Martin Lautman Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 2


Martin Lautman General Information


Dr. Martin Lautman serves as a Partner at Musketeer Capital. He is an Angel Investor. He is also serves Managing Director as at Gfk Arbor. He served as Fund Advisor and Mentor at MentorTech Ventures. He is the former Chairman and CEO of GfK Custom Research North America. GfK, headquartered in Nuremburg, Germany, is the fourth largest information company in the world, with offices in over 100 countries. Prior to joining GfK, he was the Senior Managing Director of ARBOR, a marketing consulting and research firm where he directed over 500 branding, new products, marketing effectiveness assessment and strategy projects. Prior to ARBOR, he wrote battlefield simulation software for the Department of Defense. Over the past 10 years, he has focused on investments and venture capital and is an Angel Investor, Advisor and/or Venture Partner in multiple venture funds. He serves on multiple boards of advisors and directors, including a public company he helped found and several PE-funded companies and family businesses. He holds a Ph.D. degree from The Pennsylvania State University and is a graduate of the Executive Education Program of Harvard Business School. As a member of the Young President's Organization (YPO) he chaired the program for mentoring entrepreneurs. He has taught an advanced course in Marketing Strategy in The Wharton School MBA program, a second-year MBA Marketing Strategy course and a first-year Executive MBA course on Marketing Management, focused on entrepreneurship, at The Smeal School of Business at Penn State University. At each university, he was among the highest-rated professors. He has also lectured at Princeton University on setting up advisory boards and boards of directors.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 145 Cheswold Lane
  • Haverford
  • Philadelphia, PA 19041
  • United States

Martin Lautman Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Yumble (Food Products) 20-Sep-2018 Early Stage VC 000 Food Products Out of Business 000000 0000000 00.0
VendOp 08-Apr-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Logistics Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00.0
Derby Games 04-Feb-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
VendOp 21-Oct-2014 Angel (individual) Logistics Generating Revenue

Martin Lautman Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Yumble (Food Products) 01-Dec-2022 Out of Business
VendOp 000000000 00000000

Martin Lautman Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Martin Lautman Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Martin Lautman Ph.D Angel Investor 0 Philadelphia, PA

Martin Lautman FAQs

  • Who is Martin Lautman?

    Martin Lautman is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Martin Lautman?

    Martin Lautman is an angel investor.

  • What does Martin Lautman do?

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

  • What has Martin Lautman invested in?

    Martin Lautman has made numerous investments in companies like Yumble (Food Products), VendOp, and Derby Games within the Food Products, Logistics, and Entertainment Software industries.

  • What has Martin Lautman invested in recently?

    Martin Lautman's latest investment was on 20-Sep-2018 in Yumble (Food Products), a company within the Food Products industry.

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