Cornelius Boersch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 80

  • Portfolio
  • 52

  • Exits
  • 22


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.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Zurich
  • Switzerland

Cornelius Boersch Investments (80)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Flash Coffee 12-May-2023 Early Stage VC 000.00 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000 00.0
Faarms 14-Jul-2022 00000 00000 0000 Other Agriculture Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000 00.0
albo 30-Apr-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000 00.0
Destinus 18-Mar-2022 00000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
Tpaga 18-Feb-2022 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000 00.0
FinMatch 01-Nov-2021 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue
Faarms 05-Aug-2021 0000 00000 000 Other Agriculture Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000 00.0
Momint 28-May-2021 00000 (00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
Lingoda 15-Apr-2021 Later Stage VC 000.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Flash Coffee 07-Apr-2021 Early Stage VC 000.00 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000 00.0

Cornelius Boersch Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Wagawin 30-Sep-2023 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Me.mento 3D Interactive 02-May-2023 000 00 00000000
SocialWave (Media and Information Services) 21-Apr-2023 000000000000000000 000.00
Ampido 01-Jan-2023 000000000 00000000
youtiful 29-Oct-2022 000 00 00000000
Simplesurance 29-Sep-2022 000000000000000000
Gambio 13-Jul-2022 0000000000
Urbvan 11-Jul-2022 000000000000000000 0000
TrueHome 01-Nov-2021 Merger/Acquisition
Montredo 02-Sep-2021 Merger/Acquisition

Cornelius Boersch Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Cornelius Boersch Team (2)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Felix Exner Executive Zurich, Switzerland
Cornelius Boersch Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 00 Zurich, Switzerland

Cornelius Boersch Co-Investors (73)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Conny & Co. 9 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mountain Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mountain Lion Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Minimal VC 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Summit Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar