All companies attending the NRW Venture Forum will be selected by the Tech Tour. This Selection Committee is responsible for nominating 60+ NRW based companies. Tech Tour will be selecting the best 30 companies to attend and present at the Forum to qualify for the EVC Final in December. 24 NRW Finalists will attend EVC.


VP Selection Committee

 

Sebastian von Ribbentrop
Join Capital

Sebastian von Ribbentrop

Founder
Join Capital (Germany)

Selection Committee

 

Daniel Adler
City of Dusseldorf

Daniel Adler

Project Manager
City of Dusseldorf (Germany)
Aron Bahnmueller
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

Aron Bahnmueller

Investment Director
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (Germany)
Ida Beerhalter
IOME

Ida Beerhalter

Co-Head
IOME (Saudi Arabia)
Priyanshu Bhattacharya
Bryan, Garnier & Co

Priyanshu Bhattacharya

Investment Banking
Bryan, Garnier & Co (Germany)
Lars Böhnisch
Evonik Industries AG

Lars Böhnisch

Investment Manager
Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
Chris Cobbold
Huawei Technologies

Chris Cobbold

Director, Corporate Development
Huawei Technologies (Germany)
Jack Eadie
Next 47

Jack Eadie

Venture Capitalist
Next 47 (Germany)
Bernward Garthoff
BIO.NRW

Bernward Garthoff

Cluster Manager
BIO.NRW (Germany)
Cedric Koehler
Creathor Ventures

Cedric Koehler

Managing Partner
Creathor Ventures (Germany)
Florian Löbermann
ALTANA AG

Florian Löbermann

Head of Corporate Venturing
ALTANA AG (Germany)
Willi Mannheims
eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG

Willi Mannheims

Managing Partner
eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG (Germany)
Marcel Niemann
Digital+ Partners

Marcel Niemann

Principal
Digital+ Partners (Germany)
Ulrich Schmitt
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management

Ulrich Schmitt

Investment manager
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management (Germany)
Frank Siebke
4e capital GmbH

Frank Siebke

Executive Advisor
4e capital GmbH (Germany)
Sustainability and Cleantech
Aruna Subramanian
SABIC Ventures

Aruna Subramanian

Senior Portfolio Manager
SABIC Ventures (Germany)
David Zimmer
coparion

David Zimmer

Managing Director
coparion (Germany)