Founder & Managing Director at shortcut Ventures GmbH. After completing a degree in Engineering at the University of Siegen, Thorsten first worked for the business consultancy A.T. Kearney. In 1998, he moved to the USA to study for an MBA at the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). During that period, Thorsten worked for eBay Inc. (USA) as International Marketing Manager for the USA, Germany, the UK and Japan. His main interests are strategy, business models, negotiations, marketing, and sales.