PANEL / DAY 2: How to identify great opportunities, and invest in them professionally.
Understanding where to find and how to recognize great opportunities inside and outside your organisation, is the crucial first step to choosing the right strategy and capturing their value systematically.
Daniel Ginter of digitalswitzerland is discussing with distinguished panelists Andreas Iten (Head Corporate Ventures SIX and F10), Patrick Griss (Executive Partner Zühlke Ventures), Tatjana de Kerros (Head Venturing RicoLab ) and Katka Letzing (Lead at Kickstart Accelerator) their unique perspectives on how to turn opportunities into value.
We are honored to welcome Professor Solomon Darwin as a keynote speaker. He will open the program of the Corporate Startup Summit & Award with a topic "Expand Your Markets Through Open Innovation".
Professor Solomon Darwin comes with broad Leadership Experience in Corporate Management & Academia. Participants of the Summit will have a unique opportunity to learn how to expand their enterprises through creation of new markets, products, and services. As an expert in Open Innovation and Open Business Models, Professor is an adviser to senior executives of multinationals and government leaders in the emerging world.
He is an international speaker recognized by governments, executives, peers and students with numerous awards for his innovative leadership and passion for teaching.
Applications are open for one of the largest student-organized startup competitions. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!
The Jacobs Startup Competition is an international competition for student entrepreneurs from all over the world. Every year, we welcome teams from all over the world, give them access to a large network of founders, mentors and experts, and provide a platform to pitch their ideas to judges and investors.
Deadline: November 25th, 2018, at 23:59 CET/UTC +1.
PANEL / DAY 1: The Evolution of Intrapreneurship.
The principles of intrapreneurships are one of the drivers of the transformation of established organisation structures. Lukas Strniste (Corporate Startup Summit / EnterpriseUP) is discussing with excellent panelists from Deutsche Bahn Konzern (Matthias Patz / The Most Impactful Intrapreneur 2017), Siemens (Alex Nusselt), Intrapreneuring (Christopher Waldner) and CO:Cubed (Jeremy Basset) the reasons for implementing intrapreneurship, what the prevailing hurdles depending on the maturity of company are and how to overcome them.
PANEL / DAY 1: Venture Capital as Catalyst for Corporate/Startup Partnerships.
Different speeds, culture, perspectives: partnerships between startups and corporations are often a rollercoaster ride. Does Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) help to bridge these gaps and increase success rates of partnerships? Lukas André of Redstone is discussing with distinguished panelists from Swisscom Ventures (Stefan Kuentz), Swiss Post (Olivier Laplace), AXA (Claudia Bienentreu), and Körber Digital (Arif Hatip) the motivation why corporates build portfolios of startup investments and to what extent such CVC activities help to facilitate corporate/startup partnerships.