GrowthCon
Frankfurt am Main

What is GrowthCon?

GrowthCon is not only to provide a platform of networking, mingling founders, techies, digital leaders, investors and corporates into an inspiring crowd, but offers a deep dive into the relevant topics of todays tech business and entrepreneurs. Joining us on stage, many well known investors and founders will discuss the hottest trends and give a picture of newest developments. We expect techies, founders, entrepreneurs, investors and corporates.

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What is GrowthCon?

Innovation

Innovation is the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, inarticulate needs, or existing market needs. We expect 400 techies, founders, entrepreneurs and investors! Innovation is the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, inarticulate needs, or existing market needs. The term innovation can be defined as something original and, as consequence, new that „breaks in to“ the market or into society.

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Innovation

Schedule

speakers’ dinner, conference with tech panels, club night

  • 9:00
    Open DoorsGrowthCon17 / register / Forum
  • 9:45
    Welcome noteAndreas Thümmler (ACXIT Capital Partners) / GROWTHCON OPENING REMARKS / FORUM
  • 10:00
    Opening Keynote „Pulse of Europe“Dr. Daniel Röder / OPENING KEYNOTE PULSE OF EUROPE / Forum
  • 10:45
    Cybersecurity PanelFabien Dombard (QuoScient), Rudolf Scharping (RSBK), Markus Vervier (X41 D-SEC), Stephan Kreß (Latham & Watkins), Jan Andresen (Cyber Innovation Hub, Bundeswehr), panel moderation Thomas Bieri (ACXIT Capital Partners) / Focus on (cyber-) security as paramount ingredient for success in the fourth industrial revolution / Forum
  • 11:30
    AI Speech Hans-Christian Boos (Arago GmbH) / Inspiring insights into AI / Forum
  • 12:00
    AI/deeptech – PanelPeter Jaeger (Microsoft), Hanns Aderhold (Cobrainer), Martin Micko (searchink), Hans-Christian Boos (Arago GmbH), panel moderation Dr. Gunjan Bhardwaj (Innoplexus AG) / Future of AI/Deeptech / Forum
  • 12:45
    Lunch Flying FoodLunch / Flying Food /
  • 13:30
    IT ComedianTobias Schrödel / Live Hack / Forum
  • 14:30
    VC PanelAurore Belfrage (EQT Ventures), Jörg Binnenbrücker (Iris Capnamic Management GmbH), Michael Brehm (Redstone Digital), Christian Claussen (VenTech), panel moderation Dr. Alex v. Frankenberg (HTGF) / Bubble or bust - Past, current and future performance perspective of the VC asset class / Forum
  • 15:15
    AdTech PanelKai Herzberger (facebook), Christian Sauer (webtrekk), Andreas Schwend (diconium), Jan Webering (Sevenval Technologies), Christian Kleinsorge (Ingenious Technologies), panel moderation Benjamin Heimlich (VC Magazin) / Is MarTech the Future of AdTech? / Forum
  • 16:00
    Case Study Dr. Marcus C. Funke with David Boles (both Latham & Watkins) / „trivago's NASDAQ IPO: an European and U.S. Comparative Perspective“ / Forum
  • 16:30
    Panel franco-allemandJean-Luc Cyrot (TIME FOR GROWTH), Dr. Regina Engelstädter (Paul Hastings), Oliver Mahr (Deutsche Börse), Laurent Mouflin (Pax), Michael Schatzschneider (Euronext) panel moderation Christophe Hocquet (Brille 24) / Deals across the Rhine / Forum
  • 17:15
    Unicorn SpeechDaniel Gutenberg / How to differentiate a Unicorn from a Lemon / Forum
  • 17:45
    FinTech PanelJohn Butler (GoldMoney), Gerald Hörhan (Investmentpunk), Dr. Markus E. Krüger (Latham & Watkins), Christian B. Angermayer (APEIRON INVESTMENT GROUP), Mehrdad Piroozram (INSURTECH.VC), panel moderation Marc P. Bernegger (FinLeap) / How Fintechs Are Changing The Financial Industry / Forum
  • 18:30
    Closing KeynoteAndreas Thümmler (ACXIT Capital Partners) & Dr. Michael Hoppe (Steps for Children) / Closing keyote & Step for Children / Forum
  • 19:00
    Dinner Buffet and Whisky Tastingeverybody / Barbecue /
  • 21:00
    GrowthCon Club Night Open Endall together / party all night long / Gibson

Speakers

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