Ingo Franz is a Venture Partner with CREATHOR VENTURE and has been working in the venture capital industry for more than 15 years. He has a broad investment experience in IT/Media, software, communication and new materials companies. Prior to joining CREATHOR VENTURE, Ingo Franz was an Investment Manager at Technologieholding and later on Investment Director with 3i heading the German electronics and materials investment activities. Prior to his venture capital career, Ingo managed strategy and technology initiatives in the high-tech, manufacturing and logistics industry for the Bossard Consulting Group and Gemini Management Consulting. He spent several years abroad, working for French, UK and US-based companies. Mr. Franz holds a master degree in Engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt and a master degree in Business Administration (lic. Oec.) from the University of St. Gallen.