MENTORS 2018-09-14T06:12:26+00:00

Mgr. Radoslav Vašina

Field of Expertise:

Venture capital investments
Project management
Marketing
Sales a business development

Short Bio

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Innovation and Technology fund

I have been investment manager of Innovation and Technology fund since 2013.
I often attend conferences and expert events around the world to review current business trends and also to network with potential partners for further co-operation with the companies in which the investments were made.

Mgr. Slavomír Hruška

Field of Expertise:

Investment management
Business development

Short Bio

Investment Manager of Innovation and Technology fund.

I come from a corporate background, having worked for Fortune 500 companies. My experience comes from having worked in multiple industry verticals, as well as translation, dating and many others. I am focused on new technologies, evolving markets and business development, especially on thinking outside of the box and disruptive innovations.

Ing. Michal Borza, PhD.

Field of Expertise:

Investment
Risk capital
Income tax

Short Bio

Investment Manager of Innovation and Technology fund

Michal Borza actively works over 12 years in a financial analysis, process and project management. He works in startup ecosystem for several years and at present as investment manager of venture capital fund – Fund of Innovations and Technologies. Michal is an investor representative in 4 FIT´s portfolio companies that he actively manage and assist in their development.

Ing. Katarína Molnárová

Field of Expertise:

Business Consulting
Online Strategies
Online Business
Investment

Short Bio

Founder of ONLINE TORO consulting

Katka Molnárová is the owner of the digital agency ONLINE TORO consulting. As a business mentor, she helps to dozens of entrepreneurs to grow and learn from the experience she has gained in 10 years of online, business and investment experience.

Ms. Amalia Niniraki 

Field of Expertise:

Education
Management
Counseling

Short Bio

Ms. Amalia Niniraki is a graduate of the Mathematics Department of the University of Crete and holds a Master in “Continuing education and lifelong learning” at Open University of Cyprus. Since 1995 works in the field of education as an Owner of a Tutorial School, which since 2007 expanded its actions and in the field of adult education.

She has vast experience in managing an educational organization and moreover a big experience in counseling and promoting unemployment people to the labor Market. Since 2017 is a member of the board of the chamber of commerce in Heraklion.

Mr. Andreas Lukic 

Field of Expertise:

Investments & Financial Advisory  in Mid-Cap Private Equity,
Late-stage Venture Capital, Portfolio company management
Start-Up Co-Founding & Financing

Short Bio

Mr. Andreas Lukic is founder and managing director of ValueNet-Capital-Partners GmbH, Frankfurt/Munich, a family office investment and advisory firm. Mr. Lukic was previously internationally working on buy-outs, growth capital as well as venture capital investments and hold a master’s degree in chemical engineering as well as in economics and a bachelor´s degree in applied cultural sciences.

He is member of several supervisory and advisory boards, Chairman of the Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain e.V. – Germany´s largest private investor´s associating for Startup financing & development – and an active Business Angels since 1999.

José Antonio VIDAL 

Field of Expertise:

Turismo, Gastronomía y WellBeing

Short Bio

MBA con formación en Derecho, Economía, Marketing y WellBeing, ha desarrollando su carrera profesional en Los Ángeles, Londres, Cambridge, París, Cancún, Islas Baleares y Madrid, ocupando puestos de responsabilidad, por un lado, en los sectores bancario, hotelero, turístico institucional (dirigió el arranque de la promoción internacional del Producto Turístico de Estado 1994 ‘El Legado Andalusí’, con el apoyo de Turespaña y delegaciones diplomáticas), así como en el campo de la docencia, como profesor de la asignatura ‘Calidad Integral en la Atención y Servicio al Cliente’, dentro del plan de estudios ‘MBA para empresas hoteleras’.

Emprendedor, motivador y optimista por naturaleza, fundó ‘MundiMax Madrid, Relocation services’, ‘euroEvents Madrid’ y ‘naturalSthetic’, dirigiéndolas hasta ponerlas en mercado para su venta.

En la actualidad es presidente CEO de la ‘Asociación Española de Enoturismo’, fundador-director de ‘WellBeing Fusion’ (bienestar integral), en donde desarrolla su actividad desde 1991 como Wellbeing & Beauty Master Masseur –habiendo atendido hasta la fecha a más de 5000 clientas internacionales, con un ratio de fidelización del 91%- y, como desarrollo de su vocación de ayudar desinteresadamente a los demás, forma parte del equipo de mentores en ‘THC-Global Network’ y en ‘CrossEUWBA’, asesorando a start-ups y jóvenes empresarios a conseguir sus objetivos.

Es entrenador personal, jugador de prácticamente todos los juegos de pelota, monitor de tenis, baloncesto, esquí de nieve y náutico.”

Magda Katopi 

Field of Expertise:

MSc. Economist
Mentor
Business Communications

Short Bio

H2H Marketer & Orchestrator • Certified Mentor & Job Developer by Erasmus /Enterprise+ program • Technical Advisor to the Regional Vice Governor, for Commerce, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Region of Crete • EU-Technical Assistance to CIS countries & LIEN Consultant for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Development • Business Strategist Consultant

Antonia Skaraki 

Field of Expertise:

Visual Communication and Advertisement
Graphic Design

Short Bio

Founder & CEO of AS Advertising, was born in Chania, Crete (1968). She studied Visual Communication and Advertisement – Graphic Design in Vakalo Art & Design College S.A.

Jesse Hartinger

Field of Expertise:

Experience as Business Analyst at maxdome(ProSieben)

Short Bio

Position: CEO of Business Angels Club Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.

Founder of brakfastbird

From 1st January 2018 CEO of Business Angels Club Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.

He took part as expert or judge in more than 1000 pitching events and he is the contact point in Berlin to bring together startups and investors.

Place: Berlin, Germany

Robert Bush

Field of Expertise:

fintech, e-health, energy, food tech, agtech

Short Bio

Eva A. Pagkalou 

Field of Expertise:

Economist • MBA
Mentor • Business Coach
Adults’ Trainer

Short Bio

Co-founder of smart business consulting g.p. , with operations in the management consultancy sector • Certified Adults’ Trainer in managerial issues, soft skills, customer experience, quality mentality, marketing • Executive & Team Coaching Expert •Certified Business Career Advisor • HR Skilled in recruitment & Selection Hiring Process • Member of Greek Tourism Confederation’s Mentors Tank [INSETE] • Elected Member of Economic Chamber of Greece

Karantonis Iraklis

Field of Expertise:

Business economics and management, MSc
Technology Transfer
Innovation management

Short Bio

Mr. Iraklis Karantonis is a Technology Transfer Consultant at PRAXI Network, a unit of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH). He is also business advisor for Enterprise Europe Network assisting businesses innovate and grow on an international scale.
Recently, he became Technology Transfer Representative of PRAXI Network at PanCoop Bank for the provision of integrated business advisory support to local SMEs aiming at enhancing their competitiveness based on knowledge and innovation.
His educational background includes a BSc. from the Department of Economics of the University of Crete, and postgraduate studies (MSc.) with distinction at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania with special focus on business economics.

Eva-Juliane Stark

Field of Expertise:

Legal structure
Company financing
Corporate law

Short Bio

Eva is a corporate lawyer with a focus on Venture Capital. She regularly shares her expertise in workshops, is an enthusiastic networker and has been a mentor to various startups, founders and investors/BA. Eva founded Venture Ladies, a network for female entrepreneurs and investors in 2014 which connects over 2.000 Venture Capitalists today.

Stella Kasdagli

Field of Expertise:

Writer
Translator
Youth/women facilitator

Short Bio

Stella Kasdagli is a writer, translator, youth/women facilitator. As the founder of Women On Top, she designs and implements initiatives for the professional empowerment of women and girls and for the promotion of equality in the workplace. She is also the co-founder of the Bookworm online book club and of the Mentorkids mentoring network, which offers professional orientation mentoring to 15 to 18-year olds. She has been facilitating workshops around body image, social activation and the creative use of digital media for teens.
She has studied French Literature in Athens, Greece, and Media Studies in London, and has worked for 10+ years as a women’s magazine and online editor. She has published two books, a memoir for young mothers, a YA novel on eating disorders and the Princess Athena series for the empowerment of girls, women and teens.
She lives in Athens with her husband and two daughters.

Mali M. Baum

Field of Expertise:

Entrepreneurship
Investments
Business development
Branding

Short Bio

‘Mali is one of the People Shaping Female Founders Future and opportunities at the
Startups Ecosystem in Berlin and Germany, recently announced raising a new fund in Berlin with focusing on diverse team to invest into the ecosystem, building more success stories and uplifting the tech ecosystem in Germany ’
Born in TLV, active in NYC and SV and living in Berlin, active globally.

Full Bio here

https://www.wlounge.de/

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