Mentors

We believe in the power of mentoring to help startups grow faster. That's why we source teams of experts with high-quality industry knowledge to provide mentorship and support to our selected startups. Meet the amazing mentors that joined us this year at the Seedstars Summit 2019 to advise the startups on growth, sales, industry-focused challenges, operations, and fundraising.


We can’t wait to introduce you to our 2020 mentors soon, but for now, meet the amazing Seedstars Summit 2019 Mentors!

Juerg Hatz

Juerg Hatz

Managing Partner
azimuth.one
Roslyn Lavery

Roslyn Lavery

Product Partnerships Lead
Yoco
Yoram Ben Zvi

Yoram Ben Zvi

Inhouse entrepreneur
Connectality, TFT
Alexander Manolov

Alexander Manolov

Transit Services Product Manager
IRU
Sebastien Toupy

Sebastien Toupy

The Next Web
Hong Wa Poon

Hong Wa Poon

Manager Accelerator Program
Merck
Badar Khushnood

Badar Khushnood

Cofounder and Partner
Fishry
Ashwin Ravichandran

Ashwin Ravichandran

General Manager
MEST
Florian Mesny

Florian Mesny

Founder
Moonrakers
Patricia Monthe

Patricia Monthe

Founder/CEO
MEDx eHealthCenter
Sami Abou Saab

Sami Abou Saab

CEO
[email protected]
Zedilson Almeida

Zedilson Almeida

Innovation Technician
Unitel
Yaw Mante

Yaw Mante

Investment Associate
Luminate
Vuyisa Qabaka

Vuyisa Qabaka

Partner
HYBR
Stefan Dobrev

Stefan Dobrev

Global Head of Innovation Portfolio Management
Nestlé
Mangala Karunaratne

Mangala Karunaratne

Founder & CEO
Calcey
Ivan Ostrowicz

Ivan Ostrowicz

CEO & co-founder
Domoscio
David Sarley

David Sarley

Senior Program Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Hayel Sinnoqrot

Hayel Sinnoqrot

Founder
Helvetium
Daniel Block

Daniel Block

Investment Advisor
Independent
Taco De Nies

Taco De Nies

CEO
BZRD
Valentin Aschermann

Valentin Aschermann

Head of Startup Services
TheVentury
David Jeng

David Jeng

Founder and Managing Consultant
Bliss Executives
Carlos DaSilva

Carlos DaSilva

Director of the Founder Institute Accelerator in Lisbon
Founder Institute
Fares Samara

Fares Samara

CTO
[email protected]
Gabriela Almeida

Gabriela Almeida

Consultant
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Steffen Kellner

Steffen Kellner

Managing Partner
Ignore Gravity
Hisham Safadi

Hisham Safadi

CEO
UDENZ
Vincent Tresno

Vincent Tresno

Digital and Growth Hacking Consultant and Interim Manager
Tresno Digital
Tadzoka Pswarayi

Tadzoka Pswarayi

Co Founder at Impact Hub Harare
Impact Hub Harare
Chanda Pen

Chanda Pen

Co-Founder / MD
Social Wall and Bongloy
Paul Ark

Paul Ark

Managing Director, Corporate Venture Capital
Digital Ventures
Brad Peppard

Brad Peppard

Partner and Principal
Ravix Group
Noreen Makosewe

Noreen Makosewe

Founder
The Radical Leap Company
Aphrodice Mutangana

Aphrodice Mutangana

General Manager
kLab
Raphael Grieco

Raphael Grieco

Vice-President
French Tech Suisse
Aristide Bacha

Aristide Bacha

Lebanon Chapter Ambassador
Singularity University
Sarah Neill

Sarah Neill

Chief of Staff/ Corporate Development
Ultra Mobile
Daria Leschenko

Daria Leschenko

CEO & Partner
SupportYourApp
Yana Afanasieva

Yana Afanasieva

Founder and CEO
Competitive Compliance GmbH
Xin-Ci Chin

Xin-Ci Chin

EIR
Quest Ventures
Frédéric Lauchenauer

Frédéric Lauchenauer

Advisor
Fruitsapp
Vanda Saturnino de Oliveira

Vanda Saturnino de Oliveira

Co-founder & Managing Director
Bantu Makers
Steffen Ehrhardt

Steffen Ehrhardt

Internationalization & Startups Lead EMEA
Google
Apoorv Bamba

Apoorv Bamba

Founder
Ingenious Faces
Francis Obirikorang

Francis Obirikorang

Founder
Agrocenta
Eitan Stern

Eitan Stern

Director
LEGALESE
Jennifer Kanaan

Jennifer Kanaan

CEO & Founder
Avoid Agency
Debra Ogilvie-Roodt

Debra Ogilvie-Roodt

CCO
Bitsure
Nitin Mittal

Nitin Mittal

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Dondi Hananto

Dondi Hananto

Partner
Patamar
Nick Feneck

Nick Feneck

Portfolio Investment Manager
Founders Factory
Ewa Stochlinska

Ewa Stochlinska

Head Strategic Partners
Holidaypirates Group
Parfait Ouattara

Parfait Ouattara

CEO
Taxijet
Michaela Gruber

Michaela Gruber

Executive Account Manager
Oracle
Andreas Weckherlin

Andreas Weckherlin

Chairman of the Board
British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei
Philippe Greinacher

Philippe Greinacher

Director Of Business Development and Partnerships
Meltwater Foundation (MEST)
Herve Kubwimana

Herve Kubwimana

Innovation Facilitator
Merck
Miguel Rivera

Miguel Rivera

Global Digital Innovation Lead
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Ismael Rebiere

Ismael Rebiere

Trader
Bunge
Vincenzo Pallotta

Vincenzo Pallotta

Professor at School of Business and Engineering
Vaud
Kaan Akin

Kaan Akin

Founder
HACKQUARTERS
Mohamed Keita

Mohamed Keita

Co-Founder and CEO
Impact Hub
Tayfun Ugur

Tayfun Ugur

ICT business development
Company Builder
Pedro Paiva

Pedro Paiva

SDS/IoT Partners Program Manager
HP
Sasha Vieira

Sasha Vieira

Head of Enterprise Banking and Incubator Standard Bank
Standard Bank
Tunku Omar Asraf Tengku Hasmuddin

Tunku Omar Asraf Tengku Hasmuddin

Funding Enabler
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Joseph de Leon

Joseph de Leon

Director - Venture Strategy
Gravitas Prime
Jon Attwell

Jon Attwell

Growth & Performance Marketing Manager
Naspers Limited
Ieva Upeniece

Ieva Upeniece

Latvia Seedstars Ambassador / Head of Partnerships
Baltic Sandbox
Amin Matni

Amin Matni

Design Thinker, Lean Start-up Trainer & Social Innovation athlete
Qatar Business Incubation Center
Richard Eldridge

Richard Eldridge

Co-Founder and CEO
LenddoEFL

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