We will take a bus from Lift99 in Tallinn heading to the conference TechChill in Riga.
With Raph we will talk about IoT and and everything around it. Also sharing some stories about entrepreneurship and startup life.
As always we will have food and drinks to make the entire evening more enjoyable and the process of making friends easier.
Wednesday 7th of February 3:00 pm departure from Lift99, Telliskivi, Tallinn to TechChill.
Saturday 10th of February 2:00 pm from Riga to Tallinn.
Seats are limited.
CEO & Founder
After spending a few years in the Telecom industry and close to 14 years at Apple, Raph Crouan returned to his love – entrepreneurship and innovation-driven companies. Starting with mentoring and learning what it was to be an entrepreneur nowadays, he quickly became actively engaged within the investment / VC community as an angel investor and advisor to various startups.
I am the Founder & CEO of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program based in London: http://bit.ly/SBCIoT
After spending a few years in the Telecom industry (Gemplus) & close to 14 at Apple (last as Head for the Strategy & Business Development for iPhone & iPad in Business in EMEIA), I decided to turn the page on my Corporate life & come back to my love of entrepreneurship & innovation-driven companies.
Starting with mentoring (Seedcamp & many other European based programs) & learning what it was to be an entrepreneur nowadays, I also quickly became actively engaged within the investment / VC community & as an angel investor / advisor myself to various startups (Undagrid / Beasts of Balance).
I am now also :
• A Founding Management Board Member & Chair for the SMEs in the AIOTI (Alliance for IoT Innovation) at the European Commission.
• An adviser to MakerWharf, a community of Maker Spaces between London / Palo Alto & China, created by Lord Nat Wei
• A Founding Board Member of the French IoT Think Tank - alongside key actors of the industry - to advise the government & support the French ecosystem on IoT trends & key challenges.
• A Founding & Advisory Board member of the newly announced UK French Tech Hub with the support of the French Minister of Digital & the Business France Branch in London.
I've been an active speaker in multiple conferences around the world (Europas, Pioneers, WebSummit, BDLA, ArabNet, Unbound, Latitude59…) most recently around IoT, IIoT & Hardware investments.
I hold a Master from McGill (Canada) as well as a Degree from the Business School of Management ESSCA (France).
You can also reach me at @raphcrouan
Specialties: Investment, Equity, Growth Plans & Evangelism, Startup Investment, Company Biz Plan Review, Team structure & validation, Marketing Strategy, Business Development Processes & tactics, Complex Sales Negotiations, P&L, Multinational Team Management.
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