29 May 08:30AM-11:30PM CESTThe Square Hotel, Hotel Dei Cavalieri, Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club & Tech. emotion Summit

Welcome to Founders Conference in Milan, Italy!

We warmly welcome you to Founders Conference on May 29, 2024 at 9:30 am in Milan with large scale founders for valuable exchange between peers on the reinvention and reshaping of our companies. 

Each participant is requested to register their preferences, taking part in all or just certain individual activities, physically or virtually. Please select your degree of participation by updating your registration now. Check in-mail "Your Details" button. 

Since Milan is really busy this week, please register The Square Hotel asap if you want to book hotel yourself or want Founders Alliance book for you at  including how many nights you want to stay.

During our Founders Conference in Milan, we will have the opportunity to participate in various parts of the program, including the Gala Dinner at the Tech.Emotion Summit

You will find your Personal Program including venue in the Founders Conference Milan App that will be sent to you a week before the conference.

Warm welcome!

Overview

Participants. Founders Conference is part of Founders Alliance consisting of members who pay an annual membership fee. We do not accept any sponsors or other contributions.

Not included: Flight and hotel night at five star hotel. Upon registration, you will be updated on details and developments.

Hotel. We have booked hotel rooms for you at The Square Hotel. Please register your preferences and let us know if you want to book another hotel stay yourself.

Your Founders Group. You will also receive separate information directly from your Group Leader or Day Leader, including specific parts of your group sessions, within one to two weeks before the Founders Conference. 

Founders Ambassadors. If you participate individually, you will receive your placement in a carefully selected workshops two weeks before the conference, and you will receive extended exchange during the day.

Founders Conference Milan App. You will find your Personal Program including venue in the Founders Conference Milan App that will be sent to you a week before the conference.

Dresscode for the Gala: We will participate at the Tech.Emotions Gala with Dresscode Cocktail Attire.

    Program


    03:00 PM

    Meet-Up at The Square Hotel Duomo

    We will all meet-up at The Square Hotel Duomo (Google Maps).

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    The Square Hotel Duomo, Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4
    03:30 PM

    Walk From The Square Hotel Duomo to Tech.Emotions Summit

    The Tech.Emotions Summit is 25-minute walk from The Square Hotel Duomo. Bring your sneakers.

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    Tech Emotion Summit, Triennale Milano, Viale Emilio Alemagna 6, Milan
    04:00 PM

    Tech.Emotion Summit (free VIP) Part 1

    Welcome to Tech.Emotion Summit, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm VIP participation.

    Location: Triennale Milan, Viale Emilio Alemagna, 6 (Google Maps)

    Website: www.techemotionsummit.com

    How does it work?

    The goal is to spread Italian humanism worldwide.

    Participants will not only listen to speakers but also engage in networking with 400 carefully selected attendees, including entrepreneurs, investors, and executives from major global and Italian companies.

    View the program for both days here: Program Tech.emotion Summit

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    Triennale Milano, Viale Emilio Alemagna 6, Milan
    07:00 PM

    Walk to The Square Hotel Duomo

    If anyone wishes and needs to, you can change clothes and arrive a bit late to the Founders Dinner at Hotel Dei Cavalieri, Rooftop Bar.  

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    The Square Hotel Duomo, Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4
    07:30 PM

    Founders Networking & Drink

    Connect, Learn, and Grow with peer founders at our meetup at Hotel Dei Cavalieri Rooftop Bar & Restaurant with business meetings and networking opportunities.

    Networking & Drinks with approximately 30 founders and members.

    Location: Terrace on the top floor of Hotel dei Cavalieri, which is next to The Square Hotel Duomo.

    Address: Piazza Giuseppe Missori, 1 (Google Maps)

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    Hotel dei Cavalieri, Milan, Piazza Giuseppe Missori, 1, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
    08:00 PM

    Founders Dinner

    Founders Dinner at Hotel Dei Cavalieri Rooftop Bar & Restaurant with great food and business networking. 

    We will enjoy a fantastic premium Italian dinner with all the Founders members in Milan, accompanied by a wonderful view.

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    Hotel dei Cavalieri, Milan, Piazza Giuseppe Missori, 1, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
    10:30 PM

    After Dinner Mingle (Optional)


    07:00 AM

    Optional Founders Run Meet or Founders Morning Walk

    Optional Founders Run Meet or Founders Morning Walk, starting at The Square Hotel Duomo. Please let Niclas know (mail) if you plan to participate.

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    The Square Hotel Duomo, Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4
    08:30 AM

    MeetUp & Kick-off Founders Conference Milan

    We MeetUp & Kick-off Founders Conference Milan. 

    Location: Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club, Corso Italia, 10 (Google Maps)

    It is approximately a 3-minute walk from The Square Hotel Duomo.

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    Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club, Corso Italia, 10
    08:50 AM

    Walk to Tech.Emotions Summit

    Walk to Tech.Emotions Summit a 25-minute walk.

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    Tech Emotion Summit, Triennale Milano, Viale Emilio Alemagna 6, Milan
    09:15 AM

    Tech.Emotions Summit Part 2

    Location: Triennale Milan, Viale Emilio Alemagna, 6 (Google Maps)

    View the program: Tech.Emotion Summit Agenda will be opportunities for individual meetings and exchanges, as well as time to work on your own projects if needed. You may also step out for other matters if necessary (though attendance is recommended).

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    Tech Emotion Summit, Triennale Milano, Viale Emilio Alemagna 6, Milan
    01:00 PM

    Lunch Networking Break at Tech.Emotion Summit

    Lunch is served at Tech.Emotion Summit.

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    Tech Emotion Summit, Triennale Milano, Viale Emilio Alemagna 6, Milan
    02:00 PM

    Walk to Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club

    Walk to Founders Conference, Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club, Corso Italia, 10 (Google Maps).

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    Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club, Corso Italia, 10
    02:30 PM

    Founders AI & ESG Workshop

    Founders AI & ESG Workshop

    This workshop is co-created and led by Founders members Malin Lindfors Speace and Carl-Johan Hamilton to delve deeply into the topic with intensive exchanges among all participating Founders members.

    Agenda

    1. Introduction by Malin and Carl-Johan
    2. Roundtable discussions based on each participating founder's experiences and challenges
    3. Full group discussion based on key findings and value for each participant

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    • Malin Speace (LinkedIn): Founder and CEO of Ethos International - sustainability experts, and frequently engaged at the European level on ESG issues. Last week, Malin was a speaker at the European Commission.
    • Carl-Johan Hamilton (LinkedIn): Founder of ANTS - tech recruiters and a leading figure in Sweden in AI and tech industry development, also the founder and host of TechRek Podden.

    Both have been active members of Founders Group 2 in recent years.

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    Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club, Corso Italia, 10
    04:15 PM

    Short Break


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    04:30 PM

    Founders General Workshop

    Founders General Workshop

    Location: Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club, Corso Italia, 10 (Google Maps)

    A flexible workshop based on the exchanges between participating founders to discuss opportunities and challenges in building and owning their companies. This is a nice conclusion to the productive day, preparing us for the Italian power gala.

    The workshop will be led by Niclas Carlsson.

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    Radisson Collection Palazzo Touring Club, Corso Italia, 10
    06:00 PM

    Free time & Get Ready for the Tech.Emotion Gala Dinner

    Free time to get ready for the Tech.Emotion Gala Dinner.

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    07:00 PM

    MeetUp & Walk t to the Gala

     Meetup at the Square Hotel Duomo and then walk to Tech.Emotions Gala Dinner

    Location: The Square Hotel Duomo

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    The Square Hotel Duomo, Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4
    07:30 PM

    Tech.Emotion Summit Gala Dinner

    We are all VIP invited to the Tech.Emotion Summit Gala Dinner.

    Dresscode: Cocktail Attire

    7:30 PM - 11:30 PM+: Emotions Summit Gala Dinner
    Location: Chiostri dell'Umanitaria, Via Francesco Daverio, 7 (Google Maps) 

    Approximately 400-500 Emotions Summit participants: delightful Italian food and drinks, networking, roundtable exchanges, short speeches, and a surprise.

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    Chiostri dell'Umanitaria, Via Francesco Daverio, 7

    Founders Alliance at a Glance

    Founders Alliance was established in 2002 by Niclas Carlsson. Today Founders Alliance is a premium collaborative business forum for founders of large-scale corporations, owners of international growth companies and engaged in multiple social impact initiatives around the globe.

    Founders Alliance facilitates a platform for collaboration for founders (members) incl. Founders Groups, one-to-one introductions, closed online communities, international business trips and events (hybrid).

    The Founders World Summit, which is the annual culmination delivered for the 10th time September 18-19 2024 interlinked with the 23rd Founders Awards Gala September 19, 2024 in Stockholm.

    Its membership comprises over 300 high performing founders owning over 3000 companies in all parts of the world stretching across all industries and areas of expertise.

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

    Want to become a member? Apply here!