Jurys & mentors

To give you the keys to success, we will introduce you during the programme to recognized business experts.


Vidar AndersenManaging director @andersen & associates
David Erhunstartup success @xange
Stefan Alberssenior associate @xange
Nils Beckmannfounder @pitch & grow


Paul Gärtnerunit Director @Piabo PR

Paul is a digital communication professional in Germany. He is passionate about Deeptech, Blockchain and IIoT technologies. Within the Impact Germany programme, he informs and advises French companies on the German press and on PR.


Jean-Luc Rippinger is Venture Partner and Director of European Operations of Via-ID and sits on its Board of Directors. He is responsible for all Via-ID investments in European mobility startups not based in France.
Jean-Luc holds an MBA from the College of Engineers and a degree in aeronautical and space engineering from the Technische Universität München.

Emmanuel ThomassinCFO @Delivery Hero
Board Member @French Tech Berlin

With a French-German background, Emmanuel Thomassin started his career in the internet industry. Today, as CFO of one of the largest companies in Germany, Emmanuel Thomassin is an excellent financial professional. He is also talented in digital strategy, business planning, organisational leadership, art direction and leadership.