Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
VS -Trust, curiosity and honesty
Q -Which SciFi "technology" are you missing in the real world?
VS -Hyperspace flights
Q -Which technology or trend excites you the most?
VS -The commercialisation of space and its wealth of new possibilities.
Q -What excites you most about your profession?
VS -Giving founders the chance to foster their innovative drive.
Q -What surprised you when you started working in venture capital?
VS -That it's a cross-network collaboration instead of a competition.
Q -What do you do in your spare time? Do you have a passion that you pursue outside of work?
VS -I like to pursue my own creativity and look at the world through the lens of my Contax SLR, or I design and develop my own wristwatches.
Q -What did you want to be when you were little?
VS -An architect, like my father.
Q -What are indispensable tools in your everyday life?
VS -Pen & paper, loud music when I have to go into a working tunnel.
Q - What are the most important things you have learned from founders so far?
VS -Optimism and perseverance.
Q -Which founders do you find most inspiring?
VS -Those who can humbly take themselves back in order to move their company forward.