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Speaker Bio

Moritz Baier-Lentz

Moritz Baier-Lentz is a Partner and the Head of Gaming at Lightspeed, a globally leading venture capital firm with 13 offices, more than $29 billion in AUM, and over 200 exits across the U.S., Europe, and Asia. A lifelong gamer, he spent his teenage years competitively playing Blizzard’s Diablo II, culminating in a global #1 ranking among over 12 million players in 2003.

In 2023, founders chose Lightspeed as the #1 lead investor in gaming, with over $160 million in led startup funding. Previously, Moritz was a partner and management team member at BITKRAFT—the #1 lead investor in gaming of 2020, 2021, and 2022—and a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he founded and led the firm’s global gaming practice. During his tenure, he advised the world’s largest gaming and technology corporations on over $300 billion in transaction volume across M&A, IPOs, VC, and strategic financings.

Moritz holds an M.B.A. and M.A. from Stanford and was recognized among the “30 Under 30” (Forbes), “40 Under 40” (Capital), and “Young Global Leaders” (World Economic Forum).