Entrepreneurial Finance for New Technology Ventures

powered by Andrássy University Budapest

12 & 13 May 2016

Program


Thursday 12 May 2016

SESSION 1: THE DIGITAL DISRUPTION

13:30 - 15:00

In this session we will explore such questions and topics as:

  • Why do great firms like Kodak, Blackberry or Nokia fail?
  • The innovation challenge: why is it so difficult?
  • Are start-ups now the way for big companies to innovate?

Guest Speaker: 

Digital disruption - Stay alive or die

Steve Pscheid

Managing Director at DataArt in Munich

 

Guest Speaker:

How leading companies search for their next big thing

Akos Demeter

Partner at Deloitte CEE in Budapest

Guest Speaker:

Best practices in building local innovation -

KIC InnoEnergy in Hungary

Akos Dervalics

Head of Innovation Services at Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research Management Centre

 

Panel Discussion:

The Hungarian start-up eco-system - ready to take off?

 

Zoltán Ács

Head of Business Incubation at Design Terminál in Budapest

Csongor Biás

Co-Founder and CEO at Mosaik Startup Hub in Budapest

Barnabas Bitmacher
CEO and Co-Founder at Bitrise in London/Budapest

Oszkar Rimóczi

CEO and Founder at Enbrite.ly in Budapest


Coffee Break

15:00 - 15:15

Session 2: the Connected Life

15:15 - 16:45

In this session we will explore such questions and topics as:

  • Is the Internet of Things (loT) the "next big thing"?
  • How does the Internet of Things change business models?
  • Why is the Internet of Things relevant for Hungary? 

Guest Speaker: 

Driving Growth through the Internet of Things

Alessandro Corneli

Managing Director at Accenture CEE and Greece in Athen

Case Study:

Smart Energy

Miroslav Šarišsky

Manager of External Relations and Sustainability at Slovenské elektrárne in Bratislava

 

Case Study:

Smart Cities

Samu Szemerey

Architect/Urbanist working with Design Terminal as Advisor and Lechner Knowledge Center as Senior Smart City Expert in Budapest


Coffee break

16:45 - 17:00

Session 3: The Entrepreneur

17:00 - 18:30

 In this session we will explore such questions and topics as:

  • What type of person becomes an entrepreneur?
  • What drives entrepreneurs?
  • What can an entrepreneurial way of life offer?

Guest speaker: 

Pirate or no pirate 

Marcus Börner

Founder and CEO at OptioPay in Berlin

 Panel discussion:

Why and how I became an entrepreneur (and how it contrasts with my former life)

 

 

Sascha Dewald

Managing Director at FinReach in Berlin
Christopher Kampshoff

Founder and CEO at Lendstar in Munich

Travis Ledwith

Global Director at Apple + IBM Financial Services in Washington, D.C.

József Nyíri

FinTech Entrepreneur with successful exit with IND Group, Budapest


Social Event

18:30 onwards

Friday 13 May 2016

Session 4: The Idea

09:00 - 10:30

 In this session we will explore such questions and topics as: 

  • Where do new ideas come from?
  • How to assess new business opportunities 
  • Testing your value proposition 

 

Guest Speaker: 

Product development: from ideation to prototyping to user testing

Natalia Karbasova

Digital Assistant to the Publisher Dr. Hubert Burda, Head of Burda Bootcamp & Burda Hackday in Munich

 

 

Guest Speaker: 

Combining next generation talents with meaningful challenges

Bernadett Pólya

Facilitator at Demola in Budapest

 

Guest Speaker: 

How to source creative ideas?

Katalin Zöldi 

Customer Development Specialist at Be-novative in Budapest

 


coffee break

10:30 - 10:45

Session 5: The Start

10:45 - 12:15

 In this session we will explore such questions and topics as:

  • "We are a company, a real, live company!"
  • What are the major pitfalls in getting started?

 

Guest Speaker: 

Building Entrepreneurial Teams

Tanja Vainio

Country Managing Director at ABB Czech Republic in Prague

Guest Speaker: 

Do Accelerators Help Start-ups?

Cansu Deniz Bayrak

COO at Startupbootcamp IoT / Connected Devices in London

 

Guest Speaker:

Legal things every entrepreneur should know

Dr. Roland Felkai

Managing Partner at Rödl & Partner in Budapest 

 

Guest Speaker:

IP and start-ups in Hungary - do we speak the same language?

Loretta Huszák

Associate Professor at IBS International Business School in Budapest


Lunch

12:15 - 13:30

Session 6: The Business Plan

13:30 - 15:00

In this session we will explore such questions and topics as:

  • What goes in a business plan?
  • How to identify the leap-of-faith assumptions in the business plan and how to test them
  • Creating sound financial projections (revenue model, operating model, working capital model, investment model)

Guest Speaker:

Business planning and start-up related issues

Dr. Zsolt Vajda

Assistant Director Financial Advisory Services at

Deloitte CEE in Budapest


coffee break

15:00 - 15:30

Session 7: The Valuation & the Deal

15:30 - 16:45

In this session we will explore such questions and topics as:

  • How to develop a "value" for a start-up with a short operating history, lack of financial data and a shortage of comparable companies
  • Who owns an idea? Difference between value and share price?
  • How to structure a deal?

 

Guest Speaker:

Is there a bubble in the current start-up market?

Guest Speaker: 

There should be checks and balances in your agreements!

Dr. Marcell Baumann

Senior Associate Corporate/M&A at Deloitte Legal in Stuttgart

 

Panel Discussion: 

Why my kind of capital is (or isn't) the right type for you.

 

Robert Hegedues

Founder and Managing Partner at Fiedler Capital in Vienna

Marcell Pal

Co-Founder and CEO at Brewie in Budapest


networking

16:45 onwards

Speakers

Zoltán Ács

 

Head of Business Incubation at
Design Terminál in Budapest

Cansu Deniz Bayrak

 

COO at Startupbootcamp IoT/ Connected Devices in London

Dr. Marcell Baumann LLM

 

Senior Associate Corporate/M&A at

Deloitte Legal in Stuttgart


Csongor Biás

 

Co-Founder and CEO at Mosaik -

Co-Working and Start-up Community

in Budapest

Barnabas Birmacher

 

CEO and Co-Founder at Bitrise in London/Budapest

Marcus Börner

 

Founder and CEO at

OptioPay in Berlin


Thomas Bümsen

 

Director Innovations at

UniCredit Bank in Munich

Alessandro Corneli

 

Managing Director at

Accenture CEE and Greece in Athen

Ákos Demeter

 

Partner at Deloitte CEE in Budapest


Sascha Dewald

 

Managing Director at

FinReach in Berlin

Dr. Roland Felkai

 

Managing Partner at
Rödl & Partner in Budapest

Robert Hegedues

 

Founder and Managing Partner at

Fiedler Capital in Vienna/Budapest


Loretta Huszák

 

Associate Professor at IBS International Business School in Budapest

Christopher Kampshoff

 

Founder and CEO at

Lendstar in Munich

Natalia Karbasova

 

Digital Assistant to the Publisher

Dr. Hubert Burda, Head of Burda

Bootcamp & Burda Hackday  in Munich


Travis Ledwith

 

Global Director at Apple + IBM Financial Services in Washington, D.C.

József Nyíri

 

FinTech Entrepreneur with successful

exit with IND Group, Budapest

Prof. Dr. Stefan Okruch 

 

Professor of Economics at 

Andrássy University in Budapest


Marcell Pal

 

Co- Founder and CEO at Brewie in Budapest

Bernadett Pólya

 

Facilitator at Demola Budapest

Steve Pscheid

 

Managing Director at DataArt Germany in Munich


Oszkár Rimóczi

 

CEO and Founder

at Enbrite.ly in Budapest

Miroslav Šarišsky

 

Manager of External Relations and Sustainability at Slovenské elektrárne in Bratislava

Samu Szemerey

 

Architect/Urbanist working with Design Terminal as Advisor and Lechner Knowledge Center as Senior Smart City Expert, Budapest


Dr. Zsolt Vajda

 

Assistant Director Financial Advisory Services at Deloitte CEE in Budapest

Tanja Vainio 

 

Country Managing Director at

ABB Czech Republic in Prague 

Katalin Zöldi

 

Customer Development Specialist at Be-novative in Budapest


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