Corporate Innovation Summit 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 6:00 – 9:00 PM UTC

Join us in our 131st event for an evening conference with the CIOs and Heads of Innovation of the best companies in Europe! Come after the Mobile World Congress for an after-work session with insightful advice from business and thought leaders, the best community in town, dinner and cold beer! This event will take place at Enel Innovation Hub Europe - Espai Endesa.

About this event

The event will go as follows:

1. Welcoming words.

  • Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit (Director @ Startup Grind Barcelona) 
  • Enric Brazis (Head of Institutional Relations @ Endesa)
  • Lluís Juncà (Director General of Entrepreneurship and Innovation @ Catalan Government)

2. Panel #1: "Un-boxing Open Innovation: Insights from BMW, Zurich Insurances, Decathlon, and Enel", with:

  • Fernando Sandoval (Head of Enel Innovation Hub Europe)
  • Alexandra Renner (BMW Startup Garage, Startup Lead R&D Division)
  • Joel Agard (Head of Group Innovation @ Zurich Insurance company)
  • Guillermo Marcet (Open Innovation Leader @ Decathlon)
  • Daniel Dümig (Co-Founder at The MotherTrees & U-Skale) - Moderator

3. Panel #2: "Accelerating the future - M&A and trends for the coming years", with:         

  • Sergio Gago (Managing Director Quantum Computing @ Moody's Analytics)
  • Natalia Alvarez (Head of Open Innovation @ Repsol)
  • Jordi Miró (CIO @ The Hotels Network)
  • Katie Nagy de Nagybaczon (M&A Partner @ CMS)
  • Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit (CEO @ MarsBased) - Moderator

4. Dinner over a networking session in which attendees talk to each other freely over beers and delicious catering.

The ticket includes entrance to the event, food and beverages, and the networking session.

*Note: all our events are conducted in English and do not offer refunds. If you need an invoice email us at after buying the ticket. We do not sell tickets at the door. All tickets must be purchased online. This event will take place at Enel Innovation Hub Europe - Espai Endesa.

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We do so by hosting a monthly recurring event. The Barcelona chapter was granted the "Best Chapter of the Year" award in 2016, with the average assistance of +130 attendees per event, having held over 100 editions since April 2014 and helping local entrepreneurs to take their projects to the next level.


Bronze sponsorship - Only for startups


* 4 tickets.

* Logos on newsletter, chapter page, event page & event slides.

* Shout-out from stage with promo message by Àlex.

Email for the invoice.

Silver sponsorship - Only for startups


* 6 tickets.

* Bigger logos on newsletter, chapter & event page & slides.

* Shout-out from stage with promo message by Àlex.

* Booth.

Email for the invoice.

Gold sponsorship - For corporates and startups


* 10 tickets.

* Biggest logos on newsletter, chapter & event page & slides.

* Shout-out from stage with promo message by Àlex.

* Bigger booth.

Email for the invoice.

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