Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund
Tobias Bauer is a Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier startups. He is a Startup Mentor for 500 Startups, APX, PlugAndPlay, NUMA New York, Alchemist Accelerator, and a Venture Partner of Republic.
Tobi worked on the investment team of Chinaccelerator, one of the global elite accelerator programs operated by the venture fund SOSV with $1.1B+ AUM.
Furthermore, he worked for the German Government in Thailand where he co-organized the NSTF, a career fair with 1.1M visitors, in order to enable students to build their professional career. In the past, he has lived in 9 different countries across 15 cities and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and German.
Tobias holds a MSc. in Management + CEMS Master’s in International Management with Distinction from National University of Singapore and Tsinghua University (清华大学) and a Bachelor’s in Management and Law with Distinction from Management Center Innsbruck and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics.
MENA – The next crypto hub?
MENA and especially Dubai has developed into a hub for web3 with more and more founders, investors and though leaders calling the region their home. With the favourable approach of the government the abundance of capital in the region the panel will elaborate on how the region should move forward to attract more quality founders and further nurture its reputation for web3.