Alexander Samwer Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 7
  • Portfolio
  • 4
  • Exits
  • 1
Exits

Alexander Samwer General Information

Description

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 Alando.de which became the market leader of internet auctions in Germany. After the successful sale of Alando.de 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.

Contact Information

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

Alexander Samwer Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Millimetric.ai 01-Oct-2019 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
0000000 21-Nov-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
0000000 14-Sep-2017 00000 (00000 00.000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
000000 20-Mar-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
000000 21-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
MFG.com 26-Jan-2007 Later Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 000000000 000000
Mobly Early Stage VC 0000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
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Alexander Samwer Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
00000 01-Jan-2012 000000000000000000
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Alexander Samwer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Alexander Samwer Angel Investor 0 Munich, Germany
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Alexander Samwer Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Global Founders Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Miroma Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Passion Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Picus Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Timothy Bunting 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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