Co-founder & CEO
An entrepreneur by heart who incorporates an extraordinary structured way of problem solving, business judgement and passion for building of new business. Michael possesses 25 years of experience in building companies and cross-functional strategy, innovation, and transformation programs. He sold his last business, app development agency AppAdvisors, to Bertelsmann. Michael has a leading role at Datarella in building and expanding its competencies as a solution provider for data-driven digital transformation, focused on the product areas of Blockchain and Technical Compliance. Based on his long-time experience as startup mentor, e.g. with the Founder Institute, Michael leads the CSC team that selects the startups CSC is going to invest in.
Co-founder & CTO
An expert in data driven business transformation. Joerg has been advising companies in digitalization and Big Data as a strategic consultant and data scientist, especially regarding the Industrial Internet, Internet of Things, data security and data protection. He has lead large teams and companies as a CEO and manager and provided his expertise as strategy consultant to Roland Berger among others. Joerg has been developing business models for blockchain technology since 2013 and gives classes and workshops on the same topic. He teaches blockchain and data science at NYU, New York, TUM, Munich, and other universities.
Co-founder & CDO
Kira is an experienced product developer who can excellently think through a product from its concept, user experience, design to overall functionality. Over the last 20 years she has realized numerous interactive design projects. Her experience in web and mobile applications ensure products are usable. Prior to her role at Datarella she founded and led app development agency AppAdvisors which she sold to Bertelsmann.
Co-founder & COO
As an experienced investment manager in the field of direct private equity and infrastructure investments, Yuki adds value to companies with his investor spirit and his in-depth expertise in corporate finance. He spent more than 10 years at Allianz Capital Partners in Munich and London, the direct private equity and infrastructure entity of the leading German insurance company Allianz. As a board member at Landis+Gyr, Ionbond and Four Seasons Health Care, he supported the management of portfolio companies until exit. With Datarella, Yuki founded a big data consulting start-up in 2013. Since 2012, he supports the family office at goetzpartners as an independent corporate finance consultant.
Dr. Michael Gebert
CEO German Crowdfunding Association
Member European Crowdfunding Stakeholders Forum
Dr. Markus Kaulartz
Prof. Dr. Ing. Gerhard Plasonig
Delegate of the Board, WoodWelding SA
Delegate of the Board, Spinewelding AG
Honorary Professor, TUM School of Management