Agenda


Conference Day 1
2017-06-19
Main Stage
Avalanche Stage (Europe Room, 3rd Floor)
Conference Day 2
2017-06-20
Main Stage
Workshops Stage (Europe Room, 3rd Floor)
Main Stage
Avalanche Stage (Europe Room, 3rd Floor)
Main Stage
Workshops Stage (Europe Room, 3rd Floor)
10:00
Opening Remarks
10:10
Keynote

Martin Wezowski (SAP) – Let’s Map, Build and Inspire a Future We All Want to Live In

10:40
Talk

Harsh Sinha (TransferWise) – Scaling a Global Product

11:00
Talk

In Conversation with Felix Petersen (SamsungNEXT) – From Scratch to Launch: How to Make Your Product Stand Out From the Beginning

 

Philipp Kandal (Telenav) – Moderator

11:15 - 12:00
Legal Challenges for Startups. From Setting-up the Relationship with the Investors to Data Protection – Alexandra Cohutiu (Laurentiu, Laurentiu & Associates)
11:20
Talk

Krating Ponpool (500 Startups) – How to Expand into Asia

11:40
Coffee Break

Hosted by Telenav

12:00
Talk

Min-Sung Sean Kim (Allianz Ventures) – Opportunities in Digital Health

 

In Conversation with Jama Nateqi (SYMPTOMA)

12:00 - 13:00
How To Pitch – Daniel Ramamoorthy (Treehouse)

If you have a startup, this is the “go-to place” for you. Among the networking opportunities, we prepared you a session with the pitching master, 3x entrepreneur, industry catalyst and startup coach, Daniel Ramamoorthy. He will show you the practical insights on learning how to say your story effectively and make the pitch memorably for the right reasons.

12:20
Panel

Investing in the local ecosystem

Mike Costache (KrowdMentor) – Moderator

 

Konrad Kaschek (Bosch)
Jerry Kennelly (Riverbed)
Patrizio Mappelli (NTT Data)
Tiberiu Moisa (Banca Transilvania)

12:50
Talk

Jerry Kennelly (Riverbed) – From Startup to Scaleup

13:10
Talk

Pep Gomez (NUMA Barcelona) – Accelerators or Incinerators ? Is it Really an Option for Me as an Entrepreneur?

13:30
Lunch

Hosted by Banca Transilvania

14:30
Startup Avalanche

Session One (VIP ticket holders ONLY)

14:40
Talk

Alison Lowndes (Nvidia) – Fueling the Artificial Intelligence Revolution with Gaming

15:00
Panel

What are the Challenges You’ll Face in the First 12 Months of Starting a Company?

Christian Renner (Kompass Digital) – Moderator

Josef Dunne (Champion Prints 3D)
Philipp Petrescu (Hof Capital)
Felix Petersen (Samsung Next)

15:30
Talk

Paddy Power (Paddy Power Betfair) – Standing Out

15:50
Talk

Simon McDougall (McKinsey) – How Should Startups Engage with Large Corporates Pursuing Digital Transformation

16:10
Talk

Tobias Jaeger (AXIOM Venture Capital) – 7 Hollywood Hustles That Can Help You Run and Grow Your Company

16:30
Coffee Break
16:30
Coffee Break

Hosted by Yopeso

16:50
Hackathon Winners Present On Stage
16:50 - 19:00
Startup Avalanche

Session Two (VIP ticket holders ONLY)

17:10
Panel

Future of Banking

Philipp Kandal (Telenav) – Moderator

 

Omer Tetik (Banca Transilvania)
Shahar Nechmad (Credit Stacks)
Michal Skowronek (MasterCard)
Vincent Mouret (OT-Morpho)

 

17:40
Talk

Tomasz Stachlewski (Amazon) – Artificial Intelligence in the Cloud – How to Build Smart Applications?

18:00 - 18:30
Keynote

Chad Fowler (Wunderlist) – The Best Experience Wins

10:00 - 10:10
Opening Remarks
10:10
Keynote

Ralph Simon (Mobilium) – What’s Coming Next – Latest and Coolest Best New Tech Trends & Products from Around the World

 

10:50
Talk

In Conversation with Alexis Bonte (eRepublik & Atomico) – What Qualities Should Romanian Entrepreneurs Have in Order to Attract the Attention of International Investors?

 

Sergiu Biris (Zonga) – Moderator

11:00 - 12:00
Lessons from Startup Success and Failures – Constantin Von Bergmann-Korn and Daniel Dierkes (Axel Springer Plug and Play)

This workshop will cover important learnings from startup successes and failures. Founders who are looking to raise their pre-seed and seed investment will be provided with hands-on advice regarding topics such as cap table, team setup and business model.

11:20
Talk

Sal Dhanani (Telenav) – ‘Don’t Ever Give Up!’ – The Most Important Lesson Learned in Building Two $200M+ Businesses

11:40
Coffee Break

Hosted by Bosch

12:00
Talk

Andy Tryba (Crossover) – How to Start an Uber in 4 Weeks

12:00 - 13:00
Building high performing distributed agile teams – Sarah McCasland (Modus Create)

The workshop focuses on the ability to connect multiple cultures, time zones and barrier languages, by finding those keys that make the relationships strong: communication and Agile Principles. They will help you to moderate product teams to deliver countless projects through a remote team and tips and tricks on becoming a leader in the open source.

12:20
Panel

Opportunities and Challenges to Succeed from Eastern Europe

Philipp Kandal (Telenav) – Moderator

 

Bogdan Herea (PitechPlus)
Rabin Yaghoubi (Entrepreneur, Executive, Investor)
Bradley Kirkland (Stone Soup Tech Solutions)
Philipp Petrescu (Hof Capital)

 

12:50
Startup Avalanche

FINALS

13:30
Lunch

Hosted by Banca Transilvania

14:40 - 15:40
Sensors, Sensors Everywhere – Paul Sucala and Paul Marian (Bosch Engineering Center Cluj)

The concept of Internet of Things is present today in every aspect of our lives. At this workshop, Bosch will show a few use cases of data acquisition and interpretation from sensors, which help us to better understand IoT. We will have fun with a short hands-on experience.

15:00
Panel

Skills Women Need to Advance in Leadership Positions

Tugce Ergul (Angel Labs) – Moderator

 

Wei-Chun Tai (Mosley Ventures)
Yinne Yu (Dickson Poon Family Office)
Elena Mustatea (Entrepreneur)
Diana Calfa (Morphoza)

15:30
Talk

Brett Putter (CultureGene) – Company Culture – Asset or Liability?

15:40 - 15:50
Break
15:50 - 16:50
Autonomous Cars, eMobility and Digitalization – Cornel Amariei (Continental)

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. We will discuss about self driving cars, electric mobility, connected vehicles and industry 4.0. The keynote will be held by Cornel Amariei – Innovation Manager at Continental, Inventor, Author and Forbes 30 under 30 Europe member.

15:50
Talk

Shahar Nechmad (Credit Stacks) – So You Want to be a Freelancer? How to Win American Customers and Get High Earning Projects

16:10
Talk

Richard Still (Financial Times) – The Next Generation FT.com: Delivering Speed and Innovation at Scale

16:30
Coffee Break

Hosted by NTT Data

16:50 - 17:00
Break
16:50
Talk

Tariq Krim (Jolicloud) – The Era of Digital Dissidence

17:00 - 18:00
The Internet of Simulation: Building Intelligent Systems – David McKee (University of Leeds)

His workshop will be about the introduction of Internet of Simulation (IoS) paradigm as an extension of IoT in a world where connectivity, data analysis, virtual prototyping, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are and will continue to be important for future systems.

17:10
Talk

In Conversation with Stefan Glaenzer (Passion Capital) 

 
Philipp Kandal (Telenav) – Moderator

17:40
Keynote

Newton Howard (MIT) – The Future of Brain Implants

18:20 - 18:30
Closing Ceremony & Startup Avalanche Winners
22:00
Official After Party
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