As Principal, Philipp manages portfolio relations, leads the application and selection process, and is the central node of Seedcamp’s network of mentors and corporate partners. He works closely with the Seedcamp companies to achieve their goals, raise follow-on funding and connect them to the network. Philipp is leading the Seedcamp Academy, which is a monthly learning and development program designed to educate founders and team members on the most important startup topics.
He is interested in new web technologies, mobile applications, and innovative application of technology to existing markets, mostly consumer focused.
Before Seedcamp, Philipp was an Investment Manager at DuMont Venture, a German VC fund. He also worked with many startups in operational and advising roles, focusing on consumer facing internet technology and media. He is a member of the advisory board at cloudControl.com.
Philipp received his Msc in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship from HEC and EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. He holds a BSc in International Business from Universiteit Maastricht and spent time at the Warrington College of Business and the Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires.
Philipp is an avid DIYer, foodie, and ex-DJ with a penchant for electronic music, 90s Hiphop and 60s Rock. He blogs at www.pmoe.de.