About The Speaker
Entrepreneur; Startup Board Member; European Angel Investor of the Year Brigitte is the Founder of efino and Go Beyond Early Stage Investing who enables individuals to learn, build and manage startup investment portfolios. In 2017, Brigitte was selected in EY’s European Winning Women Entrepreneur program. Brigitte is a Business Angel since 2003 and received The European Investor of the Year award in 2015. Since 2016, Brigitte is listed in Europe’s TOP 50 most influential women in the startup and venture capital space and Top Women in FinTech. Brigitte is President Emeritus of EBAN, the European trade association for Business Angels and Seed Funds www.eban.org and past Member of the Board of CTI Start Up now www.Innosuisse,ch . Brigitte is Chair of Young Presidents Organization’s www.ypowpo.org (28k CEOs) global Deal Network (9k members). Brigitte has worked in the area of Intrapreneurship and Corporate Venturing with corporations such as Cisco, La Baloise, BNP Paribas and British Telecom. Brigitte was herself an intrapreneur at American Express and her corporate incubator was the subject of a Harvard Business School case study.