When Corporate CEOs Meet Startup Founders

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Vyskočilova 1561/4a

14000 Prague 4


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When Corporate CEOs meet Startup Founders

Corporate CEOs are like the captains of big ships, and startups founders are like the skippers of tiny sailboats, dotting every horizon.

At the helm of a big ship, it’s easy to ignore the tiny boats, but every once in a while, one of those boats is going to do something you don’t expect. Every once in a while, one of those boats will suddenly grow into a ship of its own - suddenly too big for you to ignore. In the world of business, this is called disruptive innovation

The prepared CEO has its ship on standby, watching these little boats, trying to learn the secrets to their sudden growth and sudden power. What do you look for, from the helm of your big ship? How do you spot the little boats that will matter someday?

Disruptive innovation can come from any direction. You can steer into it, or you can be overwhelmed by it. Getting to know the “little ships” ahead of time helps you anticipate and be ready for the big moments of change.

That is what this event is all about: spotting the future big ships. Last year, 75+ C-level executives met with 17 startups and made 70 important connections for the future. This year, CEOs and C-level executives from large corporations will meet one-on-one with startups, and a keynote speaker will present at this invitation-only event, hosted at Microsoft, in partnership with CzechInvest and the French-Czech Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by AXA, E.ON, and Microsoft.

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8.30 - 9.00 - Registration

9.00 - 9.30 - Opening Remarks - Marketing & Operations Lead – Primož Karlín

9.30 - 10.30 - Startups Presentations (part 1)

10.30 - 11.00 - Keynote: Petr Biskup, Česká Spořitelna

11.00 - 11.20 - Coffee Break

11.20 - 12.20 - Startups Presentations (part 2)

12.20 - 12.50 - Keynote: Jana Zurkova, Microsoft

13.00 - 13.50 - Lunch Break

13:50 - 17.00 - 1-to-1 Jam Sessions

Startups Presenting

  1. Beeem

  2. SentiSquare

  3. Cryptelo

  4. TeskaLab

  5. Myia

  6. Educasoft

  7. Blocknify

  8. Decissio

  9. NeuronSoundware

  10. Vistag

  11. Mindbox

  12. Behavee

  13. Integromat

  14. Yieldigo

  15. Motionlab

  16. Altabelt

  17. Retailys

  18. Adiquit

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Vyskočilova 1561/4a

14000 Prague 4


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