CUBE TECH FAIR
Targeted matchmaking between startups and corporates: rewriting the formula behind innovation.
Together, we can forge the future of industry 4.0
15th – 16th May, Berlin
Arena Berlin, Germany
CUBE PRIVATE SESSIONS
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CUBE’s Private Sessions are a move to provide our audience and participants a more interactive speaker experience, emphasising audience participation, Private Sessions are limited in capacity to support this structure – Book your space now!
CUBE’s establishment is founded in providing a platform between startups and corporates to partner up and collaborate, Tech Fair continues this ambition – Contact our team and learn how attendance can help find innovative solutions.
Partners will receive detailed market reports consolidated by our dedicated research team. Containing current Tech-market trends and insightful background information on attending startups, the market reports will ensure each meeting at Tech Fair is focused and directed – Partner with us.
Your Journey, CUBED
Demonstration over pitches – let your tech do the talking. Startups will demo and interact with a delegation of engaged corporates and investors as well as build momentum and hype at an invitation-only press roundtable with our network of media contacts. Want one of our coveted startup slots?
Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau leads StartupDelta, the accelerator for the startup ecosystem in the Netherlands and advises companies and the European Commission on their digital innovation strategies. He is a regular speaker at national and international tech conferences (like: Websummit, Slush, South Summit, OECD Forum, The Next Web, StartupFest Europe) and holds a number of positions in both the public and private sector.
- StartupDelta Special Envoy since July 2016. He is appointed by the Dutch Government to make The Netherlands the European epicenter of innovation, with the best climate for entrepreneurs to start, build, grow and internationalize their businesses.
- Director Digital Technology &Macro Strategy at Macro Advisory Partners in London and New York.
- Member of the EU High Level Group on Innovation that advises the Commission on instruments for generating breakthrough innovations.
- Advisor to Andrus Ansip, the current Vice President of the European Commission for the Digital Single Market.
- Edge Fellow at Deloitte’s Center for the Edge, advising senior corporate executives on digital transition strategies and corporate innovation.
Until 2014 Constantijn was Chief of Staff of European Commission Vice President for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes. He has a background in management consulting and policy research & advice at Booz Allen & Hamilton in London and the RAND Corporation in Brussels. In 2015 he founded StartupFest Europe, the country’s biggest ever startup festival, Which was held for the second time in September ‘17. Constantijn holds an MBA from the INSEAD at Fontainebleau and masters degree in law from Leiden University.
Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau is passionate about technology, art, music, photography and nature. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Foundation for Internet Domain Registration in the Netherlands (SIDN). He is Chair of the Prince Bernhard Nature Fund; Member of the Supervisory Board of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Honorary Chair of the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development; Patron of the National Musical Instrument Fund; Patron of the World Press Photo Foundation; and Patron of the National Violin Contests.
CEO and Founder
Mika Rautiainen, Ph.D., is the founder and chief executive officer of Valossa Labs, the company that produces video recognition and intelligence products. Mika has deep experience in computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) for media content recognition systems and his research team’s innovations in AI have been integrated into Valossa’s content analysis engine, as well as the company’s emotion and expression recognition engine.
Based on the latest deep learning techniques, the Valossa AI intelligence engine recognizes people, visual context, speech topics, video categories and other video entities at an unprecedented level of detail, from scene to higher level understanding. Ultimately, the intelligence of the Valossa AI answers the question, “what are my videos about and how could I benefit from that information?”
Mika was previously a senior research fellow at the University of Oulu, in northern Finland, which has one of the world’s most prestigious computer vision labs. He has worked as a researcher with the University of Oulu in various positions for the past 20 years. Mika has also worked as a researcher at the University of Maryland and at NEC’s C&C Central Research Labs, in Japan.
CEO & Co-Founder
Alicia Asín is CEO and co-founder of Libelium, the wireless sensor hardware provider, creator of Waspmote, a modular, open source sensor platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). Alicia is a computer engineer focused on how IoT can change our world, starting with Smart Cities and smart agriculture. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences on issues related to Smart Cities, wireless sensor networks and IoT. After the Mobile World Congress 2016, The Financial Times talks about Libelium as one of the Spain’s baby unicorns referring to its revolutionary technological developments in the country.
David C. Woessner
Local Motors, Inc
David currently serves as the General Manager of Local Motors in National Harbor, MD. After finalizing the launch of an award-winning facility in 2016, where the world’s first self-driving, cognitive, low speed, electric shuttle, Olli, was debuted, he is now responsible for operations of the sales and demonstration facility in National Harbor, MD. His primary focus is working with local stakeholders and partners to demonstrate, pilot, and sell self-driving Ollis in the Washington, DC region and beyond. He also leads External Affairs in order to appropriately influence public policy of self-driving vehicles.
David earned his MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology while serving multiple terms on the National Society of Black Engineers’ National Board of Directors. He received his BA in Physics and German from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana where he recently completed his 3-year term on the Board of the National Association of Wabash Men.
David enjoys playing soccer and basketball while also coaching youth sports, he fully embraces his German & Moroccan culture and the live, work and play model that National Harbor, MD and Detroit have to offer.
Executive Vice President Innovation Labs
Jörn is globally recognized for digital transformation in payment. He heads the product division Value Added Services and is leading Wirecard Labs – the global innovation initiative of Wirecard.
With his deep knowledge, experience, access to global networks and a strong affinity to spotting trends, his expertise lies in digitalization of retail and in developing innovative solutions for mobile payments: mobile wallets, smart value-added services and big data projects with partners and clients, e.g. Alipay, Wechat Pay, Berjaya, ÖBB, O2, Orange, Vodafone, Printemps, The Bodyshop and Deutsche Telekom.
Wirecard AG is a global company offering secure electronic payment methods. Using outsourcing and white label solutions, Wirecard provides an end-to-end payment infrastructure. Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange.
Campus Leader Hamburg
Rey leads the Airbus BizLab campus in Hamburg, where he promotes entrepreneurship and innovation as well as their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals within the organization. Recently, he designed and launched the #africa4future initiative, which aims at fostering advanced technologies in Africa’s startup ecosystems. Prior to setting up the innovation accelerator for Airbus in Hamburg, Rey worked on two digital health startups. Rey holds a CEMS Masters in International Management; he has studied and worked in Ghana, UK, France, Germany and Brazil.
“Benjamin is a Partner at HAX, the world’s most active investor in hardware startups. HAX has over 150 investments in robotics, IoT, consumer and health tech. It is part of SOSV, a global early stage fund focused on deep tech, which runs vertical programs in hardware, life science, food and software.
Benjamin writes for publications including Forbes and TechCrunch, was quoted in Nature, Wall Street Journal and WIRED, and spoke at over 200 events across 25 countries, including TechCrunch Disrupt and two TEDx. His presentations and annual “Hardware Trends” report collected over 1 million views online.
Before HAX, Benjamin trained as an aerospace engineer, worked in telecom and gaming and was the founder of Plus8Star, an Asia-based strategy consultancy. Benjamin lived mostly in China and Japan from 2000 to 2017.”
Videesha Kunkulagunta has over a decade of work experience in the areas of business/product development, sales, finance, and venture capital. As a Partner at signals VC, she invests in sector-agnostic frontier tech (data/predictive analytics, IoT etc.) and enterprise technologies (in Insurtech etc.) at the late seed and series A stage. Before moving to Berlin she worked for London-based Venture Capital fund PROfounders Capital. Formerly she was an Entrepreneur in Residence for FTSE 250 Telco TalkTalk Plc working on strategic corporate innovation and data-driven customer relationship management. At the start of her career she worked as a credit analyst for Lehman Brothers and transitioned to a generalist private banking role with exposure to product and business development at Barclays Wealth in London and Singapore.