Content: Past Events

Berlin 2014

This conference took place in Berlin on May 27, again hosted at law firm Hengeler Mueller. Capital On Stage Europe is our annual returning conference about funding since 2011. It brings together Europe's top startups and investors. Check the "Events" tab for details on the 2015 edition.

selection of venture capitalists attending

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Shmuel Chafets Partner, Hasso Plattner Ventures
Mark Schmitz General Partner, Lakestar
Michael Jackson Partner, Mangrove Capital
Eugene Mizin Principal, Mangrove Capital
Imran Akram Principal, removefromsite
Nenad Marovac Chairman & CEO, DN Capital
James Wise Partner, Balderton Capital
Sitar Teli Partner, Connect Ventures
Linus Dahg Associate, Wellington Partners
Stephan von Perger Associate, Wellington Partners
Bo Ilsoe Partner, Nokia Growth Partners
Walter Masalin Principal, Nokia Growth Partners
Michael Treskow Principal, Accel Partners
Seth Pierrepont Investor, Accel Partners
Jonathan Becker Vice President,
David Klein Co-Founder & Managing Partner, One Peak Partners
Paul Thiekoetter Investment Manager, RI Digital Ventures
Nadahl Shocair Business Transformation Expert, Nadahl Shocair & Co.
Ralph Kunz Founder & Managing Partner, Catagonia Capital
Kurt Mueller Partner, Target Partners
Dr. Kai-Steffen Scholz Partner, Hengeler Mueller
Alexander Reichhuber Director, Berlin Technologie Holding
Adrien Hingert CMO, Blacklane

Program &
Open Office Hours

9:00 Am – 12:00 pm

Open Office Hours

Founders can request 2 private 10-minute meetings with VCs of their choice.

12:00 Pm – 1:30 pm Lunch & Networking
1:30 Pm – 1:40 pm

Opening words by

Arjen Strijker – Founder of Capital On Stage and Dr. Kai-Steffen Scholz – Partner at Hengeler Mueller
1:40 pm – 2:10 pm Capital On Stage Round 1

Investor Presentations
Shmuel Shafets – Hasso Plattner Ventures

Mark Schmitz – Lakestar

Eugene Mizin – Mangrove Capital Partners

Ralph Eric Kunz – Catagonia Capital

2:10 pm – 2:25 pm Keynote 1: Nadahl Shocair – Business Transformation Expert, "Funded now what? How to strap a rocket to your back."
2:25 pm – 2:40 pm Startups in the Spotlight
2:40 pm – 3:10 pm Capital On Stage Round 2

Investor Presentations

James Wise – Balderton Capital

Bo Ilsoe – Nokia Growth Partners

Michael Treskow – Accel Partners

Kurt Muller – Target Partners

3:10 pm – 3:25 pm Coffee break
3:25 pm – 3:40 pm Keynote 2: Adrien Hingert – CMO Blacklane, "A growth story: 100 cities in 100 days"
3:40 pm – 4:10 pm Capital On Stage Round 3Investor Presentations

Nenad Marovac – DN Capital

Stephan von Perger – Wellington Partners

Sitar Teli – Connect Ventures

Jonathan Becker –

4:10 pm – 4:25 pm Startups in the Spotlight
4:25 pm – 4:40 pm Coffee break
4:40 pm – 5:10 pm Capital On Stage Round 4

Investor Presentations
David Klein – One Peak Partners

Paul Thiekoetter – Raffay & Cie / RI Digital

Alexander Reichhuber – Berlin Technologie Holding

5:10 pm – 5:30 pm VC Panel Discussion Founcers select VCs to be part fo the VC panel discussion
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm Final words
5:45 pm – 8:00 pm Food & drinks


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