Thomas Ohr is the CEO of Menlo Media and the Founding Editor of – which he launched in October of 2010. He is excited about Europe’s future and passionate about innovation and new business ideas. Before running EU-Startups (Menlo Media) as a business, Thomas worked in the German media industry. Till January of 2016 he served as Senior Brand Manager at one of Germany’s biggest magazine publishers.

Charlotte Tucker is the Editor of She spends her time scouting the next big story, managing our Europe-wide team of contributors, and getting excited about social impact ventures. Charlotte also leads the creational process of our sponsored content. Charlotte has previously worked as a Communications Consultant for a number of European Commission funded startup projects.

Ana Metz is the Startup Sourcing Director of EU-Startups and since 2020 also the Founding Editor of FutureTravel – the weekly newsletter about travel industry trends, innovation and travel startups. Passionate about how design and technology can influence people and impact businesses, Ana is scouting startups and innovative businesses from all over the world, for media, corporates and investors.

Anastasiia Ponomareva is the Events & Partnerships Director of Menlo Media, and mostly focused on the organisation our annual EU-Startups Summit and our FutureTravel Summit. Passionate about entrepreneurship, with a background in IT recruitment and years of experience organising and leading different startup events, Anastasiia believes in the power of connecting professionals within the startup ecosystem.

Anto Guarín is the Startup Sourcing Manager at EU-Startups. As part of this role, she is constantly on the lookout for promising startups and innovative projects around the European and global tech scene. With a multicultural mindset, Anto is a big fan of innovation, entrepreneurship, digital transformation, and of everything that creates a meaningful positive impact.

Our Extended Team: In addition, we’re working with a Europe-wide team of freelancers regarding the content production for our flagship media brand Also, at times of our events, we’re relying on a larger team of volunteers who help us regarding several operational tasks of the days of the event.

We’re currently not hiring for any full-time roles, but if we do in the near future, you will find our job posts on the EU-Startups Job Board.