ARISE Europe Start-up Day 2015
Join EIT Digital’s end-of-the-year ARISE Europe pitching event, featuring start-ups from the six partner innovation centers of EIT Digital’s ARISE Europe program, a keynote on start-up accelerator models, a master class on growth hacking, and speed networking with some of Europe’s best start-up accelerator programs.
Attendance is free but registration is required.
|9.00am - 9.30am||Registration|
|9.30am - 10.15am||
Opening and introduction of EIT Digital
- Opening remarks by Zoltan Horvath, Budapest Node Director of EIT Digital
|10.15am - 11.00am||
Keynote: Start-up Accelerator Models
About the speaker: Sabie Valner is Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, E-commerce Expert, and Accelerator Founder. He started 8 companies and founded/worked for various early-stage VC formations. Presently, he runs Digital Factory, which is member of the CEED Tech Fiware accelerator group.
|11.00am - 12.30pm||
Start-up pitch rally - Session #1
Featuring start-ups from ARISE Europe’s six partner innovation centers
Jury: Daniel Michel, Fabio Pianesi, Sabie Valner, Patrick Vlaskovits (see bio below), Dolf Wittkämper (chair of the jury)
|12.30pm - 1.30pm||Lunch break|
|1.30pm - 3.00pm||
Start-up pitch rally - Session #2
Featuring start-ups from ARISE Europe's six partner innovation centers
Jury: Daniel Michel, Fabio Pianesi, Sabie Valner, Patrick Vlaskovits, Dolf Wittkämper (chair of the jury)
|3.00pm - 3.15pm||Coffee break|
|3.15pm - 4.45pm||
Growth Hacking Master Class
About the workshop leader: Patrick Vlaskovits is entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, growth hacking expert, and 500 start-ups mentor. In the Summer of 2015, he toured around Europe with his widely acclaimed one-day workshop on growth hacking and full stack marketing.
|4.45pm - 5.00pm||Announcement of pitch session winners and start-ups admitted into the EIT Digital Accelerator|
|5.00pm - 6.35pm||Wine tasting & networking
Featuring ARISE Europe's six partner innovation centers:
- ABC (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
- BGI (Lisbon, Portugal)
- Found.ation (Athens, Greece)
- Inits (Vienna, Austria)
- RubixLab (Bratislava, Slovakia)
- Startup Wise Guys (Tallinn, Estonia)