Startup Europe - 2 Years After - Impact, Data, Program, Future

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Boulevard du Régent, 52 1000 Bruxelles

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Startup Europe – Discover it's impact and learn about the future initiatives

Objectives:

  • Learn more about the European startup ecosystems
  • Discover the achievements of Startup Europe projects
  • Understand the progress on startup and scaleup policies
  • Engage with future projects and plans
  • Connect with the Startup Europe network



Program:

Morning: Startup Europe Data + Policy

8:30 – 09:00 Registration

9:00 – 09:10 Welcome message from the European Commission

Gerard de Graaf, Director DG Connect, European Commission

09:10 – 09:50 Thunder talks on startup data:
Dynamic Mapping – Discoveries from mapping 20 European Startups Hubs Charles Armstrong, Trampoline [http://startuphubs.eu]
Startup Acquisition Scene – EU & US Comparison Alberto Onetti, Startup Europe Partnership
EDCi, European Digital City Index – How well different cities across Europe support digital entrepreneurs?
Siddharth Bannerjee & Christopher Haley, Nesta
360° view on the technology landscape in Europe and beyond with DealRoom. Yoram Wijngaarde, Dealroom

09:50 – 10:30 Panel: European Landscape, competing at international scale
Charles Armstrong, Trampoline
Alberto Onetti, SEP
Christopher Haley, Nesta
Yoram Wijngaarde, Dealroom
Moderator Mike Butcher, Techcrunch

10:30 – 10:45 Inspiring talk: Robin Wauters, Tech.eu

10:45 – 11:40 Panel: Startup Nations - Best policy practices to support startup ecosystems across European countries
Constantijn van Oranje - Special Envoy Startup Delta
Simon Schaefer - CEO of Startup Portugal, Founder Factory
Jeanett Sandro - Head of strategy Entrepreneur and Startups, Innovation Norway
Mikk Vainik - Start-Up Policy at Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Moderator: Gianluca Dettori - Chairman, Dpixel

11:40 - 11:50 Startup Europe Award to the best Public Administration programme
Juan Manuel Revuelta - CEO, Finnova

11:50 - 12:05 Inspring talk: 2020 technological revolution: AI, Robotics
Filip Maertens, Faction XYZ

12:05 – 12:30 Panel: Startup Europe - driving the startup and scaleup initiative forward
Maximilian Strottman, Member VP Ansip Cabinet
Moderator: Alex Barera, tech.eu

12:30 – 13:15 Startup Europe Advisors perspective
Bindi Karia, formerly Silicon Valley Bank
Kaidi Rusalepp, Funderbeam
Dmitri Sarle, Arcticstartup
Moderator: Mike Butcher, TechCrunch


13:15 – 14:15 Networking lunch break


Afternoon: Future: Horizon 2020 Projects, Funding opportunities & Networking

14:15 – 14:45 Panel: 2 Years of Startup Europe: Big Achievements
Bogdan Ceobanu, European Commission - Hall of Fame
Charlotte Tucker, Startup Europe One Stop
Francesca Monaco, Startup Europe Map
Isidro Laso, European Commission - Startup Europe Week
Moderator: Alex Barrera, tech.eu

14:45 - 15:00 Inspirational Talk: Younes Rharbaoui, DealManager - TheFamily

15:00 – 16:45 Results from the 15 Startup Europe projects - See Annex 1
5' pitch each, one slide presentation – impact oriented
Results will be published on StartupEuropeClub.eu
Moderator: Cristian Olimid, DG CONNECT, European Commission

16:45 – 17:45 Info day Horizon 2020
ICT 32 Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation radar (€12M)
Isidro Laso, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Eoghan O'Neil, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Digital Innovation Hubs
Anne - Marie Sassen, DG CONNECT, European Commission
European Innovation Council
Christopher North, DG RTD, European Commission

17:45 Farewell

18:00 End

Annex 1 Results from the 15 Startup Europe projects

Connecting people and European ecosystems

SEP Startup – Corporate partnerships, Alberto Onetti
WELCOME
Pan European startup platform across Berlin, Madrid, Dublin, Milano and Salamanca, Matevz Gantar

TWIST DIGITAL Connecting startups in Stockholm, Rome, Warsaw and Lille, Michela Michilli

STARTUP - SCALEUP IoT Accelerator in Dublin, Zoetermeer, Vilnius and Murcia/Madrid, Tanya Suarez

ePlus Connecting Startups in Lisbon, Nice, Heidelberg, Eurico Neves

DIGISTART Connecting Startups in Lisbon and Malmo, Antonio Grilo

OPENAXEL Connecting ecosystems and connecting start-up hubs in Europe, Gabor Vicze

ACE European acceleration program, Margaret Mulligan

Entrepreneurship culture

WeHubs Network of female entrepreneurs, Margaret Mulligan

MY-WAY Network of young adults, Krisztina Toth

eHealth Hub Delivering growth to the eHealth business, Jorge Gonzalez

LIFE Learning from Failure in a collaborative entrepreneurship network, Karen Boers

FACE entrepreneurship Break the barriers generated by fear of failure, Blanca Rabena


Summer academies

CREA Creativity & ICT for new entrepreneurship, Arianna Vignati

EU-XCEL Brings talented tech entrepreneurs together to found new European start ups, Brian Flaherty

Startify7 IT-Driven Social Entrepreneurship, Nikos Zaharis


Supporting startup and scaleup policy

European Digital Forum, Kasia Jakimowicz & David Osimo, Open Evidence

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