"I think the world of Sapphire Ventures. Andreas has been by our side through major milestones including signing a global reseller partnership with SAP and our market entry into Europe and Asia. The Sapphire Ventures team are true partners, providing invaluable advice, guidance and support that have help us achieve escape velocity." - Keith Krach, Chairman, Docusign
Andreas joined the investment team at Sapphire Ventures in 2006 and since has led several investments. He serves as a board director/observer at Currency Cloud, iovation, Retail Solutions, Scytl and Wandera. Other current investments include DocuSign, Onventis and Qubit. Prior to Sapphire Ventures, Andreas held business development roles at SAP, co-developing the SAP enterprise services community and leading reseller partnerships with Virsa Systems and Mercury Interactive among others. Before SAP, he co-founded Zadu, a venture-backed instant messaging startup.
Andreas holds a Diplom-Kaufmann (graduate business degree) from the University of Hamburg, Germany and an MLitt with distinction in management, economics and politics from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Andreas is a Kauffman Fellow and has lived in Stockholm, Hamburg, Munich and San Francisco. He is based in London.
Exits and IPOs
- Amberpoint (acquired by Oracle)
- Criteo (CRTO)
- ITAC (acquired by Durr)
- Lavante (acquired by PRGX Global)
- LogLogic (acquired by TIBCO Software)