CUBE TECH FAIR

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

UNDER PATRONAGE

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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?

2018 SPEAKERS

Nina Siedler

DWF
Partner

Nina-Luisa Siedler has eighteen years’ experience in advising on financing transactions. Her practice covers loans and debt capital market instruments. Nina is used to manage complex transactions and to cooperate seamlessly with auditors, tax advisors, software engineers and other parties involved. Having worked on both borrower/issuer and lender/investor sides, she has a deep understanding of the interests of all parties involved in a financing situation, including their (factual and regulatory) restrictions.

Nina is highly interested in new technology and advises FinTech companies as well as blockchain ventures. At DWF, she leads the international Blockchain Competence Group. She is founding member of Blockchain Bundesverband (the German blockchain association) where she heads the financing as well as the ICO working group.

Shane Curran

qCrypt
Founder

Shane Curran hails from Dublin, Ireland and is the founder of qCrypt, a cybersecurity technology developer building platforms to enable businesses to deploy their applications in a secure environment. He is currently in his final year of High School and was recently featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2018. qCrypt evolved from a research project that won him the 2017 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, a national science competition for students in Ireland. Founded in 1965, it is one of the longest-running science fairs in the world.

Alexis Houssou

Hardware Club
Co-founder & President

Former entrepreneur and financier, Alexis started Hardware Club in 2015 with a mission to support the best hardware startups worldwide using collaboration and network effects. Through its unique $30M community-based fund, Hardware Club invests in hardware startups in Europe and in the US at seed stage. Alexis took part in launching several novel initiatives like the Hello Tomorrow Summit and the accelerator The Family. He also sits on the boards of companies including Remedee Labs, Reach Robotics, Aryballe and Keecker. Passionate about how tech can create impact on communities, Alexis regularly mentors startups in various programs including Techstars and StartupBootCamp. He is a graduate of EM Lyon Business School.

Bindi Karia

Boutique Advisory Firm
Innovation Expert & Advisor, CEO

Bindi is incredibly passionate about all things startup in Europe and connecting the dots between Investors, Founders, Corporates and Government, and as a result, has worked in and around technology startups for most of her career. As a Consultant (PwC Consulting), as a Corporate (Microsoft BizSpark /Ventures), as a Startup employee (Trayport), as an Advisor (Startup Europe, Startup Weekend Europe, Tech London Advocates), as a Connector (GQ UK, the IoD and Evening Standard have all recognised this) and until recently, as their Banker (Silicon Valley Bank) The entrepreneurs have influenced her so greatly over the years, that she is building a Boutique Advisory Firm, focused on advising and connecting across four core Innovation pillars (Corporate, Startup, Investors and Government + Community) for commercial success.

She currently sits on the Advisory Boards of seven startups and one Venture Debt fund, as well as Digital Advisory Board of Shop Direct plc (£1.9bn t/o business), the Advisory Boards of European Innovation Council, Startup Europe (EU), Tech London Advocates, Ambassador for Innovate Finance, and just finished a term as trustee for TechStars Startup Weekend Europe.

She is a strong advocate for promoting Women in Tech, and as such, seven of her Advisory Board roles are for women-founded businesses.

Bindi was born in the UK, raised in Canada, her entire family is from Kenya, but the lure of Europe especially London bought her back and kept her there!

Massimiliano Dragoni

European Commission
Senior Policy Official

Has been developing his career at the commission where he holds the position of Senior Policy Official. In this over twenty years at the European commission Massimiliano has primarily been working in the Research, Development and Innovation policy and programming. He was among the founders of the Value and Innovation programs in Luxembourg, responsible for a strand of the Industrial Technologies Program Brite Euram, notably on lean production and automation. Massimiliano also worked at head of the Joint research Centre (JRC) central planning office in Ispra and later as responsible for the Bio-economy observatory. Since 2015 he joined DG Connect and he is currently responsible for the Open Disruptive Innovation in the SME Instrument and digital entrepreneurship policies, as well as responsible for the H2020 deep tech initiative of Startup Europe. Massimiliano is Italian by birth and holds an Economics BS degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, USA and an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

Raph Crouan

Startupbootcamp IoT
CEO

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).

Sabeen Ali

AngelHack
Founder & CEO

Sabeen Ali is Founder and CEO of AngelHack, female-owned and majority female-operated company that organizes hackathons and accelerates early-stage startups from around the world.

Prior to AngelHack, Sabeen founded and sold her own leadership training and organizational development company; Team Building ROI, which provided leadership and organizational development training to companies such as Google, IBM, Blackberry, NetApp, Cisco and others. She holds a M.S. in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco and is an expert in change management.

Sabeen also founded Code For A Cause, a nonprofit organization that aims to make technology and coding accessible for all, and to bring the tech community together to make the world a better place. Founded in 2013, CFAC has organized events and initiatives designed to connect developers, support women and girls, minorities, veterans and other disproportionately disadvantaged communities.

She speaks internationally to corporate, nonprofit and student audiences on rapid innovation, entrepreneurship, acceleration, women in tech initiatives, and more. Most recently, she spoke at 4YFN with Mobile World Congress, Money 20/20, Shoptalk, and delivered USF’s commencement speech in 2016. She has received numerous accolades for her work, most recently including the Harari Conscious Leadership and Social Innovation award. Her work with AngelHack and CFAC has been highlighted in Inc., Fast Company, Voice of America, and featured in the hit documentary: Seed.

Thomas Roth

Gryphon Secure
CTO

Thomas Roth started his career at the age of 16, when he was hired by a Swiss company as an embedded software developer. Since the age of 19, he consistently publishes independent security research, continues to gain global recognition and is an adviser for security & IoT startups. Currently, he is the CTO of the Canadian startup Gryphon Secure, which creates high-security communication solutions.

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