Founder Institute Mentors

Munich Fall Virtual 2021

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Munich program below.

Mentors

Adam

Adam Bernhardt

HR Manager, INFOLOGIS AG
Adam

Adam Probst

founder, MAIoT.io
Adeo

Adeo Ressi

FI Mentor
Adrian Hans Beat

Adrian Hans Beat Fopp

CEO, Harvard Business School Munich
Alev

Alev Canoglu

Founder & CEO, Female Tech Leaders
Alexander

Alexander Daamen

Co-Founder, NoPilots
Alexander

Alexander Henn

CEo, shore.com
Alexander

Alexander Lasslop

Co-Founder, MyDays / Venturate
Alexandra

Alexandra Stamate

CEO, Bonamode
Alireza

Alireza Nemati

SVP Partner & Alliance, Crate.io
André

André Kholodov

CEO, eCozy
André

André Panné

CEO, TRADUM - better business
Andreas

Andreas Dr. Splittgerber

Technology, Digital and Privacy Lawyer , Reed Smith
Andreas

Andreas Maslo

CEO, Co-founder, VERSO GmbH
Andreas

Andreas Beer

Managing Director , HYVE
Andreas

Andreas Hoerr

Co-Founder, Venturate
Andreas

Andreas Bonacina

Managing Director, Investic Holding GmbH
Andrei

Andrei Cretu

FI Mentor
Andrei

Andrei Cretu

FI Mentor
Andrej

Andrej Kulikov

Founder & CEO, Artisense
Andy

Andy Goldstein

Executive Director, LMU Entrepreneurship Center
Annika

Annika Pies

Managing Director, TALENTS – Digitales Personalmarketing
Archibald

Archibald Sheran

CTO, Smokify
Ariane

Ariane Richter

Owner/ Managing Director, EQ Investment Solutions LLC
Arthur

Arthur Pape

Partner, Pape & Co.
Beenish

Beenish Waris

CEO, Connect Platform
Benjamin

Benjamin Gröschel

Owner, kaffeemuenchen.de
Bernhard

Bernhard Stippig

Co-Founder, e-profound GmbH
Bernhard

Bernhard Scholz

COO, Kontexlab
Bernhard

Bernhard Hecker

Co-founder , value.digital
Berthold

Berthold Von Freyberg

Partner & Co-Owner, Target Partners
Boris

Boris Schwager

Founder & Owner, gridbuddy
Bruno

Bruno Mueller

Founder, AMI Capital
Carolin

Carolin Kunert

Founder & CEO, Knister Grill
Caroline

Caroline Osswald

Founder , Osswald HR
Chris

Chris Eberl

CEO & Founder , kontextR GmbH
Christian

Christian Gleich

Director Crowd Strategy, HYVE
Christian

Christian Kaehlig

Managing Partner, Ideas Enabled GmbH
Christina

Christina Nitsche

Counsel, Reed Smith LLP
Christoph

Christoph Sollich

Christoph Sollich - The Pitch Doctor, Startup Consultant (Warsaw FI) , Startup Consultant
Christopher

Christopher Waldner

Founder, Entrepreneurship Manufactory GmbH
Christopher

Christopher Obereder

CMO, Coin Stats
Claudia

Claudia Bacco

Founder, Grand Prix Marketing Consultants
Claudia

Claudia Schaller

Founder , InFutura
Cristian

Cristian Munteanu

Partner, Early Game Ventures
Dan

Dan Lüdtke

Co-Founder, LK-Networks
Daniel

Daniel Grassinger

Head of , top.legal
Daniel

Daniel Schosser

Co-Founder, Crashtest Security
Daniel

Daniel Wagner

Co-Founder & Managing Director UX, COBE
Daniel

Daniel Donhauser

Senior Lawyer, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Daniel

Daniel Sákovics Matutes

Early-stage VC investor, Target Global
Daniel

Daniel Kilger

CEO, Smokeless
Daniel

Daniel Bidmon

Founder & CEO, Obelizk®
Daniel

Daniel Reese

Dr., McKinsey & Company
Danny

Danny Lützelberger

Managing Director, Canny Innovation UG
Daria

Daria Saharova

Partner, Vito ONE
David

David Stephenson

Referent Innovation & Entrepreneurship, IHK für München und Oberbayern
David

David Lees

CEO & Founder, StoryHome
David

David Hajizadeh

Co-Founder , Staffboard
David

David Lees

Founder, CEO , StoryHome
Deepa

Deepa Gautam Nigge

Head of Next-Gen Innovation Network , SAP
Diora

Diora Suleymanova

Management Consultsant, Ikigai Leadership
Dr. Angelika

Dr. Angelika Kneidl

Founder , Accu:rate
Dr. Angelika

Dr. Angelika Denk

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Innovation Ambassadors GmbH
Dr. Anne

Dr. Anne Von Wolff

Investment Associate, Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners
Dr. Cornelia

Dr. Cornelia Klaubert

Founder, gasido GmbH
Dr. Elke

Dr. Elke Oestreicher

Founder , MARKTCHANCE
Dr. Isabell

Dr. Isabell Franck

Founder & Managing Director, franck.AI GmbH
Dr. Justus

Dr. Justus Binder

Partner , ReedSmith
Dr. Tina

Dr. Tina Ruseva

CEO, Mentessa
Eva

Eva Missling

Director Strategic Development, 99designs
Fabian

Fabian Geyrhalter

Founder and Principal, Finien
Fabian

Fabian Linack

CEO, Comestri
Farina

Farina Schurzfeld

Entrepreneur & Founder, Selfapy GmbH
Felix

Felix Reinshagen

Co-Founder, Navvis GmbH
Ferdinand

Ferdinand Mühlhäuser

Digital Strategist, convestec GmbH
Ferdinand

Ferdinand Mühlhäuser

Digital Strategist, Business Angel & Coach, Founder Institute Berlin
Florian

Florian Mann

CEO, WERK1
Florian

Florian Gottschaller

Founder, Board member, SPENDIT AG
Florian

Florian Huber

Angel Investor, florianhuber.de
Florian

Florian Erber

Founder & Managing Partner , Ananda Impact Ventures
Francisco

Francisco Tavira

Co-Director, Founder Institute
Frank

Frank Fuchs

Managing Consultant & Co-Founder, Valopex
Frederik

Frederik Roever

FI Mentor
Fredi

Fredi Gruber

Co-Founder, fulfin (isarlend GmbH)
Georg

Georg Broxtermann

Co-founder / Managing Director , GameInfluencer GmbH
Gerhard

Gerhard Müller

Partner, TNG Technology Consulting GmbH
Gerrit

Gerrit McGowan

Founder, WHU Entrepreneurship Center
Gordon

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Hannes

Hannes Kleist

Managing Director , stanwood
Hans

Hans Pretz

Chief Product Officer, Techpilot
Harald

Harald Mueller

FI Mentor
Heiko

Heiko Beier

CEO, moresophy GmbH
Hendrik

Hendrik Braun

Entrepreneur & Advisor, Good Vibe Ventures
Iulian

Iulian Circiumaru

FI Mentor
Izai

Izai Amorim

Interim & Project Manager, IZAI AMORIM | Interim & Project Management
Jan

Jan Kennedy

CEO & Founder, Academy for Corporate Entrepreneurship
Jan

Jan Heitmann

Keynote Speaker, Poker-Experte.de
Jan

Jan Küster

Founder & CEO, FoundersFight.Club
Jannis

Jannis Riesz

FI Mentor
Janthana

Janthana Kaenprakhamroy

CEO & Founder, Tapoly Ltd
Jed

Jed Fisher

CEO, 4D Pipeline
Jennifer

Jennifer Schwade

Founder & CEO, shape me GmbH
Jenny

Jenny Saft

CEO/ Founer, Oviavo
Joe

Joe Betts Lacroix

CTO, Vium
Johann

Johann Romefort

Managing Director , Patriot Boot Camp
Jonathan

Jonathan Liemann

Venture Architect, Stryber
Joram

Joram Voelklein

Co-Founder, Cryptology Asset Group
Julia

Julia Prettl

Investment Manager, Vito ONE
Julia

Julia Haitzmann

Growth Hacker, hackabu
Jürgen

Jürgen Kopelke

CEO & Co-Founder, Webumbrella
Jutta

Jutta Merschen

Founder & MD, everday.io
Katja

Katja Ruhnke

Angel Investor and CEO, ck venture capital
Katrin

Katrin Ostermeier

Business Coach, KAOS GmbH (www.kaos-coaching.de)
Kristian

Kristian Russell

Senior Director Brand and Creative, finn GmbH
Kyrill

Kyrill Zlobenko

Head of Europe, @Seedrs | 3x times Founder (2010-2016), Seedrs Ltd.
Lars

Lars Stäbe

Venture Associate, La Famiglia
Leon

Leon Zucchini

Co-Founder, Curiosity.ai
Lina

Lina Timm

CEO, Media Lab Bayern
Lina

Lina Chong

Investment Director, Target Global
Lisa

Lisa Gradow

Co-Founder, Usercentrics
Lorenz

Lorenz Hartung

Co-Founder, ePetWorld
Magdalena

Magdalena Reith

Startup- and Business Consultant, Magdalena Reith Pitch Decks
Magdalena

Magdalena Muttenthaler

CEO, freemindedfolks-shop GmbH
Manuel

Manuel Heckmann

Founder & COO, EcoG GmbH
Manuel

Manuel Niederhofer

Digital Strategy, Media-Saturn
Marco

Marco Otte Witte

Founder, simplabs
Marianne

Marianne Kraai

Co-Founder & CEO, mayze
Mark

Mark Windeknecht

Associate , Vito ONE
Mark

Mark Friedrich

Attorney at Law, Osborne Clarke
Markus

Markus Felgenhauer

CEO & Co-Founder, QYOBO
Marlene

Marlene Kern

Dipl. Kommunikations Design, Marlene Kern Design
Martin

Martin Giese

Business Angel, Negotiation and Startup Coach, Comestri
Martin

Martin Sundermann

Partner, Osborne Clarke
Martin

Martin Plöckl

Gründer in Ruhestand, Founder Institute Munich
Martin

Martin Reichenbach

Founder & COO, apaleo
Matthias

Matthias Hilpert

CEO, MH2 Capital
Max

Max Geerling

Operations Manager - UK, iugis
Michael

Michael Mai

MD, ISTARIUM Technologies
Michael

Michael Schmidt

Founder , Melville Brand Design GmbH
Michael

Michael Müller Peltzer

Consultant , McKinsey
Michael

Michael Gebert

FI Mentor
Michael

Michael Reuter

Co-Founder, Datarella GmbH
Michael

Michael Schmidt

Co-founder and CEO, HYVE AG and ICAROS GmbH
Michael

Michael Bassler

CFO, getbaff
Miriam

Miriam Jansche

FI Mentor
Monja

Monja Mühling

CEO, Smartlane
Moritz

Moritz Spangenberg

Co-Founder, Matz & Moritz
Narjeet

Narjeet Soni

Founder & CEO, Lean Apps GmbH
Natalia

Natalia Startseva

Business Transformation Manager, BMW Group
Natalia

Natalia Karbasova

Head of Burda Bootcamp, Burda Bootcamp
Natascha

Natascha Zeljko

Founder , F10 FemaleOneZero GmbH
Nathan

Nathan Evans

Co-Founder, fulfin (isarlend GmbH)
Nicky

Nicky Hughes

Senior Investment Manager, Companisto
Niclas

Niclas Fritz

Munich Co-Founder, Hardware.co
Nicolas

Nicolas Plögert

Managing director and founder, Opentabs GmbH
Nina

Nina Wang

CEO, IMMERNEU
Noam

Noam Tamari-Wekser

Growth Investor, TheCircle
Norbert

Norbert Schauermann

CEO, Founder, dreizehn° UG
Olaf

Olaf Jacobi

Managing Partner, Capnamic Ventures
Oleg

Oleg Lola

CEO & Founder, MobiDev
Oliver

Oliver Gajek

FI Mentor
Pascal

Pascal Schweizer

CEO, Thermosome GmbH
Pascal

Pascal Schäfer

CEO, schaefermedia.co
Pat

Pat Piritburana

Founder, SpaceNeo
Patrick

Patrick Löffler

Managing Director, givve
Patrick

Patrick Müller

Co-Founder & CTO, Smokeless
Patrick

Patrick Hermann

Senior Investment Associate, Picus Capital
Paul

Paul Klemm

Associate, Earlybird VC
Peter

Peter Hattingh

CEO, yappyBuy GmbH
Philipp

Philipp Martin

CEO, Reachbird.io
Priyesh

Priyesh Soundararajan

COO, Stellify Talent
Rado

Rado Pavlov

Founder & CEO, BusExpress
Raphael

Raphael Budday

Senior Investment Associate, Seven Accelerator
Raphael

Raphael Weishaupt

Founder & CEO, Mint Digital LLC
Ravi

Ravi Kurani

Principal, Earlybird Venture Capital
Rene

Rene Seifert

Co-Founder, Venturate and Million Miles Media
Ricardo

Ricardo Vidal

Product Executive, Advisor
Rob

Rob Johnson

Co-Founder, Maker Academy
Robert

Robert Kitson

Chief Sales Officer (Ex-FI Director), top.legal
Robert

Robert Richter

Head of Startups & Incubation, WERK1
Robert F.

Robert F. Brunner

Managing Editor & Coach, B'IMPRESS - impressive communication & Leadership Consulting
Roman

Roman Wolkow

CEO, Mitakus
Rupa

Rupa Ram

Founder, Kayla Boutique Limited
Sahar

Sahar Azghandi

Co-Founder & Executive Managing Director, SMAL
Sara

Sara Maki

VIP Mentor, Founder Institute
Sascha

Sascha Soyk

CEO, GovRadar
Sebastian

Sebastian Ballweg

founder, Ideenschmiede21
Sebastian

Sebastian Niewöhner

CEO, Talentcube
Sebastian

Sebastian Lieb

Finance / Corp Dev wizard, eGym
Sibyll

Sibyll Brüggemann

Head of Marketing DACH, Klarna
Silvio

Silvio Mc Miken

Rechtsanwalt | Counsel, Reed Smith LLP
Simon

Simon Schneider

CEO & Co-Founder, Zyncd
Stefan

Stefan Lemper

CEO, YOU IS NOW
Steffen

Steffen Matz

FI Mentor
Stephan

Stephan Wiesener

CTO, hetras
Stephan

Stephan Jacquemot

Emerging Business Team Lead Germany , Microsoft Deutschland GmbH
Stephan

Stephan Hauner

CEO, mindshine
Stephanie

Stephanie Renz

Co-Founder, what the fish & OH WOMAN
Svenja

Svenja Lassen

Managing Director, primeCROWD
Sylvia

Sylvia Gangl

Founder, HR Schmiede
Ted

Ted Bremer

Founder, CEO, RedRigger GmbH
Teresa

Teresa Hessel

Consultant & Coach, hessel-consulting.de
Thilo

Thilo Plikat

Productmanager, Finn GmbH
Thomas

Thomas Hartmann

General Manager, Lean Startup Practitioner, str84wd
Thomas

Thomas Schindler

Founder, CTO, Hotoshi
Thomas

Thomas Kraus

Former CEO, TNT Express Germany
Till

Till Kaestner

COO, Found & Hunter GmbH
Tobias

Tobias Henz

Project Manager, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Toby

Toby Bakic

Director International, Westwing
Tom

Tom Rauhe

Co-Founder, mobalo GmbH
Tyler

Tyler Crowley

Tyler Crowley - Founder & CEO, Skweal (Paris FI), Skweal
Uschi

Uschi Joshua

President, German American Business Association
Verena

Verena Sturm

Founder, Avestu Institute
Vicky

Vicky Arndt

Co-Founder & Partner , Gravity
Vladislav

Vladislav Svetashkov

CEO, brezzl. GmbH
Volker

Volker Ruerup

Managing Director, Patent Pilot
Volker

Volker Glaeser

Partner and Managing Director, Reply
Volker

Volker Glaeser

Managing Director, Twice Reply GmbH
Wolfgang

Wolfgang Dykiert

CEO, dykiert beratung Gründungs- und Fördermittelberatung
Xaver

Xaver Lehmann

Managing Director & Co-Founder, e-bot7
Yves

Yves Gendronneau

Accounting & Finance Manager, JET Group

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