Guests
 
Simon Alexandre
The Faktory

Simon Alexandre

General Manager & Partner
The Faktory (Belgium)
Sascha Alilovic
SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH

Sascha Alilovic

Partner
SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH (Germany)
Ana Alvaro
Adara Venture Partners

Ana Alvaro

Investment Analyst
Adara Venture Partners (Spain)
Clotilde Annez
Be Angels

Clotilde Annez

Deal Flow & Corporate Manager
Be Angels (Belgium)
Valentin Antoine
SAFRAN Corporate Ventures

Valentin Antoine

Corporate Venturing
SAFRAN Corporate Ventures (France)
Michele Appendino
AME Ventures

Michele Appendino

CEO
AME Ventures (Italy)
Marta Areny
Quantum Ventures AG

Marta Areny

COO
Quantum Ventures AG (Switzerland)
Aynur Aydeldinov
Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan

Aynur Aydeldinov

CEO
Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russian Federation)
Andrea Baldini
Breed Reply

Andrea Baldini

Senior Investment Manager
Breed Reply (United Kingdom)
Adam Bastin
ARM Holdings

Adam Bastin

Vice President, Corporate Development
ARM Holdings (United Kingdom)
Daria Batukhtina
Kubota Holdings Europe B.V.

Daria Batukhtina

Business Development Manager
Kubota Holdings Europe B.V. (Netherlands)
Antonella Beltrame
Indaco Venture Partners

Antonella Beltrame

Investment Director
Indaco Venture Partners (Italy)
Heitor Benfeito
Portugal Ventures

Heitor Benfeito

Director of active portfolio development team
Portugal Ventures (Portugal)
Udit Bhatnagar
McRock Capital

Udit Bhatnagar

Investment Associate
McRock Capital (Canada)
Fabrice Bienfait
ETF Partners

Fabrice Bienfait

Partner
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Roald Borré
PMV

Roald Borré

Head of Equity Investments
PMV (Belgium)
Erik Bovee
Speedinvest

Erik Bovee

Founder & Partner
Speedinvest (Austria)
Stefania Brambilla
Solar Ventures

Stefania Brambilla

CEO PA
Solar Ventures (Italy)
Tommy Breen
London Stock Exchange

Tommy Breen

Global Business Development Manager
London Stock Exchange (United Kingdom)
Richard Briffod
eBay

Richard Briffod

Director Strategy & Innovation Europe
eBay (United Kingdom)
James Bruegger
Seraphim Capital

James Bruegger

Managing Partner
Seraphim Capital (United Kingdom)
Eduardo Bundyra
Essex Innovation

Eduardo Bundyra

Private Equity Investor
Essex Innovation (Switzerland)
Jens Busse
Evonik Venture Capital

Jens Busse

Investment Manager
Evonik Venture Capital (Germany)
Lien Callens
Imec.xpand

Lien Callens

Investment Associate
Imec.xpand (Belgium)
Lee Carter
Momenta Ventures

Lee Carter

Principal
Momenta Ventures (United Kingdom)
Christophe Cazes
Novares

Christophe Cazes

Group Innovation Director
Novares (France)
Duran Cesur
Vinci Venture Capital

Duran Cesur

Investment Manager
Vinci Venture Capital (Netherlands)
Patrick Claessen
Brightlands Venture Partners

Patrick Claessen

Senior Investment Manager
Brightlands Venture Partners (Netherlands)
Luca Colciago
Kreos Capital

Luca Colciago

General Partner
Kreos Capital (United Kingdom)
Rodolfo Condessa
Armilar Venture Partners SGFCR

Rodolfo Condessa

Senior Associate
Armilar Venture Partners SGFCR (Portugal)
Paola Cuneo
London Stock Exchange

Paola Cuneo

Head of Partnerships & Investors
London Stock Exchange (United Kingdom)
Felix Dammann
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS AG

Felix Dammann

Investment Manager
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS AG (Germany)
Sven De Cleyn
IMEC*

Sven De Cleyn

Managing Director
IMEC* (Belgium)
Toon De Neef
PMV

Toon De Neef

Investment Analyst
PMV (Belgium)
Remy de Tonnac
ETF Partners

Remy de Tonnac

Partner
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Jacopo Destro
Redstone VC

Jacopo Destro

Investment Team
Redstone VC (Germany)
Sylvie Dijkstra
TNO

Sylvie Dijkstra

TNO (Netherlands)
George Dimitriou
SEPVE - Association of Information Technology Companies of Northern Greece

George Dimitriou

Advisor
SEPVE - Association of Information Technology Companies of Northern Greece (Greece)
Gabriele Dini
Breed Reply

Gabriele Dini

Associate Partner
Breed Reply (United Kingdom)
Bohdan Dorosh
GR Capital

Bohdan Dorosh

Investment Analyst
GR Capital (United Kingdom)
Friedhelm Dorsch
TRUMPF GmbH

Friedhelm Dorsch

Principal Expert Technology Scouting
TRUMPF GmbH (Germany)
Peter Doyle
ACTPHAST 4.0

Peter Doyle

Central Contact Point & Outreach Coordinator
ACTPHAST 4.0 (Belgium)
Maxence Drummond
Breega

Maxence Drummond

VC Senior Associate
Breega (France)
Jack Duan
AAC Technologies

Jack Duan

AAC Technologies (China)
Joshua Eichler-Summers
DN Capital

Joshua Eichler-Summers

Investment Team
DN Capital (United Kingdom)
Adel Eisa
Intellectual Capital Resources

Adel Eisa

Sales Director
Intellectual Capital Resources (United Kingdom)
Raphael Faessler
Swiss Post

Raphael Faessler

Investment Associate
Swiss Post (Switzerland)
Malcolm Ferguson
Octopus Investments

Malcolm Ferguson

Investment Team
Octopus Investments (United Kingdom)
Roberta Ferrari
Sony Europe

Roberta Ferrari

Strategic Technology Partnerships
Sony Europe (United Kingdom)
Antonio Fonduca
European Commission

Antonio Fonduca

Venture Diplomat
European Commission (Belgium)
Mohamed Foulser
Redstone VC

Mohamed Foulser

Deep Tech Expert
Redstone VC (Germany)
Stefan Gabriel
Stefan Gabriel

Stefan Gabriel

CEO
Vermögensverwaltung Gabriel GmbH (Germany)
Robert Genieser
ETF Partners

Robert Genieser

Managing Director
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Francesco Gherzi
Bombyx Capital Partners

Francesco Gherzi

Founder & Managing Partner
Bombyx Capital Partners (Switzerland)
Heike Gläser
Bryan, Garnier & Co

Heike Gläser

Executive & Marketing Assistant
Bryan, Garnier & Co (Germany)
Alex Godlewski
NewSpace Capital

Alex Godlewski

Associate
NewSpace Capital (Luxembourg)
Sebastian Grabert
Euronext

Sebastian Grabert

Director – Germany Representative
Euronext (Germany)
Leo Gratas
Breega

Leo Gratas

Venture Capital Analyst
Breega (France)
Jose Guerreiro de Sousa
Armilar Venture Partners

Jose Guerreiro de Sousa

Partner
Armilar Venture Partners (Portugal)
Pol Guixe
i2CAT Foundation

Pol Guixe

Senior Project Manager, Space Projects
i2CAT Foundation (Spain)
Claus Hackmann
BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Claus Hackmann

Investment Manager
BASF Venture Capital GmbH (Germany)
Lars Haerle
Redstone VC

Lars Haerle

Partner & COO
Redstone VC (Germany)
Sebastian Harlander
NIBC Bank N.V.

Sebastian Harlander

Investment Director - Mezzanine & Equity Partners
NIBC Bank N.V. (Netherlands)
Philip Haverkamp
Wi Venture

Philip Haverkamp

Business Development Manager
Wi Venture (Germany)
Vincent Hebbelynck
PMV

Vincent Hebbelynck

Business Manager ICT & Technology
PMV (Belgium)
Claas Heise
NRW Bank

Claas Heise

Investment Director
NRW Bank (Germany)
Shuntaro Hiroya
Mitsui & Co. Deutschland

Shuntaro Hiroya

General Manager
Mitsui & Co. Deutschland (Germany)
Christopher Hornby
Gillamor Stephens

Christopher Hornby

Director
Gillamor Stephens (United Kingdom)
Bruno Igreja
Road Ventures

Bruno Igreja

Venture Partner
Road Ventures (Switzerland)
Florent Illat
SAFRAN Corporate Ventures

Florent Illat

Chief Executive Officer
SAFRAN Corporate Ventures (France)
Hayk Isaian
Anchor Group

Hayk Isaian

Investment Analyst
Anchor Group (Switzerland)
Corne Jansen
INKEF Capital

Corne Jansen

Director
INKEF Capital (Netherlands)
Masahiro Kawabata
Kubota Holdings Europe B.V.

Masahiro Kawabata

Research Engineer
Kubota Holdings Europe B.V. (Netherlands)
Software
Hardware & Systems
Alexander Kiltz
Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners

Alexander Kiltz

Technology Investor
Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners (Germany)
Miles Kirby
AV8 Ventures

Miles Kirby

Managing Director
AV8 Ventures (United Kingdom)
Edward Kliphuis
Amadeus Capital Partners

Edward Kliphuis

Partner
Amadeus Capital Partners (United Kingdom)
Ridvan Koc
ALCAN Systems GmbH

Ridvan Koc

Business Development
ALCAN Systems GmbH (Germany)
Namratha Kothapalli
Speedinvest

Namratha Kothapalli

Speedinvest (Austria)
Simon Kreitmair
Bayern Kapital

Simon Kreitmair

Investment Manager
Bayern Kapital (Germany)
Kristjan Laanemaa
Karma Ventures

Kristjan Laanemaa

Founding Partner
Karma Ventures (Estonia)
Franz Lehmann
TRUMPF Venture

Franz Lehmann

Investment Manager
TRUMPF Venture (Germany)
Ethan Liang
Goertek Inc.

Ethan Liang

Investment Director
Goertek Inc. (China)
Erling Maartmann-Moe
Alliance Venture

Erling Maartmann-Moe

Partner
Alliance Venture (Norway)
Hans Maenhout
Finindus NV

Hans Maenhout

Investment Director
Finindus NV (Belgium)
Roberto Magnifico
LVenture Group

Roberto Magnifico

Board Member - Partner
LVenture Group (Italy)
Herbert Mangesius
Vsquared Ventures

Herbert Mangesius

Founding Partner
Vsquared Ventures (Germany)
Shirley Mao
Xiaomi Technology

Shirley Mao

Executive Director
Xiaomi Technology (China)
Mordehai Margalit
SonicEdge

Mordehai Margalit

SonicEdge (Israel)
Nenad Marovac
DN Capital

Nenad Marovac

Managing Partner
DN Capital (United Kingdom)
Paddy MccGwire
Silverpeak

Paddy MccGwire

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Silverpeak (United Kingdom)
Tim McEwan
Sheffield Haworth

Tim McEwan

Managing Director
Sheffield Haworth (United Kingdom)
Moritz Miersch
Digital+ Partners

Moritz Miersch

Growth Investor
Digital+ Partners (Germany)
Jari Mieskonen
Conor Venture Partners Oy

Jari Mieskonen

Managing Partner
Conor Venture Partners Oy (Finland)
Aram Mikayelyan
Severstal Ventures

Aram Mikayelyan

Investment Associate
Severstal Ventures (Russian Federation)
Bernhard Mohr
Evonik Venture Capital

Bernhard Mohr

Managing Director
Evonik Venture Capital (Germany)
Aleksander Mokrecki
StarFinder Capital Fund

Aleksander Mokrecki

Investment Director
StarFinder Capital Fund (Poland)
Julien Monney
Climb Ventures

Julien Monney

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Climb Ventures (Switzerland)
Arne Morteani
ETF Partners

Arne Morteani

Partner
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Christopher Mott
Global Venture

Christopher Mott

Global Business Development
Global Venture (Netherlands)
Yorgos Mousmoulas
Metavallon VC

Yorgos Mousmoulas

Partner
Metavallon VC (Greece)
Falk Mueller-Veerse
Bryan, Garnier & Co

Falk Mueller-Veerse

Partner
Bryan, Garnier & Co (Germany)
Connor Munro
University of Glasgow

Connor Munro

Researcher/ Process Engineer
University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Shohei Nagatsuka
McRock Capital

Shohei Nagatsuka

McRock Capital (Canada)
Deyana Nedeva
Blockchain Valley Ventures

Deyana Nedeva

Head of Investor Relations
Blockchain Valley Ventures (Switzerland)
Ha Nguyen
McRock Capital

Ha Nguyen

Vice President
McRock Capital (Canada)
Didier Noel
EDN Consulting

Didier Noel

Consultant
EDN Consulting (France)
Per Nordlander
Verdane Capital

Per Nordlander

Partner
Verdane Capital (Sweden)
Conor O'Sullivan
Paladin Capital Group

Conor O'Sullivan

Vice President
Paladin Capital Group (United Kingdom)
Andrus Oks
Tera Ventures

Andrus Oks

Founding Partner
Tera Ventures (Estonia)
Luca Pagetti
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

Luca Pagetti

Head of Corporate and SME Innovation
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (Italy)
Claudia Petersen
Zürcher Kantonalbank

Claudia Petersen

Vizedirektorin Private Markets
Zürcher Kantonalbank (Switzerland)
Francesca Pietra
Imperial College London

Francesca Pietra

Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation
Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
Sriram Prakash
Deloitte

Sriram Prakash

Global Lead, Innovation M&A
Deloitte (United Kingdom)
Charlie Pujo
Bryan, Garnier & Co

Charlie Pujo

Director
Bryan, Garnier & Co (United Kingdom)
Zhigang Qian
Wuxi Capital

Zhigang Qian

Director
Wuxi Capital (China)
Software
Hardware & Systems
Space tech
Reginald Rabiner
King's College London

Reginald Rabiner

King's College London (United Kingdom)
Hardware & Systems
Space tech
Mark Redshaw
Evonik Venture Capital

Mark Redshaw

Investment Director
Evonik Venture Capital (Germany)
Pedro Ribeiro Santos
Armilar Venture Partners SGFCR

Pedro Ribeiro Santos

Partner
Armilar Venture Partners SGFCR (Portugal)
Hardware & Systems
Carl-Luis Rieger
Hyundai CRADLE

Carl-Luis Rieger

Investment Manager
Hyundai CRADLE (Germany)
Juho Risku
Butterfly Ventures

Juho Risku

Co-Founder & Partner
Butterfly Ventures (Finland)
Thomas Rubens
DN Capital

Thomas Rubens

Partner
DN Capital (United Kingdom)
Leandro Santos
Kubota Holdings Europe B.V.

Leandro Santos

Innovation Research Engineer
Kubota Holdings Europe B.V. (Netherlands)
Hardware & Systems
Bernhard Schmid
XAnge Private Equity

Bernhard Schmid

Managing Partner
XAnge Private Equity (France)
Patrick Schneider-Sikorsky
Beast Ventures

Patrick Schneider-Sikorsky

Partner & Founder
Beast Ventures (United Kingdom)
Min-Sung Sean Kim
Samsung Catalyst Fund

Min-Sung Sean Kim

Investment Director
Samsung Catalyst Fund (United States)
Rudi Severijns
KBC Focus Fund

Rudi Severijns

Investment Director
KBC Focus Fund (Belgium)
Patrick Sheehan
ETF Partners

Patrick Sheehan

Partner
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Gildas Sorin
Deeptech Founders

Gildas Sorin

Vice President
Deeptech Founders (France)
Oskar Stachowiak
the Untitled ventures

Oskar Stachowiak

Managing Partner
the Untitled ventures (Russian Federation)
Simone Stasi
NewSpace Capital

Simone Stasi

Financial Analyst
NewSpace Capital (Luxembourg)
Ross Strachan
Adara Venture Partners

Ross Strachan

Principal
Adara Venture Partners (Spain)
Satoko Suenaga
Sony Europe

Satoko Suenaga

Project Analyst
Sony Europe (United Kingdom)
Manuel Syri
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS AG

Manuel Syri

Investment Manager
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS AG (Germany)
Simon Telian
CloudBackend

Simon Telian

CloudBackend (Sweden)
Maxime Teulon
SAFRAN Corporate Ventures

Maxime Teulon

Investment Director
SAFRAN Corporate Ventures (France)
Andrea Traversone
Amadeus Capital Partners

Andrea Traversone

Partner
Amadeus Capital Partners (United Kingdom)
Prem Tumkosit
MSD Global Health Innovation Fund

Prem Tumkosit

Managing Director
MSD Global Health Innovation Fund (United States)
Joeri Uyttendaele
JuXtra BVBA

Joeri Uyttendaele

Managing Director
JuXtra BVBA (Belgium)
Rob van der Meij
Capricorn Partners

Rob van der Meij

Investment Manager
Capricorn Partners (Belgium)
Cyril Vancura
Imec.xpand

Cyril Vancura

Partner
Imec.xpand (Belgium)
Zoe VanderWolk
ETF Partners

Zoe VanderWolk

Head of Investor Relations & Sustainability
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Dany Vandevelde
PMV

Dany Vandevelde

Senior Investment Analyst
PMV (Belgium)
Laurent Vieira de Mello
Astrocast

Laurent Vieira de Mello

Astrocast (Switzerland)
Guillermo Villuendas
Generalitat de Catalunya

Guillermo Villuendas

Head of Innovation and Digital Sector Promotion
Generalitat de Catalunya (Spain)
Maximilian von Bodman
Bryan, Garnier & Co

Maximilian von Bodman

Investment Banking
Bryan, Garnier & Co (Germany)
Philippe von Klitzing
Join Capital

Philippe von Klitzing

Early-stage VC
Join Capital (Germany)
Caitlin Wale
Octopus Ventures

Caitlin Wale

Deep Tech Investor
Octopus Ventures (United Kingdom)
Lily Wang
Expon Capital

Lily Wang

Senior Analyst
Expon Capital (Luxembourg)
Ari Wegter
Bregal Milestone

Ari Wegter

Senior Advisor
Bregal Milestone (United Kingdom)
Kurt Weingarten
Tarkas Ventures

Kurt Weingarten

Managing Partner
Tarkas Ventures (Switzerland)
Sebastian Weschenbach
Digital+ Partners

Sebastian Weschenbach

Growth Investor
Digital+ Partners (Germany)
Torsten Wipiejewski
Huawei Technologies

Torsten Wipiejewski

Hardware and Engineering Department
Huawei Technologies (Germany)
Ted Yamamoto
University of Tokyo Edge Capital

Ted Yamamoto

General Partner
University of Tokyo Edge Capital (Japan)
Software
Roderic Yapp
Sheffield Haworth

Roderic Yapp

Talent Development & Advisory
Sheffield Haworth (United Kingdom)
Software
Joy Yuan
Kwai Inc.

Joy Yuan

Investment Director
Kwai Inc. (China)
Raya Yunakova
LAUNCHub Ventures

Raya Yunakova

VC Investor
LAUNCHub Ventures (Bulgaria)
Patrick Zehil
DAA Capital Partners

Patrick Zehil

Partner
DAA Capital Partners (Switzerland)
Danchen Zhao
MTIP

Danchen Zhao

Investment Manager
MTIP (Switzerland)
Andre Zimmermann
SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH

Andre Zimmermann

Partner
SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH (Germany)