In partnership with TechCrunch, The Europas Conference& Awards, is a different kind of tech startup contest which features smaller breakout conferences on key themes for startups, as well as main-stage speakers and committees. Its also very different, in that theres no off-limits orator apartment at The Europas, so attendees can mingle readily with VIPs and speakers.
What that means for early stage startup benefactors is that you can go right up to them and talk. And thats going to be even easier than just looking for a call badge, because the dedicated networking app for attendees will also allow you to check what the hell is look like as well as arrange convenes. You can grab tickets here .
Even better, theres a special VIP event on June 12, PathFounders, specifically geared to fund-raising startups and investors. This epoch features special program, and the opportunities to pitch your startup in front of angels and VC investors.
Because the conference and awardings are supported by TechCrunch all attendees will get deep deductions to TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin, afterwards this year.
The Europas conference is followed by a glittering awardings for the most wonderful startups in Europe, based on voting by expert magistrates and service industries itself. But key to it all is the people who come.
Alex Macpherson, Octopusventures
Alex has been in the same position as many financiers having started, built and sold his own business. He founded Katalyst Ventures with my honourable colleagues in 2000, establishing the private angel structure which would afterwards be known as the Octopus Venture Collaborator. Over seven years, Alex guided the business as CEO until its marketing to Octopus in August 2007, specifying sequence a blueprint for the executive heads crew as a series of VCTs were raised to invest into 42 business alongside the recently branded Octopus Venture Collaborator. Since 2007, the amount of resources that the Ventures team finagles has risen from circa 20 million to in excess of 200 million at a time when the economy has recognized the worst financial crisis in a generation.
Alice Bentinck, Entrepreneur First
Alice Bentinck is co-founder of Entrepreneur First, the early stage investor that builds deep tech business from scratch. EF invests in mortals with computer science and engineering backgrounds and have already established more than 100 business. Their portfolio includes departs such as Magic Pony Technology to Twitter for a reported $150 m and Represent to Custom Inc for close to $100 m.
Angus Bankes, JustAddRed
Angus Bankes was founder and CTO of Furthermore Technology where he was recognised in service industries as a leader in the area of XML. At Furthermore, Angus was one of the main advocates and driving force for the mass adoption of RSS feeds. In 2005 Furthermore Technology was acquired by Verisign( NASD: VRSN) where Angus loped information and communication technologies for both moreover.com and weblogs.com. He has now participated the Skimlinks team to cover the area of technology strategy and architecture. Angus yields regular talks to publishers and enterprises on such issues as the future of internet publishing, brand-new distribution methods, social media and OpenID and experiences obliging his colleagues to watch videos of himself appearing on 90 s TV quiz shows.
Barbara Belvesi, Hardware Club
Barbara is an expert on all things Hardware and regular orator at tech meets. She is a co-founder of the Hardware Club, which has helped more than 100 benefactors build and scale amazing equipment business. Barbara is also co-founder of Elephants and Ventures, a crusade shop whose portfolio includes Prynt, Lima, ISKN, and Kicker. She has been in the Risk capital industry for many years and has invested in more than 15 startups. Recently, Barbara co-authored a work on the IoT.
Ben Tompkins, Eden Ventures
Ben participated Eden as a General Partner in 2006 and is one of Edens Investment Managers.
He participated the Eden team after 18 years of corporate busines know-how in Europe and the US, most recently as Managing board at Broadview International( now Jefferies) where he was responsible for improving the global digital media practice. Ben concentrated on opportunities in the internet, e-commerce, SaaS and tournaments business. He currently sits to the board of directors of Borro, Huddle, Reevoo and Green Man Gaming. What he adoration about early stage devoting is the daily interaction with financiers looking to build world-class companies.
Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Seedcamp
Carlos participated firstly round store Seedcamp as Partner in 2010. Seedcamp endows smart fund into pre-seed and seed stage startups, specifying up to 200 k and a lifelong programme of Learning, Network and Capital to support the most ambitious Benefactors. To date it has invested in approximately 200 business. Prior to Seedcamp, Carlos was a venture capitalist at Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, an early stage investment firm based in London. There he honed his understanding of what investors look for when considering an investment.
Chrys Chrysanthou, Notion Capital
Chrys participated Notion from Accel Partners where he was a VP on the financing crew focusing primarily on B2B possibilities, within infrastructure application, cloud computing, IoT/ M2M and Big Data engineerings. Prior to Accel Chrys was at Amazon Web Assistance where he guided Business Development efforts of the startup ecosystem, across Europe, Countries of the middle east and Africa. Before AWS he was COO of Living PlanIT, a B2B startup technology company in the IoT/ M2M seat, permitting the development of intelligent and sustainable urban-scale environments.
Daniel Korski, Public.io
Former Deputy Head of Policy, No 10. Special Adviser to David Cameron 2013 2016. Writer to Politico.com, City AM. He has worked in Brussels as an Adviser to the EU Commission, for the European Council on Foreign Relations and as an adviser in the US State Department.
Debbie Wosskow, Allbright
Debbie Wosskow is an entrepreneur, investor and sharing economy expert. She is CEO of Love Home Swap, the worlds preceding dwelling exchange place and recently announced a strategic partnership for this business with Wyndham Exchange& Rentals. Debbie is the author of Unlocking the Sharing Economy the independent review of the sharing economy commissioned by the UK government in 2014. She is also the Founding Chair of Sharing Economy UK the brand-new trade association for the sharing economy.
Eileen Burbridge, Passion Capital
Eileen Burbidge is a Partner at Passion Capital, the pre-eminent early-stage VC fund based in London. She delivers extensive operational know-how to her investment activities collected from the enterprises and make capacities at Yahoo !, Skype, Apple and elsewhere. In addition to Passion Capital, Eileen is also the Chair of TechCity UK, which is the British government-backed organisation substantiating digital business across the UK. She is also HM Treasurys Special Envoy for FinTech appointed by then Chancellor George Osborne; Tech Ambassador for the Mayor of Londons office and dished on onetime Prime Minister David Camerons Business Advisory Group.
Felix Peterson, Faber Ventures
Felix Petersen is CEO and Co-Founder of Amen, a Service for uttering strong opinions and ranking “the worlds” around you. Before he was co-founder of Plazes, one of the pioneering start-ups in different contexts and location based services area. Founded in 2005 it has been sold to Nokia in 2008. Hes also an active investor and advisor to business like Soundcloud, Unlike.net, Dataminr, and Gidsy. Petersen has had several figures in publications like Wired, the New York Times and many others as well as has become a repeated orator at conferences.
Francesca Warner, Downing Ventures
Check( short-lived for Francesca) participated Downing in June 2015 as an Associate in the Downing Ventures team. Before joining Downing, she worked for three years in creative ad at AMV BBDO on some of the UKs biggest brands including BT. She graduated from Cambridge with a first class degree in 2012.
Fred Destin, Accel
Fred Destin participated Accel in 2014 and concentrated on shopper and software investments. He is the lead investor and board member at Deliveroo, Pillpack and KNC. Prior to Accel, he was a partner at Atlas Ventures, where he worked with business like Zoopla( public ), Secret Escapes, Dailymotion( be achieved by Orange ), PriceMinister( be achieved by Rakuten) and others. Fred grew up in Belgium and graduated from the Solvay Business School( University of Brussels ). He blogs at: http :// freddestin.com
Gabby Kahane, Angel investor
Gabbi has over 20 times know-how for the purpose of establishing, standing and developing the brands of early stage, rise stage and global ventures. He founded his first agency aged 23 and has worked across the entire commerce concoction, in every major busines and pretty much every sector. He is the founder of Cahane& Associates, a strategy consultancy focused on permitting large corporates to drive innovation and change; discover brand-new business poses and revenue streams; improve reputations, influence and importance. He is the co-founder of Meanwhile, a Venture Marketing firm focused on permitting rise stage companies to identify, create, prestige, erect, develop, proliferate, acquire and sell brands. He also works with numerous startups and accelerators as an Investor, Advisor and Mentor and has contributed to make, label and commercial strategy; openings to co-founders, collaborators and commercial collaborators; and has raised awareness, fund( and a few eyebrows ). He likes being tattooed. A lot.
Harry Stebbings, Atomico
Harry is the Founder of The Twenty Minute VC, the worlds largest independent risk capital podcast with over 100,000 listeners, partnerships with Mattermark and ProductHunt and clients from over 200 VCs including the likes of Accel, Kleiner, Y Combinator, Benchmark and Index. He is also a sponsor for TechCrunch plowing all things startups and VC funding and has recently participated Jason Lemkin at Saastr to construct out the programme and expand into brand-new verticals.
Isabel Fox, White Cloud
Izzy Fox is Head of Risk capital at White Cloud Capital investing in the US, Asia and Europe. Focused on four core spheres: shopper, healthcare, education and enterprise.
Izzy started out in busines, followed by business PR( tech IPOs) before founding two corporate/ tech PR conglomerates. The first sell off Grayling. The second agency IF Communications had departments in London, New York and San Francisco and is collaborating with preceding brands including Silicon Valley Bank, LG, HP, VideoPlaza, InMobi, Assistly( Desk.com ), Socialbakers, Inrix, Groupon, Fjord, Octopus Ventures, Wellington Partners and many, many more great business. Sold to Photon in 2011. Isabel have been part of the founding crew of two application start ups and an active investor in the UK and US. She is an advisor and angel investor in several start-ups including Adbrain, Jumio, BitPay, Get around, Violin Memory, Tray.io, Cloud House, GetCrane and others.
Janne Kyttanen, WTF VC
Janne Kyttanen( born March 13, 1974, Finland) is a digital sculptor establishing multidisciplinary work on the intersection of 3D printing, virtual& augmented reality. Kyttanens work has been featured in TIME Magazines Design 100, the person or persons and opinions behind “the worlds” more influential blueprint. He is excellent known for his progressive work with 3D printing and is considered to be one of the most influential master designers of his generation. Janne currently resides between his two studios in Amsterdam and Los Angeles.
Jeff Lynn, Seedrs
Jeff Lynn is CEO and co-founder of Seedrs, the leading pan-European equity crowdfunding programme. Seedrs lets investors invest as much or as little as they like in startups they choose, and it lets startups parent fund from acquaintances, home, angels, institutions and the crowds, all through a simple, online process. Seedrs is currently funding over 1 million per month into startups across Europe. In addition to running Seedrs, Jeff helps as founding Chairman of The Coalition for a Digital Economy( Coadec ), a non-profit advocacy radical for digital startups and SMEs, and as a non-executive director of Companies House, the UK government agency responsible for companionship registration, filings and data.
Jon Bradford, Motive Collaborator
Jon was formerly a founder of Techstars London( formerly Springboard ), Difference Engine, Ignite1 00 accelerator programs in the UK; and co-founder of Startup Wise Guys. In a previous life, Jon qualified as an auditor with Arthur Andersen, and subsequently has worked in various start-ups and turnarounds. He has worked in London, throughout Europe, Australia and also the United States.
Karen McCormick, Beringea
Karen is a Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Beringea responsible for compiling brand-new financings and working with portfolio business through to depart. Her investments include D3O Holding Ltd, MatsSoft, Sealskinz, Thread, InContext Solutions, and Blis.
Karen also guided investments into Monica Vinader, Watchfinder, Eagle Rock and Cross Solar. Karen was previously with the Boston Consulting Group and ran the Watches division of Swiss Army/ Wenger. She also has know-how with start-ups as both a founder and advisor. Karen has lived and ran in the US, Europe, and Asia, and has only one MBA from INSEAD and a BSBA from Boston University. Karen has lived and ran in the US, Europe, and Asia, and has only one MBA from INSEAD and a BSBA from Boston University.
Katie Leviten, Jam Jarinvestments
Katie Leviten is general marriage at JamJar Investments, the risk capital companionship put up by the founders of Innocent Drinks.The Oxford University graduate drives alongside the three Innocent Drinks benefactors Richard Reed, Jon Wright, and Adam Balon to back early stage tech business across Europe. JamJar financings has invested in business like meat bringing assistance Deliveroo, personal physician app Babylon Health, and sleep tracking app Sleepio since it was founded in 2012. Prior to connecting JamJar financings, Leviten was commercial category manager at Innocent and prior to that she contained capacities at the BBC and Hamilton Bradshaw Venture Partners, where she organized James Caans( one of the dragons on Dragons Den) shopper investments.
Mark Little, Angel Investor
Former Head of Twitter Ireland. Left RTE in December 2009 to set up the social news agency, Storyful, which obtains story from the social media noise. Storyful discovers, checks and hands the most valuable and authentic material on social media stages and works with some of “the worlds” preceding story brands. Former foreign Affairs Correspondent, Washington Correspondent and news anchor for RTE, the Irish national broadcaster.
Max Kelly, Techstars
Max is currently Managing board of Techstars London. Techstars is the worlds preceding accelerator programme for early stage start ups. Prior to Techstars, Max invested 12 times at Virgin where he was responsible for the strategy of the group and for starting brand-new business: Virgin Insight extradited big-hearted data consultancy to all the Virgin companiesVirgin Mobile USA germinated to revenues of$ 1bn within 18 monthsVirgin Mobile Canada elected good Canadian network in its open yearVirgin Healthbank freezing stem cells cryogenicallyThese business departed for more than $500 M for Richard Branson. Alongside his Virgin commitments, Max also co-founded lastsecondtickets.com which was successfully sold under 2014. He started his occupation at LOreal running the UKs largest haircare label the paradox was lost on no one. He was a student at Oxford University, where he secured a First Class Degree in Chemistry.
Michael Jackson, Mangrove Capital
Formerly COO of Skype, Michael Jackson is a General Partner at Mangrove Capital Partners. Active across all of Europe, Russia and Israel, Michael devotes his time looking for investable jobs and admonishing portfolio business as they grow into significant business. His professional life ever implied scale and controlling large shopper focused communications ventures. From development of mobile telephone business, through the roll out of Tele2 in Europe to 26 million customers, to formation and establishment of 9 MVNO business in Europe, Michael hopped over to Chief Operations Officer role at Skype. Now, with special responsibility for all aspects of Skypes paid services, he guided the organisation into 150 M euro plus within three years
Phillip Moehring, AngelList
Philipp is a startup investor in Berlin. He finagles fundraising for European startups at AngelList. Philipp likes business with technological founder units, business poses that are scalable through structure influences, and solve real problems for their useds and customers.
Located in Berlin, hes one of best available connected parties in the European tech situation. Philipp was involved in the thousands of startups over 10 times in VC. Prior to AngelList, he spent hour at Seedcamp, where he constructed out the accelerator platform and international structure; and DuMont Venture and the High-Tech Grnderfonds in Germany.
Raph Crouan, Startupbootcamp IoT
Raphael is the Managing board& Founder of the Startupbootcamp Internet of Things( IoT) Program in London. Hes a Founding Board Member& Chair for the SMEs in the AIOTI( Alliance for IoT Innovation) at the European Commission. He also founded the French IoT Think Tank alongside key actors of the industry to advise the governmental forces& is in favour of French ecosystem on IoT tendencies& main challenge. After spending a few years in Telco& the last 14 at Apple( lately as Head for the Strategy& Business Development for iPhone& iPad in Business in EMEIA ), he ruled 3 years ago to turn the sheet on his Corporate life& come back to his love of entrepreneurship& innovation-driven business. He is also actively engaged within the financing/ VC community& angel investor/ advisor himself to numerous Startups.
Reshma Sohoni, Seedcamp
Ms. Reshma Sohoni is a Managing Partner, Foundign Partner, Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and Partner at Seedcamp. Ms. Sohoni co-manages Seedcamp and helped in its founding in 2007. She focuses on investing in B2B, mode, gaming, walk, and financial services sectors. She helps as Senior Advisor at Anthemis Group. Ms. Sohoni serves as a Vice President at Innovation Advisors, Inc. Prior to connecting Seedcamp, she worked with the dares team at 3i. Prior to that, Ms. Sohoni spent over three years at Vodafone in their commercial strategy crew, wreaking across the Europe and Japan footprints in commerce strategy and pricing parts. Her risk capital occupation started at eVentures India. Ms. Sohoni started her occupation in the U.S. in financing banking with Broadview( now part of Jefferies ). She helps as a Member of Advisory Board of Credo Ventures and a Member of Board of Advisors of LAUNCHub. Ms. Sohoni serves on the European Board of All Hands. She dished on the board of trustees of the Zoombu. Ms. Sohoni has received dual undergraduate degrees in Environmental Systems Engineering and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. degree from INSEAD in 2003.
Rob Moffat, Balderton Capital
Rob participated Balderton Capital in 2009 and was promoted to marriage in 2015. He is currently a board superintendent or spectator with six portfolio business: Carwow, Wooga, Nutmeg, Prodigy Finance, and Patients Know Best. Other financings he has worked with at Balderton include Qubit, Citymapper, Housetrip, Scoot and Archify. Robs focus sector is fintech, including with regard to guarantee and retail financial services. Marketing is a particular area of interest, and Rob is responsible for good practice sharing in commerce across the portfolio. Prior to connecting Balderton Rob worked for Google in London, as a Manager in the European Strategy and Operations team. He started his occupation with five years old in strategy consulting with Bain, and holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Masters in Statistics from Cambridge.
Russell Buckley, Kindred Capital
I have formed my successful diversion of angel investing into becoming a full-time VC with Kindred Capital. Kindred Capital is taking a freshening approaching to early stage investing, continuing the founder-friendly approach Ive been rehearsing over the last 3 years. Kindred Capital even shares 20% of the funds marriage gains( carry) with the founders we invest in. Previously, I worked with the UK Government to help the paste of UK tech business get Series A funding in the Afterburner Programme. This has raised $150 million since April 2014, from investors in the UK and Europe, as well as The Valley and Japan. Ive also done angel devoting via Ballpark Ventures and held a number of advisory and Non-Exec/ Chairman roles and mentor startups at TechStars Accelerator.
Sandy McKinnon, Pentech Ventures
Dr. McKinnon brings to CertiVox more than 20 times know-how in commercializing technological innovation, the last ten of these as a partner with Pentech Ventures. As a freelance technological and commerce consultant early in his occupation, and of cooperating with Scientific Generics in Cambridge, Dr. McKinnon cured develop and operate their Advance Technology Group. He then dished as superintendent of Knowledge Transfer& Technology and Research Services at Heriot-Watt University, where he helped in mentoring and store fostering for twelve spin-out companies.
Experienced in protecting and licensing his and his groups own IP, Dr. McKinnon has provided deep technological and busines due-diligence services in many sectors for various categories of blue-chip companies and venture capitalists. In addition to CertiVox, he also helps on the Board of Directors for Acunu and OmniPerception.As a research colleague at Cambridge University, he working for six years in Nanotechnology with many of the founders in the field and earned a Ph.D. in Formless Semiconductors. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Dundee.
Saul Klein, Local Globe
Saul Klein is a Partner at Localglobe, a brand-new seed store focussed on helping Londons more ambitious benefactors improve game-changing ventures. Previously, Saul was a Partner at Index Ventures from 2007 until May 2015. In 2012, David Cameron made Saul to be the UKs first tech envoy to Israel and a Technology Business Ambassador. He will serve as a adjudicate in the Startup Battlefield competition. Saul delivers over 15 years of know-how successfully building and departing business in both the US and Europe as an Etrepreneur, Operator and Seed Investor.Most recently he was the Co Founder and original CEO at what is now Lovefilm International( Amazon) and the members of the original administration crew at Skype( eBay ).
Sean Seaton Rogers, PROFounders Capital
Sean is a founding Partner at PROfounders Capital. Since 2000, Sean has been investing in technology business across both the US and Europe at both Balderton Capital( formerly Benchmark Capital Europe) and Commonwealth Capital Ventures in Boston. In addition to the PROfounders portfolio business, he has in the past worked closely with others such as Bebo, Wonga.com, and ConstantContact. Sean has also ran as a strategy consultant with Bain& Company, in both the US and Europe. Sean received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar. In additive, Sean graduated with a BS in Chemical Engineering from Rice University.
Sherry Coutu, Scale-Up Institute/ Founders4Schools
Sherry is an inventor, investor and advisor who currently chairs the Financial Strategy Advisory Group for the University of Cambridge, the Scale-Up Institute and Founders4Schools. She is a non-executive director for the London Stock Exchange Group and Zoopla. She also is a Tech Ambassador for the Mayor of London and helps on the Science, Industry and Translation Committee of the Royal Society. Sherry was awarded the CBE for services to entrepreneurship in 2013. In 2014 she authored the Scale-Up Report from which the Scale-Up Institute has been created.
Simon Murdoch, Episode1 Partners
Simon set up online bookstore Bookpages in 1996 and sold it to Amazon in 1998. As VP Europe for Amazon, he organized huge rise from start-up through to multimillion turnover and hundreds of staff. As an Angel investor, he has invested in Shazam, been chair of VideoIsland( now merged with and renamed LoveFilm, and purchased in Feb 2011 by Amazon.com ), Zoopla! and Shutl( currently chairman ). Simon founded and money FriendsAbroad.com, a social network for developing word the competences and contacts abroad which was successfully sell off Lesson Nine GmbH, motorists of word learning place Babbel.com. Simon is currently CEO of StormForward, an e-commerce alteration consultancy which helpsonline retailers to increase their online marketings and profits.
Sitar Teli, Connect Ventures
Sitar is a managing marriage of Connect Ventures, a seed-stage store focusing on European internet and mobile business. Connect Ventures investments include: Boiler Room, Citymapper, Typeform, Marvel, and Pact Coffee. Prior to Connect Ventures, Sitar was with Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures for seven years and guided that firms investment in SoundCloud, where she was a board member for several years. Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, she spent three years with engineering M& A bank Broadview( now part of Jefferies ).
Stephane Grantchev, LaunchHub
Stephane has 15 times know-how in the IT and digital seat, big-hearted part of it in the mobile/ telecom area. He started his occupation in France, first as Adviser to the CTO of Sema large IT integrator( be achieved by Atos Origin ), and later in Orange/ France Telecom where he was Head of Innovations for the Orange France mobile entity. In 2009 Stephane became Marketings Director for the CEE region at Velti a preceding mobile commerce and ad companionship. Stephane participated LAUNCHub in June 2013, actively supporting the Bulgarian mobile and entrepreneur community and contest situation contributing its proliferate, he co-founded in 2009 MobileMonday Sofia; co-organized in 2013 the Balkan Venture Forum Sofia, large starup-investors powwow in Bulgaria. He is intense about invention, new technologies as well as fill new people and house brand-new connections.
Tracy Doree, Kindred Collaborator
Tracy Dore is a Founding Partner Kindred Capital. Tracy Dore is the Co-Founder of Fab UK and helps as its Chief Executive Officer. She helps as Senior Vice President of Merchandising& Design for Europe at Fab, Inc. Tracy Dore helps as an Asset Manager at MMC VENTURES Ltd. She participated MMC VENTURES in 2008 and is a Member of Investment team. Tracy Dore is responsible for sourcing and executing brand-new financings and administering individual portfolio business. Prior to this, she gained know-how in financing banking at NM Rothschild and strategy consulting at Accenture. Tracy Dore dished as Non-Executive Director of Base7 9 Limited. She holds a M.A. in Mathematics( firstly) from Balliol College, Oxford University.
Tugce Ergul, Angel Labs
Tugce Ergul is a co-founder at Angel Labs, a global investor accelerator based in Silicon Valley. With a proximity in more than 40 countries, Angel Labs is the worlds first investor accelerator with a focus on supercharging investor ecosystems in all regions of the world and house connected& educated investor groups. Angel Labs objective is to make an impact on the liquidity side of the managerial equation, democratize risk capital and create smart fund for financiers. Tugce has been and continues to be a national and international consultant and orator on financial growing, angel and crusade financing for several countries and NGOs including the EU and OECD. Tugce has worked closely with several countries on their national entrepreneurship those programmes and with digital& media business on their startup partnerships.Tugce is also the Chapter Lead of Girls in Tech Italy, an international organization focused on the empowerment, date and education of women in tech.
Vishal Gulati, Draper Esprit
Vishal Gulati: Vishal helps as a crusade marriage specialized in digital state at DFJ Esprit, Europes preceding Silicon Valley wording risk capital house with over$ 1b under management. Since 2012, Vishal has been Europes preceding promoter of investment into the rising digital health care sector and chair of Digital Health Forum, which supports the best in class digital state companies to grow into global initiatives. Vishal helps on several boards including Horizon Discovery Group PLC( Cambridge, UK ), a gene editing companionship; Fluidics Analytics( Cambridge, UK ), a next gen protein invention machine, Frameshift a healthcare information flow programme( London, UK) and EcoEos( San Francisco, USA ), “consumers interests” genomics business. His previous investments include Napo Pharmaceuticals, Glenmark, Renovo and Phagenesis.
Volder Hirsch, Angel Investor
Volker is a mobile veteran with more than 15 times in the seat as an angel investor,( co-) founder, advisor and mentor. He is currently the Chairman of Bibblio Learning and a Go Partner at Emerge Venturelabs ed-tech accelerator. He is also a co-founder of Blue Beck, video games and app growing studio. He previously was the Global Head of Business Development Games for BlackBerry where he arrived via the acquisition of mobile social gaming programme Scoreloop where he was Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel. Prior to this, he co-founded Connect2Media, where he was instrumental to sticking funding and determine the companys face through acquisitions.
Wendy White, Entrepreneur First
Wendy Tan-White is Founder and CMO of fast rise application companionship Moonfruit which provides small businesses with a simple but powerful DIY website builder affording them total blueprint regulate. She founded http :// www.moonfruit.com in 1999, as CEO causing substantial risk capital from Macromedia and LVMH. Moonfruit was sold to Gandi Group in 2005 where Wendy became Marketing Director but catalysed by high growth it was spun back out as a separate companionship, causing $2.25 m from Stephens( US) in Sept 2010 to scale internationally. A BEng in Computer Science from Imperial College, London guided her to a occupation in IT and busines. She was part of start-up team which set up http :// www.egg.com, the UKs first Internet bank. Wendy was also part of the team who set-up http :// www.zopa.com in 2004, the first European peer to peer giving website.
So to summarise 😛 TAGEND
Instead of thousands and thousands of parties, think up a great time contest with 1,000 of the most interesting and useful parties in service industries, including key investors and preceding entrepreneurs.
No secret VIP rooms, which means you get to interact with the Speakers
Key Founders and investors expressing; peculiarity attendees invited to precisely network
Expert pronunciations, talks, and Q& A directly from the prime stage
Intimate breakout conferences with leading player on horizontal topics
The opportunity to meet almost everyone in those small groups, super-charging your networking
Columnists from major tech deeds, newspapers and business broadcasters
A parallel Founders-only move( PathFounders) geared towards fund-raising and hyper-networking
A remarkable awardings dinner and party which status both the most wonderful startups and the leading lights in the European startup scene
All on the working day to maximise your time in London
And what better road to do that in the summer sunshine, in Londons coolest part of township, with a drink in your hand, the prospect of some great speeches, and a fantastic party and revel of the European startup scene in the evening.
There are three types of tickets available
Daytime conference and evening awardings tickets( valid the working day, June 13 th) this ticket includes the daytime powwow and the awardings dinner with rite and after party. It includes refreshments and lunch during the conference, and the awardings guzzles reception and dinner. Get your ticket here.
Evening Awards-only tickets( valid from 18.00 until midnight, June 13 th) this ticket is for the awardings dinner with rite and after party. It included the awardings guzzles reception and dinner. Individual tickets are on sale here.
If you wish to purchase a table for 10 or 12 patron or a half table for 5 clients, please contact petra @twistedtree. co.uk.
PathFounders( valid 12 -1 3 June including The Europas conference and awardings: this ticket is for start-up Benefactors simply( and invite-only early stage investors) and included the PathFounders programme. PathFounders inaugurates early afternoon on 12 June and terminates early afternoon on 14 June. You can apply for a PathFounders ticket here.
PathFounders is the exclusive contest for startup Benefactors, in particular those at an early stage and/ or fund-raising. On the day before the Europas on 12 June, by invitation-only, PathFounders will bring together Benefactors and Investors in a series of exclusive networking experiences in London. This will bring 150 of Europes hottest early-stage Benefactors together with Europes best VCs and Angel Investors in a tighten environ with amazing hospitality.
Interested in sponsoring the Europas or hosting a table at the awardings? Get in touch with:
Petra Johansson // petra @theeuropas. com