Managing Partner @ Conor Venture Partners
Mr Mieskonen has served Finnish and Nordic venture capital community for last 25 years. Before joining Conor Venture Partners he act as founder for Eqvitec Partners and investment director for Sitra. He has been engaged with some 80 direct investments over the years. He is currently the chairman of the board of Nordic Venture Network and member of Invest Europe venture council.
Managing Partner @ BaltCap
Martin Kõdar (born in Tallinn, Estonia in 1976) joined BaltCap in the beginning of 2000 where he is serving as a co-Managing Partner. Martin is a member of the investment committee of BaltCap funds and his responsibilities include operational management of BaltCap group, investor relations, supervision of the administration of advised funds and serving as a supervisory council member of investee companies. Martin’s involvement in current portfolio includes dental healthcare provider Unimed Clinics and occupational healthcare provider Qvalitas. Martin is also a member of the Mid-Market Council and Professional Standards Committee in Invest Europe (the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors) and a board member of Responsible Business Forum in Estonia (promoting corporate social responsibility among businesses and raising public awareness).
He has graduated from Tallinn Technical University and has an EVCA (Invest Europe) Certificate in Institutional Private Equity Investing (CIPEI) from Oxford Saïd Business School.
Partner @ Enterprise Investors
Sebastian Król is responsible for investments in the Baltic States.
He concentrates on the financial services, food retail, construction services sectors. His most important investments at EI include those in Danwood, Magellan, Skarbiec Holding, Profi and X-Trade Brokers. Before joining EI, Sebastian worked for Arthur Andersen and Hachette Distribution Services.
Member of the Investment Committee @ NORD Holding
Mr. Schneider is a member of the Executive Board at NORD Holding and responsible for the European fund and co-investment activities. Mr. Schneider has been with NORD Holding since 2011. Prior to NORD Holding, he worked for Credit Suisse in London, where he was focusing on European fund and co-investments. Prior to that, he worked at William Blair's London office advising on Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Schneider studied Economics (MSc.) and Law (LL.M). He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. He speaks Dutch, English, German and conversational Spanish.
About NORD Holding:
Founded in 1969, NORD Holding is one of the oldest institutional investors in Germany with approximately $2.0 billion AUM. NORD Holding aims to anchor emerging private equity funds in Europe. Target funds have a size between €20mio and €500mio and must have an operational value creation strategy including turnaround and special situations strategies. NORD Holding is consistently ranked as a top-quartile fund investor in Europe.