Ecosystem Giants - Benjamin Erhart
Tuesday January 19th
ParlayMe is proud to support '#EcosystemGiants' , the series that democratizes access to the venture industry for early stage founders and junior VCs. In the first event of 2021, @Benjamin Erhart (partner at UVC Partners) will join @Tzvete Doncheva on Tuesday, 19 January at 5pm GMT (6pm CET) in a conversation about finding and funding the industrial tech moonshots of tomorrow and lessons learned supporting founders from idea to exit. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuesday-talks-ecosystem-giants-with-benjamin-erhart-tickets-133220725777
17:00 GMT Start; in conversation with Benjamin Erhart
17:20 Market commentary and Q&A
17:40 Pitching for feedback
*A founder will give a 3' pitch for the chance to get direct feedback from Benjamin
Supported by :
Kaiku, an early-stage investment preparation and fundraising platform
ParlayMe, an interactive tech news and networking platform for Startups, Entrepreneurs, Investors and Business Leaders
Startups Magazine, a digital and print magazine helping tech startups connect the dots on their entrepreneurial journeys
Benjamin Erhart is Partner at Munich based Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners (UVC Partners). Before joining UVC Partners, Benjamin Erhart was Investment Director at the High-Tech Gründerfonds, responsible for hardware and industrial software investments such as Cumulocity (Sold to Software AG). Today, he serves on the investment board of HTGF and supports noumerous startups initiatives as mentor. He is Industrial Engineer by training and holds a degree from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).Benjamin is passionate about building sustainable tech companies that rethink and deliver solutions for robotics, IoT, mobility and industrial software. With his background as an industrial engineer, he is committed to expediting technical progress and to supporting outstanding founders.
UVC Partners focuses on investments in the areas of industrial technologies, smart enterprises and mobility. The fund typically invests between €0.5-4m initially and up to €15m. A cooperation with UnternehmerTUM, Europe’s leading innovation and business creation center in Garching/Munich, enables UVC Partners to offer startups unique access to talent and industry customers.
Tzvete Doncheva is the founder of 'Ecosystem', a project aiming to democratise access to the VC industry for less networked founders and junior VCs. She is an advisor on startup strategy. Previously she led the platform efforts at the London-based VC spin out of multinational real estate investment manager Round Hill Capital. Tzvete is a mentor to female founders (a non-exec trustee at Girls in Charge) and part of Shaper Impact Capital, a community-led volunteer project connecting purpose-driven companies with impact investors.
*Spaces are limited.
Find out more about the Ecosystem Project here: https://ecosystem.substack.com/