Tuesday, November 14, from 10:45 a.m. American Center, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
10:45 a.m. Opening Remarks for Global Entrepreneurship Week In English.
11:00 a.m. University Incubators in the Czech Republic -- Embracing Risk for Suc-cess This panel, comprised of leading Czech University business incubators, will address how risk-taking can pay off when you are starting your own business. In Czech.
12 p.m. Google Czech Republic Industry Manager for Startups, Export & Inno-vation Jan Vohryzek Presents a Workshop on “Online Tools for Entrepreneurs” Exclusive workshop to learn first-hand from Google how you can use online tools to boost your business prospects through marketing, customer targeting, smarter operations and more! In English. Pre-registration required, space is very limited for this exclusive program. RSVP by No-vember 10 at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Google”
1:30 p.m. Where’s the Money? – Financing Start-ups in the Czech Republic Rep-resentatives from private equity, angel investment and government will discuss where to find funding when you have a business idea and what they look for. In Czech.
2:45 p.m. Pursuing Environmental Entrepreneurship Interested in starting a green business? Come hear from Kari Klaus, the CEO of U.S. Company Viva Green Homes, a compre-hensive real estate website that offers and highlight sustainability information about home listings. In English.
3:30 p.m. The City of New Orleans – the Next Silicon Valley? Presentation by Lenka Kučerová (in Czech) – Come hear from the CEO and co-founder of Starlift.org, a non-profit backed by Czech technology companies about her recent experience in New Orleans. Starlift sends exceptional students and recent graduates from the Czech Republic and Slovakia to intern within U.S. startups. Lenka has significant experince with both local and international start-up environments, having led Wayra, Telefónica’s (Spanish communication company) start-up accel-erator and having also served as the Head of West Coast Operations at CzechInvest, the Czech investment and innovation government agency. In Czech. 4:15 p.m. The Sharing Economy – How Entrepreneurs learned to Unlock Value in excess capacity and conquer the world Panel discussion with representatives from leading sharing economy firms. Moderated by Economist Lukáš Kovanda. In English.
5:30 p.m. American Entrepreneurs Discuss Taking Risks and Transforming Fail-ures into Success Come hear from a panel of American entrepreneurs participating in “Remote Year” about how they overcame failures to lead successful global businesses. In English.
6:30 p.m. Closing Remarks by U.S. Embassy Representative and Start-Up Net-working Event Join us! In English.