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Next up: Toronto · Sep 13–14, 2017
NewCo was designed to celebrate the spirit of innovation around the world. NewCo is a new kind of event experience: a mashup of an open studio tour and a business conference, with the vibe of a music festival. Attendees pick the companies and organizations they want to visit, and get to hear from the company’s leadership in their native environment. Read more about what makes a company a NewCo.
NewCo’s affiliate partnership in Portugal is a collaboration between Jesper Carvalho Andersen and imatch, a unique consultantcy. imatch works in the areas of innovation, marketing and sales and helps clients find creative solutions for their business challenges. Jesper is a founder and board member in retail, hospitality, art and alternative energy. He is Danish and has lived in Portugal since 1995. Jesper has specialized in sustainable growth and is a corporate culture enthusiast, so NewCo's movement caught his attention early on. As an entrepreneur, he worked and lived in eight European countries, always with a focus on global change. Brands such as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Vista Alegre Atlantis and AudioNova/MiniSom were clients. He is a frequent speaker and consultant in corporate turnaround, corporate culture and omni-channel strategy.
NewCo’s Affiliate Partner in Australia is usual suspects creative, an independent communications agency who specialize in live experiences. Usual Suspects’ Co-Founder, Shani Langi, is a left-brain, right brain entrepreneurial powerhouse who has an innate sense for creativity, business and people. Across her 15-year career, Shani has experienced life on both client and agency sides and has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands including Samsung, Coca-Cola, American Express, Microsoft, News Corp, Twitter and Facebook. In her previous role as an agency CEO, Shani drove an agenda of innovation, entrepreneurship and equality and was an eight-time Agency of the Year award winner, (including the hotly contested ‘Employer of the Year’) and a three-time finalist at the 2014 Women in Media Awards (across creative, marketing and employer categories).
NewCo's Affiliate Partner in Boston, Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), the region’s largest technology trade association. MassTLC, a 501(c)(6) non-profit, is dedicated to accelerating innovation and growth across the regional ecosystem. Tom is the President and CEO of MassTLC and an active leader in the community, serving on public and private boards ranging from the state’s Board of Higher Education to MassRobotics, a newly formed innovation center focused on the growth of smart, connected machines.
Through custom activations, NewCo takes you inside (literally) the world’s most innovative companies and helps you build a vetted pipeline for future deals and partnerships. Festival sponsorship opportunities put you in touch with changemakers worldwide.
Get inside the NewCo experience. During a NewCo festival, host companies invite attendees inside their headquarters, offering an up-close and personal view into how they run their business.
Max Ventilla, CEO and founder of AltSchool talks to NewCo Shift’s John Battelle about his vision for a network of micro-schools that will change education as we know it.
Matt Mahan, CEO and co-founder of Brigade, discusses the company’s mission with NewCo. We also get a peek at the app, a “citizen empowerment platform” that provides tools to help people “participate in voting, advocacy, and awareness-raising to have an impact on political outcomes that affect their lives.”
There are plenty of ways to get involved with NewCo around the world. Select your city to find out more about being a NewCo volunteer.