IMF Family Business Lounge: From Family Business to Entrepreneur-FamilyPortfolio Entrepreneurship of the next generationJana TolleWe would like to invite you to our IMF Family Business Lounge:„From Family Business to Entrepreneur-Family - Portfolio Entrepreneurship of the next generation “ (in German)Key note: Thorsten GohlkeWednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:00 – 08:30 pmAudimax, HKIC Handelskammer InnovationsCampus, Adolphsplatz 6, 20457 Hamburg Wealth is developed by entrepreneurship - nowadays and in the future. But the founding generation of successful businesses are challenged: the business model might be threatened, succeeding generations let rise the question of appropriate governance systems. Family members who are ambitious about entrepreneurial developments are often limited to implement their capabilities - or not. The talk by Thorsten Gohlke will describe how intergenerational successful entrepreneurial families meet these challenges by choosing a strategy as portfolio entrepreneurs. After the talk there is the opportunity to discuss specific questions and success patterns with the speaker in detail. Speaker´s profile: Thorsten Gohlke founded the first investment office professionalizing long-term portfolio entrepreneurship in 2009. As a partnership, including offices in Hamburg, Frankfurt and Munich, GFEP Family Equity structures completely individualized and strategically lead investment portfolios for entrepreneurial families. Thus, GFEP Family Equity scales entrepreneurial added value-forces of its clients. During his professional career Thorsten Gohlke has been responsible for the investment portfolio of Professor Roland Berger - founder of the same named consulting group - as a single-family-officer. Prior Thorsten Gohlke acted as consultant in the Transaction Advisory Practice department at Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Frankfurt/Main and to leading anglo-saxoon fonds based on leveraged-buyout transactions in the German Mittelstand.