New Age Tech Startups - Next Wave of Growth
Entrepreneurs & Investor Meet
September 27th 2012
6:30pm to 9:00pm
Presentations by speaker : 6:45pm to 8:00pm
Pitch Clinic/Q&A / Networking: 8:00pm to 9:00pm
CASS Business School
106 Bunhill Row
Register now at http://geniuspitches-july2012.eventbrite.com
complimentary tickets on first come first serve for cass students registering with their cass student email. Registrations will be cancelled and names droped from the list if you register using other emails.
Siemens Venture Capital
Dr Ralph Schnell
Ralf Schnell is leading the worldwide activities of Siemens Venture Capital with offices in Europe, Asia and the US.
Before joining Siemens Venture Capital as President and CEO in 2005, Ralf Schnell has built up Infineon Technologies corporate venture capital activities since 1998 and was managing director of Infineon Ventures GmbH. Prior to joining Infineon Technologies in 1998, Ralf worked with Siemens AG for 11 years. In his last position he was responsible for a corporate venture nurturing program and coordinated a Siemens-wide innovation initiative. Before that he held various positions in microelectronics and software development in the corporate division research and technology as well as in the corporate department corporate technology.
He obtained his diploma degree in physics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich and his PhD degree in physics with research work in semiconductor surface physics at the synchrotron radiation laboratories in Hamburg and Berlin.
Mark Gracey , Scottish Equity Partners
Mark is ideally placed to consider information technology investments and to make a highly positive contribution to portfolio companies in the IT sector.
His operational experience is extensive and he was previously European Director of Sensory Networks, a network content security company. Mark also researched high speed semiconductors with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition, he has acted as a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, including Boeing’s space programme.
Dr Ralph Schnell will be interviewed by Mark Gracey followed by a Q&A session
If you are keen to pitch your startup to the investor panel, please email your pitches to [masked] by 20th Sep.
Talk by Dr Ralf Schnell
Q&A/ Pitch Clinic/ Networking