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our dedicated team

We challenge the status quo, embrace creativity, and take calculated risks to achieve outstanding results.

With a fresh and innovative approach, our enduring team embodies the values of diversity, entrepreneurship, and courage.

Managing Director

Katalin Gallyas

Katalin is an experienced fund placement agent for AIF funds. 15+ years of fundraising experience and a strong background in closing deals. Rich network in Private Equity (VC’s, growth, debt venture funds and LP’s, HNWI’s, FoF’s, Family offices). Proud of making c*funds happen, managing the fund sales processes and the daily tasks of managing this energetic team.

Motto: Large tickets. Fast progress. A fascination for funds of funds.

Associate & Investor Relations

Kornelia Kovacs

Kornelia is from Hungary and currently graduating from the University of Amsterdam –

Digital Business track on Business Administration MSc. Kornelia has completed a traineeship at Blackrock / Credit department last year and at Venture IQ was Technology Analyst. She already has convincing investment banking skills and has an important mover & shaker role in the female PE networks in Europe (Dutchess Capital Female Investment Program and McKinsey`s Next Generation Woman Leaders). Perfect c*funds match.

Investment Analyst

Ignacio Pou

Ignacio Pou is from Barcelona has a very strong financial background, graduated from University of Barcelona with a period of studies in Maastricht University. He also just completed a specialization in Global Banking at United International Business School at Amsterdam Campus. Before c*funds, Ignacio was responsible for budget planning at UPM and Banking Consulting at NTT Data in Barcelona. He is a hands-on, fast analyst, and an all-around supporter for our fundraising campaigns with all investor data and meetings. He is also a dedicated sportsman.
Partner

Joep Uijttewaal

Joep holds a Finance MSc from VU Amsterdam and he brings a wealth of M&A experience onboard.

Previously he was an Associate in the M&A team at PwC Amsterdam and a Corporate Finance Analyst at ShineWing Australia. Joep also has a strong PE / VC background as he worked for two Dutch GP’s, where he was involved with deal structuring and evaluation. Joep manages GP mandates in a highly transactional way and builds constantly new Benelux LP relations for c*funds. The global mindset with a strong PE affinity.

Associate & Investor Relations

Casper Sauerbier Couvée

A versatile, new VC talent bringing unique skills on board from software development and design (Swift, HTML, JavaScript) to startup fundraising advisory and scouting ventures for VC funds. At a very early age he has already founded his own company as well. Casper supports our fundraising campaigns from scratch with a real hands-on mentality and a high level of diligence.
Marketing and Graphic Design Intern

Adi Daryn

Adi graduated from the Academie Minerva in Groningen with a Bachelor's in Graphic and Interaction Design and has a very global background, a true global citizen. Adi grew up in many countries from the United Kingdom to Nepal, Israel, India, and finally she arrived in the Netherlands. She has 1.5 years of professional experience, with a wide range of skills including graphic design, social media, photography, and animation. Adi brings in many new ideas to our design process and social media strategy.
Vice President

Annelle Finol

Having an encompassing experience in the world of international finance, Annelle brings rich wealth management knowledge to c*funds. Prior to moving to Amsterdam, she was based in New York as an Investment Consultant for UHNI at Merrill Lynch. During her time there she developed sound skills in investor relations, portfolio management and relationship management. As well as extensive knowledge of markets, investment platforms, solutions, and relevant contacts. She is tactful and pragmatic about your new LP relations.
She provides strategic and tactical guidance to VC and PE clients and manages a variety of funds during the fundraising campaigns. She is also responsible for maintaining and forming new relationships with a diverse range of investors on a global scale.
Associate & Investor Relations

Patrick Temperley

Patrick graduated from Trinity College in Dublin (Business, Economics and Social Science) and has a rich M&A, debt advisory, and capital raising executive experience from IBI Corporate Finance in Dublin where he worked for 2 years. He moved from Dublin to Amsterdam in July 2023 to enrich our team. Patrick is very transactional, a great team player, and has great capital distribution skills for our clients. Patrick is a dedicated hockey player in his free time.