Mind the Bridge Venture Camp – Angel Investment Global Forum


Italian Business & Investment Initiative as Mind The Bridge  partner, will participate at Mind the Bridge Venture Camp 2013 that will be hosted the 8th and the 9th of November 2013 in Milan.

Again this year is expected to attend some of the main actors of the VC and startups global ecosystem: Ash Fontana (AngelList), Fabrizio Sammarco (ItaliaCamp), Fernando Napolitano (CEO IB&II), Marco Marinucci (MTB), Massimo Sideri (Corriere della Sera Editor).

MTB Venture Camp 2013 will host a maximum of 180 selected attendees from the business and investment communities and Professional angels, entrepreneurs and managers interested in discovering the latest trends in angel investing and the best practices from successful investors.

For Further information and to book your ticket: http://venturecamp.mindthebridge.org

The agenda of Mind the Bridge Venture Camp


Friday November 8th


09.00 – 10.00



10.00 – 10.30



10.30 – 11.15

Hottest Market Trends: What and Where to Invest

by Boston Consulting Group

11.15 – 12.15

Angel Key Note: How AngelList Syndacates will disrupt the venture capital industry

by Ash Fontana (AngelList)


12.15 – 12.45

Public and private supported investment experiences

moderated by Fabrizio Sammarco (ItaliaCamp)

12.45 – 02.30

Lunch / Networking time


02.30 – 03.15

Regulating Crowdfunding

moderated by Pietro Fioruzzi (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)

03.15 – 03.45

Startup Showcase in Collaboration with MTS Fund

03.45 – 04.15

EBAN Angel of the Year: Firechat with Francesco Marini Clarelli

interviewed by Massimo Sideri (Corriere della Sera)

04.15 – 04.45

An acquisition / integration / negotiation real life experience – GIOCO DIGITALE


04.45 – 05.30

Coffee break / Networking time

05.30 – 06.15

How’s the Job’s Act redisigning angel investing in the US

moderated by Matteo Daste (Squire Sanders)


06.15 – 07.00

Attracting FDIs – Destinazione Italia case study: Firechat with Alessandro Fusacchia

interviewed by Massimo Sideri (Corriere della Sera)


07.00 – 07.30



07.30 – 12.00

Gala Dinner


Saturday November 9th

09.30 – 10.00



10.00 – 10.30

International and Global Angel Investing: Comparative Review and Emerging Trends

moderated by Lorenzo Franchini (IAG)


10.30 – 11.00

Venture Capital Key Note: Paul Matteucci (Power shift in investing)

11.00 – 11.30

Acquiring Innovation: Best Practices in Corporate M&A and Innovation Offices

moderated by Fernando Napolitano (Endesa, Telefonica)


11.30 – 11.40

Pills: Deal Terms: How and What to Negotiate

by Tom Gaynor (Squire Sanders)


11.40 – 11.50

Pills: Startup Evaluation: Setting up the right price (Valuing Pre-Revenue Companies, the Investment Process, Comparables, Financial Metrics)

by Alberto Onetti (Mind the Bridge)


11.50 – 12.00

Pills: Assessing the Startup Team: Parameters to Identify the Right People to Invest

by Marco Marinucci (MTS Fund)


12.00 – 12.30

Global new crowfunding platforms. Equity vs project crowdfunding


12.30 – 01.00

Startup Showcase in Collaboration with MTS Fund


01.00 – 01.30

Lunch & Closing


01.30 – 02.30

Cocktail and Recess