Welcome to the Access2Europe Presentation Event in 4YFN by Peninsula

Wednesday 28 February

Monjuïc Room / Sala Príncipe 


European Market Access Programme

We are pleased to present Access2Europe that helps European startups enter and scale up in other EU markets by bridging key tech ecosystems. This consortium of four partners represent the major European startup hubs: CUBE (Berlin), Tehnopol (Tallinn), the French-German Chamber of Commerce (Paris) and Peninsula (Barcelona)


  • 14:00 - 14:40

    Panel : Relationships between Startups and Corporations
    with IESE Business School

    Startups and Corporations need to find a middle ground when communicating if they wish to succeed, which, of course, is the ultimate goal. David Cerqueda, Digital General Manager in Grupo Godó de Comunicación with Sebastián Barajas, CEO in Ubiqum and  Estela González, Head of New Business Development in SEAT with  Sergio Sánchez, CMO  in Artelnics; talking about their experience in Corporate Venturing. Moderated by Juan Luis Segurado. Organized in collaboration with IESE Business School.

  • 14:40 - 15:00

    Keynote: The challenge of developing hardware

    by Heriberto Saldivar, PhD. (M.D. Robotics & Drones)

    Hardware development as IoT, wearables is the new frontier, and it usually goes through China, that it is not an easy way. We can understand why and see how, with our partners, we can ease that way.
  • 15:00 - 15:20

    Keynote: Success case of corporate venturing. Suez & SmartMonkey
    by Xavier Ruiz (SmartMonkey CEO) and Daniel Cardelús (Suez)
     SmartMonkey, startup with a AI Logistics software applying their solution to the operations in Agbar.
  • 15:20 - 16:00

    Coffee Break and Networking with Access2Europe Partners Networking with the partners from the European Consortium Access2Europe.
  • 16:00 - 16:10

    Announcement for the European Market Access Programme: Access2Europe

    by Raul Escolano (Innovation Manager)

    Would you like to have a win-win collaboration with an ecosystem of entrepreneurs to find synergies with partners to complement your expertise and reducing the time to market of pilots with startups? Peninsula and his partners (CUBE, Tehnopol, French-German Chamber of Commerce) offers a global startup ecosystem combined with strong curriculum and continuous training to offer the entrepreneurs in our program access to the resources they need to rapidly create a business.
  • 16:10 - 16:55

    Panel: How build bridges in Europe that work for startups and corporates

    by Access2Europe partners

    Berlin, Tallinn, Paris and Barcelona talking about their entrepreneurial ecosystems. Didac Lee explaining the ecosystem of Barcelona.
  • 16:55 - 18:00

    Scaleup Mentoring Sessions with Europe and local experts & investors

    by Partners from Access2Europe

    You can talk directly to the people from Cube in Berlin, the French-German Chamber of Commerce, The Tehnopol Park in Tallinn or Peninsula to understand what are the benefits and the difficulties for giving your next step in those countries.