Connecting people, capital and ideas

We invest to accelerate digital transformation and create a diverse, equal and carbon-neutral digital society.

What we do

The driving force behind the firm’s strategies is the belief that the rapid adoption of new technologies, software applications and data-processing capabilities is creating more wealth, disrupting more businesses, and unleashing more innovation than any force in the history of technology.

Our approach to ESG

Digital Investment Platform

Founded in 2015, DTCP is an independent investment firm running two complementary investment strategies focused on: 

Growth Equity & Digital Infrastructure 

$2.5Bn

Assets Under Management

60+

Investments

50+

Team Members

100+

Strategic Corporate Partners

The Story of DTCP

Launch of Growth Equity Fund III
2022
2022
Launch of Digital Infrastructure Vehicle II
Opening of the London office
2021
2021
Opening of the Luxembourg office
Launch of Growth Equity Fund II
2018
2017
Launch of Digital Infrastructure Vehicle I
Opening of the Silicon Valley office
2016
2015
Launch of Growth Equity Fund I
Opening of the Tel Aviv office
2015
2015
DTCP was spun out of Deutsche Telekom in 2015. With Deutsche Telekom as an anchor investor, DTCP retains a close partnership and supports T.Capital, the corporate venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom

Our People

Combining strong financial and       operational expertise.      

People

Aldo Cardoso

Managing Director

Aldo Cardoso

Aldo is a Managing Director at DTCP Infra

He brings more than 13 years of experience as investment banker in London covering Telecommunication clients across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Prior to joining DTCP, Aldo served as director in the Telecommunications Investment Banking team at Citi EMEA, where he focused on Digital Infrastructure. During his time at Citi, Aldo supported numerous Telco companies on the monetization of their digital assets and advised institutional investors on mergers, acquisitions and divestments of digital infrastructure businesses. He brings a profound knowledge of the TMT sector in crucial target markets to DTCP.

Aldo is a CFA charterholder, has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Masters in Finance from London Business School. Aldo studied industrial engineering and graduated with honours from the Catholic University of Peru.

Alexander Novogranov

Associate

Alexander Novogranov

Alexander is Associate at DTCP Infra.

Prior to joining DTCP in 2022, Alexander worked as an investment banker at Nomura in London and in the M&A team of Veon in Amsterdam.

He has more than six years of experience in investment banking and M&A and has been involved in various transactions in the telecoms and digital infra space.

Alexander holds two Master of Science degrees in Finance from Duisenberg School of Finance at University of Amsterdam and from Higher School of Economics.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Novosibirsk State University.

Alvaro Ramos

Portfolio Controller

Alvaro Ramos

Álvaro is Portfolio Controller at DTCP Luxembourg.

Prior to joining DTCP, he worked as auditor at EY Luxembourg, where he specialized in the Private Equity and Real Estate sector.

Álvaro holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from IE Business School in Spain

Ann-Sofie Kusch

Expert Legal & Operations

Ann-Sofie Kusch

Ann-Sofie is Expert Legal & Operations. She is a certified AML Officer.

 

Prior to joining DTCP Ann-Sofie studied law at the University of Greifswald. She is a trained paralegal and has previously worked in a law firm in Hamburg.

Anselm Maur

Managing Director

Anselm Maur

Anselm is Managing Director at DTCP Infra.

He has been involved in the investments into Cellwize, Community Fiber and Open Dutch Fiber.

Prior to joining DTCP in 2017, Anselm worked as an investment banker at Barclays in Frankfurt. He has more than seven years of experience in private equity and investment banking.

Anselm holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cooperative State University Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Bart de Jong

Managing Director

Bart de Jong

Bart is Managing Director at DTCP Infra.

Prior to joining DTCP he worked at OMERS Infrastructure and PGGM infrastructure (two of the largest global pension funds), with a strong focus on investments in digital infrastructure. During this time, he amongst others, led the investment in the joint-venture with ATC Europe and subsequent market entry in France, and sold the 2nd largest fibre network operator in the Netherlands to Delta / EQT. He also served on the board of telecommunication tower companies in Europe and Australia.

Earlier in his career, he held positions at the investment bank divisions of BNP Paribas and ING Bank. Bart holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and is a CFA® charter holder.

Christiane Repenning

Executive Assistant

Christiane Repenning

Christiane is Executive Assistant to Oliver Schmäschke and Alexander Helmke.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked at a multi-family office as an Executive & Team Assistant while concurrently implementing projects as a freelance communications specialist. Prior to that, Christiane worked in corporate communications for an international FMCG company as well as PR agencies. She holds a Bachelor‘s degree in Anthropology and Hispanic Studies from Davidson College (NC, USA).

Christoph Steffens

Operating Partner

Christoph Steffens

Christoph is Operating Partner Value Creation & Scaling at DTCP’s Infrastructure Team.

 

His mission is to help DTCP’s portfolio companies in scaling their businesses from company and organization set-up and development, implementation of reporting, ERP and HR-systems & processes to finance raising and more specific topics in the areas of finance, HR, IT, and operational excellence.

 

Christoph has more than 25 years of experience in management positions in finance, operations, IT and HR in the TMT sector.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, he was CFO of STRATO and Managing Director of IONOS companies in the US and UK. He also worked as Managing Director and Director IT for mobilCom/freenet, Manager in the Corporate Finance Practice of PwC as well as in Business Development Asia/Pacific for Deutsche Telekom.

 

Christoph holds a degree in Economics of Technical University Berlin.

Claudius Laskawy

Director IR & Value Creation

Claudius Laskawy

Claudius is Director IR & Value Creation.

Before joining DTCP, Claudius worked for Silicon Valley based innovation platform Plug and Play Tech Center and boutique consulting firm Infront Consulting & Management, where he frequently engaged with executives, innovation teams and startups defining their innovation and digital transformation strategies.

Claudius gained international experience in the Netherlands, India, Indonesia, and the United States, and holds a MSc. Business Information Management from Rotterdam School of Management.

Dean Shahar

Principal

Dean Shahar

Dean is Principal at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.

He covers Israel-related investments and is based in Tel Aviv. Prior to DTCP, Dean was an Associate at Poalim Equity, where he led the growth and strategic investments of Poalim Bank. Dean gained Investment Banking experience from Morgan Stanley and Poalim Equity, and also gained legal experience at the Technology M&A and Private Placement team at Amit Pollak Matalon, a leading Israeli law firm.

Dean holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting and an LL.B in Law from Reichman University (IDC Herzliya).

Dr. Stefan Graiche

Head of Legal, Compliance and Regulation

Dr. Stefan Graiche

Stefan is Head of Legal, Compliance and Regulation at DTCP.

Prior to joining DTCP, Stefan was a senior legal counsel at Commerzbank working on complex finance and M&A topics. He was also responsible for the legal aspects of all blockchain projects. Earlier in his career, Stefan spent five years at the law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a member of the finance practice group, working on international highly structured finance and corporate transactions and the whole life cycle of funds / asset management.

Stefan holds a Ph.D. from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, a Master of Laws (LL.M.) of the University of Virginia (Dean’s scholarship) and further law and business degrees from the University of Münster and University of Bayreuth.

Giulia Surace

Associate

Giulia Surace

Giulia is Associate at DTCP Growth.

 

Based in London, she is involved in sourcing and analysing investments in the UK, Ireland and Nordics markets. Giulia joined DTCP from Draper B1, an early-stage B2B SaaS venture capital firm from Spain, where she worked on investment analysis, due diligence and portfolio management.

 

Prior to that, she worked in the Corporate Strategy department at Penguin Random Housein London. Giulia started her career as a reporter for The Tokyo Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper with a daily circulation of 2.3 million, where she covered UK and EU political affairs.

 

Giulia holds an MBA from IESE Business School and graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) with a BA (Hons) in Japanese and Politics.

Halima el Mouden

Director Finance

Halima el Mouden

Halima is Director Finance at DTCP.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked in corporate finance for an investment bank and one of the UK's largest active asset managers.

She has extensive experience in finance, corporate and regulatory governance. She holds a bachelor and master’s degrees in European Business Administration from University Jean Moulin, Lyon III, France and Anglia Polytechnic University in Cambridge, UK.

                                               

Idrees Nooristani

Finance Manager

Idrees Nooristani

Idrees is Finance Manager at DTCP.

Prior to DTCP he worked as Financial and Project Controller at an international Aircraft Engineering and IT company. Idrees holds a Master's degree in Global Management and Governance from Hamburg School of Business Administration.

Iryna Doroshenko

Director Fund Management

Iryna Doroshenko

Iryna is Director Fund Management for DTCP’s infrastructure investment funds.

She supports the deal team in executing transactions and coordinates various service providers at the fund level. Iryna oversees aspects of the investment vehicle, including quarterly and annual net asset value calculations, and ensures a streamlined reporting process tailored to meet the needs of limited partners.

Prior to DTCP, she started her career in auditing at Deloitte, and held controlling positions in real estate and private equity funds in Luxembourg.

Iryna holds a master’s degree in economics from the Central European University.

Isabel Kleine

Executive Assistant

Isabel Kleine

Isabel is Executive Assistant to Aldo Cardoso, Anselm Maur, Bart de Jong, Jan-Michael Dierkes and Zahl Limbuwala.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked many years in operational roles in the finance industry. Isabel holds a BA in Geography.

Jack Young

Managing Partner

Jack Young

Jack is Managing Partner at DTCP Growth.

He is responsible for setting investment direction, establishing and refining the investment processes, making investment recommendations, and managing the performance of the overall portfolio. Jack is instrumental in establishing DTCP’s data-driven investment approach. Jack currently serves as a Board Member / Observer at Aryaka, NS1, and Heap on behalf of DTCP.

Previously, he was the Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures North America and General Partner at dRx Capital – a joint Novartis and Qualcomm investment company. He made investments in: Airstrip, Alive Cor, Omada, Visage, and Welltok. His investment exits include: Auth0 (acquired by Okta), BlueJeans (acquired by Verizon), ClearCare (acquired by Battery), Dynamic Signal (merged with Social Chorus), Doctor On Demand (merged with Grand Rounds), goBalto (acquired by Oracle), Telcare (acquired by Bio Telemetry), Validity (acquired by Synaptics), Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), and Fastly (NYSE: FSLY). Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions at ZTE (USA), Nokia, 3Com, GDC, and Nortel.

Jack earned an MSEE from the University of Calgary and an MBA from McGill University.

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Jan-Michael Dierkes

Managing Director and Head of ESG

Jan-Michael Dierkes

Jan is Managing Director and leads the DTCP Luxembourg team. He is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee and Head of ESG at DTCP.

He joined DTCP from K+S Group, an international raw materials & mining company listed in the German MDAX, where he held various management positions. His roles spanned Corporate Development and M&A as well as regulatory assignments.

Prior to that, Jan held positions at White & Case LLP, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, New York and GOERG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, advising clients on regulatory and P3 projects.

Jan is a German-qualified lawyer. He received his law degree from Trier Law School.

Jessica Boyens

Associate

Jessica Boyens

Jessica is an Associate at DTCP Infra.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, Jessica worked at CapVest Partners, focusing on leveraged buy-out investments in the healthcare, consumer and business services sectors. Jessica started her career with the Consumer Products & Retail team at UBS where she was involved in the execution of multiple transactions.

 

She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Service Management from Copenhagen Business School.

Joe Kanner

Analyst

Joe Kanner

Joe Kanner is Analyst at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.

Prior to joining DTCP, he was an Analyst at Hanaco Ventures, a Tel Aviv and New York based multi-stage venture capital firm. At Hanaco, Joe supported the firm’s deal flow, conducted due diligence on potential investments, and contributed to value creation for the firm’s portfolio.


Joe holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Reichman University (IDC Herzliya).

Julius Carle

Associate

Julius Carle

Julius is Associate at DTCP Infra.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, he gained experience at Lazard's investment banking team and Deutsche Telekom’s M&A team.

 

Julius holds a B.Sc and M.Sc in International Finance from the International School of Finance at HfWU and a M.Sc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management from the University of Exeter.

Lance Matthews

Partner

Lance Matthews

Lance is a partner at DTCP and is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and making investment recommendations in the US.

Lance’s DTCP investments include: Arctic wolf networks, Innovid (NYSE: CTV), and StreetlightData (acquired by Jacobs). Lance joined from Touchdown Ventures, a SF based Corporate Venture firm, where he worked on company sourcing, investment analysis and diligence, and portfolio management.

Prior to that, he spent time at Illuminate Ventures, a seed stage Enterprise SaaS firm and at Twitter (now X) holding a position in the finance department.

Lance holds an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, a master’s degree in History from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from CSU Fresno.

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Laura Heitmann

Associate

Laura Heitmann

Laura is Associate at DTCP Infra.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in the Consumer and Healthcare team, followed by the Emerging Market Equities team, in London. Laura has a Law and Business degree from the University of Warwick.

Leonie Lankes

Associate

Leonie Lankes

Leonie is Associate at DTCP Growth.

Prior to joining DTCP, she gained experience in private equity and consulting through various internships. Leonie graduated from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and holds a master’s degree in Finance and Private Equity from London School of Economics.

Linda Jahn

Executive Assistant

Linda Jahn

Linda is the Executive Assistant to Jack Young, Lance Matthews and Aurin Bhattacharjee at DTCP in the United States.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked many years as an Executive Assistant in several fields including medical and architecture, with each industry broadening and strengthening her professional skillset.

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Maria Stepanova

Senior Manager Investment Controlling

Maria Stepanova

Maria is Senior Manager Investment Controlling at DTCP.

Prior to that, she was a German Finance Operations Manager at eDreams ODIGEO, the largest online travel agency in Europe, and the largest distributor of online flights in the world.

Maria holds an MiBA from the University of Hamburg and a diploma in International Finance from St. Petersburg State University for Economics and Finance.

Martin Klima

Chief Financial Officer

Martin Klima

Martin is Chief Financial Officer at DTCP.

He joined DTCP from energy giants Innogy and RWE where he held various management positions in Germany and the UK. His roles spanned Finance and Corporate Strategy as well as M&A and Restructuring assignments. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant at Siemens, advising senior management globally on technology, R&D and product strategy.

Martin holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and was a visiting researcher in the field of Nanotechnology at Columbia University, New York. He is a CFA charterholder.

Melanie Böttcher

Senior Manager Investor Relations

Melanie Böttcher

Melanie is Senior Manager Investor Relations at DTCP.

Melanie started her career in an advisory firm focused on Investor Relations and Financial Communications, where she did several IPOs and bond emissions. Prior to joining DTCP, she worked in Investor Relations for the publicly listed ISRA VISION AG and successfully worked on the takeover and squeeze-out by Atlas Copco SE.

Melanie completed her banking apprenticeship and holds a bachelor's degree in Communications and Management from the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg.

Michael Rager

Partner

Michael Rager

Michael is Partner at DTCP Growth. He is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and making investment recommendations in Europe.

Michael contributed in DTCP’s investments in Cognigy.AI, Neo4j, Aircall, Signavio (acquired by SAP SE), Pipedrive (acquired by Vista Private Equity), LeanIX, Relayr (acquired by Munich RE), and Fornova.

Michael joined from Bauer Venture Partners. Prior to that, he was a consultant at Otto Group's Corporate Strategy department and helped building one of Germany's leading behavioral retargeting companies, leading their product development.

Michael holds a diploma in business economics from the University of Regensburg

Michał Filipczak

Associate

Michał Filipczak

Michal is Associate at DTCP Infra.

Before joining DTCP, Michał worked as an investment banker in Credit Suisse’s TMT group in London and private equity analyst at Avia Capital in Warsaw. In his spare time, Michał enjoys kitesurfing, travelling and cycling.

Michał holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Finance and Accounting from Warsaw School of Economics.

Natasha Dieah

Executive Assistant

Natasha Dieah

Natasha is the Executive Assistant to Vicente Vento and Martin Klima at DTCP.

Prior to joining DTCP, Natasha worked in several industries including media, shipping, banking, and seven years at the FinTech Deposit Solutions as PA to the CEO.

Natasha holds a BA in Communications.

Oliver Schmäschke

COO

Oliver Schmäschke

Oliver is the Chief Operating Officer of DTCP.

At the intersection of a network of over 80 global Technology & Telecom corporations and DTCP’s portfolio companies, Oliver’s team realizes financial and strategic synergies between the two. Oliver holds a Board Observer seat on the boards of everphone and RemoteMyApp. From 2015 to 2019, Oliver led the operational build-up of DTCP as the firm’s first employee and Chief of Staff to the CEO, before transitioning to his current role. He started his career as a Consultant at Boston Consulting Group. Oliver is a former first division and youth national team (beach-) volleyball player, ingesting all the persistence, endurance and commitment required to reach maximum results.

Oliver holds a Master of Science in Materials Science from the Technical University Hamburg, Germany, and Technical University Aveiro, Portugal, as well as a Master of Technology Management from Northern Institute of Technology Management Hamburg, Germany.

Philipp von Bismarck

Managing Partner

Philipp von Bismarck

Philipp von Bismarck is Managing Partner at DTCP and a member of the investment committee of DTCP Infra.

He brings more than 20 years of experience as a transactions lawyer and has been deeply involved in digital infrastructure transactions for more than a decade. In this role he has closely accompanied DTCP since its inception and was instrumental in structuring, negotiating, executing and implementing all of its infrastructure related deals.

Prior to joining DTCP, he was Founding Partner of M&A-focused boutique law firm Wendelstein, where he co-led the M&A department. Before that, he held positions at Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt and Munich and at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. He currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG, a publicly listed telecommunications and internet service provider group.

Philipp studied Law at Ludwig-Maximilans-University of Munich and holds a law degree from the state of Bavaria and a second law degree from the states of Hamburg, Bremen and Schleswig Holstein.

Rahul Das

Portfolio Controller

Rahul Das

Rahul is Portfolio Controller in the Finance Team at DTCP.

Before joining DTCP, he has gained experience in controlling US Retirement 401(k) Plan investments at DataPath Limited, Bangladesh. Rahul holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a "Summa Cum Laude" distinction and has a master's degree in International Business & Sustainability (MIBAS) from the University of Hamburg.

Reut Yair

Office Manager

Reut Yair

Reut is Office Manager at DTCP in Israel.

Prior to joining DTCP, Reut was a lawyer at an insurance company, and previously worked as a flight attendant at El Al Airlines for two years. Reut holds an LL.B in Law and served in the Israeli Air Force.

Robin Jovenaux

Vice President

Robin Jovenaux

Robin is Vice President at DTCP Growth.

Prior to joining DTCP, he was an M&A Analyst in the TMT Team of Société Générale in London. Robin graduated from Sciences Po Bordeaux and holds a master’s degree in Financial Management from IAE Bordeaux.

Sabrina Becker

Director HR & Talent

Sabrina Becker

Sabrina is Director HR & Talent at DTCP.



Sabrina has more than 10 years of experience in recruiting for SMB, PE, VC, and corporate businesses with an international focus.

Before joining DTCP, she was Principal Leadership Recruiter at N26, one of Europe’s leading neo-banks. There, she built a strong and durable leadership group for the Product, Tech and Design verticals but also for the business areas.

Prior to that, she worked for Cribb, a boutique executive search firm, which specialises in digital and new emerging roles for various sectors from Director to C-Suite and board roles. There, Sabrina focussed on a variety of business roles but always had a passion for technology, data and AI/ IoT roles for clients in the financial services, insurance, and telco sector.

Sabrina holds a degree in sociology, economic & social psychology.

Selina Thoma

ESG & Operations Manager

Selina Thoma

Selina is ESG & Operations Manager at DTCP Luxembourg.

Prior to joining DTCP, she gained experience in Amazon’s Sustainability Engineering team, focusing on E-Mobility and Energy Efficiency Initiatives. Selina holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Silke Blum

Director Marketing & Communications

Silke Blum

Silke is Director of Marketing & Communications at DTCP.

She has more than 15 years of experience in strategic marketing and PR for investment companies and in promoting complex traditional and alternative financial products in Luxembourg and Germany.

Before joining DTCP, she was Head of Marketing & PR at 7orca Asset Management, a fast-growing asset manager specializing in FX hedging solutions for institutional clients. There, she successfully designed and developed the company's brand strategy and took the lead role in creating and implementing the communications concept since the firm’s inception in 2017. Prior to that, she worked in product management at Aquila Capital, an alternative investment manager, and in product marketing and investment writing at Nordea Asset Management.

Silke has a degree in business administration and is a CAIA Charterholder.

Ska Sijia Du

Associate

Ska Sijia Du

Ska is Associate in the DTCP Advisory Team.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked for Target Global, a leading European VC. She also gained experience from World Bank Group, United Nations, LinkedIn, Allianz Global Investors and The Economist in Asia and Europe working on investment and innovation projects.

Ska is passionate about tech and social impact. She is part of G20 Young Global Changer Class 2020. Ska Sijia holds an M.Sc. in Management from ESMT Berlin

Stefan Uhlitzsch

Head of Finance

Stefan Uhlitzsch

Stefan is Head of Finance at DTCP, based in Luxembourg.

Before joining DTCP, Stefan established and led the finance team at J.P. Morgan Mobility Payments Solutions, an innovative payment services provider jointly owned by JP Morgan and Volkswagen Financial Services. He commenced his career at PwC, specializing in auditing banks and other companies in the financial services sector, along with consulting on IFRS and regulatory reporting. Stefan is an ACCA member and has successfully completed the European Master in International Management program at the Franco-German University (DFA-UFA).

Susana Vilela

Office Manager

Susana Vilela

Susana is office manager at DTCP’s Headquarter in Hamburg.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked as receptionist for a chemical trading company. Susana has a gastronomical background, and she owned a Portuguese café.

Sören Fehrmann

Associate

Sören Fehrmann

Sören is Associate at DTCP Growth.

Prior to DTCP he worked as an improvement and innovation manager at an international aircraft manufacturer. Sören holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Bremen. After a semester abroad as an MBA student at San Diego State University, he co-founded his own company.

Thomas Preuss

Managing Partner

Thomas Preuss

Thomas is Managing Partner at DTCP Growth.

Since founding DTCP in 2015, Thomas has been responsible for the strategic direction of the growth equity investment business, establishing and refining the investment recommendations. He is charged with the management and performance responsibility of the overall portfolio. Thomas' track record on behalf of DTCP includes Cognigy.AI, Neo4j, Aircall, LeanIX and Signavio (both acquired by SAP SE), Pipedrive (acquired by Vista Private Equity), Relayr (acquired by Munich RE), Fornova, eValue, enfore and Gini. He has invested in these companies or serves as a board member/observer.

His background comprises more than 25 years of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship, including a stint as founder and managing partner of Bauer Venture Partners, a €100m venture capital fund. Additionally, Thomas was Head of M&A at Bauer Media Group and Managing Partner at German venture capital pioneer Neuhaus Partners for many years. He invested in Searchmetrics, Content Fleet (acquired by Stroer Digital), Propertybase (acquired by Boston Logic Inc.), Contorion (acquired by Hoffmann SE), Navabi and apprupt (acquired by Opera Mediaworks), among others. On top of that, Thomas has extensive entrepreneurial experience from founding several companies.

Thomas studied at the University of Hamburg and holds a master's degree in technical economics.

Tim Hofmann

Principal

Tim Hofmann

Tim is Principal at DTCP Infra.

Tim serves as a board member at Keepler Data Tech and maincubes and has been involved in the Swiss Towers and the Cellnex NL transactions.

Prior to joining DTCP in 2017, Tim worked in the M&A and corporate finance team of Greenhill & Co. and Commerzbank, respectively. Tim holds a Master of Science in Finance and Private Equity from London School of Economics. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Vicente Vento

Founder & CEO, Managing Partner

Vicente Vento

Vicente has been an investor, advisor and senior executive in telecommunications, media, and technology for over 18 years. With a strong track record and network, Vicente is behind the investment strategies of DTCP. He has deployed over $2.3 billion in invested capital and executed over $100 billion in announced M&A transactions.

 

Vicente is a Managing Partner and a member of the investment committee of DTCP Infra, and a member of the investment committee of DTCP Growth. He currently serves as a board member at Cellnex Netherlands, Open Dutch Fiber, Community Fibre Ltd. and maincubes. Previously, he held board positions at Scout 24 (G24.DE), Ströer Media AG (SAX.DE), Cellnex Switzerland, Strato AG, Nexmo, Keepler and Cellwize.

Prior to founding DTCP, Vicente was the Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and a Senior Vice President at Deutsche Telekom between 2010 and 2015. During this time, he executed – amongst other transactions – the merger of MetroPCS with T-Mobile US, the lease-leaseback of over 7,000 T-Mobile telecommunication towers to Crown Castle, the sale of EE to British Telecom, and the acquisition of GTS Central Europe.

Before his tenure at Deutsche Telekom, he held various advisory and asset management positions at Morgan Stanley, Blackstone, and Royal Capital Management.

Vicente holds a degree in business administration and MBA (Lic&MBA) from ESADE Business School.

Waldemar Maurer

Partner

Waldemar Maurer

Waldemar is a Partner at DTCP Infra.

 

With over 15 years of experience in private equity and investment banking, Waldemar specializes in TMT investments, particularly focusing on data centers and cell towers. Waldemar serves as a member of the Investment Committee at DTCP Infra and holds board positions at Cellnex Netherlands, Keepler Data Tech, and maincubes secure data centers. His past board roles include positions at Cellnex Switzerland and Cellwize.

 

Before joining DTCP, Waldemar served as an Investment Banker at both Lazard and Nomura. His expertise includes executing M&A and capital markets transactions spanning various industries, with a particular focus on TMT and leveraged finance.

 

Waldemar holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, Singapore/France, and a Bachelor of Science from EBS University of Economics and Law, Germany.

 

Yan Bieger

Associate

Yan Bieger

Yan Bieger is Associate at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.

Prior to joining DTCP, he worked as a consultant developing data products in Brazil.

Yan studied Mechanical Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC).

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Zahl Limbuwala

Operating Partner

Zahl Limbuwala

Zahl Limbuwala is Operating Partner at DTCP.

 

With over 30 years of experience in data center operations, Zahl supports DTCP Infra's portfolio companies to scale and accelerate their growth. He is Chairman of the Board of maincubes, a colocation data center provider. Most recently,he served as Chief Operating Officer at AtlasEdge. Before AtlasEdge, Zahl had a long and esteemed career at Romonet, a leading software business, which he co-founded in 2009 and led as CEO until its acquisition by CBRE DCS – the world’s largest provider of outsourced Data Center Technology solutions. He also served at BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for more than 8 years, where he founded and chaired the committee for the Data Center Specialist Group.

Zahl enjoys widespread international recognition within the data center community.

Zohal Aslami

Finance Expert

Zohal Aslami

Zohal is Finance Expert at DTCP.

Zohal started her career at Mazars, an auditing and tax consulting company where she deepened her knowledge in taxation and auditing. Thereafter she worked in Controlling and Financing in a traditional Hamburg-based shipping company, where she was responsible for international investors.

Zohal gained international experience in India, United States and France and holds a MSc. in Business Administration from École de Management, Strasbourg and University of Hamburg.

Dean Shahar

Principal

Dean Shahar

Dean is Principal at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.

He covers Israel-related investments and is based in Tel Aviv. Prior to DTCP, Dean was an Associate at Poalim Equity, where he led the growth and strategic investments of Poalim Bank. Dean gained Investment Banking experience from Morgan Stanley and Poalim Equity, and also gained legal experience at the Technology M&A and Private Placement team at Amit Pollak Matalon, a leading Israeli law firm.

Dean holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting and an LL.B in Law from Reichman University (IDC Herzliya).

Giulia Surace

Associate

Giulia Surace

Giulia is Associate at DTCP Growth.

 

Based in London, she is involved in sourcing and analysing investments in the UK, Ireland and Nordics markets. Giulia joined DTCP from Draper B1, an early-stage B2B SaaS venture capital firm from Spain, where she worked on investment analysis, due diligence and portfolio management.

 

Prior to that, she worked in the Corporate Strategy department at Penguin Random Housein London. Giulia started her career as a reporter for The Tokyo Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper with a daily circulation of 2.3 million, where she covered UK and EU political affairs.

 

Giulia holds an MBA from IESE Business School and graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) with a BA (Hons) in Japanese and Politics.

Jack Young

Managing Partner

Jack Young

Jack is Managing Partner at DTCP Growth.

He is responsible for setting investment direction, establishing and refining the investment processes, making investment recommendations, and managing the performance of the overall portfolio. Jack is instrumental in establishing DTCP’s data-driven investment approach. Jack currently serves as a Board Member / Observer at Aryaka, NS1, and Heap on behalf of DTCP.

Previously, he was the Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures North America and General Partner at dRx Capital – a joint Novartis and Qualcomm investment company. He made investments in: Airstrip, Alive Cor, Omada, Visage, and Welltok. His investment exits include: Auth0 (acquired by Okta), BlueJeans (acquired by Verizon), ClearCare (acquired by Battery), Dynamic Signal (merged with Social Chorus), Doctor On Demand (merged with Grand Rounds), goBalto (acquired by Oracle), Telcare (acquired by Bio Telemetry), Validity (acquired by Synaptics), Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), and Fastly (NYSE: FSLY). Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions at ZTE (USA), Nokia, 3Com, GDC, and Nortel.

Jack earned an MSEE from the University of Calgary and an MBA from McGill University.

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Joe Kanner

Analyst

Joe Kanner

Joe Kanner is Analyst at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.

Prior to joining DTCP, he was an Analyst at Hanaco Ventures, a Tel Aviv and New York based multi-stage venture capital firm. At Hanaco, Joe supported the firm’s deal flow, conducted due diligence on potential investments, and contributed to value creation for the firm’s portfolio.


Joe holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Reichman University (IDC Herzliya).

Lance Matthews

Partner

Lance Matthews

Lance is a partner at DTCP and is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and making investment recommendations in the US.

Lance’s DTCP investments include: Arctic wolf networks, Innovid (NYSE: CTV), and StreetlightData (acquired by Jacobs). Lance joined from Touchdown Ventures, a SF based Corporate Venture firm, where he worked on company sourcing, investment analysis and diligence, and portfolio management.

Prior to that, he spent time at Illuminate Ventures, a seed stage Enterprise SaaS firm and at Twitter (now X) holding a position in the finance department.

Lance holds an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, a master’s degree in History from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from CSU Fresno.

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Leonie Lankes

Associate

Leonie Lankes

Leonie is Associate at DTCP Growth.

Prior to joining DTCP, she gained experience in private equity and consulting through various internships. Leonie graduated from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and holds a master’s degree in Finance and Private Equity from London School of Economics.

Michael Rager

Partner

Michael Rager

Michael is Partner at DTCP Growth. He is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and making investment recommendations in Europe.

Michael contributed in DTCP’s investments in Cognigy.AI, Neo4j, Aircall, Signavio (acquired by SAP SE), Pipedrive (acquired by Vista Private Equity), LeanIX, Relayr (acquired by Munich RE), and Fornova.

Michael joined from Bauer Venture Partners. Prior to that, he was a consultant at Otto Group's Corporate Strategy department and helped building one of Germany's leading behavioral retargeting companies, leading their product development.

Michael holds a diploma in business economics from the University of Regensburg

Robin Jovenaux

Vice President

Robin Jovenaux

Robin is Vice President at DTCP Growth.

Prior to joining DTCP, he was an M&A Analyst in the TMT Team of Société Générale in London. Robin graduated from Sciences Po Bordeaux and holds a master’s degree in Financial Management from IAE Bordeaux.

Sören Fehrmann

Associate

Sören Fehrmann

Sören is Associate at DTCP Growth.

Prior to DTCP he worked as an improvement and innovation manager at an international aircraft manufacturer. Sören holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Bremen. After a semester abroad as an MBA student at San Diego State University, he co-founded his own company.

Thomas Preuss

Managing Partner

Thomas Preuss

Thomas is Managing Partner at DTCP Growth.

Since founding DTCP in 2015, Thomas has been responsible for the strategic direction of the growth equity investment business, establishing and refining the investment recommendations. He is charged with the management and performance responsibility of the overall portfolio. Thomas' track record on behalf of DTCP includes Cognigy.AI, Neo4j, Aircall, LeanIX and Signavio (both acquired by SAP SE), Pipedrive (acquired by Vista Private Equity), Relayr (acquired by Munich RE), Fornova, eValue, enfore and Gini. He has invested in these companies or serves as a board member/observer.

His background comprises more than 25 years of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship, including a stint as founder and managing partner of Bauer Venture Partners, a €100m venture capital fund. Additionally, Thomas was Head of M&A at Bauer Media Group and Managing Partner at German venture capital pioneer Neuhaus Partners for many years. He invested in Searchmetrics, Content Fleet (acquired by Stroer Digital), Propertybase (acquired by Boston Logic Inc.), Contorion (acquired by Hoffmann SE), Navabi and apprupt (acquired by Opera Mediaworks), among others. On top of that, Thomas has extensive entrepreneurial experience from founding several companies.

Thomas studied at the University of Hamburg and holds a master's degree in technical economics.

Yan Bieger

Associate

Yan Bieger

Yan Bieger is Associate at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.

Prior to joining DTCP, he worked as a consultant developing data products in Brazil.

Yan studied Mechanical Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC).

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Aldo Cardoso

Managing Director

Aldo Cardoso

Aldo is a Managing Director at DTCP Infra

He brings more than 13 years of experience as investment banker in London covering Telecommunication clients across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Prior to joining DTCP, Aldo served as director in the Telecommunications Investment Banking team at Citi EMEA, where he focused on Digital Infrastructure. During his time at Citi, Aldo supported numerous Telco companies on the monetization of their digital assets and advised institutional investors on mergers, acquisitions and divestments of digital infrastructure businesses. He brings a profound knowledge of the TMT sector in crucial target markets to DTCP.

Aldo is a CFA charterholder, has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Masters in Finance from London Business School. Aldo studied industrial engineering and graduated with honours from the Catholic University of Peru.

Alexander Novogranov

Associate

Alexander Novogranov

Alexander is Associate at DTCP Infra.

Prior to joining DTCP in 2022, Alexander worked as an investment banker at Nomura in London and in the M&A team of Veon in Amsterdam.

He has more than six years of experience in investment banking and M&A and has been involved in various transactions in the telecoms and digital infra space.

Alexander holds two Master of Science degrees in Finance from Duisenberg School of Finance at University of Amsterdam and from Higher School of Economics.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Novosibirsk State University.

Anselm Maur

Managing Director

Anselm Maur

Anselm is Managing Director at DTCP Infra.

He has been involved in the investments into Cellwize, Community Fiber and Open Dutch Fiber.

Prior to joining DTCP in 2017, Anselm worked as an investment banker at Barclays in Frankfurt. He has more than seven years of experience in private equity and investment banking.

Anselm holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cooperative State University Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Bart de Jong

Managing Director

Bart de Jong

Bart is Managing Director at DTCP Infra.

Prior to joining DTCP he worked at OMERS Infrastructure and PGGM infrastructure (two of the largest global pension funds), with a strong focus on investments in digital infrastructure. During this time, he amongst others, led the investment in the joint-venture with ATC Europe and subsequent market entry in France, and sold the 2nd largest fibre network operator in the Netherlands to Delta / EQT. He also served on the board of telecommunication tower companies in Europe and Australia.

Earlier in his career, he held positions at the investment bank divisions of BNP Paribas and ING Bank. Bart holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and is a CFA® charter holder.

Christoph Steffens

Operating Partner

Christoph Steffens

Christoph is Operating Partner Value Creation & Scaling at DTCP’s Infrastructure Team.

 

His mission is to help DTCP’s portfolio companies in scaling their businesses from company and organization set-up and development, implementation of reporting, ERP and HR-systems & processes to finance raising and more specific topics in the areas of finance, HR, IT, and operational excellence.

 

Christoph has more than 25 years of experience in management positions in finance, operations, IT and HR in the TMT sector.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, he was CFO of STRATO and Managing Director of IONOS companies in the US and UK. He also worked as Managing Director and Director IT for mobilCom/freenet, Manager in the Corporate Finance Practice of PwC as well as in Business Development Asia/Pacific for Deutsche Telekom.

 

Christoph holds a degree in Economics of Technical University Berlin.

Iryna Doroshenko

Director Fund Management

Iryna Doroshenko

Iryna is Director Fund Management for DTCP’s infrastructure investment funds.

She supports the deal team in executing transactions and coordinates various service providers at the fund level. Iryna oversees aspects of the investment vehicle, including quarterly and annual net asset value calculations, and ensures a streamlined reporting process tailored to meet the needs of limited partners.

Prior to DTCP, she started her career in auditing at Deloitte, and held controlling positions in real estate and private equity funds in Luxembourg.

Iryna holds a master’s degree in economics from the Central European University.

Jessica Boyens

Associate

Jessica Boyens

Jessica is an Associate at DTCP Infra.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, Jessica worked at CapVest Partners, focusing on leveraged buy-out investments in the healthcare, consumer and business services sectors. Jessica started her career with the Consumer Products & Retail team at UBS where she was involved in the execution of multiple transactions.

 

She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Service Management from Copenhagen Business School.

Julius Carle

Associate

Julius Carle

Julius is Associate at DTCP Infra.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, he gained experience at Lazard's investment banking team and Deutsche Telekom’s M&A team.

 

Julius holds a B.Sc and M.Sc in International Finance from the International School of Finance at HfWU and a M.Sc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management from the University of Exeter.

Laura Heitmann

Associate

Laura Heitmann

Laura is Associate at DTCP Infra.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in the Consumer and Healthcare team, followed by the Emerging Market Equities team, in London. Laura has a Law and Business degree from the University of Warwick.

Michał Filipczak

Associate

Michał Filipczak

Michal is Associate at DTCP Infra.

Before joining DTCP, Michał worked as an investment banker in Credit Suisse’s TMT group in London and private equity analyst at Avia Capital in Warsaw. In his spare time, Michał enjoys kitesurfing, travelling and cycling.

Michał holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Finance and Accounting from Warsaw School of Economics.

Philipp von Bismarck

Managing Partner

Philipp von Bismarck

Philipp von Bismarck is Managing Partner at DTCP and a member of the investment committee of DTCP Infra.

He brings more than 20 years of experience as a transactions lawyer and has been deeply involved in digital infrastructure transactions for more than a decade. In this role he has closely accompanied DTCP since its inception and was instrumental in structuring, negotiating, executing and implementing all of its infrastructure related deals.

Prior to joining DTCP, he was Founding Partner of M&A-focused boutique law firm Wendelstein, where he co-led the M&A department. Before that, he held positions at Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt and Munich and at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. He currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG, a publicly listed telecommunications and internet service provider group.

Philipp studied Law at Ludwig-Maximilans-University of Munich and holds a law degree from the state of Bavaria and a second law degree from the states of Hamburg, Bremen and Schleswig Holstein.

Tim Hofmann

Principal

Tim Hofmann

Tim is Principal at DTCP Infra.

Tim serves as a board member at Keepler Data Tech and maincubes and has been involved in the Swiss Towers and the Cellnex NL transactions.

Prior to joining DTCP in 2017, Tim worked in the M&A and corporate finance team of Greenhill & Co. and Commerzbank, respectively. Tim holds a Master of Science in Finance and Private Equity from London School of Economics. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Vicente Vento

Founder & CEO, Managing Partner

Vicente Vento

Vicente has been an investor, advisor and senior executive in telecommunications, media, and technology for over 18 years. With a strong track record and network, Vicente is behind the investment strategies of DTCP. He has deployed over $2.3 billion in invested capital and executed over $100 billion in announced M&A transactions.

 

Vicente is a Managing Partner and a member of the investment committee of DTCP Infra, and a member of the investment committee of DTCP Growth. He currently serves as a board member at Cellnex Netherlands, Open Dutch Fiber, Community Fibre Ltd. and maincubes. Previously, he held board positions at Scout 24 (G24.DE), Ströer Media AG (SAX.DE), Cellnex Switzerland, Strato AG, Nexmo, Keepler and Cellwize.

Prior to founding DTCP, Vicente was the Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and a Senior Vice President at Deutsche Telekom between 2010 and 2015. During this time, he executed – amongst other transactions – the merger of MetroPCS with T-Mobile US, the lease-leaseback of over 7,000 T-Mobile telecommunication towers to Crown Castle, the sale of EE to British Telecom, and the acquisition of GTS Central Europe.

Before his tenure at Deutsche Telekom, he held various advisory and asset management positions at Morgan Stanley, Blackstone, and Royal Capital Management.

Vicente holds a degree in business administration and MBA (Lic&MBA) from ESADE Business School.

Waldemar Maurer

Partner

Waldemar Maurer

Waldemar is a Partner at DTCP Infra.

 

With over 15 years of experience in private equity and investment banking, Waldemar specializes in TMT investments, particularly focusing on data centers and cell towers. Waldemar serves as a member of the Investment Committee at DTCP Infra and holds board positions at Cellnex Netherlands, Keepler Data Tech, and maincubes secure data centers. His past board roles include positions at Cellnex Switzerland and Cellwize.

 

Before joining DTCP, Waldemar served as an Investment Banker at both Lazard and Nomura. His expertise includes executing M&A and capital markets transactions spanning various industries, with a particular focus on TMT and leveraged finance.

 

Waldemar holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, Singapore/France, and a Bachelor of Science from EBS University of Economics and Law, Germany.

 

Zahl Limbuwala

Operating Partner

Zahl Limbuwala

Zahl Limbuwala is Operating Partner at DTCP.

 

With over 30 years of experience in data center operations, Zahl supports DTCP Infra's portfolio companies to scale and accelerate their growth. He is Chairman of the Board of maincubes, a colocation data center provider. Most recently,he served as Chief Operating Officer at AtlasEdge. Before AtlasEdge, Zahl had a long and esteemed career at Romonet, a leading software business, which he co-founded in 2009 and led as CEO until its acquisition by CBRE DCS – the world’s largest provider of outsourced Data Center Technology solutions. He also served at BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for more than 8 years, where he founded and chaired the committee for the Data Center Specialist Group.

Zahl enjoys widespread international recognition within the data center community.

Alvaro Ramos

Portfolio Controller

Alvaro Ramos

Álvaro is Portfolio Controller at DTCP Luxembourg.

Prior to joining DTCP, he worked as auditor at EY Luxembourg, where he specialized in the Private Equity and Real Estate sector.

Álvaro holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from IE Business School in Spain

Ann-Sofie Kusch

Expert Legal & Operations

Ann-Sofie Kusch

Ann-Sofie is Expert Legal & Operations. She is a certified AML Officer.

 

Prior to joining DTCP Ann-Sofie studied law at the University of Greifswald. She is a trained paralegal and has previously worked in a law firm in Hamburg.

Christiane Repenning

Executive Assistant

Christiane Repenning

Christiane is Executive Assistant to Oliver Schmäschke and Alexander Helmke.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked at a multi-family office as an Executive & Team Assistant while concurrently implementing projects as a freelance communications specialist. Prior to that, Christiane worked in corporate communications for an international FMCG company as well as PR agencies. She holds a Bachelor‘s degree in Anthropology and Hispanic Studies from Davidson College (NC, USA).

Claudius Laskawy

Director IR & Value Creation

Claudius Laskawy

Claudius is Director IR & Value Creation.

Before joining DTCP, Claudius worked for Silicon Valley based innovation platform Plug and Play Tech Center and boutique consulting firm Infront Consulting & Management, where he frequently engaged with executives, innovation teams and startups defining their innovation and digital transformation strategies.

Claudius gained international experience in the Netherlands, India, Indonesia, and the United States, and holds a MSc. Business Information Management from Rotterdam School of Management.

Halima el Mouden

Director Finance

Halima el Mouden

Halima is Director Finance at DTCP.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked in corporate finance for an investment bank and one of the UK's largest active asset managers.

She has extensive experience in finance, corporate and regulatory governance. She holds a bachelor and master’s degrees in European Business Administration from University Jean Moulin, Lyon III, France and Anglia Polytechnic University in Cambridge, UK.

                                               

Idrees Nooristani

Finance Manager

Idrees Nooristani

Idrees is Finance Manager at DTCP.

Prior to DTCP he worked as Financial and Project Controller at an international Aircraft Engineering and IT company. Idrees holds a Master's degree in Global Management and Governance from Hamburg School of Business Administration.

Isabel Kleine

Executive Assistant

Isabel Kleine

Isabel is Executive Assistant to Aldo Cardoso, Anselm Maur, Bart de Jong, Jan-Michael Dierkes and Zahl Limbuwala.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked many years in operational roles in the finance industry. Isabel holds a BA in Geography.

Linda Jahn

Executive Assistant

Linda Jahn

Linda is the Executive Assistant to Jack Young, Lance Matthews and Aurin Bhattacharjee at DTCP in the United States.

 

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked many years as an Executive Assistant in several fields including medical and architecture, with each industry broadening and strengthening her professional skillset.

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Maria Stepanova

Senior Manager Investment Controlling

Maria Stepanova

Maria is Senior Manager Investment Controlling at DTCP.

Prior to that, she was a German Finance Operations Manager at eDreams ODIGEO, the largest online travel agency in Europe, and the largest distributor of online flights in the world.

Maria holds an MiBA from the University of Hamburg and a diploma in International Finance from St. Petersburg State University for Economics and Finance.

Martin Klima

Chief Financial Officer

Martin Klima

Martin is Chief Financial Officer at DTCP.

He joined DTCP from energy giants Innogy and RWE where he held various management positions in Germany and the UK. His roles spanned Finance and Corporate Strategy as well as M&A and Restructuring assignments. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant at Siemens, advising senior management globally on technology, R&D and product strategy.

Martin holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and was a visiting researcher in the field of Nanotechnology at Columbia University, New York. He is a CFA charterholder.

Melanie Böttcher

Senior Manager Investor Relations

Melanie Böttcher

Melanie is Senior Manager Investor Relations at DTCP.

Melanie started her career in an advisory firm focused on Investor Relations and Financial Communications, where she did several IPOs and bond emissions. Prior to joining DTCP, she worked in Investor Relations for the publicly listed ISRA VISION AG and successfully worked on the takeover and squeeze-out by Atlas Copco SE.

Melanie completed her banking apprenticeship and holds a bachelor's degree in Communications and Management from the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg.

Natasha Dieah

Executive Assistant

Natasha Dieah

Natasha is the Executive Assistant to Vicente Vento and Martin Klima at DTCP.

Prior to joining DTCP, Natasha worked in several industries including media, shipping, banking, and seven years at the FinTech Deposit Solutions as PA to the CEO.

Natasha holds a BA in Communications.

Oliver Schmäschke

COO

Oliver Schmäschke

Oliver is the Chief Operating Officer of DTCP.

At the intersection of a network of over 80 global Technology & Telecom corporations and DTCP’s portfolio companies, Oliver’s team realizes financial and strategic synergies between the two. Oliver holds a Board Observer seat on the boards of everphone and RemoteMyApp. From 2015 to 2019, Oliver led the operational build-up of DTCP as the firm’s first employee and Chief of Staff to the CEO, before transitioning to his current role. He started his career as a Consultant at Boston Consulting Group. Oliver is a former first division and youth national team (beach-) volleyball player, ingesting all the persistence, endurance and commitment required to reach maximum results.

Oliver holds a Master of Science in Materials Science from the Technical University Hamburg, Germany, and Technical University Aveiro, Portugal, as well as a Master of Technology Management from Northern Institute of Technology Management Hamburg, Germany.

Reut Yair

Office Manager

Reut Yair

Reut is Office Manager at DTCP in Israel.

Prior to joining DTCP, Reut was a lawyer at an insurance company, and previously worked as a flight attendant at El Al Airlines for two years. Reut holds an LL.B in Law and served in the Israeli Air Force.

Sabrina Becker

Director HR & Talent

Sabrina Becker

Sabrina is Director HR & Talent at DTCP.



Sabrina has more than 10 years of experience in recruiting for SMB, PE, VC, and corporate businesses with an international focus.

Before joining DTCP, she was Principal Leadership Recruiter at N26, one of Europe’s leading neo-banks. There, she built a strong and durable leadership group for the Product, Tech and Design verticals but also for the business areas.

Prior to that, she worked for Cribb, a boutique executive search firm, which specialises in digital and new emerging roles for various sectors from Director to C-Suite and board roles. There, Sabrina focussed on a variety of business roles but always had a passion for technology, data and AI/ IoT roles for clients in the financial services, insurance, and telco sector.

Sabrina holds a degree in sociology, economic & social psychology.

Selina Thoma

ESG & Operations Manager

Selina Thoma

Selina is ESG & Operations Manager at DTCP Luxembourg.

Prior to joining DTCP, she gained experience in Amazon’s Sustainability Engineering team, focusing on E-Mobility and Energy Efficiency Initiatives. Selina holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Silke Blum

Director Marketing & Communications

Silke Blum

Silke is Director of Marketing & Communications at DTCP.

She has more than 15 years of experience in strategic marketing and PR for investment companies and in promoting complex traditional and alternative financial products in Luxembourg and Germany.

Before joining DTCP, she was Head of Marketing & PR at 7orca Asset Management, a fast-growing asset manager specializing in FX hedging solutions for institutional clients. There, she successfully designed and developed the company's brand strategy and took the lead role in creating and implementing the communications concept since the firm’s inception in 2017. Prior to that, she worked in product management at Aquila Capital, an alternative investment manager, and in product marketing and investment writing at Nordea Asset Management.

Silke has a degree in business administration and is a CAIA Charterholder.

Ska Sijia Du

Associate

Ska Sijia Du

Ska is Associate in the DTCP Advisory Team.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked for Target Global, a leading European VC. She also gained experience from World Bank Group, United Nations, LinkedIn, Allianz Global Investors and The Economist in Asia and Europe working on investment and innovation projects.

Ska is passionate about tech and social impact. She is part of G20 Young Global Changer Class 2020. Ska Sijia holds an M.Sc. in Management from ESMT Berlin

Stefan Uhlitzsch

Head of Finance

Stefan Uhlitzsch

Stefan is Head of Finance at DTCP, based in Luxembourg.

Before joining DTCP, Stefan established and led the finance team at J.P. Morgan Mobility Payments Solutions, an innovative payment services provider jointly owned by JP Morgan and Volkswagen Financial Services. He commenced his career at PwC, specializing in auditing banks and other companies in the financial services sector, along with consulting on IFRS and regulatory reporting. Stefan is an ACCA member and has successfully completed the European Master in International Management program at the Franco-German University (DFA-UFA).

Susana Vilela

Office Manager

Susana Vilela

Susana is office manager at DTCP’s Headquarter in Hamburg.

Prior to joining DTCP, she worked as receptionist for a chemical trading company. Susana has a gastronomical background, and she owned a Portuguese café.

Zohal Aslami

Finance Expert

Zohal Aslami

Zohal is Finance Expert at DTCP.

Zohal started her career at Mazars, an auditing and tax consulting company where she deepened her knowledge in taxation and auditing. Thereafter she worked in Controlling and Financing in a traditional Hamburg-based shipping company, where she was responsible for international investors.

Zohal gained international experience in India, United States and France and holds a MSc. in Business Administration from École de Management, Strasbourg and University of Hamburg.