November 14-15, 2018
The 'Shark Tank' of the Innovation Industry
Venture Olympics offers corporate innovators, tech startups and venture funders a fast-paced, interactive 2-day event experience to accelerate deal scouting, track trends, and empower their teams to succeed in championing new investment and partnering opportunities.
ACCELERATE DEAL FLOW WITH INSIGHTS FROM
It's the 1st of its Kind Deal-Engagement Event™
Discover High Value Projects & Ventures in an open marketplace for large corporates, tech startups and venture funders to accelerate deal flow.
Venture Olympics™ (VO) is designed specifically to accelerate success for global innovation executives. VO challenges the “typical players” to develop innovative partnerships for business development by joining together global leaders in R&D, innovation, engineering, strategy, marketing, business development, legal, IP, venture funders (VCs, PEs, and Banking), entrepreneurs, and deal-makers.
MEET 40+EXCITING VENTURES ON THE DEAL FLOOR
The deal floor is where the magic happens you’ll be able to meet some of today’s hottest ventures for quick introductory pitches. Flag the companies you are interested in and set up a connection meeting for a deeper discussion or follow up with them through the tech.surf app.
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IN JUST 2 DAYS DISCOVER HIGH VALUE PROJECTS & VENTURES
Day 1: THE DEAL FLOOR & PITCHING UP INTERNALLY
Refine your skills and learn techniques for pitching innovation opportunities to your corporate senior leadership team.
Day 2: THE ART OF THE CORPORATE/START-UP PARTNERSHIP
Uncover strategies to de-risk external collaborations; learn what works, what doesn’t work and what you need to change to foster successfully partnerships.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY FEI AND TECH.SURF
About FEI: Front End of Innovation Event
FEI is a global event brand that has become the annual meeting place of the most seasoned innovators across the globe. Launched in 2003 in the US and 2007 in Europe, FEI is recognized as the world leader in advancing innovation™ because it’s a brand innovators trust- with a reputation for facilitating exchange and accelerating best AND next practices. The mission of FEI extends far beyond a three day event – with year round networking and tight knit community of over 10,000 Corporate R&D and Innovation Exectuvies– it is the quintessential physical meeting place for driving purposeful change.
tech.surf’s video/audio pitch-on-demand technology enables you to effortlessly surf new deal opportunities in any geography, any industry, at any stage, any time. While driving, waiting for a meeting to start, or even going for a run, tech.surf is designed to make it easy to find, share and prioritize your best-fit deals on your schedule, using your criteria driving selection.