Agenda

Below is an early agenda we have released but is by no means finished! We’ll be running 20+ content tracks with tons of amazing speakers. Check back later for an up to date version, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates.

All done! Below you will find our agenda page and we will be updating this actively the closer we get to the event so you can plan in what sessions you would like to attend at UPPSTART. You can follow us on facebook also to keep up to date with latest announcement ahead of the event.

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10:00 - 10:15

15 mins

Keynote

Introduction to UPPSTART ONLINE 2020

A brief introduction of UPPSTART ONLINE 2020 from our founder with some information on what to expect from the days events.

10:15 - 10:30

15 mins

Keynote

Workshop on Getting the Maximum Value from Online Events

An interactive workshop on how to get the maximum value out of this year’s UPPSTART event in the new virtual format.

10:20 - 10:35

15 mins

Keynote

How Can Big Industry Think and Act Like a Startup

How to structure larger organisations to think and act like a startup does. Not an easy challenge, but something Johanna Staaf has vast experience with.

10:20 - 10:35

15 mins

Workshop

Virtual Meditation

A unique guided virtual meditation where Kim explains what meditation does to your brain as it happens.

10:30 - 10:45

15 mins

Keynote

How to Build Great Tech, Design and Sustainability Without Compromise

The President of X Shore, aka the first floating Tesla, shares how to build world class tech and design without compromise to our planet.

10:45 - 11:00

15 mins

Keynote

How Live Video is Redefining Commerce As We Know It

Learn how the fusion of Live Video and eCommerce transforms the world’s largest brands.

10:50 - 11:05

15 mins

Keynote

Why Sleep is a Critical Success Factor for Startups

Frida Rångtell, sleep expert and PhD, will talk about why sleep is an important asset to any tech startup founder in todays high speed world.

10:50 - 11:05

15 mins

Keynote

Using IoT and Blockchain to Automate Factories

How factories can use the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology to successfully automate their factories.

11:00 - 11:15

15 mins

Keynote

How to Build a World Class Network for Your Startup

Mei Wen talks about her insights and on how she built a world class network whilst travelling to over 120 countries, and how doing so could be a valuable marketing strategy.

11:00 - 11:15

15 mins

Keynote

Smart City Stories From Uruguay

Stories of how Uruguays capital become one of the region's smartest cities.

11:00 - 11:15

15 mins

Keynote

Industry 5.0. The Future of Human and Robot Collaboration

Get a robotics expert insight into the future, where humans and robots will collaborate in the next industry wave.

11:00 - 11:15

15 mins

Keynote

Redefining an Entire Category

Learn how early-stage startups must think to redefine an entire category.

11:00 - 11:15

15 mins

Keynote

How to Succeed at HR after the Remote Working Revolution

Learn how startups and HR teams succeed in the new era of remote work.

11:00 - 11:15

15 mins

Keynote

My Story. Martin Lindman - Founder @ Doktor.se

Hear the story behind Doktor.se by founder Martin Lindman, who created the third largest digital healthcare provider in Europe.

11:15 - 11:30

15 mins

Keynote

Why AI is Ecommerce's New Best Friend

A session about the current and future AI implementation in eCommerce and how owners can use AI to reduce fraud and improve user experience.

11:20 - 11:35

15 mins

Fireside

ADHD. Is it Really a Superpower for Entrepreneurs?

A fireside session featuring entrepreneurs with ADHD to learn if the mental disorder is a curse or a blessing.

11:20 - 11:35

15 mins

Keynote

How Manufacturers Can Become Truly Customer-Centric

Learn what you can do as a manufacturer to put your customer first.

11:30 - 11:45

15 mins

Keynote

How To Come Up With and Validate Startup Ideas

Learn how a successful entrepreneur and ex-Google and Facebook marketer crafts and validates startup ideas.

11:30 - 11:45

15 mins

Keynote

My Story. Zhong Yuan Xu - Founder @ Deliverect

Software engineer, co-founder, and CEO of Deliverect share his story with insights and practical tips for entrepreneurs.

11:30 - 11:45

15 mins

Keynote

How Today's Startups are Using AI

Kye Andersson of Peltarion and Spotify shares his expertise on how big startups use AI, and how you can too.

11:30 - 11:45

15 mins

Workshop

Megadeals Workshop. How to Win Bigger Deals with Less

Johan Åberg, founder and CEO of Next State runs an interactive workshop on how focusing on highly profitable megadeals can increase revenue dramatically.

11:30 - 11:45

15 mins

Keynote

Bagging a Job in a Cool Tech Startup

Sofia Broberger, startup recruitment guru, shares her insights on how to land a job in a flourishing tech startup.

11:40 - 11:55

15 mins

Keynote

The Future of Technology Within Life Science

Get insight into current and future Life Science technology innovations and learn how your startup can get involved with Cytiva.

11:40 - 11:55

15 mins

Keynote

Using The Cloud to Fix Food Production

A talk on how cloud computing can help solve current problems in the global food supply chain.

11:50 - 12:05

15 mins

Keynote

How To Succeed at Digital Transformation

Contributing Editor at Forbes shares what steps to take to succeed at Digital Transformation.

12:00 - 12:15

15 mins

Keynote

My Story. Charlotta Holmquist - Founder @ BL!XT

Serial-entrepreneur, co-founder and Executive Chairman of BL!XT shares her journey to entrepreneurial success.

12:00 - 12:15

15 mins

Keynote

Building a Startup Without Raising Capital

Find out about the often unhyped path of building a startup without raising capital, and why might want to do that.

12:10 - 12:25

15 mins

Keynote

Changing Treatment Models from Reactive to Proactive

Learn how new proactive treatment models lead to long-lasting weight-loss results.

12:30 - 12:45

15 mins

Keynote

How Millions Taking Small Actions Can Lead to a Big Impact

A personal story on how we can empower people to act towards saving our planet through small actions.

12:30 - 12:45

15 mins

Keynote

Bouncing Back from Startup Meltdowns

Startup meltdowns are common but often unspoken about. Jarno Eerola talks about how he bounced back from his.

12:55 - 13:10

15 mins

Keynote

Bringing Healthcare Construction Into The Future

Co-founder and CEO of ATLAS shares their insights into the intersection of healthcare construction and technology.

13:00 - 13:15

15 mins

Keynote

Fighting the Battle Against Food Waste with AI

Keynote session explaining how Zéro-Gâchis uses AI to fight food waste in supermarkets.

13:20 - 13:35

15 mins

Keynote

How to Use Design Thinking In Your Startup

Learn why Design Thinking might be the only tool your startup will ever need.

13:20 - 13:35

15 mins

Keynote

Why We Procrastinate, and What To Do About It

An emotion analytics expert shares the science behind procrastination and shows how startups can fight this to stay productive.

13:25 - 13:40

15 mins

Keynote

Using Virtual Reality to Disrupt Rehab & Therapy

Learn how virtual reality helps stroke and spinal cord injury patients in their rehabilitation journey.

13:30 - 13:45

15 mins

Keynote

My Story. Erik Bergman - Founder @ Great.com

The story of the man who made $50 million before 30 and bought the domain Great.com for $900,000 to stop climate change.

13:30 - 13:45

15 mins

Keynote

How and When Founders Should Prepare For Their Exit

A session with practical tips and insight on when and how to successfully exit your startup.

13:30 - 13:45

15 mins

Keynote

Leveraging AI to Avoid Bias and Ensure Diversity in the Workplace

A session on why companies should ensure diversity – and how to get there with the help of AI.

13:35 - 13:50

15 mins

Keynote

The Art of Free to Play Games

Learn the pros and cons of F2P games and how free games make revenue.

14:00 - 14:15

15 mins

Keynote

My Story. Johnny Boufarhat - Founder @ Hopin

Founder of Hopin (the event platform UPPSTART is using!) shares his personal story on how he grew a multi-million dollar online conference platform.

14:00 - 14:15

15 mins

Keynote

Creating 3D Worlds With Your Voice

Learn how you can build a vast and interactive 3D world – using only your voice.

14:00 - 14:15

15 mins

Fireside

Scaling from Student Company to Billion Dollar Startup in 4 Years

Learn how Budbee scaled from tiny to successful unicorn startup in just a few years.

14:00 - 14:30

30 mins

Investor Matchmaking

Early Stage Investor Pitching

An invite only session for hand picked early stage startups to do short "elevator" style pitches to the hundreds of investors attending UPPSTART that we have curated from all over the world.

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This is an invite only session.

14:00 - 14:15

15 mins

Keynote

Why You Should Own your Airplay Data

How and why musicians should use digital signature tech to understand data on where their music plays across radios all over the world.

14:05 - 14:20

15 mins

Keynote

How To Go About Starting Your Own Game Studio

A session with co-founder and CMO of Nag Studios on how to start your game studio – and if you should.

14:30 - 15:00

30 mins

Investor Matchmaking

Scaleup Stage Investor Pitching

An invite only session for hand picked growth stage startups to pitch and present to investors attending UPPSTART that we have curated from all over the world.

More Details

This is an invite only session.

14:30 - 14:45

15 mins

Keynote

The Rise of Emotion AI. How Boundaries Between Man and Machine will Disappear

A session with insights from an innovation leader on what Emotion AI is and how it works.

14:35 - 14:50

15 mins

Keynote

A Hybrid Mix of Sports and Esports

Hybrid games, that combine esports with actual sports are on the rise, Kristoffer Greve Nielsen of JABII tells us why.

An insightful talk about an area of gaming that combines movement and sports with gaming.

15:00 - 15:15

15 mins

Keynote

Are Exit Strategies Toxic?

Discover why against popular belief, an exit strategy might be a startup's worst enemy.

15:00 - 15:15

15 mins

Keynote

How To Implement Social Development Goals Into Your Startup

A talk on why social development goals matter and how you can implement them in your startup – before it’s too late.

15:00 - 15:15

15 mins

Fireside

How To Accelerate the Speed of AI Adoption

Informal fireside chat with two leaders in artificial intelligence on how to accelerate AI growth.

15:05 - 15:20

15 mins

Keynote

Creating the Next Generation of Cockpits

A session on how Volvo takes advantage of eye-tracking and face-tracking technology and VR/AR to develop future cars.

15:15 - 15:30

15 mins

Keynote

How To Do Startup PR When Scaling

A talk sharing how the world's largest brands did PR to scale.

15:30 - 15:45

15 mins

Competition

PitchUP 2020 Finals

Our public early stage startup pitching competition for PITCHUP 2020

15:30 - 15:45

15 mins

Keynote

Scaling Product Hunt from 1 to Millions of Users

Radoslav Stankov shares the backend story of Product Hunt, and how they went from an email list to millions of users.

16:00 - 16:15

15 mins

Workshop

Workshop on How to Build Your Own AI Powered App

A practical workshop where you can build an AI-powered application, live. for all skill levels.

16:00 - 16:15

15 mins

Keynote

What Not To Do When You Raise Funding For Your Startup

Learn the crucial things NOT to do when pitching your startup to investors.

16:00 - 16:15

15 mins

Keynote

Helping More Kids to Find Science as Their Passion

Discover MEL Science's unique approach to helping kids find their science passion

16:00 - 16:15

15 mins

Keynote

Mastering Your Mindset - Your Startup's Biggest Asset

Kyle Hermans holds a session sharing why utilising your mind to its fullest can be a extremely valuable to a startup.

16:15 - 16:30

15 mins

Fireside

How to Drive Digital Transformation Through Partnerships

The CEO/President of Microsoft Sweden and Sandvik Coromant discuss how their recent partnership can drive digital transformation, and how others can follow their blueprint.

16:30 - 16:45

15 mins

Keynote

The 10 Most Important Deal Terms In Your Next Funding Round

A data-driven talk on what startup founders should or shouldn't have in their seed stage agreements.

16:30 - 16:45

15 mins

Keynote

How Technology Can Support Parents Through Their Kids Early Years

A talk on how technology can help parents raise bright kids and close the primary school readiness gap.

17:30 - 17:45

15 mins

After Event

Community-Driven Musical Happening

Jurgis, a edutainer, social alchemist and creative campaigner, will be performing a very special interactive musical happening as part of our after event programme.

20:00 - 20:20

20 mins

After Event

Virtual Startup Pub Quiz

A fun, virtual pub quiz with a tech startup theme. Answer questions, win prizes, and mingle with UPPSTART attendees after the main events.

21:00 - 21:30

30 mins

After Event

Startup Karaoke!

UPPSTART's signature startup karaoke pitching competition for 2020! The name is as crazy as it sounds.

15 mins

Keynote

How to Cheat With Style when Prototyping

The co-founder of Stockholm based breakthrough lab Prototyp talks about how startups can build an MVP and prototype.

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