Christian Guba

Analyst

Before joining btov, Christian worked in the Investment Team of Project A, focusing on Healthcare, and helped enterprises to grow their online business as a Product Specialist at Google. He also gained experience in Product Management at a startup and began his career as Consultant at KPMG.

Christian graduated from HHL Leipzig and WWU Münster with a Master in Management. Outside of work, he loves to hike and pursues his passion for Ballroom Dancing with his partner.

The privilege of working with innovators and success hungry entrepreneurs is a part of my job I really enjoy.

  • With btov since: May 2019

  • Expertise in / interest in the following areas: Healthcare, Cyber Security, and B2B SaaS

  • Favourite quote: ““A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things can not be bought – they must be earned.” Naval Ravikant

  • Your “favourite futuristic technology”: AI

Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
CG -Open-mindedness, initiative, simplicity, humor.
Q -Which SciFi "technology" are you missing in the real world?
CG -Simulation from Black Mirror - San Junipero.
Q -What do you like most about your job?
CG -The privilege of working with innovators and success hungry entrepreneurs.
Q -What surprised you when you started working in venture capital?
CG -FOMO (fear of missing out).
Q -Do you have a passion that you pursue besides work?
CG -I’m lucky that my family owns a dancing school so I’ve learned ballroom dancing at a young age and it has been a great passion ever since.
Q -What did you want to be when you were little?
CG -LEGO designer.
Q -What are your top 3 favourite podcasts/books?
CG -Making Sense (Sam Harris), The Knowledge Project (Shane Parrish), The Prof G Show (Scott Galloway).
Q -What are you currently training in, what are you currently learning?
CG -Python and R to complement my business background with more hard skills.
Q -Which person would you most like to work with?
CG -Steve Jobs in the early 2000s.
Q -Which investor do you value most?
CG -Bill Gurley for his track record and Ben Horowitz for reinventing the VC model.
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