Lars Hinrichs Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 20

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 13


Lars Hinrichs General Information


Mr. Lars Hinrichs is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Cinco Capital. He serves as a Senior Advisor at Digital Transformation Capital Partners. He serves as Member of the Supervisory Board & Member of the Strategy, ESG and Innovation Committee at Deutsche Telekom. He is also the Founder of HackFwd. He applied his learnings to his third major effort, XING, a highly successful business networking platform. As Founder and CEO, he oversaw its 2006 IPO, making XING the world's first Web 2.0 company to go public. He also became active in investing in and helping secure funding for a wide range of tech startups, proving his instinct for great talent and game-changing ideas. When he's not working on his fourth (and most exciting) start-up yet, he can be found advising the Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, the Young Global Leaders, and helping Germany with their digital strategy as part of the UNICEF council. He is also a Supervisory Board Member at Deutsche Telekom. He also serves as an Advisor at Target Global. He is also the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Xbox.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Badestraße 2
  • 20148 Hamburg
  • Germany
+49 040 00000000

Lars Hinrichs Investments (20)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
JamesEdition 01-Dec-2021 Later Stage VC Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Klarian 28-Sep-2018 00000 (00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
1aim 01-Mar-2015 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Infogram 13-Feb-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Filmaster 01-Jul-2013 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Enfore 27-Jun-2013 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Brille24 10-Sep-2012 00000 00000 00.000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Doo 15-Jun-2012 00000 00000 00.000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
FreeNow 23-Jan-2012 Early Stage VC 000.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
FullContact 15-Aug-2011 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000 00000000

Lars Hinrichs Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Flip4New 30-Apr-2021 Merger/Acquisition
1aim 27-Jun-2019 000000000000000000
Brille24 11-Feb-2019 000000000000000000
Infogram 16-May-2017 0000000000
Filmaster 15-Jun-2015 000000000000000000 00.000
Adconion Media Group 16-Sep-2014 000000000000000000 00000
FreeNow 03-Sep-2014 000000000000000000 00000
Cliqz 01-May-2013 000000000000000000
Qype 23-Oct-2012 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Social Gaming Network (Acquired) 19-Apr-2011 Merger/Acquisition

Lars Hinrichs Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Lars Hinrichs Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Lars Hinrichs Angel Investor 00 0 Hamburg, Germany

Lars Hinrichs Co-Investors (1)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Tar Heel Capital Pathfinder 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Lars Hinrichs FAQs

  • Who is Lars Hinrichs?

    Lars Hinrichs is an angel Investor who has made 20 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Lars Hinrichs?

    Lars Hinrichs is an angel investor.

  • What does Lars Hinrichs do?

    As an angel investor, Lars Hinrichs invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Lars Hinrichs hold?

    Lars Hinrichs holds a board seat in Deutsche Telekom.

  • What has Lars Hinrichs invested in?

    Lars Hinrichs has made numerous investments in companies like JamesEdition, Klarian, and 1aim within the Services (B2C Non-Financial) and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Lars Hinrichs invested in recently?

    Lars Hinrichs's latest investment was on 01-Dec-2021 in JamesEdition, a company within the Services (B2C Non-Financial) industry.

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