Entrepreneur First is excited to welcome Lukasz Gadowski, Co-founder of DeliveryHero & Circ, for a Fireside Chat at Factory Berlin. Lukas is one of Europe’s leading entrepreneurs, with making a billion euro exit on DeliveryHero and Circ having recently raised a round of 55 million EUR. He will discuss the process of building such startups from scratch and offer his opinion on how and why startups can have the capacity to be a useful alternative career path. Join us as we explore what it is like to craft and create the largest German Tech IPO.
5.30 – 5:50 pm: Doors open
5:50 – 6:00 pm: Welcome on stage
6:00 – 6:45 pm: Moderated talk with Lukasz Gadowski
6:45 – 7:00 pm: Open Q&A
7.00pm – 7.30pm: Drinks/Networking
About Lukasz Gadowski:
Lukasz studied Economics, computer science and economics at the University of Paderborn , the University of Mannheim , the Georgia Tech in Atlanta and the Leipzig Graduate School. During his studies in Leipzig Gadowski founded Spreadshirt in 2001, an online shop for individually printable textiles. In 2005, Gadowski co-founded the social network studiVZ , which was sold to Holtzbrinck in early 2007 for an estimated 85 million euros. In 2011, he co-founded DeliveryHero that now operates in 40+ countries internationally and partners with 250,000+ restaurants around the globe.
About Entrepreneur First:
Entrepreneur First has pioneered a new model for company creation. We bring extraordinary individuals together to meet co-founders, create companies, and get funding. We have helped 1000+ founders build 150+ companies, with a combined valuation of over $1.5 billion. Our latest Demo Day saw companies working in fields from new understandings of biology to the automation of large factories.
Our major exits to date include Magic Pony, led by Rob Bishop and Zehan Wang, which was acquired by Twitter for a reported $150m only 18 months after the Founders met on the EF programme.
EF is backed by Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn), Greylock Partners, Mosaic Ventures, Founders Fund, Lakestar Capital, and Deep Mind founders Demis Hassabis and Mustafa Suleyman.