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Hot Topics announces an all-star line-up for its Stockholm 2014 event

20th March 2014, London and Stockholm:
The Hot Topics team has today announced an all-star speaker line-up ahead of its Stockholm 2014 event on Thursday 10th April.

Hot Topics, which hosts showpiece events in Barcelona, Stockholm, New York, Silicon Valley and London, in addition to creating a monthly publication, has become recognised as the platform through which global technology leaders, innovators & influencers connect, understand and shape the industry.

Featuring leaders and innovators from across the Scandinavian tech eco-system, the following panellists have been announced:

  • Hjalmar Winbladh, CEO, Wrapp

  • Alan Mamedi, CEO, Truecaller

  • Mattias Hjelmstedt, CEO, Magine

  • Carl Waldekranz, CEO, Tictail

  • Manu Gupta, Partner, Lakestar

  • Hans Otterling, Partner, Northzone

  • Mans Hultman, Partner, Zobito

  • Frank Meehan, General Partner, Spark Labs Global Ventures

  • Theis Sodergaard, COO & Co-Founder, Vivino

  • Kerstin Cooley, CEO, Moor Capital

  • Mikael Wintzell, EVP Sales, Klarna

At this event, delegates will be treated to the following highly-interactive panel discussions, in addition to high level networking:

Hot Topic #1: International Expansion
When should Scandinavian companies go international & how do you increase the chances of success? What are the key challenges and opportunities?

Hot Topics #2: Do Scandinavian companies need to look further afield for big funding rounds?
With an increasing number of Scandinavian companies looking to the US, UK, India and Dubai for VC funding, what will the trend be going forwards? Are local investors struggling to compete with their foreign counterparts or are they welcoming overseas investment in Scandinavian growth businesses?

Hot Topics has a pedigree in attracting some of the global technology industry's most influential executives to its events. Each event comprises thought-provoking debate on the industry's most pertinent topical issues. This is then followed by a high-level networking session with the panellists and other delegates.

"We pride ourselves not only on the calibre of our speakers and attendees, but also on the provocative debates we stimulate during our events," said Philip Randerson, Founder, Hot Topics and Group CEO of 360 Leaders. "Critically, our events provide an exclusive networking opportunity for our industry's seasoned executives, investors and hottest start-ups. At Hot Topics we also facilitate elevated commercial activity through the wider networking we provide".

Hot Topics is an invitation-only platform for the top influencers of the global technology industry to connect through a monthly publication and five global events. More details can be seen here www.hottopicstech.com Invitations may be requested here: http://www.hottopicstech.com/events/stockholm-2014/

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About Hot Topics
Hot Topics is a 360 Leaders group company. 360 Leaders is the group bringing an innovative community approach, combining executive search, development, investment, events and publications. The companies include; European Leaders, Americas Leaders, APAC Leaders, Tech Leaders Capital and Hot Topics.

Hot Topics supports the technology industry by providing a platform for thought leadership, meaningful connections and by helping companies do business together. Ultimately, by being at the heart of the community Hot Topics and its sponsors have unrivalled access and improved deal flow.

Hot Topics' events provide an opportunity to learn from and connect with the key influencers in tech, face to face.

Hot Topics is now sponsored by Barclays, Octopus Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures.

Contact details:
Shaleen Karim
Hot Topics
[email protected]

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