Finance & Administration
Dirk Weyel (Chairman)
Dirk Weyel is a serial entrepreneur with long-term experience in the games industry. He co-founded Frogster Interactive and turned the company into a leading online games publisher in Europe until he exited it to a competitor in 2011.
With Stryking Entertainment, Dirk develops and operates a modern and fast-paced fantasy football (soccer) platform which creates genuine interaction opportunities for fans, stars and brands.
Dirk is also a business angel and advisor to start-ups as well as board member in games companies and marketing agencies.
Chris Deering is best known for his role as CEO of PlayStation Europe from launch through its first decade, during which he also headed Sony's Electronics Division in Europe for 2 years before moving into new tech/entertainment ventures, Chris has over 30 years experience in managing International film, TV, games and consumer brand businesses. He also worked with McKinsey&Co after receiving a MBA from Harvard Business School.
Achim Lederle, Managing Partner of Quantum Partners, has been an investor, supervisory board member and adviser to national and international companies for over 20 years. He represents the largest investor at European Games Group AG, Omnes Capital. He has focused on the trade, internet, software and electronics sectors, and has helped companies from their initial founding to their merger and acquisition and IPO.
Stephan Wirries works as an investor with Ventech Capital in the European markets since 2012. Beside working on core investments for our funds with companies such as Picanova, Speexx or European Games Group, he is also managing seed investments like CrossEngage, Crobox, and Realbest.