Peter MicaliSenior Director of Global Marketing and Operations
Specializes in three primary areas: 1. operational excellence for the global operations, 2. marketing and support for partnerships, and 3. helping startup/corporate collaborations thrive
Has more than 9 years experience across a wide range of marketing and strategy positions in Fortune 500 corps and early stage startups
Company / Group : MassChallenge
Website : http://www.masschallenge.org/
Karl RupingManaging Partner
A graduate of Colby College, Harvard University, Tokyo University, and an MIT Fellow. In 1999, he established incTANK Ventures while studying at MIT and serving as a board member of AgaMatrix, a US medical device manufacturer. His current position is that of Managing Partner at incTANK Ventures where he’s primarily focusing on seed funding startup ventures.
Company / Group : incTANK Ventures
Website : http://inctank.com/
Mr. Vipin invests mainly in infrastructure for enterprises, large-scale data analysis and HR. Before join Work-Bench, he was enrolled at the CIO office in Bank of America. He had been researched hundreds of companies each year and collaborated with fast-growing startup companies. He was also elected for Forbes UNDER 30 VENTURE CAPITAL 2018.
Company / Group : work-bench
Website : https://www.work-bench.com/
Conner MurphyManaging Director
Prior to joining Techstars,running the SAP.io program in Berlin, he was Founder at Datahug, which brings modern data science tools into sales organizations and Co-Founder at Tracktive, an API first tracking service for Performance Marketers. As an Entrepreneur, Connor has originated and closed $5.5M in venture capital, recruited and built teams from 0 to 30, and identified and closed 6 figure sales deals with leading global brands.
Company / Group : Techstars
Website : https://www.techstars.com/
Rouven DresselhausFounding and Managing Partner
Contributes his expertise in strategic decision making, e.g. investment strategies, portfolio management as well as fundraising support to back the growth of portfolio companies. At Cavalry, Rouven is responsible for the portfolio companies McMakler and FreightHub.
Company / Group : Cavalry Ventures
Website : http://www.cavalry.vc/
Florian StegerInvestment Director
He is responsible for the strategic venture investment activities of one of Europe’s preeminent corporate innovation hubs. He has 10+ years experience in building technology startups from scratch in the field of mobile communication, eHealth and cybersecurity. As co-founder and CEO of Kupferwerk (now called Intive) he created Germany’s leading specialist for mobile applications.
Company / Group : hub:raum
Website : https://www.hubraum.com/
Sarah LorenzInnovation architect & project manager
Sarah is innovation architect & project manager at the German Entrepreneurship GmbH with more than 70 clients and two accelerator programmes. The accelerator at the LMU, the top ranked university in Germany, has spawned over 220 companies in 10 years and the German Accelerator, a project of the German government, has graduated over 100 companies in 4 years. Sarah has various years of experience in the conception, building and management of corporate innovation units and in the implementation of entrepreneurial coaching programs as well as the establishment of strong communities – connecting start-ups, universities and corporates. Due to her previous activities she has a vast international know-how.
Company / Group : LMU Entrepreneurship Center
Website : http://www.entrepreneurship-center.uni-muenchen.de/
Michelle is Manager of International Business Development and Partnerships at ACE. She is experienced in the Singapore and regional startup ecosystems, as she actively drives the development of a connected ecosystem in the region through establishing strategic partnerships with regional ecosystem players and engaging them in initiatives to facilitate market access and regional innovation for our startups. Together with ecosystem partners and corporate networks, Michelle organizes various startup engagements and developed the ACE Market Insights series to help startups understand unfamiliar markets and how to do business in target markets.
Company / Group : Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE)
Website : https://www.ace.org.sg/Action-Community-for-Entrepreneurship-Home
Dario is the Chief Research Offer of Galen Growth Asia. He joined in 2016 as the founding Research Manager where he supported the building of HealthTech Alpha; Asia’s only database and analytics platform dedicated to HealthTech ventures. HealthTech Alpha, remains the only database and analytics provider for digital health in Asia, delivering accurate and regularly curated information to investors, industry innovation leaders, startups CxOs, and researchers.
Dario completed his doctorate in Material Science and Engineering working on novel biodegradable materials that can be used for prosthesis and holds Masters in Material Science & Engineering, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology.
Company / Group : GALEN GROWTH ASIA
Website : https://www.galengrowth.asia/
Jeffery PaineManaging Partner
Jeffrey Paine is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology incubator based in Singapore. Jeff started and manages the Founder Institute in Singapore where he is currently overseeing its expansion in Southeast Asia. Since 2010 the Founder Institute in Singapore has graduated over 80 companies.
Company / Group : Golden Gate Ventures
Website : http://goldengate.vc/ja/
Jeff Lin has over 15 years of experience in telecom and technology, management consulting, as well as VC investment. Prior to joining iGlobe in 2014, Jeff was with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, working on strategy consulting projects with the Myanmar government and MNC clients in Southeast Asia.
Started his career in 1998 as a as a product-marketing manager and Value Based Marketing owner at Nokia China Investment Co., Ltd., he later engaged in business development division of Hutchison Telecom HK Ltd. He also worked as a deputy country representative for Huawei’s Telecom Business in Singapore.
Company / Group : iglobe partners
Website : http://www.iglobepartners.com/index.html
Hajime SatoFounder / CEO
Hajime is Founder / CEO of MEPLA Japan, health-tech accelerator and the advisory firm in medical industry. Hajime founded MEPLA Japan and has worked with Japanese hospitals and healthcare related companies for their overseas business expansion in SEA market. Hajime has also produced several businesses in medical / healthcare industry as entrepreneur. With his background as the entrepreneur and investor, Hajime is connecting and supporting the health-tech startups for the healthcare innovation.
Company / Group : MEPLA Japan Co., Ltd.