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Introduction to "European Entrepreneurship & Innovation" speaker series at Stanford Engineering School, Winter Quarter 2013.

Introduction to "European Entrepreneurship & Innovation" speaker series at Stanford Engineering School, Winter Quarter 2013.

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  • 1. European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Thought Leaders (ME 421) Course Introduction Winter Quarter 2013 | Year Five | Hewlett 201 Aud Dr. Burton H. Lee PhD MBA | Prof Larry Leifer Course Director, Lecturer | Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering burton.lee@stanford.edu http://me421.stanford.edu January 7 2013 | Session One center for design research cdr.stanford.edu
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  • 3. Statue of Lenin - Belarus Parliament, Minsk KGB Headquarters Building Minsk, BelarusGlobal Entrepreneurship Week Conference | Startups Master Class @ BELBIZ Jan 7 2013 Minsk, Belarus H Lee 20132012 Copyright Burton - Nov 3
  • 4. Stanford Partners 2013TheSwedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CAStockholm, Sweden Belfast, UK Tallinn, Estonia Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Silicon Valley, CA Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 4
  • 5. Today’s Session Jan 7 2013• Venture Capital Leaders in Portugal and the UK – Anne Glover • CEO & Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners – Cambridge | London, UK – José da Franca • Chairman & CEO, Portugal Ventures – Lisbon, Portugal (PT) Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 5
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  • 8. European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Thought Leaders Stanford Engineering ME421 Winter 2013 Map of Presenting Speaker | | Institution Nationalities 8
  • 9. Today’s Discussion Jan 7 2013• Venture Capital Leaders in the UK and Portugal• Key themes: – Personal Histories and Journeys – from UK/Portugal to SV – From executive/engineer/computer scientist/hacker to VC – Crossing the Pond to Silicon Valley – Entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in UK and PT – Silicon Valley vs Portugal and UK – what is different? – Amadeus Capital & Portugal Ventures – lessons learnedJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 9
  • 10. Class Schedule• Jan 7: Venture Capital Leaders in Portugal and the United Kingdom• Jan 14: Accelerators & Entrepreneur-Professors in Italy & Ireland• Jan 21: NO CLASS - Holiday• Jan 28: University Commercialization in Nordic & Eastern Europe• Feb 4: European Expansion Strategies for Silicon Valley Startups• Feb 11: Energy & Cloud Computing Entrepreneurs in Slovakia & Germany• Feb 18: NO CLASS - Holiday• Feb 25: Digital Healthcare & Big Data Spin-outs in Northern Ireland and the Mediterranean• Mar 4: Hot Software Startups Out of Central and Nordic Europe• Mar 11: Nordic & Eastern European Startup Bootcamps Session topics and speakers subject to change Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 10
  • 11. Next Week’s Session Jan 14 2013• Accelerators & Entrepreneur-Professors in Italy & Ireland – Maurizio Rossi • VP & Co-Founder, H-FARM Ventures – Veneto Region, Italy (IT) – John Breslin • Director, Boards.ie; Lecturer, NUI Galway – Galway, Ireland (IE) Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 11
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  • 23. Stanford Partners 2013Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 23
  • 24. European Government Partners 2013TheSwedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CAStockholm, Sweden Belfast, UK Tallinn, Estonia Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 24
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  • 28. Industry Partners 2013 Bronze Partner Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Silicon Valley, CAJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 28
  • 29. European Partner Countries, Regions & Companies Speakers in Stanford Engineering ME421 Graduate Course 2013 29
  • 30. European Partner Countries, Regions & Companies Speakers in Stanford Engineering ME421 Graduate Course 2009 - 2010 – 2011 - 2012 30
  • 31. Course Overview and Goals 2013Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 31
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  • 33. Course Overview and Goals• Offered Winter 2013 (Year Five) – Previous years: Winter ‘12, ‘11 & ‘10; Winter/Spring ‘09• Companion to current Stanford SoE entrepreneurship courses: – Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders (ETL/STVP) – Asian High Tech Entrepreneurship (US-Asia Center)• Connecting Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) students @ European study centers to Silicon Valley|Stanford campus• Western, Central, Eastern & Nordic Europe – Iceland to Russia – Scandinavia to the MediterraneanJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 33
  • 34. Entrepreneurship in Europe TodaySilicon Valley Style Entrepreneurship European Style Entrepreneurship • Highly Scalable • Highly Scalable – Technology, business model – Skype, Spotify, Soundcloud, Rovio – Equity structure • Traditional SMEs – Culture – > 20 Mn firms; 92.2 % with < 10 • “Lean” employees (2012) – Mostly software-based – Food, agriculture, tourism, construction, real estate, services • Serial • Family-based • Parallel – German Mittelstand, Italy, France • Build-to-sell • “Black” – Black market – Minsk, etc • “Sustainable” – Corporate entrepreneurship • Export-oriented • One-time entrepreneurship Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 34
  • 35. The Story of European Entrepreneurship in Europe Europeans in Silicon Valley Arts, Culture, History & Language & Politics Traditions Entrepreneurship and Startups in Europe Today Europeans in Silicon Valley Law & Institutions & Policy PersonalitiesJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 35
  • 36. Course Requirements 2013Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 36
  • 37. Course Requirements Registered Stanford Students Only• Weekly Attendance Requirements: – Students must attend or watch 7 of 8 lectures – Sign the attendance sheets passed around in class – One missed lecture may be made up with outside reading – must be discussed and agreed upon in advance w Instructor• End-of-Quarter Essay – Write 2-3 page essay on what you learned, major differences/similarities between entrepreneurship in Europe and Silicon Valley – Questions/Details to be announced later this quarterJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 37
  • 38. Course Logistics 2013Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 38
  • 39. Course Logistics Location, Time, etc• Location – Hewlett 201 Auditorium, Engineering Campus – 370 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305 – Directions | Maps• Mondays January 7 – March 11 • 4:15 – 5:30 pm – Except Holidays – Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day– Open to the Public, no pre-registration required– Website – me421.stanford.eduJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 39
  • 40. Online Communities• Join us Online !! – LinkedIn (9900+) – Twitter: @StanfordEuropreneurs – Facebook Fan page (new) – Meetup Group (new) – Google+ Group (new – in progress) – Pinterest (new – in progress) – Intended to facilitate student, faculty and professional networking outside of class – Open to the Public in Europe and US at no charge – Students should join at least one of theseJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 40
  • 41. Video-Recording, Photos & Archiving All Students and Attendees• Video Recording of Sessions – Speakers and Audience Q&A (High Definition)• Online Video Archives – YouTube channel: “European Innovation @ Stanford” – See course website for links – Goal: available within 48 hours of each session – Selected portions may also appear on Stanford iTunes, STVP’s eCorner and other Stanford ‘channels’ in the future• Session Photos • Selected photos of classroom participants and discussions – speakers, students, others • Pinterest, Picasa@Google• Student, Attendee and Speaker Permissions/Release Forms • Please see Course Instructor or Course Assistant • Available up front at the beginning and end of each class • Persons not wishing to appear in videos are requested to sit in areas that are off camera, and to refrain from speaking or asking questions during classJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 41
  • 42. Dinners Limited to Enrolled Students• Voluntary !! – Are not counted towards student grade or class performance• Student Networking with European Speakers• Space Limitations • Limit of Maximum of 6 students per dinner • Limit of 1 dinner per enrolled student• Student Sign-ups • Online and in front of classroom • Cancellation: 24 hours notice to instructor; re-booking not guaranteed• Many thanks to our Government and Industry Partners for supporting these dinners Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 42
  • 43. Teaching Team• Dr. Burton H Lee PhD MBA – Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering – Citizenship: USA – Ancestry: British, Irish, Welch, Scottish, Dutch – Burton.Lee@stanford.edu• Prof. Larry Leifer – Mechanical Engineering, Design Group – Director, Center for Design Research (CDR)• Course Assistant – TBDJan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 43
  • 44. Today’s Session Jan 7 2013Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 44
  • 45. Today’s Session Jan 7 2013• Venture Capital Leaders in Portugal and the UK – Anne Glover • CEO & Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners – Cambridge | London, UK – José da Franca • Chairman & CEO, Portugal Ventures – Lisbon, Portugal (PT) Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 45
  • 46. Today’s Discussion Jan 7 2013• Venture Capital Leaders in the UK and Portugal• Key themes: – Personal Histories and Journeys – from UK/Portugal to SV – From executive/engineer/computer scientist/hacker to VC – Crossing the Pond to Silicon Valley – Entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in UK and PT – Silicon Valley vs Portugal and UK – what is different? – Amadeus Capital & Portugal Ventures – lessons learned Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 46
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