Speaker of the Day

Learn how to convince an investor

Get first-hand advice at top investor Frank Thelen’s Masterclass at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week and secure the next funding for your startup

This investor is one of the most important voices in the German startup ecosystem: Known from the German version of TV show “Shark Tank”, followed by more than 280.000 people on LinkedIn and being a successful venture capitalist for twelve years - Frank Thelen. He has backed successful startups such as mytaxi, which was sold to Daimler in 2014, yfood and the flight taxi unicorn Lilium. 

Learn from Frank what he is looking for in a startup and pitch your idea at his Masterclass - in a group of only 10 participants. Get your ticket now and secure your spot! 

It is not always easy to find the right investors who believe in your idea and are willing to invest money in it. Frank Thelen shares exclusively at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week, how you can attract the right investor for your idea!

At this point Frank Thelen focuses especially in deep tech companies which he supports as the founder and CEO of Freigeist Capital, a venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage investments. The company was founded in 2017. 

Frank is also very outspoken about how to push for more innovation in Germany. He calls for an educational reform in Germany as well as for more courage and less fear when it comes to new technologies, a topic he also stresses in his current bestseller 10xDNA - The Mindset Of The Future.

Take your chance to be part of Frank’s Masterclass and join us at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week (Sept 27th to Oct 2nd)