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European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program  (ME 421) Dr. Burton H. Lee PhD MBA Program Director Department of Mechanic...
Today’s Session Jan 4 2010 <ul><li>New Venture Funds in Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joerg Sperling , Partner,  WHEB Ventu...
Map of Speaker & Institutional Nationalities European Entrepreneurship &  Innovation Thought Leaders Stanford Engineering ...
Course Scope “Comparative Entrepreneurship & Innovation Systems” Copyright 2010 Stanford University Angel Investors VC Fun...
European Innovation Ecosystem <ul><li>Idea Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Universit...
European Government Partners 2010 <ul><li>Gold Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Silver Partners </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanfor...
Other Partners and Organizations <ul><li>Industry Partner </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting Organizations </li></ul>Copyright 2...
Year One Highlights <ul><li>Sten Tamkivi </li></ul><ul><li>Head, Skype Estonia </li></ul>Corporate Venturing in European M...
Year One Highlights EU-USA Angel Investing Mini-Summit EBAN/ACA/SV Bank Copyright 2010 Stanford University Visit of H.E. T...
EEITL in Europe Dublin-Galway-Cork, Ireland National Innovation Taskforce Kiev, Ukraine Coaching Startup Teams Copyright 2...
Course Requirements Stanford Students Only ;-) <ul><li>Weekly attendance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students must attend or wa...
Online Communities <ul><li>Join us @ LinkedIn, Facebook  & Twitter !! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn members:  1880+ </li>...
Video Viewers <ul><li>General Public and European Attendees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructions for viewing our course vid...
Class Schedule <ul><li>Jan 4:  New Venture Funds in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 11: French and Irish Entrepreneurs in Sof...
Teaching Team <ul><li>Dr. Burton H Lee PhD MBA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prof. L...
Next Week’s Session Jan 11 2010 <ul><li>European Commission Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laurent Bochereau ; S&T Counsel...
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders  (ETL) Wed January 13 <ul><li>John Adler (Founder, Accuray)  </li></ul><ul><li>Trip Adler ...
Today’s Class Jan 4 2010 <ul><li>Country/Region Introductions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ireland :  John McIntyre , Enterprise ...
Today’s Discussion Jan 4 2010 <ul><li>New Venture Funds in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Key themes:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whe...
Why European Entrepreneurship + Innovation @ Stanford ?? <ul><li>Why Europe and Silicon Valley? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A st...
Course Overview and Goals <ul><li>Why Europe and Silicon Valley? </li></ul><ul><li>European Startups and Entrepreneurs of ...
Course Overview and Goals <ul><li>Offered Winter 2010 ; Winter/Spring 09  </li></ul><ul><li>Companion to current Stanford ...
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  1. 1. European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program (ME 421) Dr. Burton H. Lee PhD MBA Program Director Department of Mechanical Engineering [email_address] http://me421.stanford.edu January 4 2010 Course Introduction Winter Quarter 2010 (Year Two)
  2. 2. Today’s Session Jan 4 2010 <ul><li>New Venture Funds in Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joerg Sperling , Partner, WHEB Ventures (Munich, Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miguel Valls , Managing Partner/Founder, MED-SV Fund ; VP Corporate Development, Vlex Networks (Barcelona, Spain) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Hartnett , Managing Director,  Irish Technology Capital ; President & CEO, G24 Innovations (Ireland) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Country/Region Introductions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ireland : John McIntyre , Enterprise Ireland </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  3. 3. Map of Speaker & Institutional Nationalities European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Thought Leaders Stanford Engineering ME421 Winter 2010 (Provisional)
  4. 4. Course Scope “Comparative Entrepreneurship & Innovation Systems” Copyright 2010 Stanford University Angel Investors VC Funds Entrepreneurs & Startups R&D Labs Universities Corporations Incubators/ Accelerators Silicon Valley Innovation Ecosystem European Innovation Ecosystem + Government: Pan-EU National Regions Municipal Foundations Institutions & Markets
  5. 5. European Innovation Ecosystem <ul><li>Idea Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Universities, Corporations, Natl labs </li></ul>Talent Creation Entrepreneurship Education Immigration Policies Copyright 2010 Stanford University Primary Focus of 2010 ME421 Program Simplified Schematic New Company Formation Angel Investors Venture Capital Exit M&A or IPO Recycling of Entrepreneurial Talent & Angel/VC Investment Capital Legal & Political Context Processes Technology Transfer/ Commercialization University / Lab TTOs Product Innovation Design, Development & Management
  6. 6. European Government Partners 2010 <ul><li>Gold Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Silver Partners </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University Madrid Region, Spain Basque Region, Spain Lille Region, France Lyon Region, France
  7. 7. Other Partners and Organizations <ul><li>Industry Partner </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting Organizations </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  8. 8. Year One Highlights <ul><li>Sten Tamkivi </li></ul><ul><li>Head, Skype Estonia </li></ul>Corporate Venturing in European Multinationals Roche, SAP, Siemens, DSM, Virgin Fund Prof. Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli UC Berkeley EECS Co-Founder, Cadence Uli Fricke Triangle Ventures, Germany Board Member, EVCA Dr. Sven Schade European Commission DG Enterprise & Industry Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  9. 9. Year One Highlights EU-USA Angel Investing Mini-Summit EBAN/ACA/SV Bank Copyright 2010 Stanford University Visit of H.E. Toomas H. Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia
  10. 10. EEITL in Europe Dublin-Galway-Cork, Ireland National Innovation Taskforce Kiev, Ukraine Coaching Startup Teams Copyright 2010 Stanford University Helsinki, Finland SlushHelsinki Santander, Spain UIMP Startups Conference
  11. 11. Course Requirements Stanford Students Only ;-) <ul><li>Weekly attendance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students must attend or watch 7 of 8 lectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete attendance sheets passed around in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make up missed lectures within 1 week, send note to SA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All lectures archived online at SCPD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>End-of-Quarter Essay </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write 2-3 page essay on what you learned, major differences/similarities between entrepreneurship in Europe and Silicon Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details to be announced later this quarter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Feedback on Speakers and Course Content </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  12. 12. Online Communities <ul><li>Join us @ LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter !! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn members: 1880+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook members: 1120+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter: europreneurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intended to facilitate professional, student and faculty networking outside of class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open to the Public in Europe and US at no charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students should join at least one of these </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  13. 13. Video Viewers <ul><li>General Public and European Attendees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructions for viewing our course videos are posted on our website (upper left hand corner of home page) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Viewers must first register with Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No charge !! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Posted within 3 hours of the end of each lecture </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Stanford Students, Faculty and Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Live Streamed Videos of class lectures are now available via SCPD to on-campus site </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  14. 14. Class Schedule <ul><li>Jan 4: New Venture Funds in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 11: French and Irish Entrepreneurs in Software and Cleantech </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 18: NO CLASS - Holiday </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 25: Nordic Entrepreneurs and Venture Spinouts </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 1: Entrepreneurs & Venture Investors in Spanish Regions </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 8: Medical Device and Cleantech Venture Investors in Scandinavia </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 15: NO CLASS - Holiday </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 22: Tech Startup Incubators in Spanish and French Regions </li></ul><ul><li>Mar 1: Venture Capital & Innovation in the Benelux & Mediterranean Regions </li></ul><ul><li>Mar 8: New Approaches to Corporate Innovation in Europe </li></ul>Session topics and speakers subject to change Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  15. 15. Teaching Team <ul><li>Dr. Burton H Lee PhD MBA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prof. Larry Leifer, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director, Center for Design Research (CDR) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prof. Elisabeth Pate-Cornell, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chair, Management Science & Engineering Dept. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SA: To be announced (interested students may apply) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IdaRose Sylvester , Silicon Valley Link (volunteer for today) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Website: me421.stanford.edu </li></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  16. 16. Next Week’s Session Jan 11 2010 <ul><li>European Commission Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laurent Bochereau ; S&T Counselor, EC Delegation, Washington DC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Country/Region Introductions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lyon - France : Stephane Barbier , Aderly/OnlyLyon Agency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>French & Irish Entrepreneurs in Software & Cleantech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Rauscher ; CEO, Yseop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Andrew Parish ; CEO, Wavebob </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  17. 17. Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders (ETL) Wed January 13 <ul><li>John Adler (Founder, Accuray) </li></ul><ul><li>Trip Adler (Founder/CEO Scribd) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, Skilling Auditorium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website: etl.stanford.edu </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  18. 18. Today’s Class Jan 4 2010 <ul><li>Country/Region Introductions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ireland : John McIntyre , Enterprise Ireland </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Venture Funds in Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joerg Sperling , Partner, WHEB Ventures (Munich, Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miguel Valls , Managing Partner/Founder, MED-SV Fund ; VP Corporate Development, Vlex Networks (Barcelona, Spain) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Hartnett , Managing Director,  Irish Technology Capital ; President & CEO, G24 Innovations (Ireland) </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  19. 19. Today’s Discussion Jan 4 2010 <ul><li>New Venture Funds in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Key themes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where are new funds being raised? Sectors? Geographies? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is needed to be successful in raising a fund in Europe today? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the differences between raising venture funds in Europe and Silicon Valley? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The role of government(s) in European venture funds? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where is venture capital headed in Europe? </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  20. 20. Why European Entrepreneurship + Innovation @ Stanford ?? <ul><li>Why Europe and Silicon Valley? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A strong community of important entrepreneurs, investors, technology executives and researchers in Silicon Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contributions are often neglected in Valley discussions about Asia and US </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An emerging innovation region and community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Growing role in bringing new energy , environmental , water, information, medical devices and life sciences technologies to the global market  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Substantial challenges in Europe to rapidly moving technical innovations developed in universities, national laboratories and corporations into the marketplace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Europe is increasingly looking to domestic entrepreneurship — and Silicon Valley — to accelerate economic growth and build a new generation of innovative technology corporations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>European regions are taking the lead here in many cases – not well understood in the US </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Why Stanford? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complements and expands current School of Engineering teaching programs on Silicon Valley and Asian high tech entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large community of European, Asian, overseas and US engineering & medical students, professors, postdocs and staff with sustained interest in Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overseas Studies Program (OSP) centers in 6 European countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Berlin, Florence, Madrid, Moscow, Oxford, Paris – 250+ undergraduate students/year study in Europe !! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Comparative entrepreneurship and innovation systems ” provides interesting new approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extends dialogue about “pure” entrepreneurship into broader perspective around “innovation ecosystems” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong interest at Stanford Engineering in expanding research collaborations, funding sources and profile outside the US </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  21. 21. Course Overview and Goals <ul><li>Why Europe and Silicon Valley? </li></ul><ul><li>European Startups and Entrepreneurs of Note (partial listing) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype - Niklas Zennström (Sweden); Janus Friis (Denmark) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySQL – Marten Mickos (Finland) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virgin Group – Richard Branson (UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nanosolar – Martin Roscheisen (Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eBay – Pierre Omidyar (France) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google – Sergey Brin (Russia) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>European Corporations in the Valley (partial listing) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Siemens (Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAP (Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DaimlerChrysler (Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BMW (Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infineon (Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orange (France) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virgin Group (UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>US-European Venture Capital (partial listing) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellington Partners Nexit Ventures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sofinnova Ventures Siemens Ventures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accel Partners </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University
  22. 22. Course Overview and Goals <ul><li>Offered Winter 2010 ; Winter/Spring 09 </li></ul><ul><li>Companion to current Stanford SoE courses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders (ETL/STVP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asian High Tech Entrepreneurship (US-Asia Center) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connect Overseas Studies students in Europe to Silicon Valley upon return </li></ul><ul><li>Western, Central and Eastern Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ireland to Russia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scandinavia to the Mediterranean </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2010 Stanford University

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