The Investors Day ‘18 is more than just a conference. With an exclusive investors-only audience, you’ll gain new perspectives – on Europe, startup investments and the future of tech.
Packed with keynotes, panel discussions & lightning talks, the half-day event unites leading investors from Austria, DACH & the CEE region. Industry experts share their insights and give an outlook on the future of innovation & startup investments in Europe. Limited to 100 participants, the Investors Day ‘18 becomes the networking hotspot for early-stage investors.
Investors Day ‘18 is brought to you by the Austrian Angel Investors Association, Austria’s leading network for angel investors and Speedinvest, one of Europe’s leading early-stage VC funds.
Silicon Valley, the epicenter of innovation & venture capital. Asia, the global hub for talent & know-how. Africa, the often underestimated but emerging continent with enormous potential. As it seems that the rest of the world is evolving at the speed of light, we’re asking the question: What about Europe? Where is this continent of history & cultural diversity heading? Can we succeed in the innovation race?
1.15pm | The State of European Tech
1.45pm | It’s All About AI
2.15 pm | New Kids on the Blockchain
Europe, the continent of old economy superstars. In times of digitization & globalization, the industry giants are getting into trouble: new business models, startups and the fast-paced business environment force them to be agile, to quickly adapt to change. We’re wondering: How shall the current industry leaders survive in times of continuous disruption? What is their response to startups & co?
3pm | Insurance Disrupted
3.15pm | Communication Disrupted
3.30pm | Banking Disrupted
We’ve all heard about them: Those magical creatures that are said to be out there. Hiding. And hard to be found. Companies with a valuation of more than 1.000.000.000 USD are regarded as the ultimate dream of every investor. We’d like to challenge that and demystify the hunt for this rare species.
4.45pm | Can Europe Create a $50bn Tech Titan?
5.15pm | What does it need to scale?
Did someone say networking? A conference without an aftershow party is basically no conference. That’s why we teamed up with T-Mobile Austria & hub:raum to unite the who is who of the Central European startup ecosystem for an unforgettable night. Get your business cards ready. It’s gonna be legendary.
The Wertheim Palace on Schwarzenbergplatz in Vienna combines Viennese chic with Berlin style.