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We gathered insights from over 50 people across sectors, across Europe

Alex Stubb

VP & Member of the Management Committee, European Investment Bank (EIB)

Andreas Saari

Co-Founder & CEO, Wave Ventures

Alastair Band

Co-Founder, Blockchain Beginners

Angus Maidment

Co-Founder, Blockchain Beginners

Antoine Bordes

Research Lead, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR)

Barnaby Hussey-Yeo

Co-Founder & CEO, Cleo

Benjamin Lickfett

Head of Technology & Innovation, Diageo

Ben Pugh

CEO, Farmdrop

Brent Hoberman

Executive Chairman; Founders Factory, Founders Forum, firstminute capital

Carolina Brochado

Partner, Atomico

Christian Faes

Co-Founder & CEO, LendInvest

Christopher Grew

Partner, Orrick

Dan Hynes

Partner & Head of Talent, Atomico

Daniel Wiegand

Co-Founder & CEO, Lilium Aviation

David Kelnar

Investment Director & Head of Research, MMC Ventures

Elina Berglund Scherwitzl

CTO & Co-Founder, Natural Cycles

Ella Goldner

Founding Partner & General Manager, Zinc VC

Erik Engellau-Nillson

CEO, Norrsken Foundation

Fleur Pellerin

CEO & Founder, Korelya Capital

George Danezis

Professor of Security and Privacy Engineering, University College London

Herman Narula

CEO, Improbable

Hiro Tamura

Partner, Atomico

Ian Rogers

Chief Digital Officer, LVMH

Ilkka Paananen

CEO & Co-Founder, Supercell

Jan Erik Solem

CEO & Co-Founder, Mapillary

Dr. Jeannette zu Fürstenberg

Managing Partner, La Famiglia

Jimmy Wales

Founder; Wikipedia, WikiTribune

José del Barrio

Founding Partner, Samaipata Ventures

José Neves

Founder & CEO, Farfetch

Juan Urdiales

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Jobandtalent

Jutta Steiner

Founder, Parity Technologies

Kati Levoranta

CEO, Rovio

Kristel Kruustük

Founder & CEO, Testlio

Lenard Koschwitz

Director for European Affairs, Allied for Startups

Luciana Lixandru

Partner, Accel

Mattias Ljungman

Partner, Atomico

Marianne Vikkula

CEO, Slush

Michael Collins

CEO, Invest Europe

Mounir Mahjoubi

French Secretary of State in charge of Digital Affairs

Neil Murray

Angel Investor, The Nordic Web

Nikhil Rathi

CEO, London Stock Exchange PLC

Niklas Zennström

CEO & Founding Partner, Atomico

Oscar Farres

Head of Unit, Investments Technology & Innovation, EIF

Remo Gerber

Chief Commercial Officer, Lilium Aviation

Reshma Sohoni

Founding Partner, Seedcamp

Ricky Tan


Robin Klein

General Partner, LocalGlobe

Romain Lavault

General Partner, Partech Ventures

Samuel Mueller

CEO and Co-Founder, Scandit

Sean Bave

General Manager, Stack Overflow Talent

Stefano Bernardi

General Partner at First Matter, Co-Founder of Token Economy

Stephen Lowery

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank UK

Timo Rein

Co-Founder, Pipedrive

Urska Srsen

CPO & Co-Founder, BellaBeat

Xavier Niel

Entrepreneur, Station F

Yannick Roux

General Partner at First Matter, Co-Founder of Token Economy

Yanqi Zhang

Co-Founder & COO, ofo

Ben Costantini

CEO, Startup Sesame