Andreas Weiskam

Partner

Based in London, UK

About Andreas

Andreas Weiskam is a co-founder and partner of Sapphire Ventures. He serves as a board director or observer at Contentful, GitGuardian, Matillion, Unmind, and Yapily.

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.

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Focus Areas

  • European tech
  • Fintech
  • Consumer tech
  • Sales & marketing tech

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 helped us achieve escape velocity.

Keith Krach

Chairman, Docusign

investments

  • Cazoo

    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

    IPO 2021

  • Contentful

    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

    Criteo is the advertising platform for the open Internet, an ecosystem that favors net neutrality, transparency and inclusiveness. 

    NASDAQ: CRTO

    IPO 2013

  • Currencycloud

    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)

  • DocuSign

    The market leader and global standard for electronic signature.

    NASDAQ: DOCU

    IPO 2018

  • GitGuardian

    GitGuardians is improving real-time secrets detection and security policies enforcement by empowering developers and security professionals with DevSecOps.

    CEO: Jérémy Thomas

  • iovation

    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

    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

    Lavante was a provider of cloud-based supplier information management and audit recovery solutions.

    Acquired by PRGX Global (2016)

  • LogLogic

    LogLogic provides a scalable log and security intelligence platform for the enterprise and cloud. 

    Acquired by TIBCO (2012)

  • Matillion

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • Zend

    Developing, deploying, and managing business-critical PHP applications.

    Acquired by Rogue Wave (2015)