Global Entrepreneurship Week

Academic & Research
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 10:00am
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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 10:00am to Friday, November 16, 2012 - 1:00pm

Young Entrepreneurship Week aims to build a bridge between entrepreneurs and businesses in Hungary. It is organized under the framework of Global Entrepreneurship Week, “the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.” Global Entrepreneurship Week is powered by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

CEU Business School is among the supporting partners of Young Entrepreneurship Week. Two members of its community will participate in a panel discussion on the week’s International Day: Success and Culture of Failure, Friday, November 16 (see full program below; register here). International Day is co-organized by EuCham (European Chamber), the American Embassy and FIVOSZ (Hungarian Young Entrepreneurs' Association).

The events are free and will be conducted in English.

Women's Business Day
Monday, November 12 (16:10 to 20:10)

MVM Partner Environmental Business Day
Tuesday, November 13 (16:10 to 20:10)

Becoming an Entrepreneur Day
Wednesday, November 14 (16:10 to 20:10)

Innovative Start-up Day
Thursday, November 15 (16:10 - 20:00)

International Day: Success and Culture of Failure
Friday, November 16 (10:00 – 13:00)

9:00 -10:00
Networking Coffee

10:00 -10:10
Patrik Kovács - FIVOSZ (Young Entrepreneurs Association Hungary), president

Michele Orzan - EuCham - European Chamber, president

10:10 -10:25
Edit Herczog - Member of the EU Parliament, vice president of SME intergroup

10:25 -10:40
Larry Moffett (USA) - European Young Innovators Forum, vice president

10:40 -11:20

Panel discussion on "Key Factors to Success; Recovering from Failure" Moderator Mr David Trayford

Mr Colin Snead - Entrepreneur - Fűrge Futár Kft,  Managing Director
Mr Shehryar Piracha - Kupon Világ, formerly CityDeal and Groupon Belgium
Mr David Masover - Top Line Selling Solutions, Founder & CEO
Mr Ákos Fodor - Young Entrepreneur -
Mr Alexander Doery - Entrepreneur in residence, CEU Innovations Lab - SRG Group

11:20 -11:40
Coffee break

11:40 -11:50
Discussion Ms Roxana Damaschin - NESsT, Enterprise Development Director
Ms Susanna Buss - Yturn, Employability Consultant Corporate;Executive Coach Career, Mentor

12:10 - 12:40

Panel discussion on "Mentoring and Financing Start-Ups”                             Moderator Mr David Maasz - Entrepreneurship Foundation, Founder

Ms Ildiko Szanto - EXIMBANK; MEHIB, Leading Expert
Mr Gabor Baranyai - Adjunct Lecturer CEU Business School; Angel Investor
Mr Chris Schlag - Entrepreneur; HUBAN Vice President  (HU Business Angel Network)
Mr Levente Zsembery - MBA lecturer; Independent Advisor
12:50 Closing remarks Mr William Benkő - Entrepreneur; Renewable energy projectsAndrew Jackson - First Title CEE, managing director


Open to the Public