Udo Schloemer is the Founder and CEO of Factory Berlin, Germany’s first and largest startup campus. He started his career in 1992, when he founded S+P Real Estate, with which he realized a project volume of over EUR 750 million over the past 20 years, developing real estate projects throughout Germany. In 2007, Udo Schloemer started the investment fund JMES. After angel investing in 50+ Berlin-based startups – including local heroes, such as 6wunderkinder, EyeEm, Monoqi and more – he founded Factory in 2011. At Factory, Udo combines his one of a kind real estate expertise with his passion for startups. His long-term vision is to create a European Silicon Valley by bringing together best in class technology businesses and connecting old & new economy.