Welcome to Venture Capital Summit

7th. Venture Capital Summit

22nd. September, 2020.

Hungary’s premier Venture Capital conference

Topics: Unicornirns or lemmings, Smart money, Corporate Venture Capital, Venture Capital vs Private Equity, Exposing the routes to exit and much more. Well-known international companies and the entire spectrum of major Hungarian VC funds in the program.

 

INTRODUCTION

Profit, efficiency, development – the best experts of the financial sector join their forces at a single conference to welcome the representatives of this area at the only independent professional summit during the spring months. On May 2019 we organized the 6th. Venture Capital Summit conference with an outstanding success. We had 130 investor attendees, joined by some startup entrepreneurs. 
 

Keynote speakers

 


ATTEND IF

  • You would like to expand your network in the venture capital business
  • Your business is already growing, and you would like to run it more efficiently, with a higher profit
  • You need an investor
  • You would like to expand and strengthen your long-term business network

WHY ATTEND?

INSPIRED. Our speakers are leading real business transformation, driving change across the enterprise and actioning measurable innovation for their businesses. Get motivated from leaders and walk away with new ideas you can implement.

CHALLENGED. Rethink your current processes and business blueprints, the event speakers will challenge your way of thinking and allow you to realise that new methods may be your best way of moving forward sitting alongside your current beliefs.

TRANSFORMED. The conference agenda and speakers are put together as such to reveal insights into how some of the biggest organisations are going about investing, from real business use cases to success stories and where the challenges may lie.

MEET LIKE MINDED PEERS

NETWORKING. It's an invaluable part of events and where real value often presents itself, meeting those who are facing the same challenges and coming together to solve similar issues. Our agendas feature numerous opportunities throughout the day to meet like minded folk from various industries and backgrounds. We have previously had extremely positive feedback from delegates who have found long lasted business relationships with those who they wouldn't normally meet from opposite industries and largely seeking out the same solutions to industry wide transformation sticking points.

THE CONFERENCE TARGETS:

Experts of banks, fund managing companies, and investment companies in Hungary – Executives, CEO’s and other senior management of financial institutions – Managing directors – Directors or strategy – Senior investment managers – Venture Capital executives and senior managers – Private Equity executives and senior managers – Startups before or during investment – State-owned financial companies, ministries – Insurance companies – Law firms – Consulting firms

Dress code: business formal

Organisers: Onlinemarketing.hu Ltd., Rita Molnar, Péter Szakál
 


Agenda

08.30 - 09.30 Registration, breakfast, networking
08.55 - 09.00 Opening - Rita Molnár (founder, Venture Capital Summit)
09.00 - 09.30 How to attract growth investors outside the big VC hubs - The presentation will talk about relevant (esp. SaaS) metrics and other factors to achieve at a given stage in order to attract relevant international investors also outside the big VC hubs. What to expect from these investors and general trends in the VC ecosystem will be further discussed in detail. - Michael Rager (DTCP, Germany) 
09.30 - 09.50 GTM strategy to the ASEAN region - Dávid Fehérvári (Smarthub) and Gergő Gulyás (Startup Campus)
09.50 - 10.15 „With or without it?” Operating venture capitals from the co-operation of public & private sectors. Is there a justification of the public and private sectors’s merger in the course of a venture capital? Competitor or partner?  What is the ideal co-investor for the state-owned MFB Invest Ltd? Introduction of successful co-investment projects. - Csaba Bugár (MFB Invest) 
10.15 - 10.35 How operative should a VC be when managing portfolio companies? - Gergely Szűcs, Ph.D. (Cashline Holding) 
10.35 - 10.55 Coffee break, networking
10.55 - 11.35  ‘Smart money’ is capital, know-how, and experience in a single package, i.e. an all-round service on the capital market, offering professional support (management know-how, international relations, organizational development, etc.) for mature companies to reach and/or grow on international markets. What does ‘smart money’ entail? What companies may need it? How and under what terms can you obtain it on the Hungarian market?- Ábel Galácz (Lead Ventures),  Lajos Horváth (Eximbank), Gábor Rudas (Carion Befektetési Alapkezelő), Moderator:
11.35 - 12.00 Evolution of market-based solutions of venture capital: to what extent government intervention is beneficial to the market? - Péter Oszkó (Oxo Ventures)
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch, networking
13.00 - 13.40 Investing in startups or private equity: which one offers more opportunities and more return? What would you suggest to someone who is loaded with money and would start investing today? Should he go into private equity or venture capital? What industries or what type of companies should he invest in? - Tibor Veres (Wallis) and László Wolf (OTP Bank), Conversation partner: Pál Szabó (Bird & Bird)
13.40 - 14.00 Why is corporate ventures important for MKB Bank? Investment experiences by Ádám Balog, CEO
14.00 - 14.35 Exposing the routes to exit: when should a VC consider taking a company public? How many venture-backed companies are going public? Evaluating the multiple exit routes in the mid market: trade sales, secondary & IPO activity & maximising value whatever your route to realisation - Zsolt Katona (Solus Capital),  István Máté-Tóth (BÉT), Péter Oszkó (Oxo Holding), Moderator: 
14.35 - 14.50 Coffee break, networking
14.50 - 15.25 Unicorns or lemmings: How to know which investments will take off. How does a VC spot a winner out of a wide range of options? At what point in the investment cycle does a VC know whether company is going to be top performer or a flop? Is there a herd of unicorns in the market which are contributing to market overvaluations? - Iván Halász (Finext Startup), Elemér Eszter (HVCA), Moderator:
15.25 - 16.00 Startup roundtable - Pál Bogár, Ph.D. (Sincroll), Máté Molnár (DoBox), Dávid Salamon (CloudStorm), Moderator: Gergely Szalóki (Schoenherr Hungary)

Speakers

 

dr. Balog Ádám

dr Ádám Balog
President & CEO
MKB Bank Nyrt.
 

Bogár Pál, Ph.D

Pál Bogár Ph.D.
founder
Sincroll
 

Eszter Elemér

Elemér Eszter
president
HVCA
 

Fehérvári Dávid

Dávid Fehérvári
founder
Smarthub Consulting
 

Galácz Ábel

Ábel Galácz
CEO
Lead Ventures
 

Gulyás Gergő

Gergő Gulyás
CEO
Startup Campus London
 

Halász Iván

Iván Halász
CEO
Finext Startup

Horváth Lajos

Lajos Horváth
deputy director
Befektetés és vagyonkezelés, Eximbank Zrt.

Dr Péter Kádas

Dr Péter Kádas
CEO
Traction Tribe - Blogger, Startupdate.hu

Zsolt Katona

Zsolt Katona
CEO
Solus Capital zrt.

Molnár Máté

Máté Molnár
CEO
DoBox
 

Málnay Barnabás

Málnay Barnabás
partner, cofounder
Smartware.Tech & WS
 

Máté-Tóth István

Máté-Tóth Istváns
Deputy CEO
Budapest Stock Exchange
 

dr. Oszkó Péter

dr. Oszkó Péter
founder-CEO
OXO Group

Rudas Gábor

Rudas Gábor
president
CV alapkezelő
 

dr. Szabó Pál

dr. Szabó Pál
partner
Bird & Bird
 

dr. Szalóki Gergely

dr Gergely Szalóki
partner
Schoenherr Hungary
 

Szűcs Gergely

dr. Szűcs Gergely
CEO
Valor Venture Capital Fund
 

Wolf László

Wolf László
Deputy of CEO
OTP BANK
 

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