Programme

"Innovation through Collaboration"

 

08.11.2019

07:15 - 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 - 08:45 WELCOME

Martin Barth, World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Dominique Gruhl-Bégin, Innosuisse

 

08:45 - 09:45 ELEVATOR PITCHES

Introduction of sponsors & 5-minute start-up pitches

Category Hospitality

mice.market
smartTONi

Category Transaction

Enterprise Bot
Qynamic

09:45 - 10:15 NETWORKING BREAK
10:15 - 11:45 ELEVATOR PITCHES

Introduction of sponsors & 5-minute start-up pitches

Category Mobility

Kido Dynamics
V-Locker


Category Impact

caresocius
Eaternity

Category Destination

PuraWorka
Smeetz

11:45 - 12:45 LUNCH
12:45 - 14:25 AFTERNOON SESSIONS
- Part I

Keynote Speakers 

- Itai Green, Founder, Innovate Israel: Corporate open innovation - Innovate now or die later
- Svend Leirvaag, Vice-President Industry Affairs, Amadeus IT Group SA: Innovation through successful collaboration: Practice examples and what we can learn from them 
- Dr. Lars Sonderegger, Founder & CEO, Quantonomics LLC: Fastfoward collaboration - Start-ups x Existing Players 

 

Closed session for Start-Up Finalists only: 1:1 Coaching Talks 

- Tricks and tips how to get investor on board - Christian A. Märki, President & Owner, amerbiZ AG
- Pitching: How to keep their attention - Douglas MacKevett, Head of the Major in Online Business and Marketing, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
- Build your company culture through values, not things - Juliana Gallo, COO, The Trip Boutique
- How to get investments? - Alexander Fries, Partner, ALPANA Ventures
- Leadership assessment in a nutshell - Regula Buob, Managing Director, W.A. de Vigier Stiftung

14:25 - 14:55 COFFEE BREAK
15:00 - 16:40 AFTERNOON SESSIONS
- Part II

Workshops

Input speeches by
- Mireille Lattion, SECO: Promoting entrepreneurship as a part of tourism strategy 
Dominique Gruhl-Bégin, Innosuisse: The role of Innosuisse in supporting start-ups 
Martin Barth, WTFL: Tourism by Tomorrow

Moderated discussions
Dominique Gruhl-Bégin, Innosuisse: Do we know the needs of the start-ups?
Rafael Enzler, gutundgut: How to encourage the exchange between start-ups and existing companies? 
Marius Disler, WTFL: Digital cooperation thanks to the new WTFL Dealflow Tool

 

Closed session for Start-Up Finalists only: 1:1 Coaching Talks 

- Tricks and tips how to get investor on board - Christian A. Märki, President & Owner, amerbiZ AG
- Pitching: How to keep their attention - Douglas MacKevett, Head of the Major in Online Business and Marketing, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
- Build your company culture through values, not things - Juliana Gallo, COO, The Trip Boutique
- How to get investments? - Alexander Fries, Partner, ALPANA Ventures
- Leadership assessment in a nutshell - Regula Buob, Managing Director, W.A. de Vigier Stiftung

16:45 - 17:15 INVESTORS PANEL

- Alexander Fries, Partner, ALPANA Ventures
- Jonny Suter, Managing Partner, Helvetica Capital
- Johann Schlieper, President Zurich, Business Angels Switzerland
- Sascha Hausmann, Partner, HOWZAT Partners

Moderated by Prof. Dr. René Zeier, Head of the Startup Programme Smart-Up and the Master Programme Business Development and Promotion, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts 

17:15 - 17:30 START-UP INNOVATION AWARD

Announcement of Start-Up Winners & Final Word

17:30 - 18:30 NETWORKING APÉRO