Agenda Spotlight Track 2015

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09.00 – 10.00 WELCOME TO PIONEERS FESTIVAL 2015
11.00 – 11.50 WEARABLES -EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THEM, BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK
Maks Giordano (Iconmobile, Kreait)
Gabriele Tatzberger (Start-up Services, Business Agency Vienna)
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12.00 – 12.50 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MEETS ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT
Alexandre Flamant (IBM Watson Group)
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13.00 – 13.50 HOW TO RAISE VENTURE CAPITAL AND GET ACQUIRED IN 180 DAYS
Erik Bovee (Speedinvest)
Haymo Meran (Atlassian)
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14.00 – 14.50 HOW CAN STARTUPS PROFIT FROM INTERNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND VICE VERSA
Georg Karabaczek (Austrian Trade Commissioner, London)
Michael Otter (Austrian Trade Commissioner, Tokyo)
Yuji Ichimura (Konica Minolta)
Emer Burton (Austrian Trade Commission, Dublin)
Peter Schnitzhofer (ReqPOOL)
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14.50 – 16.00 BREAK
16.00 – 17.30 FINTECH MEETUP: SPOTLIGHT ON FINANCIAL SERVICES
Peter Bosek (Chief Retail Officer Erste Group)
Stefan Klestil (Partner Speedinvest)
Gerrit Seidel (Senior Vice President Klarna D/A/CH und CEO der SOFORT AG)
Maximilian Tayenthal (Co-founder Number26)
Johann Lorenzen (CEO Holvi)
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21.00 AFTER PARTY
Dress up and get ready for some nice after show drinks at the Pioneers Garden!
11.00 – 11.50 CREATING THE CE-VALLEY
SK, AT, CZ, HU STARTUP ECOSYSTEM
Michael Mares (Forbes.cz)
Marton Galambos (Forbes.hu)
Zoltan Gyorko (Balabit, Hungarian startup)
Peter Komornik (Sli.do, Slovak startup)
Katharina Klausberger (Shpock, Austrian startup)
Jozef Prusa (3D printing, Czech startup)
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12.00 – 12.50 SILICON BRIDGES – A NEW EUROPEAN INNOVATION TRIANGLE
Harald Mahrer (State Secretary of Austria)
Rasto Kulich (Google, Slovakia)
Vojtěch Krmíček (JIC Startup Program, Czech Republic)
Boris Marte (Erste Bank, Austria)
Heidi Aichinger (Forbes.at)
Juraj Porubsky (Forbes.sk)
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13.00 – 13.15 INNOVATION AT UNIDO
Dr. Michael Losch (Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy)
Harald Mahrer (State Secretary of Austria)
Ritin Koria (Industrial Development at UNIDO)
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13.15 – 13.50 INTERNATIONAL STARTUP STORIES
Young Global Leaders and international Start Ups give away private stories about their Start-Up experiences
Harald Mahrer (State Secretary of Austria)
Dr. Werner Wutscher (New Venture Scouting & YGL Alumni)
Suresh Mylavarapu (Nearcircles)
Michael Losch (Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy)
Martin Bruncko (World Economic Forum)
Dr. Stefan Fang (Action Community for Entrepreneurship in Singapore, ACE)
Gregor Postl from AWO/WKO
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14.00 – 14.50 INDUSTRY 4.0: FUTURE TREND FOR START-UP! Is Industry 4.0 the future base for cooperation and collaboration between established industrial companies and innovative start-up, to create the future industrial revolutions?
Stefan Kreppel (FFG)
Oliver Kempkens (SAP)
Thomas Peruzzi (Senior Start-Up Advisor)
Reinhard Nowak (Linemetrics)
Prof. Dr. Christian Ramsauer (TU Graz)
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15.00 – 15.50 SUSTAINABLE WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS – gamechangers, pathfinders, impact investors
Renate Brauner (Vice-Mayor City of Vienna)
Eveline Steinberger-Kern (Investor, Founder The Blue Minds Company)
Petra Gregorits (Entrepreneur, Chairwoman Women in Business)
Iris Shoor (Co-Founder and VP Product at Takipi, Tel-aviv)
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16.00 – 17.00 BREAK
17.00 – 17.50 THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT AND DELIVERY – NEW AND EMERGING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN MOBILITY
Kara Pecknold (Frog Design)
Blair Palmer (UNICEF)
Gregor Gimmy (BMW Startup Garage)
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19.30 AFTER SHOW PARTY
Big Pioneers Festival after show party at Pioneers Garden!

Our panelists included:

Harald Mahrer

STATE SECRETARY OF AUSTRIA

Erik Bovee

SPEEDINVEST

Alexandre Flamant

IBM Watson Group

Lars Hinrichs

Founder of Xing

Blair Palmer

UNICEF

Boris Marte

Erste Bank

Peter Bosek

Erste Group Bank AG

Christian Ramsauer

TU Graz

Eveline Steinberger-Kern

Investor, Founder The Blue Minds Company

Eveline Buchatskiy

Director Techstars, Boston

Georg Karabaczek

Austrian Trade Commissioner, London

Geritt Seidl

Senior Vice President Klarna D/A/CH and CEO of SOFORT AG

Johann Lorenzen

CEO Holvi

Kara Pecknold

Frog Design

Katherina Borchert

Spiegel Online

Marion Poetz

Innovation Mgmt, Copenhagen Business School

Maximilian Tayenthal

Number26

Michael Otter

Austrian Trade Commissioner, Tokyo

Oliver Kempkens

SAP

Peter Schnitzhofer

ReqPOOL

Petra Gregorits

CW Women in Business

Klaus Pseiner

FFG

Rasto Kulich

GM Google Slovakia

Reinhard Nowak

Linemetrics

Soulaima Gourani

Tradeconductor.com

Stefan Klestil

Speedinvest

Stefan Kreppel

FFG

Vojtěch Krmíček

JIZ Brno

Werner Wutscher

New Venture Scouting & YGL Alumni

Yuji Ichimura

Konica Minolta

Gabriele Tatzberger

Start-up Services, Business Agency Vienna

Gerhard Hirczi

CEO, Business Agency Vienna

Suresh Mylavarapu

Nearcircles

Martin Bruncko

World Economic Forum

Steven Fang

Action Community for Entrepreneurship in Singapore, ACE

Gregor Postl

AWO WKO

Thomas Peruzzi

Senior Start-Up Advisor