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Tuesday, June 25
 

12:00 CEST

14:00 CEST

Techstars Office Hours with Amy Smith
Speakers
avatar for Amy Smith

Amy Smith

Senior Vice President, Product, Techstars
Amy is the SVP of Product at Techstars. She and her team are responsible for product management of Techstars programs, in-person and online experiences that support the experience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, community leaders, and partners in the Techstars Network. Before... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Pink Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

14:00 CEST

Techstars | Founder Stories: Davide Dattoli, founder of Talent Garden
Limited Capacity filling up

Davide Dattoli, founder of Talent Garden, interviewed by Jose Iglesias from Techstars.

Speakers
avatar for Jose Iglesias

Jose Iglesias

Director Europe, Middle East & Africa, Techstars
Over a decade ago, Jose Iglesias started working on technology, first, building products, then building bridges between startups, corporates, and governments. Technology is making the World a better place, and Jose Iglesias has the certainty that the only way to create these opportunities... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Gold Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

15:00 CEST

15:30 CEST

Techstars Office Hours with Courtney Gras
Speakers
avatar for Courtney Gras

Courtney Gras

LaunchPad Director, Techstars
Helping student entrepreneurs around the world succeed with Techstars. An engineer by training, an entrepreneur by nature. In 2014, I left my “real” job at NASA to work with the startup company I founded in college. Shortly after, I discovered opportunities to build the local... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 15:30 - 16:30 CEST
Green Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

15:30 CEST

Techstars Office Hours with Dave Drach - Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30
Speakers
avatar for Dave Drach

Dave Drach

VP of Corporate Strategy, Techstars
I build relationships between startups and corporates so they can prosper together.I focus on teaching startups how to best engage corporate partners and I help our corporate partners create the very best startup engagement engines to drive innovation into their organizations.I’ve... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 15:30 - 16:30 CEST
White Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

17:00 CEST

Techstars Office Hours with John Hill
Speakers
avatar for John Hill

John Hill

VP of Network, Techstars
I’m the Network Catalyst for a company that dreams big, global and accelerates the growth of tech companies. Techstars is a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program.To date, hundreds of companies have gone through the Techstars accelerator, and I’m charged with supporting... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 17:00 - 18:00 CEST
Pink Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

17:00 CEST

Techstars | Fireside chat with John China, President of Silicon Valley Bank Capital, Gabriele Burgio, CEO Alpitour and Silvia Candiani, CEO Microsoft Italia
Limited Capacity seats available

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for John China

John China

President, Silicon Valley Bank Capital, Silicon Valley Bank
John is focused on delivering best-fit solutions, insights and connections for Silicon Valley Bank’s clients. Over 23 years at SVB John has constantly – and enthusiastically - made connections between entrepreneurs, investors, the Fortune 500, bankers and even winemakers.  Today... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Lawton

Jenny Lawton

COO, Techstars
Jenny Lawton joined Techstars as COO in September 2016. Jenny is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company including sales, marketing, business development, engineering and operations.Prior to Techstars, Lawton served as the COO of littleBits and was responsible for... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 17:00 - 18:00 CEST
Sala Fucine | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

18:00 CEST

 
Wednesday, June 26
 

09:00 CEST

Techstars | Legal 101 - What Every Startup Should Know
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to navigate the legal landscape of early-stage startups. 


Speakers
avatar for Joel Kiesey

Joel Kiesey

Senior Corporate Counsel, Techstars


Wednesday June 26, 2019 09:00 - 10:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

10:00 CEST

Techstars | Marketing 101 - The Fundamentals
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn the foundation of startup marketing and how to position your company to succeed.



Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Greene

Jonathan Greene

VP of Marketing, Techstars


Wednesday June 26, 2019 10:00 - 11:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

10:00 CEST

10:00 CEST

Techstars Office Hours with Saba Karim - Wednesday 10:00 - 1:00
Speakers
avatar for Saba Karim

Saba Karim

Pipeline Manager, Techstars
Saba Karim is the Pipeline Manager of Techstars, based out of Boulder Colorado. He leads the startup sourcing initiatives at Techstars, finding new ways (and making it easier) for founders to be able to connect and learn about the suite of offerings Techstars has for entrepreneurs... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 10:00 - 13:00 CEST
Pink Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

11:00 CEST

Techstars | Mentoring startups, best practices.
Limited Capacity seats available

Mentors are critical to any startup success but taking the right approach on both sides is sometimes challenging.  Join us to talk about how to get started, flesh out your idea and create a path for execution

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Jag Singh

Jag Singh

Managing Director, Techstars
He is one of Europe’s most active angel investors. His background spans the interconnected worlds of marketing and technology, underpinned by over a decade of experience in politics/strategy. He spent his twenties building and growing a political advertising agency, and by the time... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 11:00 - 12:00 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

11:00 CEST

12:00 CEST

Techstars | The importance of Diversity for business performance, with Anna Gatti (Intesa Sanpaolo) and Jenny Lawton (Techstars)
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Jenny Lawton

Jenny Lawton

COO, Techstars
Jenny Lawton joined Techstars as COO in September 2016. Jenny is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company including sales, marketing, business development, engineering and operations.Prior to Techstars, Lawton served as the COO of littleBits and was responsible for... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 12:00 - 12:45 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

12:00 CEST

Techstars | Startup investment best practices and learnings
Limited Capacity full

Techstars has invested in over 1200 companies in the last 10 years. In these sessions, you will learn from that experience. What are the best tips to identify a great founder? How to find the much-needed deal flow?

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Max Kelly

Max Kelly

SVP of Strategy, Techstars
Max is currently Senior Vice President of Strategy at Techstars. Prior to this position, Max was the Managing Director of Techstars London, investing in some of the best startups in Europe.Prior to Techstars, Max spent 12 years at Virgin where he was responsible for the strategy of... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

14:00 CEST

Techstars | Founder Stories: Isaac Saldana, co-founder at SendGrid (acquired by Twilio for $2B)
Limited Capacity seats available


[Language: English]


Speakers
avatar for Isaac Saldana

Isaac Saldana

SendGrid, Co-Founder
Isaac Saldana, Co-founder of SendGrid—which was acquired by Twilio for $3 billion in an all-stock deal in October 2018—isn’t lounging on a beach. He’s helping other entrepreneurs create companies, using everything he learned by building SendGrid. And he’s returned to Techstars... Read More →
avatar for John Hill

John Hill

VP of Network, Techstars
I’m the Network Catalyst for a company that dreams big, global and accelerates the growth of tech companies. Techstars is a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program.To date, hundreds of companies have gone through the Techstars accelerator, and I’m charged with supporting... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 14:00 - 15:15 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

15:30 CEST

Techstars Meet & Greet
Limited Capacity seats available

At Techstars, we are on a mission to help entrepreneurs succeed. Over the past 10 years, we have helped over 1,300 companies grow and raise over $6 billion in funding, with a market cap of over $22 billion. Now we’re on a search for the next wave of companies to join our worldwide network!

Come meet Techstars Managing Directors and program staff to learn more about our 45+ mentorship-driven accelerator programs around the world. At this event, you’ll get to:

Share what you’re working on;
Get feedback on your idea;
Connect with your local entrepreneurial community;
See if Techstars is a good fit to help accelerate your startup!

You can also sign up for Office Hours, one-on-one session with Techstars Program Staff, designed to help us get to know each other. During this 30 minute session, we’ll talk about how we can help you and your startup.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
Presentation on Growth Marketing for Your Startup
Background of Techstars mentorship-driven accelerators
Audience Q&A
Happy Hour and networking


[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Jag Singh

Jag Singh

Managing Director, Techstars
He is one of Europe’s most active angel investors. His background spans the interconnected worlds of marketing and technology, underpinned by over a decade of experience in politics/strategy. He spent his twenties building and growing a political advertising agency, and by the time... Read More →
avatar for Saba Karim

Saba Karim

Pipeline Manager, Techstars
Saba Karim is the Pipeline Manager of Techstars, based out of Boulder Colorado. He leads the startup sourcing initiatives at Techstars, finding new ways (and making it easier) for founders to be able to connect and learn about the suite of offerings Techstars has for entrepreneurs... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 15:30 - 16:45 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

16:30 CEST

Techstars | How large corporations can engage with startups?
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session we will discuss how corporations can prepare to effectively engage with startups with an emphasis on the following points:
  • Where do you feel you need innovation in your corporate strategy?
  • Are there technologies or new business models that could impact you in the near future?
  • What elements of your corporation would you like to transform?
  • How to devise a strategy and long-range plan to consistently engage entrepreneurs.
  • The decision process to figure out where to start.
  • First steps and effective follow-up.
  • How to build and manage your reputation with the startup ecosystem.
  • How to demonstrate results to senior management.

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Dave Drach

Dave Drach

VP of Corporate Strategy, Techstars
I build relationships between startups and corporates so they can prosper together.I focus on teaching startups how to best engage corporate partners and I help our corporate partners create the very best startup engagement engines to drive innovation into their organizations.I’ve... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 16:30 - 18:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

17:00 CEST

18:00 CEST

Networking Happy Hour: Join us for drinks and networking! #2
JOIN US AT OGR: Torino's New Innovation Hub

Get to know like-minded entrepreneurs, startups and creatives in Torino! Will waiting for you with some drinks and snacks.

Mix and mingle with international entrepreneurs, local entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts and investors.

Wednesday June 26, 2019 18:00 - 19:30 CEST
OGR Backyard | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni
 
Thursday, June 27
 

09:30 CEST

Techstars Office Hours with Chris Heivly
Speakers
avatar for Chris Heivly

Chris Heivly

VP Innovation, Techstars
Chris Heivly is one of the nation’s leading experts in how to turn startups into multimillion-dollar companies and has been dubbed the “Startup Whisperer.”  For over 30 years, Heivly has worked at the highest levels for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 09:30 - 11:00 CEST
White Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

11:00 CEST

Techstars | Succeeding as a hardware startup
Hear from our expert panellists about how to take your hardware startup from a sketch and simple prototype to a solid business with thousands of customers.

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Jenny Lawton

Jenny Lawton

COO, Techstars
Jenny Lawton joined Techstars as COO in September 2016. Jenny is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company including sales, marketing, business development, engineering and operations.Prior to Techstars, Lawton served as the COO of littleBits and was responsible for... Read More →
avatar for Paul Berberian

Paul Berberian

CEO, Sphero
Paul Berberian is an experienced chief executive and entrepreneur with a strong background in starting and growing companies. In 2010 he became the CEO of Sphero, with a goal of making it the next big name in toys.Berberian has lead the company through massive global product launches... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Conor MacCormack

Dr. Conor MacCormack

Co-Founder and CEO, Mcor Technologies
As former site manager for a 5th Framework European project with Airbus, principal investigator with SPS Technologies in the US in the aerospace sector, and with a PhD in mechanical engineering, Dr. MacCormack co-founded Mcor Technologies with his brother, Fintan, in 2005. Their vision... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 11:00 - 12:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

11:30 CEST

12:00 CEST

Techstars | Fireside chat: Bala Kamallakharan (Iceland Venture Studio) and Jenny Lawton (Techstars)
[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Bala Kamallakharan

Bala Kamallakharan

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Iceland Venture Studio and Startup Iceland
Bala Kamallakharan is the Founder and CEO of Startup Iceland, a grassroots initiative aimed at building a sustainable startup ecosystems in Iceland.He has served as an executive board member for Guide to Iceland and TravelShift. Over the years, Bala has invested, mentored, and served... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Lawton

Jenny Lawton

COO, Techstars
Jenny Lawton joined Techstars as COO in September 2016. Jenny is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company including sales, marketing, business development, engineering and operations.Prior to Techstars, Lawton served as the COO of littleBits and was responsible for... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

15:30 CEST

Techstars | Founder Stories: Paul Berberian, CEO at Sphero
Limited Capacity seats available

Paul Berberian is an experienced chief executive and entrepreneur with a strong background in starting and growing companies. In 2010 he became the CEO of Sphero, with a goal of making it the next big name in toys. Berberian has lead the company through massive global product launches, partnership and licensing agreements, as well as the launch and expansion of Sphero Edu, the company’s formidable computer science educational department. Berberin formerly acted as CEO and co-founder of Raindance Communications (NASDAQ: RNDC), a web and phone conferencing services company acquired by West Corporation in 2006. Prior founding Raindance, he co-founded Market Force Information, a consolidation of leading customer experience, mystery shopping and market research firms. Berberian was also co-founder and CEO of LINK-VTC, a video teleconferencing company, which was sold in 1995 to Frontier Communications. Berberian is a distinguished graduate of the US Air Force Academy.

[Language: English]


Speakers
avatar for Paul Berberian

Paul Berberian

CEO, Sphero
Paul Berberian is an experienced chief executive and entrepreneur with a strong background in starting and growing companies. In 2010 he became the CEO of Sphero, with a goal of making it the next big name in toys.Berberian has lead the company through massive global product launches... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 15:30 - 17:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

16:00 CEST

Techstars Office Hours with Dave Drach - Tuesday 4:00 - 6:00
Speakers
avatar for Dave Drach

Dave Drach

VP of Corporate Strategy, Techstars
I build relationships between startups and corporates so they can prosper together.I focus on teaching startups how to best engage corporate partners and I help our corporate partners create the very best startup engagement engines to drive innovation into their organizations.I’ve... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 16:00 - 18:00 CEST
Green Room | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

16:30 CEST

17:00 CEST

Techstars | Lessons From The Best Startup Ecosystems
Limited Capacity filling up

Chris Heivly is a co-founder of MapQuest, an angel, micro-fund and corporate venture capital investor and a startup ecosystem builder. For the past 2.5 years, Chris with Brad Feld, author of the book - Startup Communities - has focused his efforts on identifying a unique vision as well as the tactics necessary to build & grow a startup community.  Be prepared to think and act differently as he outlines today's best practices.

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Chris Heivly

Chris Heivly

VP Innovation, Techstars
Chris Heivly is one of the nation’s leading experts in how to turn startups into multimillion-dollar companies and has been dubbed the “Startup Whisperer.”  For over 30 years, Heivly has worked at the highest levels for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 17:00 - 18:30 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

18:00 CEST

 
Friday, June 28
 

09:30 CEST

09:30 CEST

15:00 CEST

Techstars | FUTURE MOBILITY - Fluidificarsi per innovare Nascita di nuovi modelli collaborativi tra startup, industrie, investitori e regolatori
Limited Capacity seats available

  • 15:00 Apertura Techstars 
  • 15:05 Presentazione TUC.technology - L’automobile nell’era dell’Auto-Mobile 
  • 15:30 Tavola Rotonda
    • Ludovico Campana & Sergio Pininfarina - Fondatori di TUC.technology 
    • Paolo Pininfarina - Presidente Pininfarina S.p.a 
    • Giorgio Marsiaj - Amministratore delegato & Presidente SABELT S.p.a 
    • Giancarlo Rocchietti - Presidente Club Investitori Torino
    • Luca Angelantoni - Consigliere Fondazione CRT  
    • Moderatore: Edoardo Nastri - Giornalista presso Auto & Design e l’Automobile

Speakers
avatar for Edoardo Nastri

Edoardo Nastri

Journalist, Auto&Design and l'Automobile
Freelance journalist and passionate about cars, new forms of mobility and technologies. I collaborate with Auto&Design, a bimonthly magazine about car design, and l'Automobile, the Automobile Club d'Italia magazine.
avatar for Paolo Pininfarina

Paolo Pininfarina

Presidente, Pininfarina SpA
Paolo Pininfarina is Chairman of Pininfarina SpA since 2008. He has been on the Board of Directors since 1988. For 30 years he was President and CEO of Pininfarina Extra srl a Group company specialized in industrial, architectural, nautical, aeronautical and furnishing design. More... Read More →
avatar for Luca Angelantoni

Luca Angelantoni

Member of the Board of Directors, Fondazione CRT
Luca Angelantoni, born on the 23rd of June 1978, is a Member of the Board of Directors of Fondazione CRT, foundation of banking origin based in Italy with an endowment of about 3 billion euros. He also is a Member of the Board of Directors of the OGR Company, whose mission is the... Read More →
avatar for Ludovico Campana

Ludovico Campana

Co-Founder, Administrator & Inventor, TUC.technology
Is a professional in the world of design, he has developed style and identity in Italy and abroad, succeeding over the years in obtaining important global recognition and working on publications in the most influential platforms in the sector. He attended the IED Turin and immediately... Read More →
avatar for Sergio Pininfarina

Sergio Pininfarina

Co-founder, Administrator & Business Director, TUC.technologies
He has always been a family in the automotive sector, and holds a degree in Industrial Design from the Polytechnic University of Turin. The study path has been alternated with training experience in the world of cars. At the same time he started a training course to which he touched... Read More →
avatar for Giancarlo Rocchietti

Giancarlo Rocchietti

Founder and President, Club degli Investitori
Giancarlo Rocchietti is an entrepreneur, business angel, founder and President at Club degli Investitori. In 1980 he founded Euphon, which become the leading independent operator in the multimedia industry in Italy with a preeminent position in Spain. He listed the company on the... Read More →



Friday June 28, 2019 15:00 - 16:45 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni

16:30 CEST

17:15 CEST

Techstars | Fireside chat with Massimo Banzi (co-founder of Arduino) and Paul Berberian (CEO Sphero), moderated by Jenny Lawton (COO Techstars)
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Paul Berberian

Paul Berberian

CEO, Sphero
Paul Berberian is an experienced chief executive and entrepreneur with a strong background in starting and growing companies. In 2010 he became the CEO of Sphero, with a goal of making it the next big name in toys.Berberian has lead the company through massive global product launches... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Lawton

Jenny Lawton

COO, Techstars
Jenny Lawton joined Techstars as COO in September 2016. Jenny is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company including sales, marketing, business development, engineering and operations.Prior to Techstars, Lawton served as the COO of littleBits and was responsible for... Read More →


Friday June 28, 2019 17:15 - 18:00 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni