When: 2017-11-14 09:30 - 2017-11-14 17:00
Where: Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
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10:45 a.m. Opening Remarks for Global Entrepreneurship Week In English.
11:00 a.m. University Incubators in the Czech Republic — Embracing Risk for Success This panel, comprised of leading Czech University business incubators, will discuss how risk-taking can pay off when you are starting your own business. In Czech.
12 p.m. Google Czech Republic Executive Presents a Workshop on “Online Tools for Entrepreneurs” Exclusive workshop to learn first-hand from Google how you can use online tools to boost your business prospects through marketing, customer targeting, smarter operations and more! In English. Pre-registration required, space is very limited for this exclusive program. RSVP by November 10 at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Google”
1:30 p.m. Where’s the Money? – Financing Start-ups in the Czech Republic Representatives from crowdfunding, private equity and government will discuss where to look for funding when you have a business idea and what they look for. In Czech.
2:45 p.m. Pursuing Environmental Entrepreneurship Interested in starting a green business? Come hear from Kari Klaus, the CEO of U.S. Company Viva Green Homes, a comprehensive real estate website that offers and highlight sustainability information about home listings the Czech Republic. In English. 3:30 p.m. The City of New Orleans – the Next Silicon Valley? Presentation by Lenka Kučerová (in Czech) – Come here from the CEO and co-founder of Starlift.org, a non-profit backed by Czech technology companies. The aim of Starlift is to send exceptional students and recent graduates from the Czech Republic and Slovakia to intern within U.S. startups. Lenka has a significant experince with both local and international start-up environments, having led Wayra, Telefónica’s (Spanish communication company) start-up accelerator and having also served as the Head of West Coast Operations at CzechInvest, the Czech investiment and innovation government agency. In Czech.
4:15 p.m. The Sharing Economy – How Entrepreneurs learned to unlock value in excess capacity and conquer the world Panel discussion with representatives from leading sharing economy firms. Moderated by Economist Lukáš Kovanda. In English.
5:30 p.m. American Entrepreneurs Discuss Taking Risks and Transforming Failures into Success Come hear from a panel of American entrepreneurs participating in “Remote Year” about how they overcame failures to lead successful global businesses. In English.
6:30 p.m. Closing Remarks by U.S. Embassy Representative and Start-Up Networking Event Join us! In English and Czech.