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New Frontiers for European Entrepreneurs | Stimulating Digital Entrepreneurship

Organised by the European Commission

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 from 10:00 to 20:00 (CEST)

New Frontiers for European Entrepreneurs | Stimulating...

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10:00 - 20:00 Stimulating Digital Entrepreneurship
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The objective of the launch conference is to create a momentum at European level gathering involved parties to raise awareness on new business models and promote a common clear message on the potential of digital entrepreneurship

10:00 – 12:00 Stimulating digital entrepreneurship & transforming businesses: the challenges today

Welcome: Vincent Fosty, Partner, Deloitte
Moderator: Boyan S. Benev, Journalist, serial entrepreneur and Founder, Forward.li

Speakers:

Frederic Abecassis, CEO and Founder, Utoolize
Brendan O’Driscoll, CEO and Founder, Soundwave (Member Sandbox)
Richard Wheatley, CCO, Huggility Ltd
Kris Hoet, Head of Digital, Duval Guillaume
Filippo Berto, CEO and Founder, Berto Salotti
Irène Braam, Vice President Government Relations, Bertelsmann
Fredrik Beckman, Founder and CEO, PingPal

Policy debate:
Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director General DG Enterprise & Industry, European Commission
Mario Campolargo, Director "Net Futures" DG Connect, European Commission

12:00 – 14:00 Networking lunch & Exhibition

14:00 – 15:30 Boosting digital entrepreneurship in Europe

Moderator: Boyan S. Benev, Journalist, serial entrepreneur and Founder, Forward.li

Speakers:

Richard Gibbs, Business Development Director, iCITY
Mihkel Tikk, Head of Department of State Portal, Estonian Information System's Authority
Miguel Garcia founder LiquidFloors - Beneficiary of YouthStart, supported by Microsoft
Aissatel Amet, Beneficiary of the HP Life programme and winner of the Defi Jeune, a government competition for young entrepreneurs
Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior fellow of Bruegel

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Mentoring in digital entrepreneurship

Moderator: Boyan S. Benev, Journalist, serial entrepreneur and Founder, Forward.li

Speakers:

Fabrizio Gentile, Managing Director Benelux, Deezer
Ilja Laurs Founder and CEO GetJar
Leo Exter - Founder, Westartup
Eva Pando, Director, Business and Innovation Centre Asturias

17:30 – 18:00 What’s next?

Moderator: Boyan S. Benev, Journalist, serial entrepreneur and Founder, Forward.li
Keynote address: Nicholas Davis, Director, Head of Europe, World Economic Forum
Speakers:
John Higgins, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE and President, Digital Entrepreneurship Forum
Philippe Vanrie - CEO, European Business and Innovation Centre Network
Alain Heureux – Serial Entrepreneur and CEO, The Egg – Brussels

18:00 – 20:00 Networking cocktail

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When & Where


The Egg Brussels
175 Rue Bara
1070 Brussels
Belgium

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 from 10:00 to 20:00 (CEST)


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Magali Merindol, Marketing & Events Manager
magali.merindol@digitaleurope.org

Manuel Moreno, Events & Communications Executive
manuel.moreno@digitaleurope.org

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