Jeremy Tai Abbett
Creative Evangelist

Speaker. Designer. Former Google Creative Evangelist. Founder of digital agency Fork Unstable Media.

Jordan Asher „BOOTS“
Artist, Songwriter, Producer, Musician & Director
Soundcloud: @boots

Creator for the future, of the future, from the future. Has written & produced his own records and records for Beyonce, FKA twigs, Run the Jewels and Fischerspooner. Described by Beyonce as "an innovator". Investor in forward thinkers.

Giulio Barth
Consultant, McKinsey & Co

Specialist for BioPharma operations. Former startup consultant at Startup Dock, Hamburg.

Chris Barton
Founder, Shazam & Guard

Angel investor (Eko Devices, Shift Technologies, MPower Financing).

Florian Brem
Attorney-at-Law & Partner, Buse Heberer Fromm

Specialist in M&A, venture capital, corporate law & startups. DJ.

Christian Cohrs
Editor-in-Chief, Business Punk

Leads editorial staff of Germany´s leading business lifestyle magazine.

Sabela García Cuesta
Manager, WeWork Labs

Startups. Entrepreneurship. Technology. Innovation. Creativity. Art.

Knut Döring
Managing Director Premium Division, Media Impact

Runs quality media branch of TV and news brand „WeltN24“.

Peter Gorges
Music Technology Innovator & Managing Partner, UJAM


Applies over 30 years of music technology background and a knack for breaking rules and cutting-edge technology to help UJAM build tech and products to make music production simpler, more fun and productive.

Ruben Haas
Co-Founder & CEO, Comgy

Co-founded HitFox Group.

Norman Hartmann
CTO, Aquila Capital & Co-Founder, AQX Technologies


Advisory board member of middle and back-office automation vendor AQX Technologies.

Prof. Dr. Mark Heitmann
Professor of Marketing & Customer Insight, University of Hamburg & Co-Founder, quantilope agile insights


Researches and teaches how to best create value for customers at one of the eleven German Universities of Excellence. Supports academic spinoffs.

Erik Kessels
Artist & Designer, KesselsKramer

Advertising legend. Author of "Failed It"(Phaidon). 

Thorsten König
Cultural Entrepreneur, Miracle Music

Connects the world of music, sports, art and entertainment with brands, platforms and individuals.

Manuel Koser
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Silvertree Internet Holdings


Manages Africa’s leading internet platform. Co-Founder of Zando (South Africa) and Jumia (Nigeria).

Johann Haehling von Lanzenauer

Founder, Circle Culture & Circle Culture Consulting, Founder & Chairman, Arts & Nature Social Club

Committed to a healing planet through art projects, brand consulting and a private member club. Based in Berlin, Hamburg and Los Angeles. 

Morten Lund
Artist & Investment Banker, Skype, Tradeshift, AirHelp & Poshtel Popup


Founded or co-invested in more than 200 high-tech startups in the last 20 years.

Slaven Marinovic
Managing Partner, Savvy Awards

Consults corporates, startups, accelerators und family offices in Germany and Europe.

Patrice Meignan
Founder & CEO, TheArsenale

Mobility enthusiast. Publisher of Intersection Magazine France. Founder of integrated creative agency L'Ecurie.

Henrik Menzel
Record Producer


"Producer of the Year" at ECHO 2012 and 2017. Records for Udo Lindenberg, Till Brönner, Lil`Kim and Bootsy Collins.

Jens Nolden
Founder & Managing Partner, Technology Return

Leads an international corporate finance boutique that advises selected entrepreneurs, investors and innovators.

Sergio Penzo
Founder & Managing Director, Panthalassa

Creative director, entrepreneur and ocean activist. Specializes in the strategy, concept and production of high-end ocean related content. 

Holger Pütting
Serial Entrepreneur & CEO, NEST ONE

Creates brand experiences for Mercedes-Benz, TUI and  Volkswagen.

Prof. Dr. Niels Van Quaquebeke
Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour, Kühne Logistics University & Partner, re|spic|ere


Head of Management Department at Kühne Logistics University. Angel investor.

Daniel Raschke
Co-Founder, picalike

Led business development and legal affairs at bwin. Partner at law firm Schüler Alleyne Fumagalli.

Eric Romba
Attorney-at-Law & Partner, lindenpartners

Expert in financial regulation and legal digital transformation. Co-Head of project d@lindenpartners. Business angel.

Steffen Roth
CEO & Partner, Makulo Technology

Technology & extrem sports lover.  

Marius Schulze
Founder, & Director, Deloitte Digital


Helped build more than 15 companies in the last 10 years. 4 Exits. Won Deloitte’s "Rising Star" award three times in a row for the fastest growing startup. Early stage investor in ResearchGate.

Frank Schmidt
Entrepreneur & CEO, Auratis Consulting & Ledavi Network

Ledavi is a Berlin-based network of agencies supporting brands in Emotional Brand Building. 

Sanja Stankovic

Founder, Hamburg Startups

Hamburg Startups is the leading privately run startup platform in Germany and has set a benchmark of how to create and foster a regional startup ecosystem with online content, events and networking opportunities.

Dirk Staudinger
CEO, Circle Culture Consulting & Managing Partner, Circle Culture Gallery

Oversees and steers brand strategy, corporate identities & consumer insights for Leaps by Bayer, Nike, Converse and breakthrough biotech ventures like Joyn Bio.

Olivia Steele
Artist, Steele The Show

Olivia harnesses the power of neon to assert symbolic phrasing that allures and provokes. She lives and works in Berlin, Los Angeles and Mexico City.

Teja Töpfer
Co-Founder & COO, Facelift brand building technologies


Passionate company builder.

Matthias Wagener

Director, Vast Forward

Works and lives remote on a sailboat in the Mediterranean with his wife.


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