“Pierre is one of the leading Fintech experts in Europe. He has been investing in successful Fintech firms since the early 2000.
He is a Venture Partner at Tempocap a European technology firm which acquires secondary venture portfolios and individual venture assets, as well as a board member of Acorus Capital, a Hong Kong based Private Equity firm focused on African Financial Services and Infrastructure investments. He is an active angel investor, mentor and advisor and enjoys working with management teams to overcome the initial challenges and to build sustainable companies which make a difference.
Pierre is a Professor for venture capital at Kozminski University, Warsaw.
Prior Pierre spent more than 17 years in various senior management positions in Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank in London and Frankfurt. These roles included European Head at Deutsche Bank’s Capital Venture Partners, Deputy Head of Equities, and Global Head of Risk Management.
He was a Partner of ABS Ventures which acquired most of Deutsche Bank’s venture portfolio (80 companies) through a Management Buy Out. Pierre had been on the board of over 20 successful private companies in the US and Europe, among them global market leader such as Adeptra (London – credit card fraud), RiskMetrics (New York – Risk), Trema (Stockholm – Treasury Management).
Pierre gained a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Trier.”