Together we turn your vision into reality
We are over 100 entrepreneurs and tech experts with a long track record in the global startup and digital ecosystem.
It is part of our DNA to build and scale ventures that disrupt industries. As serial entrepreneurs and digital leaders, we have the credentials and hard-learned experience to co-create successful digital ventures with our corporate partners.
Beyond their commitment to FACTOR10, our team members are among the Digital Leaders of the World Economic Forum, on the Board of Entrepreneurship at Vattenfall, on the Advisory Board at Burda Forward and other companies, executive producers of the Platform Economy Summit Europe, guest lecturers at Singularity University as well the bright minds behind the Platform Innovation Kit and the New Growth Playbook.
Felix Staeritz, CEOFelix founded his first company aged just 16, and is a serial entrepreneur, digital growth expert and investor. He has gone on to found several startups and platforms, including the successful food delivery service KochAbo, later merging with MarleySpoon – which IPOed for $150m. He has also invested in a number of digital businesses, including ShareTheMeal, the world’s first app against global hunger. Furthermore, Felix engages as a Digital Leader at the World Economic Forum, is a Member of the Board of Entrepreneurship at Vattenfall, a mentor at the Founder Festival and a business angel.
Michael Stephanblome, CSO
Michael has over 16 years of experience as an investor and a serial entrepreneur. In addition to his commitments at FACTOR10, Michael is a Venture Partner at investment firm Eight Roads; the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International. He also serves as a member of the Advisory Board at Burda Forward, as well as the Board of Entrepreneurship at Vattenfall, and is a Digital Leader at the World Economic Forum. Michael has served as Founder, CEO, and MD of several other internet companies, such as typeless, IgnitionOne, and adjug.
Andreas von Oettingen, CTO
Having founded his first company at the age of 18, Andreas has since developed into a passionate serial entrepreneur, tech expert and consultant. As team lead at Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based global internet company, he created the high performance e-commerce platform ‘Alice’. Furthermore, Andreas has served as the CTO of e-commerce platform Crowdfox, and has held a lead position at the company builder Project A Ventures. As a pioneer in insurtech, Andreas founded biometric Software, which was acquired by Onesty Group.
We co-create a better future by bringing together the brightest digital talents.
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Our Advisors and Venture Partners
We work closely with over 40 Advisors and Venture Partners.
Jochen M. Wilms
Holger is an experienced entrepreneur, digital thought leader and expert in digital transformation and has a demonstrated history in digitizing the robotics-, transportation- and telecommunication industry. He got awarded as “CIO of the year 2014”, winner of the “digital transformation award” and the “process innovation award“. He was Group CIO of the robotic company KUKA, CIO at Deutsche Bahn, VP Software Business at Siemens AG and co-founded giromail-the mailing company.