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Ecosystem Giants - Nikolas Samios

ParlayMe is proud to support '#EcosystemGiants', the series featuring the leaders redefining the tech investment and entrepreneurship landscape. Hear from Nikolas Samios, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at PropTech1 Ventures, one of Europe's leading PropTech VC firms (and the first one out of Germany!) at 6pm CET (5pm BST) on Tuesday, 25 May 2021. In a fireside chat with @Tzvete, he will share tips on structuring and negotiating VC deals and insights from raising and managing a dedicated PropTech fund in Europe.

ParlayMe is proud to support '#EcosystemGiants' , the series featuring the leaders redefining the tech investment and entrepreneurship landscape. Hear from the 'Queen of Gen Z VC' Meagan Loyst (VC, Lerer Hippeau) at 7pm CET (6pm BST) on Tuesday, 11 May 2021 as she speaks with @Tzvete about breaking into VC, building a personal brand as an investor and powering a community of Gen Z tech leaders.

The #EcosystemGiants series highlight the ecosystem members who redefine the tech investment and start-up landscape. They are sessions of practical, actionable advice to entrepreneurs and operators. The amazing guests share their ‘secrets’ to success, offer insights and commentary on the market. Join for an opportunity to meet and get to know (albeit virtually) some of the most seasoned VC investors and founders. Part of the 'Ecosystem' Project, aiming to contribute to democratizing access to venture for less networked founders and junior VC through a newsletter and online initiatives.

Timings (CEST)

18:00 Start; in conversation with Nikolas Samios (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, PropTech1 Ventures)

18:30 Market commentary and Q&A

18:45 Pitching for feedback

*A founder will give a 3' pitch for the chance to get direct feedback from Nikolas

18:55 End

Supported by community partners:

Kaiku, an early-stage investment preparation and fundraising platform

LMRE, the Global PropTech Recruitment and Search Consultancy. Our sole aim is to attract and deliver the very best candidates to the leading brands in global real estate and innovation.

MentorshipHub, helping entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds to succeed quicker by opening access to 1:1 Mentorship with leading investors, industry experts & experienced entrepreneurs

ParlayMe, an interactive tech news and networking platform for Startups, Entrepreneurs, Investors and Business Leaders


Nikolas Samios is Managing Partner of PropTech1 Ventures, the first dedicated venture capital fund addressing the untapped potential of real estate industry innovation in Europe, bringing together leading real estate companies and entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs from the digital sector, and venture capital experts.In this role as well as his previous entrepreneurial activities, e.g. as Managing Partner of the VC family office COOPERATIVA and as Managing Director of Brandenburg Ventures, the VC vehicle of MP3 inventor Karlheinz Brandenburg, he has participated in more than 100 transactions on both sides of the table. Nikolas is a proven expert in venture capital methodology with publications such as the standard reference book DEALTERMS.VC and various professional articles. Additionally, he is Head of the "ESG" working group of the German Startups Association and a member of Leaders for Climate Change, committing himself to well-executed sustainability management in the face of rising climate and social risks.

Tzvete is the founder of the 'Ecosystem' project, that aims to tackle the issue of closed networks in venture. Its goal is to help very early stage founders in accessing pre-seed capital through a weekly newsletter and online initiatives. In her day-to-day role, she is the Investor and Public Relations Manager at PropTech1 Ventures, Europe's leading VC fund focused on PropTech and Construction Tech. Her experience in VC includes being on the investment team at a supply chain-focused fund and in a platform role at the VC spin out of multinational real estate investment manager Round Hill Capital. Tzvete is a firm advocate for bridging the gender gap in venture capital and technology, is a mentor to female founders; and a non-exec trustee at Girls in Charge.

*Spaces are limited.


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