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Feb 27
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration and welcome coffee
09:00 - 09:05 5 mins
Day 2
Chair’s welcome address
09:05 - 09:35 30 mins
Day 2
What’s happening in European venture capital?

The latest data on fundraising trends and return expectations for European venture capital

09:35 - 10:05 30 mins
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Europe in context: how does it compare to other markets?

With Europe on an upward trend, how has the market evolved and what are the nuances of investing in Europe? How does Europe fare against the markets in Israel, Asia and the USA when it comes to exits, risk appetite and the regulatory environment?

10:05 - 10:15 10 mins
Day 2
Hubs under the spotlight: the start-up and scale-up scene in Lisbon

The third city in our trip around some of Europe’s lesser-known hubs.

10:15 - 10:40 25 mins
Day 2
Keynote address
10:40 - 11:10 30 mins
Morning coffee and networking break
11:10 - 11:40 30 mins
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The globalisation of venture capital: an opportunity for Europe?

How can VCs best support their portfolio companies as they make the jump into other markets? In what ways is the US losing its monopoly on building global businesses? And as the tension in US-China relations heats up is there an opportunity for Europe to step in?

11:40 - 12:10 30 mins
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The globalisation of venture capital: how do LPs factor this into their portfolio?

How do LPs consider their allocations when VCs are making investments across multiple geographies and when companies are moving into different markets? How do LPs conduct due diligence on global teams to ensure they have the right local connections?

12:10 - 12:20 10 mins
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Hubs under the spotlight: the start-up and scale-up scene in Athens

Last but by no means least: the final city in our trip around some of Europe’s lesser-known hubs.

12:20 - 12:45 25 mins
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Entrepreneur perspectives: what does VC bring to the table?

What do entrepreneurs get from great VCs? Can venture capital be better and do better?

12:45 - 14:00 75 mins
Lunch and networking break
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Day 2
Beyond capital: where does the real value add come from?

How much value add can GPs really provide and is this only achievable with a large team and back office – and how can LPs tell which GPs are really achieving this? How do you measure value add and what are the benefits of a more hands-on approach vs a smaller team of key Partners?

14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
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Stepping away from tradition: what innovative structures and hybrid fund models are developing?

VCs invest in innovation but how innovative are they themselves? As competition heats up, how do VCs set themselves apart? Are there new ways of thinking about and practicing venture capital? How can different groups collaborate to achieve a common goal?

15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
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Track record: is it the be-all-end-all or has the perception shifted?

How do LPs view young VCs that are yet to prove themselves? Given the rise of spin-outs and more innovative structures are there now more important things to look at when an LP is doing their due diligence?

15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Afternoon refreshments and networking break
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
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Co-investment and direct investments: from appetite to execution

How do GPs respond to growing co-investment interest? How do LPs manage the compressed co-investment timelines and how many can really execute? How worthwhile is it for LPs to tap into direct investing or is it not as easy as it might seem at first?

16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
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The evolution of funds terms

How are GP and LP expectations evolving when it comes to fund terms? What are the expectations regarding GP commitments and key man clauses?

17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
Day 2
Closing keynote address
17:30 - 17:35 5 mins
End of SuperVenture 2019