Scaling startups across Europe and U.S.: Bumble, Lyft, Kabam, & Groupon

Learn from execs who have the rare experience of scaling some of the most popular startups across both the U.S. and European markets. We’ll dive deep into the nuances of the European startup landscape, cultural differences, fun anecdotes, and best practices to promote growth and success.



Maud Pasturaud, ex-EMEA VP @ Bumble, Maud Pasturaud has more than a decade of experience launching and growing leading brands across the United States and Europe from Seed to Pre-IPO stage. From Bumble ($BMBL) and Mercari (¥MCARY), to Alan Health and Gilt Groupe – Maud’s experience speaks for itself.

Today, she advises VC-Backed, category-defining B2C companies across Europe and the US, helping founders unlock growth opportunities & set their growth operations up for scale.

Maud also invests as an angel in exceptional, mission-driven teams.

Matt Turzo, ex-EMEA COO, Wind Mobility, ex-Lyft, Groupon, Matt is passionate about building exceptionally high-impact teams. He is at his best when given an enormous, amorphous problem that needs to be solved quickly and sustainably. He founded Compliance and Retail departments at Lyft, ran Partner Management for Groupon in China (90ppl), and ran their customer care in Australia/NZ.

Boris Pfeiffer, Founder & CEO, Riddle, ex-Kabam Europe, Boris is the CEO and co-founder of Before Riddle, he spent 5 years in the gaming industry managing the European branch of Kabam and setting up his own game studio after leaving Kabam. Before his adventures in the gaming space, he served as General Manager for, running its Internet Advertising Division across Europe.

Boris has worked for a range of startups and public companies in games and online, setting up businesses in Asia, the U.S., and throughout Europe.

Ashanya Indralingam, VP of Marketing, Framer, ex-Causes, Blue Shell Games, Ashanya has 10 years of tech experience growing consumer and enterprise services. Her knowledge spans Content, Marketing, and Product and she has gained scaling product marketing at Framer from Seed to Series B, nurturing a viral gaming community to 15M and using influencer campaigns to drive 25M impressions for social good platform,

She is a strong proponent of inclusive workplace culture and leader of internal D&I initiatives that resulted in broader female, POC, and non-binary representation across the company and community.

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