hy! summit took place March 19-20, 2014 and brought together 250 hand-selected top executives from established industries, startup founders, thought leaders and policy makers, discussing innovative technologies and Europe’s digital transformation.
The aim of hy! summit has been to foster collaboration between established European industries and disruptive startups. The event offered an exclusive and intimate environment where new connections could be made, where best practices were shared, and where participants from both sides could discuss how to collaborate in fields like research, production, and distribution.
“The VC of the future is software”
“Only the unconventional deals truly make a difference”
“There is a need for a lot of the large businesses in Europe to find ways to partially reinvent themselves, finding ways to partner with the digital economy and startups”
The fireside sessions offered an exclusive learning and innovation platform. Obeying the Chatham House Rule, they provided a unique and intimate environment where founders and executives met at eye level, shared experiences and challenges, learned from each other and created valuable connections. Every participant could jump into the conversation and become a part of it.