Alexander Samwer Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 10

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 2

Exits

Alexander Samwer General Information

Description

Alexander Samwer, a partner at European Founders Fund, 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., Alexander 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, Alexander 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.Alexander is a guest lecturer on Venture Finance and Internet Economics at several German universities.

Business Details

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

Alexander Samwer Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Entrix 06-Sep-2023 Early Stage VC Other Energy Services Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Meddo 08-Jan-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Enpal 03-Nov-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Millimetric.ai 01-Oct-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Enpal 20-Aug-2019 0000 00000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Miscusi 14-Sep-2017 00000 (00000 00.000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Nested 20-Mar-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Nested 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/Not Profitable 000000000 000000

Alexander Samwer Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
MFG.com 01-May-2022 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Mobly 01-Jan-2012 000000000000000000

Alexander Samwer Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Alexander Samwer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Alexander Samwer Angel Investor 00

Alexander Samwer Co-Investors (18)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Picus Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
LetsVenture Online 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lukasz Gadowski 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SRI Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
growX Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Alexander Samwer FAQs

  • Who is Alexander Samwer?

    Alexander Samwer is an angel Investor who has made 10 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Alexander Samwer?

    Alexander Samwer is an angel investor.

  • What does Alexander Samwer do?

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

  • What has Alexander Samwer invested in?

    Alexander Samwer has made numerous investments in companies like Entrix, Meddo, and Enpal within the Energy Services, Clinics/Outpatient Services, and Alternative Energy Equipment industries.

  • What has Alexander Samwer invested in recently?

    Alexander Samwer's latest investment was on 06-Sep-2023 in Entrix, a company within the Energy Services industry.

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