Agenda 20th October 2017


This is a draft agenda. Changes may occur in due course.

09:00 Breakfast
09:30 Opening – Sigitas Mitkus, Lithuanian Ministry of Finance TRACK C: Challenges and opportunities for pan-European alternative finance
09:45 Panel 5 – the way to cross-border crowdfunding: where do we stand and where do we head to? – Paul Massey, Crowdcube; Peter Heijnen, Landahand; Paulius Tamosaitis, BLender; Robert Michels, Dentons; Aki Kallio, Danske Bank (moderator)
10:30 Spotlight on – How can we increase the level of transparency in the alternative finance industry? – Tero Weckroth, Invesdor; Coenraad De Vries, Startgreen
11:00 Break
11:30 Panel 6 – Legal Frameworks in Europe for Crowdfunding Business – Tanja Aschenbeck-Florange, Osborne Clarke Germany; Umberto Piattelli, Osborne Clarke Italy; Micheal Lewis, Osborne Clarke UK; Jean-Pierre Bussalb, BaFin (moderator)
12:15 Panel 7 – Addressing the shortage of risk capital for Europe high growth business – Coenraad de Vries, Startgreen; Kimmo Lonnmark, AROUND; Cedric Pacheco, AFME; Philip Dardier, Barramundi Investments; Oliver Gajda, ECN (moderator)
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Keynote – A look at the numbers of alternative finance – Tania Ziegler, Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance TRACK D: Investing In alternative finance.

An ESIL Open Day, in collaboration with ESIL



14:15 Fireside chat: Confessions, tips and insights from a serial retail investor – Erlend Selmer, Crowdworks; Jorg Diehl, Aescuvest; Vytautas Senavicius, P2P and Crowdfunding Association (moderator)
14:45 Fireside chat: Confessions, tips and insights from a professional investor – Rokas Peciulaitis, Contrarian Ventures; Kyrill Zlobenko, Seedrs; Vytautas Senavicius, P2P and Crowdfunding Association (moderator)
15:15 Speed dating
15:30 Panel 8 – How to build a well-diversified investment portfolio through alternative finance – Souleymane Galadima, WiSEED; Marek Partel, EstateGuru; Vincentas Zabulis, SAVY; Lukas Macijauskas,Synergy Finance; Reinhard Willfort, 1000×1000 (moderator)
16:20 Closing

See agenda of 19th October.


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