Our Mentors

Peter Barta

Peter Barta

Peter is the CEO of PPF a VC fund jointly created by the European Commission and Romanian Government. In his capacity he oversees the investment portfolio of companies as well as programs implemented by PPF.

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Dr. Madeleine Bernhardt

Dr. Madeleine Bernhardt

Dr. jur. Madeleine Bernhardt, LL.M. is professor for personnel and organizational development at the University of Applied Sciences of Police Service in the state of Brandenburg.

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Jens-Uwe Bornemann

Jens-Uwe Bornemann

Jens-Uwe Bornemann is Vice President Digital Continental Europe in the Digital & Branded Entertainment department at FremantleMedia.

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Dr. Philipp Bouteiller

Dr. Philipp Bouteiller

Philipp is a serial entrepreneur, experienced consultant, business angel and evangelist for all things future and innovation.

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Christian Müller-Elschner

Christian Müller-Elschner

Christian Müller-Elschner has more than 20 years experience in initiating, growing and establishing new businesses and business models in the telco, media and utilities sector.

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Thorsten Feldmann

Thorsten Feldmann

Chief Publishing Officer at Travian Games and A true PC gamer with a preference of online multiplayer games in the first-/ third-person shooter segment as well as everything that deals with strategy gaming.

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Frederik Fleck

Frederik Fleck

Frederik Fleck is Serial Entrepreneur and started his own investment company Richmond View Ventures in 2007. Richmond View Venture incubates businesses (Crowd Guru, expertcloud, testCloud) and invests in early stage start-ups. His portfolio includes Instacart, TVSmiles, Wirkaufens and a rapidly growing fashion rental site.

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Sebastian Klein

Sebastian Klein

Sebastian is co-founder at Blinkist, former management consultant for Boston Consulting Group, and a trained psychologist.

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Daniel Gilgenmann

Daniel Gilgenmann

Passionate technology business development consultant with experience in marketing, product management and leadership. Presenter and negotiator with strengths in product strategy, product management, relationship building, problem solving, and consensus building.

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Martin Hüppe

Martin Hüppe

Political scientist Martin Hüppe began 1994 at Cornelsen Publishing and established the Internet, Edutainment and E-Learning activities.

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Alan Maguire

Alan Maguire

Alan is Founder of Versari & a Partner in Leaf Investments. His 25 year career has been spent in the Information Technology & Digital Media industries within which he has run businesses, sales & commercial organizations across the globe.

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Christian Musfeldt

Christian Musfeldt

Christian Musfeldt is an attorney in the corporate law department of Osborne Clarke. He primarily advises venture capital funds and corporates as well as growth companies. He is head of the Osborne Clarke activities in Berlin.

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Dr. Christian Nagel

Dr. Christian Nagel

Christian has more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and investment experience. He was Chairman of the Board of Tipp24 AG (Prime Standard Frankfurt Exchange: TIM) and Interhyp AG (Prime Standard Frankfurt Exchange: IYP), which returned more than 50x the original Earlybird investment.

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Tobias Oswald

Tobias Oswald

Tobias Oswald moved to his current position to rtv media group GmbH (part of Bertelsmann) as Head of Digital and Member of the Managing Board in Nuremberg / Munich early this year. In parallel he is a Mentor at Startupbootcamp Berlin and a Main Shareholder at the early stage internet investor Clover Venture GmbH in Starnberg.

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Felix Roeken

Felix Roeken

As Vice President Felix Roeken is responsible for overseeing and managing Havok's global corporate development activities.

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Edgar Scholler

Edgar Scholler

Co-Founder (online gaming company, Gibraltar) and Head of Product and Brand Development

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Roy Tertman

Roy Tertman

Roy Tertman is the Co-Founder and CPO of Fitfully, and owner of RET2082, a small shop that creates biz dev, presentations and soft skill workshops.

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Jonas Weber

Jonas Weber

Jonas Weber is responsible for strategic development for Universal Music, especially experienced in developing and challenging new business.

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MartinWrobel

Martin Wrobel

Doctoral researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in the research area of internet-enabled innovation.

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Rolf C. Zipf

Rolf C. Zipf

Rolf is founder of dreamIT, a Hamburg-based software engineering company with a team of 30+ coding experts. dreamIT focuses on large, transaction-based B2C platforms (both desktop and mobile), and to date has delivered powerful systems to startup companies.

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Maximilian Kempken

Maximilian Kempken

Maximilian Kempken is an Analyst in the Internet & Mobile Investment Team at b-to-v Partners.

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Cliff Kuehn

Cliff Kuehn

Cliff is an intellectual property lawyer from San Francisco with a strong focus on U.S. trademark and internet law and extensive experience working with European mobile and web-based companies.

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Constantin Fechner

Constantin Fechner

Constantin works as an independent consultant (Deutsche Bank, United Nations, etc), is the co-founder of Platforms for Africa - a South African based start-up and serves as an advisor to a number of startups and non-profit organizations.

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Yoav Degani

Yoav Degani

Yoav Degani is a repeat Entrepreneur that started his first initiative at the age of 21. In the last 8 years Yoav led 3 start-up companies, one where he was the CEO and two others as a Co-Founder. the existing one is called aniways where he is also the CEO of the company.

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Yoav Vilner

Yoav Vilner

Yoav Vilner is a startup mentor at Yahoo and Microsoft’s accelerators. He’s CEO of Ranky, the startup-marketing team, in which he has helped over 50 known startups with their growth.

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Shachar Shamir

Shachar Shamir

Shachar Shamir is the co-founder & COO @ Ranky. He loves marketing and finds cool growth ideas. You can ask him about anything, especially about tech, gadgets, marketing and football.

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Joe McCormack

Joe McCormack

Joe McCormack is a serial entrepreneur in the internet space having founded, grown and sold several companies. He focuses today on helping other entrepreneurs build great things.

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Gal Nachum

Gal Nachum

Gal Nachum started his professional career in the IDF’s prestigious Talpiot program for technological leadership. He later served for 5 years in the Israeli Air Force’s Software Unit and in 1991 has received the IAF’s award for technological innovation.

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Yossi Dan

Yossi Dan

As an Innovation expert and mentor, I enable growth into organizations and startups through fun, technology and real relationships.

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Orly Amrany

Orly Amrany

In Orly's current role, as a General Manager , she built a team of over 50 people, and has a responsibility over all the Wix's premium services.

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Yaniv Tross

Yaniv Tross

Yaniv Tross is the Founder and CEO of Tross Creative, Israel's top agency for the tech industry. Yaniv is a creative guy that's passionate about building stuff from the ground up.

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Oren Tal

Oren Tal

Oren Tal is an executive manager with extensive hands on experience in Marketing, Business Development and senior Management Consulting positions.

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Melanie Amini

Melanie Amini

Melanie Amini is a startup marketer and mentor. She is the Co-founder of a few ventures, one being DiscoveringCoffee.com. Being a lover of coffee and tech, she found a way to combine to the two.

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Stefanie Amini

Stefanie Amini

Stefanie Amini is a startup marketer with over 14 years of experience working with consumer and B2B products. She co founded Gossip Media, to help seeded companies grow further.

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Idan Meir

Idan Meir

Idan Meir has founded Hubanana - one of the largest startup centers in Israel. Hubanana is focused on mobile/web based startup in the very early stages and runs as a non-profit program together with Raanana municipality.

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Yoav Oz

Yoav Oz

Yoav Oz is a Co-Founder of SPOTAD LTD - a leading mobile advertising startup.

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Uri Gonda

Uri Gonda

Uri Gonda is a serial entrepreneur and “full stack” marketer. He founded and manages Onomazo, a startup product management and go-to-market consultancy.

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Yifhat Arnstein

Yifhat Arnstein

I am an experienced executive coach with a successful track record working in both large corporations, small startups and mid sized companies. I have a diverse international background, having lived and worked in the US, UK, Singapore and Israel.

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Mario Forsyth

Mario Forsyth

Mario Forsyth is a true entrepreneur having started his first business at the age of 19 and taking it from the bedroom to boardroom in under 10 years, building a company with an annual eight figure turnover in the process.

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Weston Hankins

Weston Hankins

Weston Hankins is a full-stack techie and entrepreneur. He built CouchSurfing into the largest traveler community worldwide and has wide experience leading technical teams.

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