International Startup Summit to be held at MIT May 12-13


European and North American startup companies, investors and incubators will gather at MIT on May 12-13 for the 1st Pan-European StartUp Summit to explore business and investment opportunities within and across both continents. During the summit, hosted by the European Club at MIT, today's internet entrepreneurs will identify tomorrow's innovative services, business and investment strategies, latest technological trends, and intellectual property issues.

Keynote speakers include John Preston (MIT Entrepreneurial Center), Tony Philip (iTransEuro.com), Matthias Keudel (BertelsmannValley) and Prof. Chris Blank (Franklin Pierce Law Center, Harvard). Participants will be able to interact with leading academic and industry figures in over 20 workshops.

The summit establishes a networking platform for creating strategic alliances, fueling international growth and connecting to a global talent pool. Sponsors include Vitaminic, 3i Group, IVC Venture Capital, e-start.com, Mars-Capital, Palmer & Dodge LLP, BertelsmannValley and @McKinsey.

MEET ...THE PACE-SETTERS OF THE NEW ECONOMY

AT ONE OF THE US' FOREMOST TMT POWERHOUSES

IN A TRULY INTERNATIONAL GATHERING

Set in the rich academic and entrepreneurial environment of MIT in Cambridge (MA), the venue will also attract a wealth of local student talent as well as many Boston area technology companies. The summit is jointly organized by the MIT European Club and meOme.de, a European web portal startup. The Club is one of the largest student-run organizations at MIT with over 2000 members from more than 80 countries.

For further information and registration visit www.startupsummit.com or contact Public Relations at press@euroclub.mit.edu. A press conference is scheduled for Friday May 12th at 1:30PM at MIT's DuPont Center, 100 Massachusetts Ave.[Bldg. W32].


Topics: Entrepreneurship

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