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South Summit 2019 Global Winners!!

Startup Competition Winner
EPICA

EPICAEpica empowers companies to make powerful decisions based on anticipating the market’s next move. All from data.

Most Disruptive Startup
Change Labs

Change LabsOur A.I help banks provide magical customer experiences

Most Scalable Product
MiBolsillo

MiBolsilloMiBolsillo is the first mobile financial personal trainer for the entrepreneur with the main focus to promote financial wellness at the family and micro/small company level. It reduces the hassle to organize users and small businesses' finances together one place and tracks achievement of financial goals in a solution that is superiorly designed, remarkably efficient, and wonderfully personalized.

Best Team
Jubel

JubelCraft Your Ideal Trip

South Summit Colombia Pacific Alliance finalists

Change Labs

Change LabsOur A.I help banks provide magical customer experiences

EdiPro

EdiProPlatform for smarter, safer and more efficient buildings and condominiums

EPICA

EPICAEpica empowers companies to make powerful decisions based on anticipating the market’s next move. All from data.

Houspoon

Houspoonairbnb for meeting people at home hosted events

Jubel

JubelCraft Your Ideal Trip

Loud Voice Services

Loud Voice ServicesA tech startup focused in generate humanized experiences between bots and humans

MiBolsillo

MiBolsilloMiBolsillo is the first mobile financial personal trainer for the entrepreneur with the main focus to promote financial wellness at the family and micro/small company level. It reduces the hassle to organize users and small businesses' finances together one place and tracks achievement of financial goals in a solution that is superiorly designed, remarkably efficient, and wonderfully personalized.

moyoAI

moyoAIHelping financial institutions to expand their services

Pagalo

PagaloBusiness to Business payment solution

Parkotruck

ParkotruckSolving the truck parking puzzle

Meet our Startup Competition finalists!

Who will be there

Speakers

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Founder
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Founder

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada (Madrid 1960) studied in the School of Arts and Fashion Techniques in Barcelona. When she was 20 years old, she began to work as a helper in the dressmaker Pepe Rubio’s studio located in Madrid. A year after she presented her first collection in the center of design LOCAL of Madrid y since then she has shown her work parading it in international capitals of fashion including Paris, Milan, New York, Berlin, Florence, Madrid and Barcelona. She has been an honored guest and representative of the Spanish fashion in the main catwalk of Albania, Germany, Argentina, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Slovakia, United States, France, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama... The creations of the designer have become a true mean of artistic expression and since the first years began to exhibit some of the masters’ pieces in galleries and museums of different European cities, also American and Asia.

Federico Flórez

Federico Flórez

Chief Information & Innovation Officer
Ferrovial

Federico Flórez

Federico Flórez

Chief Information & Innovation Officer

Ferrovial

Chief Information and Innovation Officer, CIIO, and Global Purchasing chairman. Member of the Executive Committee of Ferrovial. Member of the Board Inversis Bank. Former Chairman Advisory Board Ametic, member of the advisory board in CIO Executive and President of Cionet. Naval Engineer, MBA and IT Management, PAD IESE, INSEAD Advanced Management Program, executive education from Harvard, MIT and Cranfield. He has worked at such companies as IBM, CIO in Alcatel, CIO Telefónica Data, and CIO of Banco de España, Member of the ITC European Central Bank, General Secretary of XBRL Spain. Author of several articles, and whitepapers, Interviews in TV, magazines and daily newspapers and Conferences in Europe, America and Asia in several Business Schools (MIT, IE, IESE, INSEAD...) Recognitions: DES. Best European Digital Executive 2016. Forbes Innovation CIO 2016. European CIO of the year 2014. Cionet. CIO 100, 2014 CIO magazine. 50 Hispanic most influential in IT 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. HITEC

Mauricio Hoyos Holguin

Mauricio Hoyos Holguin

CEO & Shark
TVALLEY / Shark Tank Colombia

Mauricio Hoyos Holguin

Mauricio Hoyos Holguin

CEO & Shark

TVALLEY / Shark Tank Colombia

Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Hoyos Holguín, his father, from a very young age, taught him the importance of business. His first venture was the sale of gelatin and pens at school; and today, several years later, has undertaken a number of businesses, including Puntored, company, co-founded with his brother, in which he started working when he was 22 years old, and which became his first great success in the world of entrepreneurship. Identified by the magazine Forbes Mexico [2] -in 2015- as one of the 30 business promises of the region. Hoyos Holguín considers himself a serial entrepreneur. While, together with his brother Andrés Albán Holguín, they have founded eleven companies, of which seven are leaders in their categories. These are companies related to technology, transactional issues and electronic commerce that together cover, from the sale of credit for national and international calls, to the commercialization of solar panels.

Felipe Buitrago Restrepo

Felipe Buitrago Restrepo

Counsellor for Economic & Strategic Affairs
República de Colombia

Felipe Buitrago Restrepo

Felipe Buitrago Restrepo

Counsellor for Economic & Strategic Affairs

República de Colombia

Author and experienced speaker on creative economy and new technologies, with a demonstrated history of working in public policy research and advocacy. Skilled in Intercultural Communication, Analytical Skills, Government, and Strategy. Strong professional with a MIPP focused in Conflict Management & Strategic Studies from Johns Hopkins SAIS.

Javier Villamizar

Javier Villamizar

Partner
Softbank

Javier Villamizar

Javier Villamizar

Partner

Softbank

Enthusiastic, driven, bilingual/bicultural seasoned professional with a global perspective, entrepreneurial background and extensive C-Level professional network in Telecom and Technology. Team player, customer oriented, proven leader and problem solver, high-energy, dedicated thinker with diversified international work experience covering telecom, technology, software and hardware, supply chain, finance and venture capital with clear focus on creating sustainable value and bottom line growth. 20+ years of experience in Telecom & Technology, products and solutions sales, business and market development and venture capital and consultancy practice. International experience managing multi-billion 20+ regional operations. Key member of the management team of a corporation that grew from $1B to $15B over 10 years and was acquired by Softbank in 2015. Proven track record of sales and business development efforts in Telecom and Technology. Excellent "deal closing" abilities with high success ratio.

José Manuel Restrepo

José Manuel Restrepo

Ministro de Comercio y Turismo

José Manuel Restrepo

José Manuel Restrepo

Ministro de Comercio y Turismo

José Manuel Restrepo Abondano is an Economist and Specialist in Finance from the Universidad del Rosario, with a Master's Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, a Specialist in Top Management from the Inalde and a PhD in Management of Higher Education Institutions from the University of Bath. He was rector of the Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración (CESA), before that he had been vice-rector of the Universidad del Rosario and served as rector of the Fundación Empresarial de la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá. He was Manager of Financial Planning and Budget of Fonade. He belonged to the Institutional Room of the National Council for Quality Assurance in Higher Education of the Ministry of National Education. He has also worked as a business consultant, as well as an advisor on quality issues and accreditation of higher education institutions.

Scarlett Sieber

Scarlett Sieber

Managing Director, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
CCG Catalyst

Scarlett Sieber

Scarlett Sieber

Managing Director, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

CCG Catalyst

Respected leader, driving organizational change at startups and global enterprises alike. Adept at leading newly created business development and ecosystem initiatives, digital strategy and transformations for small and large financial service companies. Co-founder of data visualization tech startup, Infomous; clients include The London Olympics, Super Bowl XLVII, NFL Films, The Economist, Entertainment Weekly, The Guardian and USA TODAY. Contributor to the Huffington Post, Forbes, and WeWork. NYC Fellow of Startup Leadership Program.

Fabio Tentori

Fabio Tentori

CEO
Enel Innovation Hubs

Fabio Tentori

Fabio Tentori

CEO

Enel Innovation Hubs

Since 2017 Fabio is the CEO of Enel Innovation Hubs, the innovation arm of Enel Group. He manages all collaborations with startups within Enel Group and the presence in innovation ecosystems worldwide: Silicon Valley, Israel, Italy, Spain, Russia, Chile and Brazil. Since joining Enel in 2013, he has gained relevant experience in the energy innovation domain, covering several roles in the development of the residential energy services business in Italy. Prior to Enel, Fabio worked for 6 years with McKinsey & Company, based in Milan and in London. Fabio holds a MBA degree with honors achieved in 2010 at INSEAD.

Alejandra Paredones

Alejandra Paredones

CEO & Founder
BSI Capital Group

Alejandra Paredones

Alejandra Paredones

CEO & Founder

BSI Capital Group

Ms. Paredones is a visionary entrepreneur with extensive Investment & leadership experience. Currently serves as the CEO & Founder of BSI Capital and CEO and Co-Founder of Equitech, a Fintech firm providing financial education. Alejandra is considered by CNN , Forbes, Women Institute of Europe - to be the first women in Mexico under the age of 30 to have successfully developed a boutique investment bank, servicing clients in Mexico and globally in multiple sectors. Additionally, Forbes considered her as part of the "30 Promising Businesses" of Mexico. In 2018, she made the Forbes list of “100 most powerful women in Mexico”. Currently serves as a Committee member and Board Member of the GCL Program from the Georgetown Latin American Board

Sujay Tyle

Sujay Tyle

Co-Founder & CEO
Frontier Car Group

Sujay Tyle

Sujay Tyle

Co-Founder & CEO

Frontier Car Group

Sujay is the Co-founder and CEO of Frontier Car Group (FCG) - a used cars automotive marketplace operating in a select few emerging markets. Prior, he was on the founding team of Hired.com as the COO. Sujay was one of the first Thiel 20 under 20 fellows and was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list.

Lizbeth Flores

Lizbeth Flores

Partner
Private Advising Group, P.A. - EEUU

Lizbeth Flores

Lizbeth Flores

Partner

Private Advising Group, P.A. - EEUU

Lizbeth Flores is a leading corporate attorney with 13 years of experience advising clients in complex cross-border transactions. Her roster of past and present clients includes many of Latin America’s most well-known industrial and financial companies. Liz’s practice focuses on international corporate advising, corporate finance (capital markets and banking), mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and immigration through investment (EB-5).

Why Attend?

Content agenda

Content agenda with panelists, international and relevant keynote speakers, who are going to generate conversations across the following:

  • Achieve scalability and internationalization through the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • Boost competitiveness through open innovation and propose real cases.
  • Connect business opportunities with European entrepreneurial ecosystem and the region.

Startup Competition

Startup Competition offers you an excellent opportunity to discover our 40 finalists with the greatest potential at the global scale, originally from Latin America, which have headquarters or genuine interest to work with the region.

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Open Innovation Forum

Open Innovation Forum between Spanish and Latin American large corporations, building together from the expertise and experience across open innovation, with the aim of developing a collaborative culture bond entrepreneur – corporation in the region.

20+

Countries

represented
80+

Leaders

in innovation
USD 2B+

Investment Portfolio

3000+

Attendees

Partners

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20 JUNE, 2019

Corferias Pabellón 4
Entrada Avenida la Esperanza
Ac. 24 #38-98, Bogotá, Colombia