Future Enterprises Pitch - Tech Open Air

Make the Business Sage.

  • Date: 12th July, 2017
  • Time: 13:00-13:40
  • Location: Sun Stage


Applications are closed. 


Are you and your team working on B2B solutions to make our work and lives more productive, easier to analyse and manage? Bonus points if you focus on AI or blockchain technology.

  • Be one of 5 startups at Future Enterprises Pitch Event:
  • Get a professional pitch coaching session one day before the event.
  • Do a 3min pitch and a 3min Q&As in front of our live audience and the judge panel of experts.
  • Be featured in a TOA17 Startup Report for our investors and corporates.
  • Get a free booth for 1 day at our 3000 sqm Haus of Tech expo area.


  • As a winner of Future Enterprises:

  • Get a ticket to TOA Future Finals Pitch event on 13th July.
  • Get a €5K worth media package from T3N
  • Personal introductions to 5 TOA investors based on startup’s choice
  • HubSpot for 90% Off! on all Professional or Enterprise HubSpot Sales and Marketing subscriptions.*
  • * If they have less than $1m in funding and less than $1m in lifetime revenue.




Gus Warren, Managing Director at  Samsung NEXT Ventures

Based in New York, Gus focuses on early stage investments in software, services, and media. Prior to Samsung, Gus was a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital and Co-Founder and COO of Disconnect, a leading consumer privacy software company. Prior to FirstMark and Disconnect, Gus spent 4 years as a VP, SVP, and GM at Spot Runner, a digital video advertising platform whose investors included Battery Ventures, Index Ventures, WPP, and CBS.Gus graduated with a BA in Government from Cornell University and serves on the advisory board of Red Bear Angels, a network of alumni that invest in Cornell-affiliated start-ups.




Sofia Benjumea, Head of Campus Madrid

Sofia is the Head of Campus Madrid, creating a vibrant, transformative and collaborative community where entrepreneurs and tech startups can flourish and grow through meaningful connections, knowledge and unique opportunities. Before joining Google, she was the founding partner and CEO of Spain Startup, organizing what has become the leading startup conference in Southern Europe, South Summit. Sofia is a passionate community builder, a tireless doer and creative thinker. Previously a journalist, she pivoted and returned to Spain with a desire to help build and rebuild by fostering a strong startup ecosystem. 




Kurt Müller, Co-Founder of Target Partners

Kurt Müller has been a successful high-tech entrepreneur, executive and venture capitalist for more than 31 years. He co-founded Target Partners in 1999, and with €300M under management to date, Target Partners is one of the leading early-stage VC firms in Germany, supporting startups with capital during their build-out and expansion phases.



Pawel Schapiro, Partner at TA Ventures

Before joining TA Ventures, Pawel Schapiro was involved in various operational roles at Rocket Internet ventures and was part of the investment team at Creathor Venture. As a Partner at TA, he is responsible for their activities in the DACH region and have been supporting tech companies in SaaS, DeepTech, FinTech, TravelTech, Digital Health and other sectors.



Rune Theill, CEO and Co-Founder of Rockstart

Rune Theill, CEO and co-founder of Rockstart, a multi-vertical startup accelerator founded in Amsterdam in 2011, with a goal to support startups the first 1,000 days of existence around specific domains – Digital Health, Web & Mobile,  Smart Energy, and AI. Rune serves as an advisor to many startups, is a board member at Codeplace and a jury member at Venture Cup.

See y’all in the near Future!