Benediktas Gylys

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About me

Terrible photographer, average soon to be published book author and angel investor from Vilnius, Lithuania. Good at online entrepreneurship and short bios.

about foundation

Foundation

Established in 2013

We promote:
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Science
  • Tolerance
  • Creativity
see our projects

Mission

What I Want for Myself I Want for Everybody

Our projects

Sun & Sea: Marina - Lithuanian Pavilion at 58th Venice Art Biennale

BGF became a friend and a patron of Lithuanian Pavillion at the 58th Venice Biennale, which was awarded the Golden Lion for the best national participation in 2019.

Computers for Children

BGF became a part of a nationwide project Computers for Children. In 2017 and 2018 637 BBC Micro:bit pocket-size codeable computers were donated to fifth grade students in Kalvarija, Molėtai and Šiauliai districts. In 2019 BGF supports the implementation of Micro:bit Rally, donates a special Micro:bit Kit to Vilnius Jonas Basanavičius Progymnasium and establishes a special scholarship for IT teachers participating in the project.

Vilnius-Lithuania iGEM 2018

BGF became sponsor for Vilnius-Lithuania iGEM team in the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition – iGEM 2018, in Boston. Undergraduate team and overgraduate team were both awarded with bronze and gold medals for their projects.

Vilnius Invents 2017

The biggest contest for hardware inventors in Lithuania. The prize fund of 21 000 euros!

Five Years From Now

20 sponsored photographers, 4 continents, 21 countries, 45 stories.

Bitonomy

a not so tiny book for aspiring virtual world entrepreneurs, scheduled to be released in 2017 Fall.

2030

A project that sponsors young creative talents from Lithuania. The foundation is currently sponsoring 11 bright individuals.

Maidanas.lt

In 2014 the project financed a team of 10 medics mission to Maidan, Ukraine.

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