Field of ActivityFinance, strategy, online casino operation, iGaming market, gambling regulation, CRM, innovation
BioAs CSO of the Stadtcasino Baden Group, he has successfully launched and managed the group’s online casino jackpots.ch. Marcel also sits on the BoD of Gamanza, an iGaming technology provider offering a player account platform for regulated markets as well as a real-time CRM, proprietary casino games and sportsbook products. Prior to his current function he acted as the CFO of the group and worked 11 year at PwC between Zürich and Las Vegas. Marcel holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a U.S. certified public accountant.
Field of activityLeadership, strategy development, exponential technologies, AI, cybersecurity, video game development, iGaming
BioMichael Böni is CEO of the Stadtcasino Baden Group as well as CEO of the Grand Casino Baden. He also serves as vice chairman for Gamanza Group AG, Casino Davos AG and as chairman of Parkhaus Stadtcasino AG.
Prior to his current role he was a serial entrepreneur, active in a variety of business sectors, including AI, social network analysis, medical technology and chemical engineering. Michael holds degrees in business administration and business informatics and conducted advanced studies in computer science.
Field of activityiGaming, blockchain, data, Web3, venture capital, video game development
BioNext to his experience in the (i)Gaming sector, Hubertus brings his valuable experience from Enabling future’s diverse backgrounds in blockchain, data, enterprise technology, and consumer goods. He also serves as Charmain and Partner for Ghaf Capital Partners, U.A.E’s first locally managed blockchain / Web 3 venture capital private firmHubertus was also Delegate of the Board of Directors of Casinos Austria (Swiss) AG from 2001 to 2012 and holds an MBA from The Open Univesity.
Field of activityOnline Gaming, mobile social, Sensor Tech and Biotech, data science
BioEberhard has several decades of experience as founder and leader in the (i)Gaming space, and he is now leading Golden Whale Productions, mastering data science for the Gaming industry while offering scientific models for process automation to improve customer experience and retention.Eberhard was also founder and CEO of Greentube from start to the successful sale of the group and holds a PhD in biotechnology.
Field of activityDigital Transformation, Startup Economy, Venture Capital, Online Marketplaces, Direct-to-consumer Commerce
BioThomas is the co-founder and partner at Marcau Partners, an investment advisory company providing “Venture Capital as a Service” to entrepreneurial investors (marcau.vc). This includes for example the development and expansion of the startup portfolio of Ringier Digital Ventures. Since 2018 he also is a board member of Stadtcasino/Grandcasino Baden AG.
Thomas was CEO of Ringier Digital and a member of the Executive Board of Ringier Group from 2012 to 2017. He has more than 20 years of experience in digital transformation projects (e.g. Bertelsmann, Hubert Burda Media).
Field of activityVenture Capital, Start-up operations, Start-up finance, Gaming, Web3, PropTech, FinTech, HrTech
BioWith a background in engineering, Andrea is an Investment Advisor for Innovation21, bringing his knowledge of the startup environment both as an operator and as venture builder. Prior to joining us, Andrea was part of the initial team of StartupGym, an Italian venture studio, where he co-founded ventures in the FinTech, HrTech and B2B Marketplaces spaces. His passion and his experience with startups were born during his journey with Casavo, one of the biggest PropTech in Europe, where he served as Investment Valuation Manager.