Bernd Hardes

Bernd Hardes is an entrepreneur and investor based in Berlin. He is a co-founder and CEO of ECONA AG, an entrepreneurial holding company, and chairman of the board of Ampere AG, Germany’s first energy broker. As a founding shareholder he also served as chairman of the board of aperto AG, one of the largest German communication agencies until the company’s sale to IBM in 2016. His investment track record includes several successful internet growth companies such as MyToys, XING and Facebook.