CELEBRATING THE JOURNEY OF VENTURE CAPITAL AND THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY

24 November 2016

DIFC Conference Centre

Dubai UAE

08:30          START YOUR ENGINES: REGISTRATION + BREAKFAST

 

 

09:00          "A NEW HOPE"

                       Opening remarks and welcome address

                          Antoine Massad - Chairman of the Board, BECO

                          Dany Farha - CEO, BECO

                          Pinaki Aich - Vice President Group Strategy, DIFC

 

 

09:30             "SHOW ME THE MONEY"

                          The evolution of the VC asset class

                          Trevor Loy - General Partner, Flywheel Ventures

 

 

10:20           "LES IS MORE"

                          Disrupting the music industry

                          Ryan Leslie - Founder & CEO, SuperPhone

 

 

 

 

11:00          ROCKET FUEL: COFFEE BREAK

 

 

11:1            TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE: CAREEM

 

 

11:30          “DAVIDS VS. GOLIATH”

                          How to win locally in a duel with a global giant

                          Mudassir Sheikha - Cofounder & CEO, Careem

                          Bhavish Aggarwal - Cofounder & CEO, Ola Cabs 

 

 

12:15          TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE: BAYZAT

 

 

12:30             "TO INFINITY AND BEYOND"

                          Info Edge and Zomato through launch, growth and evolution

                          Hitesh Oberoi - CEO, Info Edge

                          Deepinder Goyal - Founder & CEO, Zomato

 

 

 

13:05          PIT STOP: LUNCH

 

 

14:00          "A PARALLEL UNIVERSE"

                       A story of venture capital in India

                          Vani Kola - Managing Director, Kalaari Capital

                          Prashanth Prakash - Partner, Accel Partners

 

 

14:35          TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE: MYKI

 

 

14:55          "OFF THE RECORD"

                       Tech M&A in MENA

                          Affan Butt - Managing Director, CODE Advisors

 

 

15:25          "THE FINAL FRONTIER"

                       Closing Remarks + Predictions

Mesosphere Partner

 

 

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