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LPEA Insights Conference | 28.10.2021 | Luxembourg | Parc Hotel Alvisse & Live Streaming

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Technology Disrupting Private Equity

Decentralised Finance (DeFi) and Blockchain

The Rising Exposure of LPs to Venture Capital

Impact Through VC: Making Money Responsibly


The LPEA Insights conference is tailored to bring together PE/VC investors and practitioners, with only GPs-LPs as speakers. The audience stems from Luxembourg and abroad. Book your seat and join us live! The conference will be streamed digitally if you prefer to participate online.

The attendance of the LPEA Insights Conference at Parc Hotel Alvisse is subject to the Covid-19 measures defined by the Government of Luxembourg and by any additional measures adopted by the Hotel. As of today, the measures in place require participants to present a valid Certificate upon arrival or to be subject to an onsite rapid test. The LPEA follows closely the sanitary measures in place and will inform you of any change which may impact your participation in the event.


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The LPEA Insights will take place in the premises of Parc Hotel Alvisse in the outskirts of Luxembourg City. The hotel can be quickly accessed from the City Centre by cab, car, bus or bike as well as from the Luxembourg airport which is located less than 15 minutes away. Free parking is available onsite.
Parc Hotel Alvisse, Route d’Echternach; L-1453 Luxembourg


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Claus Mansfeldt

SwanCap Investment Management

Chairman & Managing Director

Calista Rajaa Mekouar

Rajaa Mekouar

Calista Direct Investors

Founder & CEO

EQT Antoine Servais

Antoine Servais

EQT Fund Management

Portfolio Manager

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Pedro Antonio Arias

Sienna Capital


MGV Pascal Bouvier

Pascal Bouvier

MiddleGame Ventures

Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Gorka Gonzalez Bpifrance

Gorka Gonzalez


Retail Activity

Maya Zehavi

Maya Zehavi

Stealthy new venture

Founder & CEO

Youngjun Jang

Youngjun Jang

(former Samsung AM)

Global Equity Portfolio Manager

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Jerome Wittamer

Expon Capital

Managing Partner

Spire Theresa Condor

Theresa Condor

EVP and Board of Directors

Spire Global

John Holloway

John Holloway

Independent Director

Former PE Investments Director at the EIF

INSEAD Jasjit Singh

Jasjit Singh

INSEAD (Singapore)

The Paul Dubrule Chaired Professor of Sustainable Development

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Daniele Cardoso

Trois I


Pierre Marie Nowaczyk 2

Pierre Marie Nowaczyk

Blackrock/ eFront

Strategic Relationship Manager

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Solenne Niedercorn-Desouches

FinTech Specialist

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Junhaeng Lee

Streami/ GOPAX


LPEA Stephane Pesch

Stephane Pesch



Alexander Tkachenko


Managing Partner

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Michael Jackson

Volvo Cars

Non-Executive Director

Jean Diederich APSI

Jean Diederich




8.30   Registration & Breakfast

9.30   Welcome

Claus Mansfeldt, Chairman of LPEA
Stephane Pesch, CEO of LPEA

9.45   PANEL: Technology Disrupting Private Equity

Private Equity & Artifical Intelligence

From deal source to monitoring tool. How far can AI go into the investment teams’ work? Case Study on EQT’s Motherbrain AI tool.
Antoine Servais, GP Director, EQT Fund Management

eFront Advanced Research
How data is transforming the industry and ripping more value from excel sheets.
Pierre Marie
Nowaczyk, Strategic Relationship Manager, Blackrock

Showcase of PE Tech Tools
to be announced

10.45   KEYNOTE: Private Equity for Retail Investors

‘Retailisation’ of PE is on the way with Bpifrance Entreprise 1 (BE1) fund reserved for individuals.
Gorka Gonzalez, Responsible for Retail Activity, Bpifrance 

11.00  Coffee Break

11.30   PANEL: Decentralised Finance (DeFi) and Blockchain

DeFi Disruption
What is Decentralised Financed (DeFi) and practical applications; How LPs and GPs will be impacted;
Michael Jackson, Venture Capitalist

The genesis of new asset classes and tokenisation
Maya Zehavi, Stealthy New Venture (Israel)
Pascal Bouvier, Middle Game Ventures
Youngjun Jang, Global Equity Portfolio Manager
Jean Diederich, Chairman, APSI

The future of DeFi
Junhaeng Lee, CEO & Co-Founder, Gopax

12.15  Lunch

13.45   KEYNOTE

Direct secondaries in BtoB, big data, IOT, and ecommerce infrastructure

14.00   PANEL: The rising exposure of LPs to Venture Capital

LPs growing exposure to the asset class and why much of it is going to venture capital investments.

Rajaa Mekouar, Founder and CEO of Calista Direct Investors
Pedro Antonio Arias, CEO of Sienna Capital
John Holloway
, Venture Capital advisor
Daniele Cardoso, Founder of Trois I

15.00   KEYNOTE

Emerging FinTech including Data transformation and Distributed Ledger

15.15  Coffee Break

15.45   KEYNOTE

Spire, a journey of global impact
Teresa Condor, Executive Vice-President, Spire Global

16.00   PANEL: Impact Through VC – Making Money Responsibly

Impact VC investments without compromising returns. Is it within every VC reach?

Jasjit Singh, INSEAD (Singapore)
Jerome Wittamer, Expon Capital

17.00   Closing Speech

Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance

17.15   Closing Cocktail