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Venture Capital Forum 2021

13 - 14 Oct 2021
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The agenda sessions below are displayed in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).

Day 1 14 Oct 2020
Day 2 15 Oct 2020
10:00 – 10:30

Market Outlook from Conference Chair

Greg Revenu Managing Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co

10:30 – 11:15

How to survive in a downturn, from those who have done it!

A panel of leading VCs share their views and experience on managing a crisis and the key factors in ensuring resilience and recovery.

Anne Glover Chief Executive and Co-founder, Amadeus Capital Partners

Regina Hodits Managing Partner, Wellington Partners Life Sciences

Antoine Papiernik Managing Partner, Sofinnova Partners

Carles Ferrer Roqueta General Partner, Nauta Capital

Jan-Gisbert Schultze Founding Partner, Acton Capital

11:15 – 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 – 12:00

Keynote: The Impact of Corporates/CVC on European VCs & Startups

Corporate/CVC investors have become a significant integral part of the entrepreneurial and VC ecosystem, participating in VC-rounds representing 25-50% of total VC investment value and 10-20% of deal-count in Europe, U.S. Israel and APAC. What impact do Corporates/CVC investments have on their portfolio internationalization, growth, deal-size, valuations, exits and deal performance? How does Europe differ from other global innovation hotbeds? What do LPs and GPs need to know on Corporates/CVC participation?

Martin Haemmig Adj. Professor, CeTIM & Global Network Partner, GLORAD

12:15 – 13:15

Is this the right time to invest in European VC?
LP

What is the outlook for the next 10 years? How do LPs access new opportunities? What distinguishes the European VC ecosystem? A panel of leading LPs discuss their views and insights.

Eric de Montgolfier CEO, Invest Europe

Thomas Kristensen Principal, LGT Capital Partners

Stanislas Subra Manager of Alternative Investments, MACSF

Stefan Fallgren Senior Investment Manager, Private Equity, Skandia

Natalia Fontecha Managing Director, StepStone

13:15 – 14:15

Networking Break

14:15 – 14:45

Keynote: The European Tech Ecosystem - Where are we now?

The Founder & CEO of one of Europe's leading tech VCs will provide an update on the state of the European ecosystem and a look to the future.

Klaus Hommels Founder & Chairman, Lakestar

15:45 – 16:15

Networking Break

16:15 – 17:15

Succession Planning

What are the key factors in successful succession planning? Where are the pitfalls? What are is the LP perspective on succession planning and what are their expectations?

Till Burges Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

Xavier Lazarus Partner, Elaia

Christina Brinck Investment Director, AP6

Björn Odlander Founding Partner, Healthcap

William van Eesteren Managing Director, Wilshire Private Markets

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