Programme

TUESDAY 14th NOVEMBER

 

IMPACT ACCELERATOR – STARTUP PITCHES

10:00 – 11:00 | AGORA STAGE @ SMART CITY PLAZA

TALK: HOW IMPACT CAN HELP STARTUPS DISRUPT THE SMART CITY INDUSTRY

IMPACT is powering the next European Superstar startups. Since its formation in 2014, IMPACT has accelerated 78 startups, given over €7M in equity-free funding and has recently been acknowledged by Gust amongst the top 10 accelerators in the world.

Early this year, the accelerator launched IMPACT Growth, a project that is kicking this high-performing excellence to the next level in the verticals of Smart Cities, Smart Manufacturing, Smart Agrifood and Smart Content.

IMPACT Connected Car, the brand new connected car acceleration program of IMPACT, is now looking for the top innovative startups and SMEs that will disrupt the European automotive industry in the coming years.

STARTUPS PITCHES:

The startups of the IMPACT Accelerator Programme located at the 4YFN Smart City Village will showcase their services and products to the investors, corporates and general audience. Come to discover the the next European Superstar startups!

STARTUPS:

XapiX (Germany) – XapiX makes it easy for developers to engage with open data to prototype smart city solutions

DelSuper (Spain) – We Deliver your grocery shopping in 1h

Hevo (United Kingdom) – Wireless charging for electric vehicles is simple with HEVO Power 

Little Electric Car (Spain) – Connected vehicle

 

 

4YFN STARTUP PITCHES

11:00 – 12:00 | AGORA STAGE @ SMART CITY PLAZA

Hosted by Blai Carandell, Business Designer at NOBA Ventures

HOW TO RAISE A MILLION

The goal is the session is to disclose insights about the current state of VC & angel investing and about the different flavours in the market today. In particular, I will be zooming in on how to successfully raise a million in Spain (and maybe share insights on how it works in other countries in Europe). I might dive into the challenges that startups face scaling up, the fact that there is an abundance of capital on the market today and how that impact valuation, the proposition of VC and the growing amount of alternatives that are becoming available in the market today.

Speakers:

  • Ton Van’t Noordende – Tech investor & IIR StartupDelta at Keadyn
  • Helena Torras – Co-founder & CEO at B-wom
  • Blair MacLaren – Partner at Active Venture Partners

 

4YFN STARTUP PITCHES

The startups of the 4YFN Smart City 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!

STARTUPS:

LiveCities (Spain) – Connecting challengers and problem-solvers 

SIMBIM Solutions (Spain) – OpenBIM Process Integration Experts (iBIM)

Parkd (Belgium) – No more parking fines 

Fluicity (France) – Real-time democracy

 

 

4YFN NETWORKING DRINKS

12:00 – 12:30 | 4YFN LOUNGE @ 4YFN SMART CITY VILLAGE

Don’t miss the chance to connect with the startups of the 4YFN Smart City Village!

 

 

IMPACT INFO SESSION: EQUITY FREE FUNDING FOR STARTUPS IS HERE, AND IT’S REAL

15:00 – 16:00 | 4YFN LOUNGE @ 4YFN SMART CITY VILLAGE

By 2020 the European Commission will invest 2,000 M€ in startups and SMEs (Small to Medium Enterprises) via a range of programs and instruments. In this workshop, 4YFN brings startups and investors word of equity-free funding programs, specifically focusing on 2 initiatives – IMPACT Growth and IMPACT Connected Car – offering to fund and accelerate startups in the areas of Connected car, Smart cities, Smart Content, Smart Manufacturing and Smart Agrifood.

 

 

NETWORKING SESSION by GSMA MIoT

16:00 – 17:00 | 4YFN LOUNGE @ 4YFN SMART CITY VILLAGE

Licensed LPWA technologies (Mobile IoT: NB-IoT and LTE-M) have been playing a key role in smart city solutions design and deployment. Join the experts from startups in the GSMA Mobile IoT Innovators community, mobile network operators and vendors for a relaxing late afternoon reception and discuss how Mobile IoT technologies are being used to contribute to the smart city success. You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to talk to experts from all aspects in the ecosystem!

 

 

MEET THE LOCALS, ENJOY A BEER – JOIN THE IoT-BARCELONA MEETUP!

18:30 and forward | thethings.iO HQ, Passatge de la Independència 23, Barcelona

4YFN, in collaboration with NGI Move and the IoT-Barcelona meetup, invites you to enjoy an evening meeting local companies and sipping local beer.

More information and registration here: https://www.meetup.com/iotbarcelona/events/244547900/

WEDNESDAY 15th NOVEMBER

 

PANEL: TOWARDS A FUTURE INTERNET THAT BETTER RESPONDS TO THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE CITIZENS!

10:00 – 10:45 | AGORA STAGE @ SMART CITY PLAZA

NGI Move Salon

Europe must become a leader in the co-creation of a Next Generation Internet in a more human centric, societal and economic beneficial ecosystem. Working close with the European Commission, NGI Move will distil actionable policy recommendations and stimulate the NGI debate by bringing you Salons and Meetings all over Europe to promote, exchange and debate the Next Generation Internet movement. Come and share your vision!

Moderator:

  • Marta Arniani – Founder – Futuribile

 

Speakers:

  • Marc Pous (thethings_io)
  • Oleguer Sagarra (decode Tech coordinator)
  • Mara Balestrini (IDEAS FOR CHANGE)

 

 

4YFN STARTUP PITCHES

10:45 – 12:00 | AGORA STAGE @ SMART CITY PLAZA

Hosted by Blai Carandell, Business Designer at NOBA Ventures

The startups of the 4YFN Smart City 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!

STARTUPS:

Vocita (Liechtenstein) – Shaping our Future Together!

Terabee (France) – We digitize movement! 

Spallian (France) – Smarts Ideas for Big Data

oBike (Singapore) – The Future of Transportation 

Mr-Bubo (Argentina) – Mr-Bubo, a smart platform, for a smart city

DCbrain (France) – Use the power of Artificial Intelligence to better manage your physical networks

Parquery (Switzerland) – Real-time data on parking occupancy and duration with no additional infrastructure

Antavi (Switzerland) – Antavi helps cities and crowd managers to better monitor and control large crowds

 

 

FRESH IDEAS ON PRIVACY, TRUST AND DATALAKE MANAGEMENT

12:30 – 13:45 | 4YFN LOUNGE @ 4YFN SMART CITY VILLAGE

NGI Move Salon

Moderator:

  • Rob van Kranenburg (IoT Council)

 

Speakers:

  • Francesca Bria (CTO Barcelona)
  • Luis Sanchez (Smart Santander)
  • Chris Massot, (Partner at Claro)
  • Marc Pous (thethings_io)
  • Antonio Skarmeta (University of Murcia)
  • Mara Balestrini (IDEAS FOR CHANGE)

 

 

THURSDAY 16th NOVEMBER

 

MAKING GARBAGE SMARTER: A GREENQ WORKSHOP

10:00 – 10:30 | AGORA STAGE @ SMART CITY PLAZA

GreenQ platform collects real-time data on the waste pickup process, without any need of manual activation, Hardware is installed solely on the garbage truck and eliminates the need for adding sensors to the bins. GreenQ designs their advanced technology to meet the needs of municipalities, collection vendors, and system integrators.

Speaker:

  • Shlomy Ashkenazi – CEO – GreenQ – Israel

 

 

4YFN STARTUP PITCHES

10:30 – 12:00 | AGORA STAGE @ SMART CITY PLAZA

Hosted by Blai Carandell, Business Designer at NOBA Ventures

The startups of the 4YFN Smart City 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!

STARTUPS:

Shintō Labs (Netherlands)

Bookingabus.com (Denmark) – Dynamic Pricing for bus transportation

Shotl (Spain) – Go carless

Revolution11 (United States) – Revolution11 developed a smart manhole system. Winner of the 2017 AT&T IoT Hackathon in San Francisco 

Urban Clouds (Spain) – Gartner Cool Vendor 2016 – “innovative technologies for Smart Cities, Big Data creation & IoT”

BS2 CorroDec (Germany) – We make infrastructure buildings smarter, safer and sustainable!

RecyQ (Netherlands)

Tryst Energy (Netherlands)

ATeam Eindhoven (Netherlands)

 

 

4 YEARS FROM NOW: HOW STARTUPS ARE INNOVATING CITIES

15:20 – 16:20 | ROOM 05 @ CONGRESS AREA

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.

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.

Moderator:

  • Mike Lake – CEO Leading Cities – Boston – United States of America

 

Speakers:

  • Shana Krakowsky – Director of The Platform – Tel Aviv Global – Tel Aviv – Israel
  • Jeremy Goldberg – Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Industry Engagement – City of New York – United States of America
  • Denys Bornauw – Directeur Corporate Relationship – Digital Attraxion – Mons – Belgium
  • Emmanuel Leger – Managing director – DataCity – Paris – France
  • Frederico Augusto Munhoz da Rocha Lacerda – President – Curitiba Innovation Agency – Curitiba – Brazil

 

 

More info: Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona