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Day 1 • May 24

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#1 Gender Diversity in Tech


Petra Gregorits, PGM Research

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Tuesday, May 24 • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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#2 „The globalization of startup ecosystems“ – how to internationalize your startup based on global networks!


Prakash Somosundram, Singapore
Harald Mahrer, Austria
Nick Yang, Hong Kong
Shradha Sharma, YourStory


Heidi Aichinger, Forbes

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Tuesday, May 24 • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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#3 Corps & Startups – transforming fintech together


Marisol Menéndez, BBVA
Mirei Badia, Growly
Daniel Eberhard, Koho

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Tuesday, May 24 • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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#4 “Startup International” – The highway to success


Alan Griffin, Managing Director Digital, Forbes (Hongkong)
Christian Kesberg, Advantage Austria (London)
Bernhard Kerres, Hello Stage (Silicon Valley
Viktor Panisch, RVP ONE Pte. Ltd (Singapore)


Rafael Rasinger, Aussenwirtschaft Technology

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Tuesday, May 24 • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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#5 Early Stage Co-Investment Pitches

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Tuesday, May 24 • 5:30 PM – 7:10 PM
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Day 2 • May 25

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#6 Pay-by-Car and Pay-by-Fridge – How the Internet of Things changes Payment


Dr. Markus Braun, Wirecard
Khalid Fellhai, Western Union
Matthias Mandelkos, Sunhill Technologies


Ramon Nirumand, Finleap

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Wednesday, May 25 • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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#7 High level innovation in the field of AR and VR”


Georg Stonawski, MD of VRVis


Julie Kainz, Pioneers

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Wednesday, May 25 • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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#8 Safely sail around the cliffs of regulation!


Gregor Famira, CMS
Gabriela Staber, CMS

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Wednesday, May 25 • 2:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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#9 Trust in Growth


Thomas Hillebrand, PwC
Jörg Busch, PwC
Olivia Stiedl, PwC
Roland Schöbel, PwC

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Wednesday, May 25 • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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#10 IP & Start-ups: Challenges and Opportunities

What are the challenges start-ups are facing according their IP-Stategie? Start-ups, Investors and the Austrian patent office are discussing the opportunities and different strategic approaches based on experiences of the panelists with the aim to come up with some valuable advices.


Palmiro Torre, Austrian Patent Office
Eva Prieschl-Grasseuer, Marinomed Biotechnologie GmbH
Michael Streich, BambooVentures
Representative ICT Start-Up


Stefan Kreppel, FFG

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Wednesday, May 25 • 4:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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