Online roundtable with Filip Dames: Building B2C startups like Zalando

Location: Online

Date: May 9, 2017

Time: 16:00-17:00 (EET)

Place: Online (via Zoom, it's like Skype but better)

Signup: Register here no later than 24 hours before the session (link works for members only, if you're not a member, apply here)

Herzlich willkommen to learn & talk about how to build B2C startups like Zalando. This roundtable is co-hosted by Filip Dames, the founding partner of Berlin-based Cherry Ventures and the co-founder of Zalando, the online fashion retail giant.


The Icebreaker online roundtables are theme-specific, 60min discussions aiming to provide practical insights, best practices, dos and don’ts etc. All the roundtables have at least one co-host who is an expert of the chosen theme.


We would want to see more successful b2c startups coming from Finland. In this roundtable we're discussing about how to build successful b2c startups like Zalando.


Filip Dames founded his first company in 2008, an online auction house for antiques and collectibles. He then joined the founding team of Zalando (FSE:ZAL) as the CEO of the group’s shopping-club. Up until 2014, he has held several executive positions leading the company’s international expansion to 15 European markets as well as the overall product/mobile strategy for all online shops until the IPO. Nowadays Filip is the Founding Partner of Cherry Ventures, a VC firm focusing on seed stage companies and investing across Europe.


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