EBAN Zagreb

PROGRAM

28 November

Venue: Zagreb Fair

Closed for Public
Zagreb Connect – Bootcamp for Startups
Demo Day Program

29 November

Venue: Vatroslav Lisinski grand opera hall, Zagreb

Start End Duration/min Session Name Speakers
08:00 09:30 Registration
09:30 09:35 00:05 Opening performance
09:35 09:55 00:20 Grand opening, Welcome speeches Davorin Štetner, CRANE President & Congres Chairman

Candace Johnson, EBAN President

Milan Bandić, Mayor of Zagreb

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Predsident of the Republic of Croatia

09:55 10:10 00:15 Keynote speech #1 Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Predsident of the Republic of Croatia
10:20 10:25 00:05 Performance 5 min
10:25 10:55 00:30 Keynote speech #2 Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden singer, Influencer (UK)
10:55 11:35 00:40 Panel 1: Governments are game changers
Moderator: Tom Tyler, Bloomberg, Global Head of Investors Access
Mark Begich, US Senator 2009-2015, Anchorage Mayor 2003-2009
Martina Dalić – Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia and Minister of Economy, Small and Medium Entrepreneurship and CraftsAnn-Kristin Adolfsson, Senior Vice President, CSO, Head of strategy – SAAB grop
11:35 12:05 00:30 Coffee Break 1
12:05 12:45 00:40 Panel 2: Super Secrets From Superangels Johann Hansmann, Best European early stage investor 2015
Moderator: Saša Cvetojević, CRANE Board member, Investor Peter Cowley, UK Business Angel of the year 2015

Peter Jungen, EBAN President Emeritus and Co-Founder, BAND Co-Founder, NY Angels and China Angels

12:45 12:55 00:08 Annual Congress 2017  Malaga, announcement Francisco de la Torre Prados, Mayor of Malaga
12:55 13:15 00:20 ZAGREB CONNECT Pitch Session #1 – 5 startup finalists, moderated by Baybars Altuntas, EBAN Vice President
13:15 14:15 01:00 Lunch break
14:15 14:45 00:30 Panel 3: How to scale globally?

Moderator: Mauro Viskovic, NYC startup Attorney

Sandro Mur, CEO, Bellabeat

Damir Sabol, CEO, Photomath

Luka Abrus, Shoutem/Five, CEO

 Avil Marcel Kazstan, CEO, Sixgill

14:45 14:50 00:05 Perfomance 5 min
15:00 15:30 00:30 Keynote speech #3 – 100 Doors – An intro to entreprenurship Dov Moran, Inventor of the USB Stick and Managing Partner of Grove Ventures.
15:30 16:00 00:30 Coffee break 2
16:00 16:05 00:05 Perfomance 5 min
16:05 16:35 00:30 Keynote speech #4 Esther Dyson, Trained Cosmonaut, CEE Champion, Angel Pioneer and Serial Angel Investor
16:35 16:55 00:20 Panel 4: Space, the final frontier for startups

Moderator: Selma Prodanovic, EBAN Board Member, AAIA Board Member

Allyson Reneau, NASA

Martin Mössler, European Space Agency, CEO BICS Austria

Esther Dyson, Trained Cosmonaut, CEE Champion, Angel Pioneer and Serial Angel Investor

17:00 17:25 00:25 Fireside Chat Tom Yoritaka, Global Managing Director, CISCO Entrepreneurs in Residence

Andy McCartney, Whitespace Ventures Founding Partner

17:25 17:45 00:20 ZAGREB CONNECT Pitch Session #2 – 5 startup finalists moderated by Baybars Altuntas, EBAN Vice president
17:45 17:55 00:10 Winter University Munich 2017,  announcement Mariana Bozesan founder and senior partner, AQAL Capital and Mihai Streza, principal, AQAL Capital
17:55 18:25 00:30 Business Caffe, special edition with Kristina Ercegović, venue – Lisinski lobby
20:00 00:00 Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony, The Westin hotel – Crystall hall

30 November

Venue: Vatroslav Lisinski grand opera hall, Zagreb

Start End Duration/min Session Name Speakers
08:30 Registration & Coffee
09:30 09:35 00:05 Promo movie slot
09:35 09:55 00:20 Motivational Speech Michael Anderson, The Executive Joy Institute Founder
09:55 10:05 00:10 Keynote speech #5 Hedda Pahlson-Moller, EBAN Impact Chair and Omsint/Tiime CEO
10:05 10:25 00:20 Panel 5: Impact Investing and Social Impact Accelerator

Moderator: Hedda Pahlson Moller, EBAN Impact Chair and Omsint/Tiime CEO

Serge Rollinger, Investment Manager in the Business Angels Investment Unit at EIF

Cecile Sevrain, EBAN Impact Program Officer

Renata Brkic, Impact Hub Professor Balthazar

10:25:00 10:35:00 00:10 Rising Tide – The Global Movement Dr. Alicia Robb, Kauffmann Foundation and Rising Tide Founder (USA)

Brigitte Baumann, EBAN President Emeritus, Rising Tide Europe President and GoBeyond CEO

Selma Prodanovic, EBAN Board Member, AAIA Board Member and Rising Tide Deal Leader

10:35 11:15 00:40 Panel 6: Open Innovation and trends in the startup industry

Moderator: Peter Jungen,  EBAN President Emeritus and Co-Founder, BAND Co-Founder, NY Angels and China Angels

Ivan Skender, Senior Director of Business Transformation at Vipnet

Laszlo Gulyas, EIT digital

Jesper Jarlbæk, Chairman, Danish Business Angels

Eduardo Sanchez – ICEX Invest in Spain

Jason Nadal, Lead Evangelist, Microsoft Portugal

11:15 11:25 00:10 Views from Africa Chris Campbell, ABAN Vice President and South African BAN Founder
11:25 11:55 00:30 Coffee Break 1
12:00 12:20 00:20 Keynote Speech #6 Jason Nadal, Lead Evangelist, Microsoft Portugal
12:20 12:45 00:25 ShowCase: EBAN Entreprenerus
12:45 13:05 00:20 Keynote Speech #7 Peter Hedges,Watson Senior Advisor, Cognitive Business IBM Central & Eastern Europe
13:00 13:20 00:20 Panel 7: Virtual reality and Artificial Intelligence Steve Dann, Amplified Robot, Founder & CEO
Moderator: Hrvoje Prpić, Trillenium founder, CRANE board member Peter Hedges,Watson Senior Advisor, Cognitive Business IBM Central & Eastern Europe
13:25 13:45 00:20 Keynote speech #8 – Building an innovation-based society: lessons from Israel Yoav Z. Chelouche, Aviv Ventures, Managing partner
13:45 14:45 01:00 Lunch break
14:45 15:05 00:20 ZAGREB CONNECT Pitch Session #3 – 5 startup finalists, moderated by Baybars Altuntas, EBAN Vice President
15:05 15:15 00:10 Presentation Serge Rollinger, Investment Manager in the Business Angels Investment Unit at EIF
15:15 15:50 00:35 Panel 8: Public/private co-investment funds

Moderator: Paulo Andrez, EBAN President Emeritus

Ivar Siimar, Chairman of ESTBAN

Ricardo Luz, Executive Board Member, IFD

Miklos Kovacs , Partner, iEurope Capital

Suresh Patel, Superfounders VC

Dimitris Tsingos, Founder and Head of Entrepreneurship, StartTech Ventures

15:50 16:20 00:30 Coffee Break 1
16:20 16:40 00:20 ZAGREB CONNECT Pitch Session #4 – 5 startup finalists, moderated by Baybars Altuntas, EBAN Vice President
16:40 17:00 00:20 EBAN Central-Eastern Europe Angel Investing and Launch of EBAN CEE Comunity

Antal Karolyi, President of HunBAN

Branko Drobnak, Business Angels of Slovenia President

Panagiotis Ketikidis, HeBANCo-Founder

Nikolai Mavromatis, Bulgarian BAs President

Ivan Jovetic, MEBAN

Founder Baybars Altuntas, TBAA President

17:10 17:20 00:10 Presentation: Equity crowdfunding could backfire if it doesn’t start to deliver Hrvoje Hafner, crowdfunding expert @ Crowdfunding.hr
17:20 17:40 00:20 ShowCase: Finals of Croatian junior Robotics League 15min Nenad Bakić, Croatian Makers League, Founder
17:40 18:00 00:20 Closing remarks and Award Ceremony
20:00 04:00 Official Afterparty, venue: Green gold club

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