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 companies tackling the inefficient use of resources, particularly 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.
Friday cooking is about bringing people from different backgrounds together. Over an authentic vegetarian two-hour late lunch, interesting guests from politics and the startup ecosystem, among others, exchange ideas on a variety of topics in a cosy atmosphere.
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.
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