The 0100 Virtual DACH conference gives you the best networking opportunity of the year combining several options how you can interact with the audience through our virtual platform. Meet our audience of senior-level General Partners from renowned PE & VC funds, Limited Partners, including pension funds, funds of funds, family offices, high net-worth individuals, business angels, insurance companies together with leading service providers and other key industry professionals from the DACH region and beyond.
Learn from dedicated panel discussions and get inspired by unique keynotes. You can also join breakout sessions and network with other professionals from the field. Benefit from this unique chance to maximize your business opportunities in the PE&VC industry.
Have a question about our event? Reach out to us! Our team will collect all of your questions and will answer anything you would like to know about the event. You can send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registered participants, will be able to access panel discussions during which our speakers will share their experience and insights about a particular industry topic. Each panel will be dedicated to LPs and GPs discussions, promoting and sharing best practical cases, knowledge, collaboration, and productive debate during the Q&A session at the end of each panel discussion. Apart from that, we picked for you keynote presentations from the most interesting entrepreneurs from the field. On the very last day of the conference, you will be able to join a professional workshop dedicated to Limited Partners.
Delivering a virtual conference, we want to make sure that making connections is still possible even during pandemic times. You will be able to connect from the comfort of your home or office with delegates from across the globe, but mostly from the DACH region.
Using the virtual platform Hopin, you will be able to: pre-arrange a meeting, start a chat conversation, to send a direct message to any attendee, to invite potential partners on 1on1 call, or to share your LinkedIn profile and extend your network and gain valuable connections. Our virtual 1on1 meetings give every delegate a chance to attend from their offices at the most convenient time. You can stream video, share audio and view the webcams of other attendees at once.
Scheduling Meetings As we know that you want to be able to meet with one another in order to help build meaningful connections, Hopin now gives you the opportunity to schedule meetings just like in an in-person conference. This feature allows you to send out meeting invitations for up to 4 other users (limit to 5 attendees per meeting). If the attendees accept your invitation, they will be notified 5 minutes before the meeting is about to start, and once again when the meeting starts. The notification can take you directly into the meeting room.
Exclusive Workshop for Limited Partners
The last day of the conference, every participant can join 2 hours long professional LP workshop.
By attending our conference, the name of your company will be named in the delegates list which we send to our attendees 1 week prior to the event. Having the delegate lists enables you to prepare for networking with the most important contacts for you.
Maximise your brand visibility
Combine brand recognition solutions with expobooth to increase your reputation as an industry expert. We tailor the exposure opportunities and facilitate introductions to our extensive and qualified network to ensure the engagement you are looking for.
0100 Conference team organized already 3 successful virtual events using the Hopin platform in 2020, delivering high-quality events, and exceptional networking. Our technology that connects people from all over the world is simple, convenient, and reliable. The conference will run just as the face to face conference, but in the virtual space – we will have our speakers on the stage where you can listen and participate in the chat and ask them the most important questions. During the breakout sessions, you will be able to network in closed network rooms with up to 20 people or chat. You can also join the public rooms with an unlimited number of participants and talk face-to-face with experts from across the world.
40+ Top-Notch Speakers
We are putting together a strong line-up of exceptional speakers who will be sharing their knowledge through enlightening keynotes, lively panel discussions, and engaging fireside chats!
Stay tuned for more speakers!
Dr Jörg Goschin
As founder and experienced investment professional, Jörg has the in-depth market knowledge and a close-knit network in the venture capital community. Previous stations of his career include Metzler, The Boston Consulting Group, BNP Paribas, Cerberus, Blackstone and Alstin. Jörg holds a PhD in finance and a diploma in electrical engineering and economics. Together with Alex, he set-up and manages KfW Capital as Co-CEO.
Joel Solomon is a Founding Partner of Renewal Funds, Canada's largest mission venture capital firm, at $240 million assets under management. Investing in climate tech and organic foods in Canada and the USA, Renewal Funds is GIIRS-rated, a founding Canadian B Corp (5x “Best for the World”), a “1% for the Planet” member, recognized as ImpactAssets “Top 50 impact fund managers.” Joel is also a frequent public speaker, board member of the University of British Columbia, co-producer of the Integrated Capital Institute with RSF Social Finance, and co-author of The Clean Money Revolution: Re-Inventing Power, Purpose & Capitalism.
Dr. Sofia Harrschar
Dr. Sofia Harrschar, Executive Director and Member of the Management Board, is responsible for Universal-Investment’s product unit Alternative Investments. The unit includes all investments in
Private Equity, Venture Capital, Private Debt, Loans and Securitisations as well as structuring of complex investment projects and their implementation on Universal-Investment’s German and
Dr. Sofia Harrschar earned a degree in business administration at the J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, where she also received her doctorate in finance. Before joining Universal-
Investment, she worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Prime Capital. Harrschar has more than 18 years of experience in structuring and investment in alternative investments.
Klaus is a Managing Director and Head of Business Development for the DACH and Benelux region. He is a member of our Responsible Investment ("RI") Committee and also a member of our RI Sub-Committee – Truly Invested® in our Clients. He has approximately 20 years of experience in the alternative investment business. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, Klaus was a Managing Director and Head of Business Development for Germany and Austria on behalf of Ramius which was a Multi Strategy US Hedge funds asset manager. Klaus began his career at HVB Group as a member of the financial institution’s key account team and as a senior sales person with HVB Alternatives. Klaus holds a masters degree in business administration from Cologne University.
Volker Wende is Managing Director with SwanCap Partners, a leading independent private markets investment platform with offices in Munich, Luxembourg, Milan and New York. Volker is part of the global investment team and co-heading the firm’s direct co-investment programme which looks back at 100+ investments at an aggregated deal value in excess of €250 billion. Prior to SwanCap, Volker was advising private equity and corporate clients on mergers & acquisitions working with UniCredit and goetzpartners out of their offices in London and Munich. Volker graduated as Dipl.-Kaufmann (MBA equivalent) from the University of Regensburg.
Elisabeth is investing on behalf of Acton Capital in game changing companies and digitally native
brands, including The Female Company (GER), KOIO Collective (US) and ArtNight (GER).
Prior to Acton Capital, Elisabeth was leading a €200m co-investment programme at the European
Investment Bank (EIB), advised clients on mergers and acquisitions at Goldman Sachs, and worked
on bank recapitalisation at the European Stability Mechanism. She holds a Harvard MBA degree with
honors, an M.Sc. from London School of Economics with Distinction, a Diplôme from Sciences Po
Paris, and is an alumna of the German National Merit Foundation.
Elisabeth co-founded the climate initiative ‘Leaders for Climate Action e.V.’, and drives topics like
diversity & female empowerment in Europe’s startup ecosystem, serving on the Advisory Board of
Female Founders Global e.V.
Olga is a Berlin-based Investment Manager leading FinTech investments across early and growth stages in Europe and Israel.
Before joining Target Global, Olga worked for the funds Finsight Ventures and Binomial Ventures investing in FinTech and supporting actively the business development and fundraising for MedTech companies. Olga has gained a solid VC track already of 15 investments and 3 exists in 4 years. She closed remarkable deals including Rapyd, Zego, and Kuda.
Eric de Montgolfier
Eric de Montgolfier is Chief Executive Officer of Invest Europe, the association representing
Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors and their investors.
He represents Invest Europe’s 650 members to political and regulatory stakeholders at the
highest levels and guides the agenda-setting work of the world’s largest private capital
association. Eric also acts a senior spokesman for the European private equity and venture
capital industry globally.
Eric joined Invest Europe after a career spanning three decades in leading private equity firms.
He was previously CEO of Gimv France, a division of the Brussels-listed mid-market investment
firm, where he oversaw strategy and investments in the French market. Prior to that, he was co-
founder and co-managing partner of Edmond de Rothschild Partners, active in the lower mid-
market segment in France. He started his private equity career in 1990 at Astorg - where he
subsequently became a co- founding partner of Astorg Partners.
Before becoming Invest Europe’s CEO, Eric was a representative on the association’s Mid-Market
Platform Council, and was also involved in France Invest, the French national private equity
association. He holds a Masters in management from ESCP Europe in Paris.
As a business development manager on the European Relationship team, Julia is responsible for ICGs sales and marketing efforts for institutional investors and consultant relationships in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
In this capacity, she works closely with ICGs portfolio management teams.
Julia joined ICG in 2019 in the firm’s Frankfurt office in order to foster and develop relationships with institutional clients and Consultants in her designated regions.
Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Julia held various Senior Management roles in the Asset Management Industry. Among others, she was a Managing Director for Muzinich &Co., in Frankfurt (2016-2019) and held a Pan-European Management role at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (now DWS from 2007-2016).
Dr. Andreas Fendel
Andreas Fendel is a Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Quadriga Capital. Quadriga Capital is a leading midcap private equity advisory firm targeting the DACH region and neighbouring countries. Funds advised by the firm have completed more than 150 transactions during the last 20 years. Main activities relate to the core sectors smart industries, services/software and healthcare. It creates value by supporting management
teams in transforming and growing businesses – organically and in form of buy-and-builds. Typical transaction volumes range between € 50 million and € 300 million. Transaction examples: AHT Austria Haustechnik, Jack Wolfskin, LR Health & Beauty, Lewa, M&R Automation, DoreaFamilie, GBA, wecare etc.
Dr. Ingo Potthof
Dr. Ingo Potthof, Managing Partner, UVC
Ingo is Managing Partner of UVC Partners, a leading European venture capital firm investing in early-stage B2B technology start-ups. He has almost 20 years of leadership experience in venture capital in Europe, Israel, the USA and Asia. Before founding UVC in 2011, he worked as Partner at SMAC partners, a specialized secondary & growth investment firm. Prior to this, he was as Partner instrumental in building the global seed-stage investment business for Siemens. Ingo has carried out successful investments leading to numerous trade sales and IPOs. His earlier positions include Manager Strategy and M&A at Telefónica O2, he also worked several years as a management and IT consultant.
About Unternehmertum Venture Capital (UVC)
UVC is a leading venture capital firm investing in early-stage B2B technology start-ups based predominantly in the German-speaking region, selectively also internationally. We focus on startups in the fields of Industrial Technologies, Enterprise Software and Mobility. Our team has more than 70 years of profound venture and start-up experience with a proven, long-term investment and exit track record.
Through our close relationship with UnternehmerTUM, Europe's largest center for innovation and startup platform, we have an unfair advantage regarding proprietary deal-flow, the industrial network of >1.000 corporates and access to talent.
Notable investments are e.g. FlixBus (mobility services platform), KONUX (industrial IoT), CarJump (carsharing app, acq. by PSA Group), Vimcar (Fleetmanagement SaaS) and Blickfeld (LiDAR systems). www.uvcpartners.com
Alexander Vavilov is currently an Investment Manager with iTech capital. His current focus is on A-series investments within FinTech, BigData, Adtech, and other technology-driven businesses. Prior to working in venture capital and private equity, he worked in a range of industries such as oil and gas, trading, wealth management, and management consulting. His professional experiences have led him across the globe, from the United States and Europe to Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. He holds a master's in finance from IE University and a bachelor's in Management, Economics, and Finance from Bocconi University. Additionally, he is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).
Melina Heinl joined Preqin, the provider of intelligence across private equity, real estate, hedge funds, infrastructure, natural resources and private debt, in 2017. She heads the company’s research and data activities in the DACH region, and prior to this, Melina was responsible for Preqin’s data on institutional investors based in Germany, guaranteeing quality LP research used to generate opportunities for private capital fundraisers. Melina holds an LLM from the Queen Mary University of London and a diploma of law from the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria.
Jan is responsible for running operations in our funds and the investment company. In addition, he handles relationships with Czech and international investors and, in particular, institutions.
Prior to joining the Jet Investment team in 2018, Jan was employed in the Austrian Erste Group, where he specialized on project credit, especially in real estate, infrastructure, and renewable resources across the entire CEE region. That portfolio was in excess of EUR 1 billion. Within the banking group, he also was involved in consolidation and subsequent sale of bad assets in a total nominal amount exceeding EUR 500 million.
Jan studied at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna and earned the title of magister from Berlin School of Economics and Law.
Philipp Kapl is a partner in the corporate/M&A practice of Binder Grösswang and has several years' experience in international M&A transactions, private equity, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. In 2018/2019, Philipp did a one year secondment with the London office of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He frequently publishes in national and international journals and is a member of the IBA, the German Chamber of Commerce in Austria (DHK) and the Fulbright Alumni Association.
Nikolas Samios is Managing Partner of PropTech1 Ventures, the first dedicated venture capital fund addressing the untapped potential of real estate industry innovation in Europe, bringing together leading real estate companies and entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs from the digital sector, and venture capital experts.
In this role as well as his previous entrepreneurial activities, e.g. as Managing Partner of the VC family office COOPERATIVA and as Managing Director of Brandenburg Ventures, the VC vehicle of MP3 inventor Karlheinz Brandenburg, he has participated in more than 100 transactions on both sides of the table.
Nikolas is a proven expert in venture capital methodology with publications such as the standard reference book DEALTERMS.VC and various professional articles.
Dr. Stefan Hamm is co-founder and member of the management board at Tyrol Equity AG. At the same time Stefan plays an important operational role at the investments of Tyrol Equity. He currently holds the position of CEO in the SAV Group and is responsible for managing the Program Office.
Between 1999 and 2005, he founded and ran IVP Management GmbH, where he was responsible for the areas of restructuring and interim management for ailing small to medium-sized businesses. After the merger of IVP and Fairwest AG into the Concentro AG, he was a partner and director at Concentro AG. Dr. Hamm was responsible for corporate finance and M&A.
Prior to this, Dr. Hamm was with Roland Berger and Partners for seven years in various capacities, ultimately as an Associate Partner in Sao Paulo/Brazil. Dr. Hamm started his career at Ernst and Young in Washington/DC as a Consultant on flotation issues and procurement of venture capital for United States technological companies. He studied Business Administration at the University of Saarbrücken and the London Business School, and completed his Doctorate at the University of Innsbruck.
Marko Maschek combines engineering education with entrepreneurial acumen. He grew up near Stuttgart and was an employee in the family-owned company during his school days.
After his military service, he worked in consulting and software development patenting several developments in automotive applications.
Marko has been a VC- / PE- an investor in Germany and the US since 1997 and co-founded Pinova and Marondo. He has been responsible for nearly 30 technology companies where some achieved a successful IPO.
Marko earned a degree in electrical engineering from KIT, an advanced degree in computer sciences from INSA (Lyon) and an MBA from Cambridge.
Agenda (Central European Time Zone)
Learn more about the speakers and topics. You can look forward to 3 days of high-quality content containing 7 panel discussions, 2 keynote presentations, 1 fireside chat and LP workshop. We put together the agenda full of up-to-date topics that will prepare you for the post-COVID market. Top senior professionals will share and discuss current issues of the PE&VC industry.
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