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12 - 13 May

The 6th Entrepreneurs World Summit invites the worlds large scale founders for valuable exchange to survive & thrive in the current challenging times and to build companies for a new world that comes next after the pandemic.

The purpose is the same as earlier years that is to facilitate entrepreneurial success and promote societal development through increased entrepreneurship.

During 2 days various interactive workshops, webinars and online one-to-one business meetings where each participant can decide to take part in all or individual activities to take part in this more than ever important exchange. 

This forum is to add value to each participant by exchange with peer large scale founders. In a time, when collaboration is more important than ever to sustain, pivot, strive and create sustainable positive impact as an entrepreneur.

Please select your degree of participation by registering now.

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Program


Workshop: Climate Entrepreneurship with Aticka Chona, Joachim Karthäuser, Thomas Bergen

This workshop will include exchange among large scale founders to strengthen your build up & ownership in Climate companies and Climate Social Impact initiatives.  Entrepreneurs build our world so also our future Climate - by sustainable entrepreneurship. This workshop starts with abstract introductions by:

After the introduction, participants get involved in a highly interactive exchange by exchanging on their key challenges and opportunities based on their engagements, and to identify possible one-to-one meetings for our Summit one-to-one Business Meeting sessions to take valuable business further. 

This workshop is part of Founders Alliance Climate Entrepreneurship program started at the 5th Entrepreneurs World Summit in 2019 with the purpose  to stimulate large scale company creation and social impact for our future Climate by exchange between large scale founders and business owners. 

    90min

    Workshop: Sustainable Large Scale Ownership & Investing & Financing with Magnus Nilsson, Monica Hedberg, Åke Lundén & Fredrik Wester

    This workshop will include exchange among large scale founders to strenghten your insights on owning, investing as well as financing.  

    This workshop will enlight on the following three strategic questions: 

    1. What are the learnings of exiting a founded company and becoming a valuable co-owner in other entrepreneurs companies?
    2. What are the broader purpose and structures financially and socially as entrepreneur?
    3. What are key learnings to share to founders in their quest to build sustainable large scale international companies and involving other founders as co-owners? 

    It starts with an abstract introduction by: 

    After the introduction, participants get involved in an interactive exchange on key key challenges and opportunities & insights.

    Prior to the workshop, all participants will get final confirmed participants, submitted challenges and abstract profiles.

    One-to-one meetings will be enabled among participants that want to take the exchange further, see one-to-one Business Meeting sessions of the Summit.

    90min

    Workshop: Future of Retail with Andreas Hassellöf, Founder, Ombori

    The business of consumption undergoes enormous transitions in customer behavior, logistics, channels, business models and sustainability. This is accelerated and challenged by the COVID-19 situation including: Logistics, retail strategies, sourcing and availability of capital markets. 

    Certain businesses manage better and even thrive. The future of retail is a changed one. 

    In this workshop, the participants will exchange on what´s next and how to assist each other in this situation and what´s coming. 

    First,  Andreas Hassellöf, Founder of Ombori gives an introduction from his and his partners global situation.

    One-to-one meetings will be enabled after the workshop among participants that want to take the exchange further, see one-to-one Business Meeting sessions of the Summit.

    This workshops is a follow up on earlier workshops and exchange on Future of Retail between Founders Alliance International members. The purpose is to strengthen each others entrepreneurship for sustainable business creation and ownership.

    90min

    One-to-One Business Meetings

    Participants of the 6th Entrepreneurs World Summit will be matched according to valuable exchange with other participants on a one-to-one basis. 

    Each business meeting session will last 20 minutes and will be conducted online. 

    These meetings will be suggested based on preferences of participants and suggestions by the organiser as well as identified in the workshops. 

    90min

    One-to-One Business Meeting

    Participants of the 6th Entrepreneurs World Summit will be matched according to valuable exchange with other participants on a one-to-one basis. 

    Each business meeting session will last 20 minutes and will be conducted online. 

    These meetings will be suggested based on preferences of participants and suggestions by the organiser as well as identified in the workshops. 

    20min

    Interactive Webinar with Ann Winblad, Founder, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners (CA/USA)

    We have the pleasure to welcome Ann Winblad in this interactive webinar of the 6th Entrepreneurs World Summit. 

    Upon registration more background on the topic will be sent to you. We also will have interactive questions & answers by participants.

    More information on Ann Winblad:
    Presentation at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners web

    The Woman who built Silicon Valley by Morning Future

    Wikipedia

    60min

    Workshop: Founders Leadership in & beyond challenging times with Dr. Johan Roos

    It is defined that the role of entrepreneurs is to build companies that drive necessary change for society. This is very much present today. 

    This workshop includes an introductory presentation by Dr. Johan Roos on Founders Leadership with the essence on managing change followed by an interactive workshop with the purpose to enrich every participating entrepreneur on its strategic entrepreneurship, and to give input on further global research on the topic. 

    One-to-one meetings will be enabled after the workshop among participants that want to take the exchange further, see one-to-one Business Meeting sessions of the Summit.

    Dr. Johan Roos and Niclas Carlsson aim to involve key findings of this workshop in our preparation for the Drucker Forum consisting of the worlds leading academics - the world´s nr 1 leadership forum. 

    90min

    Dinner Entrepreneurs World Summit

    This will be the virtual dinner of the 6th Entrepreneurs World Summit 2020. Everyone is inspired to bring food & drinks from their regional culture. 

    For founders living in Asia & Americas are inspired to participate but with relevant meals. 

    120min


    Workshop: Creating Impact with Design & Technology with Lari Tuominen, Founder, Qvik

    The digitalization of our companies, industries and societies are further accelerated by the current pandemic. 

    In this workshop, the participants will exchange on what´s next and how to assist each other in this situation and what´s coming.

    First,  Lari Tuominen, Founder of Qvik gives an introduction from his and his partners global situation.

    One-to-one meetings will be enabled after the workshop among participants that want to take the exchange further, see one-to-one Business Meeting sessions of the Summit.

    90min

    Workshop: Global Word-of-Mouth Marketing with Vladimir Borisov, Founder, Buzzaar.eu

    Marketing & Sales undergoes radical changes due to the current pandemic. 

     In this workshop, the participants will exchange on what´s next and how to assist each other in this situation and what´s coming.

    First,  Vladimir Borisov, Founder of Buzzaar.eu gives an introduction on global word-of-mouth marketing based on his and his partners global situation specifically on fast consumer goods.

    One-to-one meetings will be enabled after the workshop among participants that want to take the exchange further, see one-to-one Business Meeting sessions of the Summit.

    90min

    Workshop: Personal Leadership & Wellbeing with Dr. Markus Wartiovaara

    This workshop will first start off with a short presentation by each participant and the facilitator concerning the main topic, including a joint poll followed by discussions focusing on insights and input to the participants’ challenges. 

    Topics to be discussed: 

    •  On living a meaningful life         
    • Entrepreneurial leadership and wellbeing         
    • Towards a holistic approach to well-being·     
    •  Finding sustainable means for flourishing together and over time·         
    • Afterthought: What do we choose to leave after us?

      Introductory speaker: Dr. Markus Wartiowaara 

      One-to-one meetings will be enabled after the workshop among participants that want to take the exchange further, see one-to-one Business Meeting sessions of the Summit.

      90min

      One-to-One Business Meetings

      Participants of the 6th Entrepreneurs World Summit will be matched according to valuable exchange with other participants on a one-to-one basis. 

      Each business meeting session will last 20 minutes and will be conducted online. 

      These meetings will be suggested based on preferences of participants and suggestions by the organiser as well as identified in the workshops. 

      150min

      Workshop: Global Social Impact with Kamran Elahian, Moa Gürbüzer, David Batstone

      This workshop will include exchange among large scale founders to strengthen the way you positively impact society in your ecosystems of companies and potential social engagements. 

      This workshop starts with abstract introductions to inspire our interactive exchange by:

      After the introduction, participants get involved in an interactive exchange based on their key challenges and opportunities based on their engagements, and to identify possible one-to-one meetings for our Summit one-to-one Business Meeting sessions to take valuable business further. 

      90min

      One-to-One Business Meetings

      Participants of the 6th Entrepreneurs World Summit will be matched according to valuable exchange with other participants on a one-to-one basis. 

      Each business meeting session will last 20 minutes and will be conducted online. 

      These meetings will be suggested based on preferences of participants and suggestions by the organiser as well as identified in the workshops. 

      90min

      Speakers

      Thomas Bergen
      Founder

      GetAbstract & HopeNow (Switzerland)

      Speaker - Climate Entrepreneurship with Aticka Chona, Joachim Karthäuser, Thomas Bergen

      LinkedIn

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      Moa Gürbüzer
      Founder and CEO

      OddBird International (Sweden)

      Speaker - Global Social Impact with Kamran Elahian, Moa Gürburzer, David Batstone

      LinkedIn

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      Kamran Elahian
      Chairman and Founder

      Global Innovation Catalyst (CA/USA)

      Speaker - Global Social Impact with Kamran Elahian, Moa Gürburzer, David Batstone

      LinkedIn

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      Åke Lundén
      Co-founder

      Benify & Friends Capital (Sweden)

      Speaker - Sustainable Large Scale Ownership & Investing & Financing with Magnus Nilsson, Åke Lundén, Monica Hedberg & Fredrik Wester

      LinkedIn

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      Fredrik Wester
      Owner and Founder

      Paradox Interactive/ Kichi Invest (Sweden)

      Speaker - Sustainable Large Scale Ownership & Investing & Financing with Magnus Nilsson, Åke Lundén, Monica Hedberg & Fredrik Wester

      LinkedIn

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      Magnus Nilsson
      Co-founder

      iZettle (Sweden)

      Speaker - Sustainable Large Scale Ownership & Investing & Financing with Magnus Nilsson, Åke Lundén, Monica Hedberg & Fredrik Wester

      LinkedIn

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      Monica Hedberg
      Founder

      Monica Hedberg Invest & Asynjor Invest (Sweden)

      Speaker - Sustainable Large Scale Ownership & Investing & Financing with Magnus Nilsson, Åke Lundén, Monica Hedberg & Fredrik Wester

      LinkedIn

      Read more

      Lari Tuominen
      CEO and Co-Founder

      Qvik (Finland)

      Speaker - Creating Impact with Design & Technology with Lari Tuominen, Founder, Qvik

      LinkedIn

      Read more

      Johan Roos
      Chief Academic Officer and Professor

      Hult International Business School (UK)

      Speaker - Founders leadership in & beyond challenging times with Dr. Johan Roos

      LinkedIn

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      Andreas Hassellöf
      Founder and CEO

      Ombori (Sweden)

      Speaker - Future of Retail with Andreas Hassellöf, Founder, Ombori

      LinkedIn

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      Markus Wartiovaara
      Dr. Econ., Director

      Hanken Business Lab (Finland)

      Speaker - Personal Leadership & Wellbeing with Dr. Markus Wartiovaara

      LinkedIn

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      Ann Winblad
      Co-Founder and Managing Partner

      Hummer Winblad Venture Partners (CA/USA)

      Speaker - Interactive Webinar with Ann Winblad, Founder, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners (CA/USA)

      LinkedIn

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      Vladimir Borisov
      Founder and CEO

      Buzzaar.eu (Netherlands)

      Speaker - Global Word-of-Mouth Marketing with Vladimir Borisov, Founder, Buzzaar.eu

      LinkedIn

      Read more

      Niclas Carlsson
      Founder and CEO

      Founders Alliance (Sweden)

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      Aticka Chona
      Founder and CEO

      GreenKarmas (India)

      Speaker - Climate Entrepreneurship with  Aticka Chona, Joachim Karthäuser, Thomas Bergen

      LinkedIn

      Read more

      Joachim Karthäuser
      Co-founder and CTO

      Climeon (Sweden)

      Speaker - Climate Entrepreneurship with Aticka Chona, Joachim Karthäuser, Thomas Bergen

      LinkedIn

      Read more

      David Batstone
      Founder

      Just Business and NotForSale Campaign (CA/USA)

      Speaker - Global Social Impact with Kamran Elahian, Moa Gürburzer, David Batstone

      LinkedIn

      Read more

      Criteria for Participants

      Entrepreneurs who already operate international businesses or have confirmed plans to internationalize in the near future. Each entrepreneur must meet one of the following criteria based on present or previous merits:

      • Main owner with a leading position in the current founded company with at least 100 million SEK in turnover (approx. 15 million USD), and international presence or plan to internationalize.
      • At least two holdings as an investor and at least one company with international representation and a turnover exceeding 15 million USD.
      • Exceptions to the above criteria in exceptional cases when the participant can bring great value to the other participating entrepreneurs; i.e. contributor, entrepreneur from a prioritized region, industry or background.

      How is the summit financed?

      The Entrepreneurs World Summit is part of Founders Alliance International consisting of members who pay an annual membership fee. There are no sponsors or other contributions. Normally, the summit includes a participation fee for non-members. Due to the current situation in the world, we do not charge a participation fee. However, we include participants rather on the basis of merits as entrepreneur and potential value for the other participating founders. 

      Founders Alliance

      Founders Alliance, founded in 2002 in Stockholm/Sweden, is the collaborative forum of large-scale founders for sustainable large international corporate creation, responsible ownership and positive societal impact. We are driven by our values of long term responsible entrepreneur ownership, diversity and tolerance, and sustainable leadership. Today Founders Alliance include two interlinked parts :

      1) Founders Alliance International started in 2015, now with 250 active large scale founders headed by 50 so called International Members headquartered in 11 countries including: USA (CA), India, China (Hong Kong), United Kingdom, Sweden, Finland, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, The International Members are founders of large scale international corporations, owners of other international growth companies and engaged in multiple social impact initiatives around the globe. The International Members are building large scale international companies and act as active owners sometimes investors in more companies, and highly engaged in organisations for social impact. 

      2) Founders Alliance Sweden was founded in Sweden in 2002, where it is the premier business network for Sweden’s top entrepreneurs. It includes over 400 high performing founders as members that are owners in a network of 2000 companies stretching across all industries and areas of expertise 

      Since its establishment, Founders Alliance has delivered a well proven record of events and customized matchmaking services for its members to assist them in large scale corporate creation, responsible ownership and social impact. Founders Alliance facilitates a platform for collaboration between peer founders including virtual workshops, One-to-one introductions, closed online communities, international business trips and events including the annual Entrepreneurs World Summit, an arena to enhance entrepreneurial success and societal development through increased entrepreneurship for large scale founders only 

      Founders Alliance collaborates with similar organisations in Sweden and globally that share the same values based on engagement by and value for Founders Alliance members. 

      The core of Founders Alliance is independent from states, financial actors, advisory firms and academic institutions.