• Agenda


    European Woman in VC European Women in VC
    Summit Berlin

Monday, October 8th

14:00 – 16:00

Conflict Resolution – workshop – invite only

Punit Aggarwal - Founder Bay

An interactive workshop helping individuals and teams better handle differences, disagreements, and conflicts.

With the belief that everything is workable, participants will find ways to appreciate that conflict isn’t the problem, but our response to it can be. The workshop focuses on how individuals and teams can learn to listen, adapt, hold a wider perspective, and develop trust in each other to inspire mutually respectful interactions and, ultimately, positive results.

17:00 – 18:00

Fireside chat with Chris Wade Co-Founder and Partner at Isomer Capital

How do  LP’s decide which VC’s to back


18:00 – 18:10




Rowan Barnett - Head of Google Entrepreneurs Germany

Head of Google Entrepreneurs Germany, will give an insight into how Google is supporting startup ecosystems around the world, building and partnering with startup communities where entrepreneurs can learn, connect and create innovative companies. Hear about how diversity and inclusion are key ingredients of a successful startup ecosystem and how they are thinking about enabling a new generation of diverse founders and startups to succeed.

18:10 – 18:15


Overview of the Female Founders Monitor

Mayra Frank from Google Entrepreneurs Germany


18:15 – 20:30 Welcome coctails -Networking

Tuesday, October 9th




Breakfast + Networking




Welcome Speech Kinga Stanislawska, Experior Venture Fund and Mali Baum, W Lounge, future fund of funds MagdaGroup

Welcome message from European Commissioner Carlos Moedas

Welcome from Berlin Tech ecosystem Christian Herzog


Keynote speaker 

Betsy Nelson, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


 Keynote speaker 

Adrian Kamenitzer, European Investment Bank

10:05 - 11:00

Panel Discussion

LP's Panel



Keynote speaker

Ertan Can, Multiple Capital

11:15 - 12:00

Panel Discussion

Networking Panel


Keynote speaker -  Punit Aggarwal, Founder Bay

Art of Leading: Insights from 10,000 Leaders

Leadership is more than a title. It’s a behaviour. Punit offers a unique perspective developed via insights from 10,000+ coaching conversations and from working with CEOs/Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, Europe, and Emerging Markets combined with coaching acquired founders at Google. This talk covers the 3 key things the greatest leaders have in common and provides practical tips on how you can get there.

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:15

Panel Discussion

Women investing

  • How did you enter the VC scene? What were the key milestones and challenges for you so far?
  • Team diversity - how your investment team is diversified (also in terms of gender)?
  • What kind of differences in the approach you can see (willingness to take a risk, ways of doing business, decision process etc.)?
  • Do you have female founded/lead companies in your portfolio?
  • Have you ever made an investment decision were founder's gender was a key factor? -
  • Key verticals - are there any specific verticals where women investors and/or founders are especially successful? 
  • Why we have less women in VC as well as women entrepreneurs/founders?
  • What are the specific activities and initiatives supporting female founders/ investors?
  • Hekla Arnardottir, Crowberry Capital
  • Kinga Stanislawska, Experior Venture Fund
  • Luz Ramirez Pascual, Red Capital
  • Marili Merendi, Karma.vc
  • moderator - Piotr Widacki, BGŻ BNP Paribas Bank 


Keynote speaker - Cindy Gallop

14:30 - 15:15

Panel Discussion

Corporate Venture

  • Where do you see the CVC Industry today and what are the biggest trends of the Industry, giving also the still increasing number of registered CVC?
  • Different approach of corporations towards start-ups: CVC/M&A/R+D/Accelerators?
  • Where you see the potential for a CVC to fail? What are the risks?
  • Fundraising and exits – is it different for CVC’s portfolio companies?
  • CVC - competition or potential collaborators for VC?
  • Gülsah Wilke, Axel Springer
  • Dr. Tanja Emmerling, High-Tech Gründerfonds
  • Sohaila Ouffata, BMW i Ventures
  • Ute Mercker, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft
  • moderator - Marzena Bielecka, Experior Venture Fund

15:15 -


Coffee break




Keynote speaker

Cecile Blilious, Impact First Investments

Women and investing with purpose

16:00 -


Panel Discussion

Success Stories

VC talks about performance of women founders from their portfolio

16:45 -


Panel Discussion

SaaS Panel

  • Key hires – at what stage (ARR, number of people) should a SaaS startup have: VP of Sales, VP of engineering, CMO, head of HR, VP of product, VP of customer success
  • Best practices of cooperation between marketing and sales teams at different levels of ARPA
  • Client LTV vs CAC – Hit the brakes or the accelerator pedal?
  • Valuation – MRR/ARR multiples depending on growth and churn - cheap or pricey?
  • Klaus Stöckemann, Peppermint Venture Partners
  • Uwe Horstmann, Project A
  • Louis Coppey, Point Nine Capital
  • moderator - Magda Olczak, Data Ventures

17:30 -


Closing remarks and Networking

A co-financed project

The project is co-financed by Switzerland under the Swiss programme of cooperation with the new EU member states.


ikony swiss

Experior Venture Fund was co-founded by Krajowy Fundusz Kapitałowy (the National Capital Fund).


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