May 12, 2014
  • 08:30 - 09:00Registration & NetworkingEntrepreneurship 360° - Hotel Royal Continental, Napoli
  • 09:00 - 09:30Opening (@ Royal Continental)- Guido Trombetti (Vicepresident Regione Campania and Councilor for Research and Universities)
    - Enrico Panini (City of Naples: Councillor for Productive Activities)
    - Giuseppe Zollo (President of Campania Innovazione)
  • 09:30 - 11:00Trends and Best Practices in Fund Raising Investments, AcquisitionsAlberto Onetti, Marco Marinucci (Mind the Bridge Foundation)
  • 11:00 - 12:15Incubation models: Sharing- Campania.InHub: the Campania Regional Ecosystem to support the growth and sustainability of innovative entrepreneurship.
    Speaker: Edoardo Imperiale (CEO, Campania Innovazione spa)
    - The Factory (Berlin)
    Speaker: Simon Schaefer (Founder & CEO at Factory )
    - START COM Service Business Communication, Marketing and back-up measures, web analytics (voucher)
    Speaker: Annibale Elia (Head of Department of Political, Social and Communication Sciences, University of Salerno)
    - Startupbootcamp
    Speaker: Peter Kruger (CEO at eZecute & Managing Director at Startupbootcamp Rome)
    - Working Capital Accelerator
    Speaker: Anna Testa(Head of Working Capital Milan, Telecom Italia)
  • 12:15 - 12:30EBN Presentation David Tee (EBN head of membership services), presents the Europe Business Network: a network of around 150 quality-certified EU|BICs (business and innovation centres) and 100 other organisations that support the development and growth of innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs.
  • 12:30 - 13:00Supporting startup creation - Smart and Start
    Lina D'Amato (Invitalia): Presenting Smart & Start the new initiative by Invitalia to support innovative startups in Mezzogiorno: results.
    - Fulbright BEST
    Fernando Napolitano (IB&II)
  • 13:00 - 14:30Lunch & networking @ Castel dell'OvoLunch kindly sponsored by INVITALIA
  • 15:15 - 15:30Opening - Vito Grassi (President of CESVITEC)
    - Paolo Pontoniere (for Unite the two Bays)
    - Marco Marinucci (CEO Mind the Bridge)
  • 15:30 - 17:30From Vesuvio to Silicon Valley and back @ Hotel Royal Continental
    - Job Creator Tour - Restart your Business
    CESVITEC Green Tech Contest More info...
  • 17:30 - 18:30EU Opportunities for Startups + Accelerators: Accelerator Assembly / Horizon 2020Speakers: Isidro Laso Ballesteros (Startup European Commission)
  • 18:30 - 19:00Networking and 1:1 meetings
  • 20:30 - 23:00Networking Dinner @ Hotel Royal ContinentalCome and join the Networking Dinner at "Innovation International Meeting", meet colleagues and specialists in your field from around the world in an enjoyable and relaxed Networking Dinner.

May 13, 2014
  • 09:00 - 09:30Welcome and Opening (S.E.P.: @ Hotel Royal Continental)– Luigi De Magistris (The Mayor of Naples)
    – Enrico Panini (City of Naples: Councillor for Productive Activities)
    - Marco Marinucci (CEO, Mind the Bridge Fundation)
  • 09:30 - 10:00Startup Europe Presentation Isidro Laso Ballestreros, Head of Startup Europe, European Commission
  • 10:00 - 10:20 Introduction to Startup Europe PartnershipAlberto Onetti, Chairman, Mind the Bridge Foundation
    Simon Schaefer, Founder, Factory Berlin
  • 10:20 - 10:30How does the Italian Government plans to support SEPStefano Firpo, Italian Government, Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico
  • 10:30 - 11:15Panel: Bridging Large Corporates and Startups: Sharing Best Practices - Gustavo Vinacua, Director of BBVA Innovation Centers & Open Innovation
    - Javier Placer, Director, Open Future Telefónica
    - Telmo Perez, Vice President of France Telecom Group, TBD, Telefonica
    - Alexia Froudkine, Director Developer Marketing & Alliances, Orange
    - Axel Menneking, Head of hub:raum International, Deutsche Telekom - Salvo Mizzi, Telecom Italia
    - Carlo Papa, Chief Innovation Officer, Enel Green Power
  • 11:15 - 11:30Panel: Corporate Venture Capital. Sharing Best Practices - Jacky Abitbol, Investment Director Orange Capital
    - Javier Placer, Director, Open Future Telefónica
    - Clara Gutierrez Sanz, BBVA Venture)
    - Luca Casaburra, Strategic Finance at Telecom Italia
    - Alberto De Paoli, Head of Strategic Planning & Enel Lab Managing Director, Enel
  • 11:30 - 12:00Discussion and Wrap-up
  • 12:00 - 14:00Lunch & Networking @ Castel dell'OvoLunch kindly sponsored by Banca Credito Cooperativo - BCC Napoli
  • 13:59 - 18:00STARTUP EXPO @ Castel dell'Ovo (Parallel session)20 Startups will pitch their innovative business idea to Mind the Bridge Fundation mentors and to international investors.
  • 14:00 - 14:30Matching Session(reserved to SEP Corporate Members + invited SEP startups))
  • 14:30 - 14:45Opening
  • 14:45 - 15:00Intro of SEP Corporate Members (BBVA, Orange, Telefonica)
  • 15:00 - 15:45Intro of SEP Selected Startups
  • 15:45 - 16:45Matching: Startup & Corporates 1:1 meetings
  • 16:45 - 17:30Matching Feedback & Outcomes
  • 16:45 - 18:00Discussion, Action Items and Wrap-up

DAY 1 – SAT, MAY 10th

02:00 – 02:15 Registration
02:15 – 02:45 Opening + Welcome
02:45 – 03:30 Startup opening pitch (8 startups X 5min pitch)
03:30 – 04:00 Presentation (Anne Marie Russo)
04:00 – 04:30 Break
04:30 – 06:30 Mentoring Session
04:30 – 06:30 Pitch Clinic (4 startups)
06:30 – 07:30 Skype Session with other startups that couldn’t come to Naples
07:30 – 08:00 Break
08:00 – 10:00 Networking dinner
08:45 – 09:30 Inspirational talk

 

DAY 2 – SUN, MAY 11th

10:00 – 11:00 Pitch Clinic (2 startups)
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:15 Pitch Clinic (2 startups)
10:00 – 11:00 Mentoring Session
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:15 Mentoring Session
12:15 – 12:45 Refine the Pitch/1:1 Meeting (on request)
12:45 – 02:00 Lunch
02:00 – 02:45 Inspirational talk
02:45 – 05:00 Refine the Pitch/1:1 Meeting (on request): M. Marinucci, A. Onetti
05:00 – 06:00 Final pitch (8 startups X 5min pitch)

 

Mentors

  • RICK BELLUZZO
    ex Vice President at Microsoft, Managing Director at Corso Partners
  • JAMES C. ROBERTS III
    Managing Partner, Global Capital Law Group, CEO at Global Capital Strategic Group
  • CHRISTIAN FASULO
    Sr. Global Program Manager at Google, CEO & Co-Founder at Polk&Union S.r.l
  • MARCO MARINUCCI
    Founder & Executive Director Mind the Bridge Foundation, Co-founder and Managing Partner at MTS Venture Partners
  • JEREMY BAMBERG
    Community & Outreach Manager at Factory
  • PETER KRUGER
    CEO at eZecute & Managing Director at Startupbootcamp Rome
  • FRANCISCO GARCIA
    Founder and Managing Director at Gut Capital
  • SIMON SCHAEFER
    Founder & CEO at Factory , Partner at JMES Investments
  • ALBERTO ONETTI
    Chairman Mind the Bridge, Founder and CFO, Funambol, Professor at Insubria University (Faculty of Economics)
  • ANNE MARIE RUSSO
    Director of Business Development at MailUp Inc., Mentor at Mind the Bridge
  • SIMONA BIELLI
    Global Operations Coordinator at Mind the Bridge, Research Fellow @CrESIT

Saturday 10: Boot Camp

14:15 – 14:45 Opening + Welcome
14:45 – 15:30 Startup opening pitch (8 startups X 5min pitch)
15:30 – 16:00 Presentation (Anne Marie Russo)
break
16:30 – 18:30 Pitch Clinic (4 startups)

 

Sunday 11: Boot Camp

10:00 – 11:00 Pitch Clinic (2 startups)
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:15 Pitch Clinic (2 startups)
break
14:00 – 14:45 Inspirational talk
break
17:00 – 18:00 Final pitch (8 startups X 5min pitch)