Tech Tour Growth Forum Geneva & Lausanne March 19-20, 2015

Forum Team

The Tech Tour Growth Forum is steered by top VCs and thought leaders who will ensure that the 150 VIP attendees have a groundbreaking experience. Meet the volunteer leaders!

Co-Presidents

Sven LingjaerdeEndeavour Vision S.A.Sven LingjaerdeEndeavour Vision S.A. - Geneva (CH)Endeavour Vision is a venture and growth capital firm providing expertise and funding to entrepreneu >>Read full profile
George CoelhoGood Energies AGGeorge CoelhoGood Energies AG - Zug (CH)Good Energies is an investor in the clean energy industry. Read full profile

VP Selection Committee

George CoelhoGood Energies AGGeorge CoelhoGood Energies AG - Zug (CH)Good Energies is an investor in the clean energy industry. Read full profile
We are looking for 50 CEOs who have the ambition and whose businesses have the size and momentum to take on the world.
Sven Lingjaerde, Co-President

Selection Committee

All companies attending the Tech Tour Growth Forum will be nominated and selected by the Selection Committee. This Selection Committee will be responsible for nominating over 150 companies and will be selecting the best companies to attend and present at the Forum as well as the winners of the Tech Tour Growth Award.

Jörg Sievertaeris Capital AGJörg Sievertaeris Capital AG - Pfäffikon SZ (CH)Aeris Capital AG is a private equity fund and financial advisor with locations in the United States >>Read full profile
Alexander GalitskyAlmaz Capital PartnersAlexander GalitskyAlmaz Capital Partners - Portola Valley (US)The best entrepreneurs possess an unstoppable drive to succeedRead full profile
Julie MeyerAriadne CapitalJulie MeyerAriadne Capital - London (GB)Ariadne Capital is a European venture capital firm which invests in early stage private and advises >>Read full profile
Paul HarveyBank of America Merrill LynchPaul HarveyBank of America Merrill Lynch - London (GB) Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions.Read full profile
Stephan MoraisCaixa CapitalStephan MoraisCaixa Capital - Lisbon (PT)Private Equity and Venture Capital arm of Portuguese Banking Group Caixa Geral de Depósitos managing >>Read full profile
Nenad MarovacDN CapitalNenad MarovacDN Capital - London (GB)Venture capital company investing in digital mediaRead full profile
Christian NagelEarlybird Venture CapitalChristian NagelEarlybird Venture Capital - Berlin (DE)Earlybird Venture Capital is one of the most experienced and successful venture investors in EuropeRead full profile
Cem SertogluEarlybird Venture CapitalCem SertogluEarlybird Venture Capital - Istanbul (TR)Established in 1997 Earlybird has raised over €700 million ($900 million) in fund commitments. We ha >>Read full profile
Daniel BertholetEndeavour Vision S.A.Daniel BertholetEndeavour Vision S.A. - Geneva (CH)Endeavour Vision is a venture and growth capital firm providing expertise and funding to entrepreneu >>Read full profile
Klaas de BoerEntrepreneurs Fund Management LLPKlaas de BoerEntrepreneurs Fund Management LLP - London (GB)London-based Venture Capital FundRead full profile
Adrienne CorboudEPFLAdrienne CorboudEPFL - Lausanne (CH) EPFL is Europe’s most cosmopolitan technical university with students, professors and staff from ov >>Read full profile
Jean-Michel DelignyGo4VentureJean-Michel DelignyGo4Venture - London (GB)Go4Venture is a London based corporate finance advisory firm focused on providing European technolog >>Read full profile
Per RomanGP Bullhound ABPer RomanGP Bullhound AB - Stockholm (SE)An investment bank providing advice on mergers & acquisitions and institutional capital-raising to e >>Read full profile
Ophelia BrownIndex VenturesOphelia BrownIndex Ventures - London (GB) Index Ventures is a leading global venture capital firm active in technology and biotechnology vent >>Read full profile
Ross  AhlgrenKreos CapitalRoss AhlgrenKreos Capital - London (GB)Kreos Capital is Europe's largest and leading provider of specialty financing to high-growth compani >>Read full profile
Diana SaraceniPanakès PartnersDiana SaraceniPanakès Partners - Milan (IT)Life Science dedicated Fund Management CompanyRead full profile
Ekaterina  AlmasquéSamsung ElectronicsEkaterina AlmasquéSamsung Electronics - Menlo Park (US)We invite visionary entrepreneurs and innovators to partner with us, providing them with access to >>Read full profile
Julie CurranSEPJulie CurranSEP - London (GB)SEP is the UK’s leading venture capital firm focused on investment for innovative and emerging growt >>Read full profile
Scott CollinsSummit PartnersScott CollinsSummit Partners - Boston (US)A growth equity investment firm focusing on a wide array of equity and credit transactionsRead full profile
Morgan SeiglerTA AssociatesMorgan SeiglerTA Associates - London (GB) Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the >>Read full profile
Mati SzeszkowskiVY capitalMati SzeszkowskiVY capital - (US)Read full profile
Fulvia MontresorWorld Economic ForumFulvia MontresorWorld Economic Forum - Cologny-Geneva (CH)Committed to improving the state of the worldRead full profile

Selection Criteria

We are looking for companies with a minimum investor valuation of EUR 100m, effectively in 3 buckets:

  • Companies with a EUR 10-30 million revenue > 100% YOY growth
  • Companies with a EUR 30-100 million revenue and growth > 50% YOY growth
  • Companies with more than EUR 100 million revenue, "pre IPO" candidates