2019 Lean Startup Winning Teams
“Best Idea” winner: KIBO
“Runner-up” winner: reDOC
“Audience Favourite” winner: FirstAid
Learn more about the teams at: https://leanstartup1819.startuppuccino.com/ls
Location: Seminar Room 1, A1.-1, NOI Tech Park
Date: Friday, January 25th, 2019
17:00 – 18:00 Registration, exhibition of the projects
18:00 – 18:10 Welcome
18:10 – 18:20 Launch of Alpscrowd
18:20 – 20:00 Lean Startup pitch competition: pitches from 9 student teams
20:00 – 21:30 Networking, posters & demonstrations and award ceremony
Panel of Judges:
Francesco Lato | Wonder S.p.A. Talent Investor
Venture Advisor and Angel Investor in over 20 startups, Wonder Talent Investor (in South Tyrol) Chairman, Angels for Innovation A4I (in Milan) Investment Committee member, Impactscool
(Exponential Technologies & Artificial Intelligence Education) Shareholder, and Talent Garden (in Genoa) Co-Founder, the campus of TAG, the coworking Digital Network, that helps entrepreneurs, freelancers and companies in the digital marketplace to connect, collaborate, grow, innovate and contaminate the local and global ecosystem.
Eva Ogriseg | Tyrolean Business Angel Network
Eva Ogriseg is the CEO of tban – Tyrolean Business Angel Network, an association representing 20 South Tyrolean investors in start-up companies. She is also a member of the Board of Directors at PensPlan Invest SGR. Eva is a seasoned Finance professional, who served as a Vice President at the largest bank of the Middle East until late-2017. Prior to that, she worked as a Corporate Finance professional at KPMG in both Munich and Dubai.
Carlo Rivis | Founder and CEO of Innovation Discovery
I am an accomplished Business Development, start-up, and Project Management professional with more than 10 years of leading complex technology projects and teams and companies in Italy and U.S. My background includes successful experience driving the adoption of new technology innovations, processes, and best practices that reduce costs and improve efficiencies. I am particularly strong in providing scalable technology solutions that align technology investments with business goals. Equally strong in delivering project deliverables on time and under budget, including software development, business strategy, and enterprise-wide solution development initiatives.
Erhard Rofner | Zeni & Partner
Chartered Accountant and Auditors in Bolzano; member of the board of the Order of Chartered Accountants and Auditors (ODCEC) of Bolzano; member of the commission “Commissione Albo e Registro del Tirocinio” of the Order of Chartered Accountants and Auditors (ODCEC) of Bolzano; member of the board of auditors in industrial and commercial companies; investment committee member in a local corporate group; consultant for start-up companies.
Franz Tschimben | Co-Founder of Common Interest
Franz is the Co-Founder of Common Interest, a San Francisco based start-up company helping private organizations align incentives of stakeholders and shareholders. Prior to becoming a founder, he helped build Savari, a Silicon Valley based self driving car technology company, where he was responsible for Strategy, Fundraising and Marketing. Previously he worked for Accenture and PwC in Management Consulting, and for Samsung’s technology center in Seoul. Franz is a Fulbright Scholar, holding a Master’s Degree in Strategy and International Management from the University of St. Gallen and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from the University of Bolzano-Bozen. Franz moved from Silicon Valley to South Tyrol a few months ago.