Webster Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Overview of
Entrepreneurship Expert Talks & Events

Summer 2016

EXPERT TALK SERIES (in class)

"A Successful Entrepreneurship Story"

Wednesday, 18th May | 13:40-14:30
Guest Speaker: Alexander Karakas
Function: Co-Founder
Company: Feels Like Home
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

"My journey to Silicon Valley (USA) – personal experiences, Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley"

Thursday, 19th May | 18:00-19:30
Guest Speaker: Andreas Gnesda
Function: President of the Austrian Association of Commerce (ÖGV); Owner/CEO of Teamgnesda, Real Estate & Consulting GmbH
Company: Österreichischer Gewerbeverein Team Gnesda, Real Estate & Consulting GmbH
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

"Entrepreneurship in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe"

Tuesday, 24th May | 17:00-18:30
Guest Speaker: Dr. Daniel Thorniley
Function: President & CEO “The world’s leading business expert on emerging markets” (Sir John Major, the former British prime Minister)
Company: DT-Global Business Consulting GmbH
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

"Challenges of expanding abroad: Experiences from the expansion in Germany"

Wednesday, 25th May | 14:00-15:00
Guest Speaker: Julian Juen
Function: Founder & CEO
Company: Kahee
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

"Entrepreneurship and the internet of things"

Friday, 27th May | 18:00-19:30
Guest Speaker: Michael Klemen
Function: Owner & CEO (Startup), former Head of Business Development of CISCO
Company: Internet of Things 40 Systems GmbH  
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

“Challenges of expanding a service startup business”

Wednesday, 1st June | 14:00-15:00
Guest Speaker: Franz Weber
Function: Director Partner Management
Company: Comparex
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

"Entrepreneurship and individual attitude"

Thursday, 2nd June | 18:00-19:30
Guest Speaker: Sören Buschmann
Function: Owner & CEO
Company: Strametz & Partner Leadership Recruiting GmbH
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

"Expanding your franchise business internationally"

Friday, 3rd June | 12:45-14:00
Guest Speaker: Peter Sunley
Function: Adjunct Professor of Marketing
Company: Webster Vienna Private University
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

“Lean method for start-ups”

Wednesday, 8th June | 12:00
Guest Speaker: Daniel Harari
Function: Co-Founder
Company: Emarsys
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

"Having it your way? Challenges of shared ownership in startups."

Wednesday, 8th June | 13:00-14:00
Guest Speaker: Renate Steger
Function: Co-founder and CEO
Company: Helga
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

“Legal and intellectual property for startups”

Wednesday, 15th June | 12:00
Guest Speaker: Benjamin Vlasich LL.B. (WU)
Function: Legal Service Provider and tax Advisor for Startups
Company: KB Steuerberatungsgesellschaft m.b.H.
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

“I want to start a business. What should I do?” Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Austria

Wednesday, 15th June | 13:30-15:00
Guest Speaker: Mag. Alexander Diesenreiter
Function: Start-up Services
Company: Wirtschaftagentur Wien
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

"Entrepreneurship and Crowd Funding"

Thursday, 16th June | 18:00-19:30
Guest Speaker: Dr. Reinhard Willfort
Function: Owner & CEO
Company: isn - innovation service network GmbH
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

"Entrepreneurship and digital business"

Thursday, 23rd June | 18:00-19:30
Guest Speaker: Franz Kühmayer
Function: Owner & Managing Director; Managing Partner, Zukunftsinstitut
Company: Reflections GmbH; Zukunftsinstitut
Open to Entrepreneurship class students only

"Austria´s hidden entrepreneurship champions"

Thursday, 30th June | 18:00-19:30
Guest Speaker: Mag. Christoph Neumayer
Function: General Secretary of the Federation of Austrian Industries
Company: Industriellen-Vereinigung (Federation of Austrian Industries)
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

 

EVENTS

Erste Bank Webster Start Up Campus

Thursday, 21st April | 17:00-21:00 | Webster Vienna, Atrium
What to expect: Meet the representatives from the Startup Ecosystem in Vienna
Organized by: StartUpSmart, Webster Vienna
Registration only. Limited tickets.

Thursday, 16th June | 17:00-21:00 | Webster Vienna, Atrium
What to expect: Meet the representatives from the Startup Ecosystem in Vienna
Organized by: StartUpSmart, Webster Vienna
Registration only. Limited tickets.

Fall 2016

EXPERT TALKS (in class)

"Entrepreneurial pricing for new product introduction"

Monday, 19th September | 13:30-14:00
Guest Speaker: Alexander Franz
Function: Company founder & Owner
Company: Alexander Franz Consulting
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

"Getting to your Customers through Digital Marketing Channels"

Monday, 26th September | 14:00-15:00
Guest Speaker: Daniel Harari
Function: Founder & Co-Owner
Company: Emarsys
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

"The Secrets of Success in Social Media"

Wednesday, 28th September | 13:30-14:30
Guest Speaker: Gorjan Agacevic
Function: Founder & CEO, Digital Marketing Expert
Company: Amodo
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

“E-commerce: The ways to getting the customers to buy”

Wednesday, 5th October | 14:40-15:30
Guest Speaker: Dr. Maria Madlberger
Function: Full Professor, specialised in Marketing, E-Commerce & Supply Chain
Company: Webster Vienna Private University
Open to all Webster Vienna students. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

EVENTS

Expert Talk "Start-ups, born globals!"

Friday, 7th October | 10:00-12:00 | Webster Vienna
Organized by: Wirtschaftsagentur Wien ("Gründen in Wien") & Webster Vienna
Public Event. Registration only: bm.dept@webster.ac.at (limited seats)

Field visit to an incubator to meet with entrepreneurs

September | TBA
What to expect: Getting to know 20 international startups funded to spend 3 months in the incubator
Organized by: Wirtschaftsagentur Wien & Webster Vienna