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.
Markus is an agent for soccer coaches at projekt b, working with Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann to name a few.
Tom Lemke is an e-sports pioneer and the Founder of Skillshot Consulting.
Dirk Koehler is a General Counsel on demand & legal advisor.
Frank Kampp has been working in the sports marketing and communications industry for almost 25 years.
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.
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".
Jan-Hendrik is Principal at b to v Partners AG.
Marcel is a specialized Diplom Sport Science Manager and holds UEFA Licence A as a football coach.
Co-Founder & Owner at WhiteRock, an advisory firm working on M&A transactions and investments in the sports & entertainment sectors
Co-founder and Managing Director at A Color Bright GmbH
Tim Baader is managing partner at Milk – an agency with focus on brand management and communication design.
As an open water swimmer Thomas Lurz has won two Olympic medals in Beijing 2008 and London 2012.
Chelsea Oppenheim is the Director of Investments at Florida Funders, a hybrid venture capital fund and angel investor network.
Tobias Gantner is a restless resident of different worlds: A medical doctor by training, a health economist and jurist by education.
Douglas Gremmen is the Commercial Director of House of Sports.
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.
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.
Michael is a user-centric product person and loves the intersection of technology and esports.
Philipp Roßkamp is a designated European business development executive and consultant with almost 16ys of profound new media and startup know-how.
Katerina Nichols has dedicated most of her career to early-stage startups.
Carolina Bessega can best be described as an established academic with an entrepreneurial mindset.
Agnieszka is founder and managing director of CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION - a digital innovation consultancy.
Four nearly three decades Charles has worked within the context of sports, fashion, and active lifestyle products for leading global brands.
Riedel Communications develops, manufactures, and distributes cutting edge real-time networks for video, audio, data, and communications.
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.
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.
Kirk Muller is a Stanley Cup-winning former NHL player turned coach.
Ingmar is Associate at Clipperton where he advises technology companies on their financing and M&A transactions.
Gert is a product and innovation development expert.
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.
Peer Hohn is the CEO of Phizzard GmbH that solves the central customer problem in the fashion business: finding the right size.
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.
Krischan Hertle brings a wealth of international business development and investment experience in the B2B media and information industry.
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.
As a Digital Marketing Consultant, Sascha works directly for brands/clients as well as in cooperation with lead agencies across several industries.
Arne has more than 20 years of experience in design and advertising.
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.
Natalia Karbasova is the founder of FitTech Summit and CEO of FitTech Company and Founder of FitTech Summit.
Lawyer with a passion for, and 20 years of experience in, sports.
Creative Director, Designer, Photographer.
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.
Starting her career as a professional swimmer, Fee Beyer works at the intersection of technology and Pro Sports coaching.
Silke is the CFO at share GmbH, a social impact company selling consumer products in the area of drinking water, nutrition, hygiene, and education.
Sinan advises companies like Meitu Inc. on how to growth hack to succeed with their consumer products in new markets.
Leo is part of the IT Advisory Group at Mazars, a leading Audit, Tax, and Consulting firm. He is based in Berlin.
Bernd Schusky combines expertise in brand and design strategy, digital products, and sports.
Carlos Salum is the founder of Salum International Resources, Inc., a Leadership Performance Strategy consultancy in Charlotte, NC.
As a senior investment manager at APX in Berlin, Onur is constantly sourcing, screening, and analyzing seed-stage startups.
Stefan is the Managing Director at Seven.One Sports GmbH.
Felix has more than 10 years of professional experience in the sports business industry.
Partner - Odgers Berndtson GmbH - Executive Search, Executive Coaching, Human Asset Review.
Giorgi Khubua is a SportsTech / FitTech entrepreneur since 2017.
Artist, Director, Producer, and Chief Visionary Officer.
With a background in special education and law, John Weaver is an entrepreneur, investor, and startup lawyer.
Michael is Managing Partner of FinLeap and oversees all finance, tax and legal/regulatory topics.
Caspar Schmick is a freelance consultant with extensive sports media experience and the co-founder of TeamedUp.
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.
Christoph is an entrepreneur and venture capital expert with a passion for early-stage startups, sports, and health.
Corinna Schulthess Traumueller is the founder and CEO of Family Office Management Consulting Ltd.
Susanne is a senior executive at the Deutsche Fussball Liga – Bundesliga.
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.
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.
Sven is a creative business consultant and works as Vice President of Planning & Campaigning at SPORTFIVE.
Markus is an experienced digital executive with cross-functional expertise in Business Development, Product, Marketing and Sales.
Jan Kegelberg is the Chief Digital Officer at SportScheck.
Tech geek with 10+y exp | Startup Wise Guys alumni, Co-founder of CASERS and Brocoders (Ukraine)
Morten is a sports enthusiastic lawyer and tax advisor.
Jeremy is Israel’s only active venture capitalist and professional basketball player, a unique combination for leading a sports tech investment fund.
An entrepreneur in the sports and entertainment world and founder of 5Oceans Partnership, a commercial consultancy focussed on the sports arena.
At UEFA Events SA, Lukasz leads a team supporting the CEO in strategic management of the company.
Tim Krieglstein is an entrepreneur with an international marketing expertise of more than 20 years, paired with strong organizational and management skills.
Moritz Kreppel is a passionate entrepreneur and sports enthusiast with a professional background in consultancy and politic
Basil is an accomplished executive with nearly two decades experience as a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and CEO of Stradigi AI.
Robert has been involved in free-to-play and real-money gaming for 20 years.
Ralph works as a consultant on early-stage investments and corporate innovation initiatives via startups, with working experience on both sides.
Brian Zwerner is an experienced investor, entrepreneur, and business advisor.
Christoph Rapp is the International Sales & Retail Manager at ISPO.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paul Schif is Managing Director of the Laureus Sport for Good Germany & Austria. He is responsible for the promotion of non-profit sports projects.
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.
German Schulz is the Head of Brand Management at VfL Wolfsburg.
Elmar Schumacher is the Founder and CEO of aerobis fitness GmbH - a company specialized in mobile fitness equipment based in Cologne, Germany.
Kunal is a tech expert and leader with more than 25 years of experience in leading innovation, growth, and digital transformation.
An expert in sports sales, marketing and communication, Lars Stegelmann has extensive knowledge and understanding of the sports business.
Rüdiger Ohl has been leading successful marketing and communications projects for almost two decades.
Hendrik Lange is the managing director of football mgzn.
Jannis founded one of Europe's fastest-growing mass-participation sports business: XLETIX GmbH. The company's mission is to excite people through sports.
Eddy Moosavi Pour is a sports and health aficionado, combining an athlete’s mindset with a professional background in consulting and tech.
Federico Cian is a digital entrepreneur and an enthusiastic endurance triathlete.
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.
He advises clients in the areas of strategy and corporate growth, digitalization, and M&A, as well as organizational design and recruitment.
At Onefootball, Tom is responsible for Business Development & International Strategy.
Martin Kowalewski is the Managing Director at SV Darmstadt 98.
Former professional basketball player, participant of the 2008 Olympics, 2x World Championships and 4x European Championships.
Emily Ross is a rower, yogi, founder and business mentor.
... 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.