"An outlook on the Venture Capital market"
11 t h Annual VentureLab Investment Forum™ October 13 t h 2009, Oslo, Norway An outlook on the Venture Capital market • Successfully navigating in Challenging Market Conditions • The Future of Renewables • Company Presentations • Networking Key players in the Venture Capital Industry will join the largest investment forum in Norway to discuss trends, facts and possibilities in the Venture Capital Market. 18 companies, all pre-selected for their market driven innovation and strong team will be presented during the event. Among this years speakers and panellists: Cliff Reeves Bill M. Reichert Mike Rosenberg Harald Magnus General Manager of Managing Director Instructor of Strategic Andreassen Microsoft’s Emerging Business Garage Technology Ventures, Management Chief economist Team USA IESE Business School, Spain First Securities, Norway Microsoft, USA Organizers: MED INTERNETTADRESSE liggende i Page 1 31.08.2005 18:37:18 Main sponsors: Main partners: VATI O NO N N OSLO I WE EK O W W W.OI W.N Welcome to the 11th annual VentureLab Investment Forum! Dear delegate, VentureLab Investment Forum is the largest Venture Forum in Norway and is attended by more than 200 participants. In a challenging market we will discuss facts and trends, and give you an opportunity to meet distinguished investors with great track records and in-depth knowledge of the Venture Capital Market. The Forum will also showcase 18 companies in high growth industries selected by a professional jury. VentureLab Investment Forum brings together private and angel investors, venture capitalists, investment bankers, emerging growth companies, incubators, successful entrepreneurs, premier service providers and industry leaders. This is an exclusive opportunity for you to meet the leading Norwegian and Nordic investors to share information and know-how about prospects, trends and key issues and to make new business contacts. Whether you are a venture capitalist, a corporate finance entity, an investor seeking new investment opportunities or a company seeking funding or exposure; VentureLab Investment Forum is the event to attend. We welcome you to this years event! Margrethe Otto Jorun Pedersen Project Manager Secretary General VentureLab AS CONNECT Norway Key issues • Successfully Navigating in Challenging Market Conditions Company presentations - The Future of Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges? • 18 pre-selected companies will present their investment - Technology – Perspectives on Trends and Future opportunities - Economic & Capital Market Outlook • The companies have passed a highly skilled jury in order • The Future Of Renewables, Water and Environment to be selected - Nordic Cleantech – Facts, trends and outlook - Smart Green Growth – Business Opportunities in a Low CONNECT Entrepreneurial lectures Carbon and Resource Efficient Paradigm • Step by step towards international success - US Renewables – Challenges and New Policies • Panel Discussion: - Smart Investments in the Cleantech Era • Inspirational Speaker: - Redefining Success: Entrepreneurship in the Great Recession The 11th annual VentureLab Investment Forum Detailed Program October 13th 2009, Oslo, Norway 08.00 – 09.00 Registration and breakfast 09.00 – 09.10 Welcome address, opening remarks, Morten Richardsen, VentureLab AS Moderator of the day: Leo A. Grünfeld, MENON Business Economics Part 1 Successfully Navigating in Challenging Market Conditions Venue: Main Auditorium 09.10 – 09.40 Keynote speech: The Future of Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges? Speaker: William M. Reichert , Garage Technology Ventures 09.40 – 10.25 Keynote speech: Technology – Perspectives on Trends and Future Speaker: Cliff Reeves, Microsoft 10.25 – 10.45 Break (20 minutes) 10.45 – 11.05 Keynote speech: Economic & Capital Market Outlook Speaker: Harald Magnus Andreassen, First Securities 11.05 – 11.20 Business case: MentisCura, Four Years After Speaker: Audun Abelsnes, MentisCura Part 2 Parallel sessions – company presentations and entrepreneurial lectures Session A + B Session C 11.20 – 12.05 18 companies presentations CONNECT Norway – Entrepreneurial lectures A1: B1: Step by step towards international success 4 company pitches 4 company pitches Børge Tvorg, Giert Von der Lippe, Moderator: Dorte Wiene – Europe Unlimited Venturelab AS CONNECT East Einar Bakko, Lill A. Grimstad Speakers: Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA Bryn Aarflot AS Abigail Barrow, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center 12.05 – 12.25 Break (20 minutes) Helle Moen, Investinor Bjørn Kjetil Mølmann, Bryn Aarflot AS Geir Christian Melen, Clavis Pharma, ASA 12.25 – 13.15 A2: B2: 5 company pitches 5 company pitches Thorvald H. Steen, Jens A. Huseby, Venturelab AS CONNECT East Nils Kristian Einstabland, Thomas Strand-Utne Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA Bryn Aarflot AS 13.15 – 14.05 Lunch Part 3 The Future Of Renewables, Water and Environment Venue: Main Auditorium 14.05 – 14.30 Keynote: Nordic Cleantech – Facts, trends and outlook Speaker: Magnus Agerström, Cleantech Scandinavia 14.30 – 14.50 Keynote: Smart Green Growth – Business Opportunities in a Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Paradigm Speaker: Bjørn Brunstad, Econ Pöyry 14.50 – 15.10 Keynote: US Renewables – Challenges and New Policies Speaker: Christopher Clement, Invest in America, U.S. Department of Commerce 15.10 – 15.30 Break (20 minutes) 15.30 – 16.05 Panel discussion: Smart Investments in the Cleantech Era Moderator: Mike Rosenberg – IESE, Business School Panelists are: William M. Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures, Magnus Agerstöm, Cleantech Scandinavia, Bjørn Brunstad, Econ Pöyry, Helle Moen, Investinor, Lassi Noponen, Modern Energy Technology & Finance Oy, Per Wassén, Volvo Technology Transfer AB 16.05 – 16.30 Inspirational speaker: Redefining success: Entrepreneurship in the Great Recession Speaker: Arican Wegter, LOVEFiLM.com 16.30 Closing remarks, VentureLab AS 18.00 – 20.00 Evening reception (invitation only) At the The British Ambassador’s Residence Among this years speakers and panellists: Christopher Clement Helle Moen Magnus Agerström Lassi Noponen Leo A. Grünfeld Invest in America, U.S. Investinor AS Cleantech Scandinavia Modern Energy MENON Business Economics Department of Commerce Investment Director Managing Director Technology & Finance Oy Senior partner International Investment CEO Specialist Audun Abelsnes Bjørn Brunstad Arican Wegter Einar Bakko Nils Kristian Einstabland MentisCura Econ Pöyry LOVEFiLM.com Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA Chairman of the Board Senior consultant Co-founder Partner Partner Per Wassén Thomas Strand-Utne Lill A. Grimstad Volvo Technology Transfer AB Bryn Aarflot AS Bryn Aarflot AS Investment Director Attorney-at-law Partner and Head of Legal Department Jens Andreas Huseby Giert von der Lippe Thorvald H. Steen Morten Richardsen Børge Tvorg Connect East Connect East VentureLab AS VentureLab AS VentureLab AS Business developer, M.Sc. CEO Founding Partner CEO Corporate Finance Advisor Entrepreneurial Lectures Dorte Wiene Abigail Barrow Bjørn Kjetil Mølmann Helle Moen Geir Christian Melen Europe Unlimited Massachusetts Technology Bryn Aarflot AS Investinor AS Clavis Pharma ASA Regional Director Nordics Transfer Center Investment Director CEO Director VentureLab Investment Forum is about building knowledge and relations between venture players and entrepreneurs by identifying emerging trends, market segments and pioneering firms. The forum is a leading destination for venture capi- talists, institutional and high net-worth investors seeking dynamic high-growth companies as well as for companies seeking venture capital. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Private investors and business angels, venture capitalists, private equity players, institutional investors, fund managers, legal advisors, corporate finance executives, strategic planning executives, entrepreneurs of high growth companies, premier service providers and industry leaders in need of keeping up to date on trends and opportunities within the areas of venture capital and innovation in the nordic countries. WHEN AND WHERE Tuesday October 13th 2009, from 09.00 until 16:30 Vindern Konferansesenter (former GSK), Forskningsveien 2a, NO-0373 Oslo Tel. +47 21 09 67 20. The center is situated close to the Oslo Innovation Center, The University of Oslo and Rikshospitalet – University Hospital Along with other speakers, panelists, meet: DFJ Esprit, Garage Technology Venture, Kistefos Venture; Energy Future Invest, SEB Enskilda, Cleantech Scandinavia, Econ Pöyry, IESE Business School, Investinor, Modern Energy Technology & Finance, Bryn Aarflot AS, First Securities AS, Microsoft, The Lawfirm Selmer DA, AccountOnIt, Alliance Venture, Ferd Venture, Innovasjon Norge, Akershus Teknologifond, Pronord AS, Skagerak Venture Capital, Trondheim Energi, Statkraft, Bergen Venture, BTV Invest, Mallin Venture, Fabian Invest, Steinert Capital, Energy Capital Management, Vaagen Asset Management, GPB Consulting Ltd, Incitia Partners, Ingnitas, Procom Venture, IT Fornebu Invest, Spring Management, NLI Innovation, CONNECT Norway, NHO, TV2 Invest, Oslo Innovation Center and many more ... For more information on VentureLab or VentureLab Investment forum, go to www.venturelab.no You can also call +47 21 01 85 30, or send an e-mail to Project Manager Margrethe Otto: firstname.lastname@example.org VATI O NO N N OSLO I WE VentureLab Investment Forum is part of the Oslo Innovation Week. The largest innovation week in Norway. Connecting entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and business professionals for the purpose of growing more EK successful companies. The Oslo Innovation Week is sponsored by the municipality of Oslo, Innovation Norway, Akershus Fylkeskommune and NHO. Visit: www.oiw.no O W W W.OI W.N