The Prototype Fund Team consists of dedicated employees of

Nadia Hanessian

Program Lead Prototype Fund

With a background in economics and professional experience in the technology industry and academia, Nadia joined our team in 2022 to help foster public interest tech with our Prototype Fund. Driven by making a positive impact on our planet, Nadia is highly invested in environmental and animal rights initiatives.

Florin Hasler


“Fostering open technologies by and for the people”

Born and raised in Liechtenstein, Florin has been supporting government agencies, NGOs, parties and startups in making their message heard in the political and public sphere. Prior to taking over as Director of, he led our Prototype Fund. In his spare time, he co-organizes Züri schenkt, a donation campaign for refugees and Kino im Kocher, a free open air cinema in Bern.