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30 May 18:00 - 22:00Vävenscenen

Umeå Tech Arena: Going Global

Tech companies from our region are doing extremely well internationally. That’s something to celebrate. Startups are recognizing the benefits of going global from the start. That’s something to encourage. Our lives and businesses are in constant connection to world-wide opportunities. That’s something to embrace.

And that’s exactly what we are doing at Umeå Tech Arena May 30, Going Global!

Welcome to Väven for an evening of inspiring stories and networking with new and old friends. We start in the Black Box as usual, with guests from close and afar. After the show (shorter than last time) we willl all go upstairs to P5 to enjoy a bite to eat, some vibrant music and startup energy.

Participation is free of charge. Sign up now, seats are limited!
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18.00-20.00 Going Global at Väven Scenen. 
20.00-23.00 Summer party upstairs at P5

More speakers will be announced shortly.

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Sybille Zola Mortensen
Head of Sales in the Nordics at Facebook

Helping companies grow through Facebook´s platforms
With a diverse background in both chemical engineering and economics from Copenhagen university and Business School, Sybille started out in the media and tech industry in Scandinavia, working 10 years in various media companies such as Yahoo, Eniro, JP/POL and Berlingske. Her solid knowledge and experience within digital media and advertising led her to Dublin, where she joined Google as their Sales Manager for Norway and Finland. After two exciting years, she decided to further stretch her skills and joined the highly growth and user oriented Facebook in their International Headquarters in Dublin last summer, as their Head of Sales for the Nordics. 

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Ulrika Viklund
CEO at Plejmo and MagineTv. Former Director of International Growth at Spotify.

Took Spotify world-wide
Ulrika Viklund led the taskforce responsible for taking Spotify world-wide. During her time there, 2011-2014, Spotify launched in 55 countries. Today Ulrika Viklund is CEO at Plejmo and MagineTv, both part of the streaming platform Magine. She also co-founded the new startup hotspot in Åre, House Be.

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Tim Benzie
Business Partnership Consultant at Enterprise Europe Network in London

Helps companies find partnerships in Europe
Tim Benzie helps companies and academics in the South East of England to find new European partners for the co-development of innovative technology, manufacturing and licensing agreements, and to join bids for major funding. Tim is Acting Chair of the BioChemTech sector group within EEN and is an observer board member of the Cryogenic Society of Europe. He has worked with EEN since its inception in 2008.

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