May, 30 a famous practitioner expert in venture capital and innovative entrepreneurship Fadi Bishara will give a talk on Make a successful Startup with BlackBox as part of the Skolkovo Open University in Tomsk educational program.
In the first part of his lecture, Fadi Bishara will elucidate key issues related to ideas implementing and startups world market entry, as well as opportunities for cooperation with the BlackBox business incubator in Silicon Valley:
- What is a startup, what must be in a startup, what should be noticed above everything; - Leadership and vision; - Why each startup should visit Silicon Valley and BlackBox business incubator.
In the second part of the lecture the audience will have a unique opportunity to attend the defense of innovation projects. Fadi Bishara will conduct analysis of a few selected projects of students from Tomsk and answer questions from the audience.
Today there is a lot of attempts to create new formats to work with startups, including Silicon Valley - Liana Kobzeva, tutor of Skolkovo Open University in Tomsk says. - Blackbox stands out among the rest of incubators with its innovative technologies. They make other characteristics of success, analyze startups to develop the optimal strategy. Fadi Bishara and his team introduced fundamentally different, qualitative rather than quantitative characteristics, which should correspond to successful projects.
The lecture is in English!
The lecture will take place on May, 30, Wednesday. Time: 18:30-21:30. Venue: TPU Main Building, Lenin Avenue 30, Rm. 234.
About the lecturer: Fadi Bishara known as a venture capitalist, the founder of BlackBox and TechVenture Inc. startups accelerators in Silicon Valley, that brings together a global seed investors, mentors and partners. He has worked with over 100 startups for 15 years, including Zynga, Blurb, SAY Media, Causes, Splunk. This allowed Fadi Bishara to define and identify best practices of team building and to "decode DNA" of startups in his Startup Genome project.