Eligiusz Skwara is Managing Director of Concepts2Capital GmbH, a consulting firm for the development and scouting of start-ups. The focus of his work is to accompany young entrepreneurs throughout the entire process of building up a company – starting with the development and validation of business models through to their implementation and financing. As a start-up scout, he supports early-stage investors in optimising their deal flow and medium-sized companies in establishing strategic partnerships with innovative start-ups.

Eligiusz Skwara studied business administration and international management at the University of Mannheim and Macquarie University in Sydney. He began his professional career at Ernst & Young, where he worked as a senior consultant in the Transaction Advisory Services division, where he was involved in numerous corporate transactions. After a brief stopover as an investment controller in a pharmaceutical company, he switched to the investment management of a venture capital fund.