Sebastian is co-founder of Springtech Partners – a company builder and early stage investor out of Berlin. He started his first company, Smeet, in 2006 a technology/internet gaming start-up with activities in over 20 countries, for which he raised an eight digit Euro amount of VC funding and which he exited through a management buyout in 2014. In parallel he co-founded ventures in the e-commerce, social media and fintech space including ManuCo Group, Myos, Stoyo Media and Gourmesso among others. Through his ventures he has won several awards including Made in.de – award from John Melone or the Red Herring Top 100 European start-ups award. Sebastian is deeply involved in Berlin start-up scene including mentorship positions with Axel Springer Plug & Play or the Start-Up Bootcamp in Berlin to name a few.
Sebastian holds a double-degree MBA from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. Before starting his entrepreneurial career he worked for international companies including McKinsey & Company and JPMorgan.