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Tech.eu Summit

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Programme

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17 May, Tuesday
07:00-09:00 (CET)
Break
Registration
09:00-09:05 (CET)
Live
Opening
  • Arda Kutsal Founder & CEO Webrazzi
  • Robin Wauters Founder Tech.eu
  • Suyin Aerts Event host -
09:05-09:20 (CET)
Live
Unlocking Europe’s innovation potential
  • Mariya Gabriel Commissioner for Innovation & Research European Commission
  • Robin Wauters Founder Tech.eu
09:20-09:40 (CET)
Live
Flying high in unclear skies
  • Alexander De Croo Prime Minister Belgium
  • Suyin Aerts Event host -
  • Zara Rutherford World-record-breaking pilot FlyZolo
09:40-09:55 (CET)
Live
How to scale up European Tech: A veteran's take
  • Robin Wauters Founder Tech.eu
  • Saul Klein Founding Partner LocalGlobe
09:55-10:15 (CET)
Live
Dissecting the European VC landscape
  • Cleo Sham Partner Stride.VC
  • Deepali Nangia Partner Speedinvest
  • Dr. Ricardo Schäfer Partner Target Global
  • Michael Cogley Startups and VC Editor Insider
10:15-10:30 (CET)
Live
A word to the Wise: A primer on disrupting legacy industries
  • Ivan Levingston Tech Reporter Bloomberg
  • Kristo Käärmann co-founder and CEO Wise
10:30-11:00 (CET)
Break
Coffee Break
11:00-11:20 (CET)
Live
Moving people - and things: What’s next for mobility and green transport?
  • Adam Jafer Co-founder Voi Technology
  • Amy Guttman Broadcast Journalist Forbes / AP
  • David Nothacker co-founder and CEO sennder
  • Jennifer Dungs Global Head of Mobility EIT InnoEnergy
11:20-11:40 (CET)
Live
Crossing borders: what startups need to know before they scale up internationally
  • Jill Petzinger Tech Reporter Tech.eu
  • Rodolphe Ardant Co-founder and CEO Spendesk
  • Samuel Mueller CEO and co-founder Scandit
11:40-12:00 (CET)
Live
Designing your organization to cultivate culture and scale at speed
  • Ali Niknam Founder & CEO bunq
  • Martin Mignot Partner Index Ventures
  • Mike Butcher Editor-at-large TechCrunch
  • Åsa Lidén COO Pitch
12:00-12:20 (CET)
Live
Backing the right e-horse: the Cowboy story
  • Chris Wade Cofounder and Partner Isomer capital
  • Helen Lyons Journalist Brussels Times
  • Tanguy Goretti Founder COWBOY
12:20-12:40 (CET)
Live
Shining a light on the growth path: best practices for scaling businesses
  • Anna Heim Reporter TechCrunch
  • Delia König Chief Product Officer Solarisbank
  • Laura Warnier Chief Growth Officer GoStudent
  • Pieterjan Bouten Co-founder & Executive Chairman Showpad
12:40-14:00 (CET)
Break
Lunch Break
14:00-14:20 (CET)
Live
Exploring the metaverse
  • Arda Kutsal Founder & CEO Webrazzi
  • Dr. Giovanna Graziosi Casimiro Metaverse Producer Decentraland
  • Rahim Attaba VP of Marketing The Sandbox
  • Simon Foucher CEO Metav.rs
14:20-14:40 (CET)
Live
The future for NFTs - beyond the hype
  • Ana Maria Jipa Co-founder and CEO Olyn
  • Brian O’Hagan Head of Growth Sorare
  • Marguerite de Tavernost VC turned NFT Artist -
  • Monty Munford Tech journalist Sienna Network
14:40-15:00 (CET)
Live
Checking in on Crypto: A state of play
  • Irina Scarlat Chief Growth Officer Bitpanda
  • Joon Ian Wong Crypto Journalist -
  • Ruben Merre Co-founder & CEO Ngrave
  • Stephane Gantchev Partner LAUNCHub Ventures
15:00-15:30 (CET)
Break
Coffee Break
15:30-15:45 (CET)
Live
How to hire (only) the best: Insights from lessons learned at tech giants
  • Jonno Southam Head of Venture Capital Business Development Google Cloud
15:45-16:05 (CET)
Live
The rocky road to European tech/data sovereignty
  • Janer Gorohhov Co-founder and CPO Veriff
  • Ludwig Siegele European business editor The Economist
  • Sebastien Marotte President, EMEA Box
  • Yann Lechelle CEO Scaleway
16:05-16:25 (CET)
Live
Cooking with unicorns: A recipe for the secret sauce
  • Narek Verdian CTO Glovo
  • Olivier Pailhes Co-founder and CEO Aircall
  • Robin Wauters Founder Tech.eu
  • Zhong Xu CEO Deliverect
16:25-16:40 (CET)
Break
Coffee Break
16:40-17:20 (CET)
Live
Standing tall: A spotlight on Ukraine's resilient tech sector
  • Alexandra Govorukha Head of International PR Sigma Software Group
  • Andrii Degeler Tech journalist Proceed
  • Dmytro Voloshyn Co-founder & CTO Preply.com
  • Evelina Komarnytska Startup Relations Ukrainian Startup Fund
17:20-17:40 (CET)
Live
Building and nurturing sustainable ecosystems
  • Camilla de Coverly Veale Policy Director Coadec
  • Grégoire Martinez Head of Strategic Projects & Communications Station F
  • Kat Borlongan Chief Impact Officer Contentsquare
  • Ricardo Marvão Co-Founder Beta-i
17:40-18:00 (CET)
Live
Aging like a fine wine: the Vivino story
  • Heini Zachariassen Founder and Chief Evangelist Vivino
  • Robin Wauters Founder Tech.eu
18:00-18:05 (CET)
Closing Ceremony
11:00-11:20 (CET)
Live
Diversity & Inclusion: from buzzwords to real action
  • Anna Wnuk Head of Community European Women in VC
  • Evie Mulberry Founding Managing Partner Astia
  • Ladi Greenstreet CEO Diversity VC
  • Robin Wauters Founder Tech.eu
11:20-11:40 (CET)
Live
Early-stage funding in Europe: A brave new world
  • Edel Coen Principal Molten
  • Irina Obushtarova Co-founder & CEO The Recursive
  • Quentin Nickmans Founding partner eFounders
11:40-12:00 (CET)
Live
Outlining a future for impactful investment strategies
  • Adam Kostyal Head of European Listings Nasdaq
  • Ash Puri Partner Lightrock
  • Dan Taylor Managing Editor Tech.eu
  • Tugce Ergul Founder Angel Labs
12:00-12:20 (CET)
Live
Building a better world, the startup way
  • Cecilia Mosze Tham Technologist Futurity Systems
  • Merit Valdsalu CEO & Co-founder Single Earth
  • Michelle You Co-founder & CEO Supercritical
  • Soundous Boualam Chief Impact Officer Brussels Global Review
12:20-12:40 (CET)
Live
Cutting Carbon: On a mission to lower emissions
  • Lubomila Jordanova Co-founder and CEO Plan A
  • Marianne Tikkanen Co-founder and Head of Methodology and Supply Puro.earth
  • Nicole LeBlanc Partner, Platform 2150
  • Robin Wauters Founder Tech.eu
12:40-14:00 (CET)
Break
Lunch Break
14:00-14:20 (CET)
Live
Backing sustainable innovation: Best practices in green tech investing
  • Daria Saharova Co-founder and Investor World Fund
  • Dr. Aline Vedder Principal Lakestar
  • Ethan Pierse Co-Founder & Producer Series.E Media
  • Nick de la Forge Co-Founder and GP Planet A
14:20-14:40 (CET)
Live
Regulating for Growth: Can the EU lead in setting global tech standards?
  • Benedikt Blomeyer Director EU Policy Allied for Startups
  • Dex Hunter-Torricke VP of Global Communications & Public Engagement Oversight Board
  • Helen Köpman Head of Unit for Digital Innovation & Blockchain European Commission
  • Mathieu Pollet Tech journalist EURACTIV
14:40-15:00 (CET)
Live
The European ‘deep tech’ revolution: What, why and how?
  • Ana Maiques Co-founder and CEO Neuroelectrics
  • Anna Heim Reporter TechCrunch
  • Dr. Riam Kanso CEO Conception X
  • Stéphane Ouaki Head of Department European Innovation Council (EIC)
15:00-15:30 (CET)
Break
Coffee Break
15:30-15:45 (CET)
Live
Tell your story - or die trying (for VCs and startups alike)
  • James Clark Marketing Director Molten
  • Joanna Kirk Founder JKPR
  • Marie Fabiunke Operating Partner FoodLabs
  • Nick Taylor Managing Director, UK Ballou UK
15:45-16:05 (CET)
Live
Out of the corporate box: Sustainable growth opportunities for enterprises
  • Jill Petzinger Tech Reporter Tech.eu
  • Lode Uytterschaut Founder Start it @KBC
  • Luisa Rubio Arribas Head of Wayra X Telefónica
  • Nicolas Verschelden Global Innovation Director AB InBev
16:05-16:25 (CET)
Live
The future of fundraising
  • Christian Stein Partner Riverside Acceleration Capital
  • Egita Polanska Cyber Program Managing director Startup Wise Guys
  • Kirsty Grant Chief Investment Officer Seedrs
  • Maximilian Fleitmann Founding Partner Wizard Ventures
16:30-16:35 (CET)
Closing

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