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Building a 500M DKK corporate-backed startup in four years

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Talent Garden Rainmaking

Danneskiold-Samsøes Allé 41

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What is the latest approach in venture building? Hybrid ventures built by real entrepreneurs backed by a unique corporate asset.

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--Overview--

At this March 6th Rainmaking Breakfast, we're going to hear from practitioners about the evolution of the open innovation movement from incubators and accelerators to venture building, in particular the emerging hybrid venture model of corporate backed startups. We'll leave plenty of time for Q&A with the speakers and interactive networking with the crowd of innovators and entrepreneurs.

--Agenda overview--

Part 1: Intro & overview by Alex Farcet, Rainmaking partner & Startupbootcamp co-founder

Part 2: Short talk by Peter Schrøder, Mærsk Tankers

Part 3: Interview and Q&A with Flemming Amar

--Speakers--

Flemming Amar: Ex-corporate soldier turned entrepreneur Flemming Amar has done exactly that with his startup UBSend, which reached a whopping 500 million DKK in revenue in just 4 years, with minimal investment from global fashion powerhouse Bestseller but, importantly, access to their buying power.

Peter Schrøder: Previously VC with Vækstfonden and Director of M&A at Egmont, serial board member and now CDO at Mærsk Tankers. Peter will talk about the overall trends in corporate backed venture building.

--Topics covered--

-How to leverage the strengths of a corporate partner as a founder

-Ownership and governance best practices when it comes to corporate-backed startups

-Risks and barriers along the way

-Approaching a future methodology for corporate + startup ventures

--Detailed Agenda--

8.30: Arrival + coffee, tea & croissants

9.00: Welcome and overview - Alex Farcet

9:10 Talk by Peter Schrøder

9.40: Interview and Q&A with Flemming Amar

10.15: Coffee refills + networking

11.00: Have a great day

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