About SEC2SV

Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) brings together the most relevant founders, professionals, and policy-makers from the EU entrepreneurial ecosystem and Silicon Valley in engaging meetings and workshops with the goal of forging meaningful long term relationships. Since 2015, SEC2SV has showcased 61 scaleups, hosted 20+ workshops with top policymakers and engaged thousands of people at its European Innovation Day conference.

Workshops, investor/corporate visits, meetings with the Entrepreneurship Sounding Board, one Policy Hackathon, one Investor Summit, 6 Evening Receptions complete the 2018 program that benefits from the attendance of a large EU Delegation, led by Miguel Arias Cañete, EU Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy and including senior EC officials, EU MEP’s, State Secretaries, and industry and innovation leaders from Europe.

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Scaleup Summit

The San Francisco Scaleup Summit will take place at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center on September 25-26. It is a two-day, highly curated, invitation only format, where international corporates, investors and scaleups operating in specific verticals can do business and spot technology trends.

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Participants

Gerard de Graaf
Gerard de Graaf
Director for the Digital Single Market,
EU Commission
Kristin Schreiber
Kristin Schreiber
Director in charge of COSME Programme and SME policy
Roberto Fraile Herrera
Roberto Fraile Herrera
Councilor for Innovation, Digital Transformation and Economic Development, Alcobendas City Council
Gunn Marit Helgesen
Gunn Marit Helgesen
KS, the Norvegian Association of Cities and Regions
Massimo Temussi
Massimo Temussi
Managing Director, ASPAL Regional Agency for Active Labour Policies – Autonomous Region Sardinia
Luis Suárez de Lezo
Luis Suárez de Lezo
General Secretary, Alcobendas Business Association – Alcobendas HUB Representative
Luca Spissu
Luca Spissu
Head Of Department, Sardinia Region
Elisabetta Bracco
Elisabetta Bracco
Alcobendas HUB Manager
Giuseppe Fasolino
Giuseppe Fasolino
Planning Commissioner, Sardinia Region
Sara D'Attorre
Sara D'Attorre
European and International Dept. & Startup Development Dept., ART-ER
Chris Mondini
Chris Mondini
VP, Global Stakeholder Engagement, ICANN
Giovanni Anceschi
Giovanni Anceschi
President, ART-ER

Agenda

Where Mind the Bridge Innovation Center
15:00-17:30 Session with scaleups. Workshops on:

  • Matching Preparation: covering the background details of of the participating corporates,
  • How to use Brella,
  • Corporate<>Startup communication: how to be effective and what to expect,
  • Selling to international markets: dos and dont’s.
16:00-17:30 Intro to Silicon Valley for delegation members
18:00-20:00 Cocktail reception
Where Mind the Bridge Innovation Center
9:00-10:45 EU Breakfast (with Gerard de Graaf)
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Workshop on IP
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-17:00 Dell Hackathon
17:00-19:00 Cocktail reception
Where NASDAQ
9:00-9:30 Check-in and registration
9:30-9:50 Grand opening: C-Level speaker from NASDAQ
9:50-10:20 Keynote speaker
10:20-10:40 Mind the Bridge data: worldwide innovation outposts
10:40-11:10 Investor panel
11:10-11:20 Break
11:20-11:30 Deep dive, EIT: healthy, circular cities
Speaker: Willem Jonker
11:30-11:40 Deep dive – ENEL: Smart Cities
Speaker: Marco Gazzino
11:40-11:50 Deep dive – ENEL: E-Mobility
Speaker: Marco Gazzino
11:50-12:00 Deep dive – ENI: Decarbonization
12:00-12:10 Deep dive – Acciona: Digital Construction
12:10-12:20 Deep dive – Amadeus: Travel Tech
12:20-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-17:00 1:1 Curated matching
18:00-21:00 Gala dinner
Where NASDAQ
9:00-9:30 Check-in and registration
9:30-9:50 The future of cities: startups on stage
9:50-10:00 Decarbonization
10:00-10:10 Digital Construction
10:10-10:20 Travel Tech
10:20-10:30 E-Mobility
10:30-11:00 Mind the Bridge data: Comparative analysis of different innovation ecosystems
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-17:00 1:1 Curated matching
18:00-21:00 Cocktail reception
9AM-12PM DAY IN THE CITY
Corporate/Investor Meetings
12PM-6PM DAY IN THE CITY
Corporate/Investor Meetings