Credit Suisse - PartnerCredit Suisse is one of the world’s leading financial services providers. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management. We serve our clients through three regionally focused divisions: Swiss Universal Bank, International Wealth Management and Asia Pacific supported by two other divisions specializing in investment banking capabilities.
International Wealth Management offers comprehensive advisory services and tailored investment and financing solutions to wealthy private clients and external asset managers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, utilizing comprehensive access to the broad spectrum of Credit Suisse’s global resources and capabilities as well as a wide range of proprietary and third-party products and services. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 46’230 people.

Prize: As a guest at one of Credit Suisse’s premium events the winner will gain unique access to our network of investors and entrepreneurs.

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Egon Zehnder - PartnerSince 1964, Egon Zehnder has been at the forefront of defining great leadership in the face of changing economic conditions, emerging opportunities and evolving business goals. Never has this been more relevant than in times when the world’s leading corporations are aiming to leverage entirely new digital opportunities. With more than 400 consultants in 69 offices and 41 countries around the globe, we work closely with public and private corporations, family-owned enterprises, start-ups and non-profit and government agencies, providing CEO and Board Search, succession planning and leadership services to help master digital transformation with the best people and the right organizational structures.

Prize: Management team coaching

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eit digital - Partner
EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation.
EIT Digital delivers breakthrough digital innovations to the market and breeds entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and improved quality of life in Europe. It does this by mobilising a pan-European ecosystem of over 130 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes.
As a Knowledge and Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, EIT Digital is focused on entrepreneurship and is at the forefront of integrating education, research and business by bringing together students, researchers, engineers, business developers and entrepreneurs. This is done in our pan-European network of Co-Location Centres in Berlin, Eindhoven, Helsinki, London, Paris, Stockholm, Trento, as well as in Budapest and Madrid. We also have a hub in Silicon Valley.

Prize: Coaching on internationalization / fund raising

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Salesforce - PartnerSalesforce, the world’s #1 CRM company and Customer Success Platform, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way, run their business from their phones, create 1-to-1 customer journeys and make smarter, more predictive decisions from anywhere in real time. The Customer Success Platform provides ground-breaking cloud services for sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, apps and the Internet of Things. Salesforce is the fastest growing top 10 software company in the world and has been ranked as one of the World’s Most Innovative Company by Forbes for five years in a row.

Prize: Free Salesforce workshop, free Salesforce license

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NOAH Advisors

Prize: Bespoke NOAH Fundraising Advice for 12 Months

NOAH Advisors is the leading European corporate finance boutique focused on the Internet sector. The team advises on M&A transactions and major capital raisings valued between €100 million to €5 billion.

NOAH combines bulge bracket investment banking skills, an unparalleled access to strategic and financial investors around the globe and unique Internet industry insight. As an independent advisory boutique, NOAH provides honest and unbiased advice. The NOAH team very carefully selects deals where it can add most value and operates highly incentive-based to secure full client focus and maximise successful closing chances.

The company was founded in April 2009 by Marco Rodzynek, former Head of European Internet of Lehman Brothers in London. Since its foundation, NOAH has completed 25 transactions, including most notably: an undisclosed investment in 10Bis from TA Associates in May 2016, the $800m sale of Fotolia to Adobe in December 2014, the €80m sale of Trovit to Next Co. in October 2014, the sale of to Oakley Capital in September 2014, the $230m sale of Yad2 to Axel Springer in May 2014 and the sale of a 30% stake in Softonic to Partners Group in February 2013.

NOAH Advisors also hosts the NOAH Internet Conference (, Europe’s leading event for Internet companies and investors meet to network and discuss industry trends. NOAH16 London will take place on the 10th and 11th of November 2016 at Old Billingsgate in London. Axel Springer NOAH Conference Berlin 2017 will take place on the 22th and 23th of June 2017 at the Tempodrom in Berlin.