On behalf of the StartupWeekend Space Team, I would like to introduce you to one of our mentors, Francis Heckman. He will work intimately with you and your team, disseminating his knowledge and experiences, making sure you and your team will be successful.
Francis is a 34-year-old American citizen who was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany. He has been banker for more than 15 years, including 8 years as a bank manager. He is competent in business administration and banking business, as well as personnel management. Francis believes that not being trapped by strong conservatism and political frame-works are the most important endeavor of national economies to always keep at least one step ahead of the others, and to simply improve the world.
StartupWeekend Space is supported by the City of Bremen, the European Space Agency, Airbus Defence and Space, HE-Space, Design & Data, Space Angels Network, Startupbootcamp – Smart Transportation & Energy, Die Sparkasse Bremen, ZARM, Hill Media, as well as Up Global, a non-profit organization connecting a global community of entrepreneurs across all topics. The organization is headquartered in Seattle, US and is considered a hub for entrepreneurial space.