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Startup Competition Winner
Streamloots

StreamlootsAudience monetization for Esports

Most Disruptive Startup
Bdeo

BdeoProviding visual intelligence to the Insurtech Industry

Most Scalable Product
Influencity

InfluencityInfluencer Data-Driven Technology

Best Team
Jubel

JubelCraft Your Ideal Trip

South Summit 2019 Track Winners!!

Smart Mobility & Logistics
Iomob

IomobEnabling an open global Mobility as a Service Ecosystem

Travel & Tourism
Jubel

JubelCraft Your Ideal Trip

Fintech & Insurtech
Bdeo

BdeoProviding visual intelligence to the Insurtech Industry

Marketing & Content
Influencity

InfluencityInfluencer Data-Driven Technology

Healthcare & Biotech
2EYES VISION, S.L.

2EYES VISION, S.L.First visual simulator of multifocal corrections for cataract and presbyopia

Cutting Edge Technologies
EPICA

EPICAEpica empowers companies to make powerful decisions based on anticipating the market’s next move. All from data.

Energy & Sustainability
Waga Energy

Waga EnergyBiomethane for all

EnlightED Enlighted
PraxiLabs

PraxiLabsExperience a Virtual World of Science Education

Digital Business & Goverment
Localyze

LocalyzeSimplifying international relocation

Consumer Solutions
Streamloots

StreamlootsAudience monetization for Esports

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Investors

120B+

Under management

3800+

Participating Startups

2.8B+

raised by finalists

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Business Leaders

Javier Villamizar

Javier Villamizar

Partner
Softbank

Javier Villamizar

Javier Villamizar

Partner

Softbank

Enthusiastic, driven, bilingual/bicultural seasoned professional with a global perspective, entrepreneurial background and extensive C-Level professional network in Telecom and Technology. Team player, customer oriented, proven leader and problem solver, high-energy, dedicated thinker with diversified international work experience covering telecom, technology, software and hardware, supply chain, finance and venture capital with clear focus on creating sustainable value and bottom line growth. 20+ years of experience in Telecom & Technology, products and solutions sales, business and market development and venture capital and consultancy practice. International experience managing multi-billion 20+ regional operations. Key member of the management team of a corporation that grew from $1B to $15B over 10 years and was acquired by Softbank in 2015. Proven track record of sales and business development efforts in Telecom and Technology. Excellent "deal closing" abilities with high success ratio.

Jennifer Kanyamibwa

Jennifer Kanyamibwa

Senior Strategy & Operations Manager for Product Design
Twitter

Jennifer Kanyamibwa

Jennifer Kanyamibwa

Senior Strategy & Operations Manager for Product Design

Twitter

Jennifer Kanyamibwa is Senior Strategy & Operations Manager for the Product Design Team at Twitter leading strategy and operations initiatives. Prior to Twitter, Jennifer was the Design Studio Manager at Slack where she was on the founding Brand Design team that expanded Slack internationally. With a career that spans across technology, government, finance, brand strategy, international events and non-profits — she has worked on many teams and is passionate about the power of collaboration.

Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson

Professor
Harvard University

Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson

Professor

Harvard University

Niall Ferguson is one of our most influential commentators on Geopolitics and the Global Economy. The wide range of his expertise underscores his ongoing importance as a keynote speaker. A Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies, Harvard, where he served for twelve years as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History. He is also a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation Distinguished Scholar at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. He has published fifteen books.His many prizes and awards include the GetAbstract International Book Award (2009), the Benjamin Franklin Prize for Public Service (2010), the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012), the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism (2013), the Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize (2013), and the Philip Merrill.

Ciaran Quilty

Ciaran Quilty

Vice President, EMEA
Facebook

Ciaran Quilty

Ciaran Quilty

Vice President, EMEA

Facebook

Ciarán Quilty is Vice President, EMEA at Facebook An experienced executive who leads a multilingual team that serves large companies, scale ups & partners who use Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger. With nearly 20 years’ experience in the global technology sector, Ciarán joined Facebook in 2010. Prior to Facebook, he spent 10 years as a consultant with Accenture in Financial Services. As well as delivering keynotes at conferences across Europe, Middle East & Africa, Ciarán is passionate about how technology can be used to create jobs and new business models.

Silvina Moschini

Silvina Moschini

CEO & Founder
SheWorks!

Silvina Moschini

Silvina Moschini

CEO & Founder

SheWorks!

Widely known by technology media as @Miss_Internet , Silvina Moschini is an award winning technology entrepreneur, CNN Español industry expert and an international speaker. Her focus on changing how the world works in the digital economy led her to create an ecosystem of innovative companies that leverage the power of the cloud to connect enterprises with on-demand talent and make remote workforce management simple, transparent and inclusive. As an entrepreneur, she took her passion for disruptive technologies to become the co-founder of TransparentBusiness - a web-based solution for building talent marketplaces and managing remote teams and freelancers. She later leveraged TransparentBusiness technology and became the Founder and CEO of SheWorks! and Yandiki , online platforms that help companies scale exponentially by accessing vetted talent on demand and helping them monitor, manage, rate and pay their virtual teams. CitiGroup selected her platform as a Top People Management Solution

Valentin Stalf

Valentin Stalf

Founder & CEO
N26

Valentin Stalf

Founder & CEO

N26

Born in Vienna, Valentin is the Founder and CEO of NUMBER26 studied Accounting & Finance (M.A. HSG) at the University of St. Gallen, Sophia University in Tokyo and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. During his studies he worked in a number of fields including Strategy Consulting and Investment Banking/Mergers & Acquisition. After graduating he joined the Internet Incubator Rocket Internet as Entrepreneur in Residence and was involved in building different companies including Payleven and Paymill.

Carlos Torres Vila

Carlos Torres Vila

Group Executive Chairman
BBVA

Carlos Torres Vila

Carlos Torres Vila

Group Executive Chairman

BBVA

Carlos graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he later also earned a M.S. at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He also graduated in Law from UNED (Spain). He worked at McKinsey & Company for 12 years, and became a partner of the Firm in 1997. He joined Endesa in 2002 as Corporate Director of Strategy and member of its Executive Committee, and became company CFO in 2007. In September 2008 Carlos joined BBVA as Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, and member of the bank's Management Committee. In March 2014 he was appointed Head of Digital Banking, until May 2015 when he became Chief Executive Officer of the bank. Carlos was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the BBVA Foundation in December 2018.

Adam Kostyál

Adam Kostyál

Senior Vice President
NASDAQ

Adam Kostyál

Senior Vice President

NASDAQ

Adam Kostyál is Senior Vice President of Listing Services, Europe. In addition to Nasdaq Nordic Exchanges, where there are more than 800 companies listed, Adam is also responsible for the more than 120 European companies that are either primarily listed or dual listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market in the U.S. Adam has been with Nasdaq for the past 10 years. He started his career at OMX as a Sales Director, and then became Head of the Strategic Initiative Groups in 2006. Most recently, Adam was Vice President of Market Technology Sales responsible for sales, account management, and business development for the Eastern and Western Europe. Prior to Nasdaq, Adam held various positions with Enron, Cell Network and Bloomberg. He holds a BSc in Economics and Marketing from Vrije Universiteit de Bruxelles and speaks four languages including English, Swedish, Italian and French.

Paul Misener

Paul Misener

VP, Global Innovation Policy and Communications
Amazon

Paul Misener

Paul Misener

VP, Global Innovation Policy and Communications

Amazon

Paul Misener is Vice President for Global Innovation Policy and Communications. An Amazon veteran of 18 years, Paul is an engineer, attorney, and inventor named in three patents. Prior to his current role, in which he explains and advocates Amazon’s culture and methods of customer-obsessed innovation, Paul founded Amazon’s public policy operations and served as the company’s Vice President for Global Public Policy from February 2000 to May 2016. On behalf of Amazon and its customers, he has testified before the US Congress over 30 times, and many times before policymaking bodies around the world. In 2013, Paul chaired the technical subcommittee of the FAA’s advisory committee that recommended allowing airline passengers to use electronic devices during taxi, takeoff, and landing. Prior to joining Amazon, he was a partner in the law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding; for Intel Corporation he led the computer industry’s Internet Access Coalition; he was centrally involved in the development of digital televis

Gabrielle Thomas

Gabrielle Thomas

VC Investment Manager
BlackFin Capital Partners

Gabrielle Thomas

VC Investment Manager

BlackFin Capital Partners

Gabrielle Thomas has been an Investment Manager at BlackFin since early 2018. She focuses on the Fintech, Insurtech and Regtech markets in Europe. She started her career as a strategy consultant at Suez (Lyonnaise des Eaux), where she had the opportunity to work directly with the CEO on several tech projects, turning them into strategic added value. In 2013, her career took then an international turn as she co-managed a startup competition/acceleration program based in both France and California (UC Berkeley). Back in France, she joined Alter Equity as a VC analyst, and contributed to the launch of the fund. In 2014, Gabrielle joined XAnge (Siparex group) as a VC Associate, where she supported 20 startups, including MicroDon, Docéa Power (sold to Intel), La Ruche Qui Dit Oui!, Digiteka (sold to Ouest France – Rossel), Roctool, Quadrille, Arcure, Scentys, and Elum, among others. A French national, Gabrielle is a graduate of ESSEC Business School and La Sorbonne Paris IV.

Nabil Malouli

Nabil Malouli

VP of Customer Solutions & Innovation
DHL

Nabil Malouli

VP of Customer Solutions & Innovation

DHL

Nabil Malouli is the Vice President for DHL’s Customer Solutions & Innovation. Based out of Florida, Nabil leads the development of innovative logistics projects to support fortune 500 companies doing business globally. Jointly with his team, he is managing and growing relationships with these companies to develop high growth initiative related to E-commerce, digitalization, big data, drones, autonomous vehicles, automation & robotics. Nabil is specialized in the field of Ecommerce, Logistics & Strategic Account Management. Prior to his current position, he served as Director Latin America & Asia Pacific overseeing teams across the regions and around the world, developing customer commercial strategies to grow their business in the region. Nabil is passionate by innovation & entrepreneurship and also serves as advisor & board member of high growth startups. As a speaker & Consultant, Malouli has deep experience on topics related to E-commerce, Corporate Innovation, Omni-channel, Sales and Customer relation

Lina Chong

Lina Chong

VC
Target Global

Lina Chong

Lina Chong

VC

Target Global

Lina joined Target Global in 2018 after having worked in product and monetization at ResearchGate, a company aiming to connect the world of science. Prior to ResearchGate, she was an investor at Hasso Plattner Ventures, a fund backed by the Chairman of SAP. Lina began her career as an entrepreneur operating two startups, one of which was acquired by Living Social.

Sophie Bruchou

Sophie Bruchou

VC Investment Manager
Idinvest Partners

Sophie Bruchou

Sophie Bruchou

VC Investment Manager

Idinvest Partners

Beatriz González

Beatriz González

Founder & Managing Partner
Seaya Ventures - Spain

Beatriz González

Beatriz González

Founder & Managing Partner

Seaya Ventures - Spain

Beatriz González is the Founder and Managing Partner of Seaya Ventures. She serves as Board Member in Plenummedia, Cabify, Percentil, Miora, Hundredrooms, Spotahome and Glovo. She is also Chairman of the Venture Capital Committee of ASCRI (Spanish VC & PE Association). Beatriz has been working in the private equity industry since 2002 most recently heading the private equity program in Telefonica’s pension Fund for six years. During that time she was also a Board member of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) from 2008-2011. Before that she worked at Darby Overseas Investments, a US based private equity firm where she was part of the Latin America mid-market growth fund. After that she joined Excel Partners a Spanish mid market growth fund. Before entering the private equity sector Beatriz González worked in the Equity Research Department at Morgan Stanley in London and also at Spain based Internet consultant company Qarana. Beatriz has a business degree from CUNEF University and an

Brian Caulfield

Brian Caulfield

Partner
Draper Esprit

Brian Caulfield

Partner

Draper Esprit

Partner at Draper Esprit After being CEO of Peregrine Systems for 7 years he became the CEO of Exceptis Technologies, after that, Brian spent 2 years being the VP of Product Management at Trintech. In 2001 he founded Similarity Systems, at the same time he was the Investment Director of Trinity Venture Capital and Non-executive Director of AePONA. In 2007 he became an Interim CEO at AePONA meanwhile being NON-executive Director of PUTPlace, after that, he became Non-executive director of ezetop and in 2012 the Non-executive Director of Imagine Broadband. Nowadays Brian is the director of Caliban Ventures, Non-executive Director of Clavis Insight, The Irish Times, Mobile Travel Technologies, Datahug, Movidus and RhodeCode and also he is a partner of Draper Espirit.

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Innovation is business

South Summit is the leading Innovation Global Platform which connects top innovators from Southern Europe and Latin America to the world´s most powerful investors, and corporations, who are searching for the next big thing.

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Startup Competition

Startup Competition

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

South Summit is undoubtedly a seal of quality recognizable by every agent related to the entrepreneurial environment. Our finalists in previous editions have raised more than 2.8B$ and have a 95% survival rate.

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enlightED
enlightED

EnlightED is the global conference that will bring together education, technology, and innovation experts to promote a major debate on Education in the digital age. Fundación Telefónica, IE University, and South Summit are organizing this meeting, which will be held from the 2nd to 4th of October at La Nave in Madrid within the framework of South Summit 2019

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Open Innovation Forum

Open Innovation Forum between Spanish and worldwide large corporations, building together from the expertise and experience across open innovation, with the aim of developing a collaborative culture bond entrepreneur – corporation in the region.

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