For founders by founders
GFC is a globally oriented, stage agnostic venture fund that empowers gifted entrepreneurs world-wide.
Global Founders Capital is made of entrepreneurs that have successfully built companies in the past. Our passion is to support great businesses with gifted entrepreneurs world wide. We are pragmatic, fast and we bring deep operational expertise to the table. We are data driven, idea meritocratic and we value direct feedback.
Global Founders Capital invests stage agnostic. We do Seed, Series A or participate in later rounds. We are looking primarily for the team that we want to work with. The better we understand the business the earlier we are willing to invest. Typically we do not invest pre-launch.
Click and Buy
Exited to Deutsche Telekom
Exited to Expedia
Global online food delivery
Marketplace for vacation rentals
for founders by founders
Oliver is one of the most successful German Internet entrepreneurs, having built and exited numerous businesses such as Alando (sold to Ebay), Jamster (sold to New Corp), Citydeal (sold to Groupon), supported European fashion giant Zalando, and initiated company builder Rocket Internet amongst others. He was honored with the Young Global Leader designation at the World Economic Forum in Davos and Forbes has recognized him and his brothers among the top 12 global entrepreneurs to watch. Oliver holds a business degree from WHU, Germany.
Marc founded with his two brothers Alando.de which became the market leader of internet auctions in Germany. After the successful sale of Alando.de to eBay Inc., Marc was Managing Director of eBay, responsible for Germany, Switzerland and Austria, turning eBay Germany into the most profitable international site of eBay worldwide. In 2000, Marc and his brothers founded Jamba! AG which became market leader for wireless content in Europe and the US. In 2003, Marc received the distinguished Eisenhower Fellowship Award. He holds a Master's Degree in Law from the University of Cologne.
Daniel has been working with tech startups for over a decade as an entrepreneur, operator, financier and investor. He was an early internet pioneer in the UK, building the first online food ordering platform, and has also been involved in a number of tech companies from formation through to exit. Most recently he was part of the venture capital team at Fidelity where he was involved in a number of investments in e-commerce, marketplaces and SaaS including NotOnTheHighStreet, Wahanda and GoodData. Daniel holds a ‘first class' Bachelor of Science degree from Warwick and Wharton business schools.
Levin Bunz joined Global Founders Capital in 2013 with responsibilities stretching from deal sourcing and structuring to due diligence. Levin was an early hire at Tradeshift where he built up their online marketing organization, data tracking and business intelligence and holds a Master's Degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship from WHU, Germany.
Nicholas has over 7 years of startup and corporate experience as an entrepreneur, operator, advisor and investor. Previously, he founded his own boutique firm providing corporate finance services to entrepreneurs, VCs and angel investors. He has also worked for Access Industries-owned AINMT in Brazil, PT in Lisbon, and was an investment banker at UBS in London. Nicholas holds an MBA from London Business School.
Fabian Siegel co-founded European payment service ClickandBuy (sold to Deutsche Telekom) where he served as CTO for 7 years, founded personal finance startup Strateer, ran operations at browser technology company kikin.com and was Co-CEO at Delivery Hero, a global leader in online food ordering, from 2010 to 2013. Fabian holds a masters in economics from University of Bonn, Germany.
GFC is a global oriented, stage agnostic venture fund that empowers gifted entrepreneurs world wide.
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