Eleven European VC funds with €6 billion under management will be present at the two-day event. Growth Day. Day One will cover opportunities such as business finance, mezzanine debt, private equity and new alternative vs. traditional solutions, featuring round tables, interviews and master classes to exchange experiences. Organized by the Portuguese Family Businesses Association, the conference will cover aspects of corporate governance as well as solid business themes of interest to all types of SME and family-owned businesses.
Over 20 European startups have been selected to present and jury members from the VC industry will pick the most promising. Investment in the health care sector has been witnessing a steady growth: in Europe alone, start-ups in this area received a total investment of approximately 4 billion Euros in 2018. Day two is organized by Hovione Capital, a VC company specialized in healthcare investments.
In keeping with Web Summit festivities, a gala dinner is being included in the programme. It will take place on November 7th, at the Kais Restaurant and 100-foot wave surfer Garrett McNamara will be the keynote speaker.