Programme

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
19:00 – 21:00   Welcoming reception 
                        Location: Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent

Thursday, July 6th, 2017
08:00 – 09:00   Registration & welcome coffee 
                        Location: Vlerick Business School, Reep 1, 9000 Ghent
09:00 – 10:30   Welcome to the conference & keynote speech
                        by Prof Dr Douglas Cumming and Prof Dr Mike Wright
10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30   Track 1.1: Investors & interest rates
                        Track 1.2: Business angels
                        Track 1.3: Crowdfunding
                        Track 1.4: Initial Public Offerings
12:30 – 14:00    Lunch
14:00 – 15:30    Track 1.5: Debt
                         Track 1.6: Contracts & exits
                         Track 1.7: Equity crowdfunding
15:30 – 16:00    Coffee break
16:00 – 17:00    Track 1.8: Innovation
                         Track 1.9: Funding dynamics
                         Track 1.10: Venture capital
17:00 – 17:15    Short break
17:15 – 18:15    Keynote speech by Prof Dr Paolo Fulghieri
19:00 – 21:00    Conference dinner
                         Location: De Foyer, Sint-Baafsplein 17, 9000 Ghent 

Friday, July 7th, 2017
08:00 – 09:00   Registration & welcome coffee 
                        Location: Vlerick Business School, Reep 1, 9000 Ghent
09:00 – 10:30   Track 2.1: Family & friends, personal finance
                        Track 2.2: Buyouts
                        Track 2.3: Venture capital
10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30   Track 2.4: Private equity
                        Track 2.5: Financial crisis
                        Track 2.6: Bank lending
12:30 – 14:00   Lunch

Click here to download the overall programme and overview of the tracks.

Any questions or requests? Don’t hesitate to contact the conference organizers via [email protected].

Programme

Accreditations
& Rankings

Equis Association of MBAs AACSB Financial Times