He is a partner and founding member of ten., the leading legal tech and reg tech company builder, expert-generalist at neuheit., an innovation boutique, and co-founder of Bardeen IO, a SOTA software building company. Previously, he was Director of Investment at the FiZ Frankfurt Biotechnology Innovation Center and he co-established Frankfurt Forward, an 1:1 matchmaking initiative connecting established industry players with young startups. He is currently based in Frankfurt am Main.
He is always looking for the underlying patterns in one industry and applies this knowledge to other markets. To date, Christian has privately invested in companies taking a data-driven approach to redefining the future of legal and regulatory processes, startup scouting and venture valuation, social media ads and targeting, and fraud detection for SMEs. He sits in a number of supervisory and advisory boards and think tanks. Christian believes that Europe is the ideal place for Industrial Tech and Food Tech revolution.
Since the early 90ies and C64, Christian has been fond of technology and coding. Today, he masters different programming languages, he is a huge fan of MOOCs and supporter of open data to increase transparency and innovation. He attended University of Bayreuth and Hagen, UNIGE and University College London, focusing on taxation, corporate and company law, and asset management. He has also received certificates from Harvard University and Manchester Business School.
Christian co-hosts the Venture Capital Forum that brings together the foremost investors, founders, and media people. He is one of the Global Shapers of the World Economic Forum, representing the Frankfurt Hub, and Mentor of Startupbootcamp Digital Health in Berlin.