Philipp is one of the founding partners of Active Venture Partners since its inception in 2002. He has brought all the best practices within venture capital to the firm and constantly strives to perfect them. He is also a member of various venture capital networks and frequently participates as jury member for European start-up competitions and entrepreneurial initiatives. He is currently on the board of Xperience Consulting, Oferton and YD, prior board seats include Smart Impression and Storevision.
Prior to Active Venture Partners, Philipp ran his own venture capital service company – VCMORE – in Germany since 1999. He gathered extensive experience in the venture capital industry through carrying out several larger investments in early stage companies on behalf of a private investor network and as an official advisor of tbg Kfw-Mittelstandbank, one of Germany’s biggest public subsidies initiatives for the early stage sector. Before setting up VCMORE, Philipp worked in investment banking, software and logistics sector in New York, London and Hamburg.
Philipp was born in Germany and has lived and worked in Germany, England, United States and Spain. He is fluent in German, English and Spanish.
Philipp graduated from the City University Business School London in 1999.