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Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk

Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk

CTO of Cloud and Enterprise Security division Microsoft

Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk

CTO of Cloud and Enterprise Security division Microsoft

Michal and team are driving the Microsoft security strategy and innovation. Prior to her promotion, Michal was the Azure Cybersecurity GM where among other achievements, she initiated and managed Azure Security Center, Microsoft's leading hybrid security SaaS. She is a world-class expert in Cyber Security and a renowned speaker. Prior to joining Microsoft in November 2013, Michal worked at RSA/EMC (now Dell). Michal came to RSA via the Cyota acquisition in 2006. Following the acquisition, she became the GM of RSA Israel and the global leader of the Cyber Fraud and Risk Analytics product line. Under Michal’s leadership, the revenues of the Fraud and Risk Analytics product line grew 20-fold (to over $200M) and the number of protected users worldwide reached 300M. Michal was later appointed as the GM of RSA Global Solutions and was tasked with business-driven innovation. At Cyota, an innovative Cyber startup, Michal served as the COO, leading the R&D, product management and the Anti-Fraud array of services.

Laurent Dumas Crouzillac

Laurent Dumas Crouzillac

CapHorn Invest

Laurent Dumas Crouzillac

Laurent Dumas Crouzillac

CapHorn Invest

Laurent Dumas-Crouzillac has spent most of his career in high tech investment and M&A activities. Over the last 13 years he has been investing in technology companies in France and Europe within funds like Idinvest Partners and A Plus Finance. He is now Partner at CapHorn Invest focusing on ICT investments in European based companies. He has been an investor and board member in successful companies such as : Sigfox, Trace One, Groupe Concoursmania, Laboratoire Sebbin, … He is now actively invested in : Ledger, Saagie, FinalCad and Antvoice. Laurent is an engineer EFREI/Georgia Tech and graduated from ESSEC MBA. He started his career in strategic marketing at Schneider Electric before becoming a Product manager at WorldCom (now Verizon). He spent part of his childhood in southern California, is bilingual French/English.

Pauline Roux

Pauline Roux

Partner, Elaia Partners

Pauline Roux

Pauline Roux

Partner, Elaia Partners

Pauline joined Elaia Partners in early 2014 as Investment Manager. She began her career as an Equity Research Analyst at Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux (former broker of Crédit Agricole CIB), then in an independent firm, Genesta Finance, where she spent three years covering European midcap stocks in the internet and video games sector. In 2011, she joined the Corporate Finance team at the investment bank Bryan, Garnier & Co. Still specialising in the Internet and TMT industries, Pauline has realised more than ten transactions, from M&A to fundraising/IPOs and capital restructuring. She became Partner in 2017. Education: EM Lyon (MSc in Management), Corvinus University of Budapest Expertise: AdTech, HR Tech, E-commerce, Digital Media, SaaS Followed participations: Agriconomie, Criteo, Cryptosense, Easyrecrue, Pandacraft, Selectionnist, Talent.io, Tinyclues, Wyplay, Realytics, Keymantics

Philippe Chainieux

Philippe Chainieux

CEO made.com

Philippe Chainieux

Philippe Chainieux

CEO made.com

Philippe Chainieux is CEO of made.com. The company sells quality furniture at an affordable price. Made.com wants to disrupt high-end furniture stores by controlling everything from manufacturing to the e-commerce platform. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Meetic, a division of Match/IAC, listed on the French Stock Market . In his role, Philippe oversaw the management of Match.com's european online dating portfolio that comprises leading properties like match.com, meetic, neu.de, lexa.nl, twoo.com. These businesses generated revenues of over € 165 million and EBITDA over € 39 million in 2012, across 15 markets. Prior the tender offer of IAC on Meetic in 2011, Philippe was the Managing Director of Meetic and had managed the growth of the company since 2004, through the development its brands in each individual market, the international expansion (Europe, China, Latin America) and acquisitions.

Tina Allton

Tina Allton

Head of International Expansion & CFO - EBW2020 LLC (Empowering a Billion Women by 2020)

Tina Allton

Tina Allton

Head of International Expansion & CFO - EBW2020 LLC (Empowering a Billion Women by 2020)

Tina Allton is the Head of International expansion and the chief financial officer for (EBW2020) “Empowering a Billion women by 2020”, a global FinTech company that connects women entrepreneurs to funding resources by providing an education system, a range of digital technology tools, leadership skills, a financial plan and access to a community of likeminded thinkers who help you accelerate your business growth for a bigger impact. Tina is a qualified Educational psychologist with over 20 years experience in business, an award-winning entrepreneur, mentor, international speaker and world leading influencer and change maker renowned for teaching leadership skills, business growth and global branding, especially to women owned businesses across the globe.

Alex Puregger

Alex Puregger

CEO Fon

Alex Puregger

CEO Fon

Alex is CEO at FON,the world’s leading carrier WiFi provider, bringing a bold vision coupled with global experience and operational excellence to the company. Alex has more than 17 years of experience in the internet, telecommunications, and media sectors. He has been with Fon since its founding days in 2006 working very closely with Fon’s founder, internet pioneer Martin Varsavsky. Prior to Fon, Alex worked for nearly 10 years in strategy consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton (now Strategy&) where he advised leading telecommunications and media companies on strategic matters. Alex holds a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of Vienna. He also studied at Georgetown University in D.C. and at ISG in Paris. He is a regular speaker at conferences, considered an expert in the area of WiFi, IoT, and converging networks. Amongst other public recognitions, he has been named as one of the Top 10 Carrier WiFi Movers and Shakers by Lightreading.

Thomas Holl

Thomas Holl

CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) Babbel

Thomas Holl

Thomas Holl

CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) Babbel

Thomas Holl is a co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Babbel, the market-leading language learning app. As CSO, he oversees the New Business Initiatives team which identifies and develops new sources of revenue and strategic initiatives. Prior to this, Thomas lead the company’s expansion into North America as President of Babbel Inc. He has also held the position of Babbel’s CTO (Chief Technical Officer). “It’s the international team that makes Babbel so special,” he says. “Everyone is fully committed to developing the premier learning product, and we all enjoy the certainty of working on something the world truly needs.” Thomas co-founded his first company in the music software field: he created the world’s first MP3 DJ tool while studying computer science at the University of Marburg and at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology . After selling the company to Native Instruments, he further developed the product into Traktor – innovative DJ software that has revolutionized the industry.

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Executive Pass

1580€ 790€

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420€ 170€

Our most requested Ticket for General attendees, which provides the opportunity to develop your business

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- Startup | Corporate | Funding Books for you
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Attendee Pass

198€ 79€

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- Madrid party route

 

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1580€ 790€

An exclusive ticket for investors, which includes specific activities that let you access and evaluate the best startup projects

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490€ 196€

The perfect Pass to access the most interesting activities made for startups & entrepreneurs.
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- Startup | Corporate | Funding Books for you
- Key notes & all Stages Program

 

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Startup Competition

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South Summit Startup competition has become a benchmark for Innovation which brings together the 100 most innovative startups.

Any Startup in the ecosystem, if having a promising idea and team behind, will surely be found in our pitching sessions. South Summit is undoubtedly a seal of quality recognizable by every agent related to the entrepreneurial environment.

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Any industry, any development stage, any country, 100 finalists.

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Any industry, any country, 100 finalists

The 100 lucky selected startups will attend 1:1 meetings with top corporates & investors and will get access to mentoring sessions plus bootcamp prior to the event.

Each finalist will be able to enjoy media coverage and connect with our global audience: 12.500+ attendees, 650+ investors and 4300+ CEO/Executives from 100+ nationalities.

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Madrid, Spain

October 3 - 5, 2018

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3 - 5 OCTOBER, 2018

La N@ve (Calle Cifuentes 5),
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