Mathias eats and breathes marketplaces.
Before joining Speedinvest to launch Speedinvest x, a focus fund investing into network effects, he was a general manager for the German market at Uniplaces, an international marketplace for student accommodation. Before that, Mathias built out the marketplace practice at Berlin-based Point Nine Capital, an early-stage fund focusing on SaaS and marketplaces. He was a Principal for 4 years.
Mathias also led the M&A-department of ricardo Group, then a subsidiary of South African Naspers, that operates several online marketplace, classifieds and auction businesses across Europe. He began his career as an Investment Manager at Mountain Partners Group in Zurich, where he lead early-stage investments in companies such as Lieferando and reBuy.