Thursday 21 September 2017

08:30 Registration and welcome coffee
09:00 Welcome from Smart Capital President
09:10 Welcome from the Hosts
09:30 Intro: Scaling success “Scaling success - a view from Portugal”
09:45 From Family Business to Family in Business: The Entrepreneurial Family Office
10:15 Scaling corporate development - perspective from a Portuguese corporate
10:25 Scaling corporates development – Moving from R&D to M&A and CV?
With a potential reduction in R&D spend this special plenary panel of corporate leaders will thrash out how acquisitions and corporate venture capital can accelerate corporate development and what this means for all investors scaling-up tech companies.
11:25 Coffee Break and Networking
11:45 Scaling Funding –What is the outlook of sovereign wealth fund investment – Global vs. Europe?
Disruptive tech is seen across the globe as a fundamental for economic growth attracting the attention of deep pools of “perpetual capital” such as sovereign wealth funds and investment companies. In Europe Governments are perceived to be taking risk where the private sector is “risk off”. Will this dynamic change in the future and will long-term capital finally come to and solidify Europe?
12:45 Networking Lunch
13:45 Keynote Welcome speech
14:15 Transfer to the team building activity
14:30 Transfer ANJE - Gaia's Wharf
15:00 Bridges Cruise
Douro Azul Gaia Aerial Av. de Ramos Pinto, Porto
16:00 Cellars Visit - Wine tasting - Fado
Cellars Taylors - Rua do Choupelo 250
18:15 Gaia Aerial Lift and view over the city of Porto
Platform higher part: Rua Rocha Leão, Aerial lift platform, Vila Nova de Gaia
19:00 Evening Reception
20:30 Networking Dinner

Friday 22 September 2017

08:30 Coffee and Pastries
09:00 Porto’s Scale Up pan-European Scale Up initiative
09:15 Scaling Exits – What are the trends telling us for investment?
09:30 Fireside Chat: Portuguese Scale-Up Success “Building a global software success from Portugal”
09:45 Scaling Success: Building a deeptech Unicorn
10:00 Coffee Break and Networking
10:45 Panel Discussion: Scaling VC Investment & Returns
Venture Capital and Tech Growth Returns are rising? What value can investors add in an era where capital will be abundant? What are the winning strategies?
11:30 Coffee Break and Networking
11:45 Tech Track Roundtables & Deal Syndication Sessions Investing in Sustainability
11:45 Tech Track Roundtables & Deal Syndication Sessions Investing in Healthcare
11:45 Tech Track Roundtables & Deal Syndication Sessions Investing in Digital Tech
12:15 Deal Syndication Sessions Healthcare
12:15 Deal Syndication Sessions Digital Tech
12:15 Deal Syndication Sessions Sustainability
13:15 Lunch
14:45 End of Smart Capital 2017