SparkUp (ElectroCity, Tykistökatu 4 B, Turku)
Ken Singer from UC Berkeley will sit down with digital multipreneur Teemu Malinen from Sofokus to discuss innovation, startups, and business growth. The event is open for all interested in listening to or participating in an interactive discussion. Breakfast is served at 8.30 and the Fireside Chat will start at 9.00.
8.30–9.00 Startup Breakfast
9.00–10.00 Fireside Chat with Ken Singer, interviewed by Teemu Malinen
10.30–12.30 One-on-one meetings with Ken Singer
Register before May 4 here
Ken Singer is a serial entrepreneur, technology executive, university lecturer, and director/advisor to numerous startups in the US and Europe. A 15-year veteran of the mobile industry (enterprise software and digital advertising), he has founded or co-founded five companies in the mobility space. Ken’s experience spans all forms of mobile technology from mobile video advertising to downloadable mobile apps; from Bluetooth to HTML5, GPS, SMS, IVR, NFC and he has served as a guinea pig for virtually every other acronym in the industry.
Teemu Malinen has acted as a digital and mobile business developer since 1994. He’s a startup enthusiast and bootstrapper since 2000. Teemu is the founder and CEO of Sofokus, shaping business concepts and technology for the digital age. Sofokus was recently noted in the Inc. 5000 List of Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies and it was also ranked 35th in the latest Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Finland.
The Fireside Chat is part of Entrepreneurship Days in Turku in 13-15 May 2019.
Entrepreneurship education highlights skills and abilities of students to create and seize opportunities. The higher education institutions in Turku are actively supporting the development of entrepreneurial skills among students, but the endeavor continues. We therefore invite you to our Entrepreneurship Days in Turku 13-15th May, to learn more about and experience entrepreneurship education in practice.
The Entrepreneurship Days comprise of
- A Critical View on Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Seminar 13 May 2019, register here.
- The Berkeley Way Workshops 13-14 May 2019, read more and register here.
- Fireside Chat with Ken Singer 15 of May 2019, read more and register here
Download the pdf-broschure here.