Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
CV -Authenticity, loyalty and passion
Q -What trend will most impact an industry of your choice?
CV -Power to liquid / e-fuels from renewable energies
Q -What excites you most about your profession?
CV -Bringing together visionary founders and experienced investors to disrupt markets.
Q -What surprised you the most when starting to work in venture capital?
CV -Most successes are built on hard work (in addition to skills) rather than solely on native talent.
Q -Do you have a passion that you pursue besides work?
CV -Coordinate a game of football with friends (though it ends up not happening in the end far too often).
Q -What are indispensable tools in your everyday life?
CV -Headphones, radio.de, Microsoft Excel
Q -What are you currently studying, what are you learning now?
CV -Blockchain technologies and the decentralization and democratization of industries (e.g. financial markets).
Q -What are the most important things you have learned from founders so far?
CV -“Don’t have too many doubts. Don’t think too much about what others think of you. Use that energy more for engaging into your business.” – Verena Pausder
Q -Which startup excites you the most?
CV -fruitcore – I think it is amazing how the robotics startup from my hometown Konstanz is enabling revolutionary robotics for any company