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Silicon Valley Meets Barcelona – The Mobile World Capital

In partnership with Government of Cataloina and Invest in Catalonia, Silicon Valley Forum put together an evening program focused on trends and technologies in the Mobile industry, as well as giving a glimpse of the future with examples and insights from Mobile World Capital Barcelona and Sony Mobile. The session concluded with 10 Catalonian startups giving a 60 sec pitch followed by networking, dinner, drinks and demos.

Mobile World Capital Barcelona presents a global vision that effectively integrates mobile technologies into the fabric of the industries that are transforming our lives. It is leading the mobile transformation with commitments in; Competence Centers, Industry Development and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. A fundamental pillar of Mobile World Capital Barcelona is the annual Mobile World Congress, the world’s leading event of its type, bringing together in Barcelona the mobile telecommunication sector’s top companies and professionals.

Program:
5:30pm – Registration, networking and appetizers

6:15pm – Welcome remarks by Anselm Bossacoma, Executive Director, Catalonia Trade and Investment/Silicon Valley and Adiba Barney, CEO, Silicon Valley Forum.

6:20pm – Introduction speech by Mr. Felip Puig Godes, the Minister of Enterprise and Employment.

6:30pm – Keynote speech by Mr. Agustín Cordón, the CEO of Fira de Barcelona and Vice President of Mobile World Capital Barcelona.

7:00pm – Keynote speeches by:

  • Mr. Daniel Dzuban, The Global Business Lead for Sony Mobile’s Services Business Development Group.
  • Mr. Magnus Ekenheim, Director Developer Technical Services at Sony Mobile.

7:30pm – 10 Catalonian startups give their 60 sec pitch.

7:45pm – Networking, dinner and demos

 

About Silicon Valley Forum Immersion Programs

Silicon Valley Forum put together unique tailored high-quality immersion programs, startup workshops, business luncheons, pitching nights, demo days and more for accelerators, government and universities worldwide. Each program can be tailored to your delegation’s specific needs, find past Silicon Valley immersion programs here and download our program brochures to learn more about what we can do for you!

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