21st September, 2022

btov Portfolio Day 2022 in Berlin | "Europe's Moment"

Events

Spreespeicher, Stralauer Allee 2, 10245 Berlin

We are pleased to announce our btov Portfolio Day on September 21, 2022 in Berlin.

These are challenging times, especially for Europe, yet those many challenges come with a lot of opportunities as well. From accelerating the diffusion of clean energy and climate tech to making the backbone of our economy more resilient and digitally connected, we think Europe has the potential to become a true leader on innovation.

That’s why we chose “Europe’s Moment” as this year’s title. 

On the agenda will be keynotes, startup presentations, and enough time for networking and an evening party in  a relaxed atmosphere.  We are so excited to get back together again in person this year, after two years of virtual meetings.

This event will be the perfect opportunity to meet our portfolio companies, the founders, and learn about their ventures. 

We look forward to seeing everyone!

Please contact Farisa for more details.

Main Stage

(CET)

2:00 PM | Welcome

Maja Markowitz & Florian Schweitzer, btov Partners 

 

2:10 PM | Decarbonizing Europe’s Buildings

Jannik Schall, 1KOMMA5°

 

2:25 PM | Democratizing Equity Ownership across Europe

Yoko Spirig, LedgyAndreas Goeldi, btov Partners

 

2:45 PM | Improving the Future of Medicine with AI

Christian Schütz, btov Partners

 

3:00 PM | How can Europe win the Global AI Race?

Andreas Goeldi, btov Partners

 

3:15 – 3:45 PM | Break 

 

3:45 PM | Digitizing Patient Onboarding and Payments for Medical Practices

Diana zur Löwen, Business Angel, Niklas Radner, Nelly

 

4:00 PM | Transforming Manual B2B Transactions into Automated Workflows

Patrick Thelen, Procuros

 

4:15  PM | Creating a community-based Learning Experience

Pablo Simko & Thomas Harsch, Coleap

 

4:30 PM | Unleashing Opportunities through Boosted Company Analytics

Georgios Grigoriadis, Baresquare

 

4:45 PM | Making Digital Education Tangible through Hybrid Learning

Irene Klemm & Franziska Meyer, Edurino

 

5:00 PM | Enabling a Sustainable Real-Estate Industry

Jens Thumm, Predium

 

5:15 PM | Scaling Financial Planning & Analysis beyond Spreadsheets

Constantin Schünemann, Layer

 

5:30 PM | Creating SW Demo Experiences that Sell

Pawel Jaszczurowski, Demoboost

 

5:45 PM | Helping SMEs manage their Spending with Finance Operation Systems

Jennifer Dussileck, Finway

 

6:00 PM | Increasing Quality of Life through Medical Cannabis

Dr. Constantin von der Groeben, Demecan

 

6:15 – 6:45 PM | Break

 

6:45 PM | Learnings from Ukraine – An Insider’s Perspective

Jan Hegewald, VP Engineering, SumUp

 

7:05  PM | Europe: Strength through Diversity

Gülsah Wilke, Co-Founder 2hearts

 

7:20 PM | Closing Remarks

Maja Markowitz, btov Partners 

 

7:30 PM | Dinner & Party

 

Founders' Stage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:45 PM | Moving Up – from Startup to IPO

Lara Smith Weber, Onward

 

4:00 PM | High Performance Glue for Targeted Cancer Therapy

Philipp Spycher, Araris

 

4:15 PM | Developing efficient Treatments for Rare Diseases

Tim Guilliams, Healx

 

4:30 PM | Improving Eye Care through AI

Carlos Ciller, RetinAI

 

4:45 PM | Advancing Industrial Robotics with HORST

Sarah Seufert, fruitcore robotics

 

5:00 PM | Improving Lives on Earth with Space Technology

Daniel Seidel, LiveEO

 

5:15 PM | Becoming Europe’s Market Shaper for Construction Equipment Rentals

Florian Handschuh, klarx

 

5:30 PM | Paving the Way towards a USD 30bn Car Subscription Market

Daniel Garnitz, FAAREN

 

5:45 PM | Solving Payments and Insurances for Freelancers

Utena Treves, Moojo

 

6:00 PM | Swiss Banking Re-defined

Julius Kirscheneder, neon

Decarbonizing Europe's Buildings | Jannik Schall, 1KOMMA5°

Jannik Schall is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer of our portfolio company 1KOMMA5°. With 1KOMMA5° he and his team are creating a consumer-friendly, one-stop-solution for home owners across Europe looking to make their homes more environmentally sustainable and efficient.

Democratizing Equity Ownership across Europe | Yoko Spirig, Ledgy

Yoko is the co-founder and CEO of our portfolio company Ledgy, an equity management platform for start-ups and growth companies. She studied physics at ETH Zurich, Oxford University, and CERN. She was also the project manager of Swissloop and helped build the first Hyperloop pod in Switzerland. Under her management, Ledgy moved from a free product to enterprise pricing for larger companies within 1.5 years and now employs a team of over 40 people. She will join btov partner Andreas Goeldi on a panel discussion about Ledgy and talk about her journey as CEO of the company.

Moving Up – From Startup to IPO | Laura Smith Weber, ONWARD

Lara Smith Weber is the CFO of ONWARD, one of btov’s award-winning MedTech portfolio companies, empowering movement for people with spinal cord injuries. The Stanford Engineering graduate has had an impressive international career, taking her from strategy consulting to senior finance leadership positions, including successfully leading the IPO of MorphoSys on the NASDAQ.

How Can Europe Win the Global AI Race? | Andreas Goeldi, btov Partners

Andreas Goeldi is a technologist, serial entrepreneur, and investor with more than 25 years of experience. Before becoming partner at btov, he co-founded and built several successful technology startups in both Europe and the US. He takes a special interest in applying machine learning and AI to real world problems – first as a developer, CTO and CEO, and more recently as a board member and angel investor. He will discuss how Europe can overcome the gap between science, engineering, and AI research, where Europe continues to be a leading force, and company formation and commercialization, where Europe is falling behind.

Making Digital Education Tangible Through Hybrid Learning | Irene Klemm, Edurino

Irene Klemm is co-founder and Managing Director of Edurino, an EdTech startup dedicated to bringing digital education for children to life. Edurino believes in the power of education and learning through play. The company is building a hybrid learning platform with an app and toy figurines for children, combining the best of analogue and digital worlds. Before starting Edurino, Irene worked as a consultant at BCG.

Solving Payments and Insurances for Freelancers | Utena Treves, moojo

Utena Treves is the co-founder and CEO of Helvetia Ventures Fund’s portfolio company moojo, a fintech that develops financial and insurance products for creators and digital freelancers. moojo’s vision is to empower young professionals and their new way of work by solving freelancers’ biggest pain points. Before becoming a founder, Utena was the Chief Strategy Officer at wefox.

Improving the Future of Medicine with AI | Dr. Christian Schütz, btov Partners

Longtime btov partner Christian Schütz has spearheaded more than 30 investments in healthcare and life sciences. Several of these are data-driven companies that are leveraging the power of AI and machine learning for pharmaceutical research, medical devices, and biotech platforms. Christian will discuss the emerging issues he finds most impactful.

Developing efficient treatments for rare diseases | Tim Guilliams, Healx

Tim Guilliams is the co-founder and CEO of our award-winning portfoliocompany Healx. This software company uses AI to accelerate and scale the discovery and development of efficient treatments for rare diseases. Among others, Tim was named one of the top 100 entrepreneurs by The Sunday Times Maserati, In Vivo’s 30 Rising Leaders in the Life Sciences, and the Telegraph’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders as “One to watch.” Before Healx, Tim obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge and co-founded the Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN).

Digitizing Patient Onboarding and Payments for Medical Practices | Diana zur Löwen, Business Angel x Niklas Radner, Nelly

 

Diana zur Löwen is a business angel and content creator with over 1m followers on Instagram, over 600k subscribers on YouTube, and has three podcasts. She engages her online audience by focusing on political topics, her startup investments, or investing strategies. The young influencer co-founded CoDesign Factory, an innovation consultancy, her online shop Melationship, and Rawr Ventures.

Niklas Radner is the co-founder of our portfolio company Nelly, which aims to free medical practices from paperwork and administrative tasks by digitizing and streamlining their processes, making office visits more patient and employee-friendly. The serial entrepreneur was Growth Lead at Klarna and worked at Rocket Internet, N26 and Deliveroo before founding Nelly. In their panel discussion, Diana and Niklas will talk about Nelly and speak about Diana’s journey as an investor in the company.

Europe: Strength through Diversity | Gülsah Wilke, 2hearts

Gülsah is a veritable powerhouse – founder, COO, advisor, and investor with experience in scaling tech companies, creating organizational excellence, and driving the digital transformation of established companies. She is passionate about fostering diverse teams and leadership, and founded 2hearts, a business community with over 1’000 members to promote talent with an immigrant background in tech. On September 21st, she will talk about how diversity can impact Europe and the startup ecosystem, and give us more insight about 2hearts, its mission, and what she has learned on her journey.

Location

Spreespeicher, Stralauer Allee 2, 10245 Berlin
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