Dr. Carsten Maschmeyer

Founder and Managing Director

“I am convinced that within people lies tremendous entrepreneurial potential. Together with you, the founders, we transform young startups into successful companies.”

Carsten Maschmeyer is a successful entrepreneur, startup investor, keynote speaker, and bestselling author. The invention of independent financial consulting (AWD) is attributed to him. In 2007, he achieved an exit with AWD to the largest Swiss life insurer, Swiss Life. In 2010 he founded the biopharmaceutical company HMNC Brain Health, followed by the venture capital fund ALSTIN in 2011, seed + speed Ventures in 2016 and ultimately the US VC fund Maschmeyer Group Ventures in 2018.

For founders and companies alike, Carsten Maschmeyer is a sought-after mentor and strategic partner.

Furthermore, he is a highly regarded advisor in sales and marketing. He is particularly passionate about the advancement of digitalization and artificial intelligence. Since 2016, he has been an investor in the successful television show "Die Höhle der Löwen", which airs during prime time.

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