Jurys & mentors

To ensure that you have all the keys during our programme, we will introduce you to the business experts you need.


Vidar AndersenManaging director @andersen & associates
Carola PascholaManaging director @opusta
Florian HuttererCEO @nonplusultra
Nils Beckmannfounder @pitch & grow


Paul GärtnerPractice 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.

Itziar Estevez LatasaGeneral Parner @Iris Capital

Itziar is a General Partner at Iris Capital. Iris Capital is a European venture capital fund specialising in technology. The company has offices in Paris, Berlin and Munich, and €800 million in assets under management. Itziar has more than 18 years of experience in large German companies such as BMW Group, BCG Consulting, Siemens and next47.                                                                                        

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.