Mathias Ruch

Managing Partner, Lakeside Partners

Founder and Managing Partner at Lakeside Partners, Co-Initiator of the Blockchain Competition and Co-Founder of Crypto Valley Labs. As an entrepreneur and angel investor Mathias Ruch has been involved in the digital startup scene for 20 years. Before turning his focus to blockchain, he built and exited several successful online and media companies such as FaroTV (with the TV show «Joya rennt») and Europe’s crowdsourcing pioneer Atizo. Today, he is a driving force behind the development of the Swiss blockchain ecosystem.