Webinar for Board Members

Online Crash Courses
21.10.2019  20:00 - 21:30 CEST (online)

Become an outstanding Board Member and join this online webinar provided by industry experts from the successful Startup Board Academy program!

Two industry experts created this online crash course for active or future startup board members, shareholders, and entrepreneurs. It covers all the fundamentals of building a high performing startup Boards: governance, Board composition and responsibilities, challenges and key success factors.


Why should you join this webinar?

Understand the general concepts on how startup Boards are built, organized, work with shareholders and the CEO and evolve over the life of a startup.


What will be covered?

  • Why governance matters?
  • The role and responsibilities of a non-executive Board
  • The composition of Boards and their evolution
  • How start up boards work ?
  • Why startup Boards are different from larger company Boards
  • Startup Board challenges and keys to success factors

Note: the topics covered are common EU/US practices. They do not cover local/national specificities


Target audience

  • Active or future startup Board members, who want to review/understand Board basics and best practices
  • Entrepreneurs, who want to build a performing Board through the various phases of their company
  • Startup shareholders, who want to understand how they can contribute to a high-performing Board
  • Professionals who are active in the SME sector


How the webinar is delivered?

  • A visual presentation is used
  • Attendees share their experiences and can ask questions
  • Experienced startup Board members will lead the webinar and share their knowledge:



Virginie Verdon, Head of the EPFL Startup Board Academy – LinkedIn

Brigitte Baumann, 2015 European Angel of the Year – LinkedIn


Terms and conditions

This is a virtual class: High speed internet connection to view the presentation is essential and a fixed line phone is recommended. Registration is required. Dial-up/log-in details are provided in the confirmation receipt email.

Places are limited (maximum 20-25 attendees). Email cancellations received up to 3 working days prior to commencement will receive a credit for a future webinar. No refund is accepted for cancellations received within 72 hours (3 days) and a credit for a future webinar may be offered at the discretion of the trainers.