Frederik Hagenauer


Frederik is a former founder and venture builder with a profound interest in technology. In 2012 he founded Skive, a digital learning platform trusted by over 250,000 students across Europe, where he led operations and the growth function. Skive was sold to a competitor in late 2016 and Frederik subsequently worked in corporate venturing and company building. As an external expert for Digital McKinsey he helped set up an insurtech corporate venture. As an Entrepreneur in Residence at Entrepreneur First in London he acted as a sparring partner for incoming founders to help them build globally important deep tech companies. At Speedinvest, Frederik wants to combine these experiences. He is part of the pre-seed team where he aims to support the world’s most ambitious founders early on in their journey of creating world-changing companies.

Frederik studied in Maastricht and Singapore and holds an Msc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. Aside from his work he is interested in the societal impact of technology. In 2017 Frederik helped launch Juan Mata’s football-based charity Common Goal in an effort to generate funds to contribute to the UN sustainable development goals.