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Burton Lee - Stanford Engineering - ME421 - Course Introduction - Jan 7 2013 - Final

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

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  1. 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. 3. Statue of Lenin - Belarus Parliament, Minsk KGB Headquarters Building Minsk, Belarus Global Entrepreneurship Week Conference | Startups Master Class @ BELBIZ Jan 7 2013 Minsk, Belarus H Lee 20132012 Copyright Burton - Nov 3
  4. 4. Stanford Partners 2013 TheSwedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CA Stockholm, Sweden Belfast, UK Tallinn, Estonia Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Silicon Valley, CA Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 4
  5. 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. 8. European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Thought Leaders Stanford Engineering ME421 Winter 2013 Map of Presenting Speaker | | Institution Nationalities 8
  9. 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 learned Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 9
  10. 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. 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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  24. 24. European Government Partners 2013 TheSwedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CA Silicon Valley, CA Stockholm, Sweden Belfast, UK Tallinn, Estonia Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 24
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  28. 28. Industry Partners 2013 Bronze Partner Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Silicon Valley, CA Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 28
  29. 29. European Partner Countries, Regions & Companies Speakers in Stanford Engineering ME421 Graduate Course 2013 29
  30. 30. European Partner Countries, Regions & Companies Speakers in Stanford Engineering ME421 Graduate Course 2009 - 2010 – 2011 - 2012 30
  31. 31. Course Overview and Goals 2013 Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 31
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  33. 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 Mediterranean Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 33
  34. 34. Entrepreneurship in Europe Today Silicon 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. 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 Personalities Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 35
  36. 36. Course Requirements 2013 Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 36
  37. 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 quarter Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 37
  38. 38. Course Logistics 2013 Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 38
  39. 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.edu Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 39
  40. 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 these Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 40
  41. 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 class Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 41
  42. 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. 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 – TBD Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 43
  44. 44. Today’s Session Jan 7 2013 Jan 7 2013 Copyright Burton H Lee 2013 44
  45. 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. 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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