Microsoft European BizSpark Summit, 7 June - London
Take your place among the leaders of Europe’s innovation community!
Now in its 8th year, the BizSpark European Summit brings together thought leaders in the entrepreneurial community across Europe - investors, start-ups, journalists, government representatives, and Network Partners. The event provides a unique platform to debate the issues facing tech entrepreneurs in Europe and see some of the best start-ups in Europe.
The summit agenda has been co-created with an advisory panel of investors and BizSpark start-ups from our community. The day will be moderated by David Rowan, Editor, Wired UK. As well as ensuring plenty of opportunity to network, our day includes:
- A European first, hear the ‘Midwife of Customer Development’, Bob Dorf, Co-Author of The Startup Owner's Manual discuss this step by step guide to building a great company. His book, co-authored with Steve Blank, is hailed as a reinvention of entrepreneur education.
- Panel sessions discussing The Future of Apps, The Business of Cloud and debating The Evolution of Tech Talent
- A Europe-wide Start-up Showcase with fourteen of the most promising BizSpark start-ups. After a rigorous selection process, these fourteen companies will pitch live in front of an audience of investors and panel of expert judges.
- The judging panel includes, Reshma Sohoni, Seedcamp; Saul Klein, Index Ventures; Nic Brisbourne, DFJ; Benoist Grossmann, Idinvest Partners; Rogan Angelini-Hurll, PROfounders; Per Roman, GP Bullhound; Max Niederhofer, Accel Partners; Marc Sieberger, e42 Ventures; Phil Cox, Silicon Valley Bank; Krzysztof Kowalczyk, HardGamma Ventures; and Curtis MacDonald, High-Tech Gründerfonds
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