Investment Team
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Christian Leikert
Partner

Focus

  • Partner on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - Over 20 years of venture capital experience with a healthcare focus
  • - CEO at Future Capital AG,responsible for a EUR 40 Mio. portfolio with investments in the life sciences,medical devices, pharma and healthcare IT
  • - Multiple successfully completedM&As in Europe and the US
  • - Has worked with companies such as Aegis Analytical, Genomatix, Vasopharmand Ganymed Pharmaceuticals

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich

Passion

  • - Family
  • - Southern Bavaria
  • - Yoga
  • - Windsurfing

Focus

  • Partner on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - Over 20 years of venture capital experience with a healthcare focus
  • - CEO at Future Capital AG,responsible for a EUR 40 Mio. portfolio with investments in the life sciences,medical devices, pharma and healthcare IT
  • - Multiple successfully completedM&As in Europe and the US
  • - Has worked with companies such as Aegis Analytical, Genomatix, Vasopharmand Ganymed Pharmaceuticals

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich

Passion

  • - Family
  • - Southern Bavaria
  • - Yoga
  • - Windsurfing
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LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Christian Weniger
Partner

Focus

  • Partner on the Tech team

Experience

  • - Venture Capital at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
  • - Private Equity at HQ Capital (formerly Auda Private Equity)
  • - Kauffman Fellow (Class 23)
  • - Mentor at Techstars Berlin

Education

  • - MBA from INSEAD
  • - BSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law from EBS Universität

Passion

  • - Long-distance running
  • - Traveling off the beaten path
  • - Romantic and impressionist art

Focus

  • Partner on the Tech team

Experience

  • - Venture Capital at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
  • - Private Equity at HQ Capital (formerly Auda Private Equity)
  • - Kauffman Fellow (Class 23)
  • - Mentor at Techstars Berlin

Education

  • - MBA from INSEAD
  • - BSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law from EBS Universität

Passion

  • - Long-distance running
  • - Traveling off the beaten path
  • - Romantic and impressionist art
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LOCATION
Zurich
Cédric Köhler
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Managing Partner on the Tech team

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

Passion

  • - The mountains
  • - Eintracht Frankfurt

Focus

  • Managing Partner on the Tech team

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

Passion

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

Focus

  • Founder and Managing Partner

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 Harald 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

Focus

  • Founder and Managing Partner

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 Harald 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
Managing Partner
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Karlheinz Schmelig
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Managing Partner, heading the Life Science team

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

  • Managing Partner, heading the Life Science team

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
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Michael Lütolf
Associate

Focus

  • Associate on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - VC experience as an Analyst at investiere.ch (Verve Capital Partners AG)
  • - Corporate experience from UBS
  • - Research experience from the University of Basel and Columbia University in molecular dynamics and point-of-care testing
  • - Co-founder of a profitable fashion accessories brand

Education

  • - MSc in Biomedical Engineering from ETH Zürich and Columbia University

Passion

  • - (Ski) mountaineering
  • - Swiss Alps and vibrant cities
  • - Fine and healthy food

Focus

  • Associate on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - VC experience as an Analyst at investiere.ch (Verve Capital Partners AG)
  • - Corporate experience from UBS
  • - Research experience from the University of Basel and Columbia University in molecular dynamics and point-of-care testing
  • - Co-founder of a profitable fashion accessories brand

Education

  • - MSc in Biomedical Engineering from ETH Zürich and Columbia University

Passion

  • - (Ski) mountaineering
  • - Swiss Alps and vibrant cities
  • - Fine and healthy food
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LOCATION
Zurich
Qasim Abbas
Associate

Focus

  • Associate on the Tech team

Experience

  • - More than 8 years of experience in business and digital transformation projects (Business Development, Industry 4.0, TMT)
  • - Worked for market leading technology firms such as Bosch, TTTech and Siemens
  • - International work experience in Austria and UK

Education

  • - Master’s degree in finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science, major in investment banking
  • - Masters and bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, major in robotics and business engineering

Passion

  • - Traveling
  • - Brazilian jiujitsu
  • - Football

Focus

  • Associate on the Tech team

Experience

  • - More than 8 years of experience in business and digital transformation projects (Business Development, Industry 4.0, TMT)
  • - Worked for market leading technology firms such as Bosch, TTTech and Siemens
  • - International work experience in Austria and UK

Education

  • - Master’s degree in finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science, major in investment banking
  • - Masters and bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, major in robotics and business engineering

Passion

  • - Traveling
  • - Brazilian jiujitsu
  • - Football
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Qasim Abbas
Associate
Operations
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Angela Will-Jamin
Team Assistant

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Program planner and On-Air Promotion manager for private TV station ANIXE HD Television GmbH
  • - Trainee in the program department of TV station SUPER RTL

Education

  • - Degree (Magister Artium) in theatre, film and media sciences and American studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Passion

  • - Her kids
  • - Coffee
  • - TV series marathons

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Program planner and On-Air Promotion manager for private TV station ANIXE HD Television GmbH
  • - Trainee in the program department of TV station SUPER RTL

Education

  • - Degree (Magister Artium) in theatre, film and media sciences and American studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Passion

  • - Her kids
  • - Coffee
  • - TV series marathons
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Angela Will-Jamin
Team Assistant
LOCATION
Zurich
Larissa Lewis
Office Manager

Focus

  • Office manager and personal assistant at our Zurich office

Experience

  • - 11 years in the travel industry, three years as a personal assistant and one year in communications
  • - International work experience in the US

Education

  • - Degree in Event Management from KV Business School Zurich
  • - Travel agent apprenticeship

Passion

  • - Painting with acrylics
  • - Baking

Focus

  • Office manager and personal assistant at our Zurich office

Experience

  • - 11 years in the travel industry, three years as a personal assistant and one year in communications
  • - International work experience in the US

Education

  • - Degree in Event Management from KV Business School Zurich
  • - Travel agent apprenticeship

Passion

  • - Painting with acrylics
  • - Baking
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Larissa Lewis
Office Manager
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Lisa Fahrner
Finance Manager

Focus

Finance manager

Experience

  • - Corporate experience in IT outsourcing controlling at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW)
  • - Lecturing experience at Coburg University of Applied Sciences
  • - Auditing experience with Deloitte Luxembourg

Education

  • - BSc in International Business from Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences and University of Adelaide
  • - MBA in Financial Management from Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Passion

  • - Traveling to far-away places
  • - Vegetarian Sushi
  • - Cycling

Focus

Finance manager

Experience

  • - Corporate experience in IT outsourcing controlling at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW)
  • - Lecturing experience at Coburg University of Applied Sciences
  • - Auditing experience with Deloitte Luxembourg

Education

  • - BSc in International Business from Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences and University of Adelaide
  • - MBA in Financial Management from Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Passion

  • - Traveling to far-away places
  • - Vegetarian Sushi
  • - Cycling
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Lisa Fahrner
Finance Manager
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Swetlana Gross
Team Assistant

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Management assistant at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, responsible for mentoring new trainees, administration and customer acquisition

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in Applied Foreign Languages and Economics with the emphasis on English, Russian and Business Administration from Justus Liebig University Giessen

Passion

  • - Cats
  • - Plants
  • - Mini Coopers

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Management assistant at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, responsible for mentoring new trainees, administration and customer acquisition

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in Applied Foreign Languages and Economics with the emphasis on English, Russian and Business Administration from Justus Liebig University Giessen

Passion

  • - Cats
  • - Plants
  • - Mini Coopers
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Swetlana Gross
Team Assistant
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Thomas Dreiling
Communications Manager

Focus

  • Communications Manager

Experience

  • - PR Consultant at MSLGROUP, the Publicis Groupe’s international PR and strategic communications network
  • - Mandates for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Deutsche Bank, Bayer, Fraport, and different start-ups

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in sociology from Otto Friedrich University Bamberg

Passion

  • - Bikes
  • - Basketball
  • - Background reports

Focus

  • Communications Manager

Experience

  • - PR Consultant at MSLGROUP, the Publicis Groupe’s international PR and strategic communications network
  • - Mandates for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Deutsche Bank, Bayer, Fraport, and different start-ups

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in sociology from Otto Friedrich University Bamberg

Passion

  • - Bikes
  • - Basketball
  • - Background reports
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Thomas Dreiling
Communications Manager
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Ute Molders
Office Manager

Focus

  • Office Manager

Experience

  • - Investment Banking companies (corporate finance/M+A) including Peters Associates ((now Lincoln International), member of founding team), UBS and Morgan Stanley
  • - International experience working for Hewlett Packard GmbH and Siemens plc (UK)

Education

  • - Certificate in commercial administration
  • - Studies in psychology

Passion

  • - Western/Vedic astrology and traditional Chinese medicine/diet
  • - Music and reading (German and English contemporary literature)
  • - Fashion and ecology

Focus

  • Office Manager

Experience

  • - Investment Banking companies (corporate finance/M+A) including Peters Associates ((now Lincoln International), member of founding team), UBS and Morgan Stanley
  • - International experience working for Hewlett Packard GmbH and Siemens plc (UK)

Education

  • - Certificate in commercial administration
  • - Studies in psychology

Passion

  • - Western/Vedic astrology and traditional Chinese medicine/diet
  • - Music and reading (German and English contemporary literature)
  • - Fashion and ecology
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Ute Molders
Office Manager
Advisors
LOCATION
REMOTE
Prof. Dr.
Damian Borth
Member of Advisory Board

Experience

  • - Professor of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning at University of St. Gallen
  • - Former Director of Deep Learning Competence Center at German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
  • - Co-Founder Sociovestix Labs

Education

  • - PhD in computer science from University of Kaiserslautern
  • - Postdoctoral research fellow at UC Berkeley and at International Computer Science Institute (ICSI)
  • - Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York City

Experience

  • - Professor of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning at University of St. Gallen
  • - Former Director of Deep Learning Competence Center at German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
  • - Co-Founder Sociovestix Labs

Education

  • - PhD in computer science from University of Kaiserslautern
  • - Postdoctoral research fellow at UC Berkeley and at International Computer Science Institute (ICSI)
  • - Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York City
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Prof. Dr.Damian Borth
Member of Advisory Board
LOCATION
REMOTE
Prof. Dr.
Edward Krubasik
Chairman of Advisory Board

Experience

  • - Honorary professor at Technical University of Munich
  • - President of Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)
  • - McKinsey Partner and Global Head of Innovation and Technology
  • - Member of Siemens Central Executive Board, responsible for industry/automation/control, transport and corporate technology
  • - Advisory board seats at several German and international corporations
  • - Chairman of Industrial Advisory Board of Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence

Education

  • - PhD in physics from Technical University of Karlsruhe
  • - MBA from INSEAD

Experience

  • - Honorary professor at Technical University of Munich
  • - President of Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)
  • - McKinsey Partner and Global Head of Innovation and Technology
  • - Member of Siemens Central Executive Board, responsible for industry/automation/control, transport and corporate technology
  • - Advisory board seats at several German and international corporations
  • - Chairman of Industrial Advisory Board of Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence

Education

  • - PhD in physics from Technical University of Karlsruhe
  • - MBA from INSEAD
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Prof. Dr.Edward Krubasik
Chairman of Advisory Board
LOCATION
REMOTE
Dr.
Thomas Dübendorfer
Member of Advisory Board

Experience

  • - President and Founder of Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC)
  • - Serial entrepreneur with start-up exit experience
  • - Member of the Board of Directors at several companies
  • - Top 100 Digital Shaper of Switzerland 2016 & 2018
  • - Software engineer and tech lead at Google
  • - Researcher at Hewlett-Packard Labs, USA
  • - Lecturer at ETH Zurich
  • - President, Information Security Society Switzerland (ISSS)

Education

  • - PhD in computer science from ETH Zurich

Experience

  • - President and Founder of Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC)
  • - Serial entrepreneur with start-up exit experience
  • - Member of the Board of Directors at several companies
  • - Top 100 Digital Shaper of Switzerland 2016 & 2018
  • - Software engineer and tech lead at Google
  • - Researcher at Hewlett-Packard Labs, USA
  • - Lecturer at ETH Zurich
  • - President, Information Security Society Switzerland (ISSS)

Education

  • - PhD in computer science from ETH Zurich
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Dr.Thomas Dübendorfer
Member of Advisory Board
Investment Team
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Christian Leikert
Partner

Focus

  • Partner on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - Over 20 years of venture capital experience with a healthcare focus
  • - CEO at Future Capital AG,responsible for a EUR 40 Mio. portfolio with investments in the life sciences,medical devices, pharma and healthcare IT
  • - Multiple successfully completedM&As in Europe and the US
  • - Has worked with companies such as Aegis Analytical, Genomatix, Vasopharmand Ganymed Pharmaceuticals

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich

Passion

  • - Family
  • - Southern Bavaria
  • - Yoga
  • - Windsurfing

Focus

  • Partner on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - Over 20 years of venture capital experience with a healthcare focus
  • - CEO at Future Capital AG,responsible for a EUR 40 Mio. portfolio with investments in the life sciences,medical devices, pharma and healthcare IT
  • - Multiple successfully completedM&As in Europe and the US
  • - Has worked with companies such as Aegis Analytical, Genomatix, Vasopharmand Ganymed Pharmaceuticals

Education

  • - Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich

Passion

  • - Family
  • - Southern Bavaria
  • - Yoga
  • - Windsurfing
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LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Christian Weniger
Partner

Focus

  • Partner on the Tech team

Experience

  • - Venture Capital at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
  • - Private Equity at HQ Capital (formerly Auda Private Equity)
  • - Kauffman Fellow (Class 23)
  • - Mentor at Techstars Berlin

Education

  • - MBA from INSEAD
  • - BSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law from EBS Universität

Passion

  • - Long-distance running
  • - Traveling off the beaten path
  • - Romantic and impressionist art

Focus

  • Partner on the Tech team

Experience

  • - Venture Capital at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
  • - Private Equity at HQ Capital (formerly Auda Private Equity)
  • - Kauffman Fellow (Class 23)
  • - Mentor at Techstars Berlin

Education

  • - MBA from INSEAD
  • - BSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law from EBS Universität

Passion

  • - Long-distance running
  • - Traveling off the beaten path
  • - Romantic and impressionist art
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LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Dr.
Gert Köhler
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Founder and Managing Partner

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 Harald 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

Focus

  • Founder and Managing Partner

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 Harald 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
Managing Partner
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Karlheinz Schmelig
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Managing Partner, heading the Life Science team

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

  • Managing Partner, heading the Life Science team

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
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Michael Lütolf
Associate

Focus

  • Associate on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - VC experience as an Analyst at investiere.ch (Verve Capital Partners AG)
  • - Corporate experience from UBS
  • - Research experience from the University of Basel and Columbia University in molecular dynamics and point-of-care testing
  • - Co-founder of a profitable fashion accessories brand

Education

  • - MSc in Biomedical Engineering from ETH Zürich and Columbia University

Passion

  • - (Ski) mountaineering
  • - Swiss Alps and vibrant cities
  • - Fine and healthy food

Focus

  • Associate on the Life Science team

Experience

  • - VC experience as an Analyst at investiere.ch (Verve Capital Partners AG)
  • - Corporate experience from UBS
  • - Research experience from the University of Basel and Columbia University in molecular dynamics and point-of-care testing
  • - Co-founder of a profitable fashion accessories brand

Education

  • - MSc in Biomedical Engineering from ETH Zürich and Columbia University

Passion

  • - (Ski) mountaineering
  • - Swiss Alps and vibrant cities
  • - Fine and healthy food
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Operations
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Angela Will-Jamin
Team Assistant

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Program planner and On-Air Promotion manager for private TV station ANIXE HD Television GmbH
  • - Trainee in the program department of TV station SUPER RTL

Education

  • - Degree (Magister Artium) in theatre, film and media sciences and American studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Passion

  • - Her kids
  • - Coffee
  • - TV series marathons

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Program planner and On-Air Promotion manager for private TV station ANIXE HD Television GmbH
  • - Trainee in the program department of TV station SUPER RTL

Education

  • - Degree (Magister Artium) in theatre, film and media sciences and American studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Passion

  • - Her kids
  • - Coffee
  • - TV series marathons
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Angela Will-Jamin
Team Assistant
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Lisa Fahrner
Finance Manager

Focus

Finance manager

Experience

  • - Corporate experience in IT outsourcing controlling at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW)
  • - Lecturing experience at Coburg University of Applied Sciences
  • - Auditing experience with Deloitte Luxembourg

Education

  • - BSc in International Business from Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences and University of Adelaide
  • - MBA in Financial Management from Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Passion

  • - Traveling to far-away places
  • - Vegetarian Sushi
  • - Cycling

Focus

Finance manager

Experience

  • - Corporate experience in IT outsourcing controlling at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW)
  • - Lecturing experience at Coburg University of Applied Sciences
  • - Auditing experience with Deloitte Luxembourg

Education

  • - BSc in International Business from Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences and University of Adelaide
  • - MBA in Financial Management from Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Passion

  • - Traveling to far-away places
  • - Vegetarian Sushi
  • - Cycling
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Lisa Fahrner
Finance Manager
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Swetlana Gross
Team Assistant

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Management assistant at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, responsible for mentoring new trainees, administration and customer acquisition

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in Applied Foreign Languages and Economics with the emphasis on English, Russian and Business Administration from Justus Liebig University Giessen

Passion

  • - Cats
  • - Plants
  • - Mini Coopers

Focus

  • Team Assistant/PR

Experience

  • - Management assistant at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, responsible for mentoring new trainees, administration and customer acquisition

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in Applied Foreign Languages and Economics with the emphasis on English, Russian and Business Administration from Justus Liebig University Giessen

Passion

  • - Cats
  • - Plants
  • - Mini Coopers
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Swetlana Gross
Team Assistant
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Thomas Dreiling
Communications Manager

Focus

  • Communications Manager

Experience

  • - PR Consultant at MSLGROUP, the Publicis Groupe’s international PR and strategic communications network
  • - Mandates for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Deutsche Bank, Bayer, Fraport, and different start-ups

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in sociology from Otto Friedrich University Bamberg

Passion

  • - Bikes
  • - Basketball
  • - Background reports

Focus

  • Communications Manager

Experience

  • - PR Consultant at MSLGROUP, the Publicis Groupe’s international PR and strategic communications network
  • - Mandates for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Deutsche Bank, Bayer, Fraport, and different start-ups

Education

  • - Degree (Diplom) in sociology from Otto Friedrich University Bamberg

Passion

  • - Bikes
  • - Basketball
  • - Background reports
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Thomas Dreiling
Communications Manager
LOCATION
Bad Homburg
Ute Molders
Office Manager

Focus

  • Office Manager

Experience

  • - Investment Banking companies (corporate finance/M+A) including Peters Associates ((now Lincoln International), member of founding team), UBS and Morgan Stanley
  • - International experience working for Hewlett Packard GmbH and Siemens plc (UK)

Education

  • - Certificate in commercial administration
  • - Studies in psychology

Passion

  • - Western/Vedic astrology and traditional Chinese medicine/diet
  • - Music and reading (German and English contemporary literature)
  • - Fashion and ecology

Focus

  • Office Manager

Experience

  • - Investment Banking companies (corporate finance/M+A) including Peters Associates ((now Lincoln International), member of founding team), UBS and Morgan Stanley
  • - International experience working for Hewlett Packard GmbH and Siemens plc (UK)

Education

  • - Certificate in commercial administration
  • - Studies in psychology

Passion

  • - Western/Vedic astrology and traditional Chinese medicine/diet
  • - Music and reading (German and English contemporary literature)
  • - Fashion and ecology
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Ute Molders
Office Manager
Investment Team
LOCATION
Zurich
Cédric Köhler
Managing Partner

Focus

  • Managing Partner on the Tech team

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

Passion

  • - The mountains
  • - Eintracht Frankfurt

Focus

  • Managing Partner on the Tech team

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

Passion

  • - The mountains
  • - Eintracht Frankfurt
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Cédric Köhler
Managing Partner
LOCATION
Zurich
Qasim Abbas
Associate

Focus

  • Associate on the Tech team

Experience

  • - More than 8 years of experience in business and digital transformation projects (Business Development, Industry 4.0, TMT)
  • - Worked for market leading technology firms such as Bosch, TTTech and Siemens
  • - International work experience in Austria and UK

Education

  • - Master’s degree in finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science, major in investment banking
  • - Masters and bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, major in robotics and business engineering

Passion

  • - Traveling
  • - Brazilian jiujitsu
  • - Football

Focus

  • Associate on the Tech team

Experience

  • - More than 8 years of experience in business and digital transformation projects (Business Development, Industry 4.0, TMT)
  • - Worked for market leading technology firms such as Bosch, TTTech and Siemens
  • - International work experience in Austria and UK

Education

  • - Master’s degree in finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science, major in investment banking
  • - Masters and bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, major in robotics and business engineering

Passion

  • - Traveling
  • - Brazilian jiujitsu
  • - Football
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Qasim Abbas
Associate
Operations
LOCATION
Zurich
Larissa Lewis
Office Manager

Focus

  • Office manager and personal assistant at our Zurich office

Experience

  • - 11 years in the travel industry, three years as a personal assistant and one year in communications
  • - International work experience in the US

Education

  • - Degree in Event Management from KV Business School Zurich
  • - Travel agent apprenticeship

Passion

  • - Painting with acrylics
  • - Baking

Focus

  • Office manager and personal assistant at our Zurich office

Experience

  • - 11 years in the travel industry, three years as a personal assistant and one year in communications
  • - International work experience in the US

Education

  • - Degree in Event Management from KV Business School Zurich
  • - Travel agent apprenticeship

Passion

  • - Painting with acrylics
  • - Baking
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Larissa Lewis
Office Manager