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Ammar Al Mhdawi
Ammar Al Mhdawi

Ammar Al Mhdawi

Student
Brunel University
Ekaterina Almasqué
Samsung Catalyst Fund

Ekaterina Almasqué

Director of Investments, Samsung
Samsung Catalyst Fund (United States)
Shawn Atkinson
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Shawn Atkinson

Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (United Kingdom)
Marcos Azeredo
Sonae IM

Marcos Azeredo

Investment Analyst
Sonae IM (Portugal)
Miguel Bagulho
Sonae IM

Miguel Bagulho

Manager
Sonae IM (Portugal)
Marcos Battisti
C5 Capital

Marcos Battisti

Managing Partner
C5 Capital (United Kingdom)
Tommi Bergstrom
Innovestor Ventures

Tommi Bergstrom

Analyst at Innovestor Ventures
Innovestor Ventures (Finland)
Cyril Bertrand
XAnge Private Equity

Cyril Bertrand

Managing Partner
XAnge Private Equity (France)
Pavel Bogdanov
Almaz Capital

Pavel Bogdanov

General Partner
Almaz Capital (United States)
Alvise Bonivento
Atlante Ventures

Alvise Bonivento

Investment Manager
Atlante Ventures (Italy)
Peter Borbely
In-Q-Tel

Peter Borbely

International Markets
In-Q-Tel (United States)
ICT
Erik Bovee
Speedinvest

Erik Bovee

Founder & Partner
Speedinvest (Austria)
Erik Bovee
Speedinvest

Erik Bovee

Founder & Partner
Speedinvest (Austria)
Pierre Brais
Braven Capital

Pierre Brais

Partner
Braven Capital (United Kingdom)
Eduardo Bundyra
GVAdvisors

Eduardo Bundyra

Private equity investor
GVAdvisors (Switzerland)
Eraldo Cavalli
Eraldo Cavalli

Eraldo Cavalli

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Mauricio Coindreau
Mauricio Coindreau

Mauricio Coindreau

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Ian Connatty
British Business Bank

Ian Connatty

Director, Funds
British Business Bank (United Kingdom)
Aris Constantinides
Kreos Capital

Aris Constantinides

General Partner
Kreos Capital (United Kingdom)
Simon Cook
Draper Esprit

Simon Cook

Partner
Draper Esprit (United Kingdom)
Terry Dai
Terry Dai

Terry Dai

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Michel De Lempdes
Omnes Capital

Michel De Lempdes

Co-head Venture Capital team, NICT Partner
Omnes Capital (France)
Remy de Tonnac
ETF Partners

Remy de Tonnac

Partner
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Stephanie de Verteuil
Tech Tour

Stephanie de Verteuil

Marketing & Content Coordinator
Tech Tour (Switzerland)
Francois-Xavier Dedde
Omnes Capital

Francois-Xavier Dedde

Principal
Omnes Capital (France)
Itxaso del-Palacio
Microsoft Ventures

Itxaso del-Palacio

Investment Partner
Microsoft Ventures (United Kingdom)
Jean-Michel Deligny
Silverpeak

Jean-Michel Deligny

Managing Director
Silverpeak (United Kingdom)
ICT
Roland Dennert
Cipio Partners

Roland Dennert

Partner
Cipio Partners (Germany)
Mattia Di Gang
Mattia Di Gang

Mattia Di Gang

Student
University of Trento (DISI) - Picco (Italy)
Sam Dibb
PitchBook

Sam Dibb

Business Development
PitchBook (United Kingdom)
Ashley Dickson
BDO LLP

Ashley Dickson

Director, High Growth Advisory
BDO LLP (United Kingdom)
Gabriele Dini
Breed Reply

Gabriele Dini

Senior Investment Manager
Breed Reply (United Kingdom)
ICT
James Downing
Silicon Valley Bank

James Downing

Origination Director
Silicon Valley Bank (United Kingdom)
Olivier Edwards
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Olivier Edwards

Senior Counsel, Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Europe Desk
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (France)
Tanja Emmerling
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management

Tanja Emmerling

Investment Manager
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management (Germany)
Thomas Eskebaek
Oxx VC

Thomas Eskebaek

Investment Manager
Oxx VC (United Kingdom)
Cristina Fonseca
Indico Capital Partners

Cristina Fonseca

Venture Partner
Indico Capital Partners (Portugal)
Daniel Freeman
C5 Capital

Daniel Freeman

Chief Investment Officer
C5 Capital (United Kingdom)
Nick Gainsley
Kreos Capital

Nick Gainsley

Senior Investment Associate
Kreos Capital (United Kingdom)
ICT
Radoslav Gaydarski
Upnetix

Radoslav Gaydarski

CEO
Upnetix (Bulgaria)
Paul Gillespie
Gillamor Stephens

Paul Gillespie

Partner
Gillamor Stephens (United Kingdom)
Bob Gleichauf
In-Q-Tel

Bob Gleichauf

Executive Vice President
In-Q-Tel (United States)
ICT
Nico Goulet
Adara Venture Partners

Nico Goulet

Managing Partner
Adara Venture Partners (Spain)
Carl Gressum
Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited

Carl Gressum

European Open Innovation Team Manager
Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited (United Kingdom)
ICT
Chris Grew
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Chris Grew

Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (United Kingdom)
Curt Gunsenheimer
Iris Capital Management

Curt Gunsenheimer

Senior Partner
Iris Capital Management (France)
Felda Hardymon
Bessemer Venture Partners

Felda Hardymon

Partner
Bessemer Venture Partners (United States)
Eoghan Hickey
Jolt Capital

Eoghan Hickey

Principal & Head of Research
Jolt Capital (France)
Anna Huyghues Despointes
Balderton Capital

Anna Huyghues Despointes

Venture Capitalist
Balderton Capital (United Kingdom)
Salvatore Ingala
Salvatore Ingala

Salvatore Ingala

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Frederik Jacobs
Lepe Partners

Frederik Jacobs

Managing Director
Lepe Partners (United Kingdom)
Ott Jalakas
Lingvist

Ott Jalakas

Co-founder & COO
Lingvist (United Kingdom)
Milda Jasaite
Earlybird Venture Capital

Milda Jasaite

Associate
Earlybird Venture Capital (Germany)
Sol Jeewa
Soloman Associates Ltd

Sol Jeewa

Director
Soloman Associates Ltd (United Kingdom)
ICT
Shannon Jones
Shannon Jones

Shannon Jones

-
Kx Systems (United Kingdom)
Hannah Joyce
Hannah Joyce

Hannah Joyce

Principal
Heidrick & Struggles (United Kingdom)
Bindi Karia
Bindi Karia

Bindi Karia

Founder & CEO
Bindi Karia (United Kingdom)
Erhan Kilicozlu
ACT Venture Partners

Erhan Kilicozlu

Managing Partner at ACT Venture Partners
ACT Venture Partners (Turkey)
Stacy Kim
Orrick

Stacy Kim

Senior Associate
Orrick (United Kingdom)
Miles Kirby
Oxford Capital Partners Limited

Miles Kirby

Director
Oxford Capital Partners Limited (United Kingdom)
Ralf Knoll
INOPTEC Ltd.

Ralf Knoll

Managing Director
INOPTEC Ltd. (Germany)
ICT
Georgi Litvinenko
Upnetix

Georgi Litvinenko

Head of Enterprise Development
Upnetix (Bulgaria)
Sir Iain Lobban
Government Communications Headquarters

Sir Iain Lobban

Former Director of the Government Communications Headquarters
Government Communications Headquarters (United Kingdom)
Stephen Lowery
Silicon Valley Bank

Stephen Lowery

Managing Director
Silicon Valley Bank (United Kingdom)
Eric Lucien
Eric Lucien

Eric Lucien

-
4FO Ventures (Switzerland)
Anoop Maini
Anoop Maini

Anoop Maini

CEO
Excite Ventures (United Kingdom)
Lucija Malnar
Tech Tour

Lucija Malnar

Assistant Project Manager
Tech Tour (Belgium)
Jay Marathe
Bryan, Garnier & Co

Jay Marathe

Managing Director
Bryan, Garnier & Co (Germany)
Lorella Marti
Pictet & Cie

Lorella Marti

Marketing Manager
Pictet & Cie (Switzerland)
Darren Martindill
Hamamatsu

Darren Martindill

Business Development
Hamamatsu (United States)
Liam Maxwell
Government of the United Kingdom

Liam Maxwell

National Technology Adviser
Government of the United Kingdom (United Kingdom)
Attilio Mazzilli
Orrick

Attilio Mazzilli

Partner
Orrick (Italy)
Paddy MccGwire
Silverpeak

Paddy MccGwire

Co-Founder and Managing Director
Silverpeak (United Kingdom)
Alex McCracken
Silicon Valley Bank

Alex McCracken

Managing Director
Silicon Valley Bank (United States)
Richard Muirhead
Open Ocean Capital

Richard Muirhead

General Partner
Open Ocean Capital (Finland)
Paul Murray
Atlantic Bridge

Paul Murray

Investment Director
Atlantic Bridge (Ireland)
Natalia Natcheva
Tech Tour

Natalia Natcheva

Senior Project Manager
Tech Tour (Bulgaria)
Christoph Naumann
Christoph Naumann

Christoph Naumann

-
Watson Farley Williams LLP (United Kingdom)
Teia Negoita
Hearst Ventures

Teia Negoita

Associate
Hearst Ventures (United States)
Dave Neumann
PitchBook

Dave Neumann

Customer Success Manager
PitchBook (United Kingdom)
Anabelle Oliveira
Airbus Ventures

Anabelle Oliveira

Head of structuring & appraisal investments
Airbus Ventures (France)
Jean-Marc Patouillaud
Partech Ventures

Jean-Marc Patouillaud

Managing Partner
Partech Ventures (France)
Patrick Polak
Newion Investments Management

Patrick Polak

Managing Partner, Managing Partner
Newion Investments Management (Netherlands)
Alexandra Ponomarenko
Alexandra Ponomarenko

Alexandra Ponomarenko

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Sriram Prakash
Deloitte

Sriram Prakash

Global Lead, Innovation M&A
Deloitte (United Kingdom)
Lucy Rands
ETF Partners

Lucy Rands

Junior Associate
ETF Partners (United Kingdom)
Pedro Ribeiro Santos
Armilar Venture Partners SCR

Pedro Ribeiro Santos

Partner
Armilar Venture Partners SCR (Portugal)
Nicolas Richter
Commsignia

Nicolas Richter

VP Marketing
Commsignia (Hungary)
Markus Salolainen
AGC Partners

Markus Salolainen

Managing Director
AGC Partners (United Kingdom)
Alexandre Santos
Sonae IM

Alexandre Santos

Head of Venturing
Sonae IM (Portugal)
Ines Santos Silva
Portuguese Government

Ines Santos Silva

Deputy for Innovation
Portuguese Government (Portugal)
Oscar Sanz Maldonado
Oscar Sanz Maldonado

Oscar Sanz Maldonado

Investor Services Manager
ICEX - Invest in Spain (Spain)
ICT
Jennifer Schenker
The Innovator

Jennifer Schenker

Founder and Editor-in-Chief
The Innovator (France)
Prof Jurgen Schmidhuber
NNAISENSE

Prof Jurgen Schmidhuber

Chief Scientist
NNAISENSE (Switzerland)
Nicole Shumskaya
Nicole Shumskaya

Nicole Shumskaya

PhD Student
Brunel University
Rouven Spinner
Next 47

Rouven Spinner

Senior Principal
Next 47 (Germany)
ICT
Ylan Steiner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Ylan Steiner

Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (United Kingdom)
William Stevens
Tech Tour

William Stevens

Co-Founder & Group Managing Director
Tech Tour (Belgium)
Kameliya Stoeva
Tech Tour

Kameliya Stoeva

-
Tech Tour (Switzerland)
Yue Tang
Yue Tang

Yue Tang

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Edoardo Tarricone
Edoardo Tarricone

Edoardo Tarricone

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Simone Theiss
Tech Tour

Simone Theiss

Managing Director
Tech Tour (Switzerland)
Nithin Thomas
SQR Systems

Nithin Thomas

-
SQR Systems (United Kingdom)
Alex Van Someren
Amadeus Capital Partners Limited

Alex Van Someren

General Partner
Amadeus Capital Partners Limited (United Kingdom)
Fabian von Samson-Himmelstjerna
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Fabian von Samson-Himmelstjerna

Partner
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (Germany)
Bhavik Vora
Bhavik Vora

Bhavik Vora

Student
London Business School (United Kingdom)
Leila Yousefi
Leila Yousefi

Leila Yousefi

Student
Brunel University
Igor Zhadanov
Readdle

Igor Zhadanov

CEO
Readdle (Ukraine)