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18 June 2009: June 22@Update Breakfast
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"What is private financing looking for? Success stories” will be discuss in the next breakfast with participants as  Google.org Investment, Woman 2.0 and Privalia, and the event will take place at the CaixaForum Auditorium.

"What is private financing looking for? Success stories”

Thursday, 18 June 2009 8:00 to 9:25 am in the Auditorium at the CaixaForum, Social and Cultural Centre (Av. Marquès de Comillas, 6-8). Metro: L1 and L3 'Espanya'. Bus: 9, 13, 23, 37, 50, 61, 79, 91, 193. Bicing: 237. Parking at Av.Rius i Taulet, 1.

At this month’s 22@Update Breakfast* we will answer all your questions about private financing and the latest trends in this area, as well as hearing some practical suggestions from top experts in the field. What are pioneering companies like Google investing in? What do they look for when deciding whether or not to invest in a company? What strategies are start-ups using to attract the interest of investors and get financing? And some practical advice?

Luis Daniel Arbulu, Finance and Investments Lead at Google.org Investment, will share his view on investment trends at this large financing group. Shaherose Charania, co-founder of the Women 2.0 organization, will share the reactions of investors in Silicon Valley to the current economic situation and the strategies start-ups are using to attract investment. Finally, founder of the Privalia company, Lucas Carné, will give us some practical suggestions based on his own success story. He overcame the difficulties of working in a sector that is seen as high-risk in the Spanish investment market, to get the necessary funding at different steps of the development of his business.


AGENDA:

8:00  Networking breakfast

8:15  Welcome, by Mr. Jordi William Carnes, deputy mayor in charge of Finance and Economic Promotion and President of 22@Barcelona

8:20 Update (Google.org Investment): “How is Google.org different than other investors” by Mr. Luis Daniel Arbulu, Finance and Investments Lead at Google.org

8:40 Update (Women 2.0): “The recession and the impact on Silicon Valley investment” by Ms. Shaherose Charania co-founder of the Women 2.0 organization

9:00 22@ Innovator of the month: “From national seed capital to large American venture capital funds” by Mr. Lucas Carné, co-founder of Privalia

9:20 News in 22@Barcelona, by Mr. Josep M. Piqué, managing director of 22@Barcelona

9:25 Networking coffee.

Please confirm attendance.

*This month’s breakfast will be held entirely in English

More information:
22@Barcelona Press Office, F&A
E-mail: agenda@22barcelona.com
Tel. 93 507 35 26 (Mr. José Luis González / Filloy & Associats)






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