Match-Maker Ventures is where innovation meets experience. We are matching scaleups with corporates to realize the 1+1 = 3 promise. Founded by experienced executives in Consulting, Telecom and Financial Services, Match-Maker Ventures has one critical mission: to become the global reference to make scaleup-corporate collaboration simple and successful.
A highly experienced team combining know-how and network with high spirits.
Professional with more than 30 years experience as an Executive Assistant.
Professional with more than 20 years of experience in Telecom and Financial services in the areas of strategy, business development and innovation.
Master in international management, strategy and leadership with experience in international marketing.
Founder of Match-Maker Ventures with 12 years work experiences as a Strategy Consultant and Investment professional focused on the Telecoms, Media and Financial Services industry.
A professional with more than 15 years of cross-continental experience in various multi-national organisations.
Consulting background with Masters in Industrial Economics and Organizational Project Management focused on the telecom and energy sectors.
Entrepreneurial leader with +20 years experience in running businesses and international sales organisations across financial services and media/advertising.
Professional background in partnership management, business development, and innovation within Telecom, Media and Financial Services. Helping tech startups to scale globally.
BSc in Business and Management and prospective Msc in Marketing.
Experienced transformation leader and seasoned telecoms-, media-, and technology executive. Versatile, creative change maker and business builder. Currently Director Commercial Operations and Executive Committee Member at Vodafone Germany.
Financial and Data analyst. MSc in Corporate Finance.
BSc in International Business and prospective MA in International Management and Leadership with background in Administration and Project Management.
Professional with work experience from three continents and a strong experience in digital and event marketing.
Professional with more than 20 years of experience in Telecom industry in the areas of strategy, business development and innovation.
Professional with experience in international partnerships and an interest in fostering connections.
Seasoned business leader with significant experience in both B2B and B2C business transformation and a passion in telecom technology, fintech, digital transformation, IoT, AI, and many other areas of innovation.
More than 15 years of B2B experience in marketing, innovation and business management. Strong drive for entrepreneurship and networking.
Professional with more than 20 years of experience in Telecom in the areas of strategy, business development and innovation.
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management with background in Business Development
Professional with relevant experience in the areas of international management and innovation, helping startups to accelerate their growth worldwide.
BSc in Management and prospective MSc in Marketing with experience in EdTech and project management.
Professional with an Economics background and experience in data analysis, focused on the development of automation tools to improve efficiency in organizations.
We set the highest expectations in ourselves and
adhere to a distinct set of values in our everyday work.
Bring a can-do attitude,
be curious and
An environment of trust, empowerment and appreciation of diversity.
We respect and support each other to grow individually and as a team.
We enjoy the ride,
work hard and
jointly celebrate success.
Our network of Match-Makers based across
the globe provides industry expertise and
access to the world's largest corporations.
Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Consultant, recognized Startup Expert, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor, who helps big Corporations launch new products and services using Lean Startup Methodology and Mentorship.
40+ years advising, challenging and coaching C-Level telecom-industry executives.
Senior business developer with technical skills and knowledge in the financial services sector.
International Business Development Specialist in ICT/IoT
Seasoned digital media executive with a 20+ year track record of success formulating strategy and driving development of commercial ventures that reach new markets and generate exceptional profitability.
IT professional with 20+ years of experience in consulting and IT.
Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and serial CxO executive.
Well experienced executive bringing 30+ years of experience in construction and telecom through having held various leading positions in Bouygues Group (Telco + Construction) as well as being a Member of the EU Mission Board for climate neutral smart cities.
25 years of experience as an executive, especially in building and growing businesses. Proven track record in developing "game changer" business models and implementing them in new business as well as in developing and implementing growth strategies. Industry experience in e-commerce, ICT, media, financial services and technology.
Senior business developer with technical skills and knowledge in business administration, advertising and marketing.
Passionate professional with more than 15 years of experience in business development, sales and digital media, having worked for large media corporations as well as startups.
25 years of experience in board-level top executive positions, management consulting and project management, of which 18 years in telecommunications.
20+ years of experience in business transformation from roles in consulting, corporates & startups.
Experience in innovation, business development, digital advertising and media.
25+ years experience in media, advertising, communication and publishing. Expert for digitalization & business development. Various C-level positions in international media companies.
International Telecom Consultant and founder partner of ailanthus advance. Extensive business development and sales expertise in several areas, covering Spanish and Portuguese telecoms, utilities and eco-system. Expanding now to Iberoamerica.
Leader with a track record of finding the right solutions to complex market challenges while building new commercial opportunities. Has held various leading positions incl. Head of Strategy and Innovation at GSMA organization representing more than 1,200 players in the telecom and technology ecosystem.
General Manager International | Central and Eastern Europe Proven business leader with exceptional results in profit growth, sales and market share increase and organizational performance enhancement.
Experienced strategy consultant and entrepreneur.
Energy-industry senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in large corporations such as RWE, Innogy (20 billion IPO), Bertelsmann, and thyssenkrupp.
Experienced manager and advisor in the telecom industry with a global reach. Stipe's background spans 20+ years on multiple continents, advising leading global TMT companies and Private Equity funds throughout Europe, Middle East, North Africa, and the Americas.
Experienced in telco, namely in business intelligence, data monetization (former CDO of Orange Poland) and B2C strategy. Passionate about digital & mobile technology.
Telco executive and skilled professional with strong experience in sales and innovation; has years of experience in large corporations such as Turkcell, Vodafone and Enocta.
Senior Banking Professional with more than 20 years in Digital Banking and Payments area, focused on Strategy, Business Development and Sales of new and innovative services. Has directed services in Cards, ePayments, Merchant Acquiring (POS/eCommerce), ATM, Payment Kiosks. With experience that surpasses the whole value payments chain, always focuses on researching the proper business models and strategies to assure high growth and sustainable returns.
Strategic thinking professional with comprehensive experience leading major business functions across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America.
Seasoned professional with experience in major global companies in management consulting, talent management and executive search.
Digital Transformation I Product Development I Telecommunication. Angel is an executive level telco and digital professional with >20 years of experience on international level in Europe and Middle East having held various leading position at companies like Ooredoo Qatar, A1 and Neterra Telecommunications.
Senior manager with over 15 years’ experience delivering successful results in Telco, IT, Banking, and Gaming.
Digital professional with +15 years of experience in media production and monetization. Strategic and operational experience along the whole media value chain.
20+ years of experience in telco industry, consulting and top-level management positions.
25 years experience in media and marketing, including senior executive roles.
Seasoned telecoms and media executive. Technology/Digital Connoisseur. Green Business/Sustainable Development Advisor.
Over 25 years of managerial experience and a professional track record within the mobile industry.
Passion for driving bottom-line by aligning objectives, resources and budget between innovative scale-ups and corporates. Critical thinker with a cultivated academic ethos of an evidence-based approach to business, inspired by neuropsychological research.
Senior executive and entrepreneur with 25+ years experience in TIME (Telecommunications, Informatics, Media and Electronics) industries.
Internationally experienced manager with +20 years of experience in sales, sales management, and marketing of high-technology industrial investment goods and industrial services incl. IoT and cloud services. Also highly experienced in managing high-technology SMEs and working in a startup-world.
Experienced manager with a passion for technology and 20+ years of experience. Originally from Portugal, now based in Brussels with a European focus.
Senior executive with a proven track record of winning high levels of business within a competitive market place. Strong experience in a wide range of business contexts and industries, incl. Digital Transformation, ITC, Sales & Marketing, Consulting, B2B, and Startups.
Highly experienced top manager and strategic advisor in Information Technology and Financial Services industry with a strong business orientation, strategic leadership skills and a proven track record of delivering results.
12+ years experience mainly in the ICT industry with senior leadership roles in both industry and consulting, Italy and international; areas of expertise include M&A, partnership, strategy and business development, consulting, sales, portfolio management and talent development.
Over 25 years of experience in Strategic Consulting, Public Affairs, Campaigning, Change Communications, Litigation PR and Governmental Relations. President / member of numerous Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.
15 years of experience in research, finance, consulting, and business management.
Experienced consultant and executive in the telecommunications and technology industries. Led a great number of management consulting projects ranging from strategic plans and innovation to operational improvements. Recently launched a 5G service in the Middle East and was the CEO of Effortel in Spain and Portugal.
10+ years of experience in innovation development & strategic collaborations.
20 year+ experience in International Business, Management, Venture Building within large Corporates, Strategy, Brand and Marketing Planning and Execution.
Fintech professional and experienced leader in designing and leading transformation, skilled in envisioning innovative strategies and articulating actionable scenarios
Digital professional with over 20 years of Consulting and Senior Management experience. Worked mostly in Telecoms and Digital but also explored Energy and Insurance.
Executive level professional with 20 years of experience in sales and management holding leading positions in several high growth AI, SaaS and Telco companies
Leading role in developing an international trading company with global presence. Profound knowledge of M&A / divestment processes, strategy development and organisational optimisation.
20+ years of experience in product management, marketing, and key account development
Former investment banker, CFO, and corporate development director with over 20 years of senior experience in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sector with a strong focus on B2B operations.
Experienced General Manager with a strategic view and demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.
Dynamic and inspirational manager and executive with 25+ years of experience in global financial corporations. Proven records in driving sales, marketing management, channel and alliances management, diverse innovative product development, and portfolio management in top global companies.
Senior executive having held various leading roles like Chief Commercial/Revenue Officer and VP Strategy for multinational telecoms like Millicom in Latin America and Africa. Brings scaleup experience having worked as a Chief Commercial Officer for Upstream to accelerate the growth through market expansion and commercial revamp.
Telco professional with over 25 years of international C-level experience.
International financial sector executive with over 25 years of experience in financial services, deep knowledge of B2B business.
20+ years of experience in telecommunications, sales and business development.
24 years in ICT - thereof 15 years on C-level positions in IT and telco companies, 7 years as a Government Minister for ICT and 2 years as digital innovation adviser to governments, international organizations and companies.
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Telco Communications, Digital Transformation, Innovation and Start-ups.
Senior business developer, consultant and lecturer with a background in strategy and innovation.
Financial services professional. Helping insurers, brokers & MGAs to drive top line growth, improve customer experience, strengthen operational excellence and manage business transformations by delivering impact and results.
Seasoned (30+ years) consultant in the customer journey for Telco operators. Based in Buenos Aires - Argentina, serving clients in the whole Latin American region, USA and Spain. Career in large global Consulting firms such as PwC, EY and Capgemini. Since 2010, one of two founding partners in a Salesforce System Integrator firm.
Highly experienced telco professional with strong innovation and strategic background.
Highly experienced consultant and top-level manager with broad international exposure.
18 years management and business-, market-, innovation development experience with high process and organization development in international markets. Focus on Start-ups, Small & Medium Enterprise, as well as Lean Management in Corporate Enterprise.
15 years in IT and telecoms, digital and media business. Significant experience in developing new markets and establishing local partner channels.
Seasoned business development executive with a strong background in business partnering arrangements and in tech M&A. 30+ years of experience from leading positions in the services branch of the Ericsson Group, from CEO roles in leading technology consulting companies in Scandinavia, as well as from different scaleup ventures.
Senior innovation leader, business executive and coach with a passion for new technologies, business design & entrepreneurship.
Accomplished Product and Marketing leader with experience of building exceptional user-centric digital products.
Digital e-commerce platform initiator, multi-country product management & innovation, international commercial orchestrator of tangible new business development and customer experiences.
A digital expert with a deep understanding of the media industry and an outstanding strategic vision in cross-media business.
Technology executive with over 20 years of international experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial worlds.
Experienced Product/Business Development and Marketing Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the Banking and Asset Management Industries, landing innovative products and marketing strategies. Skilled in Management, Business Modeling, Commercial Strategy and Public Relations. Highly interested in any form of disruptive technology, innovation, fintech and musictech.
Experienced in startup-corporate engagement, match-making, corporate acceleration and innovation strategy in Austria, Germany and Ukraine.
Entrepreneur and Advisor in telecoms and mobility sectors.
30+ years in senior financial positions at major multinationals with successful track-record of achievements in local and international assignments. Wide range of experience in all areas of Finance and a deep knowledge of the banking system in several countries. As an entrepreneur, personally developed some family businesses in both farm and tourism industries.
Life and leadership coach and creative marketing executive with over 25 years experience.
Highly experienced in telecommunications, marketing and strategy consulting.
Hungarian-born professional with 20+ years of experience in FMCG and Telecom industries, with strong leadership, strategy and innovation skills.
International executive with over 20 years in Telecommunication, Information and Communications Technology Industry.
CX and Marketing strategist. Now acting as match maker between insurance startups and incumbent companies. 28 years experience in marketing and business development for European insurance companies with various kind of commercial networks
Board-level advisor to companies in the Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT) space.
Experienced in startup and digital consulting as well as several fields in communication, PR and marketing.
Corporate Advisor to Management boards on topics including Business development, Open banking, Innovation management, Fintech investments and collaboration, Blockchain deployment, AI adoption and Digital transformation.
24+ years of experience in the international telecommunications industry (mobile, fixed, cable) – thereof 17 years in executive leadership positions, including C-level, in mainly large corporates.
Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Strong entrepreneurship professional skilled in Negotiation, Banking, Electronic Payments, E-commerce, and Credit Cards.
Digital transformation expert with decades of telco experience and strong law and management background.
Entrepreneur dedicated to help other companies benefit from the Digital Economy.
Results-oriented executive specialized in Strategy, Organization and Corporate Finance with extensive experience within Europe and Middle East.
C-Level with 30 years of experience in international listed companies dedicated to digital transformation, organizational optimization, business development and innovation. Lecturer in the most prestigious French engineering schools and business schools. Angel investor and start-up / scale-up advisor.
40+ years experience in Telecom, Media and Technology sector in the areas of strategy, policies, regulatory & spectrum issues, innovation and communication.
Telecommunications business leader. Worked for multinational blue chip companies in developed and emerging markets.
Executive with background in general management, strategy, product management, consumer payments, and business model innovation. Cross-industry, cross-functional, and cross-border experience.
21+ years of experience in the international telecommunication industry with deep expertise in security and business steering. Focus on innovation management and strategy definitions, steering and implementation.
ICT professional with over 20 years of experience.
25+ years of experience in executive leadership roles in Telecoms and IT.
Telco executive with over 30 years of international experience in driving innovation and change in technology and in organizations.
FinTech and Tech enthusiast, start-up mentor, adviser, business angel, executive education coach and founder and host of the Voice of FinTech podcast. Furthermore, senior Corporate Finance and Strategy professional with a strong international profile and extensive experience in Financial Services.
25+ years of experience in sales, marketing & e-commerce related roles (from corporate executive to founder).
Executive with 20+ year multi-industry track record. Skilled team-builder with cross-cultural and cross-functional experience used to adapt to and integrate quickly into diverse cultures. Various leadership roles as director, manager and functional head. Expert in Merger&Integration, Transformation, Marketing, Brand Communication, Negotiation, Business Planning, E-commerce, HR and Communication.
Board and C-level leader with 30 years of commercial capital market experience with a particular focus on transformation, corporate innovation and restructuring in SME and large companies. Significant international roles include Group CFO, CEO, Chairman and Board member including NYSE listed company.