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 at the Seedstars Summit 2019 to advise the startups on growth, sales, industry-focused challenges, operations, and fundraising.


Our Seedstars Summit 2020 Mentors coming soon!
Aphrodice Mutangana

Aphrodice Mutangana

General Manager
kLab
Sarah Neill

Sarah Neill

Chief of Staff/ Corporate Development
Ultra Mobile
Tadzoka Pswarayi

Tadzoka Pswarayi

Co Founder at Impact Hub Harare
Impact Hub Harare
Philippe Greinacher

Philippe Greinacher

Director Of Business Development and Partnerships
Meltwater Foundation (MEST)
David Sarley

David Sarley

Senior Program Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Patricia Monthe

Patricia Monthe

Founder/CEO
MEDx eHealthCenter
Vincent Tresno

Vincent Tresno

Digital and Growth Hacking Consultant and Interim Manager
Tresno Digital
Roslyn Lavery

Roslyn Lavery

Product Partnerships Lead
Yoco
Jon Attwell

Jon Attwell

Growth & Performance Marketing Manager
Naspers Limited
Herve Kubwimana

Herve Kubwimana

Innovation Facilitator
Merck
Xin-Ci Chin

Xin-Ci Chin

EIR
Quest Ventures
Sami Abou Saab

Sami Abou Saab

CEO
[email protected]
Frédéric Lauchenauer

Frédéric Lauchenauer

Advisor
Fruitsapp
Aristide Bacha

Aristide Bacha

Lebanon Chapter Ambassador
Singularity University
Tayfun Ugur

Tayfun Ugur

ICT business development
Company Builder
Yana Afanasieva

Yana Afanasieva

Founder and CEO
Competitive Compliance GmbH
Mangala Karunaratne

Mangala Karunaratne

Founder & CEO
Calcey Technologies
Nitin Mittal

Nitin Mittal

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Taco De Nies

Taco De Nies

CEO
BZRD
Kaan Akin

Kaan Akin

Founder
HACKQUARTERS
Tunku Omar Asraf Tengku Hasmuddin

Tunku Omar Asraf Tengku Hasmuddin

Funding Enabler
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Alexander Manolov

Alexander Manolov

Transit Services Product Manager
IRU
Miguel Rivera

Miguel Rivera

Global Digital Innovation Lead
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Zedilson Almeida

Zedilson Almeida

Innovation Technician
Unitel
Michaela Gruber

Michaela Gruber

Executive Account Manager
Oracle
Noreen Makosewe

Noreen Makosewe

Founder
The Radical Leap Company
Yaw Mante

Yaw Mante

Investment Associate
Luminate
Vincenzo Pallotta

Vincenzo Pallotta

Professor at School of Business and Engineering
Vaud
Pedro Paiva

Pedro Paiva

SDS/IoT Partners Program Manager
HP
Hisham Safadi

Hisham Safadi

CEO
UDENZ
Amin Matni

Amin Matni

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

Ewa Stochlinska

Head Strategic Partners
Holidaypirates Group
Fares Samara

Fares Samara

CTO
[email protected]
Ivan Ostrowicz

Ivan Ostrowicz

CEO & co-founder
Domoscio
Daniel Block

Daniel Block

Investment Advisor
Independent
Valentin Aschermann

Valentin Aschermann

Head of Startup Services
TheVentury
Apoorv Bamba

Apoorv Bamba

Founder
Ingenious Faces
Stefan Dobrev

Stefan Dobrev

Global Head of Innovation Portfolio Management
Nestlé
Sebastien Toupy

Sebastien Toupy

The Next Web
Richard Eldridge

Richard Eldridge

Co-Founder and CEO
LenddoEFL
Dondi Hananto

Dondi Hananto

Partner
Patamar
Jennifer Kanaan

Jennifer Kanaan

CEO & Founder
Avoid Agency
Brad Peppard

Brad Peppard

Partner and Principal
Ravix Group
Mohamed Keita

Mohamed Keita

Managing Director
Impact Hub Bamako
Paul Ark

Paul Ark

Managing Director, Corporate Venture Capital
Digital Ventures
Ismael Rebiere

Ismael Rebiere

Trader
Bunge
Steffen Kellner

Steffen Kellner

Managing Partner
Ignore Gravity
Raphael Grieco

Raphael Grieco

Vice-President
French Tech Suisse
Carlos DaSilva

Carlos DaSilva

Director of the Founder Institute Accelerator in Lisbon
Founder Institute
Joseph de Leon

Joseph de Leon

Director - Venture Strategy
Gravitas Prime
Francis Obirikorang

Francis Obirikorang

Founder
Agrocenta
Daria Leschenko

Daria Leschenko

CEO & Partner
SupportYourApp
Yoram Ben Zvi

Yoram Ben Zvi

Inhouse entrepreneur
Connectality, TFT
Juerg Hatz

Juerg Hatz

Managing Partner
azimuth.one
Vuyisa Qabaka

Vuyisa Qabaka

Partner
HYBR
Hong Wa Poon

Hong Wa Poon

Manager Accelerator Program
Merck
Florian Mesny

Florian Mesny

Founder
Moonrakers
Parfait Ouattara

Parfait Ouattara

CEO
Taxijet
Ieva Upeniece

Ieva Upeniece

Latvia Seedstars Ambassador / Head of Partnerships
Baltic Sandbox
Andreas Weckherlin

Andreas Weckherlin

Chairman of the Board
British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei
Sasha Vieira

Sasha Vieira

Head of Incubator
Standard Bank
Eitan Stern

Eitan Stern

Director
LEGALESE
Badar Khushnood

Badar Khushnood

Cofounder and Partner
Fishry
Debra Ogilvie-Roodt

Debra Ogilvie-Roodt

CCO
Bitsure
Chanda Pen

Chanda Pen

Co-Founder / MD
Bongloy
Hayel Sinnoqrot

Hayel Sinnoqrot

Founder
Helvetium
Gabriela Almeida

Gabriela Almeida

Consultant
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Nick Feneck

Nick Feneck

Portfolio Investment Manager
Founders Factory
Ashwin Ravichandran

Ashwin Ravichandran

General Manager
MEST
Vanda Saturnino de Oliveira

Vanda Saturnino de Oliveira

Co-founder & Managing Director
Bantu Makers
Steffen Ehrhardt

Steffen Ehrhardt

Internationalization & Startups Lead EMEA
Google
David Jeng

David Jeng

Founder and Managing Consultant
Bliss Executives

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