BadIdeasFund.

Martin Sokk
Co-founder & CEO, Lightyear

Martin is the CEO and co-founder of Lightyear, the investment platform for consumers and was formerly Head of Product at Wise. Angel investor.

Philip Jungen
Angel and LP investor. German Red Cross Pension Fund Supervisory Board

Philip is a long-time angel investor in the Baltic region and LP investor in venture capital funds.

Edward Steiner

Ed is one of the co-founders of Change Ventures and an experienced corporate lawyer.

Roberts Bernans
VP, Connectivity, GoCardless. Angel investor.

Roberts is a co-founder of the FinTech startup Nordigen, acquired by GoCardless in 2022, and an active angel investor.

Laimonas Noreika
Founder, HeavyFinance. Angel investor

Laimonas is a fintech entrepreneur and angel investor. He is founder and CEO of Heavy Finance, a marketplace where farmers meet investors, using heavy machinery as collateral.

Aljoša Jenko
Founder and CEO, HTTPool and Partner, Aleph Holdings

Aljoša founded HTTPool, a leading partner of major social media networks, helping their clients scale effective advertising.

Eldars Šarafutdinovs
Founder of Fabula. Client Solutions Manager, Meta HQ

Eldars is a co-founder and former CEO of Fabula, a subscription service for ebooks and audio books. Currently works for Meta Global Business Group, a sales organization for top tier clients at Meta HQ in Menlo Park, California. Venture Partner at Change Ventures.