Partner Team
LOCATION
Zurich
Cédric Köhler
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Tech

Experience

  • - More than 12 years of experience in VC
  • - Business consultant at Synpulse in Zurich, focusing on CRM, web applications, customer retention systems and business development
  • - Digital Shaper in Switzerland 2017, 2018
  • - Council member of the SECA VC chapter

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from EBS Universität, majored in business informatics
  • - Singularity University
  • - Kauffman Fellows (Class 24)

Passion

  • - The mountains
  • - Eintracht Frankfurt

Focus

  • Tech

Experience

  • - More than 12 years of experience in VC
  • - Business consultant at Synpulse in Zurich, focusing on CRM, web applications, customer retention systems and business development
  • - Digital Shaper in Switzerland 2017, 2018
  • - Council member of the SECA VC chapter

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from EBS Universität, majored in business informatics
  • - Singularity University
  • - Kauffman Fellows (Class 24)

Passion

  • - The mountains
  • - Eintracht Frankfurt
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Cédric Köhler
Managing Partner
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Dr.
Gert Köhler
Founder & Chairman

Experience

  • - Successful VC track record of more than 30 years
  • - Co-founder and Managing Director of Technologieholding
  • - Managing Director of 3i Europe PLC
  • - Managing Director of Herbert Quandt Group VC arm
  • - McKinsey & Company alumnus
  • - Researcher in the field of network theories at French scientific research organization DGRST
  • - Advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research in the field of life sciences
  • - Member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI), of the “Artificial Intelligence” working group of the German Informatics Association (GI), and of Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Education

  • - Master’s degrees in mathematics, in solid state physics, and in operational research
  • - MBA
  • - PhD in mathematics

Passion

  • - Sports
  • - Traveling
  • - Family

Experience

  • - Successful VC track record of more than 30 years
  • - Co-founder and Managing Director of Technologieholding
  • - Managing Director of 3i Europe PLC
  • - Managing Director of Herbert Quandt Group VC arm
  • - McKinsey & Company alumnus
  • - Researcher in the field of network theories at French scientific research organization DGRST
  • - Advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research in the field of life sciences
  • - Member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI), of the “Artificial Intelligence” working group of the German Informatics Association (GI), and of Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Education

  • - Master’s degrees in mathematics, in solid state physics, and in operational research
  • - MBA
  • - PhD in mathematics

Passion

  • - Sports
  • - Traveling
  • - Family
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Dr.Gert Köhler
Founder & Chairman
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Karlheinz Schmelig
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Healthcare

Expericence

  • - Broad background in private equity and venture capital, working in the industry for 20 years
  • - Investment director at 3i Group plc and investment manager at Technologieholding
  • - Global management positions in the healthcare and life science industry, including at Boehringer Mannheim and F. Hoffmann-La Roche in the US
  • - Member of Invest Europe’s Venture Council
  • - Advisory board member for the "GO BIO Gründerinitiative" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • - Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Business Administration

Education

  • - Business studies in Mannheim
  • - MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Passion

  • - Outdoor activities
  • - Marathon running
  • - Wine tasting (or a combination of the three)

Focus

  • Healthcare

Expericence

  • - Broad background in private equity and venture capital, working in the industry for 20 years
  • - Investment director at 3i Group plc and investment manager at Technologieholding
  • - Global management positions in the healthcare and life science industry, including at Boehringer Mannheim and F. Hoffmann-La Roche in the US
  • - Member of Invest Europe’s Venture Council
  • - Advisory board member for the "GO BIO Gründerinitiative" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • - Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Business Administration

Education

  • - Business studies in Mannheim
  • - MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Passion

  • - Outdoor activities
  • - Marathon running
  • - Wine tasting (or a combination of the three)
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Karlheinz Schmelig
Managing Partner
Investment Team
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Dr.
Gert Köhler
Founder & Chairman

Experience

  • - Successful VC track record of more than 30 years
  • - Co-founder and Managing Director of Technologieholding
  • - Managing Director of 3i Europe PLC
  • - Managing Director of Herbert Quandt Group VC arm
  • - McKinsey & Company alumnus
  • - Researcher in the field of network theories at French scientific research organization DGRST
  • - Advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research in the field of life sciences
  • - Member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI), of the “Artificial Intelligence” working group of the German Informatics Association (GI), and of Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Education

  • - Master’s degrees in mathematics, in solid state physics, and in operational research
  • - MBA
  • - PhD in mathematics

Passion

  • - Sports
  • - Traveling
  • - Family

Experience

  • - Successful VC track record of more than 30 years
  • - Co-founder and Managing Director of Technologieholding
  • - Managing Director of 3i Europe PLC
  • - Managing Director of Herbert Quandt Group VC arm
  • - McKinsey & Company alumnus
  • - Researcher in the field of network theories at French scientific research organization DGRST
  • - Advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research in the field of life sciences
  • - Member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI), of the “Artificial Intelligence” working group of the German Informatics Association (GI), and of Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Education

  • - Master’s degrees in mathematics, in solid state physics, and in operational research
  • - MBA
  • - PhD in mathematics

Passion

  • - Sports
  • - Traveling
  • - Family
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Dr.Gert Köhler
Founder & Chairman
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Karlheinz Schmelig
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Healthcare

Expericence

  • - Broad background in private equity and venture capital, working in the industry for 20 years
  • - Investment director at 3i Group plc and investment manager at Technologieholding
  • - Global management positions in the healthcare and life science industry, including at Boehringer Mannheim and F. Hoffmann-La Roche in the US
  • - Member of Invest Europe’s Venture Council
  • - Advisory board member for the "GO BIO Gründerinitiative" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • - Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Business Administration

Education

  • - Business studies in Mannheim
  • - MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Passion

  • - Outdoor activities
  • - Marathon running
  • - Wine tasting (or a combination of the three)

Focus

  • Healthcare

Expericence

  • - Broad background in private equity and venture capital, working in the industry for 20 years
  • - Investment director at 3i Group plc and investment manager at Technologieholding
  • - Global management positions in the healthcare and life science industry, including at Boehringer Mannheim and F. Hoffmann-La Roche in the US
  • - Member of Invest Europe’s Venture Council
  • - Advisory board member for the "GO BIO Gründerinitiative" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • - Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Business Administration

Education

  • - Business studies in Mannheim
  • - MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Passion

  • - Outdoor activities
  • - Marathon running
  • - Wine tasting (or a combination of the three)
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Karlheinz Schmelig
Managing Partner
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Investment Team
LOCATION
Zurich
Cédric Köhler
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Tech

Experience

  • - More than 12 years of experience in VC
  • - Business consultant at Synpulse in Zurich, focusing on CRM, web applications, customer retention systems and business development
  • - Digital Shaper in Switzerland 2017, 2018
  • - Council member of the SECA VC chapter

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from EBS Universität, majored in business informatics
  • - Singularity University
  • - Kauffman Fellows (Class 24)

Passion

  • - The mountains
  • - Eintracht Frankfurt

Focus

  • Tech

Experience

  • - More than 12 years of experience in VC
  • - Business consultant at Synpulse in Zurich, focusing on CRM, web applications, customer retention systems and business development
  • - Digital Shaper in Switzerland 2017, 2018
  • - Council member of the SECA VC chapter

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from EBS Universität, majored in business informatics
  • - Singularity University
  • - Kauffman Fellows (Class 24)

Passion

  • - The mountains
  • - Eintracht Frankfurt
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Cédric Köhler
Managing Partner
Operations
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