27/07/2022

Wednesday

10:00

Introduction to Pitchora

Introduction to Pitchora

The official opening speech for Pitchora Talks

10:10

The 'STAR' in Start-up

The 'STAR' in Start-up

It takes a number of personal skills to push the boundaries of innovation. Malta Chamber Members Yasmin de Giorgio, Maurizio Mamo, Alistair Buttigieg and James

Camilleri bring clarity to the salient entrepreneurial skills required to boost a start-up’s success.

10:30

The Power of Finding a Market Gap

The Power of Finding a Market Gap

FreeHour Founder & CEO Zach Ciappara walks us through his experience as a creator of a digital platform for students as well as local & international brands looking to attract that age demographic.

10:45

Biggest Mistakes A Start-up Founder Should Avoid

Biggest Mistakes A Start-up Founder Should Avoid

A Panel discussions between founders who will be reminiscing on their own mistakes in order to help upcoming entrepreneurs to avoid them.

11:35

Show Me The Money? The challenges of investing and being ready for investment.

Show Me The Money? The challenges of investing and being ready for investment.

The panel is a mix of investors and start-up founders and will be going through the motions of getting ready for investment, how to best present your start-up and what the investors are looking for.

12:55

The importance of finding the right co-founder!

The importance of finding the right co-founder!

Finding the right co-founder with the same mission, vision and values is crucial to the success of your own venture.

13:25

Being a wartime CEO!

Being a wartime CEO!

Violetta Shishkina, Founder of CAD Chain & Fe/male switch, shares with us tips on how to be a wartime CEO.

14:00

Resilience and perseverance is key - our story!

Resilience and perseverance is key - our story!

Co-founders of Get Hitched, Evently & Bookia share their vision and mindset has been key within their journey.

14:30

The right to bank

The right to bank

Banking is a hot topic for the start-up community, how do start-ups prepare better in order to make the bank opening process more efficient?

14:50

Breaking the family business investment cycle

Breaking the family business investment cycle

CEOs from family businesses discuss the increased risk appetite to invest in start-ups and to incorporate the new technology within their business models.

15:10

Deal making: Beyond the handshake

Deal making: Beyond the handshake

The panel made up of angel investors and start-up founders will go through the journey of raising capital.

15:45

The Black Cab Company

The Black Cab Company

Founder of e-Cabs, Matthew Bezzina, will be sharing his journey on how he managed to disrupt the local taxi market, and how e-Cabs keeps innovating their business model.

16:00

Preparing to exit your start-up

Preparing to exit your start-up

Preparing for exit and knowing when to exit is key, Jessica will be interviewing founders that have managed to fully or partially exit their respective start-up.