Madrid, October 5 - 7, 2016

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2015 Startup Competition winners!


  • Industrial Revolution 2.0

    Plactherm

    Digital Solutions for Mass Markets

    Habitissimo

    Healthcare & BioTech

    S-Biomedic

    Tech for the Big Players

    Imagga
See all of the 100 finalists in our 2015 Startup competition
Incyde
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Past Speakers


Five stages with inspirational speakers, leaders of the industries, and top success stories from the South

  • Steve Wozniak

    Steve Wozniak

    Co-founder Apple

    Steve Wozniak was born in San Jose, California, on August 11, 1950. In partnership with his friend Steve Jobs, Wozniak invented the Apple I computer. The pair founded Apple Computers in 1976 with Ronald Wayne, releasing some of the first personal computers on the market. Wozniak also personally developed the next model, Apple II, which established Apple as a major player in microcomputing.

    http://@stevewoz

    Gwynne Shotwell

    Gwynne Shotwell

    SpaceX

    As President and COO of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell is responsible for day-to-day operations and for managing all customer and strategic relations to support company growth. She joined SpaceX in 2002 as Vice President of Business Development and built the Falcon vehicle family manifest to more than 70 launches, representing nearly $8 billion in revenue. Shotwell is a member of the SpaceX Board of Directors. Prior to joining SpaceX, Shotwell spent more than 10 years at the Aerospace Corporation. There she held positions in Space Systems Engineering & Technology as well as Project Management. She was promoted to the role of Chief Engineer of an MLV-class satellite program, managed a landmark study for the Federal Aviation Administration on commercial space transportation, and completed an extensive analysis of space policy for NASA’s future investment in space transportation.

    https://twitter.com/gwynneshotwell

    https://www.linkedin.com/pub/gwynne-shotwell/7/189/432

    Fadi Ghandour

    Fadi Ghandour

    Aramex

    Fadi Ghandour is the Founder and Vice Chairman of Aramex, one of the leading global logistics and transportation companies. He is currently Managing Partner of Wamda Capital, a new Venture Capital fund focusing on technology investments in the Arab World. Fadi is also the Managing Partner of MENA Venture Investments, a seed capital investment company investing in early stage tech companies. He is Member of the Board of Abraaj Capital, Member of the Board of Endeavor Global, Member of the Advisory Council of the MIT Media Lab and Member of the Board of Trustees at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Passionate about social entrepreneurship, Fadi is the Founder and Chairman of Ruwwad for Development, a private-sector led community empowerment initiative that helps disadvantaged communities across the region overcome marginalization through activism, civic engagement, education and financial inclusion with support from the Ruwwad Micro Venture Fund, an equity-based fund providing seed capital and support

    https://twitter.com/fadig

    https://jo.linkedin.com/pub/fadi-ghandour/0/53b/523

    David Brown

    David Brown

    Techstars

    David Brown is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Techstars. David is a serial entrepreneur who has founded three startups and been involved with two others. David is one of the original founders of Pinpoint Technologies, Inc. which is now part of ZOLL Medical Corporation and provides solutions to the emergency medical services market. He was President of the company from founding through over $50M per year in revenue and over 250 people. David later co-founded Techstars along with David Cohen, Brad Feld, and Jared Polis. He has been an investor and advisor to Techstars since inception. In 2013, he joined Techstars in a more active role as Managing Partner. David has a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. As a ski instructor in the past, David still enjoys hitting the slopes on a good powder day.

    https://twitter.com/dbrown

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dbrown

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South Summit is one of the leading startup conferences in Europe aimed to prove to the world the talent, the innovation and the opportunities from South.

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Las Ventas (Calle de Alcalá, 237, 28028 Madrid)

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