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Falk Mueller-Veerse
Falk Mueller-Veerse is an experienced M&A and fundraising professional with over twenty years of experience in the software, technology and internet industries. He was previously the founder and managing partner of Cartagena Capital, which merged with Bryan, Garnier & Co in 2016. Before that he worked for Nokia, Gartner Group, Logica Consulting, and Durlacher (acquired by Lazard) in various management, consulting and investment roles. Falk is also a founder and private start-up investor as well as board member of private and public companies in the technology sector. He has a global network in the investor and acquirer community and closed successful deals with companies such as Microsoft, Disney, Blackberry, Balderton, Swisscom and Telefonica.


Rick Salmon
Rick Salmon is an entrepreneur, executive coach and public speaker. In 2009, he was recognized as one of the winners of the renowned EEVC European Venture Contest due to his significant expertise as a serial entrepreneur. He co-founded three successful technology companies over the course of his career: BlueSky Software, which was subsequently renamed eHelp and acquired by Adobe, Scala Inc., the current global leader in digital signage, and RPR Technologies. In 2016, he incorporated The Technologies of Influence AS, Oslo, a startup that utilises artificial intelligence and scientific measurement of human behaviour traits as tools for coaching entrepreneurs and executives, enabling them to have a greater impact and influence while presenting and pitching.