Andreas’ previous investments at Sapphire include: Cazoo (NYSE: CZOO) Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), CurrencyCloud (acquired by Visa), DocuSign (NASDAQ: DOCU), Iovation (acquired by TransUnion), iTAC (acquired by Durr), Lavante (acquired by PRGX Global), LogLogic (acquired by TIBCO Software), Retail Solutions (acquired by IRi), Zend Technologies (acquired by Rogue Wave), Voxeo (acquired by Aspect Software), and Wandera (acquired by Jamf).
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.
Cazoo’s mission is to transform the way people buy used cars in the UK by providing better selection, transparency, convenience and peace of mind.NYSE: CZOO
Contentful is the global leader in headless content management. Contentful’s platform integrates seamlessly with hundreds of other tools through open APIs and is used by brands such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, Jack in the Box and many others to build digital experiences at scale.
CEO: Steve Sloan
Criteo is the advertising platform for the open Internet, an ecosystem that favors net neutrality, transparency and inclusiveness.NASDAQ: CRTO
Launched in London, Currencycloud is driving the transformation of the payments landscape to make international business and new markets accessible to everyone.
Acquired by Visa (2021)
The market leader and global standard for electronic signature.NASDAQ: DOCU
GitGuardians is improving real-time secrets detection and security policies enforcement by empowering developers and security professionals with DevSecOps.
CEO: Jérémy Thomas
iovation was founded with a mission to make the internet a safer place for people to conduct business. Armed with the world’s largest and most precise database of reputation insights and cryptographically secure multi-factor authentication methods, iovation safeguards digital transactions daily.
Acquired by TransUnion (2018)
ITAC (Internet Technologies and Consulting) Software specializes in the provision of internet of things technologies for the manufacturing industry.
Acquired by Dürr Systems (2015)
Lavante was a provider of cloud-based supplier information management and audit recovery solutions.
Acquired by PRGX Global (2016)
LogLogic provides a scalable log and security intelligence platform for the enterprise and cloud.
Acquired by TIBCO (2012)
Matillion is a software company that offers purpose-built, native ELT solutions for cloud data platforms. Its products are designed and developed for fast-growing, tech-savvy, and intelligence- and data- driven companies that are leveraging the cloud to gain insights.
CEO: Matthew Scullion
Qubit delivers data-first customer experiences. The company’s digital experience hub brings together analytics, segmentation, A/B testing, and web personalization into an integrated workflow, so that intelligent customer experiences can be delivered across every brand touchpoint.
Acquired by Coveo (2021)
RSi’s vision is to maximize the ROI of daily actions, which drive & respond to consumer demand, through cloud-based applications, demand intelligence & data integration.
Acquired by IRI (2020)
Scytl is the global leader in providing state-of-the-art electronic voting and electoral modernization solutions. Its groundbreaking electoral security technology enables Scytl to carry out electronically all types of electoral processes in a secure and auditable manner.
CEO: Silvia Caparrós
Unmind is a leading workplace mental health platform, empowering employees around the world to live more fulfilling and balanced lives. Underpinned by clinical psychology and powered by technology, the platform helps employees proactively measure, understand, and nurture their own mental health.
CEO: Nick Taylor
Wandera pioneered the world’s first cloud gateway for mobile to help security leaders manage risk and prevent threats in enterprise mobility. Wandera has the deepest visibility into the data coming in and out of mobile devices, assembling the industry’s largest mobile dataset and analyzing it in real-time.
Acquired by Jamf (2021)
Yapily is an Open Banking infrastructure provider, allowing companies to seamlessly access financial data and initiate payments. Designed and built for Open Finance, Yapily enables better and fairer financial products for everyone.
CEO: Stefano Vaccino
Developing, deploying, and managing business-critical PHP applications.
Acquired by Rogue Wave (2015)
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