Startup Nights 2023

2–3 Nov 2023 | Winterthur, Switzerland

Mershad Javan

Co-Founder / CEO | Privilege Ventures

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About me

Entrepreneur and global executive with over twenty years of progressive experience in media, entertainment, and consumer service industries, including private startups and mid-size to large public companies.

Successfully positioned two companies for considerable exits both as a founding CEO and hired C-level operator. Also served as a Venture Partner with top-tier venture capital firms in California and Zurich (currently a venture partner at Privilege Ventures in Zurich).

Former songwriter signed to major labels and publishing companies before transitioning into executive roles.

Originally from California, now operating out of Zurich.

Are you hiring at the moment?


Are you looking for funding at the moment?


What finance stage are you at?

Series B

Speaker sessions (1)

Thursday, 2 November 2023

16:30 - 17:00

The Reality of the Entrepreneurship Rollercoaster: Managing the Highs and Lows

Main Stage "Unicorn" (Hall 1)
Panel Discussion