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Before, she has worked in the management of 3 international nanny agencies in Istanbul, Vancouver & Berlin. She studied Early Childhood Education & International Business/Digital Marketing.
She fell in love with the topics of community-building and social innovation.
When he is not busy creating engaging pitches for speakers or accelerating innovation for companies, he travels the world for inspiration from other cultures and enjoys a day by the sea to recover from it all. As a world citizen at heart, he is known for his never-ending smile and kindness to his peers.
Loves bringing networks to life and see the startups he works with thrive!
Co-founded several companies since (or joined management very early):
- froodies (online supermarket)
- Trademob (Ad-Tech)
- Beaconinside (location based services)
- M-Cube (incubator for comparison business models)
- Factorymarket (retail)
Some turned out successful, others not so much ;-).
Now working on the next start-up.
In his role as for Librileo gUG he is fundamentally rethinking the educational structures for small children.
He has extensive experience both in the for profit world of business cases and equity based fundings, as well as in the non profit world of impact orientation.
Prototyping is his craft - where Software Engineering meets Business Development.
In the past he has founded three companies. He is currently involved in two start-ups and in their advisory board.
He is committed to fight climate change and believe in purpose companies. He is now planning his next venture to be a slow business in the area of climate tech.
She has gained recognition as one of Forbes Europe’s Top 50 Women in Tech, top 100 most influential people in wearable tech worldwide, one of 25 leaders in fashion and technology worldwide, and has been listed as one of the 50 most important women for innovation & startups in the EU.
hands-on angel investor, startup mentor, serial entrepreneur and VC Blogger
Prior to that, Robert worked as an investment banker for Merrill Lynch and as an investment professional for a VC fund. Since 2008, Robert invested in ca. 50 companies as angel investor, realizing various high-profile exits. Robert holds a degree in Business Administration from WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and spent semesters in India and France.
He is a former Managing Director of the German Startups Association and a former member of The Abgeordnetenhaus of Berlin (House of Representatives).
In the Würth Group he supports start-ups to bring their ideas to market quickly. He supports them with hardware, service, support, know-how, laboratories and a big network of experts.
Software executive at SAP.
Personally he is matching Companies & Startups for Cooperation & Open Innovation especially in the domains of AI, IIoT, SaaS, PropTech & Cleantech.
Personally she is matching Companies & Startups for Cooperation & Open Innovation especially in the domains of AI, IIoT, SaaS, PropTech & Cleantech.
She is a recognized expert for all topics related to recruiting & leadership in the innovation age and provides her expertise as an author, business angel, speaker and consultant for German politics. She began her career in 2006 as assistant to the management of Spreadshirt - a German e-commerce pioneer - and subsequently shaped the management and organizational structures of companies that are now among the beacons of the German innovation landscape.