We leverage our network to source relevant mentor relations for each startup. By truly understanding our startups’ needs, strengths & weaknesses, we can connect them with accomplished entrepreneurs, corporates, and investors.
Markus is an experienced digital executive with cross-functional expertise in Business Development, Product, Marketing and Sales.
Artist, Director, Producer, Chief Visionary Officer
Max is one of the founders and the CTO at Piloteers. He loves creating advanced technical products, while keeping the business perspective in mind.
Simon Heinz is Managing Director of milon CARE GmbH. He is responsible of the product development of milon's B2B and B2C software products.
Philipp Roßkamp is a designated European business development executive and consultant with almost 16ys of profound new media and start-up know-how.
Eddy Moosavi Pour is a sports and health aficionado, combining an athlete’s mindset with a professional background in consulting and tech.
Anna co-founded the world's first esports communications consultancy, and consults brands, teams and players on communication strategies and tactics.
Thomas P. the co-owner of OVERKILL GmbH, one of Germany’s most famous retail addresses for lifestyle sneaker culture.
Kirk Muller has been an associate coach with the Montreal Canadiens since June 2016.
Bastian Unterberg shares his experience as an advisor for startups as well as for top managers in large organizations facing digital transformation.
Nils worked in several projects in the automotive industry and founded his own startup.
Björn Brüggemann has leveraged his management skills and network to make a significant contribution to the unique position of Red Bull in the sports world.
Gert is a product and innovation development expert.
Jens is a Founding Partner of BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, the world's first dedicated esports investment fund.
Daniel is serial entrepreneur with extensive knowhow in data driven business and analytics.
At Gornylaw he gained substantial experience in sports and media law by advising sports events, sports federations, athletes and agents for nearly 20 years.
Dr. Tanja Emmerling is an investment manager at High-Tech Gründerfonds in the area of software, media and internet and oversees a portfolio of 12 companies.
An entrepreneur in the sports and entertainment world and founder of 5Oceans Partnership, a commercial consultancy focussed on the sports arena.
Adam brings an empirical/evidence-based approach to coaching martial arts, weight training, nutrition and general fitness
Senior Executive with over twenty years of financial services experience
Tim Krieglstein is an entrepreneur with an international marketing expertise of more than 20 years, paired with strong organizational and management skills.
Co-founder and Managing Director at A Color Bright GmbH
Morten is a sports enthusiastic lawyer and tax advisor.
Joerg Rheinboldt is Managing Director of APX Axel Springer Porsche, serial entrepreneur, builds ideas, companies and organisations
Marcus is a sports tech enthusiast with a background in M&A and venture capital as well as a broad network in the German sports industry.
Jan Kegelberg is the Chief Digital Officer at SportScheck
Tobias Gantner is a restless resident of different worlds: A medical doctor by training, a health economist and jurist by education.
Former professional basketball player, participant of the 2008 Olympics, 2x World Championships and 4x European Championships.
Sebastian Steudtner is an ambassador for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and the only German who won the prestigious Big Wave Cup twice.
Sinan advises companies like Meitu Inc. on how to growth hack to succeed with their consumer products in new markets.
Head of Communications, strategic & creative thinker
Dirk Schluenz is the owner of DAVNIS Sports, Israel's leading sports-marketing agency.
At UEFA Events SA, Lukasz leads a team supporting the CEO in strategic management of the company.
Creative Director, Designer, Photographer
Riedel Communications develops, manufactures and distributes cutting edge real-time networks for video, audio, data and communications.
With an expertise in IP development, live events, venue management and ticketing, Timm Zolpys is the MD and Partner at Flying Steps Entertainment
Aleksandr is Managing Director at Enfilade Capital, which provides a broad range of financial and strategic services for young and established businesses.
Caspar Schmick is a freelance consultant with extensive sports media experience and the co-founder of TeamedUp.
Douglas Gremmen is the Commercial Director of GC Global Champions.
Matthias Hübner is a partner with Oliver Wyman, one of the leading global management consulting firms.
Emily Ross is a rower, yogi, founder and business mentor
Paul Schif is Managing Director of the Laureus Sport for Good Germany & Austria. He is responsible for the promotion of non-profit sports projects.
Bernd Schusky combines expertise in brand and design strategy, digital products and sports
Carolina Bessega can best be described as an established academic with an entrepreneurial mindset.
Moritz Kreppel is a passionate entrepreneur and sports enthusiast with a professional background in consultancy and politic
Tara is the CEO of TCI, a consulting firm that creates transformational marketing and growth experiences for conscious leaders, businesses + customers.
As Digital Marketing Consultant, Sascha worked directly for brands/clients as well as in cooperation with lead agencies across several industries.
Silke is CFO at Onefootball GmbH, the leading mobile platform for football fans around the world.
Leo is part of the IT Advisory Group at Mazars, a leading Audit, Tax and Consulting firm. He is based in Berlin.
Nancy is IXDS' CEO. She enjoys building organizations and teams with a unique spirit and culture.
Christoph Rapp is Head of ISPO Academy, ISPO's global conference format for international business development.
Philipp Hasenbein is Managing Director Lagardère Sports Germany and President Football Europe within the Lagardère Sports and Entertainment Group.
Christine Thoma is a strategy professional with a track record in managing commercial projects from strategic development to execution.
Kalie Moore is a Co-Founder of The Story Mob, the world's first communications consultancy dedicated to esports.
Ivo is a software engineer, entrepreneur and startup mentor with ten+ years experience in Software & Tech Recruitment.
Daniel is a real "Sports Maniac“, start-up founder and expert in digital, audio and voice marketing in sports
Pascal Damm is the COO Digital of SPORT1 GmbH
Corinna Schulthess Traumueller is the founder and CEO of Family Office Management Consulting Ltd.
Dominik has more than 15 years of experience in the sports marketing industry across partnerships, events, activation and communication.
Ingmar is Associate at Clipperton where he advises technology companies on their financing and M&A transactions.
Lawyer with not only a passion for but also 20 years of working in sports.
Frank Weckert is the owner of Paranoia Publishing, a publishing house focusing on action sports and lifestyle
Adrian Simonetti was born in Buenos Aires, he is President and CEO of La Martina.
Basil is an accomplished executive with nearly two decades experience as a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and CEO of Stradigi AI.
As an early stage investor at seed+speed Ventures in Berlin, Onur is constantly sourcing, screening and analyzing seed-stage startups.
David is an award winning Extreme Sports Athlete, Entrepreneur and UI Designer.
An expert in sports sales, marketing and communication, Lars Stegelmann has extensive knowledge and understanding of the sports business.
Partner - Odgers Berndtson GmbH - Executive Search, Executive Coaching, Human Asset Review
Hendrik Lange is the managing director of football mgzn.
Stefan co-founded 7Sports, the sports business unit of ProSiebenSat.1, where he now serves as Managing Director.
Dirk Koehler is a General Counsel on demand & legal advisor.
Martin Kowalewski is Sporteo's COO
Creative Director, Designer & Founder
After several years of experience in Venture Capital, Jan-Hendrik is in the process of raising his own early-stage fund.
Peer Hohn is the CEO of Phizzard GmbH that solves the central customer problem in the fashion business: finding the right size.
Tarek Rasouli is a former BMX- and mountain bike pro as well as the Managing Director of rasoulution, a sports marketing and communication agency in Munich.
Tom Lemke is an esports pioneer and the Founder of Skillshot Consulting.
At Onefootball, Tom is responsible for Business Development & International Strategy.
German Schulz is the Head of Brand Management at VfL Wolfsburg.
Hans has more than 20 years of experience in the digital ecosystem.
Michael is Managing Partner of FinLeap and oversees all finance, tax and legal / regulatory topics.
Arne Eilers is the CEO & Founder of AD-brains.
Co-Founder & Owner at WhiteRock, an advisory firm working on M&A transactions and capital raises in the sports & entertainment sectors
Marcel is a specialized Diplom Sport Science Manager and holds UEFA Licence A as a football coach.
With a passion for sports and a knack for business, Christoph Sonnen looks back at over twenty years of founding, managing and structuring businesses.
Before joining leAD Sports as Investment & Portfolio Manager, Ralph was a Senior Investment Manager at hub:raum.
Agnieszka is founder and managing director of CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION - a digital innovation consultancy.
Renaud Vielfaure is 57 years old and has over 30 years experience in the area of international financial markets.
Founder, Entrepreneur, Investor / startupcon.de
Since March 2015 he is founder and CEO of bellicon France SARL All in charge of expanding the business in France.
Krischan Hertle brings a wealth of international business development and investment experience in the event and sports industry.
Alan Sternberg is an international online marketing and loyalty executive motivated by disrupting the sports and entertainment market.
Richard Wilhelmer is a creative strategist and brand development expert.
Mirko is an expert in sports innovation and a soccer addict – on and of the pitch.
Alexander Stoeckel is a Partner and Board Member at b-to-v.
Matteo Twerenbold works as Group Marketing Officer at SSN Group and passionate about new media technologies.
Markus is an agent for soccer coaches at projekt b, working with Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann to name a few.
Lou is a proven digital expert with strong technical acumen and operational success in IT projects development across a multitude of industries.
Geoff Wilson is a Sports Strategist and FIFA Consultant.
Jeremy is Israel’s only active venture capitalist and professional basketball player, a unique combination for leading a sports tech investment fund.
Federico Cian is a digital entrepreneur and an enthusiastic endurance triathlete.
Robert Schmidle is the Founder and Managing Director of D/UNIT
Stefan Kimmel is a partner at KPMG Law and specializes in cross-border M&A transactions for strategic and financial investors.
Editor Covering Startups, Tech, Entrepreneurs & Creative Business People
Nate Checketts is the Co-Founder & CEO of Rhone, a premium men’s active wear company.
Ilja is Counsel/Head of Focus Group AR-VR/AI at top tier law firm SKW Schwarz being repeatedly awarded as Media Law Firm of the Year.
Iepe is a passionate storyteller, innovator, thinker and fighter. 15 years ago, he invented chessboxing.
With a core focus on product management and analytics, Timothy has been developing digital B2C products for nearly a decade.
Co-Founder of advisory firm WhiteRock focusing on M&A transactions and capital raises in the sports & entertainment sectors
... host workshops and/or offer open office hours in their specific area of expertise.
… are interested in engaging with selected startups throughout the program – and potentially beyond. This is the “deepest” level of mentoring.
… participate in one-off sessions with pre-matched startups.
… share their experience in a fireside chat format during the program.
… are neither Berlin-based nor -bound during the program, but available for virtual advice.