Dr. Christian Nagel

Christian Nagel is Co-Founder and Partner of Earlybird. Christian has more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and investment experience. He is currently on the boards of Auctionata (Berlin), Cashboard (Berlin), Bonagora (Berlin), LiquidM (San Francisco/Berlin), Number26 (Berlin), Smava (Berlin) and Versus (Berlin). Prior to founding Earlybird in 1997, Christian, together with a group of investors, acquired various companies from the Treuhandanstalt (the former East-German state holding) and gained operational experience. Previously, Christian was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Inc. focusing on restructuring, strategy and M & A projects within various industries. He holds a Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur degree (Industrial Engineering, MSc equivalent) from the Technical University of Hamburg, specializing in process engineering and a PhD degree in management from the University of St. Gallen.

Sectors of Personal Expertise: ICT / Software & IT Services / Mobile Applications / Energy, Clean Technology, Environment / Life Sciences / Financial Tech

disruptive / fin-tech / market-places / smart-home / e-health

  Earlybird Venture Capital
Berlin, Germany

Earlybird Venture Capital is one of the most experienced and successful venture investors in Europe

Earlybird is a venture capital investor focused on European technology companies. Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all growth and development phases of a company. Amongst the most experienced venture investors in Europe, Earlybird offers its portfolio companies not only financial resources, but also strategic and operational support as well as access to an international network and capital markets. With over EUR 800 million under management, six IPOs and 22 trade sales, Earlybird is one of the most successful venture capital firms in Europe. Further information is available at: www.earlybird.com, Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/EarlybirdVC. LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/earlybird-venture-capital or Facebook: www.facebook.com/EarlybirdVC.


 Organisation Activities
Activity: an investor or lender > venture capital / private equity fund manager / an investor or lender > venture capital / private equity fund manager > early stage (seed / start-up) / an investor or lender > venture capital / private equity fund manager > development (2nd or 3rd rounds) / an investor or lender > venture capital / private equity fund manager > private equity / later-stage
Technology Sectors: ict / software & it services / communications / mobile applications / webmedia / life sciences / medtech / energy, clean technology, environment / space & defense, aeronautics, automotive / other technology sector / financial tech
Geographic: europe