Sven Eppert

Principal, Managed Partner Funds

Supporting tech ventures as an entrepreneur and investor since 2004, Sven re-joined btov in 2019. This came after 6 years conducting M&A transactions as a Partner at i5invest for technology companies in enterprise software, digital marketing and education.

Now focussing on the investment activities of the managed partner fund for a Swiss family office, previously he was CFO at the eCommerce group SwissCommerce and led the business development at DKB Household.

A Master in Business Administration from the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Sven enjoys, and has an eye, for good design.

The values that drive me include commitment, accuracy and trust.

  • With btov since: 2004 (with interruption 2013-2019)

  • Expertise in / interest in the following areas: Enterprise SaaS, HealthTech, M&A 

  • Favourite quote: “Constraints focus the mind and provide fertile ground for creativity.”

  • Your “favourite futuristic technology”: Satellite-based broadband internet for everyone and everywhere

Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
SE -The values that drive me include commitment, accuracy and trust.
Q -Which technology or which trend inspires you the most?
SE -HealthTech, Democratization of Space and Consumerization of Enterprise Tech
Q -What surprised you when you started working in venture capital?
SE -I still see too little focus on strategic exit planning through systematic business development.
Q -What is your nature, what is typical for you?
SE -Conceptual thinking, empowerment of others for transformative solutions and impatience in their implementation.
Q -What are your sources of information on the net?
SE -Techmeme
Q -What are the most important things you have learned from founders so far?
SE -Building a corporate culture, leadership and long-term thinking to achieve the vision
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