Founder of version one ventures & Board Member at Andreessen Horowitz
Boris Wertz is one of the top early-stage tech investors in North-America and the founding partner of version one ventures. Boris is also a board partner with Andreessen Horowitz. Before becoming an investor, Boris was the Chief Operating Officer of AbeBooks.com, the world’s largest marketplace for new, used and rare and out-of print books which got sold to Amazon in 2008. Boris joined the company in 2002 after JustBooks, the German company he co-founded in 1999, was acquired by AbeBooks.
Co-Founder , HireArt
Elli Sharef, co-founder of the resume-killing jobs marketplace HireArt will share her story this October in Vallendar with us! The Yale-alumni decided to make her childhood ambition come true and founded HireArt with her best friends from university. "The best place to find startup jobs" is Y Combinator-backed and used by tons of business customers including Airbnb, Cisco, eBay, Gap and Facebook.
Being one of the most successful internet investors and founders, Oliver, together with his brothers, is associated with a number of big names: alando.de, Jamba!, Zalando and many more. He is co-founder of...
Vice President of Schibsted Media & Chief of The Exponential View
Azeem Azhar is a pioneer product entrepreneur and tech writer from London, UK who graduated from the Oxford University. In the early part of his career he covered technology at major newspapers such as The Guardian and The Economist. Furthermore, he took a leading part at the BBC and Thomson Reuters in the product, strategy and innovation departments. Most recently he founded PeerIndex, an innovative venture-backed start-up which applied machine learning to large-scale social graphs to make predictions about social web users. Additionally, his current blog “the Exponential View” finds worldwide appreciation amongst top class investors. Also, business insider named him the number 1 person to follow in UK Tech in November 2015.
Founder & CEO of sellanycar.com
Saygin is the Founder & CEO of the Middle East’s (ME) first & largest car buying service, SellAnyCar.com, Founder of the first & largest online private shopping club in the ME, Sukar.com, Partner at Jabbar Internet & Souq.com Group, the largest ecommerce company in the Arab world, with 2500+ employees. He is also Advisory Board Member & Academic Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at the Canadian University of Dubai and has been selected as a UBS Industry Leader, a network of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals.
The Wharton graduate is the Co-founder of bop.fm, a music technology company that creates a home for every song on the internet. Building up a modest team that is collectively motivated to revolutionize the way we discover and share music, his startup is backed by renowned Y-Combinator, SV Angel and LeWeb Founder Loic Le Meur. Shehzad Daredia is a Mentor at The Peter Thiel Foundation and was an early employee at KAYAK and Rho Ventures.
Founder & CEO - bop.fm
Shehzad Daredia is the Co-founder of bop.fm, a music technology company that creates a home for every song on the internet. The company aggregates several popular music services such as Soundcloud, Spotify, YouTube and Beats Music into one interface.
Building up a modest team that is collectively motivated to revolutionize the way we discover and share music, his startup is backed by renowned Y Combinator, SV Angel and LeWeb Founder Loic Le Meur.
The Wharton graduate is also mentor at The Peter Thiel Foundation and was an early employee at KAYAK and Rho Ventures.