2what we doWe are a change-oriented European investment and advisory firm helping innovative technology, media, and telecom companies develop disruptive technologies with funding and management services.
3who we are - highly complementary team Parm Sandhu - ChairmanNon-Exec director of Eircom and CME and C-suite mentor with Merryck & CoFormerly CEO of Unitymedia until 2010 when business was sold to Liberty Global for 3.5 B€Industry background in Cable TV, Broadband, Network Infrastructure, M&A, Finance & MarketingEntrepreneursIndustry ExecutivesErwin van DommelenFormerly CEO of EventIS until sale to SeaChange in for $50mFormer President of SeaChange Software, senior roles in KPMG and PhilipsIndustry background in Cable, IPTV, Broadband, PayTV, ICT and SoftwarePascal DormalFormerly CEO of Numericable BeLux, VP at Telenet & Numericable France/Altice; McKinseyOrchestrated PE acquisition of Numericable BeLuxIndustry Background in Cable, Telecom, Content & OTT, PayTVMaik EmmermannFormerly CMO/CSO of Telecolumbus and SVP, Marketing & Product Management at UnitymediaPreviously Managing Director of Tiscali Network GmbHStrategy, Marketing, Sales, Content, Internet, Telephony, Mobile, Cable, Pay TV and E-commerceHarry KoiterCo-founder of EventISFormerly VP Business Development in SeaChange, KPMG and PhilipsIndustry background in Software, Internet and CablePaul de Bot – Investment Strategy and Fund ManagementFormerly Chief Strategy Officer of Philips Digital Networks and senior executive with SeaChange and NXPWide range of M&A experience with over 40 successfully completed dealsIndustry background in Digital Media, STB, System Security, Internet & Mobile
4our focusearly stage startups with first turnover and proven revenues modeldisruptive business model and technologypotential for growth and internationalisation with their technology, product and marketentrepreneurial driveheadquartered in or focused on BeNeLux or DACHwe exclusively invest in the TMT sector, where we truly can add value and support with hands-on management
5ready for venture capital? Deal GenerationScreeningInvestment AnalysisPortfolio ConstructionFind a suiting investor - Be prepared - EngageThe investor should add value to your company with relevant experience and networkAre interests aligned? Exit planned in three to five years?target the right investorExpress clearly your value proposition, revenue pipeline, real customers and financialsKnow your skill gaps and discuss how to mitigate themimpress with your pitchHave a realistic view on timingUnderstand legal terms like liquidation preference and anti-dilutionRaise issues earlyunderstand the process
6Pascal Dormal managing partner email@example.com create value. contactPascal Dormalmanaging partnerFind out more about getting VC ready merapar.comcreate value.