Laura Urquizu, CEO of Red Points will speak at the EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona on May 12-13!

On May 12-13, we’re going to be hosting the 8th edition of our annual EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona! The exclusive 2-day in-person event is bringing you the opportunity to connect with more than 1,500 startup enthusiasts, investors and entrepreneurs, learn from and listen to some of Europe’s most influential founders, and that’s not to mention the long-awaited in-person return of our popular pitch competition!

Next up in our increasingly exciting speaker lineup is Red Points CEO, Laura Urquizu!

Laura Urquizu is the CEO of Red Points and has been named as one of Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space by us a couple of times (2018 and 2019). In 2020, Laura was then named one of the 100 Leaders transforming business by Business Insider and among the most creative people by FORBES.

Laura joined Red Points in 2014 as CEO & Partner, and during her time in this position, she has been the driving force in making the company a globally renowned SaaS solution. Following Laura’s vision and business savvy, Red Points has developed its business model to help global enterprises of all types to recover their digital revenues from counterfeiting, piracy, impersonations & other online infractions.

Previously Laura Urquizu held executive and management positions at Arthur Andersen, Caja Navarra & CAN Corporation. She has played an important role in the development of the Spanish tech ecosystem. Laura also was the director of Eurecan, one of the first venture capital firms in Spain to invest in tech startups, and has held positions on the board of more than 15 tech startups.

Barcelona-based Red Points was founded in 2011 and is now one of the most widely used solutions to recover digital revenue. Over 1000 companies rely on the platform to fight counterfeits, piracy, impersonation, and distribution abuse. With 300+ professionals and offices in New York, Barcelona, Beijing, and Salt Lake City, Red Points has disrupted an industry traditionally led by service providers with a scalable, cost-effective solution. Laura’s visionary approaches have contributed to growing the company’s sales and clients exponentially. Under her leadership, the team has surged from 10 to over 300 people and has now raised over €64 million.

Laura will join us in Barcelona for a keynote about “The journey from Startup to Scaleup” – sharing insights about her entrepreneurial career as CEO and President of the fastest-growing brand protection software in the market.

Needless to say, it’ll be unmissable. Don’t forget to secure your ticket now, and add this very special event to your calendar! To learn more about the event, and the other wonderful speakers taking part, check out our dedicated event page here, and enjoy this quick video which will give you some insights into what’s to come.

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