Angel Investment in Spain: Building on 10 years of learning

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Conference Program

08.45 – 09.15Registration
09.15 – 09.30Welcome
Prof. Jordi Canals, Dean, IESE Business School
Prof. Juan Roure, IESE Business School
09.30 – 9.50IESE’s 10 years experience: growing with the market
Prof. Juan Roure, Network Founder
09.50 – 10.50Learning from the best angel investors: celebrate success… and failures
Roy Sardiña, Angel Investor, HighBAR Ventures, USA
Philippe Gluntz, Angel Investor
Cassio Spina, Anjos de Brazil, Angel Investor
Marco Villa, Angel Investor, Italy
Moderated by Prof. Juan Roure
10.50 – 11.20The rise of angel investment: facts and figures from the US
Jeffrey Sohl, Director of the Centre for Venture Research
11.20 – 11.45Coffee Break
11.45 – 12.45Angels in knowledge environments: the value of networks
Keith Willey, LBS, E100 Club
Maurice Gopikian, Harvard Business School, France Business Angels Chapter
Juan Roure, IESE Professor
Moderated by Prof. Francisco Iniesta, IESE Business School
12.45 – 14.00Profiling angel investors: entrepreneurial minded individuals, family offices, and else…
Xavier Arquerons, Angel Investor and F.O.
Paco Gimena, CEO
Jaime García Murillo, Padeinvest, Angel Group
Jesús de Benito, Investor
Pep Casas, Investor
Moderated by Prof. Juan Roure
14.00 – 15.00Promoting angel activity: the role of the public sector 
Sergio Arzeni, OECD
Susana García Robles, FOMIN
Luz Ramirez, European Investment Fund
Joan Tarradellas, CEO ACCIÓ
Manuel Valle, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism
Moderated by TBC
15.00 – 16.15Lunch and networking
16.30 – 17.30Real deals (I): all the paths to success
5 entrepreneurs from IESE's Business Angels Network
Moderated by Prof. Toni Davila, IESE Business School
17.30 – 18.45

Real deals (II): Breaking deals: entrepreneurs vs. investors
Lucas Carné, CEO Privalia, Entrepreneur
Javier Cebrián, Investor Venture Capital Bonsai
François Derbaix, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Luis Martin Cabiedes, Cabiedes & Partners
Jacinto Roca, Entrepreneur, Wuaki TV 
Moderated by Prof. Juan Roure

18.45 – 19.00Closing remarks
19.00 - 20.00Award Presented to IESE’s Business Angel network entrepreneurs
Presented by Jose Manuel Soria, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism
20.00Cocktail celebrating entrepreneurs and investors



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