“Beyond Silicon Valley: Sharing Ideas to Support the Growth of Entrepreneurship”

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) and its program Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) invites to a seminar & discussion “Beyond Silicon Valley: Sharing Ideas to Support the Growth of Entrepreneurship between Portugal and Cleveland, USA”.

Monday, 03/11/2019

5pm: Welcome Remarks, Elsa Henriques, Member of the Executive Council, Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD)

5:05-5:25pm – Keynote Presentation: Michael Goldberg, Assistant Professor Case Western Reserve University. Creator of the Beyond Silicon Valley Massive Online course (175k registered students, from 190 countries)

Followed by panel discussion with the following leaders of Portugal´s entrepreneurial ecosystem:

Elsa Henriques, Member of the Executive Council, FLAD
Alexandre Barbosa, Managing Partner, Faber Ventures
John Gale, CEO of Carverlon Lda of Lisbon, Director Emeritus of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, Advisor to VC Funds, Canopy Portugal Incubator Support Contracts
Jose Paulo Esperança, Dean ISCTE´s International Business School
Maurizio Calcopietro, Business Angel
Rui Falcao, Chief Investment Officer, RedAngels

Discussion opened to the audience, observations and Q&A

6:45pm – Networking with coffee & snacks

7:15pm – Event ends