Florian Hirschberger is Chief Investment Officer since 2019 and responsible for media-for-equity and portfolio management. Florian has been with SevenVentures since 2014 and began overseeing the portfolio management of the equity investments and, in the management of SevenOne Capital, was also responsible for the venture capital fund investments at ProSiebenSat.1.
Florian previously worked for Viscardi Investment Banking in Germany focusing on M&A and corporate finance as well as at PB Capitalin New York. Florian is also an active entrepreneur in the food production industry through his family business.
Florian holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. In his spare time, Florian is a passionate about travelling, skiing and mountain hiking.
Maximilian Jochim is Chief Operating Officer of the Management Board of SevenVentures. He also serves on the Management Board of the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator. Maximilian joined SevenVentures in 2013. Most recently he was responsible for finance and controlling as Chief Financial Officer.
Previously, he worked at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE as Internal Auditor and Risk Manager.
Maximilian obtained a Diploma in Business Administration from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt. In his spare time, Maximilian plays soccer, tennis and goes snowboarding.
Florian Weber is a member of the Management Board and as Chief Commercial Officer he is responsible for media investments. Florian worked previously as Senior Director Media Investments. He joined SevenVentures in 2013 and serves also as Administrative President of SevenVentures Switzerland.
Prior to his role at SevenVentures, Florian worked for a well-known publisher and media group and for a leading international bank. He is a specialist in media impact analysis.
Florian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Finance Management. His hobbies include golf, squash, longboard and music.
Dr. Fabian Heuschele is Vice President of the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator. He has previously held various management positions at ProSiebenSat.1 such as Investment Director for the Group's FMCG activities and Strategic Advisor to the Group CEO.
While completing his Ph.D. at the University of St.Gallen he developed a successful spin-off focusing on organisational transformation and leadership coaching with senior customers from DAX and SMI corporations. He holds degrees in international management from London School of Economics, HEC Paris, and University of St.Gallen.
Christian joined the SevenVentures team as the Director for Sales Strategy in 2018, in which he is responsible for Strategy, New Business and Sales. He previously led numerous projects within the ProSiebenSat.1 group in the areas of Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Product Management. Prior to his role at ProSiebenSat.1, he worked as a strategy consultant, advising companies both in Germany and Abroad.
Christian holds a Master's degree in Management from the Cass Business School, London.
Bianca Bertsch joined the SevenVentures team as the Director of Marketing & Communication in 2019 and is responsible for the marketing and corporate communications strategies. She has over 15 years of experience in the communications industry. Previously, she worked as the Director of Corporate Communications at a leading branding and design agency, with a focus on employer branding. Prior to this, Bianca led the PR team at a German pay TV company. Furthermore, as the press manager for an international watch brand, she was responsible for both product and corporate communications and event management. She developed her communications expertise at various international agencies.
Bianca obtained a master's degree in American history, intercultural communication and market & advertising psychology from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.
In her spare time Bianca is passionate about travelling, yoga and design.
Leif Ebentreich joined the SevenVentures team as the Director for Media Investments in 2019. He was previously head of the sales department at glomex, the video syndication platform of ProSiebenSat.1, where he focused on the acquisition and development of publishers in Germany, Austria & Switzerland. Prior to this, he worked in management functions and marketing and sales roles for national and international media companies including Disney, SuperRTL, Yahoo and SevenOne Interactive.
Leif holds a Diploma in Culture Management from the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam.
Andrea Haemmerli has been with the company since 2012 as the Managing Director of SevenOne Media (Switzerland) AG. In this position, she is responsible for the sales and marketing of all P7S1 channels in Switzerland as well as the management of the Swiss channel, Puls 8. In addition to these responsibilities, Andrea took over the management of SevenVentures Switzerland.
Philipp Rouenhoff is the Associate Director for Equity Investments at SevenVentures. Prior to this role, Philipp worked within the strategy department and in product management for two DAX-listed corporations.
Dr. Daniel Zech is the Head of SevenVentures, Austria & Switzerland. Prior to joining SevenVentures, Austria, Daniel founded and sold an online soccer community in Austria and Switzerland.
Daniel holds a PHD degree from the University of Innsbruck, Beijing and Shanghai.
Andrea joined SevenVentures as the Business Operations Manager in 2019. She previously worked in the strategy department of a global consulting company focusing on digital marketing, sales and customer experience.
Andrea holds an MBA degree from Portland State University in Portland, OR, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from ESB Business School, Reutlingen.
Christian is employed as Senior Associate Equity at SevenVentures. Prior to his role at SevenVentures, he worked as an Analyst for a leading MidCap M&A Boutique.
Christian graduated with qualifications from both WU, Wien and Cass Business School.
Stefan Balabanow works as the Senior Manager for Sales Operations in the Sales Consulting division at SevenVentures. He was the Sales Manager at SevenOne AdFactory in the Licensing division for more than 4 years. In this position, he was responsible for the distribution of product and promotion licenses for brands including Germany´s next Topmodel, The Voice of Germany and The Big Bang Theory.
Stefan has more than 15 years of experience in the industry and trade sector. His previous roles include the Category Manager in the corporate sourcing department for a German electronics retail company, the Marketing Manager for an international publisher of PC and console games and the Senior Product Manager, Licensing & Content Cooperation for a German TV sports station.
In 2010 he founded a company dealing with the import of gaming and mobile phone accessories.
René Brix is an external advisor to SevenVentures in Denmark. Before joining the SevenVentures team, René launched and managed the growth of the largest e-tailer in Denmark. His earlier achievements include digital strategy consulting for large Nordic omni-channel players and building up telecommunications business areas across Europe.
Jan Brockhausen is the Senior Media Investments Manager at Seven Ventures. Before joining SevenVentures, he was responsible for the business development department at a leading European mobility Start-up.
Jan studied Business Administration with a focus on strategy, entrepreneurship and finance in both Muenster and Dortmund.
Yves joined the SevenVentures team as the Senior Investment Manager in 2011 and is responsible for media investments and international business development in France. Prior to his current role, he has worked at Loyalty Partner in Germany, specialising in controlling. His former positions include management roles within both ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and the teleshopping company affiliated with France's leading broadcasting group.
Yves holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Lille, France.
Yves is a French citizen and has lived in Munich since 1994.
Michael Eissmann is the Senior Manager of the Portfolio Management Team at SevenVentures. For several years he worked in transaction consulting with a focus on business valuation, financial due diligence, capital and debt advisory.
Michael is a CFA Charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst) and holds an MBA from Midwestern State University.
Max Gerke works as Senior Associate for media investments at SevenVentures. Previously, Max worked for several years as Investment Banker for an international M&A boutique. Max holds a Master in Management from the Hult Business School in London and San Francisco and a Bachelor in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich.
Lisa Maria Greimel has been with SevenVentures as an Executive Management Assistant since 2018. Lisa joined SevenVentures from the Sales & Key Account management team of the distribution department and previously worked for Odgers Berndtson in Munich as a project assistant.
Christopher Halbig works as the Manager for Equity Investments. Prior to commencing his role at SevenVentures, he completed a Double Master in Finance and Strategic Marketing at Maastricht University.
Christopher gained valuable experience in the Start-up sector whilst working for Rocket Internet and Deloitte.
Jonathan Helferich joined the SevenVentures team as the Senior Manager for Media Investments in 2019. Prior to his current role, he was responsible for sales and consulting at a performance TV agency. Additionally, he worked as a part of a team leading cross-media sales in Germany.
Jonathan obtained a Diploma in Sport, Business and Law from the University of Bayreuth.
Cosima joined the SevenVentures team as a Junior Manager in 2019 and is responsible for the processes supporting the venture investment committee. Previously she worked at a Munich-based start-up in business development. She also worked for BMW (in aftersales strategy) and OSRAM (inhouse consulting). Cosima holds a Bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich.
Stefan Hennig is manager in the portfolio management team of SevenVentures. Prior to joining SevenVentures, he worked for a private equity firm, where he supported investments in medium-sized and international companies and gained experience in the valuation of companies and the execution of structured transactions.He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Mergers & Acquisitions from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Viola is Senior Manager Media Investments. Initially she was responsible for international business development and the SevenVentures strategy. Her previous roles include a project manager position at a leading global strategy consulting firm, focusing on projects within the retail and consumer goods sectors.
Viola holds a Master in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics as well as a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.
Christian Köhler joined SevenVentures as Associate Media Investments in October 2019. Previously, he worked as an associate consultant for a leading strategy consultancy and as an analyst for an international CVC. Christian holds a Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Católica Lisbon SBE and a Bachelor in TUM-BWL from the Technical University of Munich.
Carolin Maierhofer joined the SevenVentures team in 2017. In her Management role, she is responsible for the fashion and sport industry. She previously worked as a Management Consultant for AdFactory at ProSiebenSat.1, focusing on the implementation of 360 degree projects. She also coordinated strategic brand developments for a variety of companies. Additionally, she was responsible for the EMEA marketing division of an American IoT group.
Carolin holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the DHBW, Ravensburg.
Jakub Maj is an External Advisor to SevenVentures for Poland and Eastern Europe. Before joining SevenVentures, he worked for a leading European company-builder, as well as for a Berlin-based Venture Capital firm.
Jakub has proven experience in launching Start-ups and is a specialist in online marketing.
Maria Popova is a Senior Manager on the Portfolio Management Team of SevenVentures. She previously worked as a Manager in Transaction Consultancy for one of the world's leading auditing and advisory companies.
She studied law and economics at the University of Augsburg and has successfully passed the CFA exam.
Rocio Lopez works in the SevenVentures finance team. She primarily provides support to both the Growth Investment Germany team and the International Business team.
Prior to her current role, she worked in controlling for ProSiebenSat.1 MediaSE.
Björn Schulmeister is Senior Manager Equity at SevenVentures. In the past he worked as a M&A advisor.
Björn completed his studies in the field of Business Administration at the University of Mannheim and at the Nova SBE in Lisbon.
Erik Stollberg is a Manager in the Media Investments Team. Before joining SevenVentures he worked in business development functions in various areas at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE.
He has many years of extensive industry experience through his work with SMEs in different sectors.
Victoria Annich joined SevenVentures in 2019 and worked in the International Business Development unit before joining the Media Investment team as an Associate in 2020. Prior to that, she worked for 3 years at the ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE in various sales and marketing departments as part of a dual study program, developing her skills in creative and strategic 360° brand building. Victoria holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a specialisation in Marketing from the DHBW Ravensburg.
Maximiliane Nolden works as Associate for Media Investments at SevenVentures. Previously, Maximiliane worked as Senior Business Development Manager at a corporate startup of a large German industrial company in the IoT space. Maximiliane holds a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship & Innovation from WFI – Ingolstadt School of Management and Toulouse Business School.
Alexander joined the SevenVentures team as a Controller in 2017 and is currently responsible for Finance and Controlling for SevenVentures Austria and Switzerland. He previously worked at a Start-up in Berlin and at a subsidiary company of ProSiebenSat.1.
Alexander holds a Master's Degree (M.Sc) in Finance and Controlling from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich.
Leona joined SevenVentures as a Junior Controller in 2019. Throughout her career, she has gained practical experience in various automotive corporations, in addition to working at a Cologne-based Start-Up.
Leona obtained a Master’s degree in Business, specialising in Finance and Accounting, from the University of Augsburg.
Raphael Budday is Associate in the Accelerator team. He previously worked at Grazia Equity in Stuttgart where he gained experience in the venture capital industry and worked with start-ups from different industries.
He holds a Master of Science in Management with a focus on entrepreneurship and finance from the University of Mannheim.
Tobias Riedl works as Investment Associate in the Accelerator team. He previously worked at Global Savings Group in Munich where he gained experience in the start-up industry.
He holds a Master of Science in law and economics with a focus on entrepreneurship from the University of Augsburg, during which time he also spent a semester abroad at Pepperdine University.
David Stünkel is Senior Associate in VC investments for the Accelerator. Prior to joining the Accelerator he worked for three years in strategy and M&A consulting for Berlin-based goodpoint. Fellows GmbH on acquisition and fundraising projects with customers from industrial technology, mobility, software and media as well as numerous start-ups.
David holds a Master of Science in Business Administration with a focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and technology management from the University of Potsdam which included a semester abroad at the University of Mississippi.
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