Jasmin Heimann

Analyst, Ringier Digital Ventures

Jasmin joined btov Partners in summer 2019 as Investment Analyst at Ringier Digital Ventures (Managed Partner Fund). Previously, she gained relevant experience at Ringier, Simon-Kucher & Partners and Swisscom in the fields of business development, consulting and financial controlling. Jasmin holds a M.Sc. degree in Management with focus on strategy from the University of Lausanne. She also studied in Berne, Singapore and at the Copenhagen Business School.

In her free time, Jasmin loves road cycling and completely agrees with Peter Sagan who once stated: «Uphill, downhill, I like that.»

I enjoy how many good-hearted, inspiring and open-minded people you can meet and work with day in, day out.

  • With btov since: mid-2019

  • Expertise in / interest in the following areas: Consumer facing business models, Corporate Venturing

  • Favourite quote: “Love people and use things because the opposite never works.”

  • Your favourite futuristic technology: Self-driving cars

Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
JH -Integrity, open-mindedness, respect.
Q -What technological progress do you hope for most?
JH -Making the world both a more sustainable and a more equal place through innovation and technology.
Q -What surprised you when you started working in venture capital?
JH -How many good-hearted, inspiring and open-minded people you can meet and work with day in, day out.
Q -What did you want to become when you were little?
JH -Professional basketball among others – with a height of 1m56cm I had to accept that this is unfortunately not a suitable career path for me though. 😉
Q -What are your top 3 favorite podcasts/books?
JH -I am passionate about a lot of books and podcasts but right now I would say Women at work by HBR (podcast), Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (book) and Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay (book).
Q -Which person impresses you the most?
JH -After watching “The Last Dance” I am very impressed by the basketball player Michael Jordan. The dedication, hard-work and effort he puts into winning is fascinating. Also, he seems to be living in the moment most of the time which I think is a great way to approach life and all the challenges that come with it.
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