Capital Creation 2019

23 - 25 September, 2019

Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo

44 (0) 207 368 9854

2018 Agenda Day 1

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Registration, Networking and Business Meetings in the Meetings Zone

1:30 pm - 1:40 pm Welcome Remarks: Sophia DeFrancesco, Content Director, Capital Creation

1:40 pm - 1:50 pm Chairperson’s Welcome Remarks

Peter Flynn - Partner Candela Capital
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Peter Flynn

Partner
Candela Capital

FINDING UNIQUE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: With the extensive growth, where are today’s best opportunities in Venture to generate long-term and sustainable returns?

Peter Flynn - Partner Candela Capital
  • Current and future outlook of Venture Capital in Europe
  • What are the different strategies you should employ to ensure value-add?
  • Where are the best opportunities for you and how are investors assessing established and new VC’s?
  • Is there a specific geography or sector you need to look out for to gain maximum returns?

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Peter Flynn

Partner
Candela Capital

4 venture funds will give a short pitch on their fund and provide insights on:
  • How the fund is different?
  • What is the technology behind each fund?
  • How would it add value to portfolio companies?
  • What are the target returns?

This exciting Dragons’ Den session demos pre-selected Venture funds who will pitch to a panel of experts and the audience. The experts will critique and assess their benefits to your business and their likelihood for future success. You will then have the opportunity to vote for the fund you believe is the most innovative and will add real value. Will you find the next big thing?
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Ekaterina Almasque

Managing Director
Samsung Catalyst Fund

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Ian Sosso

Founder and Managing Partner
Monte Carlo Capital

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Jack Leeney

Founding Partner
7GlobalCapital

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Anne Glover

Chief Executive and Co-founder
Amadeus Capital Partners

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Guillaume Lautour

Managing Partner and co-founder
Level-Up

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Daniele Genovesi

Investment Manager
Truffle Capital

2:10 pm - 2:55 pm Network or attend private meetings in our Meetings Zone

2:55 pm - 3:35 pm DISCUSSION PANEL: How is technology investing shaping the European investments opportunities today?

Patrick Hennings - Partner Seafort Advisors GmbH Dharmash Mistry - Partner Lakestar Daniele Genovesi - Investment Manager Truffle Capital
  • How is this driving competition and innovation with GPs?
  • How can technology and digitization be a tool to increase value and maximize returns?
  • What are the opportunities and deployment challenges when investing in Fintech companies?
  • How is the rise of tech investing impacting other sectors compared to PE?
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Patrick Hennings

Partner
Seafort Advisors GmbH

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Dharmash Mistry

Partner
Lakestar

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Daniele Genovesi

Investment Manager
Truffle Capital

3:35 pm - 4:15 pm Afternoon coffee, networking and private business meetings in the Meetings Zone

4:15 pm - 4:35 pm AFRICA SPOTLIGHT: The African PE Landscape - Where will you find the best investment opportunities in 2019?

Michelle Essomé - CEO AVCA
  • Update on fundraising and investment activities across the continent
  • Spotlight on Nigeria: Why Nigeria is attracting more and more investments 
  • What are LPs expecting from their Africa investments?
  • Where will the best returns be generated over the next 3-5 years?
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Michelle Essomé

CEO
AVCA

  • How do emerging markets private equity returns compare to those from your US and European investments?
  • What is the best time to be investing in emerging markets to maximise returns?
  • What role do DFIs play in helping the PE ecosystem and the investments across emerging markets?
  • How does PE in Africa compare to Asia others?
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Michael Bastholt

Senior Investment Officer
EBRD

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Roni Elchahal

Head of EMEA Capital Partnering
General Atlantic

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Ankur Jain

Managing Partner
Emergent Ventures

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Michelle Essomé

CEO
AVCA

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Enika Jorgoni

Investment Manager
CDC Group

5:15 pm - 5:25 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Peter Flynn - Partner Candela Capital
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Peter Flynn

Partner
Candela Capital

5:25 pm - 6:25 pm Opening Night Drinks Reception