Rendez-vous : Going International, le 30 novembre 2009, à Sophia Antipolis


Monday 30th November 2009

  ‘Going International – Building a High Growth Company with Smart Investment’

Espaces Antipolis – Sophia Antipolis – France

Last days to register and meet among others: 

Brigitte Baumann, President – European Business Angels Network, Candace Johnson, President – Succes Europe, Jan Kristiansen, Director – Frost & Sullivan Ildiko Polgar Majer, Chairman – Central Hungarian Innovation Centre, Hungary, Juliana Garaizar – Business Manager, Sophia Business Angels, France, Christophe Goudal – Meeschaert Gestion Privée, France, Michael James, Chairman – Fertility Innovations, UKM., Robert Milnes – CEO – Fertility Focus, UK, Vidmantas Tomkus, CEO – Arkus Novus, Lithuania, Simon Harris, Director – Quitient Diagnostics, UK,  Ari Huczkowski, Director – Otaniemi Marketing Finland, Leigh Ewin – Project coordinator, Otaniemi Marketing, Finland, Charles Garvey, CEO – NitroSell, Ireland & USA, Didier Cassini, Director – Opio Color France, Michael O'Connor, Director – Cork BIC Ireland, Ségolène Pin – Monsaingeon, Manager – Team Cote d’Azur France, Remi Mollicone, Business Angels France, Philippe Napoleon, CEO – Neurone Monaco, Sylvain PEUCH, CEO – ID Conseil France, Sean Dowling, CFO – VoiceSage Ireland, Mark Oppermann – VoiceSage Ireland, Philippe Bessaguet, CEO – iQsim France, Hanna Miina Sihnoven, Security Management, Laurea University Finland, Olivier Personnic, Director – inno TSD France, Christian Pineau, CEO – Boot Your Start-UP USA, Hubert Zimmermann, Director – Boost Your Start-up France, Berhard Girbal, Director – Boost Your Start-Up France, Maxime Georges, Director – HUB France, Francesca Carretero, France, Gerry Donovan, Director – Cork BIC Ireland, Nuria Vives, Barcelona Activa Spain, Hauwa Yabani, Director – Abuja Technology Village Nigeria,  CEM ATESLER, Director – CICOM International Turkey, Eileen Moloney, Director – Cork BIC Ireland, Annie Courtois, France, Geneviève Flaven, Style Vision France, Anton Delanoe, Consultant – M-Planet France, Gérard Bonnes, CEO – EurOffice Conseil France, Annie Prod’Homme, Secretary – Sophia Business Angels France


  Target Audience:

  • Growth Company entrepreneurs
  • Business Angels, early stage VCs
  • Intermediaries, service providers and advisors

This conference will address the issues of financing global companies, highlighting the challenges faced by entrepreneur; experiences will be shared by both investors and global entrepreneurs.  The participating companies will have the opportunity to show their products and services in a large exhibition hall, with potential investors and partners ready to meet them.  The objective of the conference is to inform companies on how to build a high growth company with smart investments:·         Optimising returns for entrepreneurs and investors through internationalisation and global reach. ·         Listen to case studies and experiences from proven entrepreneurs and current private equity investors and business angels.·         Many key questions and dilemmas will be shared in panel discussions by key experts and practitioners interspersed with open forums inviting audience participation. The day finishes with a pitching session ‘Dragon’s Den’ with a difference –growth company entrepreneurs pitching to an international investor panel with the audience voting. Innovative companies willing to participate in the “Dragon’s Den” session should register using the “EOS SME profile” form. Please pay attention to the November 18th target date to take advantage of the reduced fee.  

All participants must register and registrations should be sent to Alix de Bressy at


EOS Conference Brochure.pdf (405,39 kb)

EOS Conference Info Pack.pdf (136,91 kb)