WE'BIZ Talk "The power of effectuation: From Startup to ScaleUp"*
*Sessão integralmente falada em língua inglesa
ENG | GENERAL INFORMATION
"The power of effectuation: From Startup to ScaleUp" will be discussed in the next session of WE'BIZ Talks. Christian Schröder, Director Business Development at Rocket Internet and Director at Global Founders Capital, is the special guest of this session scheduled for the next 12 July (4:30 pm - 7:30 pm) and organised by ANJE with a clear purpose: share with Portuguese investors, startups, scaleups, corporates or entrepreneurship lovers a different approach of the startup process, as well different experiences of many companies in the portfolio of Soheil Mirpour that executed aggressive scaleup or internationalisation strategies. The WE'BIZ Talk of July will take place at ANJE headquarters and introduce the holidays period with an informal atmosphere during all the session and a sunset party in the end with the landscape of Douro as the scenario.
WE'BIZ Talks are sessions scheduled by ANJE - National Young Entrepreneurs Association that aim to provide relevant knowledge for the Portuguese ecosystem players and companies, contributing to the growth of the investment level in the national economy.
PT | ENQUADRAMENTO
"The power of effectuation: From Startup to ScaleUp" será o tema em reflexão na próxima sessão das WE'BIZ Talks. Christian Schröder, Director Business Development da Rocket Internet e Director da Global Founders Capital, é o convidado especial da iniciativa agendada para o próximo dia 12 de julho (16h30-19h30) e organizada pela ANJE com um propósito claro: partilhar com os investidores, as startups, as scaleups, as corporates e os amantes do empreendedorismo em Portugal uma abordagem diferente do processo startup, bem como algumas experiências diferentes de empresas integradas no portefólio de Soheil Mirpour que levaram a cabo estratégias agressivas de scaleup e internacionalização. A WE'BIZ Talk de julho terá lugar na Sede Nacional da ANJE, no Porto, e abre hostilidades para o período de férias, propondo um ambiente mais informal e descontraído durante toda a tarde, que culminará com uma sunset party com vista privilegiada para o rio Douro.
Recorde-se que as WE'BIZ Talks são sessões organizadas pela ANJE com o propósito de partilhar conhecimento relevante com os players e as empresas do ecossistema nacional, contribuindo diretamente para o aumento do nível de investimento na economia nacional. Tudo isto, através da facilitação do contacto entre os agentes nacionais e mentores, investidores, VC's e corporates com provas dadas no mercado global.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER | SOBRE O ORADOR
Christian Schröder is Director Business Development at Rocket Internet and Director at Global Founders Capital. The investor has a huge experience in positions directly related to the investment in new businesses. Graduated at Shangai Tongji University, University of South California and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, the VC began his professional career as a member of the Investment Banking Division at Bank of America Merril Lynch. Christian also cofounded Kaymu and performed as Interim COO at Movinga. Since 2014, Christian Schröder is Director Business Development at Rocket Internet and assumes direct responsibility for accelerating the portfolio of companies of the venture capital player. The investor is also Director at Global Founders Capital, supporting startups by providing know-how in the local ecosystems and the sales or marketing areas. Actually, the positions held at Rocket Internet and Global Founders Capital allow Christian Schröder to contact with many promising startups and build a network with influence in different geographies of the globe, as well an international footprint marked by exits in different continents. The modus operandi of Rocket Internet and Global Founders Capital contribute for a privileged know-how for the VC, because Christian invests in companies in differents stages that go from Seed to Growth.
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