We are incredibly grateful for the support of our amazing sponsors in making this event possible.


LEAD SPONSOR

Whether you are looking to find a quicker path through the tricky early stages of your businesses or whether you are now ready to embark on a more focused growth strategy, PwC has a wealth of relevant experience and the right experts to support you.

PwC Europe’s startup initiative, PwC NextLevel, unifies the products and services we offer to startups and scale-ups. We have access to the global PwC Network and are able to help in every single facet of your business. More time and less anxiety let you focus on the core of your business.

PwC provides industry focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders. More than 220,000 people in 157 countries across our network share their thinking and experience to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice for companies of all sizes, from startups to established global companies.

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DINNER SPONSOR

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996.

The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Media, Telecoms, Healthcare, Smart Industries, Specialty Retail and Business Services.

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Geneva, New York and New Delhi. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange and Euronext.

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CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION SPONSOR

Rothschild is one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory groups, employing approximately 2,800 people in 40 countries around the world. We provide strategic, M&A, wealth management and fundraising advice to governments, companies and individuals worldwide. There are four main arms to our Group – Global Financial Advisory, Wealth Management & Trust, Institutional Asset Management and Merchant Banking – as well as specialist financial businesses.

We are family-controlled and independent and have been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for over 200 years. From our historical roots in Europe we have developed a unique global footprint. Today we have full-scale advisory businesses across the world, including locally staffed offices in China, Brazil, India, the United States of America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

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GOLD SPONSOR

Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

Berlin, the city in which it was founded, is of special importance for Deutsche Bank. The Bank plays, for example, an active role as a corporate citizen, among other things, as the exclusive partner of the Berliner Philharmoniker.

“Startups@Berlin”, a specially created cross-divisional team, maintains contact with the city’s vibrant startup scene. At every development stage of the company, the team guarantees extensive expertise and personal assistance, drawing upon Deutsche Bank’s international presence and global reach in the process.

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SILVER SPONSOR

Allen & Overy LLP is one of the leading international legal practices with approximately 5,200 people, working in 44 offices worldwide. More than 220 lawyers including 50 partners work in our four German offices. We advise businesses, financial institutions and public institutions on all issues relating to commercial and capital markets law.

Our depth of experience in acting for scaling companies and their investors enables us to get to the heart of what is important for each business and its backers when providing growth capital. We help companies secure investment, put in place strong and commercial risk management practices, protect and exploit their intellectual property, expand internationally and manage their growing pool of talent.

We also regularly advise investors on key areas of focus when backing high growth companies. Having detailed knowledge of the investment process we advise on the full life cycle of investment activity from initial investments and follow-on funding rounds through to exits via trade sales or IPOs.

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