Davorin Stetner is an entrepreneur, investor and an adventurer. He is the President & CEO at his KREATOR GROUP which consists of companies, brands, projects and investments. Among these accomplishments he is President of the Croatian Business Angels Network – CRANE and member of the Economic Council of the President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar – Kitarović.
Peter Cowley is the President of the EBAN. He has personally invested in over 50 startups (in the SaaS, biotech, sensing, IoT, cleantech, fintech, edtech, medtech and security sectors), has led many investment rounds and is a non-executive director or observer of seven technology start-ups. Peter was UKBAA business angel of the year 2014/15 and is one of top Global Corporate Venturers. He is a Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the Cambridge Judge Business School.
Peter E. Brown
Peter E. Braun has 20 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur and in various senior and top management positions in the aerospace and automotive industries. He has successfully launched two industrial companies and two finance-related enterprises, and completed two IPOs, one in the United States and one in Germany. During his career, Peter acquired profound knowledge of the capital markets and the finance sector though his activities in Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Canada, USA and Asia. He is a much asked for coach for start-ups, a compelling speaker and a sought after senior advisor and board member.
Marcel Dridje is currently the SOPHIA BUSINESS ANGELS President & a Mentor at The Camp in Aix en Provence. A seasoned European Sales senior Executive, Marcel has substantial field experience helping IT and Telecom startups in the US and EMEA. Marcel has a broad range of experience in all aspects of sales, marketing, communication and management with direct experience with Fortune 500 enterprises (IBM, Nortel, Lucent, Cisco, EMC, ALU) and startups (Quantum, Andrew Networks, Pluris, Corvis, Ascend and Airespace). Marcel most recently left CISCO after 35 years in IT and Telecom Sales to start his new venture as a Business Angel with SBA to help startups with seed money, VC connections and Business development.
Sakari Oikarinen is the co-founder and COB of Induco ltd that operates in the area of corporate finance and investor relations and fundraising for startups and scaleups. He has over 30 years of experience in entrepreneurship and he is awarded for his work as the CEO of Startup Agency Finland. He is also recognized and awarded expert in the field of M&A and Family Business Successions. He was nominated the best M&A Expert in Finland by the M&A professionals in 2012. He is also awarded by Transeo-Association for his contribution in fostering the entrepreneurial dynamics in Europe. Since 2008 Sakari Oikarinen has also been one of the experts for EU-Commission in screening the Small Business Act Policy Program. He is a member of the European Business Angels Network EBAN as well as the World Business Angels Investment Forum WBAF Senator in Finland. He has also been given the recommendation from the Finnish Government for his work.
Investor Day Jury Members