Agenda for Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Microsoft, Unter den Linden 17, D-10117 Berlin, Germany

Agenda – David and Goliath

 10:00
Welcome note by Microsoft and b-to-v
 10:15
Key note by Volker Wiewer (Vice President, International, Marketing Applications)

From eCircle to Teradata – How a digital idea developed into global business

 11:00
The future of retail

Investors discuss innovative retail concepts such as pop-up stores generating buzz, building brand awareness, and driving sales for big-name retailers and ambitious start-ups.

 11:45
The future of financial technologies

Entrepreneurs with cutting-edge service/technology concepts for the financial industry discuss with representatives of the banking industry, and with investors

 12:30
Lunch
 14:00
The future of energy

Representatives of large energy companies discuss with market observers, with entrepreneurs who re-invent the industry, and with investors

 14:45
The future of my body

Leading pharma companies discuss with smaller start-ups and with investors

 15:30
Coffee Break
 16:30
The Future of Goliaths – How Goliaths approach Davids and why

Executive managers of major corporations, corporate venture capitalists, corporate development strategists, and investors discuss start-up investments

 17:30
Wrap-up of the day and closing notes by Microsoft and b-to-v
 18:00
Davids and Goliaths party together

Networking of conference speakers and guests accompanied by drinks and food