Targeted matchmaking between startups and corporates: rewriting the formula behind innovation.
Together, we can forge the future of industry 4.0

15th – 16th May, Berlin

Arena Berlin, Germany


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B2B focus

CUBE’s establishment is founded in providing a platform between startups and corporates to partner up and collaborate, Tech Fair continues this ambition – Contact our team and learn how attendance can help find innovative solutions.

Market Reports

Partners will receive detailed market reports consolidated by our dedicated research team. Containing current Tech-market trends and insightful background information on attending startups, the market reports will ensure each meeting at Tech Fair is focused and directed – Partner with us.

Your Journey, CUBED

Demonstration over pitches – let your tech do the talking. Startups will demo and interact with a delegation of engaged corporates and investors as well as build momentum and hype at an invitation-only press roundtable with our network of media contacts. Want one of our coveted startup slots?


Julie Maupin

Director of Social Impact and Public Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Julie Maupin is a leading expert on the legal, regulatory, and economic policy dimensions of blockchains and other distributed ledger technologies. A dual-trained lawyer and economist, her expertise spans cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, prediction markets, data analytics and artificial intelligence in IoT environments. Julie sits on the Fintech Advisory Board of the German Ministry of Finance and the UN Internet Governance Forum and is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (Canada) and the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UK). She frequently advises governments and intergovernmental organizations on DLT governance issues, most recently the G20, the Asian Development Bank, the German Development Agency GIZ, and the Government of Georgia. Julie now serves as Director of Social Impact and Public Regulatory Affairs for the IOTA Foundation in Berlin.

Siim Sikkut

Government CIO

Siim Sikkut is the Government CIO of Estonia, also titled as Deputy Secretary General for IT and Telecom in Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications. His role is to set the strategy and policies, to launch and steer strategic initiatives for development of digital government and society in Estonia. Siim is one of the founders of Estonia’s groundbreaking e-Residency programme.

Stefan Schrauf


Stefan Schrauf is a partner with PwC Strategy& Germany, based in Düsseldorf. He is a leading practitioner of Supply Chain Management and Digital Operations for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business, and head of the PwC Strategy& Digital Operations team in Germany, supporting companies in manufacturing industries globally.

Stefan has more than ten years cross-industry experience in product development and operations management with a strong focus on design and implementation of operations strategies.

Stefan holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Applied Science Dornbirn in Austria and an MBA from the University of Durham Business School in England.

Dr. Sebastian Guth

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Sebastian Guth is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Bayer Pharmaceuticals. In addition, he is responsible for the P&L and entire operations of Bayer’s global Radiology Business Unit. Mr. Guth is a member of the Pharmaceuticals Executive Committee and Global Pharmaceuticals Development Committee.
Based in Berlin, Germany, Mr. Guth oversees global product strategy, marketing, market access and marketing operations for Bayer’s prescription pharmaceuticals portfolio. Bayer Pharmaceuticals’ portfolio focuses on highly innovative new launches and a broad range of established products for cardiology and women’s healthcare as well as for specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology, hematology and ophthalmology. The Radiology Business Unit develops and commercializes diagnostic imaging equipment together with the necessary contrast agents.
Before assuming his current role at Bayer Pharmaceuticals in October 2015, Mr.
Guth was Chief Marketing Officer for Bayer’s General Medicine Business.
Previously he served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Bayer Yakuhin Ltd., Osaka, leading Bayer’s healthcare business in Japan.
Sebastian Guth’s professional career in the pharmaceuticals industry started in 2001 with Schering where he was Special Projects Leader for Asia and the Middle East. This led to his transfer to Schering Singapore Pte. as Managing Director for Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam the following year. Returning to Berlin in 2005, Mr. Guth was appointed Head of Strategy and Business Development for Schering’s European business. Following Bayer’s acquisition of Schering in 2006, he acted as Chief Executive Officer of Bayer Turk, Istanbul, and was Senior Representative of the Bayer Group in Turkey from 2007, until his transfer to Japan in early 2011.
Born in 1974, Sebastian Guth is married and has three children.

Raph Crouan

Startupbootcamp IoT

Raphael is the Founder & CEO of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program based in London.

Starting his career in the Telecom industry (Gemplus) & spending close to 14 years at Apple (last as Head of Strategy & Business Development for iPhone & iPad in Business in EMEIA), he decided to turn the page on his Corporate life & come back to his love of entrepreneurship & innovation-driven companies.

Starting with mentoring (Seedcamp & many other European based programs) & learning what it was to be an entrepreneur in 2013, he also quickly became actively engaged within the investment / VC community & as an angel investor / advisor himself to various startups (notably Undagrid / Beasts of Balance).

He’s been an active speaker in multiple conferences around the world (Europas,
Pioneers, BDLA, ArabNet, Unbound, Latitude59, Slush etc…) most recently around IoT,
IIoT & Impact investments. Raphael holds a Master from McGill (Canada) as well as a Degree from the Business School of Management ESSCA (France).

Abel Archundia-Pineda

IT business partner, Pharma division and as member of the Bayer IT leadership board

Abel joined Bayer on May 2017 as IT business partner, Pharma division and as member of the Bayer IT
leadership board. Before joining Bayer, Abel was head of IT for Novartis Technical Operations looking
after manufacturing, supply chain and quality as well as Global CIO for the Sandoz Division (since 2012),
a role which he helped integrate into Novartis Business Services. He originally joined the Novartis IT
Leadership Board in 2010.
He brings to Bayer a passion for patient-centricity, and the strong belief that IT is central to the digital
transformation underway in the Pharmaceutical industry to allow a richer interaction with patients and
health-care providers. His role at Bayer will be key to enable business models that increasingly leverage
Information Technology for drug discovery, digital supply chain and commercial activities.

Before joining Novartis, he was CIO Europe-Asia for Cemex, a $20Bn global construction materials firm
where he led major post-merger integrations from Madrid, Spain. Prior positions at Dell (General
Manager, Mexico, and Supply Chain, Latin America) and Boston Consulting Group (Principal, Monterrey
and Dallas offices) shaped a multi-disciplinary, business-first perspective of the CIO role.
He holds an electronics engineering degree from Tec de Monterrey, Mexico, and an MBA from Stanford
Business School.
Abel is married and has two teenage boys and enjoys sports like competitive rowing and swimming, and
loves the outdoors.

Monty Munford

Weekly tech columnist

Monty Munford is an ​emcee/panellist/moderator​/interviewer ​​​and speaker at events such as SXSW, ​BDL Accelerate, ​The Europas, Slush, STEP, Zest, Digital K, Startup Village, South Summit, Mobile Web Africa ​and others in cities such as London, San Francisco, ​Beirut, ​Helsinki, Moscow, Dubai, Lagos, Madrid, Sofia, Austin and Dublin.

He writes a weekly tech columnist for Forbes in New York and a monthly business/tech columnist in London for the BBC and writes regularly on technology for The Economist, MIT Tech Review, Wired UK, Newsweek, VentureBeat TechCrunch, Mashable​,​ Fast Company and many others​.​ He has a well-trafficked tech blog, Mob76 Outlook​, which has more than 110,000 unique visitors per month.



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