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....where he is responsible for all development issues, overseeing the areas of sales, technology (start-ups), projects, marketing and communication and international expansion.
He graduated with honours from Cass Business School of London and then spent five years gaining experience in strategy consultancy. He worked for public administrations and advised numerous companies in Europe in the FMCG, finance, energy, retail and private equity sectors.
Der Serienunternehmer gründete davor mehrere erfolgreiche Startups und sammelte über 50 Millionen Euro von Wagniskapitalgebern ein. Er leitete das Europäische Start Program von Intel und gründete Intel Ignite, das als bester Corporate Startup Accelerator in der Frühphase ausgezeichnet wurde. Das Programm wurde zunächst in Israel etabliert und später auf die Startup-Ökosysteme in den USA und Deutschland ausgeweitet.
Stephan Heller war Gründer und CEO von FinCompare, einer schnell wachsenden Fintech-Plattform für die Mittelstandsfinanzierung. Zuvor gründete er Watchmaster - eine E-Commerce-Plattform für neue und gebrauchte Luxusuhren. Er führte das Unternehmen als CEO und gestaltete die digitale Transformation des Uhrenmarktes mit. Zuvor war der gebürtige Münchner beim internationalen Discount-Riesen Groupon tätig. Dort war er maßgeblich am Erfolg und dem starken Wachstum von Groupon in Europa beteiligt.
Seine Karriere startete er als Investmentanalyst bei Waterland, einem auf den deutschen Mittelstand fokussierten Private Equity Fonds, und als Unternehmensberater bei Roland Berger, einer führenden globalen Strategieberatung. Stephan Heller arbeitete auch für BMW in Tokio und für UBS in London.
Er hat einen Bachelor in Kommunikationswissenschaften der Universität Wien und einen Master in International Management der ESCP Europe in Paris, London und Berlin.
For over twenty-five years, she’s built collections for major corporations, such as Sony and Coca-Cola, and individuals, including high-profile celebrities Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg. Guggenheim holds a doctorate in Art History from Columbia University and has headed two departments at Christie’s.
Guggenheim has written commentaries on the art world for many journals, including The Robb Report, regularly appears on industry power lists, and has been the subject of numerous magazine articles, including profiles in Vanity Fair and Forbes. She’s written five books, including Art World: The New Rules of the Game and Little Known Facts About Well-Known Figures. In her spare time, Guggenheim writes humorous short stories published in Elle, W, and Harper’s Bazaar.
Zusätzlich war er in dieser Zeit Dozent der genossenschaftlichen Bankenakademie sowie an der staatlichen Berufsakademie in Karlsruhe. Im Anschluss und nach Abschluss seiner Ausbildung als Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst war er als Head of Research & Asset Management und Investor Relations bei einer Wertpapierhandelsbank in Frankfurt tätig.
Im August 2001 übernahm er den Aufbau und die Leitung des Family Office einer Privatbank in Berlin. Von Oktober 2010 bis September 2016 leitete er als Geschäftsführer das Family Office der Sparkassenfinanzgruppe Nötzli, Mai & Partner AG in Zürich. Seit 1. Oktober 2016 ist Herr Zenner geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Family Office 360grad AG in Stans/Nidwalden.
Frédéric is perpetuating a four-generation-old family tradition of real estate investments in and around Monaco through his own investments focused in various border regions diversified across Europe, primarily on the residential segment.
In parallel, he is an advisor at a single-Family Office focusing on alternative investments.
Frederic has 15 years of experience in the Hedge fund, Private equity, real estate, and Biotech space. As a principal at Argenthal Private Capital, Frédéric developed private equity projects based out of London after gaining experience as a European sales manager at Structured Retail Products Ltd advising mainly regulators. He was also a strategic analyst in Milan for a merger project in the field of health insurance for which he received an award from the French Ministry of Foreign Trade.
Frédéric studied in Prépa HEC, at Bocconi in Milan and holds a master’s degree in business from Sciences Po Paris.
While keeping strong ties with the Cote d’azur, Frédéric lives in the Italian speaking Switzerland. Frederic is the acting president of non-profit art association Aida monaco. He is married and has three children. Frederic is a passionate observer of real estate trends.
....relating to international development, education and cancer/genetic research.
In 2005, Lola founded the Middle East Children’s Institute (MECI), a non-for-profit focusing on women’s empowerment, economic development and holistic educational programs for women and children victims of war in the Middle East. MECI addresses the most urgent needs of refugee and severely disadvantaged women and children through its integrated multifaceted child-centered community development programs in the region. Working in partnership with government agencies, UNICEF and NGO’s, MECI’s programs have transformed the lives of tens of thousands of children.
Lola serves on the Advisory Board of Citi Private Bank EMEA. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, WEF delegate and an Honorary Trustee of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, where she served as Vice Chairman and Treasurer. She founded the Women in Science Switzerland for the Center for Integrated Genetics at the University of Lausanne. With her husband, she recently co-founded the Impact Cancer Foundation in Switzerland to support translational research and innovative immunotherapy cancer treatments.
Lola holds BA, MA, and MBA degrees from Stanford University. Prior to spending 15 years in the investment management and financial advisory business as Managing Director of Sterling Grace Capital Management, she was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and First Boston in corporate finance. She received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award and is a member of the Prince Albert II Roundtable on Philanthropy. Lola has been honored as a Dame into the Sovereign Military Order of Malta for her work in charity.
At college she became aware of the intense loneliness Gen Z face. She launched a Gen Z social media in Miami & London, reducing the time to make plans to 62 seconds.
He comes from a business family now in the 5th generation. Dominik began his career as a structured derivatives marketer for Merrill Lynch and Nomura. He has since held senior positions at a volatility strategy hedge fund and a Swiss based asset manager. Dominik became a Partner of Blu Family Office in 2013 and manages many of our strategic and business development functions.
Dominik holds a BA in Economics from the University of Augsburg (1997) and a Masters in Financial Engineering from the Goethe University in Frankfurt (2000).
After university he worked in hospital design and management in the UK and North Africa and venture capital in France.
He studied modern languages, diplomatic and art history at Oxford. Further studies included an MBA at INSEAD where he went on to join the faculty researching electronic information and news systems.
He has been active in film production finance and the music business in the U.K, France, and the US, and been involved at an early stage in the development of Internet infrastructure in Europe and location-based services companies.
He is currently an active investor in med-tech and biotech both in Europe and the USA. He is the holder of several patents in Internet services, medtech and sleep medicine.
Globally every year USD 35 billion worth of life saving drugs are lost and SkyCell is addressing this with a best in class globally tracked logistics solution. As drugs become more sophisticated biomolecules, 100% maintaining temperature becomes critical during global transport. The company built a high-tech chemistry based cold chain solution and global tracking and software platform for its global clients, counting half of global pharma as its customers.
Formerly, he was the COO of listed aviation pioneering firm Lilium where he joined the company early on and helped building it to a 1,000 people strong aviation engineering company listed on NASDAQ. Dr. Gerber is a former McKinsey & Co advisor and brings extensive leadership experience in fast growth businesses from Gett, the ride hailing company where he was MD for Western Europe, to Groupon where he was COO for Northern Europe. He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford in Physical & Theoretical Chemistry and a masters in Physics from ETH Zurich.
He is notably celebrated for co-founding Kiron Open Higher Education, a groundbreaking initiative that bridges the educational gap for refugees. His visionary leadership at Kiron has not only redefined accessible education but also garnered significant attention from global institutions. His current project Hypt is aiming to offer a one-stop solution for ADHD and provide support across the entire patient journey.
Beyond Kiron, Vincent's entrepreneurial acumen shines in his involvement with NextGen Family Office, where he intricately melds finance and social innovation. At NextGen, he collaborates closely with family offices, guiding them towards sustainable and impactful investments. His profound connections to multiple family offices #finedine have solidified his reputation as a nexus between traditional wealth and socially-responsible ventures.
Vincent’s expertise is more than just about creating businesses; it's about sculpting a more equitable future. Over the years, he has masterfully leveraged his networks to rally support for game-changing startups. His synergy with fellow entrepreneurs and global family offices has enabled countless social impact ventures to flourish. In the realm of entrepreneurship and philanthropy, Vincent Zimmer stands out as a beacon, driving change through collaboration and innovation. He's not just building companies; he's crafting legacies.
Additionally, Mrs. Beerhalter also serves as Ambassador, Member of the Board, Trustee, Committee Member, Advisor, and Expert to various for-profit and not-for-profit organizations around the globe -- amongst others: United Nations’ University for Peace (UPEACE), Costa Rica, Orcan Energy, Germany, Auma Obama Foundation Sauti Kuu, Kenya & Germany, USA, Green Sands Equity, USA, Abrahamic Business Circle, Dubai, UAE, First Light Trust, UK, Aescuvest, Europe- specialized in a wide range of issues including, social business, entrepreneurship, investments with positive impact, renewable energy, education, leadership, economic development, mental health, gender inclusiveness, women & minority empowerment, investments in emerging and growth markets, and wealth management, financial literary, family governance, and succession planning.
As Investor she also manages also her own investment portfolio. Mrs. Beerhalter was awarded with the TIAW World of Difference Award in 2015.
With over 20 years of innovation and financial investment experience, he has a track record of identifying and backing companies that can become market leaders, create real value for their industry, and make a positive difference in the world.
He is an active angel investor and advisor, worked at Coca-Cola and Henkel in operating and investment roles, where he invested in over 40 startups in several verticals. He is passionate about the climate and health sectors, and believes in the power of technology and innovation to solve global challenges.
He is responsible for ensuring that commercial, client acquisition, and product strategies continue to support a rapidly growing international client base.
Before joining Fidelity, Manuel served as an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, where he ran the Market Solutions group in Europe, managing infrastructure and FinTech partnerships.
Manuel earned his Master of Engineering degree in Software Engineering from the University of Southampton.
....has been in finance for over 18 years total. His career started in the German Retail Banking Sector, where he spent 10 years with a focus on private and corporate banking. After a 3 year project in Kigali, Rwanda focusing on Financial Sector Development and Microfinance on behalf of the German Sparkassenstiftung, he moved to Switzerland in 2019 to dive deeper in the Private Equity and Venture Capital space for Family Offices.
GE Ventures AG invests primarily in German speaking countries. Ideally, the focus is on companies with the potential to create sustainable, long-term value through changing economic cycles and a close collaboration with the management to achieve that. GE Ventures AG is currently invested in 15 companies in Europe, with combined sales over USD +300mio and over 550 employees.
Next to Venture Capital and Private Equity, GE Ventures invests in sustainable energy and real estate in Germany.
Mr. Roos holds a Bachelor of Science and MBA of Hochschule für Finanzwirtschaft & Management (Bonn, Germany), which included a summer term in Harvard University. He graduated as best in class in 2013 and got awarded with the price of the Eberle Butschkau Foundation.
Ms. Henton has over 15 years of professional experience in strategy consulting and finance, including private equity for businesses in emerging markets.
She holds an MSc in International Business from Maastricht University and was part of the inaugural class of the Oxford Impact Investing Programme at Said Business School.
In her free time, she is an avid urban kiz dancer and a gym rat. Furthermore, she is a sponsor of Plan International and a member of Women on Boards.
We are a private investment group focusing on early-stage deep tech investments. We are a specialized group focused on AI-first companies, cyber security, privacy, tech-bio, dual-use, defense-tech and quantum computing where we have the ability to add significant value.
We extend our wider investment base to help founders overcome specific challenges, exchange knowledge, and learn from former technology founders. As a family office we invest into likeminded funds that can additionally provide us with a unique pipeline and expertise.
The approach is hands-on and active, identifying businesses that are catalysts for making an impact in their sectors. Investments are diverse; from an impact-driven multi-family office, mental health to impact investments using technology such as blockchain.
Amer has a background in finance, having spent over five years with Rothschild Bank in Zurich. He originally moved to Zurich in 2010 to join a multi-family office where he was responsible for all merchant banking. He started his career in London, where for almost a decade he was advising entrepreneurs and family businesses on private equity and M&A at First Capital and direct investments at First Ventures.
Amer studied Manufacturing and Management at Cambridge University as post-graduate and earned a Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce with Japanese from Birmingham University, which included a year on scholarship in Japan. He holds a Diploma in Accounting and Finance (ACCA) and an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) from the CFA Institute.
Amer is on the committee of Philanthropy Impact in Zurich and lectures on impact investing at the Anant University, where he has also founded the Ikigai Scholarship to help disadvantaged students.
....which provides alternative tailor-made trade financing solutions for commodity supply chains by attracting private and institutional investors to allocate their capital at good margins with low risks.
Together with creating commercial value for all the stakeholders, Maxwer Group is also focused on Impact Values by supporting commodity SMEs on the way to the smooth transition to green energy.
Before establishing Maxwer Group Lilia spent almost 20 years in the commodity trading business, out of which last 8 years on executive positions and in the Boards of Directors.
Lilia holds a Master of Arts degree and a Master Degree in Business Administration from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and University of Sankt Gallen.
She is an active speaker and panellist at the commodity and trade finance conferences all over the world.
With a decade of experience in Montblanc, first as Managing Director for Writing Culture, Leather Goods and Jewellery in the Hamburg HQ, he recently served as General Manager of the Italian branch. At Montblanc, Christian Rauch spent a total of almost 6 years, most recently as Managing Director in the Writing Culture, Leather & Jewelry division, before being appointed CEO at Montblanc Italia.
He held this position for just under 4 years and then moved to the luxury garden furniture manufacturer UNOPIU' in Milano, Italy.
After just over 4 years as CEO of the company, Christian Rauch moved to the position of Managing Director at Degussa Sonne/Mond Goldhandel GmbH, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in March 2023. In this position, Christian Rauch represents the globally active and leading precious metals trader externally, also as spokesman for the managing directors.
He is the co-founder of Orchestrated Opportunities, an advisory firm working at the intersection of impact and access, which he launched after incubating an impact film company for the Dalio Family.
He serves on the Board of Ariel Rivka Dance, the Arthur Miller Foundation, First Republic FEA New York, and is an active classical composer most recently commissioned to re-score Stravinksy’s Firebird for Ballet Vero Beach.
He is the NYC Ambassador for NEXUS, and an advisor to circular economy fund Regeneration.VC along with several other companies.
Andrew is thus responsible for CSP's educational programs and projects for financial institutions training their staff and clients on sustainable finance and impact investing topics.
Before joining CSP, Andrew worked in private banking and asset management for 10 years across several different functions and thematic areas. In addition, he worked for the International Labour Organization’s Social Finance Department researching microinsurance. Furthermore, Andrew is a CFA charterholder with additional qualifications in sustainable finance.
Andrew is also an avid rock climber and mountaineer, passionate about conserving natural environments for future generations.
He began his career as a professional software developer and, over the course of more than 10 years as a business owner, managed numerous projects. In 2008, he transitioned into the international oil trading business, serving as CIO/CTO of AOT Energy and gaining extensive experience, particularly in technology. In 2019, he relocated with his family to Taiwan, where he started to offer CTO and solutions consultant as a Service to small companies. He recently returned with family back to Switzerland.
Ivan holds an Executive Diploma in IT Business Management from the University of St. Gallen and an Advanced Federal Diploma of Business Information Technology from WISS, both in Switzerland.
As the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Anvajo, Stefan has dedicated his expertise to advancing the field of medical and biotechnological applications by use of new manufacturing methods and artificial intelligence. Anvajo stands at the forefront of innovation, offering comprehensive solutions for cell and biomarker analysis in a clinical and scientific context.
With a commitment to bridging the gap between technology and healthcare, anvajos contributions have greatly benefited both sectors, paving the way for more integrated and efficient solutions.
Stefan holds a degree in electrical engineering from the TU Dresden.
An expert in energy metabolism and recovery, George has vast experience in the field of sports performance at an elite international level (NBA & Olympic athletes) and more than 35 year’s experience in the promotion of optimum health.
With medical and technological advances, people are living longer than ever before. It is George’s belief that old age should not signify functional decline. Through his development of award winning programmes delivered at Chenot health wellness retreats worldwide, George helps people achieve and maintain optimal health, and lead fully active and fulfilling lives at any age.
George received his MSc and PhD at Loughborough University (U.K) and, carried out substantial post-doctorate research at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. His research work has been published in numerous medical journals.
Quantumrock is dedicated to pioneering gemstones as a viable asset class. With a remarkable track record as a serial FinTech entrepreneur, Stefan has successfully established and scaled four distinct companies.
In his private capacity, Stefan primarily directs his investments towards equity in his own ventures, real estate, and, naturally, gemstones.
His career includes a brief tenure at New Jersey based MPI after having served as Principal of a London based multi family office firm focusing on PE deals in the financial services industry. Mr Foroodian’s experience includes his roles as chief investment officer of Inflection Point Capital Management, Chief investment officer of Innovest Strategic Value Advisors, Vice President of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Barclays Global Investors and Mackenzie Financial.
Mr Foroodian is a CFA charter holder. He completed his studies at the University of Oxford in Engineering, Economics & Management and has a MBA from Imperial College.
Philipp Jurisch is responsible for the conception and expansion of the operator portfolio as well as the investment strategies. The vision: to drive forward the sustainable, urban development of innovative real estate concepts and to build a far-reaching platform for institutional investors, operators and young entrepreneurs with neworld.
With neworld's multifaceted portfolio, Philipp Jurisch brings to life the idea of modernizing living in all phases of life and shaping it in a future-oriented way. The concepts range from childcare, co-living, co-working and senior living to eco retreats and healthcare.
In addition to expanding the real estate concepts at neworld, Philipp Jurisch is also the founder and managing partner of project developer aedus Development and is responsible for all commercial aspects. With aedus, projects are conceived holistically and implemented intelligently - whether revitalization, transformation or new construction. Philipp Jurisch's passion for old buildings leads him to focus on the development of innovative living, working and educational spaces in historic and listed buildings. The focus of project development is therefore on the revitalization of properties, the renovation of old building structures and the development of smart usage concepts to qualify historic properties for the future. Aedus has already successfully implemented nine projects in Frankfurt and Berlin with a volume of around EUR 100 million and holds these properties in its portfolio for the long term.
With over 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and the financial sector, he has extensive expertise and a cross-sector international network. Before founding neworld and aedus, he worked for CR Investment Management, a pan-european asset and investment manager, where he was responsible for the micro-living investment strategy. Philipp Jurisch gained further significant experience during his career at Brookfield, Groß und Partner and DWS.
....encompassing Wealth Management and Investments, he has previously occupied prominent executive leadership positions at ABNAMRO. Notably, he served as the Global Head of Wealth Solutions and Head of Investments, showcasing his profound industry expertise. His distinguished career also encompasses his tenure as the CEO of MeesPierson in the Netherlands, along with his role as a Member of the Executive Board at Van Lanschot Bank Belgium.
Throughout his professional journey, Mr. Habets has contributed his insights and guidance to various boards, including his involvement with ABNAMRO Investment Solutions in France. His advisory role extends to InvestSuite's Board, where he currently provides valuable counsel. Furthermore, he serves as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Victim Support, underscoring his commitment to making a positive impact beyond the financial realm.
Mr. Habets holds a master's degree in business economics, complemented by a distinguished Board Director certificate. His multifaceted career trajectory, characterized by diverse leadership experiences, positions him as a driving force poised to propel SWI into a promising future.
She leverages this knowledge strategically as an entrepreneur and executive advisor, making her a highly sought-after sparring partner in numerous boardrooms.
In addition to her television career, she is the author of six non-fiction books, has produced several TV business documentaries, and serves as a lecturer at Mainz University of Applied Sciences.
Dorette Segschneider's expertise shines through in her successful guidance of numerous succession issues, focusing on personality-oriented transformation processes in medium-sized companies. She is equally adept at tackling challenging leadership tasks in family businesses. As an Executive Advisor, she employs a straightforward and experienced approach, collaboratively developing action plans with clients and finding solutions to complex issues.
Dorette is dedicated to supporting personalities such as family entrepreneurs, board members, and executive teams in aligning their futures with great clarity and expertise. In a world marked by high complexity and limited resources, her primary goal is to facilitate decisions that have a positive impact on the client's success, as well as on the company's bottom line and long-term direction.
Her role as an Executive Advisor places utmost importance on discretion. Dorette's clientele includes prestigious family businesses, law firms, and accomplished public figures.
he strategy is now in its 9th year and has to date invested in more than 40 pure play blockchain venture funds in the Americas, Asia and Europe; and in a combined portfolio of 400+ blockchain and crypto projects including approximately 50% of all blockchain unicorns. Our funds rank in the top decile amongst all funds in their respective categories on both Pitchbook and Preqin. Headquartered in San Francisco with a presence in Grand Cayman, London, New York, Zug and Zurich, the alternative investment management firm, was co-founded by Alison Davis and Matthew Le Merle who, with Lou Kerner, also comprise the Managing Directors of Blockchain Coinvestors Acquisition Corporation 1. Matthew is also Managing Partner of Keiretsu - the most active early-stage venture investors backing over 300 companies a year.
Matthew’s career has spanned being a global strategy advisor, professional services firm leader, corporate operating executive, private equity and venture capital investor, and board director. His board work has included Chairman or Non-Executive Director roles in 15 public and private companies and active Advisory Board roles in fast growth companies. Matthew’s board experience includes a broad range of industries including Digital Content/videogames, eCommerce, Fintech/Blockchain, Business Services, Consumer and Retail.
Matthew has advised sovereign and regional economic entities on issues of innovation, entrepreneurialism and cluster growth. Clients have covered the globe from China, the EU, and the UK to the US including in his home state of California and the Bay Area/Silicon Valley.
Earlier in his career, Matthew spent 21 years as a strategy, operations and corporate finance advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs, boards and executive teams with McKinsey & Company, and as a practice leader with A.T. Kearney and Monitor Group where he led both firms’ West Coast practices and at Booz & Company. He was also a corporate executive at Gap Inc. where he was SVP strategy and corporate development and SVP global marketing.
Matthew is bestselling author (The Intelligent Investor – Silicon Valley, Blockchain Competitive Advantage, Corporate Innovation in the Fifth Era, Build your Fortune in the Fifth Era, The Ministry of Bitcoin and Second Chance) and keynote speaker. He received a B.A. (Double First) and Master’s from Christ Church, Oxford, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was born in London, UK, and is now a dual US/UK citizen and lives in San Francisco and London with his wife, Alison Davis.
....a venture fund dedicated to supporting early-stage companies worldwide, with a special emphasis on investing in women-led enterprises.
Recognized for her exceptional achievements in Interactive Media, Irina was awarded an Emmy in 2011, a testament to her profound contributions to the industry. As the Founder and Head of Production at Mama Lion Productions, her commitment to empowering women shines through her work. Irina solidifies Mama Lion Productions as a trailblazing force in the industry with her expertise in media production and interactive media.
Ben is a seasoned investor with expertise in private equity and venture capital, overseeing transactions globally. Working with family offices and funds, he has facilitated and managed a wide array of investments, from tech startups to corporate overhauls.
A versatile industry player, Ben has also ventured into the healthcare market, participating in several projects.
Additionally he is a member of b-to-v’s Investor Circle, heads his own family’s investment office since three decades, and is an advisor to several other single and multi family offices. Stephan is a serial entrepreneur in IT & Telecommunications, Automotive, Cleantech and Technology with several exits. He has over 30 years of experience in the start-up and turn-around business and played a major role at o.tel.o and Toll Collect. He has an education in computer science, law and economics.
With extensive experience in sectors such as FMCG, CE/IT, and Multichannel environments, Rico's dedication to customer-centric strategies and team empowerment consistently delivers successful outcomes in his impressive career.
Rico served as CEO and co-founder of the innovative startup, Whacky Food Company, a groundbreaking Superfood FMCG venture. He has orchestrated a successful initial investment round and meticulously crafted a robust cash flow plan, ensuring operational stability for the company's inaugural year.
As Regional Director for DACH and a key Logitech's EU leadership member, Rico led the company to remarkable success. Under his guidance, the DACH cluster doubled its revenue, becoming the world's third-largest. Rico's focus on talent development and a growth-driven culture expanded the team and boosted employee satisfaction.
Prior to Logitech, Rico worked for Coca-Cola for 11 years in various markets and leadership positions. During his tenure as the Country Sales Director and Board Member at Coca-Cola Hellenic in Switzerland, Rico orchestrated a remarkable turnaround, reversing a four-year flat revenue within the core portfolio. His implementation of a comprehensive route-to-market strategy and a customer-first approach resulted in record levels of customer satisfaction and marked transformations within the sales organization. His digitalization project for the company's e-commerce platform and Home Delivery Service showcased his commitment to innovative business solutions.
Rico Uesluek’ s remarkable journey in the corporate world reflects his unyielding dedication to fostering a culture of innovation, customer focus, and sustainable growth, setting him apart as an exemplary leader in the global business landscape.
....with a demonstrated history of working in the FOREX domain. He is the current Chief Business Development Offices of Algo Equities Technology; prior to joining Algo he had been the head of business development for some of the fastest growing, award winning companies in Europe over his decade long career. .
Michael holds a Degree of Business Science in the field of Finance from the College of Boston Massachusetts, as well as a specialisation in Finance and Accounting from Harvard Business School.
Michael is a family man who enjoys swimming, playing golf, and skiing in his spare time.
In addition, Mr. Campbell is responsible for DC Capital Partners' investor relationships with the investor community.
Prior to DC Capital, Mr. Campbell served as Head of the Americas at BlueBay Asset Management, a position he held from October 2005 to April 2013. Before joining BlueBay, Mr. Campbell was a Managing Director at JP Morgan in their investment bank, where he acted as a senior advisor to the assessment management and hedge fund community. Prior to that role, Mr. Campbell led JP Morgan's Chicago office, where he covered Mid-West institutional investors and led the Credit Distribution efforts for both JP Morgan and Chase.
Mr. Campbell began his career as a Credit Salesperson at Salomon Brothers in 1986 and holds a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University.
A Swiss citizen, he has been based in Asia since 1995, where he founded / co-founded and exited various companies in the software and digital media fields over the past 18 years.
He started his career in Schindler Elevators in Lucerne, and then moved on to Consulting at BCG in Zurich, where he worked on financial institutions. He was subsequently sent to Asia by a French media conglomerate with the task to acquire and manage target companies throughout Asia. He has been a serial entrepreneur in Taiwan since 2006.
Through his activities as a software entrepreneur, Corrado has significant knowledge of the major trends in AI and blockchain technology, having founded and exited various companies in those fields for more than 10 years.
Corrado has a Master’s degree in Engineering from ETH Zurich and an MBA from INSEAD, France.
Dr Daniela Marino is the Co-Founder and CEO of CUTISS. She studied Biotechnology in Milan (Italy) and during her PhD from ETHZ, she focused her research on vascular biology and stem cells. She then joined a research group at the University of Zurich as post doc and before starting CUTISS, she was the co-leader and business developer for the project denovoSkin™ at the Wyss Zurich.
She co-founded CUTISS in 2017, where denovoSkin™ is being developed towards commercialization. Worldwide, millions of people suffer from skin defects requiring surgical interventions to restore skin function. Current standard of care to treat large, deep skin defects is often not available in sufficient quantities, and it frequently leaves these patients with permanent, painful, disfiguring, and debilitating scars.
denovoSkin™ is a personalized human skin graft that can be bio-engineered in large quantities. It promises to grow with the patient, limit scarring, and drastically reduce the number of follow up corrective surgeries required, particularly in children. It is currently in the last stage of clinical trials and could be of amazing benefit for patients with burns, traumas, that undergo reconstructive or plastic procedures.
CUTISS won the Top 100 Swiss Start-up Award and has raised more than CHF 67 million from private investors, family offices and public bodies. Round C is now open to pave the way towards commercialization.
....and Managing Partner of the TGV 4 Plus Follow On Fund, where he brings them to the next level, in partnership with other reputable late stage VCs. TGV has invested in 4 unicorns, namely Animoca Brands, The Sandbox, Forge and Ledger. TGV GPs, including Konrad, are investing their own money between 20%-40% of the Total Fund AUM. The fund is investing in equity across 3 verticals: Entertainment, Financial Services, Infrastructure. TGV is licensed under the Monetary Authorities of Singapore.
Before joining TGV, Konrad founded over 10 companies and invested in over 20. As CEO of co-founded 7bulls.com, he increased 7bulls' operations 10-fold, transforming a typical software house to a venture building factory and a group of companies delivering AI and cloud-based innovation globally for finance, retail, pharma, automotive and media. He is experienced in coordinating large R&D and product teams and building technology-based companies, and in his academic life (University of Warsaw, Uppsala University) has authored scientific and technical papers on subjects including the development of large-scale software and machine learning. He succeeded with a number of unique technologies and products introduced to the market, several spin-offs scaled to a global level, and exits to US and Canadian public companies. Konrad graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics, IT and Mechanics at the University of Warsaw.
With a background in Management from INSEAD and a multi-sector professional experience at McKinsey & Co. and in Investment Banking, Antonio has spent the last years identifying opportunities, defining strategies and coaching senior management teams to deliver results.
Antonio’s broad knowledge, leadership and vision has enabled him to successfully lead traditional businesses´ transformation into the digital economy.
As founder and CEO of CV VC he manages a portfolio of 60 startup investments and as co-founder of the Swiss Blockchain Federation he leads the internationalization of Switzerland’s expertise.
As an entrepreneur he has founded, managed, and successfully exited several companies.
In 2020, Muhr founded Patient21 to redefine outpatient care after his personal experience battling cancer a few years earlier. Patient21 is a Series C HealthTech company developing an innovative software platform that connects its modern clinics across Germany. There are over 55 owned and operated clinics in the network already, which support over 300,000 patients each year.
Patient21 is tackling two of the most pressing challenges in the outpatient part of the healthcare system. The first is the lack of consistent data that negatively impacts doctors' and patients' ability to make smart, data-driven decisions. The second is an overwhelming amount of administrative burden resulting in less time spent with patients.
Before Patient21, Muhr was Chief Operating Officer at Auto1 Group, overseeing their international expansion. In 2021, Auto1 saw its public offering valuing the company at EUR 7bn. Muhr is also known as the co-founder of Citydeal, a European online deals company. After the successful sale of Citydeal to Groupon in 2010, the largest acquisition to date by GRPN, Muhr led Groupon's growth in Chicago and served as SVP Sales on the executive management team. He is a founder of and investor in various startups, including McMakler, HeavenHR, and Endy. He also holds stakes in multiple venture-backed businesses.
There is an opportunity for many such partnerships if you know where to look. Based in Nairobi, Kenya since 2011, Kyle screens through hundreds of African startups to find the diamonds in the rough. A serial entrepreneur previously in Biogas, hospitality and a Thai restaurant, he has raised tens of millions of francs for companies in Africa and fixed up their operations so they can succeed.
He works with investors and companies in Agri Processing, Tech and Solar. There are unique opportunities in Africa. Most agricultural produce in Europe comes from Africa like Green Beans, Avocado, Coffee, and Chocolate.
Ask him about: his 3-year motorcycle trip through Latin America, finding meaningful work that makes you excited to jump out of bed in the morning, and how to go on a business safari in Africa.
I have dedicated my entire career to economic empowerment, starting at Citigroup's Microfinance unit, one of the major driving forces of commercially viable impact investing. At the nexus of microfinance mainstreaming, I learned about the power of combining financial and social returns at scale.
This is the common thread of my career and gets me excited about my work every day. I have worked with a wide range of stakeholders before starting my company FLOW: a global bank (Citigroup), a development agency (German Development Cooperation), a regulator (Central Bank of Uganda) and a previous start-up (SmartMoney).
At FLOW, we are committed to enabling small businesses to prosper in the digital economy. We deliver this by providing instant access to digital working capital based on data. This allows our customers to increase their incomes while achieving unit economics far beyond those of Western market focused FinTechs.