Founder & Managing Partner
CUBE’s Private Sessions are a move to provide our audience and participants a more interactive speaker experience, emphasising audience participation, Private Sessions are limited in capacity to support this structure – Book your space now!
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.
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?
Founder & Managing Partner
Co-founder & Managing Partner
Barbara is an entrepreneur and investor. She started her career in Portfolio Management in 2008, moved to Private Equity at NEO Capital in 2010 in London and finally join the venture capital team at A+ Finance to focus on tech investments in 2012. She raised there 3 new funds for $50M with a focus on tech startups in France.
In 2013, she took part of the launch of the Hello Tomorrow Summit and the incubation program TheFamily and started mentoring startups in various programs like Techstars, StartupBootCamp Sesame.
Passionate about robots, science and design since the youngest age, she cofounded in 2014 Hardware Club, the first community-based VC dedicated to hardware startups and closed a $28M seed-stage fund.
Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau leads StartupDelta, the accelerator for the startup ecosystem in the Netherlands and advises companies and the European Commission on their digital innovation strategies. He is a regular speaker at national and international tech conferences (like: Websummit, Slush, South Summit, OECD Forum, The Next Web, StartupFest Europe) and holds a number of positions in both the public and private sector.
Until 2014 Constantijn was Chief of Staff of European Commission Vice President for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes. He has a background in management consulting and policy research & advice at Booz Allen & Hamilton in London and the RAND Corporation in Brussels. In 2015 he founded StartupFest Europe, the country’s biggest ever startup festival, Which was held for the second time in September ‘17. Constantijn holds an MBA from the INSEAD at Fontainebleau and masters degree in law from Leiden University.
Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau is passionate about technology, art, music, photography and nature. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Foundation for Internet Domain Registration in the Netherlands (SIDN). He is Chair of the Prince Bernhard Nature Fund; Member of the Supervisory Board of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Honorary Chair of the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development; Patron of the National Musical Instrument Fund; Patron of the World Press Photo Foundation; and Patron of the National Violin Contests.
Onno is a serial technology entrepreneur who has spent his entire career building products that consumers love. His previous startup “Taptalk” raised two consecutive funding rounds and ended up moving to San Francisco. Right now he is passionate about accelerating rare disease research and is also a rare disease patient himself. Onno recently organized an artificial intelligence NF2 hackathon on his own genome, attracting over 300 diverse participants from the tech and medical industry.
Ton is CEO of 01Ventures – European early & growth stage deep tech VC. Next to that, I’m the Investor In Residence at StartupDelta working closely together with HRH Prince Constantijn of Oranje. Founded the E/D/T Global Foundation in 2017 to support the pioneers in emerging technologies that are fundamentally changing the way our world operates.
Local Motors, Inc
David currently serves as the General Manager of Local Motors in National Harbor, MD. After finalizing the launch of an award-winning facility in 2016, where the world’s first self-driving, cognitive, low speed, electric shuttle, Olli, was debuted, he is now responsible for operations of the sales and demonstration facility in National Harbor, MD. His primary focus is working with local stakeholders and partners to demonstrate, pilot, and sell self-driving Ollis in the Washington, DC region and beyond. He also leads External Affairs in order to appropriately influence public policy of self-driving vehicles.
David earned his MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology while serving multiple terms on the National Society of Black Engineers’ National Board of Directors. He received his BA in Physics and German from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana where he recently completed his 3-year term on the Board of the National Association of Wabash Men.
David enjoys playing soccer and basketball while also coaching youth sports, he fully embraces his German & Moroccan culture and the live, work and play model that National Harbor, MD and Detroit have to offer.