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Brain / Team

OUR TEAM

We are founders, VC specialists and strategists ourselves, who develop startups with great passion. And not only with passion: Above all with brain! We dive deep into your business idea and help you develop a company that will survive on the market and in the world.

TECHVISION FONDS

Dr. Ansgar Schleicher

Dr. Ansgar Schleicher

Managing Partner

Project manager, development manager, sales manager, entrepreneur, managing director of a global tech company, investor: our doctor of computer science has no shortage of experience. And he likes to pass this on and is an enthusiastic and multi-layered coach for every startup. He recharges his batteries outdoors, with a racing bike or hiking boots and a good camera in his luggage.

Bernhard Kugel

Bernhard Kugel

Managing Partner

With 25 years of experience in venture capital “under his belt”, he develops successful companies as a board member and co-partner. Many years ago, he graduated from RWTH Aachen University with a degree in business administration and is now a lecturer in the MBA program in Management and Entrepreneurship at Aachen University of Applied Sciences. You can ask him about his interests in tennis, golf and photography at any time.

Peter Boymans

Peter Boymans

Partner

Our CFO structures all our VC funds and holds all the commercial reins. He studied business administration and is a certified accountant. When he is not working, he spends his free time with his family and finds balance in outdoor activities.

Björn Lang

Björn Lang

Partner

As founder and CEO of physiosense, Björn first got to know TVF from a startup perspective. Today, he shares his experience, network and know-how with founding teams and the startup ecosystem as Principal of the Fund Management. He studied industrial engineering (RWTH Aachen & SKKU Seoul), laces up hiking and MTB shoes in his free time, or “tries his hand” at DIY.

Pascal Bless

Pascal Bless

Senior Investment Manager

During and after his business studies at the University of St. Gallen, Pascal was active as an entrepreneur. After that, he changed sides to become an investor and has since focused on digital pioneers. Pascal loves being a sparring partner and helping founders to succeed. In his free time he finds his inner peace by cooking and likes to climb one or the other mountain.

Dr. Lars Gussen

Dr. Lars Gussen

Senior Investment Manager

After studying industrial engineering and earning his PhD in production technology at RWTH Aachen University, Lars was drawn to the venture capital world. A carnival enthusiast by choice, Lars is passionate about new technologies and their application throughout the company. In his free time, he can be found doing any kind of sporting activity or socializing over a Kölsch beer.

Ina Mayländer

Ina Mayländer

Investment Analyst

Ina Mayländer completed a Master of Neuroscience at the University of Cologne. In her thesis, she focussed on Tourette’s syndrome and AI and then found her way into the world of venture capital. In her adopted home of Cologne, she enjoys meeting friends and doing sports.

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Sabine Biergans

Sabine Biergans

Management Assistant

“Connection & Commitment” This is how Sabine herself likes to describe what motivates her. For the management, the team and our startups, the businesswoman and mediator is the contact person for all organizational issues and always has a finger on the pulse of her counterpart. You can find her in the forest, in the garden, on the bike or on the mat.

Sabrina Donhauser

Sabrina Donhauser

Team Assistant

The office management assistant is the first voice and face
of our company. Sabrina’s daily challenge to be responsible for bosses, colleagues and customers at the same time she masters with ease by setting the right priorities and empathic communication. Very fine antennae and tact are therefore her special characteristics. Besides the joy of her job, yoga and new work are her interests.

Humberto Duarte

Humberto Duarte

Principal

For more than 23 years, he has successfully accompanied medium-sized companies in growth financing, shareholder changes and succession planning. In addition, he is responsible for the PR and marketing activities of the S-UBG Group and is in charge of the activities of our partner network PIN. You can talk to him about football and travel at any time.

Beate Federsel

Beate Federsel

Investment Manager Later Stage

Our Senior Investment Manager studied business administration at RWTH Aachen University and has been a contact for medium-sized companies and start-ups for over 20 years. In her spare time, the Controlling Analyst can be found on her mountain bike or during other outdoor activities.

Lamyaa Genaid

Lamyaa Genaid

Team Assistant

Lamyaa Genaid has a degree in law and joined our team in December 2023. In addition to her advanced education at the IU Academy in HR Management, she enjoys spending her free time with her family and playing the piano.

Birgit Götzenich

Birgit Götzenich

Assistant Investment Management

The industrial clerk and business administration graduate has been working for the S-UBG Group for more than 25 years. She prepares the figures of our partner companies for internal controlling and also supports the accounting department.

Jeannine Schimanowski

Jeannine Schimanowski

Finances & Accounting

Jeannine completes our finance and accounting department and is responsible for the accounting of our group of companies. The trained tax clerk is an absolute family person and has her heart in the right place.

Sara Seyhan

Sara Seyhan

Trainee

Sara has been supporting our team as an office management trainee since August. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family.

Marc Zielonka

Marc Zielonka

As Accounting Manager, Marc Zielonka is responsible for our commercial affairs. He is a tax specialist and is currently completing a dual study programme in business administration and tax management. Football and sport are a good balance for him when he has the time or the opportunity.