Philipp joined Sapphire Ventures as a member of the growth investment team in the summer of 2017. On an ongoing basis, he analyzes and performs due diligence on new investments while assisting current portfolio companies. Philipp worked on Sapphire’s investments in DataRobot, InfluxData, Matillion, Phoenix Labs, project44 and Reonomy.
Prior to joining Sapphire Ventures, Philipp was part of Goldman Sachs’ TMT investment banking division in San Francisco and worked on a number of high-profile IPO and M&A transactions. Philipp received a bachelor’s in mathematical economic analysis from Rice University and was team captain of the men’s varsity tennis team. Originally from Munich, Germany, Philipp is also fluent in German.