Wayra and the Americas Venture Capital Conference are proud to announce to the investors community Wayra´s first international Demo Day (the first of a series of international showcase events) that will gather some of the best entrepreneurial talent being accelerated in Wayra spaces around the world.

17 startups. 11 countries. 1 acceleration model.

This event (Miami, December 12th) will be hosted by The LAB Miami as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week and the Americas Venture Capital Conference (Miami, December 13th - 14th).

In the next weeks we will be posting a more precise schedule and information about the startups taking the stage as we get closer to the event.

This Wayra demoDay is primarily for accredited investors (priority for active seed-stage investors), Wayra team from all over the world, advisors and other players that would like to know and join the Wayra family. The Amerigo Innovation funds will be joining us.

If you are an investor and want to join Global demoDay 2012 or need more information, please email Aitor Goyenechea or Agustín Moro and we will get back to you. Due to space constraints, we may not be able fit everyone but we will surely do our best!

speaker

Gerald Brady is a managing director within SVB’s Venture Capital Group, hired to lead two important initiatives for the company. He is responsible for leading SVB’s Entrepreneur Services Group as well as the company’s work with corporate venture and corporate development groups.

Brady oversees a team dedicated to supporting emerging technology and life science companies, by engaging

founders and CEOs with relevant, high-impact programming and networking events to add significant value during their development stages.

Brady also maintains and develops relationships with corporate venture and corporate development groups, which the company believes will play an increasingly important role in the venture ecosystem in the future. Brady holds an honors degree from Kingston University, an MBA

from Cranfield University and he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Brady served as chairman of the NVCA’s Corporate Venture Group from 2006-2007.

agenda Wednesday, 12th December 2012
14:00
Welcome & Registration

The LAB Miami

 

14:30
Opening Wayra

Global demoDay by Gonzalo Martín-Villa

14:45
Guest Speaker

Gerald Brady (Silicon Valley Bank)

15:10
Pitch Round #1

 

16:45
Pitch Round #2
 
19:00
Wayra demoDay Cocktail

Open to Miami Investors & Entrepreneur Community, Endeavor and AVCC attendees.

Wynwood Kitchen & Bar

           

Wayra is a Telefónica Digital initiative whose main goal is to promote innovation and identify talent in Latin America and Europe.

Its global acceleration model helps entrepreneurs develop disrutive products and services, providing them with technological tools, qualified mentors, a cutting edge working space and the financing required to accelerate their growth.

Already present in 11 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Germany, Ireland, México, Spain, Perú, United Kingdom and Venezuela) Wayra¹s calls For projects have received more than 13,000 applications from new digital businesses, making it one of the leading platforms for identifying technological talent in Latin America and Europe.

Its offices in Bogotá, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Lima, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Caracas, Sao Paulo, Santiago de Chile, Munich and Dublin currently host more than 170 startups.

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