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Tim Heath

Tim founded Vereeni that was a first name for Yolo Investment in 2017 with the intention of drawing on his experience across the gaming, blockchain and technology spaces.

He was an early adopter of Bitcoin and is also a founder and CEO of the Coingaming Group, which operates gaming brands Bitcasino.io, Sportsbet.io, Slots.io and the innovative aggregator Hub88.io. In his spare time, Tim is an accomplished poker and squash player and Captain of the Estonian national cricket team.

Jaan Lainurm
Member of the management board. Portfolio Manager

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He has more than ten years of experience, both academic and professional, across the finance and investment sectors.

He previously served as head of cash-flows and a member of the supervisory board for multinational currency exchange and investment gold and silver dealer Tavex Group. He has also spent time as a day trader for a boutique investment firm specialising in US equity.In his spare time, he enjoys ice swimming, backgammon, football and tennis.

Julian Buhagiar
Member of the management board

Julian Buhagiar is an investor and co-founder of RB Capital, a specialist M&A and funding brokerage in gaming, fintech and media.

RB Capital has brokered deals in excess of $340m, and has experience funding, building and selling business across several blue-chip verticals, with a particular expertise on key issues within affiliate networks, blockchain and digital rights management.

Linda Blumfeldt
Legal and Commercial associate

Linda is an experienced lawyer who has been at the core of the Coingaming Group’s dynamic legal team for over five years.

Her extensive knowledge of the law, it’s practical uses within fast-growth businesses and firm understanding of cryptocurrency has helped the Group grow in a rapid and stable manner. As the Senior Legal and Commercial Associate, Linda currently oversees and assists the Group with a wide range of issues, such as drafting and negotiating legal documentation and navigating commercial transactions and compliance matters.

Maarja Pärt
Member of the management board

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Maarja oversees the Coingaming Group as COO and has been an integral part of the Group’s growth and development.

Previously serving as CFO, Maarja has a decade of hands-on experience both within the start-up and iGaming sectors. She has strategically supervised the Group from an operation of six people to a globally recognised leader in crypto entertainment.

Sven Burchartz
Legal Counsel

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Sven Burchartz is a managing partner at Australia-based law firm Kalus Kenny Interlex.

He has spent the past 30 years helping people build and protect their businesses. He manages and advises on how to achieve the best commercial outcome and avoid and resolve disputes, often as the lead negotiator on their significant business transactions. His areas of expertise include commercial and property litigation, commercial law and providing advice on complex business risk issues.

Evert Einroos
Portfolio Manager

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Evert is a portfolio manager with an academic background in applied economics and law. He has professional experience across data analytics, investments and legal spaces.

He was previously working for Coingaming Group as a business analyst and has spent time as a part-time day trader specialising on derivatives. His key role is to provide strategic analysis, decision-making support and data-driven insights to our investees. In spare time he enjoys poker, cycling and football.

Steve Tsao
General Partner

Steve Tsao is an serial entrepreneur and active angel investor. He is currently the CCO of CoinGaming overseeing the Asia Markets.

Steve was a pioneer in online games, creating one of the largest emerging market footprint, spanning from south east asia to arabic middle east. With multiple exits (IPOs / Acquisitions). Steve was also the CEO of Mayfair international, with EPL sponsoring brands such as Letou and Vwin. As an angel investor in fintech, edutech, and gaming, some of the follow-on investors have included: Google Ventures, McDonalds, and IPO exits.

 

Ragnar Toompere
General Partner

Ragnar is our lead partner for Yolo’s gaming fund. He has years in the gaming industry in both a start-up and corporate environment, having worked with Playtech, Microgaming and also as the Director of innovative mobile casino development provider OneTouch.

Drawing on his ample leadership experience and extensive network of contacts in the gaming industry, Ragnar is responsible for helping our B2C gaming ventures with their strategic vision and growth.

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