Ingo Franz is a Partner with CREATHOR VENTURE and has been working in the venture capital industry for more than ten years. He has a broad investment and lead investor experience in IT/Media, software, communication and new materials companies. He has served as a director on boards of German, French, US companies and has a successful track record with IPO and trade-sale transactions. Prior to joining CREATHOR VENTURE, Ingo Franz was an Investment Manager at Technologieholding and later on Investment Director with 3i heading the German electronics and materials investment activities. Prior to his venture capital career, Ingo managed strategy and technology initiatives in the high-tech, manufacturing and logistics industry for the Bossard Consulting Group and Gemini Management Consulting. Early in his career, Mr. Franz implemented design and engineering projects in the area of Computer Integrated Manufacturing at MTU in Munich and ITEM/St. Gallen, Switzerland.