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Monday, 22 January 2018

MobileMonday meets TechChill: Founder Stories - Baltics on The Rise

In collaboration with TechChill, the coolest tech event in the Baltics that brings together founders, entrepreneurs, challengers and curious minds, MobileMonday Estonia kicks off the new year with an amazing event devoted to Founder Stories at the Tartu office of Mooncascade, the leading product development company in the region.

We´ll focus on the experiences and insights that make the core of startup success and failure. Speakers will share personal stories on growth, ambition, passion and ideas.

Time: Monday, January 22 at 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Place: Narva mnt. 9, Tartu. SPARK building, Mooncascade offices.

On stage: 

- Sandis Kondrats, Co-founder and CEO at Anatomy Next, a medical technology company based in both: Riga, Latvia & Seattle, WA, USA. Prior to launching Anatomy Next he worked as an international sculptor for nearly a decade. He is Alumni of Startup Wise Guys and UpGlobal by TechStars. Sandis holds an MFA of the Art Academy of Latvia. At the event he will give a keynote titled: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step: Anatomy Next”

- Lauri Kinkar, Co-founder and CEO at Messente and partner at Mobi Solutions. Messente is a fast growing global enterprise messaging platform based in Estonia. Mobi Solutions was founded back in 2001 and has served as a “launch pad” for several successful startups and technology companies including Fortumo, mobilab, 1oT etc. Lauri will share his takeaways on sales in tech, not raising money and building teams that last. 

- Rauno Rüngas, Co-founder and CEO at Qminder - a customer service and a queue management system. Although not heard from, Qminder is a profitable Tartu startup whos product is used by Fortune 500 companies and biggest startups in the world alike.  Rauno will share some stories on: “How not to die

And of course there will be snacks, drinks & networking :)

The event is free and in English. Register here!

Monday, 2 October 2017

MobileMonday: Mechanic Monday

This MobileMonday will give us a peek inside a whole different world. We will hear stories from people who interact daily with software, but their main focus is HARDWARE. So if you have a need for custom hardware and you still do not know whether your idea is feasible, this is the place to be ;)

We'll meet up on 2nd of October at 18:00 at SPARK Makerlab, Tartu. Make sure you come by and bring your friends!

Participation: free, language: English, registration: mandatory.

Register here:

Venue: SPARK Makerlab (Narva mnt 3, Tartu)

Time: 2nd of October 2017, 18.00-21.00 


Topics and speakers

1. Smart Industy Center – 3D digitization and measuring. Tõnu Leemet, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Technology
2. Hybrid Unmanned Ground Vehicle. Henri Kuuste, Milren (
3. Hardware Lessons Learned. Tanel Ainla, ScienceMosaic (
4. MEKS – excavator with Made in Estonia tag. Vahur Valdna, Valtech (
5. Simulate your reality! Marti Jeltsov, Estflow Consulting (
6. Adventures of a hardware developer in Estonia. Uku Püttsepp, Degritter (



Supporters: Mechanic Monday is co-organised by Tartu Business Advisory Services Centre, SPARK Makerlab, Protolab, Tartu City Government, Messente & Mooncascade.

See you soon!

Monday, 4 September 2017

MoMo Meets Refresh - What it Takes to Develop Kick Ass Products?

Product development is a tricky business. It isn't for the faint of heart, oh no. But at the same time, it plays a key role in business and in defining whether the product will succeed or not.

In collaboration with Estonian leading product, design and front-end conference Refresh, we’re glad to kick off MobileMonday Estonia new season with a Product Development Special event. Three expert speakers will cover both the fundamental basics and trending topics and share their real life experiences.

Participation: like always: free, language: English, registration: mandatory.
Register here:

Venue: Mooncascade Tartu office (Narva mnt 9, 3rd floor)

Time: 4th of September 2017, 18.00-21.00


17.45 Doors

18.15 - 18.40 - Genia Trofimova, Product Manager at Mooncascade
“OMG, THEY DO IT WRONG!”: the importance of user testing
18.40 - 19.05 - Ksenia Viksne, Product Design Team Lead at Pipedrive
"Product Illustration: Why, When and How?"
19.05 - 19.30 - Hanna-Mari Kirs, Product Manager at Monese
“The Design Sprint. How we skipped the costly parts and went straight to learning”

19.30 - 19.45 Networking, drinks & snacks

19.45 - 20.30 Panel Discussion. Moderator: Priit Salumaa

20.30 - 21.00 Networking until we´re kicked out :)

SupportersDepartment of Business Development at Tartu City CouncilMooncascadeMessente.

See you!

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Thank you for the "Whats cooking?" event!

So every once in a while you need to know if you are using the best tools available to do your job. That is what we learned from this event! :)

Here's slides to get you also up to date with latest technology!

Monday, 15 May 2017

MobileMonday: "Mobile Software Development - What's Cooking!?"

On 15th of May 17:30 we'll have one of the more technical kind of MoMo events looking into newer stuff in iOS, Android, and cross platform mobile development platforms.

As a MobileMonday we just have to report from time to time what's going on with mobile development platforms. What's new, what's old, what's interesting.

This is one of these events - meant entirely for techies, programmers, geeks, all of us liking to peek under the hood of a functioning mobile app :)

Participation: like always: free, language: English, registration: mandatory.

Eventbrite - MobileMonday: "Mobile Software Development - What's Cooking!?" @ SPARK Demo

Venue: SPARK Demo, Narva mnt 3, Tartu


17:30 - Doors open
18:00 - Welcoming Words - Priit Salumaa
18:10 - "Android O" - Harri Kirik from Mobi Lab
18:30 - "iOS: MVVMC" - Aleksandr Nikolajev from Mooncascade

18:50 - Networking, break :)

19:30 - "Ionic" - Toomas Välja from Fortumo
19:50 - "React Native" - Tanel Kosk from Singleton
20:10 - "Xamarin" - Evgeny Zborovsky from Mooncascade

20:30 - Networking until we are kicked out :)

SupportersDepartment of Business Development at Tartu City CouncilMooncascadeFortumoMessenteMobi Lab.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Thank you for the awesome Junior vs Senior meet-up!

We had a blast with full house inside Fortumos office to understand the difference between Junior and Senior Engineers.

This time you can all see it like you were there:

Toomas Välja about "Time management, pivoting, doing the right thing"

Indrek Ulst about "Differences in Senior and Junior." 

Margus Kerma about "Career choices, teamwork, Junior vs Senior"

Vladimir Šor about "When is it the right time to refactor?"

Monday, 27 February 2017

MoMo Back to Basics: Junior vs Senior Software Engineer

Our series of Back to Basics will focus on differences between junior and senior software engineers. Lets see how seniors do it and how a junior developer can grow!

To show developers around, we are thrilled to have the MobileMonday @ Fortumo's Tartu office in Ülikooli 6a.

This time we will focus on spreading the experience from our seniors to juniors.

We will have Toomas Välja from Fortumo giving advice on how to estimate your work, how to do things right off the bat.

Indrek Ulst from Mooncascade is going to show you how to debug in 30minutes instead of 3 days! For a little extra, the difference between seniors and juniors.

Margus Kerma from Zeroturnaround will focus on career possibilities, teamwork and hes experience on junior vs senior.

It will be legendary, see you all there!

Participation: like always free, language: English, registration: mandatory

Eventbrite - MoMo Back to Basics: "Junior vs Senior Software Engineer" @ Fortumo's office - Ülikooli 6a, Tartu

Venue: Fortumo's Tartu office in Ülikooli 6a.

Timetable: Monday, 27th of February

18:00 - Welcoming Words - Siim Kallari
18:10 - "Time management, pivoting, doing the right thing" - Toomas Välja from Fortumo
18:50 - "Difference in Junior vs Senior, debugging" - Inderk Ulst from Mooncascade
19:10 - Networking, break
19:30 - "Career choices, teamwork, Junior vs Senior" - Margus Kerma from Zeroturnaround
19:50 - "When is it the right time to refactor" - Vladimir Šor from Plumbr
20:10 - Panel discussion / Networking until we are kicked out

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