DCMN - PartnerDCMN helps digital brands to grow their business on a global scale with data-driven and creative marketing solutions. The full-stack growth specialist executes campaigns across all media with services spanning creation and production, media planning and buying, and campaign optimization with their in-house technology.

With an international team of over 130+ experts in creative, media & technology and digital business DCMN is operating across the globe. Founded by Andreas Dengler and Matthias Riedl in 2010, the company has its headquarters in Berlin and offices in Paris, London, New York, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Cape Town and Munich. DCMN counts more than 90 digital brands in its portfolio including Jimdo, eToro, Real, Secret Escapes, Holidaycheck, Com2Us, Tado, Gameloft, Outfittery and Glossybox.


Prize: Full Brand (Re-)Positioning Package including a deep insight-based analysis of consumers, market & competitors; data-driven development of (re-)positioning strategy and supporting creative communication approach (including performance testing), plus recommendation of best media for successful implementation of new positioning


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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 Facile.it 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 (www.noah-conference.com), 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.

Past Event Partners

Credit Suisse - Partner NOAH16 Berlin Startup Competition
Deutsche Bank - Partner NOAH16 Berlin Startup Competition
Egon Zehnder - Partner NOAH16 Berlin Startup Competition
eit digital - Partner NOAH16 Berlin Startup Competition
Porsche - Partner
pwc-accelerator - Partner NOAH16 Berlin Startup Competition