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How it works

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Accelerate your startup with support from our team and interact with other entrepreneurs, industry experts and professional investors. Dreamstake will ensure that your startup is ready for investment and introduce you to the right source of funding
Discover Europe’s hottest tech startup opportunities, meet other investors and build a successful funding round. Dreamstake provide access to highly curated deal flow.

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Our team

Paul Dowling - CEO
Paul has a network of over 10,000 start-up and investor contacts. He is a regular speaker at international start-up events. Paul has over twenty years working in strategic business development for tech giants such as Oracle, Sapient, Vodafone and Wipro. He has worked as a management consultant for Cap Gemini, launched three startups and has an MBA from Kingston University.
Marina Atarova - CMO
Marina has been at the centre of the London start-up scene for several years. She is a regular presenter at Google Campus where she has been running Dreamstake Academy for start-ups. Marina also has a strong knowledge of early stage funding. Prior to Dreamstake Marina was involved in online marketing for companies including Daimler Benz.
Nacer IdrissiCOO/CFO
Nacer founded Bolt Markets in 2011. It is now one of the main brokerage houses in the Exotic Derivatives space. During the financial turmoil of 2008-2010, he was in charge among other things in unwinding large portfolios of transactions to help banks reduce the risk exposure at the exotics broking desk he built at Louis Capital Markets. He has experience in trading from Rabobank International where he was in charge of single stock equity derivatives and prior to that structuring at Societe Generale.
Ralph Stenzel - CTO
Ralph has a wealth of experience having held positions at film discovery platform FilmDoo, online property start-ups Yulpa and PropertyTribes, dating start-up Wink’d, film education platform Quickclass, and was also Head of Program Management for Shopitize. Prior to this he was leading technology teams and projects at Deloitte, Siemens and Lexis-Nexis (Reed Elsevier). Ralph can also be found as Berlin Startup Weekend mentor, hackathon judge and tutor.