• Example of an Itinerary for Los Angeles

    Please note that this is an example of an agenda with the sort of companies we typically meet in Los Angeles. We usually schedule 4-5 business meetings per day:

    Monday, January 6th 2019

    8:00 am - 8:45 am Kick-off Innovation Journey

    Matchlabn will take you through what you can expect from the program for the day and give the opportunity to raise specific topics and questions that you would like covered by the experts we meet.

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    9:00 am - 10:30 am "Immersive Data Visualization for Sales & Customer Service"

    Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented (AR) & Mixed Reality (MR), help businesses visualize sales information within a single. powerful environment to, for example, immediately understand the complex impact of promotional campaigns across multiple different user groups. Additionally, using AR, maintenance workers can overlay data sets onto their environments, helping them better predict and respond to maintenance schedules, avoiding costly mistakes. Meet the founders of an Immersive data visualization startup and experience first-hand how companies can save business time, money, and resources.

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    11:00 am - 12:30 am "New Business Model: 100% Subscription, Secured by Blockchain Technology "

    What can we learn from other industries e.g. automotive in regards to product design, technology and a new business model approach? Speak to the founder of a new electric vehicle platform to learn how they intend to disrupt the car industry.

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    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Business Lunch - Zero Plastic

    Legacy cafeterias in corporate headquarters are evolving to save money, reduce plastic and keep meals exciting. Have lunch with the CEO of a prestige company and learn how they are on a mission to turn the whole company into a "zero plastic" environment.

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    3:00 pm - 4:30pm "Ghost-Kitchen - Kitchens-as-a-Service"

    The food delivery market is worth over $35 billion per year in the USA, and that figure keeps growing. Kitchens-as-a-service is a new twist on commercial commissary kitchens that have long served caterers and food truck operators from lower cost locations, usually away from highly-populated centers. Meet one of the delivery-only restaurant pioneers and learn how they disrupt the traditional restaurant model.

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    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm "The Food Innovation Lab"

    Visit one of the latest food innovation labs in the arts district of downtown LA. Meet the latest up-and-coming, innovation, digital and mission-based entrepreneurs who want to transform the way people think about nutrition.

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    6:00 pm - 6:45pm "Matchlabn Debrief Session"

    Before enjoying dinner, we discuss the day's events over drinks in one of the best hidden bars beneath the streets of downtown LA.

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    7:00 pm -9:00 pm Dinner (optional)

    With more restaurants opening every week, L.A. is topping the to-do lists of every food obsessive in America right now. Enjoy dinner in one of the latest DTLA restaurants.

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  • Tuesday, January 7th 2019

    9:00 am - 10:30 am "Synthetic Biology Is Changing What We Eat"

    Thanks to Synthetic Biology it is now possible to sit on "mushroom chairs", eat "meat" and produce leather without killing animals. We can also solve the challenge of traditional chemistry in new ways with new ingredients. Meet one of the latest startups in this space and learn how Synthetic Biology returns to nature...and beyond.

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    11:30 am - 12:30 pm "Robotic Kitchen Assistant"

    Robots have reached commercial kitchens. Meet one of the leading robotics and artificial intelligence solutions company and learn more how robots will begin working alongside kitchen staff .

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    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Investor Lunch - "The Future Of Food Is Plantbased"

    Have lunch with one of the world's food impact investment companies who are actively shaping the #foodrevolution.

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    2:00 pm - 4:00pm "Store Visits: Merging Wellness, Sustainability and Food" "

    As the world pushes for consumption patterns that enable healthy living and better sustainability, the retail landscape is offering a synergistic response: Meet the latest forward-thinking retailers who are merging wellness and sustainability concepts into their stores to create an experience for the new environmentally conscious and socially engaged customer.

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    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm "Matchlabn Debrief Session" 

    Before heading to CES, we will discuss the day's events where we can identify important goals to hit, challenge to be addressed, or opportunities to be pursued.

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    5:00 pm Departure to CES, Las Vegas

    Flight LAX to Las Vegas 6:55pm

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  • Pricing Innovation Journey

    The cost is comprised of a fee for development and a fee per day of journey


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    Developing bespoke Innovation Radar

    Defining Key Themes with client, preparing and presenting a sample agenda including a startup "Long List".


    Per day of programing (including maximal 10 attendees)

    *What's included:

    • Expert talks
    • Expert presentations
    • Practical Takeaways
    • Program support with one Matchlabn representative accompanying the group
    • Evaluation & Follow-up after tour
    • Business Lunch
    • Transportation during program
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    Empowered by Matchlabn

    Simone Lis, founder of Matchlabn, empowers CEO's and their future workforce to develop new vital skills for our automated future. Through bespoke Innovation Journeys - online and offline - she and her team connect emerging technologists and thought leaders from Silicon Valley and Los Angeles to executives from abroad to obtain tech-savvy, creativity and collaboration skills. The goal is to teach, inspire and engage digital leaders of the future to create shared value for business and society.


    For more than 17 years, Simone has built up her network with deep links into the largest startup ecosystems in the world. Her understanding of cultural values - and differences - combined with her business acumen has enabled her to help numerous business innovate.


    Simone develops corporate innovation trainings for global brands, universities, consultancies and associations across a vast array of industries and has worked on projects for world-beating startups like AirBNB and Google for Entrepreneurs.