by Alex Vieux
The macroeconomic environment has triggered a lot of questions and uncertainties. Although everyone has been impacted by the recession, entrepreneurs continued to defy the odds and demonstrated incredible resilience. From Romania to Turkey and Norway to Portugal, innovation is flourishing. Is there a common trend among them? What do they do right?
Outstanding entrepreneurs who have been there before share their insights, strategies and their recipes for success.
by Norbert Lossau
There is a point when every entrepreneur must step out of the nest and navigate unchartered waters. One of the most daunting hurdles many companies face is doing a deal with a large corporate. It is a different culture, a different speed and certainly a different set of priorities. How does a private company reach out to the giants? What is their vetting process? How can they make sure to make a good first impression?
In Europe’s current environment sources of money are scarce, so you need to stand up and be heard. How do you, as an entrepreneur, get in front of the right venture capitalist without wasting your time? What are they looking for when they sift through 1000 business plans a month? Is there anything you can do to rise to the top?
by John Cioffi
An exceptional CEO will share his experience in growing his company from a small startup to a leading tech company with offices in Asia, Europe and the USA.
IPOs are not a realistic exit for companies in Europe. How can entrepreneurs best find liquidity and payoff for their hard work and their investor’s trust? What are the benchmarks they should aim for?
9th–10th April 2013