MATCHFEST AT CES 2017

MATCHFEST AT CES 2017

For Global Startups and SMEs

 

Agenda

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017 PM | B2B MATCHMAKING SESSIONS

11:00 am

The B2B Matchmaking event opens its doors to the registrants

  • Please come early
  • We'll give you your badges (including CES badges) and schedules (including times of meetings and table numbers)
  • Coffees, sodas, waters and finger foods are complimentary
Noon

The B2B Matchmaking event starts

  • 30 min speed meetings
    Spend 5 minutes for Q&A and to discuss next steps
    Give yourself a few minutes to move from one table to another between meetings
    Let the next meeting take place when your meeting time is over
6:00 pm

The B2B Matchmaking event ends for the day

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017 | B2B MATCHMAKING SESSIONS

8:00 am

The B2B Matchmaking event open its doors to the morning registrants

  • Please come early
  • We'll give you your badges {with your CES badges) and schedules (including times of meetings and table numbers)
  • Coffees, sodas, waters and finger foods are complimentary
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

B2B Matchmaking event

  • 30 min speed meetings
    Spend 5 minutes for Q&A and to discuss next steps
    Give yourself a few minutes to move from one table to another between meetings
    Let the next meeting take place when your meeting time is over
1:30 pm

The B2B Matchmaking event opens its doors to the afternoon registrants (sponsored guests)

  • Please come early
  • We'll give you your badges and schedules (including times of meetings and table numbers)
  • Coffees, sodas, waters and finger foods are complimentary
2:00 - 6.00 pm

B2B Matchmaking event

  • 30 min speed meetings
    Spend 5 minutes for Q&A and to discuss next steps
    Give yourself a few minutes to move from one table to another between meetings
    Let the next meeting take place when your meeting time is over
6:00 pm

The B2B Matchmaking event ends for the day

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017 | LAUNCHFEST INVESTMENT FORUM

Please consider that matchmaking sessions are in parallel to the conference. Check timelines of B2B sessions.

Pitches, Demo Showcase and Networking

9:00 am

LaunchFest opens its doors for the day

  • We are partnering with Silicon Valley LaunchFest produced by Angel Launch.
  • Now in its 9th year, this event connects early and mid-stage startups, along with advanced
    private companies, Venture Capital firms, angels, equity accelerators,
    and corporate venture funds seeking investment opportunities.
  • Many startups have received funding from past events.
  • The event registration fee (to be an attendee and have lunch with the VIP guests and investors) is
    included in the registration fee of our B2B Matchmaking event.
  • You may pay extra to pitch investors ($95 per minute), or to host a demo table ($195) [both included in the $995 MatchFest rate]. Please send an email to info@eaecouncil.com ref. LaunchFest extras.
9:30 - 11:00 am

AGENDA:
Raising, Financing and Tech Trends: Top Trends to Watch
What’s Hot, Uncertain, and Hype, Angels, VCs and corporate investors from Silicon Valley and other regions share their insights
on the current market trends for investing. Learn how to attract funding; what they are looking for;
and what they consider to be the hot market trends for next year.

We will address both consumer and enterprise trends.
Consumer: Mobile, digital media, entertainment, music, audio, games, virtual reality, TV, hardware,
Internet of Things, apps, wearable tech, retail, health, wearables, Internet of Things, connected cars.
Enterprise: Mobile, big data, analytics, communications, hardware, Internet of Things, apps, eCommerce, security, infrastructure, chips. 

INVESTORS

FOLLOWED BY STARTUP PITCH PRESENTATIONS

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

How to Attract Funding: Seed, early stage, and series A-B funding
Hear firsthand from investors on what they look for when considering investment opportunities
at all stages. Learn how to contact them, how they favor a management team/style, favor a business model and revenue strategy, negotiate deal terms and determine valuation.
Discover examples of their past investment strategies and what they are seeking in markets below.
We will address both consumer and enterprise trends.
Consumer: Mobile, digital media, entertainment, music, audio, games, virtual reality, TV, hardware,
Internet of Things, apps, wearable tech, retail, health, wearables, Internet of Things, Connected cars.
Enterprise: Mobile, big data, analytics, communications, hardware, Internet of Things, apps, eCommerce, security, infrastructure, chips. 

INVESTORS

FOLLOWED BY STARTUP PITCH PRESENTATIONS

12:30 - 6:00 pm

Networking and Demo Showcase Open

12:30 - 1:15 pm

Lunch & Network with investors & potential partners at your lunch table.

1:15 - 1:30 pm

Introduction:

  • Introduction from Green and Spiedel Law office-- Jonathan Grode, US Practice Director
  • Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance -- Michael Walsh, Vice President Economic Development
  • Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority -- Chris Meyer, Vice President Global Business Sales
1:30 - 3:00 pm

Determining Market Valuations and Preparing for Funding & Acquisition

  • How do you know the right timing of when to raise money or sell, and how to evaluate an offer?
  • When should you take the offer?
  • What are current trends?
  • What are essential issues for startups to consider?
  • How do you maximize your valuation?
  • What is the outlook for financial markets to impact raising capital,  exits and M&A activity in general?

INVESTORS

FOLLOWED BY STARTUP PITCH PRESENTATIONS

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Demo Showcase and Networking

3:30 - 5:00 pm

USA & EUROPE - Government & Private Institutions Innovative Financing: Transatlantic Collaborations and Initiatives for Global Startups and SME's  
Topics: TTIP, Startup Global, European Commission Horizon 2020, European Union Funds and Banking Operations, Government & Private Matching Funds Initiatives, etc.

Speakers:

Keynote Address:

  • Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development - Jarad Van Wagoner, Deputy Director, International Division

US DOC – DG GROW/EEN SME Cooperation Arrangement and Activities CES and Beyond:

  • Select USA -- Seth Isenberg, Senior International Investment Specialist
  • EAEC & EEN USA -- Sebastien Torre, President
  • KVB Partners -- Salomon Kapetas, Partner
Panel Discussions:

Enhancing Opportunities in the Transatlantic Market – Best Practices for SMEs and Startups
including Innovative Financing 

  • Moderator: The Refiners, Carlos Diaz, Partner
  • SBA, Office of Advocacy -- Rosalyn, Steward, Assistant Chief Counsel
  • 500 Startups -- Rovert Neivert, Venture Partner
  • Hardware Club -- Evan Cohen, Partner and Head of Platform
  • Indiegogo -- John Vaskis, Sr Director Hardware
  • Keiretsu Forum -- Randy Williams, CEO
  • EIT Digital Silicon Valley -- Marko Turpeinen, CEO
  • Connect -- Greg MacKee, CEO
  • US Department of Commerce, ITA, Hilary Sadler, Senior International trade Specialist
  • SBA -- David Vidal, International Trade Finance Policy Specialist

FOLLOWED BY STARTUP PITCH PRESENTATIONS

  • Sybrillo (Hungary)
  • Uwinloc (France)
  • Ticatag (France)
  • MuvMe
  • 42tea (France)
  • Fit2Perform (Netherlands)
  • Wisebatt (France)
  • Origone (France)
  • Muuselabs (Belgium)
  • ZiBlue (France)
  • Wearable Health Technologies (Hungary)
  • Chameleon SmartHome System (Hungary)
  • 360dome.pro
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Euro Tech and International French Tech Cocktail Party - Reception, Drinks & Networking
Included: Last minute CES badges pickup (till 9:00 pm)

Hear from Announcement of the winners of the EUROPEAN AMERICAN PITCH AWARDS   
Sponsors: Cirque du Soleil, Club Med,  K5 Ventures, and European American Enterprise Council.  
A unique feature of MatchFest is a startup  competition, organized by our digital agency partner ActiveMedia
A jury consisting of angels and startup specialists from the Silicon Valley, the EU and other regions 
will decide who the top 3 of the startups are going to be.   
Winners will be announced in the evening, and receive their awards. 

7:00 pm

LaunchFest ends for the day

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017 AM | B2B MATCHMAKING SESSIONS

8:00 am

The B2B Matchmaking event opens its doors to the registrants

  • Please come early
  • We'll give you your badges (including CES badges) and schedules (including times of meetings and table numbers)
  • Coffees, sodas, waters and finger foods are complimentary
9:00 am

The B2B Matchmaking event starts

  • 30 min speed meetings
    Spend 5 minutes for Q&A and to discuss next steps
    Give yourself a few minutes to move from one table to another between meetings
    Let the next meeting take place when your meeting time is over
Noon

MatchFest ends for the week

 

Registration
closed since 4 Jan 2017
Schedule
Registration 1 Jun – 4 Jan
Meeting Selection 1 Jan – 4 Jan
Event 3 Jan – 5 Jan
Details
Language English
Costs $995
Venue Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, South Las Vegas Boulevard 3667
Las Vegas, United States
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 148
Meetings 376
Participants
Austria 1
Belgium 6
Canada 1
France 64
Germany 1
Hungary 4
India 4
Netherlands 2
Poland 1
Portugal 1
Reunion 2
Romania 2
Spain 3
Turkey 4
United Kingdom 1
United States 78
Total 175
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Before Event7032
After Event 4262
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