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SKINNOVATION

The Startup Conference on Ski
12. – 14. March 2020 in Innsbruck, Austria
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Host: Innsbruck University  //  Co-Host: Wirtschaftkammer Tirol

Let’s skinnovate together!

Skinnovation is the first startup conference on skis. More than 300 startups, investors, innovative corporates and entrepreneurship enthusiasts meet up to ski together, attend talks in the ski hut and network together. Pitching happens in the ski lift. Taking place in the capital of the Alps, Innsbruck, and surrounding ski resorts, Skinnovation is literally the coolest startup event in Europe.

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SPEAKERS 2019

Gonzalo Martín-Villa Peña

Chief Innovation Officer Telefonica

Malte Prien

malteprien.com

Max Zeumer

VP and MD Business Western Europe at Flixbus

Tim-Schmitz-01

Tim Schmitz

COO @ Jodel

Trevor D. Traina

United States Ambassador to the Republic of Austria

Patrick Kua

CTO of N26

Katja Hutter

Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Patrick Bales

CEO and Founder Stoyo

Ofer Zellermayer

Professor of Marketing & Decision Sciences

Philip Rosenauer

Attorney at Law

Simon Mader

Co-founder

Heidi Neururer

Ex-Profisportlerin

Malte Steiert

CEO & Co-Founder Foodguide

Michael Strobl

CEO of UP STREAM SURFING

Carola Antonia Stock

Co-Founder of Smicies

Kris Perquy

Sport Psychologist & Entrepreneur

Robby Schwertner

Founder

Johann Füller

CEO HYVE AG / Prof. University of Innsbruck

Dipl. BW Walter Kreisel, MBA

CEO W&Kreisel Group

Christoph Richter

Founder RichterRichtets

Hannah-Klose-sporty-01

Hannah Klose

Moderation & Coach

Christina Scholochow

CEO & Founder of mohemian

Florian Scholochow

CEO & Founder of mohemian

Alex Koll

COO Werkstätte Wattens

Christian Teissl

Director – Center for Rapid Innovation

Ton van t’Noordende

CEO & GP 01ventures

Karin Trocker

Gründerservice Wirtschaftskammer Tirol

Svenja Lassen

Managing Director primeCROWD Germany

Dino Dorado

Mentalist & Enterpreneur

Fabian Veit

Vice President Operations of Celonis

Florian Eckelmann

CEO of Hypd

Artjem Weissbeck

Co-Founder, ex-CEO of Kapten & Son

Bob Cummings

Global Head of Financial Services at SAP

Bernhard Lang

Member of the Executive Board at MSG Group

Lujza Bubanova

CEO Youfirst.ai

AGENDA 2019

When What Where
15:00 – 18:00 Checkin & Ski Rental at Die Börse Wirtschaftskammer Tirol // Wilhelm-Greil-Straße 7
18:00 – 19:00 Welcome Drink
19:00 – 19:30 Welcome Notes by the Organisers
19:30 – 20:30 Network Pitch
20:30 – 22:00 Tyrolean Dinner
20:00 – 24:00 Social Networking Drink

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When What Where
08:00 – 09:00 Meet-up & Bus Drive to Axamer Lizum Triumphpforte // Leopldstraße 2
09:00 – 16:00 Ski & Talks Axamer Lizum
11:30 – 12:30 Investors lunch Axamer Lizum // Sunnalm
12:30 – 15:00 Lift Pitch Axamer Lizum // Karleiten Lift
16:15 – 17:00 Bus back to Innsbruck Axamer Lizum // Parking
18:00 – 19:15 Cable Car up to Seegrube Hungerburgbahn
20:00 – 23:30 Table Captain Dinner & Apres Ski Party in the Igloo Seegrube // Cloud 9

Talks:

When Hoadlhaus Lizum 1600 (1) Lizum 1600 (2) Lizum 1600 (3)
10:00 – 11:00 Scaling yourself in a Hyper-growth Company
Patrick Kua
The secret sauce behind Venture Investing

Ton t’Noordende

Successfully transfering agency business into the future

Patrick Bales

Fans – Steroids for your Marketing

Florian Eckelmann

12:00 – 13:00 Marketing is Forever

Ofer Zellermayer

Pitch Training

Malte Prien

30 do´s and don’ts when building a company
Christina & Florian Scholochow
Consulting session
Karin Trocker
14:00 – 15:00 Why it make sense to electrify the world!

Walter Kreisel

Beyond Incremental Innovation
Alex Koll & Christian Teissl
Managing the emotional rollercoaster ride as entrepreneur
Heidi Neururer
How to win investors with only an excel sheet
Christoph Richter
When What Where
08:00 – 09:00 Meet-up & bus to Schlick2000 Triumphpforte // Leopoldstraße 2
09:00 – 16:00 Ski & Talks Schlick2000
12:00 – 13:00 Corporate Lunch Schlick 2000 // Sennjochstüberl
13:00 – 14:30 Ski Race Schlick 2000 // Race track
15:45 – 16:00 Final Downhill with the Yeti Schlick 2000 // Panorama Restaurant
16:15 – 17:15 Bus back to Innsbruck Schlick2000 // Parking
19:30 – 21:00 Pitch Final & Fireside Chat with Gonzalo Martin-Villa Pena, CIO Telefonica Wifi // Egger-Lienz-Straße 116
21:00 – 22:00 Dinner in Soulkitchen Soulkitchen // Egger-Lienz-Straße 118
21:30 – 24:00 Party with Live Band
24:00 – 02:00 Afterparty with DJ Albert

Talks:

When Panorama Restaurant (upstairs) Panorama Restaurant (downstairs) Schlicker Alm Fronebenalm
10:00 – 11:00 New business models with the rise of AI

Lujza Bubanova

Winning investors – how to present your idea convincing

Svenja Lassen

Engineering growth: data-driven product development in a consumer product
Tim Schmitz
Startups – innovation drivers for corporates
Johann Füller, Bernhard Lang, Robert Cummings
12:00 – 13:00 “CEO” – a powerful abbreviation – what does it mean legally?

Philip Rosenauer

Data Science in Action – Process Mining and Digital Transformation

Fabian Veit

Facebook Messenger Case Study: What to do with a product nobody wants to buy?

Simon Mader

“The important thing is not winning but taking part” – experiences from 2Minuten2Millionen and Die Höhle des Löwens
Malte Steiert, Carola Stock, Michael Strobel
14:00 – 15:00 Leaders in Business and Sports: Why do they excel?

Kris Perquy

How to bootstrap to 8-digit revenue in ECommerce

Artjem Weissbeck

Blockchain for people #ReturnonSociety

Robby Schwertner

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What Austrian and American entrepreneurs teach each other

US Ambassador Trevor D. Traina

SPONSORS & PARTNERS 2019

FRIENDS & AMBASSADORS 2019

MEDIA PARTNERS 2019

PARTICIPATING CORPORATES 2019

AGENDA

When What Where
15:00 – 18:00 Checkin & Ski Rental at Die Börse Wirtschaftskammer Tirol,
Wilhelm-Greil-Strasse 7
in Innsbruck
18:00 – 19:00 Welcome Drink
19:00 – 19:30 Welcome Notes by the Organisers
19:30 – 20:30 Network Pitch
20:30 – 22:00 Tyrolean Dinner
20:30 – 22:00 Social Networking Drink
Time Programm Location
08:00 – 08:00  Last Minute ski rental Die Börse // Leopoldstr 4
08:00 – 09:00 Meet-up and bus drivers to Axamer Lizum Triumphpforte // Leopoldstr. 2
09:00 – 16:30 Ski & Talks Axamer Lizum
12:00 – 15:00 Lift pitch Axamer Lizum
13:00 – 14:00 Skinnovation lunch Lizum 1600 und Hoadlhaus
16:00 – 17:00 Bus back to Innsbruck Axamer Lizum
18:00 – 19:15 Cable car up to Seegrube Hungerburg
19:30 – 23:30 Dinner with Table Captains & Igloo Party Seegrube // Cloud 9

Talks:

When Hoadlhaus Lizum 1600, room 1 Lizum 1600, room 2 Lizum 1600, room 3
09:30 – 10:30 tbd tbd tbd tbd
12:00 – 13:00 tbd tbd tbd tbd
14:30 – 15:30 tbd tbd tbd tbd
Time Programm Location
08:00 – 09:00 Meet-up & bus drive to Schlick2000 Triumphpforte // Leopoldstr. 2
09:00 – 16:30 Ski & Talks Schlick2000
13:00 – 14:00 Skinnovation Lunch Panorama Restaurant, Fronebenalm, Schlicker Alm
13:00 – 14:30 Ski race “beat the Yeti” Race track at Schlick2000
15:45 – 16:00 Final downhill with the yeti and crowd Schlick2000
16:15 – 17:15 Bus back to Innsbruck Schlick2000 Parking
19:30 – 20:30 Pitch final Wifi (Egger Lienz Str. 116 in Innsbruck)
20:30 – 21:30 Dinner at the Soulkitchen Soulkitchen (Egger Lienz Str. 118 in Innsbruck)
21:30 – 24:00 Party with live band UpToSeven
24:00 – 02:00 Afterparty with DJ Albert

Talks:

When Panorama Restaurant (upstairs) Panorama Restaurant (downstairs) Schlicker Alm
09:30 – 10:30 tbd tbd tbd
12:00 – 13:00 tbd tbd tbd
14:00 – 15:00 tbd tbd tbd

PROGRAM 2018

When What Where
15:00 – 18:00 Early Checkin & Ski Rental / Die Börse Wirtschaftskammer Tirol,
Wilhelm-Greil-Strasse 7
18:00 – 19:00 Checkin & Welcome Drink
19:00 – 19:30 Welcome Notes
19:30 – 20:00 Keynote by Patrick Dermak: Behind the scenes –
the new rules of Facebook performance advertising
20:00 – 20:30 Panel Discussion “The Future of Skiing” with Daniela Hochmuth (POW),
Reinhard Klier (Stubaier Gletscher),
Martin Winchenbach (go-shred),
Siegfried Rumpfhuber (Original+ Ski)
20:30 – 22:00 Dinner
22:00 – 24:00 Social Drink
Time Programm Location
07:30 – 08:00  Last Minute ski rental Die Börse // Leopoldstr 4
08:00 – 09:00 Meet-up and bus drive to Axamer Lizum Triumphpforte // Leopoldstr. 2
09:00 – 16:30 Ski & Talks Axamer Lizum
13:30 – 15:30 Lift pitch (Qualification for Final Pitch) Karleiten Chairlift
16:30 – 17:30 Bus drive back to Innsbruck Parking Axamer Lizum
17:30 – 18:00 Get ready for the evening
18:00 – 19:15 Take the cable car to the top of the mountain Cable Car // Seegrube
19:30 – 23:00 Party in the Igloo Seegrube

Talks:

Time Programm Location
08:00 – 09:00 Meet-up & bus drive to Schlick2000 Triumphpforte // Leopoldstr. 2
09:00 – 16:30 Ski & Talks Schlick2000
13:30 – 15:30 Ski race beat the Yeti Racing track
16:15 – 16:30 Final downhill with the Yeti and the crowd Schlick2000
16:30 – 17:30 Bus drive back to Innsbruck Parking Schlick2000
17:30 – 19:00 Break
19:00 – 20:00 Tyrolean Dinner Orangerie (Kongress Innsbruck)
20:00 – 20:15 Final note from the organisers
20:15 – 20:45 Keynote by Christoph Egger / Gloryfy “How to be a rebel in a market ruled by a monopolist”
20:45 – 22:00 Final Pitch Competition
22:00 – 22.15 Skinnovation Pitch Award
From on 22.15 After Party with Alan Walker Dogana (Kongress Innsbruck)

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