Welcome to the Business Innovation Week – Winter 2022 Edition!
Updates are displayed in reverse chronological order.
Wednesday 9th February, 2022 – Day 3 (AM)
12:20 – A Big Thank You to our guest speakers today. Our students will be focusing on Group Work this afternoon and therefore our blog stops here for the day. Come back tomorrow as we will have students on campus for the Thursday morning so in-person photos and smiles can be expected! See you tomorrow!
11:45 – The Agenda:
11:40 – Benedict Stalder, a consultant, coach and investor, has been able to connect with us. Benedict has over 30 years of experience in sales and sales management and brings sales expertise, senior management, and a trained eye to today’s entrepreneurial world.
11:10 – Because of the nature of the industry, I have been asked to not share any slides of this presentation.
11:05 – We welcome Cyril Demaria to the BIW! Thank you for joining us and speaking to all our Bachelor and Master students!
10:30 – Whoops! We had a little mishap with timings. Discussion about BSL are taking place while we re-coordinate and connect with our guest speakers. No posting of BSL discussions here! If you want to know more of what and how we do things at BSL, Contact us for a Campus Tour! Or perhaps even start with a Virtual Campus Tour:
10:05 – And here we go! Our guest this morning is Benedict Stalder, a consultant, coach and investor. Benedict has over 30 years of experience in sales and sales management and brings sales expertise, senior management, and a trained eye to today’s entrepreneurial world.
09:30 – Morning Check-in and Preparation for the day ahead.
Tuesday 8th February, 2022 – Day 2 (PM)
15:10 – Now time for Groupwork Sessions (Student Lead Workshops!)
15:00 – Thank you Carolyn! Super interesting to hear!
14:30 – Q&A Time! Read more about her company!
14:05 – Welcome Carolyn Davenport! We are all ears for Souperlicious! She is the Founder & Souper-in-Chief!
13:55 – Time for a quick break before we met our next guest!
13:25 – Q&A Session is great! Students are well engaged!
13:10 – And now we have Konstantin Mochalov from Koko Cooks and his product K’Apples. Konstantin completed his Masters degree at BSL in 2015.
Tuesday 8th February, 2022 – Day 2 (AM)
12:13 – Quick Lunch Break!
11:13 – Presentation Time!
11:10 – Welcome to Reuben Kahloun and his company Billiv
11:00 – 11:10 – BREAK Time!
10:30 – 11:00 – FANTASTIC Q&A
10:10 – 10:26 – Parts of Ion’s Slide Deck:
10:08 – What is WEGAW? WEGAW helps companies generate more value from their renewable energy assets, Optimizing Clean Energy – https://wegaw.com/
10:05 – Here is the investor pitch of WEGAW which was just shared.
10:00 – We welcome Ion Padilla Lopes (connecting from Malaga), speaking today about WEGAW.
09:00 – We start the day with a little reiteration of the goals of the BIW and a recap of learning outcomes from yesterday.
Monday 7th February, 2022 – Day 1 (PM)
15:15 – Group Work for our students until 16h.
15:00 – A little break for our students before their Group Work
14:30 – Q&A Session
14:20 – Bear Hectare with Master’s Alumnus Arshia Soltani! Thanks for joining us Arshia!
14:00 – Bear Hectare with Master’s Alumnus Arshia Soltani! Thanks for joining us Arshia!
13:35 – A great Q&A Session going on!:
13:30 – Final Learnings and Thoughts:
13:25 – A very Interesting information session about first round fund raising! Incredibly insightful, open, honest presentation of Wingy’s start!
13:00 – Welcome Lars!
Monday 7th February, 2022 – Day 1 (AM)
11:45 – Our students are on a lunch break now until 13h but will be back and welcoming Lars Klein, Co-Founder & CTO at Wingly, an exciting startup of a flight sharing website that connects pilots and passengers. Private pilots can add flights they have planned on their website an potential passengers can easily book them via their system. Can’t wait to hear more!
Bon appétit everyone!
11:40 – Many thanks for joining Diego! We hope to see you at BSL soon again!
10:15 – A Case Study for our Students:
A Quick Intro of Diego’s Company:
11:00 – A Big Warm Welcome to to Diego diMartino! Welcome to the BSL-BIW! Diego completed his Masters in Finance with BSL in 2019 and started his own company in the Financial Services Industry.
10:50 – A quick break before we welcome our second guest speaker, Diego diMartino.
10:30 – Get in Touch!
10:20 – A growing client list for InCub&Co !
09:50 – Our First Guest Speaker is Dariya Dementyeva (Dana), from InCub&Co, an entrepreneur hub and incubator to support brave ideas. Dana completed her Master’s degree at BSL in 2017.
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09:30 – A quick break now as our morning guest speaker prepares herself. See you back here in a little bit!
Keep an eye out on our social media feeds for insider pictures of our BIW!
09:15 – Here is the schedule for the day:
We have been told that many of the guest speakers are Alumni of BSL!
Can’t wait to hear and see what they have been up to!
Looks like this BIW is really going to be start-up focused and students will be creating a 5-min “elevator pitch” at the end of the week, having worked in groups together. Sounds fantastic!
09:00 – Kick-off to the Business Innovation Week!