Michael, through his company CABOA GmbH, is a senior executive advisor to DTCP's growth capital business. He serves as board member/observer at Cuculus, Droniq, Global Savings Group, Mojio, Ranovus and Teqcycle Solutions.
Prior to his current role, Michael was managing director in DTCP's Europe-based venture and growth capital team and before that managing director at T-Venture where he focused on disruptive wireless, deep-tech, and infrastructure investments. He has invested in numerous start-ups and successfully exited Affirmed Networks, Boku, Cittadino, CoreMedia, Demandware, ETA Devices, FON, and Swyx. Earlier in his career, he worked as senior consultant at Detecon International, as product manager of the German fixed network operator o.tel.o communications, and founded his own company.
Michael holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Wuppertal, Germany.
Florent-Aurélien is Associate at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.
Prior to joining DTCP, he was an Analyst at Ventech, a leading French Venture Capital firm.
Florent-Aurélien holds an M.Sc. in Finance from EM Lyon Business School and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Ecole Centrale d’Electronique Paris.
Rahul is a Portfolio Controller at DTCP in the Finance Team.
Before joining DTCP, he gained experience in processing US Retirement 401(k) Plan investments at DataPath Limited, Bangladesh.
Rahul holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and is on the verge of completing his Master's degree in International Business & Sustainability (MIBAS) from the University of Hamburg.
Sören is the Operations Manager at DTCP.
His role comprises a broad spectrum of responsibilities including direct assistance to the management as well as corporate development projects.
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.
Stefan is the General Counsel at DTCP.
Prior to joining DTCP he 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, inter alia the first issuance and trade of a commercial paper on a DLT system (R3’s Corda).
Earlier in his career, he was five years with 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.
Christopher is an Associate at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.
Prior to joining DTCP, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Raymond James in Munich and founded an online tutoring company. He serves as a Board Member/Observer at Pinger, ShareThis, and Tarana on behalf of DTCP.
Christopher holds an M.Sc. in Finance from ESADE Business School.
Philip is an Analyst at DTCP in the Advisory team.
Prior to joining DTCP, he gained experience in banking, consulting, venture capital and private equity through various internships. Throughout his studies, he lived in Frankfurt, Barcelona, London, Brussels and Lisbon.
Philip holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics from J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt and a M.Sc. in Finance/CEMS from Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon.
Robin is an Associate at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.
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.
John leads DTCP’s investor relations, marketing, and communication efforts.
Prior to joining DTCP, he was a Director at Feros Advisers, a London-based boutique capital markets advisory he helped build from the outset. He also worked as an equity analyst at Berenberg and RBS, and has experience in ECM from UniCredit.
John holds a postgraduate Masters degree in Finance from ESCP-Europe, as well as a Masters degree in International Economics from the University of Innsbruck. Always having been a hands on person, he currently can be found renovating a farm house and customizing his vintage motorbike.
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.
Leonie is an Analyst at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.
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.
Ekaterina is a Senior Portfolio Controller at DTCP in the Finance team.
Prior to joining DTCP, she gained experience in the investment industry at AXA Investment Managers as well as in audit at Deloitte and pwc.
Ekaterina holds a diploma from the National Research Nuclear University in Moscow and a master’s degree from the University of Hamburg.
Thomas is a Partner and Head of Growth Equity Europe and Israel at DTCP. He is responsible for the European and Israeli activities of the fund and invested in / serves as Board member / observers at: Neo4j, Aircall, Signavio, Pipedrive, LeanIX, Relayr, Fornova, eValue, enfore and Gini.
Prior to DTCP Thomas was Founder and Managing Partner of Bauer Venture Partners, a €100m venture capital fund. Before, Thomas was the Head of M&A at Bauer Media and long-term Managing Partner at German venture capital pioneer Neuhaus Partners. He invested in Searchmetrics, Content Fleet, Propertybase, Contorion, Navabi and apprupt, amongst others, and has gained broad entrepreneurial experiences from the foundation of several companies.
Thomas studied at the University of Hamburg and holds a master's degree in technical economics.
Michael is a Managing Director at DTCP in the Growth Equity team.
He joined DTCP 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.
Oliver is Managing Director, Portfolio Development and Partnerships, and a founding member 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 is married and has a young daughter.
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.
Christian is Senior Finance Expert at DTCP.
Prior to DTCP, he was Manager in Corporate Finance at one of the Top 5 audit firms. Christian has ample experience in the fields of valuation, due diligence, and IFRS accounting.
He holds a diploma degree in international business management from the International School of Management in Dortmund.
Maria is a Finance Expert 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.
Mia is the Executive Assistant to Vicente and Martin at DTCP.
Prior to joining DTCP, she worked in the tourism industry and gained experiences in sales and product management.
Mia holds a Bachelor in Economics of Tourism.
Susana is the receptionist at DTCP’s HQ.
Prior to joining DTCP, she worked as receptionist for a chemical trading company.
Susana has a gastronomical background and she owned a Portuguese café.
Vicente is the co-founder and CEO of DTCP.
He has been an investor, adviser and senior executive in telecommunications, media, and technology (TMT) for over 17 years. With a strong track record and network, Vicente is behind the investment strategies of DTCP, a platform with over $1 billion assets under management and 42 employees across Europe, North America, and Asia. He has deployed over $1.7 billion in invested capital and executed over $100 billion in announced M&A transactions during his career.
Vicente chairs the investment committees of DTCP Growth and DTCP Infra. He currently serves as a board member at Cellwize and Community Fibre, as well as a board observer at Keepler and Smarkets. Previously, he held board positions at Scout 24 (G24.DE), Ströer Media AG (SAX.DE), Cellnex Switzerland, Strato AG, and Nexmo. Vicente advised Deutsche Telekom on the sell-down of its Scout24 shareholding, the sale of T-Online to Ströer, and the sale Strato to United Internet.
Prior to founding DTCP, Vicente was the 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 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.
Born in France to Spanish parents, and educated in a German school, Vicente is a true European whose children grow up with four languages. He is a keen skier and tennis player.
Vicente holds a degree in business administration and MBA from ESADE Business School (Lic&MBA).