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Incubate 2.0 - sponsored by HP Startup Central
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 6:00 PM (PST)
The new business of business - how to grow entrepreneurs globally
Incubate 2.0 brings together passionate leaders and organizers of leading initiatives from all over the world that have impacted the lives of entrepreneurs.
Incubate 2.0 allows organizers of First Tuesday, Entrepreneurs Commons, StartupSchool and many more to exchange experiences and develop a joint plan on how to support local entrepreneurs on a global scale.
Come to San Francisco and join other organizers, thought leaders, and successful entrepreneurs in workshops that will help you with your activities, networking on a global scale with like-minded people and brainstorming on how to make a difference.
November 17-18, 2010, during Global Entrepreneurship Week (Incubate 2.0 is a featured event of GEW)
HP Executive Briefing Center in Cupertino, CA
Who is participating
- active organizers that have lead activities to help entrepreneurs and want to engage with other organizers, extend their network and gain useful insights
- entrepreneurs and local leaders that have interest in replicating initiatives in their countries
- angels and VC with interest in new ways of working with entrepreneurs around the world
- government representatives and NGOs with interest in promoting entrepreneurship in their countries
- university representatives with interest learning how Universities can play a important and sustainable role in the entrepreneurial ecosystem
- executives from companies with interest in gaining access to early stage innovation and a global market of early adaptors
- journalists interested in witnessing the rise of a culture of global entrepreneurship
View speakers bios here
8:30 am: HP welcome presentation
Bernard Slede, Managing Director of HP’s Startup Ecosystem Programs, will describe the evolution of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and HP’s engagement.
Alan Moore will talk about the industrial age, with processes and straight line thinking, and how the world has changed and we have to build networked organizations in networked ecosystem of customers, partners and other stakeholder. This impacts the type of business we are building, how we are building them, and how we promote building more
9:45 am: New networks - The rise of global entrepreneur networks
- Constanza Nieto - GlobalTech Bridge
- Fadi Bishara - Co-founders network
- Patrick Kedziora - Entrepreneur Commons Miami chapter
- Rebeca Hwang - YouNoodle
- Steve Hoffman - Founders Space
Panel discussion presenting several example of programs for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs that fill the gap created by the more formal education (MBAs) that have traditionally ignored entrepreneurship, or are addressing it in ways that do not fulfil the need.
- Boku Kodama - founder of Urban Roots
- Gagan Biyani - graduate of Founders Institute and founder of Udemy
- Mike Del Ponte - Sparkseed
- Shay Colson - Syracuse Universitiy
- Steli Efti - founder of Supercoolschool
Noon - Working lunch
1:00 pm - New Knowledge: Social media as medium of change
Presentation by Michael Lewkowitz - founder at the epic.io
Presentation on how social media has changed the way we start and grow businesses, and on what type of platform can help us transform the way we innovate.
1:30 pm - New Knowledge: new media
Panel discussion presenting the new sources of information for entrepreneurs around the world, and the impact of new media on the overall process. Where do entrepreneurs get their information today? How the new communication channels impact the process of ideation and creation?
- Cassie Phillipps - founder of WebWall Flower
- Chris McCann - founder of The Startup Digest
- Michael Lewkowitz - founder epic.io
- Natalie Sisson - founder Womanzworld
- Ronny Kerr - journalist at Vator.tv
2:30 pm - New Money: Funding mechanism
Panel to discuss the new mechanism that social media has enabled, the legal limitations of hat is possible and where it is going in the foreseeable future.
- Danae Ringelmann - co-founder IndieGoGo
- David Rose - founder of Angelsoft
- Enrique Allen - co-founder 500startups
- Jenny Kassan - top legal expert on crowdfunding, co-founder of Cutting Edge Capital
- Jouko Ahvenainen - founder GrowVC
Moderated by Robert Scoble - tech enthousiast, video blogger, media innovator, fanatical about startups
3:45 pm - New Money: new models for incubators/accelerators
Panel to discuss new models for incubating/accelerating business. VCs getting into early stage, Angels expanding their role, new ways of fostering business ideas, and new ways to grow micro-multinational companies.
- Kevin Jones - Partner at Good Capital, founder of The Hub San Francisco
- Kaushal Chokshi - Founder of Quickstart Global
- Paul Bragiel - Ventures I/O
- Clement Alteresco - founder of Parisoma
4:45 pm - What’s next: models to support entrepreneur initiatives
- Shaherose Charania - co-founder of Women 2.0
- Darius Golkar - founder New Scholars
- Karen Martell - Entrepreneur Services at Endeavor
- Grant Wernick - consultant working with Kauffman Labs
- Joe Ross - executive director at Citizens School
5:45 pm - What’s next: what type of company do we want to start and grow?
Keynote by Bo Burlingham, writer of “Small Giants - companies that chose to be great instead of big. Bo will be joined in this presentation by Paul Spiegelman, co-founder and CEO of Beryl, CEO of the Small Giants Community, and the author of "Why is Everyone Smiling?"
The second day of the conference is “Open Space” day (or Barcamp if you are more familiar with this other name for a similar format): the agenda will be decided on-site. Who is here is the right person to join the conversation, and what is being discussed in the right topic to be discussed.
The goal of these discussions is to draw the lessons learned from the first day, and to discuss next steps to improve knowledge sharing: what can be done short term and long term to promote a culture of entrepreneurship and create impact on a global and massive scale.
When & Where
Startup Cause builds an accelerating ecosystem for entrepreneurs around the globe by curating complementary non for profit initiatives by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.