29 Nov 2019

Event description


Seedstars World Latam makes its final stop in Colombia for the Entrepreneurship Forum of the year: the Seedstars Summit Latam 2019!

After traveling to more than 16 countries and scouting for the best startups in Latam, we are stopping for one last time this year in the city of Medellin, Colombia to bring everyone together at the Seedstars Summit Latam 2019.


Who will be there:


An event that facilitates the best business and investment opportunities in the region, the
Seedstars Summit Latam will gather startups, investors, mentors, ambassadors, partners and
over 300 key stakeholders in the heart of the continent!


What to expect:


Last editions in Buenos Aires, Mexico and Peru were attended by 350+ participants from more than 20 countries, including +50 actives investors, +100 corporates executives and +100 tech leaders.


Look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, startup pitches, inspirational stories, keynotes about the latest trends and interesting networking opportunities!

We have limited spots so make sure to request your invite.
Save the date in your calendar and follow #SeedstarsSummitLatam2019 for more updates!

If you are a journalist or content producer, and you want to join us for interviews and exclusive content on the best tech startups in the region; get your pass just here.


Program

8:30am - 9:00am

Welcome Coffee & Registration

9:00am - 12:30pm

Growth Bootcamp Morning Session

Ruta N Sala, second floor

Theory, Pitch Practice, Acquisition Channels & Growth Introduction Content developed and led by the Seedstars Investment Team for invited startups: - Seedstars World Latam Startups - Delegation Startups

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Networking Lunch (private event)

Private networking lunch for invited startups

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Growth Bootcamp Afternoon Session

How to grow your startup: theory and practice Content developed and led by the Seedstars Investment Team for invited startups: - Seedstars World Latam Startups - Delegation Startups

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Rest & Recovery

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Welcome Cocktail (private event)

Powered by the Swiss Embassy of Colombia a Welcome Cocktail for invited startups, partners and media to kick-off a week of networking and connection building.

8:30am - 9:30am

Welcome Coffee & Registration

9:30am - 9:40am

Seedstars Summit Latam Investor Forum Introduction

9:40am - 9:50am

Welcome Word from Amazon

9:50am - 10:30am

Panel Discussion: Investing In Latam

Ruta N Auditorium

Influential Latam investors will discuss their point of view on: "As seen by 3 investors - framework, due diligence best practices and for an ongoing relationship " They will also have time for a short Q&A from the audience.

Speaker

Paula Arango - Ewa Capital - Principal

Paula Barrientos - INQLAB - Managing Partner

Miguel Angel Vallone - Axon Partners Group - Principal

Anna Raptis - Amplifica Capital - Founder

10:30am - 10:55am

Seedstars World Startup Winner Pitches

1 minute pitches from the 16 startups that won local events from the Seedstars World Competition. These startups will pitch for a chance to continue to the next phase of the competition, the Global Seedstars Summit for a chance to will 500K in investment

10:55am - 11:25am

Fireside Chat: Investing in Latam - From the World's Perspective

Laura and Diego will share their points of view on how entrepreneurs should structure themselves to be ready for investment in Latam. They will also have time for a short Q&A from the audience.

Speaker

Diego Tovar - Everis - CEO

Laura Gaviria Halaby - SoftBank - Tech Hub Lead

11:25am - 12:00pm

Startup Pitches

Delegation startups will have the opportunity to pitch for 1 minute in front of an audience of active investors

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Networking Lunch (private event for invited investors and startups)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

1:1 Meetings

Pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings between invited investors and Seedstars World Latam Startups and Delegation Startups

8:00pm - 10:00pm

VIP Dinner

TBD

Invitation-only event

8:30am - 10:00am

Welcome Coffee & Registration

9:30am - 11:30am

Workshop: Powered by Hubspot - How to grow your startup

Private workshop for invited startups

Speaker

Rafael Obando - Hubspot - Business Development Manager

9:30am - 11:30am

Workshop: Powered by Procolombia and ACI - The Investment Climate in Colombia

Private workshop for invited investors and partners

Speaker

Daniela Posada Motoya - Agencia de Cooperación e Inversión de Medellín - Profesional Senior de Relaciones Locales e Internacionales

9:30am - 11:30am

Workshop: Powered by Seedstars - Corporate Ventures Masterclass

Private workshop for Innovation Officers, Digital Transformation Officers, CEO, C-level and Corporate Executives who want to deepen their understanding on how to work with startups, implement growth & disruptive mindset within their companies and to discuss the pros & cons of Corporate Venture Capital & Acceleration.

Speaker

Juliane Butty - Seedstars

Juan Castro - Mind Hack - Founder and Managing Director

Pierre-Alain Masson - Seedstars

Carlos Castañeda - Accenture - Líder de Accenture Ventures

11:30am - 12:30pm

Open Networking

Summit attendees will have the ability to schedule meetings with any summit guest through the Seedstars App

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Networking Lunch (private event)

2:00pm - 2:10pm

Kick-off of the Seedstars World Latam Summit

A welcome word from Seedstars

2:10pm - 2:20pm

Welcome Word from Ruta N

The Seedstars World Latam Summit is powered by Ruta N, which is the top center for innovation and business in Medellin. Their mission is to create economic growth in Medellin and enhance the lives of its citizens through technology, science and innovation.

2:20pm - 2:30pm

Alumni Keynote

Speaker

Sully Siucho - RebajaTusCuentas.com - COO

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Seedstars World Startup Winner Pitches

1 minute pitches from the 16 startups that won local events from the Seedstars World Competition. These startups will pitch for a chance to continue to the next phase of the competition, the Global Seedstars Summit for a chance to will 500K in investment

2:45pm - 3:20pm

Panel - Building a digital talent pool for growth in Latam

A discussion about the current climate of talent acquisition in Latam. How can we solve the issue of finding high-level talent, and how can we create a talent pool that is accessible across industries? More speakers TBC

Speaker

Caya -- - Slidebean - CEO

Juan Sebastian Ruales Duque - Rappi - Business Development Director

Gabriela Rocha - Laboratoria - Partner & COO

3:20pm - 3:40pm

Keynote - Growth is Getting Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Freddy is a 13-year-old surfer who has become the FIRST Colombian paralympic extreme sports athlete. His inspiring story is an example of what we can achieve with a bit of resilience and a big dream.

Speaker

Freddy Marimon - Fecolsurf - Surfista

3:40pm - 4:15pm

Networking Coffee Break

4:14pm - 4:25pm

Alumni Keynote

Speaker

Orlando Reyes Jiménez - Wisy Inc. - Co-founder & Chief Growth Officer

4:25pm - 4:40pm

Seedstars World Startup Winner Pitches

1 minute pitches from the 16 startups that won local events from the Seedstars World Competition. These startups will pitch for a chance to continue to the next phase of the competition, the Global Seedstars Summit for a chance to will 500K in investment

4:40pm - 5:15pm

Awards & SSW Winners Announcement

- Various partner prizes will be awarded to the participation startups. - For the first time in Medellin, the Seedstars Documentary will be presented - Announcement of the Seedstars World Competition startups who will continue to the Global Seedstars Summit

5:15pm - 5:20pm

Closing and Group Picture!

5:20pm - 7:00pm

Celebratory Cocktail

Partners

Ruta n
Amazon Web Services
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
ISA
Avianca
Agencia de Cooperación e Inversión de Medellín
PROCOLOMBIA
Entrepreneur
France Médias Monde
TERRA BIOHOTEL
Embajada de Suiza en Colombia
Publicize
Selina Medellin
Greater Medellin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Hubspot for Startups

Speakers

Paula Barrientos

Paula Barrientos

Managing Partner
INQLAB
Diego Tovar

Diego Tovar

CEO
Everis
Pierre-Alain Masson

Pierre-Alain Masson

Co-Founder
Seedstars
Anna Raptis

Anna Raptis

Founder
Amplifica Capital
Caya --

Caya --

CEO
Slidebean
Fredrik Andersson

Fredrik Andersson

Investment Manager
Seedstars
Laura Gaviria Halaby

Laura Gaviria Halaby

Tech Hub Lead
SoftBank
Juliane Butty

Juliane Butty

Regional Associate
Seedstars
Carlos Castañeda

Carlos Castañeda

Líder de Accenture Ventures
Accenture
Paula Arango

Paula Arango

Principal
Ewa Capital
Rafael Obando

Rafael Obando

Business Development Manager
Hubspot
Sully Siucho

Sully Siucho

COO
RebajaTusCuentas.com
Orlando Reyes Jiménez

Orlando Reyes Jiménez

Co-founder & Chief Growth Officer
Wisy Inc.
Juan Sebastian  Ruales Duque

Juan Sebastian Ruales Duque

Business Development Director
Rappi
Miguel Angel Vallone

Miguel Angel Vallone

Principal
Axon Partners Group
Juan Castro

Juan Castro

Founder and Managing Director
Mind Hack
Daniela  Posada Motoya

Daniela Posada Motoya

Profesional Senior de Relaciones Locales e Internacionales
Agencia de Cooperación e Inversión de Medellín
Gabriela  Rocha

Gabriela Rocha

Partner & COO
Laboratoria
Freddy Marimon

Freddy Marimon

Surfista
Fecolsurf

Venue

The event will take place at UPB: Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.

Cq. 1 #70-01, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia