Martin has built up HV Holtzbrinck Ventures as the leading consumer internet focused all-stage venture capital company in Germany over the last 12 years.
HV has invested in more than 100 companies including Citydeal (acquired by Groupon), Wooga.com, Zalando.com, Dafiti.com.br, Lamoda.ru, Jabong.com, Ozon.ru, Glossybox plus founded several start-ups such as Parship.com, Westwing.com and Experteer.com. Prior to joining the firm, Martin was CFO of Netlife AG (managing their IPO) and Investment Manager with Bayerische Landesbank for five years.
Holtzbrinck Ventures is the leading German Venture Capital Investor focused on consumer internet. We invest in start-ups at their foundation and initiate / co-found companies. The economics for internet start-ups allow to test business models in a very capital efficient way and to rapidly expand nationally and internationally. HV is the first institutional investor helping successful companies from the day of their inception to multi national category leaders around the world. The current portfolio consists of 67 companies with total annual revenue of several billion USD.
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