Christian loves to start companies from scratch, aiming to tackle problems of our everyday life and making an impact. Being skilled in law, business administration and IT, Christian combines entrepreneurial thinking with technological approaches. He is deeply rooted in the Legal Tech industry. Besides, he enjoys discovering different disciplines and gaining expertise in various industries. He is always looking for the underlying patterns in one industry and transfers this knowledge to other markets, connecting people and ideas.
He is a partner and founding member of ten., the leading b2b Legal Tech venture builder, and works in senior positions in the portfolio companies. Christian is Co-Initiator and Head of Frankfurt Forward, a 1:1 matchmaking initiative connecting established industry players with young startups. He is also leading a management consultancy, an independent European venture builder, tackling fundamental resource problems. Previously, he was Director of Investment at the FiZ Frankfurt Biotechnology Innovation Center and Management Consultant in the field of competitive intelligence. He is currently based in Frankfurt am Main.
Driven by his entrepreneurial spirit, Christian is also a mentor and investor. He has privately invested in data-driven b2b companies, shaping the Health and Food Tech industry. Just as important as the startup’s industry focus are the company’s values. Loyalty, hands-on mentality, as well as open direct communication are key to Christian.
Moreover, he is a member of several supervisory and advisory boards, think tanks and regional initiatives. He also co-hosts the Venture Capital Forum that brings together the foremost investors, founders, and media representatives and is an alumnus of the Global Shapers of the World Economic Forum.
Frankfurt Forward is the independent matchmaker and innovation driver for the startup ecosystem FrankfurtRhineMain. Through networking and knowledge transfer, it promotes the further development of innovation and digitization in Frankfurt.
We are always looking for talents from different backgrounds to join our teams in our portfolio companies. Diversity and inclusion are core to our values, but we need to do more to achieve our goals. Please reach out to us and apply now for the open positions.