There was a full house at the Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association’s New Year’s reception at Melusina on 19 January, which featured carbon offsetting, a few brief words from association members and networking.

With references to the World Economic Forum taking place in Davos earlier in the week as well as ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot launched in November 2022, the LPEA kicked off 2023 with a packed New Year’s event.

, CEO of the association, and , LPEA president, thanked attendees for their presence and gave a few brief remarks to start the evening. The association, which added 101 new members in 2022, will continue with its roadshows throughout the European continent, as well as add events in Texas, California and Singapore in 2023.

As part of its , the LPEA will offset the carbon emissions related to its events and international roadshows. Upon their arrival at Melusina, attendees were asked about their mode of transportation and the distance they had travelled.

LPEA members Nic Müller (Avega Capital Management), Lily Wang (Expon Capital), Mathieu Perfetti (Threestones Capital), Stephanie Atnas (Aztec Group) and Benoit Moulin (Domos) also spoke about opportunities in venture capital, innovation and their outlook for 2023.