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.
BSc in Management and MSc in Marketing with experience in EdTech and project management.
Financial and Data analyst. MSc in Corporate Finance.
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.
Professional background in partnership management, business development, and innovation within Telecom, Media and Financial Services. Helping tech startups to scale globally.
Professional with experience in international partnerships and an interest in fostering connections.
Professional with relevant experience in the areas of international management and innovation, helping startups to accelerate their growth worldwide.
Professional with more than 30 years experience as an Executive Assistant.
Entrepreneurial leader with +20 years experience in running businesses and international sales organisations across financial services and media/advertising.
BSc in International Business and prospective MA in International Management and Leadership with background in Administration and Project Management.
Senior business developer with technical skills and knowledge in the financial services sector.
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.
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.
BSc in Business and Management and MSc in Marketing.
Master in international management, strategy and leadership with experience in international marketing.
A professional with more than 15 years of cross-continental experience in various multi-national organisations.
Professional with work experience from three continents and a strong experience in digital and event marketing.
Professional with an Economics background and experience in data analysis, focused on the development of automation tools to improve efficiency in organizations.
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
BA In Economics and Finance with international experience in leadership, financial institutions and technology.
Professional with more than 20 years of experience in Telecom and Financial services in the areas of strategy, business development and innovation.
Erasmus Mundus master's in Global Studies with expertise in project management, enabling successful collaboration between scaleups and corporations.
Consulting background with Masters in Industrial Economics and Organizational Project Management focused on the telecom and energy sectors.
Professional with more than 20 years of experience in Telecom industry in the areas of strategy, business development and innovation.
More than 15 years of B2B experience in marketing, innovation and business management. Strong drive for entrepreneurship and networking.
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.
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.
Experienced General Manager with a strategic view and demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.
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.
Experienced in startup and digital consulting as well as several fields in communication, PR and marketing.
25+ years of experience in executive leadership roles in Telecoms and IT.
International Business Development Specialist in ICT/IoT
Telecommunications business leader. Worked for multinational blue chip companies in developed and emerging markets.
Digital professional with over 20 years of Consulting and Senior Management experience. Worked mostly in Telecoms and Digital but also explored Energy and Insurance.
15 years in IT and telecoms, digital and media business. Significant experience in developing new markets and establishing local partner channels.
25+ years experience in media, advertising, communication and publishing. Expert for digitalization & business development. Various C-level positions in international media companies.
International executive with over 20 years in Telecommunication, Information and Communications Technology Industry.
IT professional with 20+ years of experience in consulting and IT.
Senior innovation leader, business executive and coach with a passion for new technologies, business design & entrepreneurship.
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.
15 years of experience in research, finance, consulting, and business management.
Seasoned professional with experience in major global companies in management consulting, talent management and executive search.
Highly experienced telco professional with strong innovation and strategic background.
25 years of experience in board-level top executive positions, management consulting and project management, of which 18 years in telecommunications.
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.
20 year + background in Technology, Media, Telecom, and Fintech, having held several senior roles in Europe, Middle East, and Asia.
Digital e-commerce platform initiator, multi-country product management & innovation, international commercial orchestrator of tangible new business development and customer experiences.
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.
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.
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.
Energy-industry senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in large corporations such as RWE, Innogy (20 billion IPO), Bertelsmann, and thyssenkrupp.
Fintech professional and experienced leader in designing and leading transformation, skilled in envisioning innovative strategies and articulating actionable scenarios
Highly experienced in telecommunications, marketing and strategy consulting.
Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and serial CxO executive.
Senior business developer with technical skills and knowledge in the financial services sector.
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.
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.
Experience in innovation, business development, digital advertising and media.
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.
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.
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.
20+ years of experience in product management, marketing, and key account development
A digital expert with a deep understanding of the media industry and an outstanding strategic vision in cross-media business.
Senior executive and entrepreneur with 25+ years experience in TIME (Telecommunications, Informatics, Media and Electronics) industries.
Experienced in startup-corporate engagement, match-making, corporate acceleration and innovation strategy in Austria, Germany and Ukraine.
Senior business developer with technical skills and knowledge in business administration, advertising and marketing.
Hungarian-born professional with 20+ years of experience in FMCG and Telecom industries, with strong leadership, strategy and innovation skills.
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.
Executive level professional with 20 years of experience in sales and management holding leading positions in several high growth AI, SaaS and Telco companies
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.
Telco executive with over 30 years of international experience in driving innovation and change in technology and in organizations.
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.
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.
Digital transformation expert with decades of telco experience and strong law and management background.
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.
Experienced in telco, namely in business intelligence, data monetization (former CDO of Orange Poland) and B2C strategy. Passionate about digital & mobile technology.
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.
Life and leadership coach and creative marketing executive with over 25 years experience.
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.
25 years experience in media and marketing, including senior executive roles.
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.
ICT professional with over 20 years of experience.
Leading role in developing an international trading company with global presence. Profound knowledge of M&A / divestment processes, strategy development and organisational optimisation.
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.
Experienced manager with a passion for technology and 20+ years of experience. Originally from Portugal, now based in Brussels with a European focus.
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.
Strategic thinking professional with comprehensive experience leading major business functions across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America.
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.
Seasoned telecoms and media executive. Technology/Digital Connoisseur. Green Business/Sustainable Development Advisor.
Experienced Executive and Board Member in the High-Tech Industry based in Essen, Germany with a track record in working for large blue chips tech companies across the globe as well as transforming businesses for investors and shareholders.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Results-oriented executive specialized in Strategy, Organization and Corporate Finance with extensive experience within Europe and Middle East.
Entrepreneur and Advisor in telecoms and mobility sectors.
Digital professional with +15 years of experience in media production and monetization. Strategic and operational experience along the whole media value chain.
40+ years advising, challenging and coaching C-Level telecom-industry executives.
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.
Over 25 years of managerial experience and a professional track record within the mobile industry.
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.
Executive with background in general management, strategy, product management, consumer payments, and business model innovation. Cross-industry, cross-functional, and cross-border experience.
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.
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.
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.
40+ years experience in Telecom, Media and Technology sector in the areas of strategy, policies, regulatory & spectrum issues, innovation and communication.
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.
25+ years of experience in sales, marketing & e-commerce related roles (from corporate executive to founder).
Highly experienced consultant and top-level manager with broad international exposure.
20+ years of experience in telco industry, consulting and top-level management positions.
Accomplished Product and Marketing leader with experience of building exceptional user-centric digital products.
Senior business developer, consultant and lecturer with a background in strategy and innovation.
10+ years of experience in innovation development & strategic collaborations.
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.
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.
Senior manager with over 15 years’ experience delivering successful results in Telco, IT, Banking, and Gaming.
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.
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.
Technology executive with over 20 years of international experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial worlds.
20+ years of experience in business transformation from roles in consulting, corporates & startups.
Entrepreneur dedicated to help other companies benefit from the Digital Economy.
20 year+ experience in International Business, Management, Venture Building within large Corporates, Strategy, Brand and Marketing Planning and Execution.
Experienced strategy consultant and entrepreneur.
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.