Innovate46 Leveraging Impact – How Forward-Thinking Organizations Create Growth and Profit Through Impact

NASDAQ MarketSite, New York City – October 16, 2019 #I46

Leveraging Impact
How Forward-Thinking Organizations Create Growth and Profit Through Impact

On October 16, 2019, SACCNY will showcase and bring together impact movers and shakers, scale-up entrepreneurs and ventures, forward-thinking larger corporations and investors to meet, share and discuss with organizations who are breaking ground and leveraging impact as the core of their business strategy.

This year, Innovate46 will dive into the importance of creating impact through business – or – business through impact. No matter what order you choose to look at it, making a difference while making money – creating jobs and wealth, while creating a better world, is an unbeatable business model! Sweden is at the forefront of this movement and Innovate46 2019 will explore how public and private sector actors on both sides of the Atlantic are making a positive societal and environmental impact, while creating profitable organizations.

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Leveraging Impact – How Forward-Thinking Organizations Create Growth and Profit Through Impact

On October 16, 2019, SACCNY will showcase and bring together impact movers and shakers, scale-up entrepreneurs and ventures, forward-thinking larger corporations and investors to meet, share and discuss with organizations who are breaking ground and leveraging impact as the core of their business strategy.

This year, Innovate46 will dive into the importance of creating impact through business – or – business through impact. No matter what order you choose to look at it, making a difference while making money – creating jobs and wealth, while creating a better world, is an unbeatable business model! Sweden is at the forefront of this movement and Innovate46 2019 will explore how public and private sector actors on both sides of the Atlantic are making a positive societal and environmental impact, while creating profitable organizations.

A warm welcome to Innovate46!

PARTNERS

MAIN PARTNERS

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

WHY ATTEND?

WHY ATTEND?

ENTREPRENEUR

Take the opportunity to meet and greet with other Swedish and American entrepreneurs in the tech capital of the world: New York.

CORPORATIONS AND INVESTORS

Gain valuable insights into the world of corporate-startup collaboration through our speakers and workshops with cutting-edge entrepreneurs.

STARTUPS

Participate in a one-of-a-kind accelaration program in New York, serving as a platform for startups looking to expand to the United States.

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DATE

October 16, 2019

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TIME

8:15 am – 5:00 pm

PLACE

Nasdaq MarketSite, Times Square, New York City
Due to safety regulations, you are required to bring a valid photo ID

SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS

MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE IDEAS THAT WILL ROCK OUR WORLD TOMORROW, TODAY.

JOSHUA COHEN

Managing Partner at GIANT Innovation Master of Ceremonies

“The beauty of a conference like Innovate46, is that it brings together people with a deep and practical understanding of how companies and organizations can be successful and drive change for the better at the same time. I look forward to the opportunity to learn from and be a part of a dialog that will undoubtedly change the way many of us do business.”
– JOSHUA COHEN, MASTER OF CEREMONIES 2019

JOSHUA COHEN

Managing Partner at GIANT Innovation Master of Ceremonies

“The beauty of a conference like Innovate46, is that it brings together people with a deep and practical understanding of how companies and organizations can be successful and drive change for the better at the same time. I look forward to the opportunity to learn from and be a part of a dialog that will undoubtedly change the way many of us do business.”
– JOSHUA COHEN, MASTER OF CEREMONIES 2019

SPEAKERS 2019

KEY NOTES

CECILIA QVIST

Global Head of Markets, Spotify

Cecilia Qvist
Qvist is the Global Head of Markets at Spotify, overseeing its international business and is responsible for global growth and product localization efforts. A digital strategy and multi-market growth expert, Qvist has previously held positions at Ericsson, Swedbank and Nasdaq OMX. Qvist holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.

BRUCE GRANT

Executive Chairman, Applied Value Group

Bruce Grant
Mr. Grant combines experience as an Entrepreneur, Board Director, and Executive Management Advisor to global corporations. His expertise and experience ranges from Strategy and Turn-Around Implementation to Organizational and Supply Chain best practices. Mr. Grant was head of Arthur D Little North America as well as its Strategy and Global Supply Chain Practices before founding the Applied Value Group.

STEVE RADER

CEO & Principal of Crowd Resources Consulting

Steve Rader
Rader is CEO/Principal of Crowd Resources Consulting, also currently the Deputy Manager for NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaboration focusing on the infusion of Open Innovation techniques across the federal government. Rader has worked at NASA for 30 years. Rader has a mechanical engineering degree from Rice University.

IMPACT INVESTING – PANEL

EVAN HARVEY

Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq

WENDY XIAO SCHADECK

Investment Manager, Northzone

GUSTAV STENBECK

CEO, Mestro

MOMO BI

Director, New York Ventures

JUSTIN SMITHLINE

Partner, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

FOUR PERSPECTIVES ON IMPACT – PANEL

HELENA ROBERTSSON

Global Head of Family Enterprise Services, EY

TEODORA BERKOVA

VP of Global Sustainability & Innovation, Pearson Education

TORD WINGREN

Founder and Advisor, BrainLit

LISA REJLER

Board Member, Rejlers & Member of the National Jury for EY Entrepreneur of the Year

FIRESIDE CHAT

LISA LINDSTRÖM

Founder & CEO, Doberman

KATIE DENTON

Creative Director, Doberman

Lisa Lindström is a founder and CEO of Doberman, a design firm with offices in New York and Stockholm. Lisa is one of Sweden’s strongest voices for the power of business innovation and leadership to impact society. Katie Denton is the Creative Director of the Doberman New York studio. Both Lisa and Katie believe that design can change the world. 

ON STAGE: INNOVATORS, INVESTORS, ENTREPRENEURS, STARTUPS & MORE

LEVERAGE THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM: MEET SWEDEN'S TOP ENTRPRENEURS

EMBRACE DISRUPTION THROUGH COLLABORATION: EXPO, WORKSHOPS AND MORE

ON STAGE: INNOVATORS, INVESTORS, ENTREPRENEURS, STARTUPS & MORE

LEVERAGE THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM: MEET SWEDEN'S TOP ENTRPRENEURS

EMBRACE DISRUPTION THROUGH COLLABORATION: EXPO, WORKSHOPS AND MORE

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE

8:15 AM – 5:00 PM

8:15 AM

Registration and Breakfast

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Master of Ceremonies: Joshua Cohen, Managing Partner, GIANT Innovation

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Cecilia Qvist, Global Head of Markets at Spotify

 

Scaleup Showcase Part I, Swedish Energy Agency

  • I-Tech
  • Spotscale
  • Kasi Technologies
  • Azelio
  • CargoSpace24

10:30 AM

Morning Break

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Bruce Grant, Executive Chairman at Applied Value Group

PANEL: How to Leverage Impact in a Forward-Thinking Organization – Four Perspectives
Helena Robertsson, Global Head of Enterprise Services, EY
Teodora Berkova, VP of Global Sustainability & Innovation, Pearson Education
Tord Wingren, Founder and Advisor, BrainLit
Lisa Rejler, Board Member, Rejlers and Member of the National Jury for EY Entrepreneur of the Year

12:00 PM

Lunch Break

PANEL: Driving Forces of the Impact Scene – An Investor’s Perspective
Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq
Wendy Xiao Schadeck, Investment Manager, Northzone
Gustav Stenbeck, CEO, Mestro
Momo Bi, Director, New York Ventures
Moderator, Justin Smithline, Partner, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Steve Rader, CEO & Principle at Crowd Resources Consulting

2:15 PM

Afternoon Break

Scaleup Showcase Part II, Swedish Energy Agency

  • Velove Bikes
  • CarbonCloud
  • Waves4Power
  • Spowdi

 

Fireside Chat
Lisa Lindström, Founder & CEO, Doberman
Katie Denton, Creative Director, Doberman

 

Workshops
David Dabscheck
, CEO, GIANT Innovation
Dennis Pamlin
, Senior Advisor, RISE & Lead, Mission Innovation, Climate Neutral Solutions Initiative

5:00 PM

Wrap Up & End of Conference

Post-Conference Mingle at Gateway
900 Third Avenue, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10022


Gateway Tour & Presentation by Anna Throne-Holst, President of SACCNY
BrainLit Presentation

EXPO

EXPO

AT THE CUTTING-EDGE OF TECH AND INNOVATION

 

Bringing the Swedish Scaleup Scene to New York City

This year, The Swedish-American of Commerce in New York and the Swedish Energy Agency will host the ever so successful Innovate46-week in New York. A five-day Acceleration Week is held at multiple locations, including the innovation platform Gateway, for Swedish scaleup companies which have the ambition to expand into the U.S. market. Upon finishing Acceleration Week, the companies will have acquired world-class connections, coupled with know-how and practical resources in how to optimize their business in the U.S. These companies will pitch at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square, New York.

2019 SCALEUP COMPANIES

2019 SCALEUP COMPANIES

Ingredient technology for fuel saving marine antifouling coatings.

3D image processing software for real estate owners.

Solutions for increased combustion engine fuel efficiency for Automotive and Commercial vehicle market.

Redefining wind and solar power to reliably power 24/7.

Increased logistics efficiency in supply chain.

Fossil-free logistical solutions in urban environments.

Calculating climate footprint on food.

Wave power without electrical installations on the seabed.

Solar powered water saving irrigation system.

What they say about us

Super well-organized and especially extremely good networking opportunities with new leads which SACCNY helped me with. Let me know if I can assist you [startups] with anything. – Mats, Tinitell

I would like to thank the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and SACCNY for such a great program where you enable startups to reach future partners and investors. – Dimitris & Rasmus, IAMI

It was extremely well organized! Thanks to SACCNY and the Swedish agency for Economic and Regional Growth. (And to all you other startups, we will be following your endeavors. If ever you need help in Malmö, please do reach out! Needless to say, that goes for all of you) – Ted & Daniel, StudyBee

Great and professional in every aspect. [This program] creates a great bridge between Sweden and New York with a bunch of newcontacts. Many thanks! – Puyan, Saleskick

WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS

Work with innovation leaders and take away skills that will bring your company to the forefront of leveraging impact.

2019’s WORKSHOPS

David Dabcheck

CEO of GIANT Innovation
David Dabscheck is the CEO of GIANT Innovation, which transforms the way organizations and people think and act to become world-class innovators. David has helped a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies, global NGOs, and public sector agencies develop and implement sustainable innovation and creativity programs. He is an advisory board member for several Israeli and New York technology companies, a mentor for many leading accelerator programs and the founder of the Innovation Leaders Round Table, a New York City based gathering of over 100 executive and senior level innovation practitioners. GIANT Innovation’s methodology was developed by David together with its Academic Advisory Board and combines the best of design thinking, lean startup, creativity and storytelling principles.
David has served as a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Business School in innovation strategy, an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and an adjunct professor for the National Science Foundation’s Innovation-Corps program. He is also a thought-leader on innovation topics and his work has appeared in publications such as Fast Company, the Boston Globe, the Observer, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. David holds a MBA from Columbia University, a MA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and undergraduate degrees from the University of Queensland.

DENNIS PAMLIN

Senior Advisor, RISE & Lead, Mission Innovation, Climate Neutral Solutions Initiative

Pamlin is a senior advisor at RISE, senior associate at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, visiting research fellow at the Research Center of Journalism and Social Development at Renmin university, advisor to Centre for Sustainable Development at Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).and accelerator of digital sustainability/net-positive at Cybercom.
Currently, he is leading Mission Innovation 1.5C compatible solution initative with the Avoided Emissions Framework and a Trend Scanning project with UNDP and UNFCC.

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AWARD

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Date: October 16, 2019 
Time: 8:15 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Nasdaq MarketSite 4 Times Square, New York
Due to safety regulations, you are required to bring a valid photo ID.

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