Turning challenges into opportunities

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Turning global challenges into opportunities

Virtual South Summit is a joint digital initiative created by South Summit and IE University. In this new Virtual South Summit edition, we want to reactivate the ecosystem, work together to solve current challenges and generate new connections within the ecosystem and business opportunities for all.

It will consist on a series of virtual encounters starting on January 28th: Virtual South Summit – Turning Challenges into Opportunities. It will be focused on how to overcome challenges and try to find new opportunities under challenging situations as current one. It will be followed by other encounters gathering the key players in the ecosystem to discuss and work on the main challenges that we are facing.

January 28th
04:30 pm 

Agenda

(The content will be in Spanish)

16:30 – 16:35 Welcome & Opening Remarks

María Benjumea (Founder and CEO of Spain Startup)

16:35 – 17:05 Shifting Mindsets and Embracing Change

- Mariel Vazquez (CCO at Savia by Mapfre)
- Juan Urdiales (Co-founder an Co-CEO of Job and Talent)
- Alejandro Artacho (CEO and Co-founder of Spotahome)
- Pepita Marín (CEO of We Are Knitters)
- Alberto Martinez Guerrero (CEO of Streamloots)

17:05 – 17:20 A Best Practice Guide for Navigating during Uncertain Times

- Laura Gaviria (Partner at SoftBank LATAM)
- Fabian Gomez (CEO of Frubana)

17:20 – 17:35 Building Bridges to the future

- Andrés Camacho (Director of Ferrovial Mobility)
- Andrés de León (CEO of HTT - Hyperloop Transportation Technologies)

17:35 – 17:50 Building Resilience, Recharging and Moving Forward

- Miguel Vicente (President of Barcelona Tech City and Antai Venture Builder)
- Marcus Dantus (Founder and CEO of Startup México, Managing Partner at Dux-Capital)

17:50 – 18:05 Challenges that shake an entire industry

- Rufo de la Rosa (Program Manager of Google For Startups)
- Andrea Cayon (Co-founder and COO of Passporter
- Cristian Alcoba (Co-founder of Hotelbreak)
- Ricard Domenech (Founder of Mondo)

18:05 – 18:15 Closing: Sharing Lessons

Agenda

(The content will be in Spanish)

16:30 – 16:35 Welcome & Opening Remarks

María Benjumea (Founder and CEO of Spain Startup)

16:35 – 17:05 Shifting Mindsets and Embracing Change

- Mariel Vazquez (CCO at Savia by Mapfre)
- Juan Urdiales (Co-founder an Co-CEO of Job and Talent)
- Alejandro Artacho (CEO and Co-founder of Spotahome)
- Pepita Marín (CEO of We Are Knitters)
- Alberto Martinez Guerrero (CEO of Streamloots)

17:05 – 17:20 A Best Practice Guide for Navigating during Uncertain Times

- Laura Gaviria (Partner at SoftBank LATAM)
- Fabian Gomez (CEO of Frubana)

17:20 – 17:35 Building Bridges to the future

- Andrés Camacho (Director of Ferrovial Mobility)
- Andrés de León (CEO of HTT - Hyperloop Transportation Technologies)

17:35 – 17:50 Building Resilience, Recharging and Moving Forward

- Miguel Vicente (President of Barcelona Tech City and Antai Venture Builder)
- Marcus Dantus (Founder and CEO of Startup México, Managing Partner at Dux-Capital)

17:50 – 18:05 Challenges that shake an entire industry

- Rufo de la Rosa (Program Manager of Google For Startups)
- Andrea Cayon (Co-founder and COO of Passporter
- Cristian Alcoba (Co-founder of Hotelbreak)
- Ricard Domenech (Founder of Mondo)

18:05 – 18:15 Closing: Sharing Lessons

Relive the session!

Enjoy this session again and learn from the best professionals in the sector.

Why attend

Top notch investors and corporates from every sector will be part of this edition of Virtual South Summit 2021. Learn from their expertise and connect with some of the best minds in the ecosystem.

Why attend ?

The encounter will gather top corporations and startups from Spain and LATAM and other key players that will share their experience and insights.

You will have the chance to understand how corporations and startups from different industries are using innovation to adapt, reinvent and overcome crises: new business models, successful collaborations between startups and corporations… and much more at Virtual South Summit 2021.

Networking Opportunities

Join Virtual South Summit and discover how challenges can be transformed into new opportunities for your business!

An excellent opportunity to connect with leading corporations, disruptive startups, top investors, and other key players in the ecosystem.