Startup Nights 2023

2–3 Nov 2023 | Winterthur, Switzerland

Friday, 3 November 2023 | 15:00 - 15:30

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: How Innovation is Changing the Game

Location:Main Stage "Unicorn" (Hall 1)
Panel Discussion
255 participants

The speakers of this panel are:

Benno Burkhardt has been a manager and serial entrepreneur in the digital industry for over 20 years. He got his start in the digital business during his 7-year tenure on the management board of Scout24. He then used this know-how to repeat the Scout24 success story several times for the Ringier Group in Eastern Europe and Asia. Afterwards, he was CEO at Gate24 and Publicitas, as well as Comparis. In 2014, he founded the company Aureum AG and was active as investor, start-up coach and speaker. In 2021, he joined Stash AG as co-owner and CEO.

Levent Künzi is co-founder and CEO at Properti. He has extensive experience in the real estate industry. Before founding Properti, he served as Managing Director of a major real estate brokerage in Switzerland, was Managing Director of the Austrian division of the company, and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the entire transnational group. Levent is a member of Swiss Real Estate Experts and the Forbes Real Estate Councils.

Jörg Sandrock is co-founder and CEO of neon, the first Swiss bank challenger. Prior to his career as an entrepreneur, the industrial engineer worked for more than 11 years at the consulting firm Strategy&, where he also met his three co-founders. Neon has raised investments of over CHF 35 million to date. Investors include TX Group, Roland Brack and Bettina Hein, among others. The smartphone app has already grown to over 175,000 customers since its launch in 2019.

Moderation of the panel:
Olya Klueppel, Partner at GP Bullhound

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