A Team Of Passionate Experts
We are committed to delivering exceptional value when serving our clients. Our diverse team of professionals leverages their deep experience and comprehensive understanding of the alternative investments markets and innovative software development to provide unique products to our clients. All of our professionals hold advanced academic degrees and professional certifications.
Intelligence Comes from World Class Experience
Michael is a Sales Manager at advinda and responsible for selling the advinda CRM and advinda Premium Data packages to new prospects in the assigned EMEA regions. He started his career in the IT industry in 1996 with positions in Media & Advertising and permanently in Sales from 2001 working for B-to-B (with mainly clients from the Government, Insurance, Automotive and Financial sector) market leaders in IT Security, Digital Marketing, Electronic Document Services and Cloud Computing.
Michael holds a Diploma in Marketing Communication from the Bavarian Academy of Marketing (BAW) in Munich.
Michael speaks German and English.
Jiahui obtained Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in Computing and Decision Sciences in Hong Kong. Genuinely interested in Economics, she worked in institutional business for two leading Chinese financial institutions, namely, Shenwan Hongyuan Securities (HK) and China Securities (International) Finance Holding, in Hong Kong for eight years. Advising on securities on both primary and secondary capital market, Jiahui has developed in-depth understanding of financial markets and institutional investor demands in the Asia Pacific regions. Jiahui earned an MBA of Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany in 2017.
She joined advinda investor Cloud in Munich afterwards, extending learning curve and broadening vision globally. Jiahui learns continuously in field of finance such as quantitative financial engineering, private equity, and passed CFA Level II exam.
Jiahui speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, English and basic German. Jiahui appreciates art and paints oil and water color upon inspiration.
Digital Marketing Associate
Belén joined advinda in September 2018. As a Digital Marketing Associate she is responsible for creating and designing, as well as delivering online-marketing programs towards supporting advinda’s international growth. Furthermore, Belén’s position entails developing costumer-oriented communication layouts for the purpose of increasing our brand awareness across our available digital channels.
Prior to advinda, Belén worked as a Regional Marketing Manager for Radical Group (IT Security Solutions and Services), in Ecuador where she successfully designed and executed marketing strategies for the markets of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia and has performed leading Demand Generation strategies at IBM in Ecuador from 2012-2014.
Belén has a B. Sc. degree in Business Administration, specializations in both Marketing and Human Resources; furthermore, she counts with a M.Sc. double degree in International Business from the Camilo José Cela University and from EAE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
Belén speaks Spanish and English.
Chief Operating Officer
Ute Imhof is Chief Operating Officer of advinda and leads the company’s business operations, product development, sales, investor intelligence research and customer service. Ute brings more than 20 years leadership and expertise in growing technology companies to advinda’s talented team.
Prior to advinda, Ute held various management and executive positions in the global software development industry. Most recently, she served as Executive Board member and COO of asknet AG, a pioneer in global e-commerce solutions for digital content. Previously, Ute led operations at TRADOS Inc., the world leader in language technology.
Ute graduated from Cologne University of Applied Science and has so far worked in Germany, Ireland, Switzerland and the US, a list she plans to further extend. When not pushing boundaries in global commerce and technology with her team, Ute can be found travelling or exploring yet another new musical instrument.
Ute speaks German, English and Spanish.
Hannah is a Researcher at advinda, responsible for analyzing and updating investor intelligence within English speaking countries and ensuring it is accurate and up-to-date.
Before joining advinda, Hannah worked in the Business Tax department at Deloitte in Munich, as well as at the international law firms DLA Piper and Fieldfisher in London. She has also worked within research roles at Simmons and Simmons and Hydrogen Group in London.
Hannah has a Master’s degree in Law, Business and Management from the University of Law, London Bloomsbury and a degree in Law with American Studies from the University of Sussex. She also spent a year studying at the University of California, Berkeley. Hannah speaks English and German.
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Eva March is founder and Managing Director of advinda Investor Cloud GmbH. Eva provides the company’s overall vision for revolutionizing how the alternative investment industry raises capital. She also leads application design and architecture for advinda’s innovative CRM and investor intelligence solutions.
Furthering her unique understanding of how advinda meaningfully improves how GPs and LPs connect, Eva also serves as Managing Director of Institutional Sales at DC Placement Advisors (DCPLA). Specifically, she navigates the day-to-day challenges of cross continental capital raising in the Nordics, UK, Benelux and France.
Eva has over 16 years’ experience in software development, specifically possessing in-depth technical knowledge of cloud computing. Eva formed the idea for advinda while building customized investor relations and market intelligence systems that streamlined fundraising cycles, investor communications and client reporting. Eva’s systems provided a more controlled and disciplined capital raising experience.
Before joining DCPLA, Eva served as Principal, International Marketing and Business Development at zetcom AG in Switzerland, the global leader in collection management software solutions. She also spent seven years in Stuttgart, Germany, as Marketing Director at TRADOS, Inc., the global market leader of globalization solutions. Early in her career, Eva was a Senior Product Manager for leading US digital publishing innovator, Quark Inc., launching their first client/server product in the late 90’s.
Eva graduated from Kempten University of Applied Science (Business Administration & Marketing) and pursued advanced studies at Johann-Wolfgang Goethe university (Frankfurt) in art history, archaeology and German literature.
Eva is passionate about technology, innovation and fine art. She enjoys spending time in art museums, artist studios and art academies. For more than three decades Eva has built a sizable art collection that includes international conceptual art – from 1960 to today, paintings, ancient and contemporary photographs and animation art of renown studios.
Eva speaks German, English and French.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mike Kidd is Chief Marketing Officer of advinda, leading the company’s global branding, positioning, public relations and revenue growth initiatives. Mike brings more than 25 years of specialized marketing experience in the technology space including international business engagements in Argentina, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
Previously, Mike was founder and president of KiddGlobal Marketing Consulting. Prior to running his own company, Mike was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at TRADOS, Inc., the Sequoia Capital-backed Global Information Management software provider based in Sunnyvale, California. In addition to his software experience, Mike has extensive telecom expertise, serving as Director of Regional Marketing at AT&T Mobility, (formerly BellSouth Wireless) with revenue growth responsibility for one of the company’s largest markets.
Mike is a graduate of Dartmouth College. He was born in London, United Kingdom, grew up in the Washington, D.C. area, and now lives in San Diego, California. His interests include his family, CrossFit and coaching lacrosse.
Maurice is Product Manager at advinda responsible for overseeing design and development of advinda’s applications. As such, he serves as conduit between clients and advinda’s user experience (UX) teams to ensure product specifications and functionality meet users’ expectations and needs. Having this insight, Maurice also identifies opportunities for new product features and advancements and supports the advinda sales department with his product knowledge.
Prior to advinda Maurice worked as a Research Assistant and Data Analyst at LIFE-Center, Munich. Maurice graduated from Technical University Munich (TUM) with a Physics diploma and holds a Master’s Degree in Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence from the IT department at TUM as well. He has extensive experience in multiple coding languages and general IT knowledge. His major interests outside of work include drawing, climbing, technology and photography.
Maurice speaks German, English and French.
Simon is Product Manager at advinda responsible for overseeing design and development of advinda’s applications. Simon has both extensive experience in finance and software development. As such, he serves as conduit between clients and advinda’s user experience (UX) teams to ensure product specifications and functionality meet users’ expectations and needs. Having this insight, Simon also identifies opportunities for new product features and advancements.
Prior to advinda, Simon worked for GA Associates Ltd., a Corporate Finance boutique in London.
Simon holds a Master of Science degree in Corporate Finance from Cass Business School, London and a Bachelor’s degree in International Management from ISM, Munich. Additionally, he has extensive experience in several coding languages. Simon speaks German and English.
Marco Vinci is Business Analyst responsible for monitoring and analyzing alternative capital raising market trends and opportunities. Using such data, Marco ensures that advinda anticipates and responds quickly to user needs by including valuable functionality in its CRM and investor intelligence service platform.
Before joining advinda, Marco worked as a Data Scientist at Generali Insurance in the Customer Intelligence department in Spain.
Marco holds a degree in Finance from University Luigi Bocconi, Milan, has a Masters in Actuarial and Financial Sciences from the University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid and is currently pursuing his MBA. He speaks Italian, English and Spanish.
Alessandro is a Researcher at advinda responsible for capturing and analyzing institutional investor intelligence for Italian and English speaking countries.
Alessandro has a BSc degree in management from Università degli Studi di Pavia as well as a Msc double degree in corporate finance from the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and in European Management from Università degli Studi di Pavia.
Related, Alessandro gained an official financial certificate in Quantamentals from the London School of Economics. Alessandro speaks Italian, English and German.
Lu Deng is a Researcher at advinda responsible for capturing and analyzing institutional investor intelligence from China as well as major financial markets along the Pacific Rim.
Lu has extensive experience in the financial services industry and prior to joining advinda, she worked as a financial investing advisor in the graduate banker program of China Minsheng Bank in Shenzhen, China.
Lu has a Master’s degree in international accounting and financial management from Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, in the UK. She also has a major degree in law and minor degree in accounting from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in Wuhan, China.
Related, Lu has finished Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam. Lu also earned an Insurance Trading Analyst License and Associate Financial Planner (AFP) certification in China. Lu speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English.
Kseniia Perevalova is a Researcher at advinda, leveraging her experience in the financial services industry. Kseniia, is responsible for ensuring intelligence for institutional investors in Russia, Austria and Germany is accurate and current.
Prior to joining advinda, Kseniia worked in the Institutional Investors department of Raiffeisen Bank International in Vienna and the Capital Markets team in VTB Capital Austria.
Kseniia has a Master’s degree in quantitative finance from Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria and a degree in financial management from Saint-Petersburg State University, Graduate School of Management, Russia. Related, she is a 2017 Level II Candidate in the CFA Program. Kseniia speaks Russian, English and German.
Hyun Chiang is a Researcher at advinda responsible for analysis and institutional investor research for English, Korean and Portuguese speaking countries. He also supports the company’s sales and operations efforts.
Before joining advinda, Hyun worked as a Commercial Representative at a chemical supplies importer in Brazil. There he was responsible for hedging currency on international deals as well as securing and managing public sector contracts. Previously, Hyun worked as Equity Derivatives Analyst at Credit Suisse in London, where he supported senior traders.
Hyun has a BSc in Mathematics from Imperial College, London and speaks English, Korean and Portuguese (BR).
Jonas is a Research Analyst at advinda, responsible for analyzing and updating investor intelligence within Dutch speaking countries and ensuring it is accurate and up-to-date.
Before joining advinda, Jonas has worked for KBC Insurance in Belgium. He is currently finishing his Bachelor’s degree of Business Management: Finance and Insurance.
Jonas speaks Dutch, English and French.
Karan Patodia, CAIA
Karan Patodia, CAIA
Karan is a Research Analyst at advinda, responsible for analyzing and updating investor intelligence within Emerging Markets and ensuring its accuracy.
Karan holds a Master’s degree in Investment Banking & Capital Markets from IESEG School of Management, France. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Financial Markets with Mumbai University, India. Along with this, he has completed professional certifications like Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Management (FRM) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).
Karan has worked with Morgan Stanley as Client Service Analyst in India. Karan speaks English and various Indian regional languages like Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi.
Louis-Van Vu Ngoc
Louis-Van Vu Ngoc
Louis-Van is a Researcher at advinda, responsible for analyzing and updating investor intelligence within French-speaking countries.
Before joining advinda, Louis-Van worked as a financial controller intern in the Paris-based private equity company Activa Capital. He also worked as sales administrator assistant at the Scandinavian Design & Photography department of the French auction house Artcurial.
He is currently studying on the London campus of Toulouse Business School in France, where he pursues a Master’s degree in Banking & Corporate Finance. Besides his study, Louis-Van is interested in art and has worked for 3 years as curator assistant for contemporary and digital art events.
Louis-Van speaks French, German and English.
Inderjit is a Research Analyst at advinda, whose main focus is to update and analyse investor intelligence within English speaking countries.
Earlier to joining advinda, Inderjit worked in the Product Department at ARIVA.DE, a financial Portal in Kiel, Germany.
Inderjit has an MBA in Finance from the University of Pune, India. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Quantitative Finance from Kiel University. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Electronics from University of Pune. He represented Kiel University as a research student for the CFA Institute Research Challenge, 2017. Inderjit speaks English, German and Hindi.