Panel discussion: How to invest in Startups
Carsten Koerl, Alexander White, Cyrus Soroush, Alexander Fink, Johann Hansi Hansmann
The recipe for investing in successful companies, what keeps investors and entrepreneurs awake at night, advice for young entrepreneurs who are looking for funding, changes in business models, what investors and Business Angels are looking for when investing in a Startup… are some of the subjects discussed at Foro Zagaleta 2018 during the “How to invest in Startups” panel discussion.
International experts discussed investments in startups at Zagaleta in Marbella (Malaga), along with the figure of the entrepreneur that was represented by a selection of professionals leading new businesses. Together with super angels James Breiding of Naissance Capital and Hansi Hansmann, Carsten Koerl, founder and CEO at Sportradar, footwear designer Alexander White, entrepreneur Cyrus Soroush and Alexander Fink, Head of Investor Relations at British Pearl went over their experiences and trajectories. Everyone on the panel agreed that you need to be passionate and risk more than others, and also warned that “you must be prepared to lose everything”.