IDEA 2016

April 22, 2016 at 8:30 AM | Poznań, Poland

Toptal Sponsored

About the Event

Toptal is supporting the IDEA conference with over 200 designers and developers anticipated in attendance. The IDEA conference is hosted at the computer science department of the Poznań university with support of the local startup scene. Poznań is one of Poland’s leading IT outsourcing centres. The conference is organised in order to incite the creativity among students and promote student entrepreneurship.

The conference focusses on international entrepreneurship, from a product design and development perspective giving attendees valuable advice on how to combine technology and design with business and how to make products succeed on an international playing field. Guest speakers will discuss the best ways to finance and organize their own business and how to connect Poznan with the international startup ecosystem.


09:10 - 09:40 Opening lecture 1 Matthäus Krzykowski, Salisbury Ventures: The Polish roots in the international ecosystem

09:40 - 10:10 Opening lecture 2 Jan Lipczyński, Pearson IOKI: Polish startup ecosystem

10:10 - 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 - 11:20 Alexander Weidauer and Mike Szyndel: International and Polish success startup stories

11:20 - 11:30 Magdalena Diering: US Poland Innovation HUB - polish companies in Silicon Valley

11:30 - 12:00 Networking lunch

12:00 - 12:45 Discussion: First (international) steps for the Polish entrepreneurs

13:00 - 16:00 Workshop: Design and development for international digital products, lead by Danielle Reid and Toptal Designers.

Join us in Poznań on the 22nd of April!


Wydział Matematyki i Informatyki UAM, Umultowska 87,61-001, Poznań, Poland

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