Tens of amazing speakers will take the stage this November at How to Web Conference to share valuable business insights and startup growth strategies with the tech community. With the conference approaching fast, we proudly present you today the agenda of the conference. Don’t miss the chance to join 200+ startup founders & 1000+ attendees for 2 days of networking and inspiring talks on startup culture, innovation, working with big companies & more. Book your Early Bird ticket by October 24th!
Walker Colston (Senior Vice President, Support IXIA), Vitaly Golomb (HP Tech Ventures), Noel Pullen (Hootsuite), Robert Neivert (500 Startups) or Evan Nisselson (LDV Capital) are just a few of the speakers that will be taking the stage at How to Web Conference, on November 1st & 2nd at the National Theatre of Bucharest. Along with some of Europe’s most known investment funds, accelerator programs & tech companies, they will share founders’ stories and insights on the tech & investment trends startup owners should be looking at in the near future. And here’s a quick glance at some of the topics that will be discussed at length during How to Web Conference 2016.
Walker Colston – Finding love, happiness and quality in the startup world
Walker is Senior Vice President, Support at Ixia and he is responsible for the quality of technical support and clients’ happiness. Part of IXIA’s team since 2003, Walker has over 30 years of experience in the IT&C industry and management. He has also worked for global companies ranked in Top Fortune 500, as well as for startups in the tech field. At How to Web Conference, Walker will talk about teamwork, innovation, how to handle crisis and how to keep your company top of mind in such a competitive environment.
Vitaly Golomb: How you can get ahead of Silicon Valley startups
Vitaly leads investments at HP Tech Ventures. He is a Silicon Valley-based investor, serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the author of the upcoming book Accelerated Startup – The New Business School. Before joining HP, Vitaly took three companies from idea to exit and he has served as an advisor, consultant, and board member to a number of enterprises, including Rimac Automobili (world’s fastest electric car), Zite (Acquired by CNN), Topicmarks (Acquired by Tagged) and others. At How to Web Conference he will speak about how you can get ahead of Silicon Valley Startups and what market advantages Eastern Europe has in building global startups.
Noel Pullen: Culture as a competitive advantage
Senior Director of Technology at Hootsuite Media, Noel is responsible for their technical culture and the well-being of those that design, build, and ship their products. He is a hands-on leader, in charge with developing a positive and participatory technical culture in his team. Noel Pullen will talk at How to Web Conference about how to tailor your business strategy towards the realities of a rapidly growing company and how to use culture as a competitive advantage – both inside your organization and outside in your community. One of the key assets of startups when trying to attract talent is their culture and mindset – Noel will share some insights on how to build and maintain this culture once your startup starts to scale.
Robert Neivert – Driving innovation through internal startups
Robert is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, and he has been the CEO of multiple VC funded software startups in Silicon Valley. He has held various leadership positions in product and marketing & sales, and he has sold four of his companies to date. This November, Robert will reveal some key insights from his experience on how to drive innovation through internal startups. Currently, the lifetime of an established company is getting shorter and shorter – to stay relevant, companies should not fear startups and their mindset, but sense the opportunity that working with startups can bring them in the race to remain relevant in their market.
Meet lots of inspiring speakers at How to Web Conference 2016
And this is not all! Join How to Web Conference 2016 and you will have the unique opportunity to meet top-notch professionals such as Evan Nisselson (Partner at LDV Capital), Catalin Cosoi (Chief Security Strategist at Bitdefender), Dan Kaplan (Product marketer & owner, Threadling), Alan Clayton (Roaming Mentor, SOS Ventures), Madalina Seghete (Co-founder, Branch Metrics), Vassil Terziev (Chief Innovation Officer, Progress Software), Robert Knapp (CyberGhost), Iulian Stanciu (Emag) or Christoph Auer Welsbach (IBM Watson Partner Innovation Leader Europe, among many others. Check out who else is coming at How to Web Conference 2016 and make sure to connect with the ones that are relevant for you!
Panel discussions with regional startup builders on the tech ecosystem & startup growth strategies
These add up to interesting panel discussions with regional startup builders on the tech ecosystem & startup growth strategies. By joining How to Web Conference 2016 you will find out more about:
- The next big playground in fintech, the so-called Insurtech: what’s coming and how startups should enter this new market from Sabine vanderLinden (Managing director, StartupBootCamp Insurtech) and Ori Hanani (Director of operations, Admiral Group);
- How startups can take advantage of an environment usually seen as highly-regulated from Andra Sonea (Anthemis fellow and former Lead Solutions Architech of the Digital Innovation Lab at Lloyds Banking Group), Anish Mohammed (Lead Security Architect, Lloyds Banking Group), and Michael Mellinghoff (Managing Director, Techfluence), who will deep dive into the more mature markets of fintech such as UK and Germany;
- Investment trends around the world in 2017 from Vitaly Golomb (US), Hussein Kanji (UK & Western Europe) and Tak Lo (Asia). Romain Dillet from TechCrunch will moderate this discussion to make sure you get all your questions answered
- The accelerators ecosystem now and how it will look like next year from Jon Bradford (Lead Startup Next by TechStars), Martyn Davies (Programme Director at Ignite Accelerator), and Rune Theill (Co-founder of Rockstart)
How to Web Conference 2016 – celebrating startups from all around Europe
How to Web Conference 2016 brings promising European startups into the spotlight. For the first time this year, 50 of the best European tech startups will pitch their products on the main stage of the conference as part of How to Web Startup Spotlight, a three-day deal-making program. Stay tuned: we will soon announce the startups that have been selected to attend the program this year!
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet 1000+ tech professionals from 100+ global companies, 200+ startup founders and more than 40 speakers that will be joining How to Web Conference 2016. Book your Early Bird ticket by October 24th and get ready to mingle with the tech community!