One Billion Minds continuing its mission to foster the spirit of innovation & entrepreneurship in India, invites innovators to present path breaking ideas to an international team of angel investors on October 21, 2009 at Kolkata

Date: October 21st 2009
Venue:  ITC Room, Bengal Chambers of Commerce, Kolkata
Eligibility: Product or Service with High Innovation and/or Social Angle

How to Apply?
A. Register: Email to register
B. Submit ONE PAGE Innovator Pitch by Thursday 16th October 11 PM
C. Shortlisted Teams will receive an opportunity to present to the Investors


Steffen Naumann
Angel Investor & Advisor, One Billion Minds

Steffen Naumann has been involved with One Billion Minds as a Mentor since the first ideas of it were born in 2007. Steffen was a Member of the Management Board of Axel Springer, Germany’s largest media company, and COO and CFO of this important and successful European media group since November 2001. He ended this appointment in April 2009. Before, Steffen spent about ten years with Bertelsmann, the biggest German Media Group, his last positions being Member of the Executive Board of Bertelsmann’s book business, and Executive Vice President and CFO of Random House Inc, New York, the book publishing division of Bertelsmann. Steffen also worked with McKinsey and Ford of Europe earlier in his career.

Jens Geitmann
Angel Investor & Founding Partner, TriStone Partners

A trained commercial and investment banker with over 20 years of industry experience in the US and Europe, he is a founding partner of TriStone Partners, London and Prague. In charge of the Prague office specialising in debt and corporate restructuring situations he is also responsible for TriStone’s US Joint Venture partner network. A European Business School, London Graduate and former Charterhouse Corporate Finance Director his network is predominantly based in Europe and the US, with a more limited access to Latin America. TriStone Partner’s reference deal was and still is the In Game Advertising/IGA deal which was named Deal of the Year in France. For information on TriStone Partners please visit our web site at:

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