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ESADE Alumni Start-up Day


June 19 OF 2018 from 08:30 AM to 02:00 PM

Wednesday April 3rd ESADE Alumni will celebrate the Start-up Day at ESADEFORUM (Av. Pedralbes 60-62). If you have a start-up or are a business angel or you love innovation or you simply want to keep in touch with the enterprise ecosystem, this is the day for you!

Start-up day is organised by ESADE Alumni and Banco Sabadell for entrepreneurs, investors, students and, in general, the entire enterprise ecosystem. The day starts with Matins ESADE, the main speaker. Guests in recent years have included Bernardo Hernández and Dídac Lee. This is followed by a panel discussion, conferences and networking activities. The ESADE Alumni award for the best start-up of the year will also be presented. Previous winners include Wallapop,, Red Points, Kantox and Signaturit.

First-rate guests will take part in conferences, panel discussion and networking activities throughout the day. As usual each year, the award for the best start-up of the year will be presented.

08:30 h Start
Welcome and Introduction:
Xavier Sanchez (Lic&MBA 97 / AMP 08), Directo of  ESADE Alumni

08:35 h Matins ESADE with Genís Roca (EMBA 02), president of RocaSalvatella

Xavier Sanchez (Lic&MBA 97 / AMP 08), director de ESADE Alumni

10:00 h Networking break

10:20 h ESADE Alumni Best Start-Up Award: Glovo
Xavier Sanchez (Lic&MBA 97 / AMP 08), Director of ESADE Alumni

10:30 h Awarded talk: Oscar Pierre, cofounder of Glovo

10:45 h Panel 1: The effervescence of the Health sector
- Dra. Judit Anido, CEO Mosaic Biomedicals and VP Operations and Corporate Affairs at Northern Biologics
- Dr. Marc Martinell,
CEO Minoryx Therapeutics
- Dr. Lluis Pareras.
Director. Healthequity and Director of Innovation Col·legi Oficial de Metges de Barcelona.

Moderate: Yolanda Pérez, BStartup Director, Banc Sabadell
11.45 h Panel 2: Generación emprendedora

Round table with founders of:

Marc Soler, co-founder and CEO of 21 Buttons
Andrés Cester, co-founder and CEO of The Colvin Co
Alberto Bonhomme, co-founder and CEO of Instamaki
Anna M. Balañá, co-founder and CEO of Sheltair
Diego Arroyo, co-founder and CEO of Laagam

Moderate: Fernando Zallo (Lic&MBA 83), ESADE BAN Director

12:45 h Closing Speech: 'The 8 Laws of Moonshot Innovation', by Prof. Ivan Bofarull (Lic&MBA 97), Academic Director of the executive program "The Journey to Business Transformation", an ESADE partnership with the Singularity University (Silicon Valley)

13:30 h Networking cocktail