12.06.2018

Cleantech Venture Day 2018 Finland



DATE: 12-13 June 2018
LOCATION: Lahti, Finland 

Apply to pitch or register to attend at: http://www.cleantechday.com/lahti/

TUESDAY 12 JUNE 2018

PRE-EVENT, Embassy of France, Helsinki

15:00 – INVESTORS ONLY PRE-EVENT 
Embassy of France, Helsinki
NASDAQ MYTHBUSTERS: 
The truth about the most common 
myths of going public
 
Pörssitalo, Helsinki
SMART ENERGY INNOVATION CHALLENGE 
Allas Sea Pool, Helsinki (Invitation Only)
       
  15:00 – 15:30 
Arrival and Registration

15:30 – 16:30 
Overview of European Cleantech Investing 
Patric Gresko, Head of Division - Innovation and Technology Investments, European Investment Fund

Success Story from Visedo
Charles Vaslet, Partner, Emerald Ventures

16:30 – 17:30 
Investor Networking
15:00 – 17:00 

Nasdaq experts teach companies to successfully navigate the process of going public

Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services.
15:00 – 17:00 

In the smart energy innovation challenge, 10 pre-selected teams are developing solutions for the emerging challenges in the energy sector.

In preparation for presenting their ideas on 13.6., the teams taking part in the challenge will receive mentoring and tips for pitching their concepts
       
17:30 – 19:00 OPEN NETWORKING FOR ALL REGISTERED CLEANTECH VENTURE DAY GUESTS 
Embassy of France, Helsinki
       
19:15 – Buses leave for Lahti (make sure you reserve a seat while registering)

WEDNESDAY 13 JUNE 2018

CLEANTECH VENTURE DAY, Sibelius Hall, Lahti

08:00 – Registration Opens  
     
08:30 – 09:30 SPEED-DATING SESSION
Investors, Corporates and Companies Pre-matched Meetings
(Pre-registration required)
     
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee & Networking  
     
10:00 – 11:00 Seminar 1: ENERGIZING CHANGE AGENTS FOR SUSTAINABLE DISRUPTION
Artificial intelligence, blockchain, demands for social responsibility and sustainability… Disrupt or be disrupted! Business leaders, cities and consumers increasingly find themselves at the mercy of disruptors that cast doubt on the stability of all firms, industries and economies. However, disruption may create also value in aggregate, but how can we ensure that we are the ones creating value for sustainability?

Welcome to the Cleantech Venture Day 2018
Nina Harjula, Chairman of the Board, Nordic Innovation Accelerator Ltd.

Keynote: Smart Cities - Make Tech Work For People
Miguel A. Gamiño Jr., Executive Vice President for Global Cities, Mastercard

Discussion:
Moderator: Tiina Kähö, Executive Director, Smart & Clean Foundation

Miguel A. Gamiño Jr., Executive Vice President for Global Cities, Mastercad
Annu Nieminen, Founder & CEO, The Upright Project
Saara Vauramo, Environmental Director, City of Lahti
     
11:10 – 12:10 DEALFLOW 1
6 companies pitching in front of the Investor Jury
DEALFLOW 2
6 companies pitching in front of the Investor Jury
     
12:10 – 13:15 Lunch and Networking  
     
13:15 – 14:00 Seminar 2: FUTURE OF FOOD
If food wastage was a country, it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world. The Big Question is how to feed 9 Billion people in a healthy and sustainable way? 

Moderator: Johan Jörgensen, Co-Founder, Sweden Foodtech
“When the biggest industry on the planet gets disrupted, exciting times are guaranteed.”

Keynote: Ultima - Trailblazer of Sustainable Restaurants of the Future
Henri Alen, Founder and Chef, Ultima

Panelists:
Henri Alen, Founder and Chef, Ultima
Heli Anttila, Vice President Supply Chain and Operations, Fazer
Pasi Vainikka, CEO, Solar Foods
13:00 – 14:00 Smart Energy side-event
10 strongest solutions to Smart Energy Innovation Challenge pitched by the master minds behind them. The best of the best will move on to take the main stage, responding to the Reverse Pitch by challenge organizers: Nord Pool & Fingrid & Grid.vc & Lahti Energia in Seminar 3
     
14:10 – 15:10 DEALFLOW 3
6 companies pitching in front of the Investor Jury
DEALFLOW 4
6 companies pitching in front of the Investor Jury
     
15:10 – 15:45 Coffee and Networking  
     
15:45 – 16:45 FUTURE HOME - CREATED BY PEOPLE

Keynote: The Success Story of Nest - a thermostat to save the world
David Sloo, Future Shape 

FIRA: Visual solutions motivating home users to act sustainably
Looking for home automation user interfaces making heat, water, air and energy consumption data available, comparable and easy to react to.
Eelis Rytkönen, Business Development Dude, Fira

Companies pitching in front of the Corporate Jury
     
17:00 – 18:00 ENERGIZING THE NIGHT

Nord Pool & Fingrid & Grid.vc & Lahti Energia: Smart electricity without formation of demand clusters
Calling for ideas and solutions, which promote smart electricity usage while considering problems the demand cluster formation may cause.
Jaakko Isotalo, Fund and Dealflow Manager, Grid.vc

Smart Energy Innovation Challenge winners pitching (from Smart Energy Side Event)

Engie New Ventures: Connect Home and Home energy Management
Seeking to create partnerships with companies providing B2B solutions for home connect and home energy management.
Nigel Purcell, Investment Director, Engie New Ventures

Companies pitching in front of the Corporate Jury
     
18:00 – 20:00 NETWORKING NIGHT

The very best of Lahti - an evening hosted by LADEC: Networking and socialising out on the lakeshore terrace, enjoying good music and locally produced delicacies and beverages

Foodtech cook-off! 
The Finnish star of revolutionary cuisine, Henri Alén , meets the legendary Swedish foodtech disruptor, Johan Jörgensen, in an epic foodtech cook-off! Move aside, ice hockey: the new wave of neighbour rivalry is all about food and innovation.

Cleantech Venture Day Awards for the Best Dealflow Pitches

Apply to pitch or register to attend at: http://www.cleantechday.com/lahti/