Paco Gimena Mola

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Active investor in Internet based Companies.

Paco is co-founder of mola.com, medical doctor (phisician), IESE MBA as professional drive, managing director of hotel chains in the past, and "internetero" as actual life project. Through mola.com he is currently involved in supporting, financing and accelerating the following companies:

Greg Mortenson CAI / Three Cups of Tea

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Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute www.ikat.org , founder of Pennies For Peace www.penniesforpeace.org , and co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea www.threecupsoftea.com , and author of the bestsellerStones into Schools www.stonesintoschools.com .
 

Ken Morse Entrepreneurship Ventures

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Ken is Chairman & CEO of Entrepreneurship Ventures Inc. which convenes an experienced team of practitioners and serial entrepreneurs to deliver Entrepreneurial Skills Development workshops and programs in Colombia, Canada, Europe (Norway, Romania, Scotland, Spain, The Netherlands) in Turkey, the Middle East (Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE), in Pakistan and New Zealand.
 

“Sell or DIE!”

ASHLEY WARD ZABOURA

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Ashley Ward is passionate about inspiring business leaders to make the most of their talents and their people; As a seven times CEO over 26 years with four public offerings behind him, he has experienced extreme learning. He led the IPO of Orchestream in 2000 to its £1b market cap, and as MD of Cray Communications/Anite Networks led the turnaround and executed its sale in two parts to Cable & Wireless and Intel.

James Sperans Morgan Stanley

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Jamey is a portfolio manager for the Private Equity Fund of Funds group. He joined Morgan Stanley AIP in 2001 and has over 20 years of relevant industry experience.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was a serial entrepreneur, co-founding four businesses, including two marketing automation service companies (TeamToolz and Nimblefish Technologies), and a New York-based private advisory firm. Prior to that, Jamey was as a senior consultant with Bain & Company. In this capacity, he advised both public and private companies on strategic, financial and operational issues.

Per Lindtorp GP Bullhound

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Per is a Vice President at GP Bullhound. He has broad experience across the technology sector and in particular within mobile and fixed communications. Prior to joining the firm, Per spent more than ten years as an equity research analyst covering primarily the telecom equipment sector and was Head of Telecom Equipment research for ABN AMRO/RBS in London. He has also worked for Ericsson. Per holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology with a major in Telecommunication Systems.

Ted Bartlett Digitata

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Ted joined Digitata as a Director in January 2009. He has a recent history of establishing and commercialisation of startup companies in the software, telecommunications and oil exploration industries (focusing on new technology developments), having been involved in 5 companies over the last 10 years.

Ted holds an MSc in Chaos Theory from University of New Brunswick, Canada and a BSc in Surveying Engineering from the University of Natal, South Africa.

Stephan Wirries Ventech VC

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Stephan Wirries joined Ventech in 2012 as an Investment Analyst for the European markets. As a German he particularly focuses on managing dealflow, opportunity sourcing, analysis, and due diligence for the DACH market.

Stephan holds degrees in Strategy & Information Systems and attended universities in Austria, Germany, Denmark, and Italy. Prior to joining Ventech, Stephan had a first venture capital experience at e.ventures.
 

Rasmus Bjerngaard Northcap

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Before entering venture capital in 2009, Rasmus spent a decade working in the tech sector. From three different startups in Scandinavia and Silicon Valley he has first hand experience fundraising, scaling and internationalising startups as part of the management team.

Fabian Hansen PROfounders Capital

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Fabian joined PROfounders Capital as an Associate in 2013.

Previously Fabian worked at Team Europe Ventures in Berlin and at Kastner & Partners in London. He speaks fluent German and Italian, grew up in Germany and gained a first-class honours degree in Management and Marketing from Royal Holloway, University of London.