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NOAH13 London Conference Review

  1. 1. NOAH Conference 2013 Review & Impressions 13-14 November 2013 - Old Billingsgate, London
  2. 2. 1 Overview of the NOAH Conference 2013  NOAH ‘13 took place on 13/14 November 2013 at Old Billingsgate in London  Fantastic line-up of 145 speakers from 20 countries in keynotes, presentations, fireside chats and panels on 3 stages  111 CEO company presentations, over 800 CEOs joining  1,614 attendees from over 50 countries – 46% from Internet companies, 24% from investors, 29% from corporates and 1% press representatives  Seven Ventures Pitch Day / 7 startups pitch for €7m in TV and media  AlphaSights Ibiza party with 1,000+ guests at a fully transformed Old Billingsgate  Extremely positive feedback from numerous attendees, in the press and on Twitter  The NOAH Conference is Europe’s leading annual Internet business conference taking place once a year in London, focused on top management from Internet start-ups to global media companies as well as senior investment professionals  NOAH’s goal is to create a marketplace for the European Internet eco-system to discuss key trends, generate business and facilitate investment transactions  Over the past 4 years numerous high-profile speakers presented at NOAH, including over 100 CEOs at each event  The NOAH Conference was founded in 2009 and is organised by NOAH Advisors, a corporate finance boutique focused on European Internet M&A Europe’s #1 Business Conference for Internet Industry Leaders Move to Old Billingsgate 600 650 1,142 1,354 1,614 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 33% 30% 5% 5% 4% 3% 3% 2% 2% 1% 13% Germany United Kingdom United States Spain Switzerland Turkey France Netherlands Sweden Russia Other 46% 24% 29% 1% Internet Investors Corporate Press Introduction NOAH13 Overview Conference Sponsors 2013 Attendance 2009 - 2013 Attendees by Type Attendees by Country
  3. 3. Companies at the NOAH Conference 2 Well over 1,000 companies represented at NOAH 2013
  4. 4. The NOAH Speaker Dinner 3 The opening event for speakers and partners with 150 guests
  5. 5. 4 NOAH 2013 Venue & Networking Great weather, good ambiance and fantastic networking
  6. 6. 5 The AlphaSights Ibiza Party 2013 AlphaSights sponsored a memorable Ibiza party at fully transformed Old Billingsgate
  7. 7. 6 Main Stage Program
  8. 8. 7 Main Stage Speakers Marco Rodzynek Dr. Klaus Hommels Philipp Freise Fabrice Grinda Dr. Martin Enderle Rolv Erik Ryssdal Andrea Piccioni Yusuf Azoz Claire Enders Dr. Thomas Hesse Dr. Christian Wegner Mark Read John LoGioco Oliver Slipper Luca Ascani Clare Johnston Jacob de Geer Nilesh Pandya Peter Fredell Jane Zavalishina Gonzalo Martín-Villa Peña Simon Devonshire Baojia Pan Alex Shevelenko Michael Altendorf Mayer Reich Mayer ReichMarcus Tober Eric Eichmann Pierre Chappaz Benny Arbel 145 speakers (including 111 CEOs) from 20 countries on 3 stages...
  9. 9. 8 Main Stage Speakers (cont’d) Kai Henniges Alberto Genovese Chris Öhlund Nevzat Aydin Ezequiel Vidra Carl Shepherd Martin Ott Jonathan Milner Ralf Kindermann Alexander Zacke Oskar Hartmann Luis Gutierrez Richard Firminger Stefan Glänzer Chris Cunningham Lucy Greggains Oren Levy Julia Bösch Ron Daniel Barry O’Dowd Ning Li Stan Laurent Lucas Carne Thierry Petit Demet Mutlu Oliver Samwer Dr. Oliver Mauss Alex Puregger Daniel Callaghan Glenn Fogel …representing some of Europe’s largest and most exciting companies…
  10. 10. Main Stage Speakers (cont’d) 9 Johannes Reck Arnaud Bertrand Murray Hennessy Nicolas Brusson Axel Schmiegelow Chris Morton Scott Olechowski Daniel Klein Carl Waldekranz Niklas Östberg Oleg Tscheltzoff Dmitry Alimov Maelle Gavet Roman Simonov Harry Nelis Tim Merel Rina Onur Jan Miczaika Misha Lyalin Vicenc Marti Khaled Helioui Tung Nguyen-Khac Jose Marin Jérôme Glozbach de Cabarrus Thomas Offner Christophe Maire Philippe Botteri Rainer Maerkle Bernhard NiesnerBrent Hoberman … in 56 main stage company presentations, 10 keynotes, 5 panel discussions and 6 fireside chats
  11. 11. New in 2013: Pitch & Workshop Stages 10 The new stages for 14 workshops and 29 company pitches were well received Workshops Company Presentations
  12. 12. Highlight: The SevenVentures Pitch Day 11 Michael Kent CEO • Online social money transfer Hannes Jagerhofer CEO • Private logistics Jascha Chong Luna CEO • Online reglazing shop Anshuman Bapna CEO • Itinerary & journey planning Anna Alex Co-CEO • Curated menswear fashion Christian Deilmann, CEO Leopold Bismarck, CMO • Smart heating Johannes Reck CEO • Marketplace for travel- related activities Runners Up • Philipp Freise (Partner, KKR) • Christophe Maire (Business Angel) • Philippe Botteri (Principal, Accel Partners) • Rainer Maerkle (Partner, Holtzbrinck Ventures) • Brent Hoberman (Partner, profounders Capital) • Fabrice Grinda (Entrepreneur and Investor) The Jury The Winners For the second time, 7 start-ups competed for €7m TV ad budgets
  13. 13. Feedback Received 12 A small selection of the many congratulatory emails we received after the event “Great conference, worth every minute of my time. Well done.” Nikolai Ahrens, Managing Partner, FFC Fincoord "Thank you for the great conference!! It was really cool and is getting bigger!“ Michael Altendorf, CEO, Adtelligence “A big thank you to @MarcoRodzynek and the team of #NOAH for a great conference. It was exhausting and awesome!” Peter Ambrozy, CEO, Edelight “Thanks for another great edition of NOAH. Great speakers and crowd, and iZettle got plenty out of it!” Clara Armand-Delille, PR Manager,iZettle “What a fantastic event NOAH have created. I was bubbling with superlatives when there and now afterwards.” Johan Bengtsson, CEO, JamesEdition “You did a sterling job comparing the NOAH conference. Well done on the ambition and delivery.” Neil Blackley, Director, numerous firms “Congrats on NOAH. Great conference with top- notch investors and entrepreneurs.” Nicolas Brusson, CEO, BlaBlaCar “I’d like to congratulate you and the team for the event. The interview with Oliver was the top spot ;-)” Javier Cebrian, Bonsai Venture Capital “Congratulations for the organization of a great event, it's hard but it gets better every year.” Iñaki Ecenarro, CEO, Trovit “Congrats for another outstanding conference. It gets better all the time. I don't know a single person who didn't think it was wonderful! Looking forward to the next one!” Glenn Fogel, Head of CorpDev, Priceline “Thank you for the really great event! Was first class organized and presenters were top notch. “ Jérôme Glozbach de Cabarrus, CEO, Hoccer “I must say, you guys put on one of the best conferences I’ve ever been to.” Luis Gutierrez, Director BizDev, AppAnnie “You did a fantastic job with the conference. Very relevant and important event.” Oskar Hartmann, CEO, KupiVIP "You have built an incredible event. It was a great privilege to be here and to be ableto speak. “ Kai Henniges, CEO, Viewster "That was a really great conference! Congratulations to the many good players, I had very productive conversations. Well done! “ Thomas Hesse, MoB, Bertelsmann “My compliments for a great event – well done.“ Klaus Hommels, CEO, Lake Star “Thank you so much Marco and team! We really enjoyed the conference and thought you did an amazing job.” Clare Johnston, Co-CEO, The Up Group “Great conference – high density – great program – lots of valuable talks. Just great - go ahead – see you next year.” Ralf Kindermann, COO, Internetstores “Congratulations on the Noah conference. I was at […] a few weeks ago, and one cannot even compare the difference in quality. Noah has definitely established itself as “the one and only.” Olya Klüppel, ESO Advisors AG “It was a great couple of days. The quality of the speakers was fantastic and the themes discussed were extremely relevant.” David McGovern, Exponent PE “Fantastic event.” Nazo Moosa, Managing Partner, C5 Capital “What a great event and superb organisation behind it.” Barry O'Dowd, VP, IDA Ireland “Thanks for arranging the speaker slot (and for having the best conference in Europe)” Niklas Östberg, CEO, Delivery Hero “Congratulations for NOAH 2013!” Marcel Reichart, EVP Digital, Bertelsmann “I am going to NOAH as it is a very good conference, it is a business conference.“ Oliver Samwer, CEO, European Founders “Congratulations for the best Noah yet and thank you for the great work.“ Alexander Schwarz, Co-Founder, Softonic “You guys did it again - outstanding conference on every level. You just keep raising the bar! It was so well thought through, the speakers and attendees were world-class, and the organisation was quite brilliant. Congratulations again on an inspirational event.” Robert Swerling, Co-CEO, The Up Group “A big thank you and congrats to Marco Rodzynek and the team of NOAH for a fantastic conference again this year.” Stephan Uhrenbacher, CEO, 9flats “Thnx for the great conference this year – you have built up quite an institution there! (yours is the only conference I attend)” Michał Wrodarczyk President, FRU.PL “Well done, I got a nice impression, met good and interesting people.” Marc von Waldkirch, KRW Capital
  14. 14. 13 Post-Conference Attendee Survey Positive feedback throughout from the press and from attendees Question Average Rating: 1 (Poor) – 5 (Very Good) How satisfied were you with your visit to NOAH ‘13? 4.08 How likely are you to return next year? (12-13 Nov 2014) 4.03 How well were your expectations met on the business side? 3.65 Rate the quality/seniority of audience 4.23 Average rating for quality of sessions (main, pitch, workshop) 3.50 Average rating for logistics, organisation, food/drink, Wi-Fi 3.86  All NOAH Conference attendees invited to participate  Results based on 304 responses to date
  15. 15. Sponsors & Partners 2013 14 Event Sponsors Event Partners Media Partners We thank all our event sponsors and partners for their trust and support
  16. 16. Unique Industry Know-How Strong Investment Banking Competence Unmatched Network and Relationships Full Commitment - We Are Entrepreneurs!  100% focused on Internet companies, covering over 25 sub-verticals - 20+ years coverage of leading European Internet and investors  Deep understanding of industry dynamics  Ability to add value beyond banking advice - Facilitates overall process and minimizes management distraction  The NOAH team has 20+ years of media investment banking experience - Routine execution of M&A and financing transactions with sizes of several billion euros  The team has been working together closely for 10 years (including 6 years at Lehman Brothers)  16 successfully completed NOAH Advisors transactions underline successful transfer of competencies to the Internet sector  NOAH Advisors is globally very well connected and has direct access to virtually all key players in the industry - Knowledge of and strong relationships with potential buyers’ key decision makers - Coverage of over 200 companies and 4,000 individuals - Proactively finds and unlocks attractive investment opportunities for leading investors (e.g. Bigpoint)  Annual NOAH Conference  The NOAH team are entrepreneurs and focused on growing the business and establishing a reputation for excellence  Full commitment to deliver top quality results in short time frames  Highly success-based compensation structures align interests of clients and NOAH Advisors, and demonstrate conviction to deliver top results NOAH Advisors - Europe’s Leading Internet Corporate Finance Boutique Senior Team Selected Completed NOAH Transactions 15 April 2011 have acquired a majority stake in for $350m from Exclusive Advisor to Summit Partners and TA Associates April 2011 Advisor to Yatego Sale of a majority stake in to December 2009 Advisor to Softonic Partial sale of to Valuing Softonic at €175m July 2011 Advisor to EnGrande Sale of a majority stake in to November 2011 Sale of a majority stake in to Quants Financial Services AG Exclusive Financial Advisor to grupfoni and its Shareholders April 2012 Sale of a 100%-stake in to Financial Advisor to Toprural and its Shareholders May 2012 150 million growth equity investment from for a 50% stake alongside Fotolia’s Founders and Additional $150 million senior debt financing Total $300 million investment Financial Advisor to Fotolia and its Shareholders February 2013 Exclusive Financial Advisor to Softonic and its shareholders Growth equity investment from for a 30% stake alongside Softonic’s Founders and Angel Investors at a valuation of €275m The Hosts - NOAH Advisors Leading corporate finance boutique focused on the European Internet sector Marco Rodzynek Managing Director and Founder Contact Details Jan Brandes Director Contact Details