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Conference Schedule Day: 1 & 2

May 27 Day 1

Time

Main Stage

Time

PayPal Stage

8:15

Doors Open. Registration, Coffee & Breakfast

 

 

9:15

Welcoming remarks, Getting The Most Out of Arctic15

 

 

9:30

Trip Hawkins  - The Big Idea

 

 

10:10

Fireside chat with Miki Kuusi hosted by Greg Anderson

10:15

Orkun Saitoglu – Startup Trends

10:30

Bo Harald & Tuomas Haapsaari – Value based Team Building – Key to Success

10:45

Falk Muller-Veerse – How to Sell Your Company to Disney or Microsoft

10:50

Arctic15 Launch

 

 

11:20

Timo Ahopelto – How to get seed-funded early on?

11:15

Mikael Kolehmainen – Trademarks in a Startup

11:40

Rami Ismail – Indie Business Model

11:45

Chistian Thaler – The Art of Equity Preservation and The Magic of Clean Cap Tables

12:00

 

Basil Peters – Why Every Company Should Have an Exit Strategy (before speaking to their first investor)

 

 

12:15

Fireside Chat with Paul Bragiel hosted by Dmitri Sarle

12:15

Break

12:45

Break

12:50

Therese Bogan – Addicted to Startup Life – The Dark Side

13:00

Thomas Davies – Don’t Screw Over Your Mom – The Importance of Protecting Your Early Inverstors

13:10

Duane Atkins – Social Media Marketing: How to use the right data to improve.

13:20

Pitching Competition: Wellbiome, Musopia, Agaidi, ScoreFellas & StartHQ

13:30

Pekka Pohjakallio – Productivity through self-management

13:50

Lari Tuominen – Product/Market Fit in Mobile Business

14:00

Sami Pippuri – “Breaking Barriers for Cross-ecosystem Development”

14:10

Pitching Competition: Smarp, MaxTraffic, Coinmotion, DonateIT & Visitret

14:30

Mikko Teerenhovi – The Design of a Disruptive Banking Service

14:40

Gary Stewart – Accelerating and Scaling

 

 

15:00

Pitching Competition: Ekin Labs, Irofit, Loomideck, Ambronite & GoWorkabit

15:00

 

15:30

Break

15:30

FiBAN-Finnvera Pitch (FiBAN members only)

16:00

Jambu Palaniappan – Scaling and Adapting to New Markets – Uber Story

 

 

16:30

Justin Waldron – The Death of the AppStore

 

 

17:15

Investment Lab – Jimmy Fussing Nielsen, Ville Miettinen, Kimmo Reina and Lars Buch

 

 

19:30

Doors Closing

 

 

20:00

After-party at Bryggeri

 

 

 May 28 Day 2

Time

Main Stage

Time

Stage 2

8:30

Doors open, coffee & breakfast

 

 

9:20

Welcoming remarks, Schedule and tips for Day 2

 

 

9:30

Thomas Grota – How to Drive the Road to Exit

9:40

Teemu Arina – Upgrade Your Work Day: Biohacker’s Tips for Effective Entrepreneurs

9:50

Tony Zappala – Why Dropbox turned down Steve Jobs and raised a $250M Series B – When should a company raise Growth capital?

 

Gaming track

10:10

Daniel Waterhouse – Growing Up

10:10

Jari-Pekka Kaleva – The game changers: How policy makers are reshaping the game industry as we know it.

10:30

Basil Peters – Exit strategies for European Tech & Lifescience Companies

10:30

Alpo Oksanharju – Reset – Crowdfunding Story

10:45

Exits Panel – Tuomas Kohila, Jiri Kupiainen, Basil Peters & Falk Muller-Veerse moderated by Greg Anderson

10:50

Jukka Laakso – Grand Canyon – The Desert Beyond F2P on Mobile

11:15

Lauri Rosendahl – First North as Exit Opportunity

11:10

Teemu Mäki-Patola – Experiences from Building on a Successful App Store Launch

11:30

Break

11:30

Heikki Laaninen – Games or Entertainment Brands?

11:45

Tekes – Ilona Lundström

 

 

12:00

Sami Kuusela & Harri Kerminen – Why Reverse Pitching Matters?

12:00

Indie Games Panel with Rami Ismail, Johannes Vuorinen, Alpo Oksanharu & Heikki Repo. Hosted by KooPee Hiltunen

12:10

Reverse Pitch 1 -Appelsiini, Sari Kola-Nyström

 

 

12:30

Reverse Pitch 2 – Facebook, Ali Parr

12:45

Samuli Syvähuoko – Building a World-Class Founding Team for a Game Startup

12:50

Ville Tolvanen – Embrace Change or Disappear

 

Gaming track ends

13:10

Reverse Pitch 3 – GE Health, Didier Deltort

13:15

Kjetil Olsen – The Reinvention of Work – Impact and Opportunities for Startups

13:30

Reverse Pitch 4 – Fonecta, Mikko Pirinen

 

 

13:50

Jason Goodman – From Startup to Household Brand Name: Early Aopters to Soccer Moms

13:45

Kristian Ekholm - Exit Autopilot – How to Get Your Company to Sell Itself

14:10

Reverse Pitch 5 SpinversePekka Koponen

14:15

Dale Huxford – Lawyer
Confidential:  Startup Do’s (and don’ts) From a Recovering Lawyer

14:30

Reverse Pitch 6 – PayPal,
Orkun Saitoglu

 

 

14:50

Reverse Pitch wrap up Sami Kuusela & Harri Kerminen

14:45

Ernestas ZvaigzdinasmCommerce, New Purchasing Trends

15:00

Ilja Laurs – Scaling Your Startup Globally Towards Exit

 

 

15:20

Aber Whitcomb – Scaling Companies

15:15

Break

15:50

VC Panel – Simon Cook, Seth Pierrepont, Tony Zappala & Daniel Waterhouse moderated by Dmitri Sarle

16:00

Guillaume Leygues - Scalable cloud infrastructures for Startups

16:30

Simon Cook

16:30

Break

16:50

Pitching Finals

 

 

17:30

Tuula Rytilä – One Microsoft in a Mobile First Cloud First World.

 

 

18:00

Closing remarks

 

 

 

 

 

 

18:15

Preparations for the after-party start

18:30

Catapult Launch Party on PayPal Stage,  Investor Networking at Deal Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22:00

Bassline Presents: HALLI 1 – The Official Arctic15 After-Party (ENTRANCE
BY INVITE ONLY! Arctic15 conference pass of course grants access)

 

 

 

Jori Hulkkonen, Roberto Rodriguez, XPLOITEC and Dept.

 

 

4:00

Closing time