Changing Worlds Schedule

EBAN, CorkBIC and the European Investment Project Portal and key partners Cork City Council, Cork County Council and EY are pleased to invite you to the Changing Worlds Online Webinar, an afternoon event on Thursday June 11th including:

Changing Worlds Webinar Schedule

13:00 – 13:05   Welcome Michael O’Connor, CorkBIC & Jacopo Losso, EBAN

13:05 – 13:50   Disruption across Sectors – Panel Discussion

  • Allan Beechinor, Altada Technology Solutions
  • Ann Marie Mc Sorley, Veri
  • Dr Simon Samaha MD
  • Vitaly Polekhin, National Business Angels Association, Russia
  • Chair: Eileen Moloney, CorkBIC

13:50 – 14:05   Colin Mason, Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Glasgow 

The Corona Virus Economic Crisis: Its impact on Venture Capital & High Growth Enterprises

14:05 – 14:20 Fireside Chat – Edna Conway, VP & GM, Global Security, Risk & Compliance, Azure for Microsoft

Security in a Connected world

14:20 – 14:25   5 min Break

14:25 – 14:35   Neil Gibson, Chief Economist, EY

Emerging Trends & looking at possible exit strategies

14:35 – 15:00   Thinking differently about the Future – Julian Costley chats to Hermann Hauser about a new future post Covid-19;

  • What sectors are ripe for disruption now and in the near future?
  • Creating startups, seeking funds, getting the right team, determination, pivoting, and planning for exit. What excites you at moment?
  • What’s the global impact of COVID-19 and the subsequent recession?

15:00 – 15:50   Global Investor Challenge

4 Scaleup Companies will Pitch for 5 minutes followed by a short Q&A

Companies Pitching:

  • Mirai Medical – Declan Soden – Ireland
  • Eversens – Leyre Ruete – Spain
  • Enigma Digital – Aldo Del Bo – UK
  • EMPE Diagnostics – Pavan  Asalapuram  – Sweden

Panel to Include:

  • Peter Cowley, President EBAN
  • Nina Reinhardt, Angel Investor
  • Orla Rimmington, Kernel Capital
  • Ger O’Mahony, ActionPoint
  • Chair: Jacopo Losso, EBAN

15:50 – 15:55   Wrap Up & Winner of Global Investor Challenge Announced