080 Barcelona Fashion and the investor network Seed & Click are organizing the 2nd edition of 080 Barcelona Fashion Investor Day in order to support new business projects related to the fashion industry.
080 Barcelona Fashion Investor Day and support and promote entrepreneurial initiatives and new projects in the fashion industry with the aim of creating a related international financial and business ecosystem in Barcelona.
The finalists will present their projects in elevator pitch format (5 minute limit) to the jury, potential investors and other attendees on June 30, 2016.
Following the presentations, the jury will choose the winning project of the edition, designated "080 Best Fashion Startup Investor Day 2016" and subsequently present the award which is valued at 100,000 €.
The finalists of the 2016 edition are:
OLIVIER MARCHETEAU – COO, VESTIAIRE COLLECTIVE
Olivier Marcheteau, COO of Vestiaire Collective. He was president of Cidscount and director of ecommerce at Groupe Casino. He began his career at Procter & Gamble before working at Nike. Independent director of Showroomprive.com.
ISABEL MESA - COUNTRY MANAGER SPAIN & PORTUGAL, WGSN
Head of the team at WGSN since 2006 and in charge of implementation and leading an exponential growth in the customer base, as well as the launch of a portfolio of new services: Interiors & Lifestyle, INstock, Styletrial and Consulting.
NIC OLIVÉ – CEO & FOUNDER, PLEASE
Founder&CEO of Please, a Barcelona based tech company. He worked in Mango during 10 years as Board Member, Global Retail Director and CIO managing the worldwide operations of +2.000 stores and +8.000 employees.
MYRIAM SERRANO – EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, WOMAN MADAME FIGARO
Journalist with extensive experience in the media, specializing in trends, current affairs, beauty and lifestyle. Currently Editor-in-Chief of Woman Madame Figaro magazine, the flagship publication of Grupo Zeta fashion.
ENRIC JOVÉ – CEO, MCCANN WORLDGROUP BARCELONA
Enric Jové is currently CEO of McCann WG Barcelona and CIO of McCann WG Spain. During his career he has managed communication campaigns for brands such as Nespresso, Nike, Desigual, Inditex, Puig, Nescafe, la Caixa, Buitoni, Maggi, Barclays and FC Barcelona.
DIEGO DE VICENTE – FOUNDER, MODALIA I MODDO
Currently, Director General of MODDO, company specializing in Technology applied to the fashion world, with more than 2,500 active customers across Spain, Portugal, Italy, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Panama.
MARTA HOMEDES - BRAND PLANNING DIRECTOR, NIKE SOUTHERN EUROPE
Marta is responsible of brand planning and operations helping bring the brand closer to consumer and marketplace reality. She has worked for Nike for 20 years and has experience in the product managing of the brand(footwear) in EHQ as well as leading category consumer biz for the brand as Bball/Tennis, Running, Women and Sportswear in Iberia.
LAURA MURIES - PRINCIPAL, PAI PARTNERS
Laura has been involved in transactions in retail (Cortefiel - #2 specialist apparel retailer in Spain operating under the brands Springfield, Women Secret, Fifty Factory and Cortefiel) and The Nuance Group – leading player in the global travel retail and duty free industry).
The aim of this round table is to analyze and share, with the participation of three experts, the major trends in the fashion industry focusing the debate on new business models that are currently succeeding and those which are emerging strongly internationally.
SPEAKERS: ISABEL MESA, Country Manager at WGSN – OLIVIER MARCHETEAU, Director General Vestiaire Collective – NIC OLIVE, CEO and founder, Please – Eva Abans, Partner Ernst & Young as moderator.