Digital & Technology

Marc Samwer speaks at the LMU

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The Internet Business Cluster e.V. (IBC) will present one of the important minds of the European Internet scene as part of the digital conference DLD Munich 18: Marc Samwer, CEO of Global Founders Capital, will be guest at the DLDCampus Lecture on January 22, 2018 at Maximilian University Munich (LMU). In addition to students, all other interested parties are invited to the free event. Together with his two brothers Oliver and Alexander, Marc Samwer is a leading German Internet entrepreneur and an investor behind startup success stories such as Zalando, Rocket Internet, Groupon, DeliveryHero and HelloFresh. He is the CEO of Global Founders Capital, an international investment fund that has raised over $ 1 billion to date and has invested heavily in technology startups.

The interview will be moderated by Stefan Winners, Digital Director at Hubert Burda Media. "With the DLDCampus Lecture at the LMU, we are creating a platform for the exchange between students and digital companies. The IBC is pursuing the goal of further strengthening Munich as a digital hub, promoting talent and promoting networking between industry and science,” explains Winners. "With Marc Samwer we have been able to win a real high-caliber speaker. The Samwer brothers are among the most successful German Internet entrepreneurs who have been investing their money and know-how in promising startups since the late 1990s. They've made big companies that everyone knows today."

Event information:

· Monday, January 22, 2018, 5pm
· LMU Munich, Professor-Huber-Platz 1, room W101 (signposted) · Admission is free.
· Afterwards, Hubert Burda Media, SapientRazorfish, HSE 24, Hoffmann Group and Messe München invite you to exchange and network.

With the format DLDCampus Lecture Burda opens its digital conference DLD for the ninth time for students. Speakers of past events included Airbnb founder and CTO Nathan Blecharczyk, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum, founder and marketing professor Scott Galloway, Skype founder Niklas Zennström, Angela Zäh of Facebook, Peter Thiel, Founders Fund and Co -Founder Paypal, and Spotify investor Sonali de Rycker.

About the IBC: The Internet Business Cluster is an association of the Internet and media companies Hubert Burda Media, SapientRazorfish, HSE 24, Hoffmann Group and Messe München with the LMU Munich and the University of Regensburg. An important aspect of the cooperation is to promote networking between companies and young talents. Here, the annual DLD Campus Lecture offers an ideal platform for exchange.