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PORTFOLIO SUMMIT 2023

AGENDA

COMMUNE DE BONNELLES

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10-11 october 2023

TUE 10 OCT

  • Coach depart from
    Paris Gare du Nord    
    Welcome & intro on the way 

  • Arrive at Le Barn
    Unconference ideas posting 

  • Lunch

  • Plenary Session 1         

            Exits - the Successful Transaction

                • Simon Hay, Firefly

                • James Local, Houlihan Lokey

                • Moderator: Ben Wirz

  • Parallel Sessions 1

  • Break

  • Parallel Sessions 2

  • Outdoor networking

  • Break

  • Drinks, dinner & social

15:15

16:00

16:30

17:45

18:30

19:30

11:00

12:30

13:30

14:30

WED 11 OCT

  • Breakfast

  • Parallel Sessions 3

  • Parallel Sessions 4

  • Break

  • Plenary Session 2
       Fundraising Series B+

                • Elisa Russo, Carlyle

                • Jenny Wang, Owl

                • Moderator: Alex Latsis

  • Plenary Session 3         
        Brighteye Founder Stories

                • Slava Kremerman, Zen Educate

                • Daniel Zacharias, Sdui

                • Eduardo Rodrigues, UpHill

                • Jorge Moreno, Twenix

  • Outdoor networking

  • Lunch

  • Wine tasting - optional

  • Coach Return to Paris

  • Arrive at Paris Gare du Nord

12:30

13:00

14:00

16:00

18:00

11:40

08:00

09:00

10:00

10:45

11:00

Parallel sessions (Group conversations)

Parallel SESSIONs 1  |  Tue 10 Oct 15:15-16:00

A. Generative AI

  • Presentation by Ben on "The Landscape of Generative AI in Edtech" – an overview of tools, methodologies, and emerging trends

  • Case intros by Tandem and Skiller Whale showcasing their use of generative AI

  • Group Conversation

Meeting room: Montana

B. International Expansion - Through Acquisition

 

  • Intro by Daniel at Sdui on their journey and lessons from international acquisitions

  • Group Conversation

 

Meeting room: Le Barn

PARALLEL SESSIONS 2  | TUE 10 Oct 16:30-17:15

A. Recruitment - How to hire the best VP Sales/CRO

  • Keynote presentation by Dirshaye Abate, Almaz Technology Executive Search

  • Group Conversation

 

Meeting room: Montana

B. International Expansion – to the US

  • Intro by Slava at Zen Educate on their US expansion experience

  • Group Conversation

Meeting room: Le Barn

PARALLEL SESSIONS 3  | WED 11 Oct 09:00-09:45

A. International Expansion - Within Europe

  • Intro by Jorge at Twenix on their European expansion tactics and hurdles

  • Group Conversation

Meeting room: Montana

B. Sales & Marketing - B2C

  • Intro by David on B2C sales and marketing strategies

  • Group Conversation

 

Meeting room: Le Barn

 

C. Sales & Marketing - Corporates

  • Intro by Aris at Hack The Box on best practices in B2B sales

  • Group Conversation

Meeting room: Montana

PARALLEL SESSIONs 4  |  WED 11 Oct 10:00-10:45

Unconference

This is where you decide! 

We’ll collect your agenda suggestions during Day 1 and decide on ~4 topics for conversation in this final parallel session.

 

Meeting room: Montana

WHO'S COMING?

  • Gonzalo, Ironhack, (tech bootcamp for Europe/LatAm) Spain

  • Slava, Zen Educate, (marketplace for supply teachers) UK

  • Arnd and Tobias, Tandem (language learning social platform) Germany

  • Aris, Hack The Box (hacking training platform) GR/UK

  • Kevin, Supermood (employee engagement tool) France

  • Cécile, YouSchool (online school for regulated blue-collar service industries) France

  • Jean-Christophe and Loan, AgroLeague (coaching platform for farmers) France

  • Julian, Create Academy (online learning platform focused on creativity) UK

  • Eimantas, Memby (one to many online tutoring platform) Lithuania

  • Lewis, Komi (marketplace platform connecting consumers with skilled professionals) UK

  • Eduardo, UpHill (Clinical Training and Compliance Analysis) Portugal

  • Erfan, StudyStream (Community and virtual library for students) UK/US

  • Jorge, Twenix (Language learning marketplace/platform for SMBs) Spain

  • Hywel, Skiller Whale (fast, flexible, live online learning for tech dev teams) UK/remote

  • Kane, Visibly (SaaS platform that helps field engineers share their experiences and improve their skills thanks to feedback loops) UK

  • Sylvie, Lynx Educate (Guild for Europe - marketplace) France

  • Samir, LabLabee (upskilling platform that allows telco operators, industrial companies, and training centers to insert practice into their training while cutting the costs of the process) France

  • Harry and Pavel, Cademy (SaaS enabled marketplace for education services) Scotland

  • Jose, Liceo de Farmacia, (online sales learning platform that helps pharmacies increase their annual turnovers) Spain

  • Ramiro, Ucademy, (online test preparation platform helping learners prepare for exams faster, more convenient and cheaper) Spain

  • Patrick, Coachbetter, (operating system for football clubs that allows coaches to manage learning and training activities with their team) Switzerland

  • Magnus, Nudge Labs, (B2B wellness coaching platform) Sweden

  • Héctor and Nicolás, Shakers, (B2B talent marketplace that helps companies hire freelance teams to carry out tech-based projects more quickly, conveniently and cheaply than they could using legacy processes) Spain

  • Daniel and Dominik, Sdui, (platform to revolutionise how schools communicate and organise) Germany

COACH PIck-up POINT

Coach will be located on 'Rue de Maubeuge' past the Taxi area of Gare du Nord.

At the Taxi exit on 'Rue de Maubeuge' take a right, heading through the arches to find coach parking at the end of the street.

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