Hotel San José
August 13th-14th, 2019
The I International Startups Conference Costa Rica 2019 is an innovative, educational and up-to-date event in which leaders, entrepreneurs and industry mentors showcase success stories and share their vision on the latest trends within the Startups world.
Through keynotes, networking activities, talks and discussion panels, local and international experts share their perspectives, experiences, challenges and opportunities for those who venture or who already belong to this fascinating ecosystem.
It is an event that convenes, connects and educates.
Who should attend?
Incubators and accelerators
Fintech, digital marketing, e-commerce, innovation
Corporations, local and global
Financial sector, public, private and cooperative
Business chambers and associations
Tuesday, August 13th
The event will start at 05:00 pm with registration of attendees at Arboleda room, followed by the Lean Startup Night and Welcome Reception, from 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
THE LEAN STARTUP METHOD vs COMMON SENSE
¿What comes before the MVP (minimum viable product)?
The Learn-Build-Measure circle
Innovation accounting and its components
Wednesday, August 14th
The Event will start at 07:30 am with registration of attendees and a Startups Morning Coffee, followed by the first keynote at 08:30 am.
THE MISSING LINK OF THE STARTUP NATION - WHAT IS MISSING TO BECOME A STARTUP NATION?
The Startup Nation and the crisis of a rapidly changing world · What are the advantages and disadvantages of an ecosystem like Israel vs that of Costa Rica? · Is there an added value that can be established in order to develop a large and strong ecosystem?
OPEN INNOVATION: THE JOINT OF STARTUPS + BIG CORPORATIONS
Innovation ecosystems · Co-creation · Corporate incubators
SCALING THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP : BEST PRACTICES OF THE “BRANSON CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP”
Training entrepreneurs to structure their businesses for growth · Mentorship programme for entrepreneurs · Preparing entrepreneurs to capitalize on investment opportunities.
FINTECH AND OPENBANKING: THE NEW TREND IN CENTRAL AMERICA
The role of fintechs in regional markets · Financial services to end consumers · How can these integrate with their corporate counterparts?
DISRUPTION IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY: THE POWER OF COMMUNITIES
Platforms and shared economy within the Tourism industry · Innovation as a challenge and an opportunity · Success stories and predictions for the industry.
TEN KEYS TO START A GLOBAL BUSINESS
How to position my startup or company · Key conditions to develop and grow a business with global potential · Identifying market needs, problems and solutions.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, DUE DILIGENCE AND LEGISLATION
New regulations and taxes · Challenges and opportunities for Startups on the Legal aspect.
Speaking in money language with investors · "From mince words to money", how to effectively materialize the investment · Angel Capitals: Main success and failure factors when appealing to angel investors.
SCALABILITY OF BUSINESSES WITH PURPOSE IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
The virtuous circle between SDG's, entrepreneurship and businesses with purpose · Key factors to take into consideration to maintain a global business and achieve scalability.
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND THE 4th INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Digital disruption, the intelligence revolution · Digital transformation, a changing society · New products and business models.
Sponsors or business partners are important key players of the I International Startups Conference Costa Rica 2019. We work closely with all our partners to maximize their commitment and ensure we offer an event of the highest level. To inquire on opportunities and availability, please contact us.
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