Programme

4YFN Smart City Programme

TUESDAY 15th NOVEMBER

Location: AGORA STAGE AT SMART CITY PLAZA

10:00 – 10:30 TALK

How can startups address cities of tomorrow challenges?

Startups are key innovators to build tomorrow’s smart cities. Datacity open innovation program offers them the opportunity and experimentation fields to answer these challenges.

Speaker: Clémence Fischer, Head of Smart City programs, NUMA

 

10:30 – 12:00 STARTUP PITCHES

The startups of the 4YFN village will showcase their services and products to the investors, corporates and general audience. Come to discover the most innovative emerging companies, ask questions and connect with them!

Industries: Business / Productivity / Transportation / Manufacturing / Social Entrepreneurship

List of startups (for Thursday 15th):

  • Talaia Networks
  • Wizway Solutions
  • Accent Systems
  • Elasticode
  • U-Smart Toys
  • SIMBIM
  • Host: Blai Carandell, CEO Protoplay

 

12:00 – 12:30 SABA

A parking company: digital transformation pursuing urban sustainable mobility

  • Host: JOSÉ ANTONIO LÓPEZ BECERRA, SABA Technology and Systems Director
  • Case study: KIM BOSCH, SABA Marketing and Digital Manager

WEDNESDAY 16th NOVEMBER

Location: AGORA STAGE AT SMART CITY PLAZA

10:00 – 10:30 TALK

Corporate Accelerators: A way to connect startups and corporations

Speaker: Elisabeth Martinez, Co-Founder and CEO, Conector Accelerator

 

10:30 – 11:30 STARTUP PITCHES

The startups of the 4YFN village will showcase their services and products to the investors, corporates and general audience. Come to discover the most innovative emerging companies, ask questions and connect with them!

Industries: Financial / Insurance Services / Lifestyle / Sports / Social Entrepreneurship

List of startups (for Wednesday 16th):

  • Smartvel
  • Currency Alliance
  • WeFitter
  • Sharework.Space
  • CitizenLab
  • Host: Adriana Freitas, Manager, Conector Mobile

 

11:30 – 13:00 WORKSHOP

Doing business in the USA: The key to successful expansion

Amcham Spain (the U.S. Commercial Service) will present the SelectUSA program, as well as all of the tools which it offers to those companies interested in investing in the United States. We will also hear about the experiences of entrepreneurs looking for financing and entering the American market, through a disucssion panel with venture capitalists and the startups Worldsensing and Accel Systems.

 

13:00 – 13:30 SABA

Saba, a parking company: digital transformation pursuing urban sustainable mobility

  • Host: JOAN VIAPLANA, SABA Risks, Efficiency and Projects Director
  • Case study: KIM BOSCH, SABA Marketing and Digital Manager

THURSDAY 17th NOVEMBER

Location: AGORA STAGE AT SMART CITY PLAZA

10:00 – 10:30 TALK

Investors’ Welcome Session

Come and hear from the 4YFN Director, Esteban Redolfi about Smart City startups

 

10:30 – 12:00 STARTUP PITCHES

The startups of the 4YFN village will showcase their services and products to the investors, corporates and general audience. Come to discover the most innovative emerging companies, ask questions and connect with them!

Industries: Marketplaces / Social Entrepreneurship / Business / Productivity

List of startups (for Thursday 17th):

  • Amix
  • MoreApp
  • PoliPragmon
  • Mr-Bubo
  • Multeo

 

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THURSDAY 17th NOVEMBER (14:10 – 15:10)

Location: SMART CITY EXPO CONGRESS, ROOM 2

EC05: How are startups innovating cities

Startups are pushing hard to disrupt the smart city industry with their innovations, new products and services for redesigning the life in the cities and enhancing the wellbeing of citizens.

What kind of solutions are they proposing to emerging companies and smart cities? What role do they have in the current market? How are governments, transport companies or big energy corporations working with them to bring innovation to cities?

A selection of accelerator programs, innovation institutions and public agencies will talk about their perspectives on the role of startups in the smart city industry, how they are entering the market and what challenges they are facing.

SPEAKERS:

  • Niksa Vlahusic, Professional Associate, City of Dubrovnik Development Agency
  • Fernando Rayón, Business Innovation Manager, AGBAR
  • Liora Shechter, CIO, Tel Aviv Municipality
  • Philipp Bouteiller, CEO, Tegel Projekt, The Urban Tech Republic
  • Moderator: Juan Álvarez de Lara, Founder&CEO Seed&Click

THURSDAY 17th NOVEMBER (15:20 – 16:20)

EC06: 4YFN Awards 2016 Smart City edition Final

The second of the 4YFN Awards Smart Cities editions has been created to distinguish emerging companies that prove a high impact mobile solution to enhance the wellbeing of citizens.

This final will bring to the stage the best 5 entrepreneurs and startups specialized in smart urban solutions based on mobile technologies (sustainability, ICT, urban planning, electric mobility, energy, environment, education, public safety…). They will pitch in front of the jury and the audience for being selected as the best startup of the 4YFN Awards Smart City edition 2016.

List of finalists startups:

  • COMODULE
  • CitizenLab
  • Energy Elephant
  • Vessla
  • WesmartPark
  • Guest speaker: Pau Gargallo, Computer Vision Engineer, Mapillary, winner of 4YFN Awards Smart City edition 2015
  • Host: Juan Álvarez de Lara, Founder & CEO Seed&Click

4YFN Award Finalists