Christian Schuetz


Christian Schütz is member of the btov Board of Directors and one of four Partners of the Industrial Technologies Fund team. For the IT Fund he is focusing on investments in health data, homecare and other health 4.0 technologies.

Christian joined btov in 2003 and shared the responsibility for the private investor network, the set-up of the first two btov Funds and all btov portfolio investments in the healthcare and ressource efficiency sector. He has been managing over 30 investments.

Christian earned a PHD in business administration with a focus on Venture Capital.

Thinking about the future and imagining the changes that seem impossible today are aspects of my job I enjoy.

  • With btov since: since 2003

  • Expertise in / interest in the following areas: Healthcare/Health Data & Resource Efficiency

  • Favourite quote: “Remember to look at the stars and not at your feet.

  • Your favourite futuristic technology: Teleportation

Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
CS -Loyalty, passion, fairness, sharing.
Q -Which SciFi "technology" are you missing in the real world?
CS -"Beam me up, Scotty" and "Back to the future"
Q -What do you like most about your job?
CS -Lifelong learning and "Think the unthinkable" - Thinking about the future and imagining the changes that seem impossible today.
Q -Do you have a passion that you pursue besides work?
CS -My family, Corbet's Couloir and Powder 8's, good espresso .
Q -What is your nature, what is typical for you?
CS -Rock on the Surf.
Q -What are your top 3 favourite podcasts/books?
CS -TED Health/Talks, Future of Life.
Q -What are the most important things you have learned from founders so far?
CS -Reflect, rethink and act.
Q -Which startup inspires you the most?
CS -G-Therapeutics
Q -Which founders do you find most inspiring?
CS -Harpreet Singh from immatics
Q -Which person impresses you the most?
CS - Stephen Hawking
Q -Do you have a person who has had a particular influence on you in your life, or one who has had a significant influence on you?
CS -My doctoral mother
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