Discover the mentoring
programme

Do you have expertise worth sharing? Each edition of the CASSINI Hackathons awards 3 overall winners who will have access to 100 hours of expert mentoring. These hours will consist of time spent with several experts whose backgrounds range from product development, Earth observation and GNSS through to business development, marketing, design and more. We’d love for you to become part of our mentoring programme so you can share your skills and knowledge and help shape the next generation of entrepreneurs. Apply now!

Meet our mentors

Meet a selection of our expert mentors supporting the winning teams:

Rodrigo de Alvarenga
Rodrigo de Alvarenga
Managing Partner, HAG Ventures
Alexandre Mencik
Alexandre Mencik
CEO, Space Platform
Carlos Bello Marcos
Carlos Bello Marcos
Innovation and Business Development Director, INNOVA4EU
Mirko Tadic
Mirko Tadic
Managing Director, Bridgeway
MD Bayzidul Islam
MD Bayzidul Islam
PHD Candidate, TU Darmstadt
Miguel Ángel López Trujillo
Miguel Ángel López Trujillo
Associate, Lean Sales
Xavier Banqué
Xavier Banqué
CEO, Rokubun
Gaetano Volpe
Gaetano Volpe
CEO, Latitudo 40
Dimitris Matsakis
Dimitris Matsakis
Partner, P.L.A.N.
Moyses Moyseos
Moyses Moyseos
Incubation Manager, Gravity Ventures Technology Incubator
Floriano Bonfigli
Floriano Bonfigli
Program Director, AC75
Miquel Garcia Fernandez
Miquel Garcia Fernandez
CTO, Rokubun
Ginny Radmall
Ginny Radmall
Director, The Ivy Way
Clyde Hutchinson
Clyde Hutchinson
Partner, Journey Partners
Dr. Johanna Braun
Dr. Johanna Braun
Owner, Innovation, Venture & Sustainability Advisory
Pablo Garrido
Pablo Garrido
Investment Manager, EIT Urban Mobility
Bobby Bahov
Bobby Bahov
CEO & Co-founder, Space Mining Technologies
Aravind Ravichandran
Aravind Ravichandran
Founder, TerraWatch Space
Wilhelm Lappe
Wilhelm Lappe
Founder, theBizTour
Hasinur Rahaman
Hasinur Rahaman
Product Manager, TCG Digital Pvt. Ltd
Dennis Kibirev
Dennis Kibirev
CMO, Founder & CEO @ Mesh Ai, FrontierFunder
Masiar Emanuel Nashat
Masiar Emanuel Nashat
Co-Founder, The Rainmaker Tribe
Marco Poliafico
Marco Poliafico
Modeller Associate, GE Renewables
Javier Bello
Javier Bello
Director Of Marketing And Product Management, Innova4EU
Alex Godlewski
Alex Godlewski
Investment Senior Associate, NewSpace Capital
Tony Sephton
Tony Sephton
ex-ESA, Special Projects Manager
Benedikt Seitz
Benedikt Seitz
Founder, Seitz Ventures
Manuel Cuba
Manuel Cuba
Managing Director, Helix Space
Piotr Bucki
Piotr Bucki
Owner, Piotr Bucki
Andreas Elia
Andreas Elia
Project Manager - IoT Solutions, CyRIC - Cyprus Research and Innovation Center
Kevin Mascarenhas
Kevin Mascarenhas
Principal Coach & Founder, Natural Flow Consultancy
Andrii Shekhirev
Andrii Shekhirev
CEO & Cofounder, Biocatalyst, Enzymity, Warpgate, Satoriweb
Panis Pieri
Panis Pieri
Founder, Panis.News
Pedro Branco
Pedro Branco
Chief Executive Officer, Virtual Angle B.V.