Benefit strategically from leading startups
Venture Clients featured at SLUSH
What the Venture Client Track has to offer
Keynotes that change the dialog of the entire industry
Masterclasses with seasoned experts
Networking opportunities corporations and startups
Venture Client – a paradigm shift for startups and corporations
CEO OF 27PILOTS
SENIOR MANAGER AND CO-FOUNDER OF OPEN BOSCH
BOSCH, OPEN BOSCH
Venture Builder Lead
Airbus, Airbus Scale
This session is relevant for corporations and startups alike.
Fireside chat with Gregor Gimmy, CEO of 27pilots
In the first part of this session, Gregor Gimmy shares the story of why he invented the Venture Client model in 2014 as Innovation Manager of BMW, and how he implemented it by founding the BMW Startup Garage. He will share his insights on how the continuous creation of disruptive technologies shakes market uniformity, forcing corporations to innovate for survival. Attendees will familiarize themselves with the Venture Client model, and how the new corporate venturing tool is used by industry leaders to gain strategic benefits from startups.
In the second part, attendees will learn why and how corporations like Siemens Mobility, Bosch, and OBI adopted the Venture Client model. Witnessing examples of how this new model works across industries and companies, what objectives it has, what types of challenges are faced, how it is set up and integrated into complex organizational structures.
Venture Client Masterclasses
Establishing startup partnerships and M&A activities effectively and efficiently – ONLINE & ONSITE
Startups are the competitive resource of the future. To harvest it optimally, companies need to establish startup partnerships and M&A activities effectively and efficiently. For that, new startup competencies and capabilities are needed. 27pilots helps companies gear up for this challenge. In this interactive Slush workshop, you will learn how corporations like BMW, Bosch & Siemens use the Venture Client Model, the most effective vehicle to strategically benefit from startups.