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Mar 16

Mess to Success

16 March, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM CET


About this event

This is an inspiring hour, where we bring together, high-profile entrepreneurs and investors to share stories of their past failures and unexpected turns of life, but most importantly, how these events were milestones to their successes today. They fully embrace their professional and personal mess and share in today so we can break the taboo surrounding failure and show us what we can learn from our mistakes.

Join us for 30 min of sharing and 30 min of Q&A and authentic and unafraid conversation which you are invited to be part of.

Special (brave and inspirational) guests:

Conny Boersch

Serial Entrepreneur & Business Angel

Dr. Cornelius (Conny) Boersh is the founder of Mountain Partners AG and Conny&Co. AG. He is an entrepreneur since 1990 and the founder of ACG AG, a leading company in the RFID market. In 1999, ACG AG successfully went public at Frankfurt Stock Exchange. He helped to build technology firms like Smartrac, which went public in 2006 and Identiv, an RFID group listed on NASDAQ since 2010. Experienced angel investor, Conny was named European Business Angel of the Year in 2009. He studied at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel and earned a PhD from the University of Essen.

Gerald Heydenreich

Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, CEO & Founder of Barcelona Blockchain Network

Gerald Heidenreich (Gerry) started with PORTUM AG in 1999, a B2B Marketplace which had more than 1 Bn. USD in trading volume before he sold it to CapGemni in 2006. He then created BuyVIP, a shopping community which was sold in 2010 to Amazon when it had revenues in excess of 140 Mio. USD. and 10 Mio. members. With Pippa&Jean he then supported more than 5.000 people to start their own business on their unique b2b2c technology platform and eventually sold it in 2019 to Xenox / LiaVie. In 2019 he created youtiful, the worlds‘ first climate neutral beauty involvement brand and in 2020 cang.eco, the worlds’ first impact platform to make clean and green living easy. Since 2019, he has been involved with web 3.0 (blockchain and crypto) projects and he is focussing since 2021 primarily on this next internet revolution.

Over the years, he has also been an active investor in multiple start up companies via Omnis Mundi and Firestartr.

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16 March
6:00 PM-7:00 PM CET
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