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Hi there,

The week starts quite hot (not meaning weather). We got to know that Holaluz is planning on doing an IPO by the end of November. We will keep you posted about that!

Flying cars is not just a sci-fi idea but also a big business. German flying car startup Lilium has been talking to investors about raising a huge funding round sized between $400M and $500M. If they succeed, they could join the unicorn club as Grammarly has recently done. join Grammarly having unicorn status.

The HR management software Factorial has just launched its brand new app to improve the relationship between companies and employees. This, together with its recent announcement of its partnership with Signaturit makes it for a very solid product!

– Itnig’s team

Podcast #109: Entrepreneur and investor at Y Combinator

In this week’s podcast, Helena Torras talks about her learnings at different life experiences. She is an entrepreneur and an investor with a large experience in the startup sector having raised funds several times for different companies.

Helena explains her experience at the cloud-management platform Abiquo and how startups should do business with corporates. We also discuss the business model of B-Wom, her femtech startup, check it out!

This week’s podcast is brought to you by Quipu, the definitive solution to manage your business. Manage, invoicen and administrate your professional activity from a single place and with the help of a professional.

New funding for startups 

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Online Worldwide Tech Events – Quarantine alternative

An endless list of events have been canceled due to COVID-19. Good thing is that anything, or almost anything, can be online. Lockdowns are stressful and we’re desperate for entertainment. Here’s a list of some interesting online worldwide tech events:

Live event streamed online for networking and learning opportunities

Domopalooza

When? Starting on March 18

About: This event is usually happening in Utah, but this year it happened online. Their agenda of the day: “Product Innovation, Driving Business Forward at Record Speed, Customer Behind the Scenes and Product Sneaks and Feedback”. Most importantly, you can watch replays on their website. You will need to register to access all videos.

Ticket: Conferences online are free.

GPU Technology Conference

When? March 25

About: Trainings, webinars, experts… GTC Digital is offering a panel of demos, talks and researches to its audience. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to connect with experts but also learn from the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute for DLI training and more…

Ticket: You will need to create an account and complete your information. You have the possibility to choose the topics you are interested in.

  • Digital conference pass: you get access to all conferences.
    • Price: 0€
  • Live online DLI workshops
    • Price: 79€/workshop
  • Live online DLI training
    • Price: 39€/workshop

The Developer Show

When? April 9

About: This event discusses about Chat Apps. The platform organising the meetup is Zoom and you will be able to chat with Zoom Developer experts. Also, special guest speaker such as Dustin McCormick from Docket will be attending The Developer Show. But not only, Tommy Gaessler and Zhenggan Zheng will be presenting a new developer tool. Don’t miss it!

Ticket: You need to register here. You will receive a link to join the meeting.

Startup Safari

When? April 23-24

About: Startup Safari is 2 days open doors for startup ecosystems: startups, companies, VCs and accelerators open their doors for attendees. Meanwhile, they have switched to an online version of the festival: online talks, forums, interactive programs and workshops. It is certainly a great opportunity to network and interact with people from around the globe.

Other online worldwide tech events like Startup Safari are happening in Germany such as Leipzig (May 28-29), Cologne (June 22), DĂĽsseldorf (June 22) and Munich (October 20-23)

Ticket: You get access to all conferences, online networking and more.

  • Price: 7€

Are you a sponsor? If you would like to reach an international audience, Safari is offering you to partner up. More information here.

IBM Think Digital Event Experience

When? May 5-7

About: From hybrid multi-cloud to AI, you will discover the last innovations on the market. You can participate to live sessions with speakers from all around the world. This is an event where you will increase your knowledge and have the possibility to network with great people.

Ticket: The event is free. You will need to create an account on IBM in order to obtain your ticket.

IBM organises other events around the globe.

OCP Global Summit

When? May 11-15

About: What should you expect? “Expo Hall talks, the OCP Experience Center and the OCP Future Technologies Symposium”. All of their events will be streaming live. As a result you will be able to participate to Q&A sessions and live chat. More information will come via their website.

Ticket: The event is free.

Are you a sponsor? This event is offering you the opportunity to become one.

Virtual Dreaming

When? May 16

About: This is a 24-hour event where you will be able to attend three online webinars. If you are an architect, a developer or an admin, well this Salesforce meeting is for you. You can join whenever you feel like it.

Ticket: Virtual Dreaming is free. However, you need to register here.

Are you a sponsor? You can support the event by filling this form.

Microsoft Build 2020

When? May 19-21

About: Learn – Connect – Code. This is one of the online worldwide tech events – the rendez-vous of developers, entrepreneurs and innovation. The full session list will be available soon on their website.

They are offering you a digital experience. Developers, you will be able to attend the conferences online. For now, you can subscribe to receive all information by email.

Ticket: The event is free.

HR Tech APAC

When? June 16-17

About: Turning HR into a digital and practical experience is the goal. The sessions will be hosted by tech industry leaders and experts. They will talk about solutions, innovations… You can find more information on their website.

Ticket: The event is free. You need to register here.

HR Exchange Network is a community for HR professionals. They communicate the latests news in the HR world, projects, enterprises… They organise events in Europe and the United States. By registering on their website, you will also join a huge online network.

Collision

When? June 22-25

About: Tech lovers no need to worry – Collision is still happening but in virtual. You can join the event from home and enjoy “talks from tech CEOs, international policymakers and global cultural figures”. In other words, you will not be disappointed! 

Ticket: You need to register via email. They will send more information soon.

Want to partner up with Collision? It is possible here.

HR Tech Online Summit – North America

When? June 23-24

About:  This online meeting will discuss about the possible technology issues one encounters with HR. Moreover, speakers will talk about the successful applications and future innovations in the industry.

Ticket: The event is free. You will need to register here.

Are you a sponsor? This kind of sponsorship allows you to interact with an audience, but you will also have access to new teams looking for support. You need to contact Dorene Rettas to get more information.

We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. These days are perfect for everything we didn’t have time for before!