Co-Founder & CEO German Entrepreneurship
Co-Founder & Executive Director of the LMU Entrepreneurship Center and the German Accelerator. Andy is also Co-Founder & Managing Director of Deloitte Digital Ventures, a new entity dedicated to building digital businesses for Fortune 500 level firms.
A serial entrepreneur with 33 years of experience in founding, financing, building and accelerating companies, Andy sold his software company to the publicly listed Avanquest Software in 2003, served as COO Europe until 2009 and as a Board Member until 2014. Andy served for 3 years as a Board member at Carpooling.com (recently acquired by Bla Bla Car) and 4 years at Feingold Technologies (recently acquired by ShareCare). His accelerator at the LMU, the top ranked university in Germany, has spawned over 180 companies in 8 years and the German Accelerator, a project of the German government has graduated over 70 companies in 3 years.
Before co-founding Deloitte Digital Ventures, Andy also led the launches of The Allianz Digital Accelerator & The Volkswagen DataLab and currently is leading Corporate Accelerator launches in the Pharma, Gas and Auto industries. Andy is co-founder of the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie in Munich and a founding member of 4Entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneurial Think Tank of the 4 Munich Universities and holds teaching positions at the LMU (Munich University), the HFF (Munich Film and Television University) and at the EM Lyon Business School in France.
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