Found.ation is organizing its first International Conference and Festival “Collectiva” on the 1st & 2nd of June, 2016, in Athens, Greece. Collectiva is a two-day event dedicated to startups & the digital economy, digital transformation, and future tech trends. The world’s sharpest and most curious minds will get together to connect, inspire, discuss and build together the future of tech.
The aim of Collectiva is to become the annual meeting point of European/international VCs, accelerators, new businesses, and large corporations with the Greek & Balkan digital market and the local startup ecosystem. 35+ distinguished speakers from different sectors and different parts of the world will be taking the stage of “The Hub Events” to share with the audience of Collectiva the latest technological developments, emerging trends, and experiences.
Among the speakers are:
Uldis Leiterts, Co-Founder and CEO @ Infogr.am & Fragmentic, Darren Oddie, Digital Strategy Director @ Wipro London, Philipp Stangl, Investment Manager @ Pioneers Ventures, Stephane Gantchev, Partner @ LAUNCHub (a Pre-seed/Seed Venture Capital Fund), Cosmin Ochisor, Business Development Manager @ Hub:raum (the Deutsche Telekom business acceleration program), Tej Tadi, Founder & CEO of Mindmaze (a European Pioneer in the Virtual Reality space. Mindmaze has announced a Series B round of $100M at a $1B valuation in February 2016) and Enon Landenberg, Co-Founder of the company building platform sFBI.
Parallel events include a series of informative and insightful workshops on the Conference’s main topics, which will be held by experienced market leaders & experts from Greece and abroad. Inside “The Alana”, a specially shaped open space across “The Hub Events”, the Festival part comes to life as technology meets entertainment & art, creating a combination of vivid colors, images, music, and Greek street food. Alternative bands and artists will unfold their talent during the event’s breaks and the closing party. Interactive digital showpieces/exhibits by new emerging companies, Art/Tech Installations using technologies such as 3D printing, and Virtual Reality will be located at the “Maker’s Alley” of “Alana” in order to offer the audience a unique holistic experience.