Florian combines hands-on knowledge from an entrepreneurial and venture capital background. He has 15+ years’ experience in building technology startups from scratch and has founded three companies in the field of mobile software, eHealth and cybersecurity himself. As founder and former CEO of Kupferwerk (now called Intive) he created Europe’s leading specialist for mobile applications with now more than 1500 employees.
In his current position as Investment Director and Prokurist at Deutsche Telekom’s hub:raum Fund, he is responsible for the strategic early-stage venture investment activities of one of Europe’s preeminent corporate innovation hubs and leads an international team of investment professionals based in Berlin, Krakow and Tel Aviv.
Florian has an academic background in Information Technology as well as Business Management with professional certifications in Private Equity and Venture Capital.