Peter Richarz

Managing Partner

Peter has been part of the German start-up scene for more than 20 years and has extensive experience in venture capital and company building. During this time he has founded numerous tech companies. He is mentor of the "Digital International Partnership Cologne/ Tel Aviv".

Since 2011 he has been co-founder of the Cologne-based company Builder crossventures and of Design Bestseller, one of the fastest growing e-commerce platforms for designer furniture in Europe. Before that he was Managing Director of Media Ventures, the private investment company of media entrepreneurs Dirk Ströer and Udo Müller with over 38 portfolio companies, including,,, Ströer Interactive.

Peter lives with his family near Cologne and is fascinated by nature, photography and architecture - and by the Cologne Carnival.