As an active Business Angel and Partner at Vireo Ventures, Felix helps pre-seed and seed companies to prosper. Furthermore, he supports Start-ups and innovation departments as a coach and mentor in the fields of Business Modell Development, B2B Sales and Financing.
Before founding Vireo Ventures, Felix worked as an Investment Partner at innogy Ventures, the venture capital arm of one of Europe’s largest utility companies. As their first external employee, he established the Berlin office and built the overall investment theses as well as company communication. At innogy Ventures, he had the end-to-end investment responsibility for early to growth stage investments in North America, Europe and Israel for the investment fields Future Energy, Smart City and Mobility. Additionally, he led the "Future of Cities" investment segment (Mobility, Smart City and PropTech) for the expanded innogy Innovation HUB (60+ investments and €162m under management) and helped the Innovation HUB to evolve from a company builder to a renowned seed investor.
Overall, he has been part of the startup scene for more than a decade, founding two companies himself, leading the European expansion of a US startup as MD, and supporting founders as consultant, interim manager, trainer and mentor. He holds a MSc in International Business Studies from University of Maastricht.