We leverage our network to source relevant mentor relations for each startup. By truly understanding our startups’ needs, strengths & weaknesses, we can connect them with accomplished entrepreneurs, corporates, and investors.
Frank Kampp has been working in the sports marketing and communications industry for almost 25 years.
Alexander Stoeckel is Director for Venture Capital at Philip Morris International (PMI) in Lausanne, heading the PMI corporate venture capital team at PM Equity Partner.
Ilja is Counsel/Head of Focus Group AR-VR/AI at top tier law firm SKW Schwarz, repeatedly winning the Media Law Firm of the Year award.
Stefan W Herzberg is an open-minded, "yes and.." Tech Investor who worked as a C-Level Executive in German retail for years before he moved to the US in 2012 to take on the role of Global COO of GE’s MRI business.
Natalia Karbasova is the founder of FitTech Summit and CEO of FitTech Company and Founder of FitTech Summit.
Tobias Gantner is a restless resident of different worlds: A medical doctor by training, a health economist and jurist by education.
Moritz Kreppel is a passionate entrepreneur and sports enthusiast with a professional background in consultancy and politic
Dirk has been working in the international sports industry for 20 years and before becoming the Head of Commercial Division at the iconic FC St. Pauli in Hamburg.
Kerstin Bock is a co-Founder & CEO of the Opener, which helps tech companies enter new markets and connects corporations & brands with the international startup community.
Bernd Schusky combines expertise in brand and design strategy, digital products, and sports.
Ingmar is Associate at Clipperton where he advises technology companies on their financing and M&A transactions.
Christine is passionate about all things football and sports. In her current role at Urban Sports Club, she is looking to develop the Urban Sports League into a "professional league for non-professionals".
Daniel is a real "Sports Maniac“, start-up founder, and expert in digital, audio, and voice marketing in sports
Lou is a proven digital expert with strong technical acumen and operational success in IT projects development across a multitude of industries.
Stefan is the Managing Director at Seven.One Sports GmbH.
Michael is a user-centric product person and loves the intersection of technology and esports.
Elmar Schumacher is the Founder and CEO of aerobis fitness GmbH - a company specialized in mobile fitness equipment based in Cologne, Germany.
Co-founder and Managing Director at A Color Bright GmbH
Dr. Tanja Emmerling is an investment manager at High-Tech Gründerfonds in the area of software, media, and internet and oversees a portfolio of 12 companies.
Jeremy is Israel’s only active venture capitalist and professional basketball player, a unique combination for leading a sports tech investment fund.
With over a decade commercial Sports Technology experience, Steve is passionate about innovation, leadership, developing talent, building commercial scale, customer retention and achieving sustainable cross-border expansion.
Creative Director, Designer, Photographer.
Leo is part of the IT Advisory Group at Mazars, a leading Audit, Tax, and Consulting firm. He is based in Berlin.
Douglas Gremmen is the Commercial Director of House of Sports.
Carlos Salum is the founder of Salum International Resources, Inc., a Leadership Performance Strategy consultancy in Charlotte, NC.
Christoph Rapp is the International Sales & Retail Manager at ISPO.
Tim Baader is managing partner at Milk – an agency with focus on brand management and communication design.
Christoph is an entrepreneur and venture capital expert with a passion for early-stage startups, sports, and health.
Markus is an experienced digital executive with cross-functional expertise in Business Development, Product, Marketing and Sales.
Hendrik Lange is the managing director of football mgzn.
Corinna Schulthess Traumueller is the founder and CEO of Family Office Management Consulting Ltd.
Arne has more than 20 years of experience in design and advertising.
Lawyer with a passion for, and 20 years of experience in, sports.
Robert has been involved in free-to-play and real-money gaming for 20 years.
German Schulz is the Head of Brand Management at VfL Wolfsburg.
Former professional basketball player, participant of the 2008 Olympics, 2x World Championships and 4x European Championships.
Brian Zwerner is an experienced investor, entrepreneur, and business advisor.
He advises clients in the areas of strategy and corporate growth, digitalization, and M&A, as well as organizational design and recruitment.
Marcel is a specialized Diplom Sport Science Manager and holds UEFA Licence A as a football coach.
Gert is a product and innovation development expert.
Giorgi Khubua is a SportsTech / FitTech entrepreneur since 2017.
Riedel Communications develops, manufactures, and distributes cutting edge real-time networks for video, audio, data, and communications.
Emily Ross is a rower, yogi, founder and business mentor.
Co-Founder & Owner at WhiteRock, an advisory firm working on M&A transactions and investments in the sports & entertainment sectors
With a background in special education and law, John Weaver is an entrepreneur, investor, and startup lawyer.
Paul Schif is Managing Director of the Laureus Sport for Good Germany & Austria. He is responsible for the promotion of non-profit sports projects.
Dirk Koehler is a General Counsel on demand & legal advisor.
Basil is an accomplished executive with nearly two decades experience as a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and CEO of Stradigi AI.
Federico Cian is a digital entrepreneur and an enthusiastic endurance triathlete.
Karan Zaveri is a technology executive with over 16 years of experience in CTO or Founder roles.
Sinan advises companies like Meitu Inc. on how to growth hack to succeed with their consumer products in new markets.
Tech geek with 10+y exp | Startup Wise Guys alumni, Co-founder of CASERS and Brocoders (Ukraine)
Michael is Managing Partner of FinLeap and oversees all finance, tax and legal/regulatory topics.
Marcus is a sports tech enthusiast with a background in M&A and venture capital as well as a broad network in the German sports industry.
Kirk Muller is a Stanley Cup-winning former NHL player turned coach.
Chelsea Oppenheim is the Director of Investments at Florida Funders, a hybrid venture capital fund and angel investor network.
Kunal is a tech expert and leader with more than 25 years of experience in leading innovation, growth, and digital transformation.
Katerina Nichols has dedicated most of her career to early-stage startups.
Tim Krieglstein is an entrepreneur with an international marketing expertise of more than 20 years, paired with strong organizational and management skills.
Susanne is a senior executive at the Deutsche Fussball Liga – Bundesliga.
Krischan Hertle brings a wealth of international business development and investment experience in the B2B media and information industry.
Morten is a sports enthusiastic lawyer and tax advisor.
Rüdiger Ohl has been leading successful marketing and communications projects for almost two decades.
An expert in sports sales, marketing and communication, Lars Stegelmann has extensive knowledge and understanding of the sports business.
Founder of Hatch Pitch and Head Coach at SXSW Pitch, where his team has coached over 600 startups.
Artist, Director, Producer, and Chief Visionary Officer.
Markus is an agent for soccer coaches at projekt b, working with Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann to name a few.
Delia Fischer has more than two decades of experience in high-profile media and communications roles, from sports journalism and football governance, the world of work to her latest challenge of shaping the global conversation about the world of business and society.
Peer Hohn is the CEO of Phizzard GmbH that solves the central customer problem in the fashion business: finding the right size.
As an open water swimmer Thomas Lurz has won two Olympic medals in Beijing 2008 and London 2012.
Tom Lemke is an e-sports pioneer and the Founder of Skillshot Consulting.
After starting out as a high-performance athlete, Sönke’s professional career continued at the heart of the sports industry by consistently accelerating holistic business development projects for and with some of the most prestigious brands in sports.
At Onefootball, Tom is responsible for Business Development & International Strategy.
Tarek Rasouli is a former BMX- and mountain bike pro as well as the Managing Director of rasoulution, a sports marketing and communication agency in Munich.
Michael Redd is living proof that the drive, determination, and focus required to be a world-class athlete
can be translated into a successful career in business and investment.
Sascha Welters has just founded a new kind of communication agency called Superbruce that helps clients combine the requirements of modern data-based communication with the creavity of a top-notch agency.
Jan Kegelberg is the Chief Digital Officer at SportScheck.
Partner - Odgers Berndtson GmbH - Executive Search, Executive Coaching, Human Asset Review.
Thomas Witt is the founding partner and CTO of Infopark AG – a Berlin B2B software pioneer and maker of the SaaS offerings like the Cloud CMS Scrivito.
Starting her career as a professional swimmer, Fee Beyer works at the intersection of technology and Pro Sports coaching.
As a Digital Marketing Consultant, Sascha works directly for brands/clients as well as in cooperation with lead agencies across several industries.
Hans Dohrmann looks back at an exciting career. He has not only founded and developed successful startups but also brought in new business for established companies.
Anne-Katrin has worked for the German leading HR consulting company Kienbaum for 15 years. In her career, she has supported small-, mid- and large-sized companies in all HR aspects.
Simon Heinz is the Head of Digital Unit at Sanacorp Pharmahandel GmbH, enabling pharmacies to establish digital customer interaction interfaces such as chats and online shops.
Eddy Moosavi Pour is a sports and health aficionado, combining an athlete’s mindset with a professional background in consulting and tech.
As a senior investment manager at APX in Berlin, Onur is constantly sourcing, screening, and analyzing seed-stage startups.
Sven is a creative business consultant and works as Vice President of Planning & Campaigning at SPORTFIVE.
Agnieszka is founder and managing director of CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION - a digital innovation consultancy.
Caspar Schmick is a freelance consultant with extensive sports media experience and the co-founder of TeamedUp.
At UEFA Events SA, Lukasz leads a team supporting the CEO in strategic management of the company.
Silke is the CFO at share GmbH, a social impact company selling consumer products in the area of drinking water, nutrition, hygiene, and education.
Matthias Hübner is Global Head of ESG Solutions at Arabesque S-Ray. The Group is based on the three pillars Asset Management, Artificial Intelligence and S-Ray, the leading ESG data and analytics platform.
Martin Kowalewski is the Managing Director at SV Darmstadt 98.
Carolina Bessega can best be described as an established academic with an entrepreneurial mindset.
Ralph works as a consultant on early-stage investments and corporate innovation initiatives via startups, with working experience on both sides.
Four nearly three decades Charles has worked within the context of sports, fashion, and active lifestyle products for leading global brands.
Jan-Hendrik is Principal at b to v Partners AG.
Jannis founded one of Europe's fastest-growing mass-participation sports business: XLETIX GmbH. The company's mission is to excite people through sports.
Philipp Roßkamp is a designated European business development executive and consultant with almost 16ys of profound new media and startup know-how.
Lance Dietz is a Principal at KB Partners, a Chicago-based early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on startups operating at the intersection of sports and technology.
Felix has more than 10 years of professional experience in the sports business industry.
... host workshops and/or offer open office hours in their specific area of expertise.
… are interested in engaging with selected startups throughout the program – and potentially beyond. This is the “deepest” level of mentoring.
… participate in one-off sessions with pre-matched startups.
… share their experience in a fireside chat format during the program.
… are neither Berlin-based nor -bound during the program, but available for virtual advice.