INPHO Venture Summit

What's next to invest in Deeptech?

24-25 October 2024

Palais de la Bourse – Bordeaux

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Investing in early-stage startups is not about addressing today’s issues, it is about fixing tomorrow’s problems.

The next two years will surely look very different than the past two years.

George Ugras

Managing Director of AV8 Ventures and Chairman of INPHO Venture Summit

THE EVENT

Since 2008, INPHO® Venture Summit is a high-end and private gathering where LPs, investors, and large corporations meet to invest in promising solutions to shape the future. The event aims to tackle our world’s most pressing challenges through disruptive technologies.

Appreciated by top decision-makers looking to meet their peers, share insights, analysis, engage in deep and sometimes controversial expert discussions, INPHO® Venture Summit welcomes savvy investors, LPs and corporates interested in deeptech investments, as well as start-ups selected by investors to be challenged live.

As a private event, and in order to maintain a great experience for all our attendees, we have an invite-only format.

Guests

hand-picked decision-makers interested in transformative technology investment

Speakers

World-known and forward-thinking

Countries

from Europe, USA, China, Japan, Israel

Billion

Euros Capital raised

Edition 2024
Schedule

24 OCTOBER,2024 – DAY 1

Palais de la Bourse
10:30 – 12:00 PM

SIDE EVENT
Side Event

Palais de la Bourse
12:00 – 1:25 PM

NETWORKING
Networking Lunch

Palais de la Bourse
1:30 – 1:40 PM

KEY NOTE
Welcome Address

George Ugras, Chairman INPHO Venture Summit.

Palais de la Bourse
1:40 – 2:10 PM

Panel discussions

20 min series + 10 min Q&A

What are you investing in today? What are you most excited today?

George Ugras AV8, Eric Benhamou BGV, François Tison 360 Capital, Mathieu Costes Airbus Ventures, Christian Reitberger Matterwave Ventures, Dieter Kraft TRUMPF Venture, more to come

Palais de la Bourse
2:15 – 2:45 PM

Panel discussions

20 min series + 10 min Q&A

Enabling GenAI - What are the infrastructure / compute opportunities ?

Eric Benhamou BGV, Mathieu Costes Airbus Ventures, more to come

Palais de la Bourse
2:50 – 3:35 PM

Pitch
TOP VCs selected Start-ups

Start-ups will be invited to pitch – 5 mn. Each pitch will be followed by a challenging discussion with investors.

To apply click here

Palais de la Bourse
3:35 – 4:00 PM

BREAK
Coffee Break & Networking

Palais de la Bourse
4:00 – 4:30 PM

Panel discussions

20 min series + 10 min Q&A

What are your top use cases for GenAI and Quantum technologies?

Benoit Foubert SLB, Dieter Kraft TRUMPF Venture, Nicolas Leterrier Schneider Electric, Jean Gabriel Boinot Tramoni Quantonation, Hind Beaujon Pfeiffer Vacuum (TBC)

Palais de la Bourse
4:30 – 5:15 PM

Pitch
TOP VCs selected Start-ups

Start-ups will be invited to pitch – 5 mn. Each pitch will be followed by a challenging discussion with investors.

To apply click here

Palais de la Bourse
5:20 – 5:50 PM

Panel discussions

20 min series + 10 min Q&A

Tech-Bio: the next investment wave driving innovation in health

George Ugras AV8, Owkin (TBC), more to come

Palais de la Bourse
5:50 – 6:15 PM

Keynote
Climate Tech - Nouvelle Aquitaine Region President expectations on private investment

Alain Rousset, President of Nouvelle Aquitaine Region and selected industries representatives, followed by a discussion with investors like Dieter Kraft TRUMPF Venture and Christian Reitberger Matterwave

Palais de la Bourse
6:15 – 6:25 PM

Keynote
Concluding remarks for Day 1

George Ugras (AV8 Ventures)

Palais de la Bourse
6:30 PM

Networking
Cocktail & Diner

Attendees are welcomed to enjoy a cocktail reception in the town hall of Bordeaux at the Palais de la Bourse.

25 OCTOBER,2024 – DAY 2
Palais de la Bourse
8:50 – 9:00 AM
Keynote
Welcome Back

George Ugras, Chairman INPHO Venture Summit

Palais de la Bourse
9:00 – 9:20 AM
KEYNOTE 1

 

LPs, the Pros and Cons of investing in Deeptech

Isomer (TBC)

Palais de la Bourse
9:30 – 10:00 AM
Pitch
TOP VCs selected Start-ups

Start-ups will be invited to pitch – 5 mn. Each pitch will be followed by a challenging discussion with investors.

To apply click here

Palais de la Bourse
10:00 – 10:20 AM
BREAK
Coffee Break & Networking
Palais de la Bourse
10:30 – 11:00 AM
Panel discussions

20 min series + 10 min Q&A

What are the most exciting energy-related technologies to meet the exploding demand?

François Tison 360, Guillaume Tremblay Westinghouse, Thales (tbc), Geoffroy Dubus Demeter, more to come

Palais de la Bourse
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Pitch
TOP VCs selected Start-ups

Start-ups will be invited to pitch – 5 mn. Each pitch will be followed by a challenging discussion with investors

To apply click here

Palais de la Bourse
11:40 – 12:10 AM

Panel discussions

20 min series + 10 min Q&A

What is the company you'd launch today to present at Inpho 2026?

Aymerik Renard Hardware Club, TM Ravi The Hive, Eric Benhamou BGV, more to come

Palais de la Bourse
12:10 – 1:00 PM

Parallel Workshops
Breakdown in networking workshops and discussions series

Before and during INPHO, attendees will select the topics they would like to deep dive in among the following, through dedicated sessions gathering smaller number of people.

1. Quantum Investors
or
2. Blue Economy – Ports management and energy hubs 
or
3. Industry 5.0
or
4. PhotonHub
or
5. Better Health

Palais de la Bourse
1:10 – 1:20 PM

Firechat
Rapidfire Q&A

Learnings, Opportunities in 5 questions, moderated by George Ugras

Palais de la Bourse
1:20 – 1:30 PM

Award Ceremony
INPHO 2024 Award Ceremony & Conclusion

The INPHO 2024 Prize will be awarded to the most promising startup (5 000 euros), followed by conclusion by George Ugras, President INPHO Venture Summit and Hervé Floch, CEO Alpha-RLH.

Want to Join us?

Private investors’ Editorial Committee

Our committee has designed the Summit for you to tackle our world’s biggest challenges through unconventional discussions and breakthrough technologies.
AymeriK Renard

AymeriK Renard

General Partner at Hardware Club

Géraldine Andrieux

Géraldine Andrieux

Chief Executive Officer at Blumorpho

Jean-Gabriel Boinot-Tramoni

Jean-Gabriel Boinot-Tramoni

Principal at Quantonation

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conference
venue

This year again the conferences will take place at Place de la Bourse, an idyllic situation in a cultural environment and close from the historic center.

This place offers a perfect setting because of its unique position along the Garonne River and its proximity to the largest hotels and shops.