Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
"Creating economic growth in today's Knowledge-Based Economy requires that regions find ways to convert local technology assets and intellectual property into revenue producing businesses.  The Pre-Seed Workshop is a perfect vehicle to accomplish this goal."

Jim Senall
High Technology of Rochester

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Marc Gandar

Head of WippSo Sarl

Geneva, Switzerland


Marc is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, coach, teacher, and executive. He leads a company active in the conception of web applications that remove the need for processors by compiling software into hardware running on FPGAs.

Six years ago, he co-founded a volunteer club that facilitates the emergence of new entrepreneurial hi-tech projects and converts academic research into sustainable business. The club invests in projects, mentors CEOs, and organizes events that facilitate the fund raising process. Today, he is also a coach, subject matter expert, and CEO who assists in the creation, management, and development of new products needing expert-level knowledge from university labs in order to successfully launch.

He holds a MS in computer science from EPFL and has, for several years, consulted on an international IT and telecom project as well as launched two start-ups before taking an IT department of a financial company active in the world of reinsurance.