The Agenda

An up to date break down of everything you can find at UPPSTART this year.

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The Agenda

9:00 to 10:00

Registration and Name Badge Collection

60 mins

10:00 to 10:30

Welcome to UPPSTART 2018

Jason Dainter (Founder @ UPPSTART) 30 mins

10:00 to 17:00

Deal Room

1:1 meeting service via the Deal Room app 420 mins

10:30 to 11:00

Creating More Female Tech Superstars

Annika Lidne (Co-Founder @ Dramatify), Katrine Bimell (Founder @ Triber), Shaena Harrison (Community Activation Manager @ The Hub Sweden) 30 mins

11:00 to 11:30

Crowdfunding Do's and Don'ts

Pranav Kosuri (Co-founder @ Flic), Martin Willers (Thought Leader @ Kickstarter) 30 mins

11:30 to 12:00

Cracking the Silicon Valley Code

Maeve Kneafsey (Co-Founder @ CloudKPI) 30 mins

12:00 to 13:00

Lunch

60 mins

13:00 to 13:15

Welcome & Introduction to Industry Stage

Amira El-Bidawi (Business Development Manager @ Vattenfall) 15 mins

13:00 to 13:30

Branding Yourself

Maral Kalajian (Head of Marketing and Comms @ Watty), Yasmine Morrison (Co-Founder @ Sharehive & Svenskanomader) 30 mins

13:00 to 14:00

Elevate Startup Pitches (Invite Only)

60 mins

13:30 to 14:00

GE Testa Centre Startup Presentations

Jens Hammarlund (Head of IT @ GE TestaCentre) 30 mins

13:30 to 14:00

Win Bigger Deals Smarter

Johan Åberg (CEO @ Next State) 30 mins

14:00 to 14:30

Finding the Synergy Between Startups and Industry

Peter Löfgren (CEO @ SynerLeap) 30 mins

14:00 to 14:30

Blockchain. Why, When, and How?

Ivan Liljeqvist (Founder @ Ivan on Tech) 30 mins

14:30 to 15:00

Securing Your First Investor

Jan Ameri (Partner @ Arctic Startup), Sïmon Saneback (Founding Partner @ Wellstreet), Tatiana Shalalvand (Investment Manager @ Inventure) 30 mins

14:30 to 15:00

Why do we need our hands in VR?

Kai Hübner (Co-founder & CTO @ Gleechi) 30 mins

14:30 to 15:45

ScaleUP Investor Matchmaking (Invite Only)

75 mins

15:00 to 15:30

Traditional Industry Meets New Technology

Yalcin Efe (Industry 4.0 Process Manager @ Sandivk), Björn Langbeck (Industrial Expert @ Tillväxtverket), Dirk Voelkel (CTO @ GE Healthcare), Marley Kaplan (Innovation Strategy Advisor @ Capgemini) 30 mins

15:30 to 16:00

Smart Industry Trends 2018

Björn Langbeck (Industrial Expert @ Tillväxtverket) 30 mins

15:30 to 16:00

Robots Will Take Over the World

Moojan Asghari (Hacking House Manager @ Sigfox) 30 mins

15:45 to 16:15

Scaling Without Failing

Maria Horelli-Rosenlew (Founder @ Rosebud Ventures), Patric Palm (CEO @ Favro), Björn Elfgren (Founder and CEO @ Wint), Sonja Catani (CEO & Founder @ Hugo & Celine) 30 mins

16:00 to 16:50

Elevate Startup Pitching Finals

50 mins

16:15 to 16:45

Using PR to Scale Up

Benjamin Webb (Founder @ Deliberate PR), Maral Kalajian (Head of Marketing and Comms @ Watty) 30 mins

16:30 to 17:00

Content To Be Confirmed

30 mins

16:45 to 17:15

Keeping Your Startup DNA As You Scale

Bijal Nagrashna (Startup Business Development @ Amazon Web Services) 30 mins

17:00 to 18:00

Smart Industry Mingle (Invite Only)

30 mins

17:15 to 18:15

ScaleUP VIP Drinks & Mingle (Invite Only)

60 mins

18:00 to Late

After Party Doors Open

60 mins

19:00 to 21:00

VIP Dinner (Invite Only)

120 mins

22:00 to 23:00

Startup Karaoke

60 mins