20, April 2017
11:00 – 12:00

Venture Capital in Germany

Uwe Horstmann

Founding Partner Project A Ventures

Topic: Venture Capital in Germany

Uwe Horstmann is a founding partner of Project A Ventures and the former managing director of Rocket Internet. Project A Ventures is a fund that supports businesses and entrepreneurs in the earliest stages of their development focussing on e-commerce as well as data based infrastructure solutions. It was founded in 2012 and is located in Berlin and São Paulo. Uwe Horstmann studied Business Administration at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and is currently pursuing his PhD in entrepreneurship at the RWTH Aachen. He has also worked for the United Nations in the field of humanitarian logistics and as a strategic consultant for Oxfam. Due to his outstanding achievements, the Forbes Magazine listed him as one of the “Forbes 30 under 30” in the finance sector in Europe.