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Cornelius Boersch Overview
Cornelius Boersch General Information
Dr. Cornelius Boersch is a Co-Founder and serves as CEO & Chairman of the Board at Mountain & Co. I Acquisition. He is also the Co-Founder of Conny & Co. He serves as an Advisor at Liwe Communities. He serves as Board Member at Destinus, Faarms, Jedsy,Pidge,Tpaga. He serves as Angel Investor at Cornelius Boersch. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Mountain Partners. He serves as Board Member at Lingoda. He serves as Board Member and Advvisor at GlobalBlockchain. He also served as Advisor at Ideabox Ventures. He is also the Founder of ACG AG. After ACG he became a shareholder and investment partner of a large German-Swiss investment group. He received a Diploma from EBS University of Business of Law and a Degree from the University of Duisburg-Essen. He studied at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Essen with a thesis on venture capital. He later also acted as honorary professor and held lectures at the University of Essen. He is an entrepreneur, business angel and founder of numerous technology companies. He initiated the Entrepreneurs Day at the Tegernsee 16 years ago and regularly holds speeches at universities or tech events all over the world. As a business angel, he has invested in more than 400 companies since 1995 and was voted "European Business Angel of the Year" in 2009. He is a European Investment Fund (EIF) - certified super angel, which means that the EIF matches his startup investments 1 to 1. For his activities he was named "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2000. Conny has authored several books on topics ranging from digitalization to happiness and lifelong learning. His latest publication "Missed the future", which he wrote together. He became a bestseller and was translated into 8 languages. Politically, Conny acted as advisor to Dr. Guido Westerwelle, former president of the German Liberal Party, FDP, Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany from 2009 to 2012. He serves as Chairman & Member of Supervisory Board. He is the founder of Mountain Partners AG and has been a passionate entrepreneur, investor and founder of numerous technology companies for the past 25 years. He founded his first company during his studies, has developed it into the smart card broker and RFID-producer ACG AG and successfully floated it on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in 1999. Subsequently, Conny Boersch initiated the development of further RFID-based companies, such as Smartrac (IPO'd in 2006), Identiv (NASDAQ-listed since 2006) and recently the cashless payment systems providers Sandpiper Digital Payments. With the founding of MP, Conny dedicated himself to the development of internet and technology companies. Conny is the "European Business Angel of the Year 2009" and currently one of the most active and well-recognized Business Angels in Europe, whose investments are co-financed by the European Investment Fund.