At this yr’s EU-Startups Summit on Might 2-Three in Barcelona we’ll have plenty of exciting startups, inspiring speakers, media representatives, but in addition many great buyers who might be on the hunt for promising startups. Under we’re listing 60 of the buyers who’ve already signed up for the EU-Startups Summit. Many extra will comply with!
As a way to give our attendees additional information and a straightforward dialog starter, we’ll additionally do an “Buyers on Stage” session at the EU-Startups Summit, where 20+ buyers will introduce their investment firm/focus within 2-minute pitches in entrance of our crowd of hungry entrepreneurs. In case you haven’t secured your ticket for the EU-Startups Summit but, act fast! Tickets are available here.
Rudolph Ihns: This Madrid-based investor is a Managing Associate at GAA Investments, a US-based fund began in 2017, which is focusing on investments in tech startups with a confirmed monitor report in Spain and Portugal.
Maciej Balsewicz: Co-founder of bValue Angels VC, investing in early-stage startups within the CEE area. Based mostly in Warsaw, Maciej is keen about know-how innovation and entrepreneurs, with 12 years of operational and investment expertise.
Marie-Helene Ametsreiter: Companion on the Speedinvest, Marie-Helene is heading the seed-stage VC’s workplace in Munich and focusing on Business 4.0 investments. She previously led Gross sales and Advertising for VIPnet, Croatia’s first personal mobile phone community, later turning into the company’s CEO.
Michał Skrzynski: Companion at Market One Capital, an early-stage VC fund targeted on SaaS-based marketplaces and B2B software startups based mostly in Europe, with workplaces in Warsaw and Barcelona.
Quino Fernández: CEO at Barcelona-based Conector Startup Accelerator, which works with entrepreneurs to improve their expertise, broaden their information and assist them develop and validate their tasks.
Ravi Kurani: Principal at Earlybird, a European early-stage VC fund investing in a wide range of digital business fashions. Ravi focuses on investments within the fintech, insurance coverage and blockchain and crypto area.
Borja Breña: Funding Supervisor at Nauta Capital, the place he focuses on Spanish and Portuguese alternatives. Prior to becoming a member of Nauta, Borja was a senior funding supervisor at Telefónica’s corporate venture capital fund.
Marco Trombetti: Founder and CEO of Translated.com and of Pi Campus, an Italian VC that invests in growth-stage know-how startups, principally in AI, with greater than 40 investments in Europe and the US already in its portfolio.
Marcos Aubeso Parellada: Co-founder and Common Companion at Advira Ventures, a Barcelona-based VC for the artistic class, operating on the intersection of digital technologies and disruptive business models. Marcos can also be Common Companion on the early-stage VC Smartech Capital.
Ken Wilson: Based mostly in Dubai, Ken is a social enterprise researcher and an impression investor in early-stage corporations making constructive social and/or environmental impacts.
Oriol Bes: Barcelona Director of The Founder Institute, a pre-seed startup accelerator based mostly in Silicon Valley, which has launched over Three,500 corporations, helping them to boost over $800 million. Oriol can also be Program Director and a mentor at The Academy for Company Entrepreneurship.
Chris H. Leeb: Based mostly in SF, Chris is the CEO of Angelitos, which catapults disruptive enterprise concepts from Europe to Silicon Valley, helping startups incorporate there and accelerate market entry to realize traction earlier than addressing buyers.
Sebastian Karas: Head of Scouting at mAccelerator.vc, a VC fund from Warsaw with over €50 million underneath administration, focusing primarily on late seed and Collection A rounds of investments in startups with cutting-edge technological options.
Urs Rothmayr: In addition to main the Barcelona and Andalucía chapters of the Founder Institute, Urs is also a professor at Three Factors, the Digital Enterprise Faculty, an Innovation Manager on the administration consulting agency Peninsula, and a Program Director at The Academy for Company Entrepreneurship.
Oskar Stachowiak: Based mostly in London, Oskar is Managing Companion at Untitled Ventures, which invests in East European tech startups that have already got traction, with 23 portfolio corporations.
Cecilia Lundborg: Investor in Paris-based VC daphni, which invests in tech startups with European DNA and a robust worldwide ambition. Beforehand based PitchYard, which specialises in crowdfunding marketing campaign pitch writing.
Andrew Slack: Founder at Olive Valley, Mallorca’s enterprise progress group. A profitable entrepreneur and angel investor, Andrew has a ardour for serving to founders obtain their visions.
Romain Vidal: Associate at Paris-based CapHorn Make investments, an unbiased VC investing in B2B startups that drive digital transformation. CapHorn focuses on Collection A & B rounds starting from €2 to €20 million.
Amit Gilon: Early Stage Investor at Kaedan Capital, which invests in digital startups using machinen learning, 3D, NLP, huge knowledge, pc vision, and AI technologies in pre-seed, seed, and Collection A rounds.
Stephan Beier: Funding Supervisor at bm|t, Stephan previously worked for a number of years in Mergers & Acquisitions at a big personal financial institution in Germany. Stephan focuses on startups in IT, automotive, and greentech.
Michał Papuga: Funding Affiliate at mAccelerator, a €50 million early-stage enterprise capital firm targeted on seed and early-stage investments in startups with leading edge technological solutions that may make a strong influence in the digital financial system.
Deborah Mot: Senior Affiliate at Forestay Capital in Geneva, a VC that focuses on extremely progressive software program and data-driven companies in Europe, Israel, and the US. Deborah beforehand worked as an investment supervisor for the Pictet Group.
Ruslan Sarkisyan: A Senior Associate at Runa Capital, Ruslan focuses on healthcare, fintech, cloud for SMEs and cloud infrastructure. Previous to joining Runa, he worked as an affiliate with McKinsey & Firm after beginning his career as a technique marketing consultant with IBM.
Beatriz Volckaert Almansa: Impression Funding Analyst at the Ship2B Foundation. Based mostly in Barcelona, Ship2B’s imaginative and prescient is a society, the place economics, social welfare, tradition, and the setting go hand in hand in self-sustaining corporations with a social mission.
Eugenia Bejar: Based mostly in New York, Eugenia is an Funding Analyst at Insight Venture Companions, a number one VC agency investing in high-growth know-how and software program corporations driving transformative change in their industries. Insight presently has over $20 billion in belongings beneath management.
Stefan Köppl: Stefan has in depth expertise with startups as an investor and as a founder. An funding supervisor for the Austrian VC tecnet fairness, with a concentrate on seed and Collection A financing, he additionally serves as a board member of a number of startups and accelerators.
Florence Aretz: Funding Director at Adevinta Ventures, a worldwide chief in on-line marketplaces. Adevinta’s main focus areas are in proptech, mobility, and jobs & the way forward for work.
Johannes von Borries: Managing Associate at Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners, which focuses on European B2B startups from seed to Collection B. Also an angel investor, Johannes has a few years of experience within the VC business, and being a profitable founder himself, he knows the ups and downs of a startup.
Andreas Spechtler: Founder and CEO of Silicon Castles, a Salzburg-based strategic enterprise accelerator for know-how IP licensing, providing early investments and access to a worldwide community in main tech hotspots in Europe, the US and Asia.
Fausta Pavesio: Based mostly in Milan, along with being an angel investor and startup advisor, Fausta is a Board Member and Enterprise Companion at NYC-based Smartup Capital, which invests in seed to Collection B rounds in digital startups with killer groups, value-added know-how, a competitive course of, and limited cash burn.
Oriol Juncosa: Managing Associate and Co-Founder at Encomenda VC, which specialises in seed investments in know-how startups. Oriol beforehand worked with Nauta Capital, where he targeted on early stage investments across Europe.
Julian Vinue: Director of Wayra Barcelona (backed by Telefonica), one of the potent business accelerators worldwide, supporting tech startups in Europe and Latin America.
Dorina Serban: Business Improvement Director at Mountain Partners. Based mostly in Zurich, Mountain Companions manages more than 120 investments in e-commerce, know-how & security, digital cost & fintech startups.
Michael Counihan: Associate at NewTech Capital, supporting deals in startups ranging from SaaS platforms to apps, marketplaces, classifieds, AI, fintech, e-commerce, adtech, gaming, IoT, journey tech, and extra.
Paul Dowling: The founder at Dreamstake Ventures – a London-based firm offering end-to-end help for tech entrepreneurs wishing to get a startup funded within the shortest potential time.
Eamonn Carey: Managing Director at Techstars London – one of the world’s main startup accelerators. Eamonn can also be an early stage investor, advisor and board member for corporations across the US, Europe and Asia.
Rune Theill: CEO at Rockstart – a six month intensive startup accelerator based mostly in Amsterdam. Rockstart offers investment, office area, highly specialised information, and entry to a broad network of worldwide mentors, companions and buyers.
Stephan Glaenzer: A German entrepreneur who co-founded Ricardo.de and the early stage VC fund Ardour Capital. Stephan is among the most lively angel buyers throughout Europe.
Stéphanie Hospital: Founder and CEO of the enterprise platform OneRagTime. The VC platform selects probably the most progressive startups from throughout Europe and Israel and backs them, leveraging their curated group of buyers.
Moriyoshi Matsumoto: Managing Companion at WM Partners (Progress Capital in Japan) and Venture Companion on the US-based VC agency Rubicon VC. Earlier than that, Moriyoshi served as CEO of Japan Asia Funding Co.
Antonino Saccà: CEO & Founder Hephaestus Venture, a relatively new Italian VC agency with the objective to help the internationalization and enlargement of European startups to Brazil.
Carlos Blanco: The award-winning serial entrepreneur and angel investor Carlos Blanco Vazquez can also be the Managing Companion and co-founder of Encomenda Sensible Capital.
Javier Megias: Entrepreneur and enterprise angel, captivated with innovation and entrepreneurship. He’s the CEO of Startupxplore, the premium syndicate investment platform, and the President of the Valencian Startup Affiliation.
Jörg Rheinboldt: Managing Director at APX Axel Springer Porsche, CEO at Axel Springer Plug and Play, entrepreneur, investor and someone who loves to construct concepts and corporations.
Lone Jensen: Head of Partnerships at Startup Sensible Guys. The Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius-based B2B targeted startup accelerator gives a Three month program coupled with seed funding of up to €30Okay with follow-up funding, great mentors and great network.
Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel: Professor at RWTH Aachen University and at WHU. In addition to his educational career, Malte has co-founded a number of corporations, has served as managing director in these corporations and is an lively enterprise angel.
Vaiva Seskeviciute: As the corporate’s communication manager, Vaiva represents :agile accelerator – E.ON’s company accelerator and seed-investor supporting inner and externalbusiness ideas.
Victor Horcasitas: Investor, advisor and board observer of a number of startups, and Venture Companion at the Barcelona-based VC firm Confianz Capital. Victor can also be the President of the American Society in Barcelona.
Benedict Rodenstock: Founder and CEO of ASTUTIA – an unbiased funding company with headquarters in Munich and an workplace in Berlin. Important investment focus: Digital media and the Web-based startups in the early and progress levels.
Brice Lapouble: Enterprise Catalyst at the venture platform OneRagTime. The VC platform selects probably the most revolutionary startups from across Europe and Israel and backs them, leveraging their curated group of buyers.
Petter Larsson: Funding Supervisor at Adevinta Ventures, a worldwide chief in online marketplaces. Adevinta’s main focus areas are in proptech, mobility, and jobs & the way forward for work.
Kirsty Grant: Funding Director at Seedrs – the leading fairness crowdfunding platform in Europe and probably the most lively funder of personal corporations within the UK. Kirsty may even be a part of a panel discussion through the event.
Miguel Sanz Sanchez: Investment Director and Co-founder of Encomenda VC, which is a Barcelona-based VC agency which specialises in seed investments in know-how startups.
Shmuel Chafets: Common Associate at Goal International – a world Enterprise Capital agency headquartered in Berlin, with €700 million in belongings beneath management.
Martin Buhl: Chief Investment Officer of Subsequent Massive Factor (NBT) – an operational VC as well as IoT and blockchain firm builder designing profitable ventures.
Pepe Borrell: The Managing Director of Crowdcube in Southern Europe. Crowdcube is a number one equity crowdfunding platform for startups and growing businesses to connect with potential buyers.
Mario Brassesco: Venture Capitalist with expertise in startup launch, acceleration, fundraising and funding. Funding Affiliate at Encomenda Sensible Capital.
Lina Chong: VC at Target International – a world Venture Capital agency headquartered in Berlin, which connects the important thing European startup ecosystems, with €700 million in belongings underneath management.
Mathieu Carenzo: Mathieu teaches at IESE Business Faculty in the MBA, the EMBA and lots of different government education schemes. He’s a companion at Nero Ventures and Venture Hub.
We’ll also have an excellent networking app on the event, which can allow you to to schedule meetings. Sounds fascinating? Ensure that to safe your tickets asap, and see you on Might 2-Three on the EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona!
Under you’ll discover some impressions from last yr’s version of the EU-Startups Summit:
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