In workshops and keynote speeches, you, as a young company, can learn from other start-ups how the right ownership structure can anchor your company’s values into its legal DNA. You’ll get input and learn from other’s experiences on the following question:
Reports will feature CEOs and founders of Buffer.com, Sharetribe, Soulbottles and well-known investors such as Albert Wenger (Union Square Venture).
Waschbär and Colsman KG – Topic: Succession. Succession in Family Business 2.0. – Values and ability – instead of blood – relations as guiding principles
Voelkel and Sorpetaler Fensterbau – Steward-ownership and family. How can family and new ownership work together?
Elobau and Schmidt-Gevelsberg – Foundation ownership as a solution for SMEs
Keynote: Thomas Jorberg – Why banks should care about corporate ownership – and how to finance new ownership forms.
Panel: What are the paths for financing steward-owned
companies? Private equity, loans, buy-outs, start-up financing.
Albert Wenger: Why the Digital Economy is calling for new forms of ownership
Steen Thomsen – Companies that belong to themselves – Foundation owned companies: how these forms of ownership can make companies more successful