A Decade of LeWeb

SOCIAL: @leweb The app Dashboard

LINKS: Plenary 2 (Startup Competition)/ Hangouts

DAY 1, 2 & 3: Replays

Gary Vaynerchuk and Loic Le Meur (extreme & repetitive language warning!) – Jab Jab Jab Right Hook – Gary’s best selling book
Plenary 1

Day 3 Programme (All times are CET which is GMT +1 hour)

08.00-09.00 – Welcome Buffet Breakfast

09.20 Welcome Back, Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

09.25 The Future of TV

Moderated by Adrian Monck, Managing Director, Head of Communications and Media, World Economic Forum

Bruno Patino, Senior Vice President of Programming, Network TV and Digital Strategy, France Télévisions Group

Kenneth “KC” Estenson, Senior Vice President & General Manager, CNN.com

There are several players competing for control of the future of the TV industry. Entrepreneurs creating new technologies that transform and improve a viewer’s experience; the powerful, established distribution companies; and groups creating original content who are getting lots of traction.  Hear from France Television and CNN on how they feel the television will evolve over the next 10 years, followed by a moderated Q&A.

10.05 Ramez Naam, Computer Scientist, Futurist & Award-Winning Author

The Wired Brain

Science is making surprisingly fast progress at interfacing electronics with the human brain, allowing men and women to send sights, sounds, touch in and out of their minds, to computers, and perhaps to each other.  Ramez Naam, author of Nexus, gives a whirlwind tour of the frontier of the ultimate Human Computer Interface, and how it will change all of us.

10.30 U.S. VC Roundtable

On Tuesday, European VCs took the stage to discuss the state of funding in Europe.  Now hear from U.S. VC visionaries about the rise of crowd-funding and syndicates and what that means.  As well as their hear predictions about what this all might look like in 10 years time in the U.S.

Moderated By Roxanne Varza, Startup Lead, Microsoft France

Jeff Clavier, Founder & Managing Partner, SoftTech VC

David Hornik, General Partner, August Capital

Benjamin Ling, Investment Partner, Khosla Ventures

10.50 Arnaud Montebourg , Minister of Redressement Productif

Roundtable Discussion

Loic Le Meur, Co-Founder, LeWeb

Jeff Clavier, Founder & Managing Partner, SoftTech VC

Fabrice Grinda, Internet Entrepreneur, Angel Investor & Co-Founder & Co-CEO, OLX

Arnaud Montebourg , Minister of Redressement Productif

11.20 Digital Women Influencers Roundtable

Moderated By: Paul Papadimitriou, Founder & CEO, Digital Intelligence

Katia Beauchamp, Co-Founder, Birchbox

Maelle Gavet, CEO, OZON Holdings

Geraldine Le Meur, Co-Founder, LeWeb

11.40 Stijn van der Linden, Virtox

See how this Dutch artist is embracing 3D printing by using a mixture of nature and technology theat fuels his inspiration while he explores forms, materials and functions.

11.50 James Currier Co-Founder Ooga Labs & Curator of the NFX Conference for network effect businesses

Growth and Network Effects for Marketplaces and Networks

12.10 Kevin Marks  Founder, Microformats and tummelvision.tv

“The Web We Found”

A decade ago, in the wake of the dotcom crash, we reinvented the web as a personal space, building on existing standards to create the blogging and social network revolutions that have overturned publishing and communications. We’ve seen companies come and go, devices rise and fall, but the core values of the web remained to underpin it all. The challenge is to ensure we don’t lose sight of these as we build for the next decade. The Indieweb principles hold up over time, and like the open standard and open source models we all now accept, give a framework where everyone’s contribution can survive.

12.30-14.00 – LUNCH BREAK

14.00 Marco Tempest, Adventurer, Scientist, Showman, Dreamer & Hero

 To try to describe a Marco Tempest session would not do it justice. We are pleased to welcome Marco back to LeWeb to amaze us yet again with his extraordinary talents.

 14.00 Jean-Baptiste Rudelle, Co-Founder & CEO, Criteo and Loic Le Meur, Co-Founder, LeWeb

In October, French online advertising firm Criteo raised $250 million from its U.S. IPO. The start-up became a darling among online advertisers because of their technology known as “re-targeting” which catches users who have visited a shopping website without buying anything, and then shows them ads for similar items on other sites to tempt them back.  Founder JB Rudelle joins us to talk about their recent successes and the future of the ad tech space.

14.40 Grégoire Henrion, Co-Founder, Mindie

14.45 Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate with responsibility for  Small and Medium-sized Enterprises,  Innovation and the Digital Economy, French Government and Loic Le Meur, Co-Founder, LeWeb

It is our pleasure to invite Fleur Pellerin back to LeWeb this year to give us an update on the digital economy in France and her views on the future of the global tech economy.

We are pleased to bring back to the stage the 3 finalists from the LeWeb Start-Up Competition last year.  They will give us an update on their businesses and let us know what is on the horizon for them.

15.05 Start-Up Competition Winners (2012)

We are pleased to bring back to the stage the 3 finalists from the LeWeb Start-Up Competition last year.  They will give us an update on their businesses and let us know what is on the horizon for them.

Nicolas Mendiharat, Recommend

Albert Szulman, Be-Bound

Cyrille Vincey, Qunb

15.30 Start-Up Competition Finalist Demos & Awards Ceremony Featuring All-Star Judges:

Pascal Cagni, Former General Manager and Vice President  Apple Europe, Middle-East, India, and Africa

Jacques-Antoine Granjon, Founder & CEO, vente-privee.com

Brent Hoberman, Co Founder, PROfounders Capital, Co Founder, Made.com, Co Founder, Founders Forum, Co Founder, lastminute.com

Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate with responsibility for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises,  Innovation and the Digital Economy, French Government

Xavier Niel, Founder of the Iliad Group, Free’s parent company; Vice‐President & Director of Strategy, Iliad Group

Marc Simoncini, Founder & CEO, Meetic & Jaina Capital

Yossi Vardi, Pioneer, Investor & Entrepreneur

Finalist company demos and Q&A with judges

Chris Shipley, Founder & CEO, Guidewire Labs

16.03 Fabrice Grinda, Internet Entrepreneur, Angel Investor & Co-Founder & Co-CEO, OLX

The next 10 years: the case for optimism

16.23 Presentation of Awards

16.30 Closing remarks, Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

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