2017 Red Herring Europe: Agenda

Monday, April 24

7:00 – 9:00pm      Welcome Cocktail & Registration

Tuesday, April 25

7:30 – 8:30am        Breakfast & Registration

8:30 – 9:15              Welcome presentation: “State of the European Technology Ecosystem”,  Alex Vieux

9:15 – 10:00            Keynote Roundtable: “Journey from start ups to large public companies”

  • Roel Pieper, former Vice-Chairman Philips, former CEO Tandem Computers, Favonius Ventures

10:00 – 10:25          Coffee Break

10:25 – 11:15             Roundtable Session: “Funding the next Unicorns”

  • Curt Gusenheimer, Partner, IRIS Capital
  • Alban Wyniecki, Investment Director, Idinvest
  • Michael Mathiesen, Partner, Nordic Venture Capital

11:15 – 12:00            Roundtable Session: “Opportunities, pain points in getting funded in today’s world”

  • David Sola, Investment Associate, Caixa Ventures
  • Xander Van der Heidjen, CEO, 2SQRS
  • Romain Afflelou, President, CosmoConnected

12:00 – 12:30pm   Keynote Session: “Growing from zero to $100M”: Hardships, pitfalls and rewards: Top 100 Entrepreneurs

12:30 – 1:30          Lunch

1:30 – 3:30            Presentations:  Top 100 Europe Finalists

3:30 – 4:00            Coffee Break

4:00 – 6:00            Presentations:  Top 100 Europe Finalists

7:00 – 9:00            Cocktail & Dinner Reception

Wednesday, April 26

7:30 – 8:30am     Breakfast & Registration

8:30 – 9:15           Opening Comments, Alex Vieux

9:15 – 9:45            Keynote Session: “The new funding paradigms for Series A & B”

  • Prescott Watson, Investment Principal, Ourcrowd

9:45 – 10:30         Keynote Roundtable: “European investors’ expectations”

  • Emanuele Levi, General Partner, 360 Capital Partners
  • Jean-Marc Patouillaud, General Partner, Partech
  • Robert Weaver, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Syllion Ventures
  • Nick Kalliagkopoulos, Growth Equity Investor, Prime Ventures

10:30 – 11:00       Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45          Keynote Roundtable: “The art of the Deal: Exits’ success”

  • Oskar Herdland, Director, GPBullhound, Top 100 Entrepreneurs
  • Marc Berrebi, Co-Founder, eDevice
  • Guillaume d’Eyssautier, Former Chairman, sureCore
  • Jean-Stéphane Arcis, CEO, TalentSoft
  • Xander Van der Heidjen, CEO, 2SQRS

11:45 – 12:30pm    Keynote Roundtable: “Entrepreneurs and the CEO fate: Why is it worth it” – Top 100 Entrepreneurs

12:30 – 1:30           Lunch

1:30 – 3:30             Presentations:  Top 100 Europe Finalists

3:30 – 4:00            Coffee Break

4:00 – 6:00            Presentations: Top 100 Europe Finalists

7:00 – 10:00          Red Herring 100 Europe Award Ceremony & Dinner