Balkan Venture Forum

22.11.2012. - 23.11.2012.

Balkan Venture Forum će se održati 22. i 23. novembra u Beogradu, to je događaj koji ima za cilj da spoji inovativne regionalne preduzetnike sa vodećim izvorima kapitala iz cele Evrope. Prema najavi organizatora, među čak 400 planiranih učesnika biće i 40 investitora sa ukupnim kapitalom u visini od 3 milijarde evra. Događaj organizuje Balkan Unlimited Srbija u saradnji sa Europe Unlimited.

Od lokalno poznatih imena učesnici će moći da vide i čuju CEO-ove Nordeusa i Limunda, Branka Milutinovića i Vladimira Nikolića, te  predstavnike Fonda za inovacionu delatnost, RSG Capitala i Elevena.

Agenda

Thursday, 22nd November

9:30 – 11:30

High Level Policy Meeting (HLPM)

  • GoS, Ministry of Finance and Economy
  • NARD, SIEPA, National Institutional stakeholders
  • DG Enterprise and Industry
  • DG Innovation and Research
  • European Investment Bank
  • World Bank, IFC
  • EBRD
  • European Investment Fund
  • Serbian Private Equity Association
  • Private sector representatives (Investors and Entrepreneurs)
  • International donor programs (European Union, USAid, GIZ…)
  • Balkan Unlimited

11:30 – 12:30

Registration

12:30 – 13:30

Official opening (Opening Day 1) Keynote addresses

  • Serbian Government High Level Representative
  • Strategic partner’s representatives
  • Branko MilutinovićCEO @ Nordeus

13:30 – 14:15

Panel 1: Investment & Growth Outlook in the Balkans
Senior representatives of the investment community debate as to where they see the investment and growth opportunities across sectors and regions in the Balkans:

 

  • Marko CuravićHead of Unit
    European Commision DG Enterprise and Industry – Enrepreneurship
  • Yannis TsakirisHead of Region, Regional Business Development
    European Investment Fund
  • Andreas Beikos,
    Head of Representative Office for the Western Balkans, 
    European Investment Bank
  • David Schoch
    President of Serbian Private Equity Association
  • Božidar Đelić,
    Former Vice President of Serbian Government and Minister of Science

Moderator:
William StevensCEO and Founder
Europe Unlimited

14:15 – 15:00

Reverse pitching – Investors’ Profiles (RP Pitching 1)
3 to 5 minutes presentations of the focus and activities of present private equity and VC funds representatives

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:45

European Venture Contest – Semi Finals Belgrade (First Day)

  • Company Pitching Competition ICT (main stage)
  • Company Pitching Competition Clean tech + Life Science (side stages)
  • 7 + 8 minutes presentation format (presentation + feedback) in front of the investors panels

17:45 – 18:30

Panel 2: Successfully raising money
Experienced investors, entrepreneurs & advisors provide recommendations how to best raise start-up and growth funding from the right sources Marcin Hejka, Managing Director Intel Capital

Moderator:
Johan Gorecki – Globe Forum

  Friday, 23 November

One on one meetings
Innovation Fair

9:30 – 10:30

Presentations and Lectures (Opening Day2)
2 or 3 Key note presentations delivered by high profiled guests on innovation, investment and entrepreneurship trends, technologies etc.
  • Dr. Eli Opper,
    Ex Chief Israely Scientist
    Technology Trends and Future Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
  • Nicolas Gabrysch,
    Partner @ Osborne Clarke
    Myths of Venture Capital and its Terms – how do VCs invest

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45

Panel 3: Transforming science into innovative businesses

Specialists on tech transfer, intellectual property, incubation, acceleration and investment-readiness discuss the best
strategies to build a real business on top of technology:

Moderator:
Michael Gold – Managing Director at Crimson Capital Corp

11:45 – 12:30

Reverse Pitching 2 – Investors Profiles
3 to 5 minutes presentations of the focus and activities of present private equity and VC funds

12:30 – 13:45

Lunch

13:45 – 16:00

European Venture Contest – Semi Finals Belgrade

  • Company Pitching Competition ICT (main stage)
  • Company Pitching Competition Clean tech + Life Science (side stage)

16:00 – 16:45

Panel 4: Internationalisation & growth strategies
Corporate investors & entrepreneurs debate the better approaches to grow and internationalise Balkan-based businesses:

Moderator:
Dušan Kaličanin – Entrepreneur, Tech Culture Community Leader and Activist

16:45 – 17:00

Award Ceremony

Registracija

Cena karte na Balkan Venture Forumu iznosi 270 evra, a do 1. novembra 170. Svoju ulaznicu možete kupiti ovde.

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Autor: ITD Ekipa


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