SEC2SV Investors Event – Meet the top EU Scaleups

SV investors meet the best 15 EU scaleups
(closed door event, by invitation only)

10:45 AM Registration
11:00 AM Invite Only. Top EU Scaleups. Pitch + Q&A
12:45 PM Lunch
1:15 PM EU Scaleup Demo. Register, Network, Seating
Location: Computer History Museum


European Innovation Day (EID)

The flagship pan-european conference in Silicon Valley


Location: Computer History Museum

Scaleup Summit

Invitation only Roundtables

9.00-9.30 AM Registration, Welcome and Intro to Mentors
Parallel Workshops Growth Funding Exit/M&A Communication
9:30-10:10 Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
10:20-11:00 Group 4 Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
11:10-11:50 Group 3 Group 4 Group 1 Group 2
12:00-12:40 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 1
Location: MTB Innovation Center SF


Transatlantic Policy Workshop (Powered by ITI)

Invitation only Workshop

1.00–2.15 PM Transatlantic Business EU-US
Location: MTB Innovation Center SF


Tech Policy Hackathon (Powered by Dell)

Invitation only Hackathon

2.30–3.30 PM 5 group round table Hacking
3.40–5.00 PM Tech policy programming
5.00–5.30 PM Closing remarks, feedbacks
Location: MTB Innovation Center SF


Evening Reception (Powered by Pinterest)

6.00–8.00 PM Reception and presentation
Location: Pinterest HQ, San Francisco

Scaleup Summit 


8.00–8.30 AM Registration: K&L Gates HQ: 4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111
8.30–9.00 AM Breakfast /companies make their way to assigned seats
9.00–9.15 AM Welcome: K&L Gates and Opening remarks by LARS JOHANSSON
9.15–9.30 AM Two tables (i.e.: 6 companies) move to two separate conference rooms and Four tables (i.e. 12 companies) stay at the tables in the large conference room.
9.30–10.15 AM First session
10.15-11.00 AM Second session
11.00-11.15 AM Break
11.15-12.00 PM Third session
12.00–01.00 PM Lunch
1.00–01.30 PM Immigration presentation by ELLEN FREEMAN
1.30–02.15 PM Fourth session
2.15–03.00 PM Fifth session
3.00–3.30 PM Closing remarks from K&L Gates/Q&As and feedback
3.30–4.30 PM Cheese and wine
6.00–8.30 PM Reception: Cocktails and Machine Learning
Location: K&L Gates: Hyatt Regency SF

Bilateral meetings in Silicon Valley: Microsoft

9:00 AM M&A Workshop
10:15 AM Growth Partnerships Workshop
12:15 AM Lunch (Courtesy of Microsoft)
Location: Microsoft Technology Center,
1065 La Avenida – Building One
Mountain View, CA 94043


Bilateral meetings in Silicon Valley: Google

12:30 PM Trending Areas of Partnerships
1:00 PM Corporate M&A Intros
Location: Google Ventures,
1489 Charleston Ave
Mountain View, CA 94043


Bilateral meetings in Silicon Valley: LinkedIn

3:00 PM Human Capital and deep economic Graph Workshop
Location: Linkedin,
2029 Stierlin Ct
Mountain View, CA 94043


Reception (powered by EIT)

5:00 PM VR/AR Business Talk + Demos + After Work Party
Strictly No Entry past 5.30PM
Location: Idean: 214 Homer Ave, Palo Alto

Bilateral meeting: Uber

9:00-10:00 AM Session
Location: Uber,
1455 market st. 4th floor
San francisco CA 94103


Bilateral meetings in East Bay: Berkeley

11:10-12:30 PM Welcome addresses:

  • Jeroen Dewulf, Institute of European Studies
  • Marko Turpeinen, EIT Digital
  • Alexandre Bayen, Institute of Transportation Studies
  • John Zysman, BRIE
  • Patrick Scaglia, CITRIS and The Foundry
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch w/ keynote talk: David Charron, “The Future of Innovation”
1:30-2:00 PM Visit Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship, Berkeley Stadium: by Gigi Wang
Location: Berkeley,
2220 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720


Bilateral meetings in East Bay: GE Digital

3:00-3-15 PM Welcome and introductions
3:15-4:00 PM GE Digital & Predix Overview
4:00-4:30 PM Connected Experience Lab Tour
4:30-5:00 PM Customer Design Center Tour
Location: GE,
2623 Camino Ramon,
San Ramon, CA 94583





SEC2SV Closing with EU Commissioner Bieńkowska

11.30-12.30 PM Commissioner Bienkowska meeting the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem and the European organizations active in Silicon Valley
  • Keynote: Commissioner Bienkowska
  • Research Highlights: Sean Randolph (Bay Area Council Economic Institute)
  • Research Highlights: Alberto Onetti, Chairman Mind the Bridge and Coordinator Startup Europe Partnership
  • Moderated Q&A with the attendees
12.45-1.30 PM Commissioner Bienkowska lunch with SEC2SV Sounding Board and selected participants
(Invite only lunch meeting)
  • The value of basing a company founded in Europe in Silicon Valley.
  • What is the best of both worlds, US and Europe? How can that be combined?
  • What can be improved in Europe? How does the dual model (headquarter in Silicon Valley, development in Europe) for scaling-up internationally work?
  • What can the European Commission do to help startups/scaleups and corporates to innovate and expand in the US and Silicon Valley? Recommendations.
Location: Bay Area Council Economic Institute SF