Vlerick Venture Talks – Join these 4 sessions

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The Venture talk d.d. 15 January 2020 (campus Leuven) is cancelled (due to insufficient number of participants).

4 December 2019
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Ghent Campus
Students and Alumni

Looking for inspirational stories and impactful views on today’s challenges in entrepreneurship? During these evening talks, 3 guest speakers deal with a specific topic related to founding and growing your venture. You can register for one talk only or participate in the series.

Save the dates: 16 Oct, 4 Dec, 15 Jan, 5 February.

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Venture Talk 1: Start your career in a start-up

When? 16 October 2019
Time? 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where? Ghent Campus

There is life beyond the Big Four when looking for career options! Currently we see a trend amongst our Vlerick MBA and Master students, as they are actively looking into the start-up and scale-up life. How can you contribute in a start-up? Discover most-wanted profiles!


 6:30 pm  Registration & Welcome at Vlerick campus Ghent
 7:00 pm  Toon Vanagt, co-founder data.be
 7:20 pm  Caroline Baeten, business manager Movify
 7:40 pm  Wim Van Roy, co-founder Snowvision
 8:00 pm  Panel discussion lead by Prof Miguel Meuleman
 8:30 pm  Networking drink


Venture Talk 2: Extreme UX

When? 4 December 2019
Time? 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where? Ghent Campus

CX experts typically focus on the experience of a customer across all touch-points of a brand, both online and offline, providing a consistent service in an omnichannel area. Want to know more about building personae, engaging real users in a living lab or avoiding empathy gaps between front and back office?


 6:30 pm  Registration & Welcome at Vlerick campus Ghent
 7:00 pm  Béatrice de Mahieu, CEO Co-Station
 7:20 pm  Jan Van Caneghem, co-founder WAAI
 7:40 pm  Nik Baerten, co-founder Pantopicon
 8:00 pm  Panel discussion lead by dr Yannick Dillen
 8:30 pm  Networking drink


Venture Talk 3: Gazelles vs Lions

The Venture talk d.d. 15 January 2020 (campus Leuven) is cancelled (due to insufficient number of participants).

When? 15 January 2020
Time? 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where? Leuven Campus

The first strategic choice is whether an enterprise wants to grow or not. We share some stories of iGMO members, Vlerick’s most cherished founders and business owners of medium sized growth enterprises. They show how theory formulation and diffusion, conception and implementation happen in parallel and simultaneously.

Venture Talk 4: Entrepreneurial action for a better world

When? 5 February 2020
Time? 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where? Brussels Campus

Do you take entrepreneurial action to create a better world? We support students and alumni who make the difference! Come and check-out some best practices in social entrepreneurship. 


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