Founders Summit - Lift


Wed, 28 Feb: 15:00 - 17:05 CEST

Open to All


Earth Stage, Hall 8.0 – 4YFN & Partner Theatres


Session Description

This session dives into the opportunities and challenges of betting on growth, ensuring early-stage founders are on the right path for long-term success. Seasoned professionals and founders will provide actionable inputs into scaling teams and skillsets, customer acquisition and retention, funding options for sustainable growth. 


15:00 - 15:32   :   Scaling your team and skillsets

In this session, we'll explore essential strategies and best practices for effectively scaling your team and developing the necessary skill sets to support your company's growth trajectory.

- Nasia Kudaibergen, Senior Content Manager, Heyflow (Moderator)

- Jens Heitland, CEO, Succeed

- Katrina Walker, CEO & Founder, CodeOp


15:32 – 16:02   :   Sales, Sales, Sales!

In the dynamic tech industry, sales prowess is often the difference between success and failure. In this high-energy session, dive into the strategies, tactics, and mindset shifts necessary to turbocharge your sales efforts and drive revenue growth.

- Pepe Agell, Partner, Pear VC


16:02 - 16:32   :   Leverage the corporates

Learn how to identify and evaluate potential corporate partners that align with your startup's goals, values, and growth trajectory. In this session, discover how to effectively leverage corporate venture capital to unlock new opportunities, access valuable resources, and propel your business to success.

- Paloma Castellano, Director, Wayra Madrid (Moderator)

- Patrick Fitzgerald, Partner, Venture Investing, Mach49

- Shesh S, Sr. Director - CVC, SK Telekom


16:32 - 17:05   :   Non-Dilutive Funding Paths

In this session, we'll explore alternative paths to funding that allow startups to raise capital without sacrificing equity. Join us and unlock alternative sources of capital to fuel your journey towards success and sustainability.

- Toni Moreno Planas, Head of Corporate Development, Mediaset España (Moderator)

- Gerardo Redondo, Investment Director, Inveready

- Victor Gardrinier, Co-Founder & CTO, SolarMente

- Carolina Rodríguez, Promotion Head, Enisa

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