IN3

IN3

IN3

What is IN3?

IN3 (IN­-Cubed) is a technology­-focused entrepreneurship and investment event organized by South Summit with the support of the United States Embassy in Madrid, the Chamberí Valley Association, Endeavor Spain and The Venture City.

This by invitation only event offers exclusive opportunities for business growth and investment between Spain and the United States.

Why IN3

Why IN3?

IN3 seeks to strengthen the connections between the U.S. and Spanish innovation ecosystems to support entrepreneurship and economic growth.

The name IN-cubed represents the power in connecting the three groups that are essential for supporting a successful entrepreneurial ecosystem – Innovators, Investors and Institutions – to unleash the power of the innovation economy.

IN3 connects you and your organization to a powerful network of of global change-makers and provides the opportunity to explore new trends, shape innovation policy, and support the growth of scaling tech companies.

Why Spain

Why Spain?

Spain is the 4th largest economy in the European Union and serves as a crossroads between Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.

Digital economy – The digital sector in Spain accounts for 3.1% of Spain’s GDP in 2016, nearly €35 billion.

Growing tech ecosystem – In 2015, Spanish start-ups closed 13 rounds of funding, amounting to over €10 million.

Increasing investment – Spanish startups raise €535 million in 2015.

Objectives

Objectives

1.- Encourage increased trade and investment by strengthening business connections between the U.S. and Spain.

2.- Support the internationalization of U.S. and Spanish tech companies as a means of expanding economic development and job creation.

3.- Promote a culture of entrepreneurship and collaboration that drives the growth of the innovation economy

Business Leaders

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Duke Buchan III

Duke Buchan III

U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra

Duke Buchan III

Duke Buchan III

U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra

Richard Duke Buchan III (“Duke”) was sworn in by Vice President Michael R. Pence on December 11, 2017 as the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra. Prior to arriving in Madrid, Mr. Buchan was CEO of Hunter Global Investors L.P., which he founded in 2001 in New York City. Hunter invests in global markets including real estate, venture capital, private equity, and public securities. Hunter’s flagship multi-strategy fund cumulative returns since inception are approximately 2.3 times the S&P 500 Index. Mr. Buchan worked at several large global financial firms based in New York City before founding Hunter. He has traveled, lived, and/or conducted business in over 50 countries including Spain and other European countries, Latin America, and Asia for almost four decades.

María Benjumea

María Benjumea

President of Spain Startup

María Benjumea

María Benjumea

President of Spain Startup

Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman

Global Entrepreneur
Priceline.com/Booking.com, uBid.com

Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman

Global Entrepreneur

Priceline.com/Booking.com, uBid.com

Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, published author, Hollywood film producer, a producer of a Grammy-winning jazz album, and executive producer of an Emmy Award winning TV show. He has been the founder of multiple startups, has been the CEO of both public and private companies, and has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com. uBid.com, ColorJar, and more. Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia, supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses in more than 150 countries. He also serves on the boards of Global Entrepreneurship Week and The Unreasonable Group. He supports the White House, the US State Department, the United Nations, and foreign governments on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship.

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

Jaime Novoa

Jaime Novoa

Investor
K Fund & Dealflow

Jaime Novoa

Jaime Novoa

Investor

K Fund & Dealflow

Luis Sanz

Luis Sanz

CEO
CARTO

Luis Sanz

CEO

CARTO

Luis Sanz is CEO of CARTO. Luis has over 10 years of B2B SaaS experience in the technology startup space. He previously co-founded Olapic, where he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technical Officer. His leadership helped advance the company’s growth strategy, scaling it from a start up to a market leader in the Marketing Tech industry. Olapic was acquired by Monotype in 2016. Sanz holds an MSEE from University of Zaragoza in Telecommunications and Data Processing, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in finance and entrepreneurship.

Alejandro Artacho

Alejandro Artacho

CEO & Co-founder
Spotahome

Alejandro Artacho

Alejandro Artacho

CEO & Co-founder

Spotahome

I am co-founder and CEO of Spotahome.com, an online booking platform for mid to long term accommodation. We do not target holiday rentals, just people who are moving abroad, so they can book their housing online without the necessity of arriving first to the city. Spotahome is a fast growing multicultural company that lets you rent like a local, no matter where you are in the world. Detailed listings with professional photography, video tours and floor plans bring checked-out properties to you, so you can book housing for your move abroad confidently and securely in just a few clicks. Before that, I spent three years in China, where not only learnt chinese but also how to negotiate with Asian countries, do business there, deal with clients, presented in international trade fairs and understand the culture. I also gained experience in international trade, internationalization of businesses and taxation....

Agenda

October 1st

09:00am - 09:30am Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:30am - 09:45am Playground Stage Welcome to IN3 & Opening Remarks Liz Fleming, Chamberí Valley Duke Buchan III, U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra María Benjumea, Founder & CEO of Spain Startup – South Summit

Organizers

Global Partners

Sponsors

Supporters

6 - 8 OCTOBER, 2020

La Nave (Calle Cifuentes 5),
Madrid, Spain