On 28 June, ESADE Alumni will be holding its Annual Entrepreneur Conference. If you have a start-up, are an investor, are keen on innovation or you simply want to keep in touch with the enterprise ecosystem, this is the day for you!
This year’s conference will focus on corporate venturing and opportunities in open innovation, plus first-rate speakers, talks, round tables and networking activities throughout the day. This will also be the venue for the presentation of the best start-up of 2016 award.
The conference will begin with Matins ESADE featuring Bernardo Hernández González, entrepreneur, business angel, former product manager at Google, CEO of Flikr and Product VP at Yahoo. Three foremost companies in different sectors will then analyse real-life case studies of open innovation and explain how they interact with start-ups. The conference will continue with a panel discussion where experts in innovation will discuss the technological changes that are reshaping the economy. David S. Rose, founder of NY Angels and Gust and author of the New York Times best-seller ''Angel Investment'' among others, will bring the conference to a close.
09.00 am Matins ESADE with Bernardo Hernández, general partner at e.ventures, entrepreneur, investor and Spanish executive in the technology industry
10.00 am Networking break
10.30 am ESADE Alumni and Banc Sabadell award for the best start-up presented by:
Xavier Sanchez (Lic&MBA 97 / AMP 08), director of ESADE Alumni
Conxa Oliu, president of the BStartup10 board at Banco Sabadell
10.40 am Speech by the winner of the ESADE Alumni and Banc Sabadell award for the best start-up
10.50 Panel 1: Different relationships between corporates and start-ups
Xavier Servat, general manager of Fluidra Accelera and Ignasi Casas, CEO of EcoSistems
Valentin Fernandez, director de Open Future Telefonica
Yolanda Pérez, director of BStartup Banco Sabadell and Joel Vicient, CEO of Captio
Chaired by Xavier Sanchez (BBA&MBA 97 / AMP 08), director of ESADE Alumni
12.00 Panel 2: New technologies and how to apply them by using profitable business models
Montse Guardia, Digital Challenge Director, Banco Sabadell
Javier Megías, business angel and founder of the Startupxplore investment platform
Chaired by Josep Lluís Cano Giner, senior associate professor, Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Science at ESADE
13.00 Closing Speech
Introduction: Fernando Zallo, director of ESADE BAN
David S. Rose, entrepreneur, business angel, founder of NY Angels & Gust.com
14.00 Networking cocktail
For further information:
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