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Alexander Samwer


Mr. Alexander Samwer served as a Partner at European Founders Fund. He holds a Master's Degree from the University of Oxford and an MBA with high distinction from the Harvard Business School. In January 1999, he and his two brothers founded which became the market leader of internet auctions in Germany. After the successful sale of to eBay Inc., He was Managing Director of eBay, responsible for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Together with his brothers, he turned eBay Germany into the most profitable international site of eBay worldwide. In 2000, He and his brothers founded Jamba! AG which became the market leader for wireless content such as music, pictures, games and videos for mobile phones in Europe and the US. In 2004 Verisign Inc. acquired Jamba! AG. In 2006 News Corp. acquired 51% of Jamba. He is a guest lecturer on Venture Finance and Internet Economics at several German universities.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Alexander Samwer Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Miscusi 21-Nov-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
0000000 14-Sep-2017 00000 (00000 00.000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Nested 20-Mar-2017 Early Stage VC 000.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000000 000000 26-Jan-2007 Later Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 000000000 000000
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Alexander Samwer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Alexander Samwer Angel Investor 0 Munich, Germany